Links to our favorite online content and news from the aviation industry during the past week.
Flight school flourishes at John Wayne: Helicopter lessons are up as young students look to boost their resumes
This article from the Orange County Register profiles Revolution Aviation, a group of pilots who teach students how to fly helicopters, planes and drones. Due to projected pilot shortages in the coming decades their enrollment has been bolstered to the point where their monthly operations have ballooned to more than 100 takeoffs and landings.
Amazing pictures that show behind the scenes cross-sections of planes from Air Hollywood, a company that bills itself as “the world’s premiere aviation themed studio”.
The New Hampshire DOT and Institute of Art team up to create showcase of the state’s aviation industry. The exhibit is free and open to the public through February 25th.
This article from The Official Homepage of the United States Army discusses how Army aviation operates in missions and balances the challenges of deployments while also maintaining training and readiness.
Recent News and Resources form Belfort Instrument
Belfort Instrument will be exhibiting at HAI HELI-EXPO in Booth 5255. The show is being held March 2nd-5th, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Belfort Instrument supports the effort of the HEMS tool to enhance EMS flight safety by working to include more sources of timely weather reporting. Belfort continues to work towards the inclusion of more Automated Weather Observation Systems into the HEMS model.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) have published general guidelines to classify sites for precipitation gauges such that they are “Regionally and Spatially” representative. This detailed information is available in their online publications WMO-No8 CIMO Guide, 2010 and U.S. Climate Reference Network Site Information Handbook, 2002. The following summarizes the essence of their guidelines.
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