This week, AVweb’s news roundup uncovered reports of an aviation safety day to be held in New York, a Father’s Day celebration at a helicopter museum, new service routes in New England, a sales territory expansion for Cutter Aviation and the relocation of H.E.R.O.S. The 4th Annual Westchester Aviation Association’s (WAA) General Aviation safety conference will be held on June 4, 2019, in Tarrytown, New York. Speakers include Aviation Consumer Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of Belvoir Media Group’s Aviation Division Larry Anglisano, five-time Space Shuttle commander Jim Wetherbee and FAASTeam Manager Ben Struck.
The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC), located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, will be holding its annual Father’s Day FatherFest on Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Activities include exhibits of rotary and fixed wing aircraft, helicopter rides, food and demonstrations. Southern Airways will be starting a seasonal passenger service between New Haven (HVN), Connecticut, Providence (PVD), Rhode Island, and Norwood (OWD), Massachusetts. Service is scheduled to begin on June 14.
Cutter Aviation is expanding its Piper Aircraft sales territory to include Arizona and New Mexico. The company, which offers aircraft fuel and line services, maintenance and avionics solutions, aircraft charter and management, and aircraft sales, is headquartered in Arizona. Helicopter Engine Repair Overhaul Services (H.E.R.O.S.) has announced that it will be relocating to Arizona’s Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. H.E.R.O.S has been in operation since 1988.