Nov. 9, 2011, San Diego, Ca. - Northrop Grumman Corporation has started work outfitting the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with a weapons system.
Oct. 21, 2011, Chicago, Il. - Boeing has signed a teaming agreement with the Rotary Wing Training Center (RWTC) - a subsidiary of the Netherland's World Class Aviation Academy (WCAA) - to establish a state-of-the-art CH-47 Chinook helicopter maintenance training facility near the Dutch Gilze-Rijen Airbase.
Oct. 20, 2011, Vancouver, Wa. - Onboard Systems International, Inc. announced that its TALON LC cargo hook suspension system has been approved under Eurocopter's type certificate for the EC145 aircraft.
Drone, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) or even Pilot-Optional.
Oct. 12, 2011 – Bloomfield, Conn., The Kaman Unmanned K-MAX cargo helicopter has received the Platinum Innovation Prize from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership, Inc.
Oct. 5, 2011, Owego, N.Y. - The Marine Corps will deploy the Lockheed Martin unmanned K-MAX to Afghanistan next month.
Sept. 30, 2011, Arlington, Tx. - Conklin & de Decker will host the 12th Annual Aircraft Acquisition and Planning Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona on December 6-7, 2011 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.
Sept. 27, 2011, Nepal - Jennifer Murray, the first woman to pilot a helicopter solo around the world in 2000, will now attempt an earthbound challenge – to become the oldest woman to race an Ultra Marathon. On Nov. 20, she will be on the start line for Racing the Planet, Nepal.
Sept. 8, 2011, Boise, Id. - Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) instructors spent time at Silverhawk Aviation Academy in Caldwell, Idaho teaching future pilots about the use of night vision goggles. Students participated in initial ground school training and were given an orientation on night vision systems.
Sept. 6, 2011, Mesa, Ariz. - . Phoenix Heliparts, Inc. is continuing its expansion by appointing Paul Pfaffenberger as engineering program manager. He will oversee all engineering projects, his focus areas being Phoenix’s STC and PMA projects for MD500 helicopters.
Sept. 1, 2011, Cambridge, Ma. - According to The Economist, a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has proposed a way to improve collision avoidance equipment reliability by surrounding each light aircraft with two concentric, vertical cylinders of airspace that resemble virtual hockey pucks. The adoption of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) could help improve collision avoidance equipment, but only if systems are able to give reliable warnings.
Aug. 26, 2011 – CAE and Aeronautics, a leading manufacturer and supplier of unmanned systems, announced at the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) annual forum that the two companies have signed a strategic teaming agreement making CAE the preferred simulation and mission training solution provider for Aeronautics unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
Aug. 23, 2011, Waterloo, Ont. - An aerial spy drone created by a Canadian start-up company is helping Libyan rebels in their fight against government forces.
Aug. 12, 2011, Montreal - Canadian Helicopters Group Inc. announced THursday that its Board of Directors has declared monthly dividends of $0.091875 per Common Share and Variable Voting Shares, payable on each of November 15, 2011, December 15, 2011 and January 13, 2012 to holders of record at the close of business October 31, 2011,November 30, 2011 and December 30, 2011, respectively.
June 7, 2011, Maple Ridge, B.C. - RCMP drug investigators have arrested three men and seized a helicopter after raiding a Maple Ridge property growing almost seven times more pot than its two medical marijuana licences permitted.
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