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May
18
2010

Defence grounds new chopper fleet - ABC Online

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ABC OnlineDefence grounds new chopper fleetABC OnlineDefence has ordered 40 of the so-called multi-role helicopters at a cost of about $4 billion. (www.navy.gov.au) The Federal Government has ...New defence $4 billion chopper fleet failsHerald SunDefence grounds 11 new helicoptersSydney Morning HeraldDefence's 28 days of silence on new helicopter's engine failureAdelaidenowThe Australianall 15 news articles »

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May
18
2010

Federal Regulator Repeatedly Failed to Inspect Deepwater Horizon – Including ... - ABC News (blog)

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Federal Regulator Repeatedly Failed to Inspect Deepwater Horizon – Including ...ABC News (blog)In May and August 2009, the proper twin engine helicopter needed to fly to the Deepwater Horizon site was being serviced. ...and more »

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May
18
2010

Horry Co. Council votes down plans for controversial helipad - WMBF

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Horry Co. Council votes down plans for controversial helipadWMBFHORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A motion to disapprove a new helicopter tour company from establishing itself beside Freestyle Music Park has passed unanimously ...and more »

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May
18
2010

University of Michigan's Survival Flight Orders Three EC155s - Helicopter Association International

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University of Michigan's Survival Flight Orders Three EC155sHelicopter Association InternationalAmerican Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer that produces, markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and para-public helicopters offered ...and more »

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May
18
2010

The Army's First Combat Robot - Operational by 2015 - Defense Update

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The Army's First Combat Robot - Operational by 2015Defense UpdateThe 2.5 ton ARV-AL will be sling-loadable under military rotorcraft. Its chassis is designed as the Common Mobility Platform (CMP) – a common chassis shared ...and more »

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May
18
2010

51 Robinson choppers grounded after Quezon gov's death - ABS CBN News

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BusinessWorld Online51 Robinson choppers grounded after Quezon gov's deathABS CBN NewsMANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Aviation authorities on Tuesday grounded 51 Robinson helicopters pending the results of the investigation into Monday's ...Philippine Governor Dies in Helo CrashAviation Today (subscription)Chopper crash kills NantesBusiness Mirrorall 278 news articles »

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May
18
2010

'Invisible' Helicopters on the Radar, Claims Russian Manufacturer - FOXNews

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FOXNews'Invisible' Helicopters on the Radar, Claims Russian ManufacturerFOXNewsA Russian company announced its intention to build a next-generation helicopter capable of taking on fighter jets, soaring at up to 370 mph -- and remaining ...

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May
18
2010

Northrop Grumman, Bell Helicopters Debut the Fire-X, - Defense Update

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Northrop Grumman, Bell Helicopters Debut the Fire-X,Defense Update... and extend the utility of commercially available helicopters." Said Jeff Lowinger, executive vice president for engineering, Bell Helicopter. by email, ...and more »

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May
18
2010

Mayo: Turbines do not hamper medical helicopters - Post-Bulletin

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Mayo: Turbines do not hamper medical helicoptersPost-BulletinIn terms of diminished safety for medical helicopters, Mayo Clinic says no. "In regards to wind turbine farms affecting our operations, ...and more »

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May
18
2010

Defence grounds 11 new helicopters - Sydney Morning Herald

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Defence grounds 11 new helicoptersSydney Morning HeraldDefence has grounded its 11 new transport helicopters while experts determine the reason for an engine failure on one helicopter last month. ...Defence grounds choppers after engine malfunctionABC OnlineDefence's 28 days of silence on new helicopter's engine failureAdelaidenowChoppers grounded as fleet failsDaily Telegraphall 11 news articles »

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May
18
2010

All 51 Robinson choppers grounded - Business Mirror

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All 51 Robinson choppers groundedBusiness Mirror“In view of the recent accident involving RP-C2550, all helicopters manufactured by Robinson Helicopter Company (R-22 and R-44) are grounded for safety ...

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May
17
2010

Ajai Shukla: Doing defence with Uncle Sam - Business Standard

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Ajai Shukla: Doing defence with Uncle SamBusiness StandardI visited Boeing's rotorcraft facilities in Philadelphia; a US Navy aircraft carrier (USS Harry S Truman) and naval air base (Oceana) in Norfolk, Virginia; ...

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May
17
2010

From driver to soldier and back to the track - Granite Bay Press Tribune

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Granite Bay Press TribuneFrom driver to soldier and back to the trackGranite Bay Press TribuneIn his day job Michael Gorham takes care of helicopters for the Army, but on the weekends it is all about racing. Gorham is the driver of the No. ...and more »

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May
17
2010

Sargent Awarded Aviation Engine Service Contract by TAESL - AMTOnline.com

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Sargent Awarded Aviation Engine Service Contract by TAESLAMTOnline.comLeveraging 90 years of expertise, Sargent directly contributes to the successful deployment of countless civil and military aircraft and rotorcraft, ...

