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Jun
17
2019

Collins Aerospace joins Sikorsky in revolutionizing approach to autonomous flight with new fly-by-wire technology

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PARIS (June 17, 2019) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has developed a new technologically advanced fly-by-wire retrofit solution that enables autonomous flight for rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The technology was demonstrated as part of Sikorsky’s Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) system. Sikorsky’s S-70 OPV Black Hawk flew for the first time on May 29 as part of the DARPA Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.

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Jun
17
2019

Boeing to Build MH-47G Block II Chinooks for Special Ops

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build next-generation MH-47G Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. The Block II configuration will enhance the Army’s ability to safely carry out the most challenging missions around the world.

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Jun
17
2019

Leonardo unveils its largest-ever drone, the Falco Xplorer, opening up new civil and military markets for the Company in the unmanned domain

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Today, at an unveiling event at the Paris Air Show, Leonardo introduced its largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), the Falco Xplorer. Building on the success of the Company’s Falco family of tactical-class RPAS, the new drone features a payload capacity of 350kg, more than 24 hours flight time and a satellite communications capability for beyond-radio-line-of-sight operations, all within a 1.3 ton maximum take-off weight (MTOW). Everything is designed in-house by Leonardo, from the aircraft itself to the sensor suite, mission system and ground control station and the Falco Xplorer will be offered as both an integrated platform and as a fully-managed information-superiority service. In the latter model, Leonardo will operate the aircraft and its sensors and manage logistics to provide actionable information directly to the customer.

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Jun
17
2019

Airbus Helicopters supports modernisation of training centre in Ukraine

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Le Bourget, Airbus Helicopters has accelerated the set-up of new pilot and technician training capabilities in Ukraine. The company will be delivering an H225 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) that will be based in Krementchuk, as well as delivering the first two H125 for pilot training purposes by the end of December 2019.

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Jun
17
2019

DONALDSON CELEBRATES SIGNIFICANT INTERNATIONAL SALES GROWTH AND APPROVALS FROM MORE COUNTRIES

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PARIS – JUNE 16, 2019 – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense (Booth Hall B2 E106), a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), experienced 55 percent international growth in the past year thanks to multiple new approvals for its engine-life saving Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF).

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Jun
17
2019

JUST IN: Helicopters dispatched to horrific scene in Dinkelman Road, New Germany - Highway Mail

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JUST IN: Helicopters dispatched to horrific scene in Dinkelman Road, New Germany  Highway MailRESCUE Care Paramedics have responded to a horrific accident scene in Dinkelman Road, New Germany where

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Jun
17
2019

WATCH: Helicopter flight offers new perspective on show - Daily Mercury

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WATCH: Helicopter flight offers new perspective on show  Daily MercuryBirds-eye-view of Pioneer Valley Show delights passengers.

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Jun
16
2019

Schumer Calls For Black Boxes In Helicopters - CBS New York

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Schumer Calls For Black Boxes In Helicopters  CBS New YorkSen. Charles Schumer is calling on the FAA to require all helicopters to carry a black box after a deadly chopper crash in Midtown. 7 hours

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Jun
16
2019

New Call For Black Boxes In Helicopters - CBS New York

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New Call For Black Boxes In Helicopters  CBS New YorkAfter a deadly chopper crash in Midtown, Sen. Schumer calls on the FAA to put black boxes in all helicopters. 4 hours ago ...

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Jun
16
2019

Dong-A's 'Doctor Helicopter' campaign spreads also in U.S. - DONG-A ILBO

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Dong-A's 'Doctor Helicopter' campaign spreads also in U.S.  DONG-A ILBOThe Dong-A Ilbo-led campaign with a translated title of “Doctor Helicopter for Saving Life” is gain…

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Jun
16
2019

Dong-A's 'Doctor Helicopter' campaign spreads also in U.S. - DONG-A ILBO

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Dong-A's 'Doctor Helicopter' campaign spreads also in U.S.  DONG-A ILBOThe Dong-A Ilbo-led campaign with a translated title of “Doctor Helicopter for Saving Life” is gain…

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Jun
16
2019

Schumer calls for tighter helicopter regulations following tragic Midtown crash - New York Daily News

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Schumer calls for tighter helicopter regulations following tragic Midtown crash  New York Daily NewsSen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants all helicopters to be equipped with so-called black boxes that

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Jun
16
2019

New England Air Museum celebrates Father's Day with helicopters and open cockpits - WTNH.com

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New England Air Museum celebrates Father's Day with helicopters and open cockpits  WTNH.comThe not so great weather for Father's Day had people looking for things to do inside. Some of them went to

