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Aug
03
2017

DART H145 Emergency Float System Now FAA & EASA Approved

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DART Aerospace has received FAA & EASA approvals for the redesigned H145 emergency float system. Now certified for Sea State 6, the float system boasts longer maintenance intervals, weight savings and is compatible with OEM fixed provisions.

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Aug
02
2017

Helicopter Association International Requests Inclusion of Helicopters into FAA NextGen Incentive Program

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Alexandria, VA (August 2, 2017) – Helicopter Association International has initiated a request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for helicopters to be included in a little-used grant program that offers rebates to owners installing NextGen technology in certain types of aircraft.

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Jul
24
2017

ROBERTSON FUEL SYSTEMS BEGINS FLIGHT TESTING AS350 CRASH-RESISTANT FUEL TANK AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING DROP TEST

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RENO – Robertson Fuel Systems (RFS), a HEICO Company, and Vector Aerospace have completed a major milestone toward Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of their Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 light single helicopter family.

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Jul
07
2017

Bell 525 Relentless Resumes Flight Test Program

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Fort Worth, Texas (July 7, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 525 Relentless program has resumed flight test activity after receiving experimental certificate renewal from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Jun
12
2017

PWI Gets PMA Approval for New 1495 LEDs

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Wichita, KS: PWI has received PMA Approval on their new 1495 LED replacement reading light. The FAA gave their seal of approval to the 1495 reading light as part of PWI's ongoing MOU process.

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Jun
08
2017

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Achieves FAA Certification

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Dallas, Texas (June 8, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce that its Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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May
18
2017

ASU Selected as FAA’s First Fixed Wing NVG Training Organization

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(BOISE, Idaho) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) was chosen as the first company ever contracted to train the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Operations Inspectors and Aircraft Certification Pilots on the use of night vision goggles (NVGs) while operating fixed wing aircraft. ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA beginning on July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.

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May
09
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE OFFERS FAA APPROVED REPLACEMENT INTERIOR KITS FOR ROBINSON R44 AIRCRAFT

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec – May 10, 2017 - RAMM Aerospace is proud to announce receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for their R44 Replacement Seat Kit. With this FAA STC on hand, RAMM Aerospace now offers the most beneficial R44 Replacement Interior Kit on the market. The RAMM Aerospace R44 Replacement Interior Kit includes precut Carpet or Utility Flooring Kit, Leather Controls Boot Kit, a Wipe-Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit and the Replacement Seat Kit with Detachable Cushions.

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Apr
28
2017

FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems at DFW

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This week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its partners are conducting detection research on unmanned aircraft (UAS) – popularly called drones – at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport.

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Apr
27
2017

FAA Publishes First Set of UAS Facility Maps

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas.

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Apr
24
2017

BasicMed Begins

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General aviation pilots can now prepare to fly under BasicMed without holding a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements. They can fly under BasicMed beginning on May 1, the effective date of the January 10 final rule. It offers pilots an alternative to the FAA's medical qualification process for third class medical certificates, while keeping general aviation pilots safe and flying affordable.

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Apr
10
2017

FAA Will Release Maps to Speed up Drone Authorization Applications

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April 10- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. They will help drone operators improve the quality of their Part 107 airspace authorization requests and will help the FAA process these requests more quickly.

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Mar
21
2017

Clock is Ticking for 2017 UAS Symposium Registration

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reminds everyone there is less than a week left to register at a discounted rate for the 2017 UAS Symposium, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA, from March 27 to 29.

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Feb
23
2017

FAA Releases Updated Drone Sighting Reports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly called “drones". The latest data cover February through September 2016.

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Feb
17
2017

Registration for 2017 FAA UAS Symposium Goes Live

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced today that registration is underway for the 2017 UAS Symposium scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA, from March 27 to 29.

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Feb
16
2017

Drone Advisory Committee Builds Consensus

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WASHINGTON – The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) held its second meeting on January 31 in Reno, NV. The DAC is an RTCA Federal Advisory Committee comprised of executives who represent a wide array of stakeholders including: unmanned aircraft manufacturers and operators, traditional aviation groups, labor organizations, radio and navigation equipment manufacturers, airport operators, state and local government officials, and academia.

