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Leonardo, Falcon Aviation Services building new rotorcraft terminal for Dubai Expo 2020
The USHST has unveiled recommended practices document for developing stability augmentation systems and autopilots in light helicopters.
Transport Canada is now mandating fluorescent penetrant inspections on Bell 505 collective sticks every 25 hours.
AIN surveyed readers to learn more about how pilots are using flight planning tablet apps and which ones they prefer.
In the wake of the Kobe Bryant crash report, NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt is pressing for more IFR helicopter operations.
Aerion ADS-B system will monitor helicopter operations in the Bodo Oceanic flight region to altitudes of 10,000 feet.
Erickson said it would begin flying an optionally-piloted S-64F+ in 2022 and that it aimed for first customer deliveries in 2024.
The practice remains controversial and what's permitted is still unclear, though the FAA issued guidance on this subject a year ago, according to the GAO.
Transport Canada issues emergency airworthiness directive mandating inspection of collective sticks in Bell 505s.
Blade Urban Air Mobility announced that it would base helicopters at Vertiport Chicago.