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In the annual helicopter issue, Avionics News focuses on the rotorcraft
market. For example, Mansfield Heliflight of Vermont is an AEA
member company that helps TV networks, real estate development
and construction companies get a birds-eye view of what they need to
see. Read more on page 40.

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22 	 Member Profile by Christine Knauer
	 Masters of heavy lifting: Timberline Helicopters
plans to put Blackhawks to work

26 	 ADS-B Countdown by Dave Higdon
	 As time to adapt shrinks, options continue to grow
32 	 Gogo for your FOMO by Joseph E. (Jeb) Burnside
	 Gogo Business Aviation in-flight connectivity cures
fear of missing out

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	 Consensus standards will replace embedded
prescriptions in Part 23 rewrite

40 	 Member Profile by Christine Knauer
	 Up in the air: Mansfield Heliflight adds
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56 	 What's Working? by Thomas Inman
Keys to growth: Blue Avionics relies on integrity,
	
	

trust, innovation and exceeding expectations

60 	 Business Basics by Greg Laslo
The ABCs of employees: How to manage a team
	

	

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LED by Dave Higdon

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Thomas Inman
Christine Knauer
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