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Aug
16
2022

NTSB Final Report: Hayden, ID

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On June 23, 2020, about 1701 Pacific daylight time, an Enstrom 280 FX helicopter, N280MM, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Hayden, Idaho. The student pilot was fatally injured, and the flight instructor was seriously injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 instructional flight.

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Aug
17
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: MILLVILLE, MN

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AIRCRAFT STRUCK POWERLINES AND CRASHED IN A FIELD, MILLVILLE, MN.

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Aug
17
2022

U.S. Navy Expands CH-53K® Training With Additional Simulators

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ORLANDO, Fla., August 17, 2022 – The United States Marines will gain additional training opportunities preparing them to operate the Sikorsky CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The aircraft is the  most modern and powerful helicopter in Department of Defense inventory capable of moving troops and equipment from ship to shore, and to higher altitude terrain, more quickly and effectively than ever before.

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Aug
17
2022

NTSB Final Report: Christmas Valley, OR

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According to the accident pilot, after transferring a patient from Klamath Falls, Oregon to Bend, Oregon, he received a request from his dispatch to collect a patient in Christmas Valley, Oregon. He reviewed weather information from stations surrounding the destination as there was no local weather reporting facility at the destination. The pilot recalled that the expected winds were from the northwest at 15-20 kts sustained, and gusting to 30 kts, but were acceptable for the flight. After a preflight inspection he departed on the accident flight with three flight crewmembers. They did not experience any significant weather while enroute to their destination and the helicopter was operating within its normal limitations. The pilot approached the airport by entering the airport traffic pattern from the north for a landing to the west as the winds were from the west/northwest. He recalled that the windspeeds at the time of arrival were approximately 15-20 kts and gusting between 25-30 kts.

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Aug
19
2022

FAA Awards $2.7M in Drone Research to Support Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $2.7 million to support research on how drones can assist in disaster preparedness and in emergencies. 

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Aug
19
2022

NTSB Final Report: Monrovia, IN

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On July 24, 2020, about 1316 eastern daylight time, a Brantly B2B helicopter, N383ES, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Monrovia, Indiana. The pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 maintenance test flight.

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Aug
19
2022

White House explores adoption of eVTOL and drones at Advanced Air Mobility Summit

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On August 3, 2022, the White House held a summit on advanced air mobility, including drones and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The summit was hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology and included presentations from Senator Bill Nelson, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator, Billy Nolen, the Acting Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Joby Aviation founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt. Other speakers included representatives from the Commercial Drone Alliance, the Choctaw Nation, the U.S. Army, the National Football League, and the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice, among others.

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Aug
19
2022

AEM Announces Retirement of CEO, Brian Wall, and Taylor Wylie Is Named General Manager

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Kelowna, BC, August 18, 2022 – Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. (AEM) announces today that Chief Executive Officer Brian Wall will retire, effective August 19, 2022. To ensure a smooth transition, Wall will continue to serve AEM in a consulting role for the next 12 months and has joined the board of Structural Monitoring Systems PLC.

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Aug
22
2022

Rotorcraft Pro Rebrands as Rotor Pro

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Beginning in August of 2022, the vertical lift industry media company Rotorcraft Pro, will rebrand itself to be Rotor Pro in order to broaden its horizons in an evolving industry.

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Aug
22
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: SAN ISIDRO, TX

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES ON A RANCH, SAN ISIDRO, TX.

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