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Air Evac Lifeteam’s continued commitment to safety is validated by the FAA when its safety management system is awarded the designation of “Active Conformance.” This is the highest status an SMS can achieve.

Robinson Helicopter Company delivers an R44 Cadet to the University of North Dakota (UND). This is the first Cadet to be used in UND’s prestigious flight training program.

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, receives Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate (STC) approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120; H125/AS350; H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345 transponders.

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Truth Data, a cloud-based flight data monitoring company, are helping helicopter operators improve the safety, performance and efficiency of their helicopters through the use of data. A recently signed memorandum of understanding allows for Truth Data to sell Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III system for improved helicopter communications and tracking and for Honeywell to provide Truth Data services to operators looking to leverage the information produced by their helicopters for smarter, safer operations.

RUAG Aviation secures Authorized Service Center status for the Leonardo AW139 helicopter at its locations in Sion and Lugano, Switzerland. This authorization confirms RUAG Aviation as a full-support partner for the AW139 helicopter, including all maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), as well as warranty services.

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EAA encourages everyone to contact their House members and urge them to protest ATC fees at GA events!

Litigation extortion. That is how I like to characterize the crazy litigious society we live in here in the United States.