Officials used a Black Hawk helicopter Monday afternoon to
save a man who fell nearly 40 feet off a North Carolina mountain.
The unidentified climber, 23, was rappelling off Shortoff Mountain
in Pisgah National Forest in Banner Elk, N.C., when he fell
and bounced off...
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In an era when we've all got GPS in our pockets, OnStar can
find a stolen car and the NSA can track anyone, anywhere, it is
still possible--although rare--for an airliner to seemingly vanish.
That appears to be what happened ...
Celebrates Past, Present And Future With Record Attendance
Women in Aviation, International (WAI) hosted its 25th annual
conference with three days jammed with activities to honor the
past, guide the present, and plant seeds for the future. Disney’s
Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, was the scene
for the 2014 International Women in Aviation Conference held March
6-8, 2014 ...
Union Says The Captain's Actions Were 'Immature' The friction
between pilots of the recently-merged American Airlines and US
Airways seeped into a cockpit recently, when a US Airways captain
refused to allow three American pilots to ride in his airplane's
jumpseat as is a common practice.
Airplane Became Entangled In The Jumper's Parachute Cords The
pilot of an airplane that was involved in a midair collision with a
skydiver near Tampa, Florida Saturday says it's difficult to know
exactly what happened when the plane and the jumper wound up
occupying the same airspace.
Passengers on two domestic flights and one international
flight have been exposed to the measles, health authorities warn.A
person who had the illness but who did not realise it would have
been infectious travelled on Air New Zealand...
Passengers on the following flights have been exposed to
measles, advises Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS): -
Air New Zealand flight NZ501 from Auckland to Christchurch,
departing 6.50am on 2 March; - Air New Zealand flight NZ548 from
Christchurch to Auckland, departing 6.55pm on 4 March; - Singapore
Airlines flight SQ285 from Singapore to Auckland, departing 4
March. "We can ...
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published a new market research report: Analysis of the U.S. DoD
and Civil Helicopter Markets The Civil Market Flourishes as the
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CreeWest GP Inc. is marking a milestone, acquiring Northern
Skies Air Service hangar and charter service located in Sioux
Lookout. The $1.5-million acquisition, which was a year in the
planning, includes the hangar assets, the Navajo Chieftain
aircraft, and shares of the airline. It positions CreeWest as the
airline operator, although Northern Skies will operate as...
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announces that a new market research report is available in its
catalogue: Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2014-2024
Airports, Airlines ...
The Heli-Expo annual helicopter convention in Anaheim drew
over 19,000 attendees and 700 exhibitors, anchored by such
helicopter stalwarts Sikorsky (UTC), Bell Helicopter (Textron),
Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter, an EADS company),
AgustaWestland and others.
Black box airplane new/Google Images ONCE more it seems that
air crash investigators will face a long, difficult and expensive
search to explain the sudden disappearance of an airplane full of
people over water—and it need not be this way.
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) The stage is set for India
Aviation 2014, country's largest event on civil aviation, which
begins here Wednesday with the theme "enhancing air connectivity".
More than 250 aviation companies from 18 countries would be
exhibiting their products and services at the five-day
international exhibition and conference. As many as 18 aircraft
including world's largest ...
World leading airline pilot training company, CTC Aviation
has announced that it will equip its newest flight training centre
in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States, with a fleet of brand
new, Garmin1000 glass cockpit-equipped, Diamond Aircraft with
Austro engines. The first two DA40 aircraft will be delivered to
CTC Aviation’s Phoenix (USA) facilities during March 2014. "We were
one of the ...
International airlines have cancelled flights to and from
Sierra Leone after a U.N. aviation regulator discovered that the
only functioning fire engine at its main airport had broken down,
an airport official and airline staff said on Sunday. The
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) downgraded
Freetown airport after it made the discovery during a spot check,
they said. The top two ...
Young Pilots Take Aviation, Culture, And Life Lessons Back To
Chinese And Other Asian Airlines TransPac Aviation Academy, which
says it graduates some 400 students annually, this week announced
the graduation of 29 students. Hainan Airlines and West Air 2
Airlines are supporting the students. TransPac, a school with one
of the safest flight records of any program of its kind in the US
Crews used a helicopter Saturday to scare a dog into coming
inland off the ice of Lake Michigan. Responding to a call around
7:30 a.m. of a dog on the ice off the lake near North Avenue,
Chicago firefighters spotted the pooch about 100 yards offshore.
Using a helicopter, they were able to spook the dog and drive it
back to land. But the dog took off, eluding firefighters’ attempts
to corral it ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The nation's largest regional
passenger airline told pilots to avoid landing on the runway where
a UPS cargo jet crashed in Birmingham because an internal review
following the accident concluded planes come "dangerously close" to
nearby hills if even a few feet too low.
The US aviation agency said Friday it will appeal the
dismissal of a $10,000 fine it imposed on a Swiss entrepreneur who
flew a drone over a college campus to make a commercial.
Enthusiasts of the unmanned aircraft are closely following Raphael
Pirker's case, which they say could shape the development of small
drones for civilian use -- for instance in newsgathering or for
wildlife protection ...
TALLAHASSEE – The backers of a charter school for MacDill Air
Force Base withdrew their appeal to the state to overturn the
Hillsborough County School Board’s recent decision rejecting their
Wisconsin. "Airplane!" Actor Robert Hays. NBA great Kareem
Abdul-Jabbar. Put them together and you have promos for Wisconsin
that spoof the 1980 spoof comedy that gave new meaning to the
phrase, "And don't call me Shirley."
Key Air, a leading national provider of best-in-class
aircraft management and worldwide executive jet charter services is
pleased to announce the latest addition of a pristine 14 passenger
Falcon Jet 900EX EASy to its charter fleet of managed aircraft. In
addition to expanding its fleet size, Wi-fi accessibility is now
being offered on Key Air's Gulfstream V and IVSP models with the
By Andrea Shalal and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) -
The U.S. Air Force decided on Tuesday to start work on a new rescue
helicopter by United Technologies Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft in
fiscal 2015, a surprising turnaround hours after the Pentagon told
Congress the program had been postponed. Air Force Secretary
Deborah James made the abrupt decision on the Combat Rescue
Helicopter (CRH ...
Pilots for US Airways are suing to have an arbitrator settle
a standoff with American Airlines pilots over seniority rights as
the two carriers are combined. The US Airways pilots say they have
been unable ...