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The study by the FAA's ASSURE center of excellence suggests the potential of serious injury is less than for firmer objects of similar mass.
ICAO's Creamer posed a "call for action" for bizav stakeholder involvement and said the agency is willing to work to expand use of more flexible rules.
In the 2016 crash the main rotor separated from the aircraft; the investigation is ongoing.
Blade’s Bounce on-demand service to JFK starts at $695 for the whole helicopter (typically an Astar) and $195 for per-seat scheduled service.
Use of COTS or personal checklists should be meticulously compared with manufacturer checklists, the FAA advises.
Besides improved reliability, the displays have lower power requirements and can achieve a reduction in weight per cockpit of up to 20 to 25 pounds.
Frasca delivered a Cesna Citation Mustang trainer to DV Training in Paris and will hand over an Airbus H125 trainer in October to Aero Asahi in Japan.
Civil helicopter deliveries increased to 78 in the quarter, up from 56 in the same period last year.
A major upgrade project at Seattle-area Tacoma Narrows Aviation will see the company move into a brand new terminal.
“We are now readying the launch of a new Falcon jet, which will offer characteristics determined by our market studies and technological capabilities.”