News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.
The company's helicopter deliveries grew 5 percent last year compared to 2015, in a challenging marketplace.
Orders include some from 20 new customers, five of which are new helicopter owners or operators.
Known for its fixed-wing training devices, the Texas manufacturer is now branching out into the rotorcraft market.
Able Aerospace's services offer lower cost of ownership for EMS operators.
The organization is being recognized for providing local services for natural disasters, medical emergencies and security threats.
Helicopter air ambulance operator Air Methods is focusing on improving safety along with other HEMS issues.
Communicating with local drone operators is helping Carilion Clinic's Lifeguard helicopter EMS program reduce the number of drone encounters.
Throughout his career, the retired LAPD officer and pilot tirelessly worked to bring helicopters and law enforcement together.
Bell's selection of the True Blue Power TB-17 lithium-ion main-ship battery should help lower operating costs and improve availability.
The award recognizes Smith's dedication to helicopter safety throughout his career as a pilot, instructor and safety program manager.