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Dec
09
2009

Chopper Drop Tests New Technology - RedOrbit

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Chopper Drop Tests New TechnologyRedOrbitOn impact, the helicopter's skid landing gear bent outward, but the cushion attached to its belly kept the rotorcraft's bottom from touching the ground. ...

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Dec
09
2009

Pilot error 'led to Puma crash' - BBC News

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guardian.co.ukPilot error 'led to Puma crash'BBC NewsTwo Lynx helicopters and another Puma helicopter were also involved in the mission on the evening of 20 November 2007.mod criticised over fatal helicopter crash in Iraqguardian.co.ukRAF 'complacent' in not replacing faulty helicopter radio that led to fatal crashTelegraph.co.ukall 84 news articles »

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Dec
09
2009

Garmin Granted faa's STC for GTS Series, TAS and TCAS I Traffic Systems - Welt Online

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Garmin Granted faa's STC for GTS Series, TAS and TCAS I Traffic SystemsWelt OnlineCustomers with fixed gear airplanes and rotorcraft may choose a single directional quadrapole antenna on top of the aircraft, with or without a bottom ...and more »

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Dec
09
2009

Contract Award- Lockheed Martin- $14.75 Million - Navy - GovConWire

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defproContract Award- Lockheed Martin- $14.75 Million - NavyGovConWireThe contract, worth $14.75 million, will improve the flow of information sent between anti-submarine helicopters and ships in the fleet. ...Lockheed Martin to Integrate Ku Band Messaging Interface with US Navy MH-60R ...defproall 6 news articles »

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Dec
09
2009

Russia Supplies Non-Military Helicopters To Iran - Bernama

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Russia Supplies Non-Military Helicopters To IranBernama... helicopter manufacturer 'Verthalutirussia' signed an agreement with Iranian company 'Fanavaran Aseman Giti' on Tuesday, to supply helicopters to Iran, ...Russia Boosts Presence on Iranian Rotorcraft Marketdefproall 2 news articles »

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Dec
09
2009

Air Force orders inquiry into incident involving president's chopper - Daily News & Analysis

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Thaindian.comAir Force orders inquiry into incident involving president's chopperDaily News & AnalysisPTI New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has instituted a court of inquiry into an incident when the rotor blades of a helicopter carrying president Pratibha ...Indian President Chopper ScareBernamaAir force orders probe into president's chopper scareSINDH TODAYAir force orders probe into president's chopper scareIndia Business Blog (blog)all 13 news articles »

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Dec
09
2009

MONOC to get new helicopter service - Asbury Park Press

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MONOC to get new helicopter serviceAsbury Park PressThe MONOC helicopter arrives faster than the State Police northstar and southstar helicopters because it departs from Berkeley, said Forked River Fire Chief ...and more »

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Dec
09
2009

French Defence Ministry Orders Two Eurocopter Helicopters - Bernama

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defproFrench Defence Ministry Orders Two Eurocopter HelicoptersBernamaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 (Bernama) -- Eurocopter, a subsidiary of EADS and the world's leading helicopter manufacturer, has announced the purchase of two ec225s ...French Navy Orders EC225s for SARAviation Today (subscription)all 5 news articles »

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Dec
09
2009

Flight For Life expands to 24-hour availability - Steamboat Pilot

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Flight For Life expands to 24-hour availabilitySteamboat PilotFor most operations, Search and Rescue volunteers will continue to rely on Steamboat-based Zephyr Helicopter Company, but Zephyr helicopters are not ...Flight for Life moves to 24-hour, 7-day serviceSummit Daily Newsall 2 news articles »

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Dec
08
2009

Eurocopter EC 175 Quietly Makes First Flight - Aviation International News

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Eurocopter EC 175 Quietly Makes First FlightAviation International NewsThe Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E-powered rotorcraft is a 50-50 joint program with China's Avicopter, where it is known as the Z15.

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Dec
08
2009

Marine Corps UH-1Y Helicopters With Northrop Grumman Integrated Cockpit Deploy ... - CNNMoney.com (press release)

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Marine Corps UH-1Y Helicopters With Northrop Grumman Integrated Cockpit Deploy ...CNNMoney.com (press release)... elements in preparing the UH-1Y Venom helicopters for deployment to Afghanistan recently with the US Marine Corps Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367. ...and more »

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Dec
08
2009

Pilots survive mid-air collision - Herald Sun

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ABC OnlinePilots survive mid-air collisionHerald SunThe water bucket of the higher craft clipped the rotor blades of the other but both helicopters landed safety. In another incident yesterday, a helicopter ...Firefighter dies in helicopter crashThe AustralianHelicopter Pilots Survive CollisionAviation Today (subscription)One dead in fire-fighting chopper crashSydney Morning HeraldABC Online -Land -Lismore Northern Starall 158 news articles »

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Dec
08
2009

MONOC to get new helicopter service - Asbury Park Press

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MONOC to get new helicopter serviceAsbury Park PressThe MONOC helicopter arrives faster than the State Police northstar and southstar helicopters because it departs from Berkeley, said Forked River Fire Chief ...and more »

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Dec
08
2009

Union worried about NL choppers - CBC.ca

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Union worried about NL choppersCBC.caYou know when we flew on the Super Puma [helicopter] most of the time the schedule was being met.” Cougar Helicopters isn't saying much about the union's ...FAA issues new directive for choppers used in NL offshoreCanada.comall 2 news articles »

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Dec
08
2009

DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Apical's Cable Cutter Kit ... - Helicopter Association International

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DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Apical's Cable Cutter Kit ...Helicopter Association International... L-1, L-3, L-4 helicopters. Transport Canada and EASA approvals are pending. The Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of protecting the helicopter during a ...

