Any group member experience with helicopter RADALT and 5G networks? Just working on one new helipad. By surprise one hidden antenna white box identified under approach path today. The old site survey attributed that "box" like AC unit. It is bellow H level, but helicopters must fly over that on 30-40 m alt (90-120 ft). The H site suppose to receive LPV200 (GPS/EGNOS) approach.
EGNOS Bulletin Autumn 2022
Addresses several subjects, including an interesting interview with Norsk Luftambulanse.
EASA and ESPN-R join HAI and the entire community to mark the passing of helicopter pioneer Frank Robinson, Nov 12, 2022
In expressing condolences to the Robinson family, Helicopter Association International president and CEO James Viola remembered Frank Robinson as an industry giant.
Article by Dan Sweet, HAI, Nov. 14
Image credit HAI's ROTORS archives
ESPN-R Safety Promotion Video of the Year and Workshop at EUROPEAN ROTORS,
Nov. 8 and 9, 2022
EASA T4S Rotorcraft Safety Promotion Video of the Year Wearing Helmet with Mathieu Vandenavenne, Safety for Flight, film director and actor, will be released in the EASA Rotorcraft & VTOL Symposium on Day 1, Nov. 8, from15:15 to 15:30.
ESPN-R Safety Promotion Network Workshop will then take place on Day 2, Nov. 9, from 15:00 to 17:00. Topic of the Year is IIMC aka UIMC.
Thanks for spreading the word.
Looking forward to me meeting you there!
PS: Good news: there is still time to register.
EASA T4S ESPN-R Helicopter Safety Video Teaser 2022
Featuring Mathieu Vandenavenne, Safety for Flight, director and actor.
Watch it today and promote it through your professional channels and on social media! Thanks.
Then join us on Nov. 8, 2022, 15:00-17:00, and watch the full-size video in the ESPN-R Safety Promotion Workshop of the EASA Rotorcraft & VTOL Conference in EUROPEAN ROTORS.
FAA Aims to Extinguish Fire as Aviation Risk, Oct. 14, 2022
Research from the FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center aims to eliminate all aircraft fire hazards, whether arising from the cabin or post-impact exigencies.
Watch this FAA Resistant Materials video on YouTube:
Thermal runaway consumes an entire cargo pallet of lithium batteries in minutes (image: FAA):
Crazy as it sounds, da Vinci Flight Spiral is actually flying!
‘Crimson Spin’ brings da Vinci helicopter design to life, Vertical Oct 12, 2022
Article by Ben Forrest
Austin Prete image
Bet that Leonardo himself would be proud!
The agenda for the EASA Rotorcraft and VTOL Symposium is now online. Come and join us to discuss the most important topics for the industry. We look forward to seeing there as part of the exciting European Rotors event from 8-10 November.
Find out more on the EASA Event Page at the link here:
Hello from Finland
This might be a wrong community, but question anyway about new spa.hems opinion.
VFR weather minima at night. There is still cloud base limitation, but in some cases it might be ceiling.
Really difficult to understand the reasons for cloud base NOT ceiling, especially with NVG's.
How do you understand this new text and it's meaning in practise?