Federal Aviation Administration

Cavan Solutions Inc. Awarded the FAA Program Support Services (PSS) Contract

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cavan Solutions Inc., a proven provider of highly technical support services to the FAA and NASA, is pleased to announce they have been awarded the FAA Program Support Services (PSS) Contract No.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cavan Solutions Inc., a proven provider of highly technical support services to the FAA and NASA, is pleased to announce they have been awarded the FAA Program Support Services (PSS) Contract No.
  • Cavan Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce they have been awarded the FAA Program Support Services (PSS) contract.
  • The exceptional team that Cavan has assembled will provide a broad range of technical and professional services to the FAA Air Traffic Organization's Program Management Organization.
  • These critical support services span FAA strategic programs in Air Traffic Management; Decision Support Systems; Surveillance and Navigation Services; Terminal, EnRoute, and Oceanic Automation Systems; Communications, Information, and Network Programs; Aviation Weather and Aeronautical Services.

First Aviation Announces Expansion of S-70 Blackhawk Rotor Blade Capability

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 6:52pm

Piedmont Propulsion's sister company Aviation Blade Services, Inc. is the leading independent MRO facility supporting Blackhawk and other legacy Sikorsky rotor blades.

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  • Piedmont Propulsion's sister company Aviation Blade Services, Inc. is the leading independent MRO facility supporting Blackhawk and other legacy Sikorsky rotor blades.
  • Paul Bolton, COO of First Aviation Services Inc., said, "Piedmont Propulsion's FAA approval for the S-70 provides our Aviation Blade Services LLC subsidiary with both surge capacity and capability to perform on some of the largest rotor blade campaigns.In addition, it provided an opportunity for Aviation Blade Services to demonstrate its third-party training and development program that we believe will provide substantial support to international operators who need to increase in country capability."
  • About Aviation Blade Services, Inc. ( www.absblade.com ) Aviation Blade Services, Inc., based in Kissimmee, Florida, is best known for its expertise in the UH-60 Blackhawk rotor blade, as well as the Sikorsky, S-55, S-58, S-61, S-62, S-64, S-70, H-3, H34, and CH-54 rotor blades, and Westland Sea King rotor blades.
  • With the most extensive library of Sikorsky rotor blade maintenance and manufacturing technical data outside of Sikorsky, ABS is the world's premier repair facility for Sikorsky rotor blades.

NEXTGEN TV Expands to 11 Phoenix Stations, Delivering the New Generation of Digital TV Broadcast Technology

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

Phoenix is one of the most advanced markets delivering NEXTGEN TV broadcast services.

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  • Phoenix is one of the most advanced markets delivering NEXTGEN TV broadcast services.
  • Phoenix is one of the most advanced markets delivering NEXTGEN TV broadcast services.
  • The 11 local stations that have launched the new generation digital TV broadcast technology are The E.W.
  • "Phoenix was the first NEXTGEN TV launch in the nation, and we are pleased to be expanding the NEXTGEN TV viewing opportunities for the Phoenix area," added Anne Schelle, managing director of Pearl TV, the broadcaster business group that is coordinating NEXTGEN TV station launches.

National Aviation Academy Alongside Other Aviation Advocates and Leaders Initiate July as General Aviation Month in Massachusetts

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:15pm

CONCORD, Mass., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --National Aviation Academy (NAA), alongside more than 80 aviation advocates and industry leaders, gathered at Minute Man Air Field in Stow, MA, on June 25, 2021, to kick off July as General Aviation Month in Massachusetts.

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  • CONCORD, Mass., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --National Aviation Academy (NAA), alongside more than 80 aviation advocates and industry leaders, gathered at Minute Man Air Field in Stow, MA, on June 25, 2021, to kick off July as General Aviation Month in Massachusetts.
  • Guests included members of the state legislature, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Massachusetts Department of Transportations (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division, and the Massachusetts Airport Managers Association (MAMA), aviation industry leaders, and a wide array of aviation supporters.
  • Massachusetts airports are home to public safety agencies, including the State Police Air Wing, Boston MedFlight, and aviation workforce training, including National Aviation Academy, Cape Cod Community College, and Bridgewater State University.
  • NAA is proud to be a part of the declaration of General Aviation Month, as it emphasizes the rewarding career opportunities the aviation industry has to offer.

NASA Selects AURA for Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign for Integrating Air Taxis, Cargo Delivery Aircraft and Other New Air Vehicle Concepts into the National Airspace System

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 8:14pm

McLean, VA, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected AURA Network Systems as an agency partner for its Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) projects National Campaign to continue work towards integrating air taxis, cargo delivery aircraft and other new air vehicle concepts into the national airspace system (NAS).

