Blackwater Worldwide

February 26, 2008 - 5:33am

The largest civilian helicopter school in the U.S. abruptly ceased operations on February 3 amidst allegations by students and former employees of skewed ethics, mismanagement, misrepresentation and possible criminal activities.

February 8, 2008 - 11:29am

Paul DeHerrera has been appointed COO of Universal Avionics. In addition, Daniel Reida has been promoted to vice president of marketing, and Don Berlin has been named senior corporate vice president of Universal Avionics Systems. He has also been appointed to the board of directors.

February 8, 2008 - 11:29am

Paul DeHerrera has been appointed COO of Universal Avionics. In addition, Daniel Reida has been promoted to vice president of marketing, and Don Berlin has been named senior corporate vice president of Universal Avionics Systems. He has also been appointed to the board of directors.

January 11, 2008 - 10:36am

The structure of the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will undergo a major overhaul as Minister for Transport and Regional Development John Anderson, who reports to the Parliament for its administration, responds to constant pressure from the aviation industry to improve the agency. However, the Australian industry is waiting to be convinced the new CASA structure will make it more efficient and accountable.

December 19, 2007 - 1:54pm

Who in your company has access to the corporate aircraft? Is it just a handful of top executives, or can anyone with a need for travel schedule a trip? Does your department have a policy for selecting between competing schedules, or does the highest-ranking executive get the aircraft regardless of other considerations?

November 26, 2007 - 11:22am

After less than three years as a stand-alone company, MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) has doubled its workforce to more than 400 and expects revenues of at least $150 million this year.

October 3, 2007 - 11:03am

Security and safety training is suddenly a hot topic. When NBAA holds its convention next month, it is offering nearly a dozen new informational sessions that will address safety, security and business aircraft operations in today’s environment.

August 24, 2007 - 7:04am

In a lawsuit initiated in March last year, the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) challenged the FAA mandate that anti-drug and alcohol testing programs apply to aviation maintenance contractors “at any tier.”

July 26, 2007 - 11:36am

It seems every aviation-related publication I have read for almost a year has included an article about last September’s tragic midair in Brazil. The event certainly warrants widespread attention. However, the discussion so far has not dug deeply enough into the larger issue of what happens to the flight crew in the event of an accident, especially in a country where an accident investigation is a criminal investigation.

June 4, 2007 - 6:45am

MD Helicopters (MDH) last month dismissed as ill-founded “rumors” circulating that the company is for sale.

 
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