July 2013

Aviation Interest

Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct Released

HMCC-LogoThe Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct (HMCC) was released today by the project’s Permanent Editorial Board. The HMCC offers recommendations to advance helicopter flight safety, airmanship, and professionalism. Developed by a team of helicopter experts, the HMCC draws upon decades of research as well as input from key helicopter organizations in both the private

and public sectors, and builds upon the foundation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct initiative, a project of over ten years. The Code applies to a range of operating environments, from primary instruction to commercial flight operations.

Aviation Interest

Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct Released

HMCC-LogoThe Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct (HMCC) was released today by the project’s Permanent Editorial Board. The HMCC offers recommendations to advance helicopter flight safety, airmanship, and professionalism. Developed by a team of helicopter experts, the HMCC draws upon decades of research as well as input from key helicopter organizations in both the private

and public sectors, and builds upon the foundation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct initiative, a project of over ten years. The Code applies to a range of operating environments, from primary instruction to commercial flight operations.

California Airports

Airline Service Increases at Fresno Yosemite Int’l Airport

fresnoMore passengers than ever are flocking to the Fresno Yosemite International Airport. The airport is enjoying a boom in passengers and they said 50% of flyers are business and the other half are leisure.

Passenger levels have increased significantly over the first six months this year. The months of January, March and May were all up from last year by 11% and June had the second highest passenger count ever with more than 130,000 passengers. The airport attributes the boost to various factors.