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Jan
04
2010

Click the thumbnail for a PDF of today's front page of The News Tribune - TheNewsTribune.com (blog)

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Click the thumbnail for a PDF of today's front page of The News TribuneTheNewsTribune.com (blog)Ten Iraqis, seven American soldiers and an interpreter hurried off the helicopter and instantly fell into the prone position. The helicopters took off. ...and more »

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Jan
04
2010

Fresh doubts over Chinook crash verdict - Channel 4 News

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Telegraph.co.ukFresh doubts over Chinook crash verdictChannel 4 NewsBy Channel 4 News As a leaked document raises doubts about the safety of Chinook helicopters before the 1994 Mull of Kintyre crash, Alex Thomson looks at ...New evidence on Chinook crash haunts MoDPolitics.co.ukMk2 Chinook software was 'dangerous'Defence ManagementFamilies' long battle to clear two pilots blamed by RAF for crashScotsmanComputerWeekly.comall 138 news articles »

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Jan
04
2010

Skiers, and then rescue party, hit by avalanches in Swiss Alps - Los Angeles Times (blog)

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Times LIVESkiers, and then rescue party, hit by avalanches in Swiss AlpsLos Angeles Times (blog)"Rescuers haven't been able to resume their search today because the helicopter can't get close to the site due to the bad weather," Stauffer said. ...Swiss avalanches kill 4 in Valais, Bern - others hospitalizedGenevaLunch (blog)Swiss avalanches kill 5; 3 missing beneath snowUSA Todayall 543 news articles »

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Jan
04
2010

2 rescued from Kauai's Na Pali Coast - Honolulu Star-Bulletin

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2 rescued from Kauai's Na Pali CoastHonolulu Star-BulletinThree rescue specialists from the Lihue fire station responded in a helicopter piloted by Airborne Aviation. The crew landed north of the Kalalau stream and ...Kauai Camper Rescued After FallKITV.comInjured hiker from Seattle rescued from Kalalau ValleyHonolulu Advertiserall 5 news articles »

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Jan
04
2010

Russian Air Force to update helicopters: Commander - Xinhua

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Russian Air Force to update helicopters: CommanderXinhuaA new generation of multi-purpose helicopter system, which includes refueling aircraft, spy drones and rescue helicopters, is under development, he said. ...

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Jan
04
2010

Helicopter noise complaints rise - Belfast Telegraph

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Helicopter noise complaints riseBelfast TelegraphHowever, the 230 Squadron of RAF Puma helicopters has moved from RAF Aldergrove to RAF Benson near Oxford. Mr Whalley said there has been a significant ...and more »

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Jan
04
2010

New machine guns for Corps' helicopters - Marine Corps Times (subscription)

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Marine Corps Times (subscription)New machine guns for Corps' helicoptersMarine Corps Times (subscription)For the Corps, it is now in use on the ramps of the CH-53E Super Stallion, a heavy-lift helicopter, as well as the ramp and windows of the CH-53D, ...

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Jan
04
2010

New evidence on Chinook crash haunts MoD - Politics.co.uk

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BBC NewsNew evidence on Chinook crash haunts MoDPolitics.co.ukBy politics.co.uk staff New evidence about a Chinook helicopter crash in 1994 put the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on the backfoot today. ...Fresh doubts over Chinook crash verdictChannel 4 NewsMk2 Chinook software was 'dangerous'Defence ManagementChinook computer was 'positively dangerous' say newly-disclosed MoD documentsComputerWeekly.comall 100 news articles »

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Jan
04
2010

Russian Army to get state-of-the-art Ka-52 helicopters in 2010 - Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News

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Brahmand Defence and Aerospace NewsRussian Army to get state-of-the-art Ka-52 helicopters in 2010Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News“As part of Army aviation, the deliveries of new helicopters Mi-28H has begun and in 2010, receipt of a new round-the-clock and all-weather helicopter ...and more »

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Jan
04
2010

RC Mods Hits Market with Unique and Sophisticated Remote Controlled Helicopters - PR-inside.com (press release)

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RC Mods Hits Market with Unique and Sophisticated Remote Controlled HelicoptersPR-inside.com (press release)... radio transmitter that controls the helicopter wirelessly. You can choose from the wide range of models of all the three categories of the helicopters.

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Jan
03
2010

CSPD helicopter pilot hopes program will return someday - Colorado Springs Gazette

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CSPD helicopter pilot hopes program will return somedayColorado Springs GazetteIn truth, he's seen the end of the helicopter unit coming for a long time. When the unit first started in 1996, the helicopters logged 1500 to 2000 flight ...CSPD Chopper's Last FlightKRDOall 2 news articles »

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Jan
03
2010

Search-and-rescue helicopter £5bn PFI deal nears take off - Telegraph.co.uk

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Search-and-rescue helicopter £5bn PFI deal nears take offTelegraph.co.uk... US defence giant Lockheed Martin and British International Helicopters. That team will use the Eurocopter EC225 helicopter, made by EADS. ...