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Jun
16
2019

Multiple helicopters at scene of crash on Route 33 in Upshur County - WDTV

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Multiple helicopters at scene of crash on Route 33 in Upshur County  WDTVUPSHUR COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Multiple medical helicopters were at the scene of yet another crash on Route 33 in Upshur County

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Jun
16
2019

Army Apache helicopters come close to light aircraft over Birch in Essex twice within weeks | Latest Suffolk and Essex News - East Anglian Daily Times

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Army Apache helicopters come close to light aircraft over Birch in Essex twice within weeks | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily TimesArmy Apache helicopters and light aircraft were

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Jun
16
2019

Schumer calls for 'black boxes' in helicopters after fatal NYC crash - New York Post

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Schumer calls for 'black boxes' in helicopters after fatal NYC crash  New York Post The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of "black

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Jun
16
2019

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters - Washington Post

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Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters  Washington PostThe Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data

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Jun
16
2019

Female team leading Navy helicopter training changes command - NavyTimes.com

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Female team leading Navy helicopter training changes command  NavyTimes.comFor the first time in the history of Helicopter Training Squadron Eight at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, two women held

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Jun
16
2019

South American bishop to exorcise entire city from helicopter - Washington Examiner

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South American bishop to exorcise entire city from helicopter  Washington ExaminerThe Roman Catholic bishop of Buenaventura, Colombia, is planning to use a military helicopter to drop holy water on

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Jun
16
2019

Man transported to hospital by helicopter after trapped inside truck following crash in Annapolis - CapitalGazette.com

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Man transported to hospital by helicopter after trapped inside truck following crash in Annapolis  CapitalGazette.comAnnapolis fire officials extracted an unconscious man from a pick-up truck, found

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Jun
16
2019

US military allegedly turning Syria's Tabaqa Airport into regional helicopter base - AMN Al-Masdar News

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US military allegedly turning Syria's Tabaqa Airport into regional helicopter base  AMN Al-Masdar NewsBEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 P.M.) - The U.S. Armed Forces are turning the Tabaqa Airport in western

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Jun
16
2019

Plymouths Manomet Elementary gets visit from Blackhawk helicopter - Wicked Local

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Plymouths Manomet Elementary gets visit from Blackhawk helicopter  Wicked LocalStudents at Manomet Elementary School received a visit from some friends in high places Wednesday.

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Jun
16
2019

Female Team Leading Elite Helicopter Training Changes Command in Pensacola - Military.com

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Female Team Leading Elite Helicopter Training Changes Command in Pensacola  Military.comPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in the history of Helicopter Training Squadron Eight at Naval Air

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Jun
16
2019

Morning Briefing: Importance of fathers; Trying to save helicopter factory; Phillies rally in 9th to beat Braves - The Delaware County Daily Times

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Morning Briefing: Importance of fathers; Trying to save helicopter factory; Phillies rally in 9th to beat Braves  The Delaware County Daily TimesGood Morning. Here are some of the top stories from

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Jun
16
2019

Helicopter squadron returns home to Edmonton after two-year deployment - Edmonton Journal

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Helicopter squadron returns home to Edmonton after two-year deployment  Edmonton JournalFor the first time in more than two years, the full 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron is back on Canadian

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Jun
16
2019

Man arrested after police helicopter chases motorbike through streets of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Live

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Man arrested after police helicopter chases motorbike through streets of Edinburgh  Edinburgh LiveA co-ordinated emergency response was launched after a motorcycle rider failed to stop for police.

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Jun
16
2019

Female team leading helicopter training changes command - Miami Herald

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Female team leading helicopter training changes command  Miami HeraldFirst female team at Whiting Field to lead elite helicopter training squadron changes command.

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Jun
16
2019

Female team leading helicopter training changes command - San Francisco Chronicle

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Female team leading helicopter training changes command  San Francisco ChroniclePENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in the history of Helicopter Training Squadron Eight at Naval Air Station

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Jun
15
2019

[UPDATE 7:41 p.m.] Motorcyclist Injured After Crash in Myers Flat - Redheaded Blackbelt

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[UPDATE 7:41 p.m.] Motorcyclist Injured After Crash in Myers Flat  Redheaded BlackbeltA motorcyclist was injured after he crashed around 5:42 p.m. on Orchard Way in Myers Flat. Reportedly he is a

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Jun
15
2019

Police helicopter circles Longstone area of Edinburgh as cops race to deal with ‘ongoing incident’ - The Scottish Sun

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Police helicopter circles Longstone area of Edinburgh as cops race to deal with ‘ongoing incident’  The Scottish SunPOLICE officers are dealing with the incident in the Longstone area of the city this

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