August 2006 Aviation International News

Sep 13, 2006 - 2:34 PM
In the third quarter, the FAA is expected to begin awarding supplemental type certificates for installation of AmSafe inflatable seatbelts in dozens of mod
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Sep 13, 2006 - 2:24 PM
Last month the Helicopter Association International (HAI) rolled out its First Responder program–an online database of helicopter operators who, in the eve
Sep 13, 2006 - 2:16 PM
If a city is to be considered friendly to helicopters, by what criteria would this friendliness be measured? The number of heliports? Heliports per capita?
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:56 PM
After a competitive tender, San Diego County has approved a sheriff’s department request to buy a new Bell 407.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:54 PM
Hillsboro Aviation has won a contract from the Chicago Police Department to complete a new Bell 206B-3 JetRanger.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:52 PM
As part of a modernization program for its helicopter fleet, AgustaWestland will supply four A109 Powers to Japan’s National Police Agency.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:46 PM
Venezuela’s National Institute of Civil Aviation has taken delivery of three Russian Mil Mi-172s to improve national search-and-rescue capabilities.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:25 PM
The award of the U.S.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:21 PM
Raytheon Company will pay a $12 million fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle an investigation into its financial disclosures and
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:18 PM
Goodrich Aerospace has devised a solution to the wiring harness problems that led to a number of nose-gear retraction failures in Bombardier Q400 turboprop