Trouble in Australia and Israel Compel Emergency AD
Applicability: Model R22, R22 Alpha, R22
Beta, and R22 Mariner helicopters, with a main rotor blade (blade),
part number (P/N) A016-1 or A016-2, installed, certificated in any
Compliance: Required as indicated.
The FAA has sent an Emergency AD notice to all US owners and
operators of Robinson Helicopter Company Model R22, R22 Alpha, R22
Beta, and R22 Mariner helicopters.
Well, it's not much of a break, but every little bit helps,
The Horry County (SC) Council last week voted to cut taxes on
general aviation aircraft, dropping the assessment ratio from 10.5
percent to four percent. While the former rate generated about
$20,000 a year for the county, the new tax will only generate about
Authorities in California have found what appears to be the
wreckage of a Mitsubishi MU-2 at the bottom of the Napa River, not
far from where it was headed more than a week ago. The bodies of
Ronald and Peggy Scott, both 62 years old, were found inside the
Call it a simple 'fix' for a persistent problem. Superior Air
Parts' Product Integrity Team (PIT), a group of employees
representing all facets of the company and responsible for
identifying and solving product performance and quality problems
have recently developed a new push rod seal that would provide a
better fit for the task at hand.
If you have some practical, pilot-to-pilot tips on coping with
weather, the AOPA Air Safety Foundation needs your help to put
together its next major safety seminar, "Practical Weather Flying."
ASF is looking for actual weather experience of real pilots, both
VFR and IFR, as opposed to the "theory only" versions of weather
often taught in ground school.