Southern California Rotorcraft Association

Regulations

NBAA Letter to PHPA: ATC Privatization Plans Defeated

The PHPA received this message from the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) regarding the defeat of the plan to privatize ATC. From: Stacy Howard [mailto:showard@nbaa.org] Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 12:31 PM Subject: Thank you from NBAA Morrie, Tony: Please accept my gratitude and that of the entire NBAA team for the help the Professional …

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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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FAA Releases Updated Model Aircraft Guidance

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published updated guidance on model aircraft operations that reflects current law governing hobby or recreational use of unmanned aircraft. Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57A replaces the previous guidance that, as written in 1981, did not reflect the rules Congress wrote into Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act …

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Robinson Announces SFAR 73 Online Tutorials

Robinson Helicopters recently unveiled a new series of online tutorials created to help pilots familiarize themselves with SFAR 73 and its requirements. The tutorials are free and can be found at the link below. Robinson Helicopters SFAR 73 Online Tutorials (Robinson R22 & R44) RELATED LINK: Robinson Helicopters Official Announcement