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Garmin Pilot optimized for helicopter operations

By Bret Koebbe Garmin released its first big app update for 2015 today, adding a set of new helicopter navigation features, wireless integration with the G3X Touch avionics system and improvements to the...


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NBAA Update, #15-09

In Congressional Newspaper, Bolen Takes on Editorialist's Claims About General Aviation
Key NBAA-Backed Provision Included in New Pilot's Bill of Rights Legislation
NBAA Lauds Congressional Bill Providing Third-Class Medical Exemptions to Pilots

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After Many Delays, AW609 Now Moving Ahead

AgustaWestland's AW609 tiltrotor finally moving forward

AgustaWestland's long-delayed AW609 tiltrotor is finally making progress toward first flight.

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Retrofittable Anti-Icing Could Expand UAV Use

Spray-on anti-ice coating could extend unmanned-aircraft missions and allow GA aircraft to complete flights more safely.

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Busy Year Ahead For Helicopter Developments

Helicopter manufacturers preparing for a busy 2015, introducing important new models

New and established helicopter makers are planning to roll out several new models in 2015, including the long-awaited Airbus Helicopters X4.

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Rockwell Collins Targets Helo Market With Fusion Avionics

Seeking to extend its Pro Line Fusion avionics line into the helicopter market, Rockwell Collins is broadening the system's capabilities for a wide range of missions

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Helicopter Manufacturers Look Toward Heavier Products

Increasingly, helicopter makers are focusing on larger, more profitable models

As current heavy models become aged, helicopter manufacturers turn to larger types for new product lines.

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Regulations, Collaboration Boosting Offshore Helicopter Safety

North Sea crashes prompt reviews, but have things really changed?

In the wake of recent North Sea crashes, helicopter operators, manufacturers and regulators work together to advance safety programs.

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Landing Assured, Departure Not

James Albright

Just how firm is terra firma? Elusive numbers tell all

It is a given among pilots universally that they must not let their aircraft alight or roll upon any surface not strong enough to support it. That goes for the runway, the ramp and everywhere in between. (Just because you were able to taxi it there, it doesn't mean you'll be able to taxi it back out.)

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Landing Assured, Departure Not

James Albright

Just how firm is terra firma? Elusive numbers tell all

It is a given among pilots universally that they must not let their aircraft alight or roll upon any surface not strong enough to support it. That goes for the runway, the ramp and everywhere in between. (Just because you were able to taxi it there, it doesn't mean you'll be able to taxi it back out.)

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