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Oct
21
2010

Students give the troops gift of caring

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From Contra Costa Times Flyovers include a visit by the Goodyear Blimp; public safety helicopters; fire, police and military rotorcraft; and even some media aircraft. ...

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Oct
21
2010

Dutch attack helicopter refused to assist ambushed troops

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BigPond News From Adelaidenow AUSTRALIAN special forces troops were left for dead by two Dutch Apache attack helicopters equipped with missiles and cannons during a fatal ambush in ...

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Oct
21
2010

Mesa Expansion Highlights Timken's Robust Aircraft Support Capabilities

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From PR Newswire (press release At Mesa, skilled technicians repair and overhaul fuel controls and pumps, as well as drive-train components for both military and commercial rotorcraft. ...

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Oct
21
2010

State to buy 6 medevac helicopters

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TBD.com (blog) From Annapolis Capital ... cost of the helicopters have been raised in recent years by some legislators, including state Sen. John Astle, D-Annapolis, a former helicopter pilot. ...

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Oct
21
2010

SAAF builds up Lynx spares inventory

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DefenceWeb (press release) From DefenceWeb (press release) It has placed an order for some R14 million with the British original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for more spares for the rotorcraft. ...

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Oct
21
2010

Saturday boat race on in Pahokee after helicopter pilots offer help

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From Palm Beach Post "We've gone from having no helicopters to having an air force," Pahokee Mayor JP Sasser said of the generosity of several local helicopter owners. ...

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Oct
21
2010

Finmeccanica's AgustaWestland Gets $71 Mln Helicopter Deal

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Shephard Group From Wall Street Journal The first AW139 helicopter will be delivered 18 months after the contract award, Finmeccanica said, adding that the helicopters will be made at ...

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Oct
21
2010

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal for Cargo UAS Services Request

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From PR Newswire (press release) ... subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. ...

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Oct
21
2010

Projects Unlimited wins $43M in deals

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From Bizjournals.com The work includes building flight control computers, ice protection control units and wiring assemblies in support of the H-1 and V-22 helicopters, ...

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Oct
21
2010

Huge US-Saudi arms deal

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Moneycontrol.com From The Hindu AP An AH-64 Delta Apache Longbow helicopter in Conroe, Texas, in this September 12, 2010 file photo. The United States has announced one of the largest ...

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Oct
21
2010

Flat Roofs and Fire Safety: Pelli's Red Fin Rises Amid Helipad Debate

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Eater.com From Eater.com For one thing, a helicopter can only pick up a certain number of people at a time, he says, while smoke and heat may prevent a helicopter from even being ...

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Oct
21
2010

Sikorsky unveils S-97 for high-speed scout and attack helicopter contest

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Palm Beach Post From Flightglobal The potential order for hundreds of scout helicopters has sparked a wide range of responses from industry. Two weeks ago, Bell Helicopter unveiled a new ...

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Oct
21
2010

Mesa Expansion Highlights Timken's Robust Aircraft Support Capabilities

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From Kansas City Star At Mesa, skilled technicians repair and overhaul fuel controls and pumps, as well as drive-train components for both military and commercial rotorcraft. ...

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Oct
21
2010

WSI Enhances Gulf of Mexico Capabilities for Rotorcraft Operators

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PR Web (press release) From PR Web (press release) The GOMEX is a unique operating environment for rotorcraft with specialized forecast and aviation dataset requirements. To meet these needs, ...

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Oct
21
2010

Only the economy marred the kickoff

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From Aviation International News Governor Purdue also noted that on Labor Day, he had earned his rotorcraft and rotorcraft instructor ratings, "part of that lifelong learning and challenge ...

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Oct
21
2010

EASA's Proposed Vibration Health Monitoring Rule

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From AMTOnline.com In the Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) for the proposed rule, EASA recognizes that rotorcraft are potentially more vulnerable to catastrophic mechanical ...

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Oct
21
2010

News from Hawke/Uniflight

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From Helicopter Association International The rotorcraft-focused private equity investor Hawke Capital Partners announced today that it reached agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets ...

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Oct
21
2010

For US Troops, Peril On The Afghan-Pakistan Border

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From NPR he barks, instructing his men in how to disembark safely from their helicopter. "Left door exit, half the bird's going to be hanging over a cliff. ...

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Oct
21
2010

Helicopter donation gets official county OK

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From Sun Shopper ... approved the county's acquisition of a high-altitude four-seater helicopter donated by Guidance Helicopters Inc. at its meeting Monday in Cottonwood. ...

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Oct
20
2010

Textron reports third-quarter loss, but Bell Helicopter performs well

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Wichita Business Journal From Fort Worth Star Telegram Bell delivered 24 civil helicopters during the quarter, including four of the new 429 model. But Donnelly said civil helicopter deliveries for the year ...

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Oct
20
2010

Md. board approves purchase of medevac helicopters

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ABC2 News From CNBC Maryland currently uses 11 helicopters bought between 1989 and 1999. One helicopter crashed in September 2008, killing four people in Prince George's County ...

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Oct
20
2010

Sikorsky Goes Public With X2 Helicopter, Plans Two Prototypes

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Helicopter Association International From FOX CT ... certified world record helicopter speed of 250 knots (287 mph), but still faster than conventional helicopters that typically top out at 169 knots. ...

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Oct
20
2010

Md. Board Approves Purchase Of Medevac Helicopters

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ABC2 News From WJZ Maryland currently uses 11 helicopters bought between 1989 and 1999. One helicopter crashed in September 2008, killing four people in Prince George's County ...

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Oct
20
2010

India's helicopter market grows 20% annually

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Reuters India From Arab News The requirement of helicopters in the country is expected to increase with the use of helicopters in heli-tourism, adventure sports, mountaineering/trekking ...

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Oct
20
2010

Dell Children's Medical Center selected as second base for STAR Flight operations

Posted by jhadmin

From Community Impact Commissioners purchased the third helicopter earlier this year. The helicopters will continue to serve hospitals and residents in Travis and surrounding ...

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Oct
20
2010

Paragliding incident investigated

Posted by jhadmin

From Stuff.co.nz The helicopter pilot who helped the group urged anyone caught out by bad weather to make an early call for help. Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters managing ...

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Oct
20
2010

Company Tests New Technology During Helicopter Drag Race

Posted by jhadmin

Sun-Sentinel From WPBF West Palm Beach It was just a helicopter drag race. Sikorsky, the manufacturer of Black Hawk and Marine One helicopters, unveiled it's new X2 technology. ...

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Oct
20
2010

Free 30-day Trial of Helicopter Flight Operations Software

Posted by jhadmin

40 Square Software, which provides high-powered, user-friendly, paper-free software solutions for the helicopter industry, has just launched a new Web site featuring free 30-day trials for its flagship products, Heli Office- Offshore and Heli Office-VFR.

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Oct
20
2010

State board approves $72 million contract for medical helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

From Baltimore Sun The three-member board unanimously ratified the contract with Agusta Aerospace Corp. of Philadelphia, the only company among four helicopter manufacturers ...

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Oct
20
2010

Sikorsky to produce X2 protoypes for military evaluation

Posted by jhadmin

Sun-Sentinel From Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) ... fly two prototype helicopters using the technology fielded in its X2 demonstrator aircraft that recently set a unofficial helicopter world speed record. ...

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