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    FAA Seeks Information on Low Altitude Operators for UAS Rulemaking

    The Federal Aviation Administration put out a request for information last week that seeks to obtain information from operators primarily flying low altitude operations,...

    HCLL Starts Spring Lineup With Air Attack

    Dan Carroll with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Park Rapids opened the Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning spring season with a presentation...

    CAL FIRE Awards $43.5 million in Grants to Reduce Fire Threat

    Sacramento –  CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) this week awarded $43.5 million dollars to local organizations to reduce the risk of...

    Helicopter Association International Announces the Passing of Matthew Zuccaro

    Alexandria, Va. (Feb. 26, 2020) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Matthew S. Zuccaro, the immediate past...

    ‘It Will Change How We Operate’: Cal Fire Buys First Helicopters That Can Fight Fires at Night

    SACRAMENTO - Facing wildfires of epic proportions, California’s firefighting agency is acquiring nearly $300 million worth of new weapons: a dozen high-powered helicopters equipped...

    FAA Approves Rare Permit to Replant After Wildfires

    Wildfire restoration got a huge boost in both safety and speed thanks to a recent FAA approval for Seattle-based DroneSeed. The privately held startup obtained an additional...

    Bushfires are ‘Australia’s war’ and that means we need a battle plan

    As a blaze tore through from the Orroral Valley, troops were ready to evacuate my 88-year-old father from his nursing home. It was the...

    Pleas Made Two Years Ago For More Federal Funding For Water Bombers

    State fire authorities have been forced to wait two years for a federal boost in long-term funding for air tankers to help control raging...

    NSW Bushfires: Scott Morrison Takes Aerial Tour of Blue Mountains Mega-Fire

    Scott Morrison's visit to bushfire ravaged NSW has divided locals who battled a "fireball" while the prime minister was on holiday in Hawaii.Mr Morrison...

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