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CAA launches new airspace change portal

The CAA has launched its new airspace change portal which is to help ensure that the revised process, annou…

Farming the Wind

The process of using the wind to generate electricity has been around for over a hundred years. For a long...

UK – NPAS reports progress in securing new London base

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) has for some time been reviewing options for an alternative future...

Please comment on a flawed strategy

The Government has recently published a call for evidence on the new Aviation Strategy and the Rt Hon Grant...

Council notes Fairoaks petition, takes no further action

Fairoaks is one of only two active GA airfields in Surrey In an email to signatories, Surrey Heat Borough...

Norfolk Police launch drone trial

Police in Norfolk will be using drones to help search for missing people, obtain crime scene photography and...

Second Bristow S92 arrives at Newquay for UK SAR contract

Local press has confirmed the arrival of the second Sikorsky S92 at Newquay, ready for the new SAR base to...

Royal Air Force to receive AW109SP GrandNew

Previously unannounced by AgustaWestland, it would appear that the Royal Air Force in the UK are soon to...

UK Police start to take MD Explorer out of service

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) has – as HeliHub.com predicted in February 2015 – started to...

UK – Boulmer SAR base closes as RAF ferries Sea Kings to storage

RAF Boulmer, a long-established SAR base in the north-east of the UK, has closed that role as the SAR...

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract for Ethernet Router for Unmanned Helicopter

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a...

UK Military Extends AW101 Suppert Contact With AgustaWestland By Five Years

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)...

UK – South Wales Police ASU Joins NPAS

Yesterday, Sunday 1 February, Gwent and South Wales Police joined the National Police Air Service (NPAS)....

CAA Reports On Progress To Improve Safety Of Offshore Helicopter Operations

Substantial progress has been made on measures to improve offshore helicopter safety but there is still more...

UK – Duxford Event To Launch Government GA Strategy

The next stage of the Government’s plans for General Aviation (GA) will be unveiled on Saturday 28th March...

UK – New Commanding Officer At RNAS Culdrose

Captain Adrian Orchard OBE has joined Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose as its new Commanding Officer....

A Soaring Year For MPS Helicopters

As we enter a new year, the Met’s Air Support Unit (ASU) reflects on a busy and memorable 2014. Between...

UK CAA publishes GA policy framework

Following a wide consultation the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published its finalised Policy...

Busy helicopter squadron see 10 years with Merlin

829 Naval Air Squadron – The Kingfishers – are celebrating their 10th anniversary since recommissioning...

EASA allows electronic devices to remain On and Connected throughout the flight

EASA allows European airlines to permit use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing. Airlines can...

UK CAA announces safety improvements for offshore helicopter operations

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today announced a series of measures to increase the safety of offshore...

UK CAA briefs aviation industry on its restructuring programme

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released further details to the aviation industry of its recent...

Modernized S-61T launches First Flight

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful maiden test flight of the modernized S-61T™...

Royal Naval frigate HMS Monmouth conducts first in-service Wildcat landings

The squadron, the RN’s first to be equipped with the Wildcat, put its new aircraft through its paces on one...

UK CAA makes pilot licence applications available online

Private pilots’ licences (PPL) can now be applied for online, following a move by the UK Civil Aviation...

Vector Aerospace wins UK Lynx contract extension

Vector Aerospace UK announced today that it has been awarded an extension to the Lynx Aircraft and Component...

DSTL collaborate on development of erosion-resistant coatings for helicopter engines

Materials experts from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have been working with academia...

AgustaWestland Wins Prestigious British Business Award in Japan

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the success of its nomination for the British...

Garmin continues to enhance GTN™ capability with Class A TAWS and more

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation,...

Garmin offers new worldwide weather pricing and position reporting service

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation,...

AGC Composites and Aerostructures to Manufacture Over Wing Fairing for Bell V-280 Valor

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that AGC Composites and Aerostructures...

Interlocking gears used in clocks give Army helicopters more power

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) helped figure out 20 years ago a revolutionary way to increase...

Sandel HeliTAWS units chosen for UN helicopters

More than 30 Sandel Avionics HeliTAWS units will be installed in United Nations helicopters under an...

Honeywell completes testing of Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone

 In a major contribution to advancements in helicopter safety, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Aerospace has...

Elbit develops a ‘Combat Force Multiplier’ for helicopter crews

Situational awareness technology advances developed by Elbit Systems of America LLC, provide helicopter crews...

Report – Military Rotorcraft Market in the UK to 2023

Reportstack has announced a new market report on The Military Rotorcraft Market in the United Kingdom to...

UK CAA tells passengers to check operator is flying legally

People looking to take specially chartered air taxi flights to meetings, conferences and events have been...

UK CAA announce roadshows for training school transition

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced details of a series of seminars designed to inform flight...

UK – CAA puts licence application process online

As part of a process to improve the way it handles official transactions, the UK Civil Aviation Authority...

Turbomeca to support the UK military RTM322 engines

Turbomeca (Safran) will support the fleet of RTM 322 engines powering the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Merlin...

V-22 lands on British carrier for first time in six years

Flown by the United States Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force, it is mainly a heavy lift troop carrier, and has...

UK awards £367M contract to support RTM322 engines

Work will be carried out at 4 bases where the Apaches and Merlins operate – RAF Benson, Royal Naval Air...