Organizations Say Pairing Up Will Deliver More Value
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and the NBAA
Tuesday announced plans to coordinate NATA's 2010 FBO Leadership
Conference, taking place January 25-26, 2010, with NBAA's
Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, on January 26-29, 2010, in
San Antonio, TX.
Honeywell announced Tuesday that its latest Enhanced Ground
Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) for helicopters has received
technical design and production approval from the FAA. The FAA
recently released certification standards for Helicopter Terrain
Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS).
This Year's Honorees Fastest Around The World In A Stock
AgustaWestland congratulates pilots Scott Kasprowicz and Steve
Sheik, on being named the 2009 recipients of the De la Vaulx Medal,
presented by the Fédération Aéronautique
Internationale, during a ceremony in Korea on Thursday, October
U.S. Engineers Sent To Assist In The Investigation
After 17 oil rig workers were lost in March in an accident
involving a Sikorsky S-92 in Canada, a quarter of the fleet of
S-92's that ferry workers to and from North Sea oil rigs has been
found to have cracks in their gearboxes, sparking an emergency
The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50
joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has signed a
ten-year agreement with Aerospace Products International, Inc.
(API), naming API as the exclusive distributor of CTS800 spare
McDaniel Explains How to Build a Foundation of WAAS Understanding
Many aircraft owners and pilots have heard of the Wide Area Augmentation System; yet, for most aviators, WAAS remains a complicated operational maze. Developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT), WAAS is used to combat the ionosphere disturbances, clock drift, and satellite orbit errors that prevent basic GPS signals from meeting the FAA requirements necessary for precision flight approach.