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May
17
2010

Erickson Air-Crane plans IPO - Bizjournals.com

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Erickson Air-Crane plans IPOBizjournals.comErickson makes a specialized heavily-left helicopter called the S-64 Air-Crane. It also operates a fleet of 17 helicopters as a contractor working to ...Erickson Air-Crane Inc. announces stock offeringAshland Daily Tidingsall 4 news articles »

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May
17
2010

Mexican helicopter spotted near Roma bridge - KGBT-TV

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Mexican helicopter spotted near Roma bridgeKGBT-TVTwo other Mexican military helicopters were seen near Falcom Dam in Starr and Zapata Counties back in April. CBP officials confirmed that the helicopter was ...CBP Confirm Mexican Helicopter SightingKRGVall 3 news articles »

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May
17
2010

Helicopter Society honors one of Mesa's own - Arizona Republic

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Helicopter Society honors one of Mesa's ownArizona Republic"This is a technical conference whose primary purpose is to disseminate technical information among rotorcraft professionals," Plaster said. ...

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May
17
2010

Chopper crash kills Nantes - Business Mirror

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Chopper crash kills NantesBusiness MirrorR. Acosta, R. Mercene In Photo: Robinson 44 helicopters are lined up at the Manila Domestic Airport Hangar. This is the same type of chopper that crashed in ...and more »

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May
17
2010

Two Ka-32A delivered to Azerbaijan Emergency Ministry - Shephard Group

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Shephard GroupTwo Ka-32A delivered to Azerbaijan Emergency MinistryShephard GroupWe are ready to keep up the high quality of our helicopters and offer operators efficient solutions using highly reliable Russian rotorcraft. ...and more »

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May
17
2010

Whiteout, wind complicated helicopter glacier rescue - Anchorage Daily News

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Whiteout, wind complicated helicopter glacier rescueAnchorage Daily NewsThe flat light conditions described by the pilot mirrored those cited in a rapid series of accidents in 1999, when three Temsco helicopters crashed one ...Coast Guard rescues two men, sled dogs after whiteout crashAnchorage Daily Newsall 12 news articles »

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May
17
2010

Details on the Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater Horizon ... - WireUpdate

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Details on the Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater Horizon ...WireUpdateTwo helicopters conducted flights at low levels to spot wildlife along the Biloxi Marsh, Breton Sound, SW Pass and Pas-A-Loutre. One helicopter conducted an ...and more »

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May
17
2010

Helicopters saving lives - Malvern Daily Record

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Helicopters saving livesMalvern Daily RecordThe closest helicopter operated by Air Evac Lifeteam to Hot Spring County is in Camden. That helicopter can be in Malvern in as few as 15 minutes. ...

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May
17
2010

Still no sign of German kidnap victim - The Associated Press

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Still no sign of German kidnap victimThe Associated Press... of officers and two helicopters using thermal imaging systems, Ott said. Some 100 officers and one helicopter were being used in the search Monday. ...and more »

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May
17
2010

Toy recall: Toy dart gun sets - The Journal News | LoHud.com

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Toy recall: Toy dart gun setsThe Journal News | LoHud.comThunder Wolf helicopters: The "Thunder Wolf" remote-controlled indoor helicopter is made of foam and plastic, and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. ...and more »

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May
16
2010

LPD, PCSO May Merge Flight Units - The Ledger

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LPD, PCSO May Merge Flight UnitsThe Ledger... a deal to merge their helicopter operations. The new Joint Aviation Unit will be headed by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, which owns two helicopters. ...and more »

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May
16
2010

Museum hails success of heavy-lift helicopter work - Vancouver Sun

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Global WinnipegMuseum hails success of heavy-lift helicopter workVancouver SunThe helicopters are mostly used outside of Canada and “not inside cities.” Cyr explained that as the load is lowered by the helicopter, the ground crew ...Heavy-lift helicopter 'show' successful in VictoriaGlobalall 12 news articles »

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May
16
2010

There really are Black Helicopters - Tucson Citizen

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Tucson CitizenThere really are Black HelicoptersTucson CitizenSo it was with more than a little surprise several years ago when a Black Helicopter started circling a dinner party we were having in the yard, ...

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May
16
2010

Fire/Burn Hazard: Remote-controlled helicopters recalled - NewYorkInjuryNews (press release)

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Fire/Burn Hazard: Remote-controlled helicopters recalledNewYorkInjuryNews (press release)The remote-controlled helicopter's rechargeable battery inside the toy can overheat, causing the helicopters to ignite and posing a fire and burn hazard to ...and more »

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May
16
2010

CBP Confirm Mexican Helicopter Sighting - KRGV

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CBP Confirm Mexican Helicopter SightingKRGVToday, witnesses told CHANNEL 5 NEWS that there were more helicopters flying along the Mexican side. One man says he saw up to three at one time all flying ...and more »

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May
16
2010

Coast Guard rescues two men, sled dogs after whiteout crash - Anchorage Daily News

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Coast Guard rescues two men, sled dogs after whiteout crashAnchorage Daily NewsThe US Coast Guard says it rescued two men and seven sled dogs Saturday after a helicopter crashed in the mountains 10 miles northeast of ...and more »

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