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Dec
08
2009

Congressman Blunt Announces New Work for Neosho's Premier Turbines - KOAM-TV

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Congressman Blunt Announces New Work for Neosho's Premier TurbinesKOAM-TVPremier Turbines has an indefinite quantity contract for turbine engines used in the Army's OH-58 Kiowa Helicopters. "This is a great Christmas present for ...and more »

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Dec
08
2009

Cobham Digital Audio Control System Receives faa's TSO Certification - Helicopter Association International

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Cobham Digital Audio Control System Receives faa's TSO CertificationHelicopter Association InternationalCobham Avionics provides integrated, end to end avionics solutions for fixed-wing and rotorcraft markets covering general aviation, special mission, ...

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Dec
08
2009

RAF 'complacent' in not replacing faulty helicopter radio that led to fatal crash - Telegraph.co.uk

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RAF 'complacent' in not replacing faulty helicopter radio that led to fatal crashTelegraph.co.ukThe pilot was forced to attempt a landing on the unknown terrain after a radio malfunction caused him to lose contact with three other helicopters on the ...and more »

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Dec
08
2009

Open flight school, open airport - AOPA Pilot

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AOPA PilotOpen flight school, open airportAOPA PilotNorth Andover Flight Academy only offers rotorcraft training, and despite a sparse population base, students are already training hard. ...

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Dec
08
2009

Pilots survive bushfire chopper crash - Ninemsn

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BigPond NewsPilots survive bushfire chopper crashNinemsnThe water bucket of the higher craft clipped the rotor blades of the other but both helicopters landed safety. In another incident on Tuesday, a helicopter ...Helicopter Pilots Survive CollisionAviation Today (subscription)all 25 news articles »

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Dec
08
2009

VERTICAL ONLINE Over the Golden Gate - Vertical Magazine (press release)

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Extranomical NewsVERTICAL ONLINE Over the Golden GateVertical Magazine (press release)In September, after a couple of weather and technical delays, ARIS Helicopters accomplished a high-profile lift and placement job on the world-famous Golden ...The Golden Gate Bridge May Become a More Interactive Tourist AttractionExtranomical NewsBeyond the Golden Gate BridgeThe Gazette (Montreal)all 8 news articles »

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Dec
08
2009

Pilots survive mid-air collision - NEWS.com.au

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Pilots survive mid-air collisionNEWS.com.auThe water bucket of the higher craft clipped the rotor blades of the other but both helicopters landed safety. In another incident today, a helicopter ...

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Dec
08
2009

Logistical nightmares may doom US surge in Afghanistan - Baltimore Sun

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Logistical nightmares may doom US surge in AfghanistanBaltimore SunA helicopter could lift a tank at sea level, but it is unable to lift a jeep in the high altitudes (6000 feet and above) of Afghanistan. ...and more »

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Dec
08
2009

DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Apical‘s Cable Cutter Kit for Bell 206 Series Helicopters

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DART Helicopter Services’ announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received FAA approval or their new Cable Cutters Kits for the Bell 206A, B, L, L-1, L-3, L-4 helicopters. Transport Canada and EASA approvals are pending. The Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of protecting the helicopter during a wire strike by providing the capability to cut a cable or wire before catastrophic damage occurs.

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Dec
08
2009

Cobham Digital Audio Control System (DACS) Receives FAA’s TSO Certification

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PRESCOTT, Arizona - Cobham's Digital Audio Control System (DACS) has received Technical Standards Order (TSO) certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration, a major milestone that approves the manufacture of DACS for installation on certified aircraft including the Eurocopter EC135, Fokker F27, and AgustaWestland A109S.. This is in addition to achieving European Technical Standards Order (ETSO) in September of this year.

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Dec
07
2009

Stranded hikers rescued near Hanksville - Deseret News

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Stranded hikers rescued near HanksvilleDeseret NewsHANKSVILLE, Wayne County — Helicopters were used to rescue stranded hikers from the Robber's Roost area just outside Hanksville Sunday after the hikers ...and more »

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Dec
07
2009

Crime-fighting: Lagos Gets 2 Multipurpose Helicopters - THISDAY

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Financial Standard NewsCrime-fighting: Lagos Gets 2 Multipurpose HelicoptersTHISDAYThe governor did not disclose the cost of the helicopters, which were manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, ...Lagos buys N3.12b multipurpose helicopters to fight crimeNigerian Compass Newspaper - ...all the news. all the timeall 21 news articles »

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Dec
07
2009

Michelle Rodriguez says 'Avatar' was 'like working on 'Star Wars' -- the first ... - Los Angeles Times

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Michelle Rodriguez says 'Avatar' was 'like working on 'Star Wars' -- the first ...Los Angeles TimesOne of the characters that gets to explore that distant moon with the troubling name is helicopter pilot Trudy Chacon. Hero Complex's Jevon Phillips got to ...and more »

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Dec
07
2009

Los Angeles firefighters rescue two victims from rain-swollen basins - Los Angeles Times (blog)

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Los Angeles firefighters rescue two victims from rain-swollen basinsLos Angeles Times (blog)The squad is made up of firefighters trained in water-rescue techniques who use boats and helicopters to reach victims, according to officials. ...and more »

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Dec
07
2009

With the troops: Precious payloads fly aboard Chinooks - FayObserver.com

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With the troops: Precious payloads fly aboard ChinooksFayObserver.comKANDAHAR, Afghanistan - As a two-helicopter team, Vegas and Five-O move more supplies and soldiers to remote areas of Afghanistan in a day ...

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