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  • McLean, VA, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected AURA Network Systems as an agency partner for its Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) projects National Campaign to continue work towards integrating air taxis, cargo delivery aircraft and other new air vehicle concepts into the national airspace system (NAS).
  • The National Campaign team is excited to conduct operational flight demonstrations with the first Advanced Air Mobility integrated experimental ecosystem for the urban environment that connects airspace providers, infrastructure services, and a UAM vehicle in real time, said Starr Ginn, AAM National Campaign lead.
  • AURA Network Systems provides voice, data and navigation capabilities designed specifically for manned and unmanned aviation use cases.
  • AURAs mission is to deliver a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-compliant nationwide network utilizing unique, licensed aviation spectrum to enable advanced levels of autonomy in the National Airspace System (NAS).

Correction: Air Methods’ Safety Management System Recognized by the FAA

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 4:00pm

DENVER, CO., July 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, July 6th, Air Methods (AMC), the leading air medical service in the country, received its letter of acknowledgement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepting AMCs Safety Management System (SMS).

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  • DENVER, CO., July 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, July 6th, Air Methods (AMC), the leading air medical service in the country, received its letter of acknowledgement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepting AMCs Safety Management System (SMS).
  • At Air Methods, safety is our number one priority and the recognition by the FAA regarding our SMS program is a significant accomplishment.
  • In line with the prevention of incidents and injuries, each Air Methods teammate is accountable for the performance of our Safety Management System (SMS).
  • With nearly 40 years of air medical experience, Air Methods is the preferred partner for hospitals and one of the largest community-based providers of air medical services.

Air Methods’ Safety Management System Recognized by the FAA

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 5:35pm

DENVER, CO., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, January 6th, Air Methods (AMC), the leading air medical service in the country, received its letter of acknowledgement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepting AMCs Safety Management System (SMS).

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  • DENVER, CO., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, January 6th, Air Methods (AMC), the leading air medical service in the country, received its letter of acknowledgement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepting AMCs Safety Management System (SMS).
  • At Air Methods, safety is our number one priority and the recognition by the FAA regarding our SMS program is a significant accomplishment.
  • In line with the prevention of incidents and injuries, each Air Methods teammate is accountable for the performance of our Safety Management System (SMS).
  • With nearly 40 years of air medical experience, Air Methods is the preferred partner for hospitals and one of the largest community-based providers of air medical services.

Helios Visions Becomes First Drone Services Company in Chicago, IL to Receive Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Waiver from FAA

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 1:44pm

CHICAGO, July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Drone-based Infrastructure Inspection company Helios Visions ( https://www.heliosvisions.com ) recently became the first company in Chicago to receive a Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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  • CHICAGO, July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Drone-based Infrastructure Inspection company Helios Visions ( https://www.heliosvisions.com ) recently became the first company in Chicago to receive a Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • In the case of Helios Visions , the Part 107.31 BVLOS Waiver is specifically assigned for bridge sites.
  • "Helios Visions has received increased customer requests for infrastructure inspection, particularly bridges, viaducts, and skyways.
  • To learn more about Helios Visions, please call +1 (312) 999-0071 or visit the Helios Visions website .

Echodyne Invited to FAA Unmanned Aircraft System Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 5:00pm

Echodyne , the radar platform company, announced today that it has been invited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to join the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC).

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  • Echodyne , the radar platform company, announced today that it has been invited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to join the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC).
  • Echodyne, among other industry leaders, will play a key role in defining the future of unmanned aircraft integration into the United States National Airspace System and regulation to ensure safety, security, and compliance.
  • We look forward to contributing our expertise and learnings to this important Aviation Rulemaking Committee.
  • The FAA has the sole authority to coordinate and task Aviation Rulemaking Committees (ARCs), which provide information, advice, and recommendations to the FAA.

Proctorio Selected as FAA-Approved Test Administrator of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST)

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 10:00am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Proctorio has been selected as an FAA-approved Test Administrator (TA) of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), along with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the University of Arizona Global Campus, and 12 other organizations.

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Proctorio has been selected as an FAA-approved Test Administrator (TA) of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), along with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the University of Arizona Global Campus, and 12 other organizations.
  • And finally, the FAA is currently working to make the test available to Recreational Flyers through FAA-approved TAs within the public and private sectors.
  • Proctorio is proud to be a pioneer on the cutting edge of deploying TRUST, issuing completion certificates, and educating Recreational Flyers."
  • To take The Recreational UAS Safety Test through Proctorio, visit our website at https://proctorio.com/faa/trust .