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Feb
15
2017

ALPINE AEROTECH SECURES TCCA, FAA & EASA STCs FOR INNOVATIVE BELL MEDIUM TAILBOOM BAGGAGE PROTECTION

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Kelowna, BC (February 15, 2017) — ALPINE AEROTECH announced today that they have officially secured Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) STC’s for their innovative Tailboom Baggage Protection Kit, specifically designed for Bell 205, 212, and 412 helicopters.

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Feb
13
2017

U.S. Helicopter Accidents Decrease for the Third Consecutive Year

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WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. helicopter accident rate and the fatal helicopter accident rate have fallen for the third consecutive year, according to Federal Aviation Administration data.

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Feb
02
2017

CHI AVIATION GRANTED FAA TYPE CERTIFICATE FOR CH-47D “Chinook”

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Howell, MI, February 2, 2017 - CHI Aviation is pleased to announce the completion of the Federal Aviation Administration’s process for acquiring a TYPE CERTIFICATE (TC) for the CH-47D. The type certificate was granted to TANDEM ROTOR, LLC, an affiliated company of CHI Aviation.

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Feb
01
2017

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. Announce Expanded STC Approvals for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System

Posted by jhadmin

Bend, Ore. – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. have announced approval of the amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System. This approval comes as an amendment to STC SH3319NM, bringing the total number of Airbus rotorcraft models certified for the Pulselite® System to 67. This includes all EC135, H-135, EC145, H145, and AS350 models.

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Feb
01
2017

No Drone Zone For Those Attending the Super Bowl

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) latest public service announcement is a reminder that the airspace around NRG Stadium in Houston is a No Drone Zone for the Super Bowl.

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Jan
26
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED R44 WIPE CLEAN BULKHEAD/HEADLINER KIT

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec - RAMM Aerospace is pleased to announce the Transport Canada approval of their R44 Wipe Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit. FAA and EASA approvals are pending.

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Jan
25
2017

Monumental Helicopters Announces FAA Certification as an Air Carrier to Provide On-Demand Charter Service

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Monumental Helicopters is proud to announce the Federal Aviation Administration has certified Monumental Helicopters as an Air Carrier and authorized them to conduct passenger and cargo carrying operations on demand. The authorization allows Monumental Helicopters to fly passengers anywhere in the local 48 states including Washington D.C.

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Jan
20
2017

Air Evac Lifeteam Earns FAA Validation of its SMS Program

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O’FALLON, Mo., - Air Evac Lifeteam’s continued commitment to safety was recently validated by the FAA when its Safety Management System was awarded the designation of “Active Conformance.” This is the highest status a SMS can achieve.

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Jan
20
2017

Vector Aerospace expands FAA-approved ADS-B STC upgrade to include light category helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Langley, BC – Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120, H125/AS350, H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345 transponders.

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Jan
17
2017

FAA and Skypan International, Inc., Reach Agreement on Unmanned Aircraft Enforcement Cases

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases that alleged the company operated unmanned aircraft (UAS) in congested airspace over New York City and Chicago, and violated airspace regulations and aircraft operating rules.

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Tags: drone FAA Federal Aviation Administration SkyPan International U.S. Department of Transportation UAS
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Jan
12
2017

Second Drone Advisory Committee Meeting on January 31

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WASHINGTON – At its second meeting on January 31, 2017 in Reno, NV, the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) will continue to help the Federal Aviation Administration prioritize its efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft systems – or drones – into the national airspace. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced the creation of the DAC as a federal advisory committee in May 2016, and the DAC first met in September 2016.

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Jan
12
2017

SAE International Tasked by FAA to Develop Two New Technical Standards for Rotorcraft Inlet Barrier Filters

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WARRENDALE, Pa. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested that SAE International develop two new aerospace recommended practice (ARP) standards dealing with Rotorcraft Inlet Barrier Filters.

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Tags: FAA Federal Aviation Administration SAE International
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Jan
10
2017

FAA Issues General Aviation Medical Rule

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule (PDF) that allows general aviation pilots to fly without holding an FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements outlined in Congressional legislation.

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Dec
22
2016

Drone Registration Marks First Anniversary

Posted by jhadmin

Over the last year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made great strides toward integrating unmanned aircraft – popularly called “drones” – into the nation’s airspace. The first big step took place last December 21, when a new, web-based drone registration system went online.

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