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Voluntary Beacon Codes for Helicopter Operations Extended

In April 2017, the FAA issued a Letter to Airmen advising that the voluntary beacon codes of 1205 (general aviation VFR helicopters) and 1206 (public service helicopters) would be adopted through April 10, 2019. The details of the LoA are available at the link below.  These beacon codes have now been extended into the year …

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Los Angeles Regional Helicopter Safety Stand-Down – August 16

Please mark your calendars for this important event. –PHPA ———- Forwarded message ——— From: FAASafety.gov Subject: [WP0592877] Los Angeles Regional Helicopter Safety Stand-Down – FAASafety.gov “Los Angeles Regional Helicopter Safety Stand-Down” Topic: FREE Day-Long Safety Seminar for all Helicopter Pilots, AMTs and Managers, Breakfast and Lunch provided! On Friday, August 16, 2019 at 08:30 Pacific …

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Wings Safety Seminar – June 30

PHPA, LAAHOA, FAASTeam Wings Program presents: Tim Lynn of KTLA Newscopter 5 will present his seminar on safely and efficiently navigating the Los Angeles Basin. Tim is an Emmy Award Winning Reporter-Pilot and is an expert flying the mean skies of Southern California. Commander Chuck Street, legendary KIIS-FM Reporter-Pilot and Executive Director of the Los …

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PHPA/LAAHOA/FAAST Wings Safety Seminar – June 16

“Cyclic Back” and NASA Noise Reduction Techniques PHPA, LAAHOA, & FAASTeam Wings Safety Seminar Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 10:00 am John Wayne Airport Administration Office 3160 Airway Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92626 In this presentation, Pete Gillies will present his proven method of entering autorotation quickly in the first critical moments of an engine …

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FAA Issues Emergency Order Re: Passenger Restraints During “Doors Off” Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issues an emergency restriction regarding passenger flights with the doors open. This action comes in response to a helicopter accident in New York in March 2018. From: Tony.Molinaro@faa.gov [mailto:Tony.Molinaro@faa.gov] Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2018 3:30 PM Subject: FAA Final Order on Helicopter Operations Attached is the FAA Order issued …

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Fly Neighborly Forum at Heli Expo

The FAAST Team has announced that they will be holding the Fly Neighborly Forum and Live Training Class on February 27th, 2018 at Heli-Expo. Learn about helicotper noise abatement procedures and flight techniques that minimize the effects of helicopter noise emissions. Download the flyer below for more information. Fly Neighborly flyer

FAA Letter to Airmen: 1205/1206 Squawk Codes

Earlier this week, the FAA released an official Letter to Airmen regarding the use of the 1205/1206 squawk codes in the Los Angeles area. Issued: 07/29/2016 2009 (UTC) Effective: 07/29/2016 2200 (UTC) Cancellation: 07/29/2018 1200 (UTC) OSG Western Service Area Letter to Airmen: LTA-OSGW-8 Subject: Beacon Codes for Helicopter Operations within the Los Angeles region …

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