Airbus Helicopters H145 Makes U.S. Law Enforcement Debut

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) will soon become the first law enforcement agency in the United States to operate the versatile twin-engine Airbus Helicopters H145. The department’s Air Support unit will use the new H145 primarily for high-altitude rescues in mountainous regions of Nevada. LVMPD performs about 170 such rescues each year. “We […]

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Duncan Aviation’s Satellite Facility in Las Vegas Earns Mexican Certification

Duncan Aviation’s satellite avionics facility located at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, recently received certification from Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), which is the civil aviation authority for Mexico. The certificate is good for two years. Located near Atlantic Aviation at Suite 128, 255 East Tropicana Ave., on McCarran International Airport, […]

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FAA to Hold Airspace Workshops in Las Vegas

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold three public information workshops in late April on proposed airspace improvements over the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The improvements are part of the FAA’s Las Vegas Metroplex project, which proposes to use streamlined satellite navigation to move air traffic more safely and efficiently through the area. The project […]

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Reno Air Racing Association Announces 2015 Performers

The Reno Air Racing Association has announced the new line up of performers for the 2015 National Championship Air Races held Sept. 16-20 at the Reno Stead Airport. This year’s performers include the Breitling Jet Team, the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the Commemorative Air Force’s Tora, Tora, Tora Airshow. Tora, Tora, Tora were the words […]

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MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PARTNERS WITH SITA FOR AUTOMATED PASSPORT CONTROL KIOSKS

International passengers arriving at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas can enjoy a quick and smooth journey through the customs and immigration process with new automated passport control (APC) kiosks provided by SITA, the global provider of border security and IT solutions to governments, airlines and airports. The Automated Passport Control self-service kiosks, which went […]

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Nevada Department of Transportation Offers Free Airport Directory and Chart

The 169-page Nevada Airport Directory and Pilot’s Guide distributed by the Nevada Department of Transportation provides airport maps, as well as communication and contact information, for planning flights to Nevada’s 49 public-use airports. The state Aviation Map is a fold-out, statewide map of airports and related flight information and was printed in partnership with the […]

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