Human behavior

October 20, 2014 - 10:50am

Toys and Models Corp. (Booth 952) is giving away a custom aircraft model of the winner’s choice, a $300 value each day of the NBAA Convention.

Toys and Models was established in 1982 by Jan Halvorsen, a professional model maker and collectibles designer. From the early days, the company’s focus was to design and produce high-quality aviation models that deliver more than what the customer expects while also offering affordable products.

February 4, 2013 - 2:45pm

The Turkish Civil Aviation General Directorate plans to levy fines against passengers who violate no-smoking regulations, as well as those who fail to turn off electronic devices when asked or fail to remain seated when signs illuminate. These offenses will result in a fine of approximately $568, while the penalty for anyone on the ground convicted of pointing a laser at an aircraft will be $5,680.

November 5, 2012 - 3:33pm

The FAA has proposed a $205,250 civil penalty against Circor Aerospace, Inc., a Sylmar, Calif.-based aircraft repair station, for allegedly violating drug and alcohol testing regulations. The agency alleges that between September 2010 and December 2011, Circor failed to conduct required pre-employment drug tests and did not wait until test results were verified as negative before hiring 29 people to perform safety-sensitive aircraft maintenance work.

February 16, 2012 - 3:20pm

Jeppesen plans to conduct an industry-wide survey in April to collect airline pilot and cabin crew fatigue data. The study will be conducted in collaboration with sleep and performance scientists, using the Jeppesen CrewAlert iPhone app to collect data directly from crewmembers. The study will advance understanding on how crew fatigue issues develop in an operational setting, Jeppesen said.

February 13, 2012 - 8:08pm

Despite cloudy skies, chilly temperatures and a threat of rain, sunshine broke out just before tee time to signal the start of HAI’s third annual Scholarship Fundraising Golf Tournament. The session represented the perfect kickoff to Heli-Expo 2012 and took place at the Cowboy’s Gold Club, the only NFL-themed facility of its kind in the world.

Prizes were awarded for the four lowest scoring groups, as well as for the most accurate drive for both men and women. Winners were also chosen for nearest the pin on all Par 3s for both men and women.

October 11, 2011 - 1:56pm
Russell Rice of Rice Aviation

Russell Rice of Rice Aviation garnered a hole-in-one during the NBAA Chairman’s Challenge Golf Tournament at the Revere Golf Club in Las Vegas. The shot came on the 223-yard hole No. 8 of the Club’s 7,143 -yard, par-72 Lexington Course. 

July 29, 2011 - 12:58pm

“The number-one priority is being safety specialists,” said Dodie Thomas, who works for Altria Client Services and was chosen as vice chairwoman of the NBAA Flight Attendants Committee. Mary Ann Fash became chairwoman of the committee, taking over from Scott Arnold. “We’ve come a long way from Emily Post [etiquette lessons],” Thomas added.

April 30, 2011 - 4:40am

Identifying traditionally covert symptoms of fatigue has always been difficult. But Boeing and Jeppesen have developed an iPhone app–CrewAlert–designed to function as a human fatigue early-warning system of sorts before fatigue-induced inattention causes an accident.

February 25, 2009 - 9:36am

JSfirm announced Monday at Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif., that companies using their Web sites to advertise job openings can take advantage of JSfirm’s “E” program.

December 31, 2008 - 5:39am

Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has announced the official launch of its customer loyalty program, Maintenance Plus.

 
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