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Aviation authorities in New Zealand and Australia grounded all of the nearly 600 Robinson helicopters based there fitted with stainless-steel main rotors.
In the last 10 years, what condition has produced the greatest number of aviation fatalities?
Charters, real estate flights lead gains, with growth coming in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
Helicopter team tightens its focus to help maintain accident rate reduction.
Investigators found nothing to connect this to any earlier GIV control malfunctions.
Pilot became distracted during the instrument approach by something that has not yet been identified.
Owner-pilots fly off in a nearly factory-fresh model, often for about half the cost of a new one.
Working with Air Rescue 5 in 2014, volunteer SAR teams responded to 597 missions, up from 491 in 2013.
Air Methods will use the helicopters in EMS operations.
Under the five-year MoU, NetJets will work with Ohio State University on analyzing airspace operations data and NextGen implementation.