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October 8, 2007, 10:43 AM

Bringing datalink weather information into the cockpit has never been easier or more affordable.

October 8, 2007, 10:43 AM

The recently EASA-certified Eurocopter EC 225 Super Puma has a new anti-vibration system that brings more performance, simplicity and lightness to the helicopter.

October 8, 2007, 10:42 AM

Aerospace Industries Association president and CEO John Douglass commended Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) for her Senate floor speech on May 5, which rhetorically asked, “Will the last aerospace worker leaving America turn out the lights?”

October 8, 2007, 10:42 AM
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As all of aviation faces a new reality, FBOs are among the most profoundly affected by upgraded security measures.

October 8, 2007, 10:41 AM

After investigating an allegation that the FAA destroyed an audiotape of six New York Center controllers’ accounts of the 9/11 attacks, Transportation inspector general Kenneth Mead said he found no indication that the FAA intentionally withheld information.

October 8, 2007, 10:41 AM

The police helicopter in Edmonton, Alberta, spends 75 percent of its time on the ground, according to a criminologist, and the city council should decide what role it wants it to play.

October 8, 2007, 10:39 AM

Robinson Helicopters sales increased to nearly 80 percent of all commercial piston and turbine rotorcraft produced in North America during the first half of this year.

October 8, 2007, 10:39 AM

In a September 9 report to the FAA Administrator, the DOT’s inspector general called upon the agency “to reevaluate the costs of Stars [the standard terminal automation and replacement system] and consider other alternatives.”

October 8, 2007, 10:39 AM

“One last thing. Delay taking your breath until the water reaches your waist, then follow the procedure the way we briefed,” said Survival Systems training coordinator Bobbi Lytle as we hung by a cable above the water in a big, blue “pretend” aircraft.

October 8, 2007, 10:37 AM
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Despite the media attention on the Montana fires last summer and Southern California fires in October, last year’s fire season didn’t come even close to being the worst in recent times, according to statistics generated by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) of Boise, Idaho.

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