Delaware State University will offer helicopter pilot training

Beginning in the fall, Delaware State University will offer helicopter pilot training in its aviation program, but it doesn’t need to buy any helicopters to make it happen.

The university is partnering with a Newark business, Horizon Helicopters, to offer professional helicopter pilot certification. It is the only collegiate program of its kind in the region, university officials said Monday.

“For years, we’ve received dozens of calls every day asking if we offer this kind of program,” said DSU aviation program director Stephen Speed. “Now, we can finally say, ‘Yes.’ ”

New Jersey funding airport improvements

ALEXANDRIA TWP. — Sky Manor Airport near Pittstown will receive $684,000 from the state Department of Transportation, which the owners will have to match with $47,000.

The money will go to rehabilitate the apron and taxiway, according to Steve Schapiro, a DOT public information officer. The airport is owned by Don Kugler and Craig Johnston.

FAA Rule to Boost Pilot Qualification Standards for First Officer on Airline and Cargo Flights

Notice Number: NOTC4857

FAA Safety Briefing July/August 2013 in available online

Be Prepared |

The July/August 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on airman preparedness. Articles explore procedures, techniques, and equipment that can
help you stay ahead of the aviation safety curve and prepare for the unexpected. FAA Safety Briefing is the FAA safety policy voice of non-commercial general aviation.

Airman Certification Standards review comment period ends soon

Notice Number: NOTC4834

FAAST Blast — Week of June 24 – June 30, 2013Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update Comment Period Extended for Airman Certification Standards

ILG has T-hangars "immediate availability"

DRBA has an announcement on their New Castle County Airport web page. T-Hangars for immediate availability. Remember when they said raising the rent on the T-hangars wasn't going to hurt them because they had a waiting list?

Class B Airspace Change at PHL FAA Seminars

Effective July 25, 2013 the Class B Airspace surrounding KPHL will be changing. This very important program will provide information on the changes to the airspace and answers as to how these changes could impact certain flight operations.

Class B Airspace Change at KPHL (PHL Seminar)
New Changes to the Class B Airspace Surrounding Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Stay Alive, Don't Lose Control

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"Stay Alive, Don't Lose Control"
Topic: Lessons Learned to Prevent Approach & Landing Loss of Control Accidents
On Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Air Mobility Command Museum / Dover AFB Aero Club
1301 Heritage Rd.

Dover AFB, DE 19902

Select Number: EA1750553

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters


Raffaello D'Andrea: The astounding athletic power of quadcopters

RC or drone. Still amazing machines.

What to do if stopped by law enforcement

AOPA's advice is a little different than the previous author's. I have attached their kneeboard list to print out. This might come in handy during a very stressful time.


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