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Jul 8, 2008 - 8:44 AM
A proposed airworthiness directive for the Sikorsky S-76 would require inspections of the tail rotor vertical stabilizer aft spar assembly every 50 hours a
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:43 AM
The European Commission (EC) has sent a formal complaint to the Spanish government regarding two framework agreements that open the door for Eurocopter to
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:42 AM
A Sikorsky S-76A crashed onto a helipad at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., during an FAA check ride on May 29, seriously injuring the pilot an
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:41 AM
The NTSB has issued a Safety Recommendation calling for the development of nondestructive testing techniques for Robinson main rotor blades after approxima
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:39 AM
Eurocopter has filed a lawsuit in Canada against Bell Helicopter alleging that the Texas company improperly used a patented landing-gear design on the Bell
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:37 AM
Given the recent sharp drop in shipments of GA piston-powered airplanes, it’s not surprising that some equipment suppliers have begun to look to other mark
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:34 AM
Cirrus Design’s partnership with Garmin on a “high-end” cockpit upgrade for the SR22-G3 called Cirrus Perspective is turning out to be a hit with buyers, n
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:31 AM
The recent FAA approval of L-3 Avionics Systems’ SmartDeck integrated avionics system clears a path for integration of the cockpit into the production line
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:29 AM
Two recent ATC conferences underscore the various points of view about the most efficient ways to implement the next generation of air transportation, eith
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:27 AM
After years of development and months of anticipation, Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband satellite aeronautical data service is finally poised for takeoff.<br /><b