The Placer County Sheriff's Department took delivery of an
AS350B3 helicopter from American Eurocopter this week (like the
bird that summitted Everest some time ago... shown below). This
delivery marks the department's move from military surplus to a
multi-mission helicopter that will be used for a variety of law
enforcement, firefighting and search & rescue missions.
New Offering Delivers Reliable Voice And Data Communications
Over Iridium Network
ICG has concluded an agreement to provide Rockwell Collins a
version of the ICG NxtLink Iridium communications systems for Air
Transport customers. Rockwell Collins is marketing the devices as
the IRT 2110 (Dual Channel) and IRT 2120 (Tri Channel) Iridium
Jack Defends Aviation and Defines A Proper Response For Critics
Say what you will, but these days Cessna CEO and C-195 aficionado, Jack Pelton, is a man with a mission. Sick and tired of watching an industry he loves victimized by misinformation and prejudice, Jack has come out swinging... and the man knows how to take on his foes. At the recently concluded AEA 2009 Convention and tradeshow, Jack was a featured speaker. He spoke to attendees about “Weathering the Storm,” and received a very positive response from an admittedly sympathetic crowd.