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Jan
03
2010

Enter the Osprey - The Free Lance-Star

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The Free Lance-StarEnter the OspreyThe Free Lance-Star... it's high time--because tragedy and fiscal folly have long haunted the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, as the tilt-rotor craft is officially known. ...and more »

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Jan
03
2010

Ospreys mean less at home - North County Times

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Ospreys mean less at homeNorth County Times... "old school" helicopters. Take wildfire fighting. At first glance, the Osprey seems a firefighter's friend, outclassing every Marine Corps helicopter ...and more »

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Jan
03
2010

Joseph B. Duncan: Decorated Army pilot lived quietly - Dallas Morning News

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Joseph B. Duncan: Decorated Army pilot lived quietlyDallas Morning NewsWhile Mr. Duncan sometimes flew heavily armed Cobra attack helicopters in Vietnam, he was piloting a smaller scout helicopter June 25, 1969, ...and more »

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Jan
03
2010

PROCUREMENT: Replacing A Legend - Strategy Page

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PROCUREMENT: Replacing A LegendStrategy PageThe 4.3 ton, single engine, UH-1 could carry two crew and eleven troops, and was the first military helicopter to use gas turbine (jet) engines. ...

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Jan
03
2010

Employment in Amarillo: Companies look to expand - Amarillo.com

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Employment in Amarillo: Companies look to expandAmarillo.com... ground on a $31 million, 137000-square-foot flight hangar for the H-1 helicopter program, which builds UH-1Y transport and AH-1Z attack helicopters. ...

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Jan
03
2010

Chopper School Relaunches to Meet Demand for Pilots - Jakarta Globe

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Chopper School Relaunches to Meet Demand for PilotsJakarta GlobeA school for helicopter pilots has reopened after a six-year hiatus in hopes of closing a personnel gap in the country's growing air charter industry, ...

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Jan
02
2010

Searcy pilot honored by FAA annual award - Arkansas Online (subscription)

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Searcy pilot honored by FAA annual awardArkansas Online (subscription)Today he instructs student pilots in helicopters, airplanes and gyroplanes and sets up and instructs ground school programs. He specializes in helicopter ...

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Jan
02
2010

HighRely's DO-178C Training Selected by Top Five Aerospace Companies - PR Leap (press release)

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PR Leap (press release)HighRely's DO-178C Training Selected by Top Five Aerospace CompaniesPR Leap (press release)... safety analysis and one of the companies wanted HighRely's DO-297 Integrated Modular Avionics solutions for a DO-178C rotorcraft (helicopter) project. ...

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Jan
02
2010

Nowhere to hide in Wiltshire as police chopper is upgraded - Wiltshire Times

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Nowhere to hide in Wiltshire as police chopper is upgradedWiltshire Times... an older Bulkoe helicopter in the meantime, which only flies during the day. It was supplied by the Police Aviation Service which owns both helicopters. ...and more »

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Jan
02
2010

Helicopter school expands training to Sanford airport - Orlando Business Journal

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Orlando Business JournalHelicopter school expands training to Sanford airportOrlando Business JournalNick Mayhew, general manager of Bristow, said the school will deploy up to eight training helicopters to Sanford each weekday morning, do flight training ...

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Jan
01
2010

Powered Parachute Gives US Rural Police Departments Eye in the Sky - Voice of America

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Powered Parachute Gives US Rural Police Departments Eye in the SkyVoice of AmericaAs an alternative to expensive helicopters or traditional jets, some law enforcement agencies are experimenting with lightweight craft that stay airborne ...and more »

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Jan
01
2010

When a dream trip to paradise became hell - The Guardian

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When a dream trip to paradise became hellThe GuardianMy family booked a helicopter trip to the Isles of Scilly but were left stranded due to a mechanical fault. Should we have been offered compensation? ...

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Jan
01
2010

Bridge jumper believed to have drowned - Beaumont Enterprise

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Bridge jumper believed to have drownedBeaumont EnterpriseBoats and helicopters from several agencies are swarming the water beneath the Veteran's Memorial Bridge searching for the body of a man who ...and more »

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Jan
01
2010

Top 1 Story of 2009: Army Helicopter Crash - KBTX

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Top 1 Story of 2009: Army Helicopter CrashKBTXCook had aspirations to fly Army helicopters "He was so excited about the opportunity to fly," one of Cook's friends said. "His dream was to be an Aggie, ...

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Jan
01
2010

Bristow Flies Helicopters - Motley Fool (blog)

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Bristow Flies HelicoptersMotley Fool (blog)Bristow is a global organization, offering a wide-ranging array of helicopter services, through its brand names Air Logistics and Bristow Helicopters. ...

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Jan
01
2010

Rescues could be delayed by cuts - Western Telegraph

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Rescues could be delayed by cutsWestern TelegraphHe also found more than 90% of search and rescues in Pembrokeshire involved a helicopter from Chivenor, and flying time will be increased if helicopters are ...

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Dec
31
2009

Armed Forces Bowl: Houston (10-3) vs. Air Force (7-5) - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog)Armed Forces Bowl: Houston (10-3) vs. Air Force (7-5)New York Times (blog)... in helicopters, as you might imagine, the company's talented designers and builders also create tiltroters, which combine the helicopter's ability to ...and more »

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Dec
31
2009

Mission system latest hurdle in copter program - Globe and Mail

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Mission system latest hurdle in copter programGlobe and MailThe development of the cockpit equipment for the Canadian Forces' new fleet of maritime helicopters is still posing a “major challenge” to the program, ...

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