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Dec
20
2009

Small reward for copter project - Elmira Star-Gazette

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Small reward for copter projectElmira Star-GazetteGood jobs, ones that pay research-and-development specialists to take the technology they worked on for the helicopter and apply it to future aircraft. ...and more »

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Dec
19
2009

Beetle logging halted over boundaries, helicopter - Summit Daily News

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Beetle logging halted over boundaries, helicopterSummit Daily NewsBY AP VAIL — A federal court has temporarily delayed a bark-beetle logging operation in Colorado, saying it surpassed its boundaries and that helicopters ...and more »

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Dec
19
2009

Santa to fly over Billings on Christmas Eve - Billings Gazette

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Santa to fly over Billings on Christmas EveBillings GazetteThis Christmas, since all of the company's helicopters are out of the country, Will Metz, of Laurel, will pilot his Huey helicopter on the Christmas Eve ...and more »

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Dec
19
2009

LaBarge Awarded $18.9 Million Contract from Sikorsky for BLACK HAWK Helicopter ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

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AvStop Aviation NewsLaBarge Awarded $18.9 Million Contract from Sikorsky for BLACK HAWK Helicopter ...SYS-CON Media (press release)Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, the BLACK HAWK helicopter is the US Army's primary utility tactical transport helicopter, which is capable of a ...Sikorsky Global Helicopters Delivers First Two S-434(TM) HelicoptersPR Newswire (press release)Electronic assemblies for aircraft power and lighting on UH-60 helicopters to ...Military & Aerospace ElectronicsFirst S-76D helicopter airframe from Sikorsky now on assembly lineTrading Markets (press release)Aviation International News -Aviation Today (subscription) -U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Councilall 60 news articles »

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Dec
19
2009

United Technologies Not Toying Around With Tiny Fuel-Cell Powered Helicopter - Hartford Courant

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United Technologies Not Toying Around With Tiny Fuel-Cell Powered HelicopterHartford Courant... Sikorsky Aircraft, one of the world's biggest helicopter manufacturers, has no current plans to develop large-scale, fuel cell-powered rotorcraft. ...and more »

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Dec
19
2009

MILITARY: Miramar introduces its first Osprey - North County Times

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NECNMILITARY: Miramar introduces its first OspreyNorth County TimesOn Friday, Miramar Marine Corps Air Station welcomed the first of its V-22 Osprey aircraft that are replacing the 1960s-era CH-46 medium-lift helicopters at ...Marines' Osprey getting local roostSan Diego Union Tribuneall 104 news articles »

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Dec
19
2009

Deal reached to keep medical choppers in air - Asbury Park Press

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Deal reached to keep medical choppers in airAsbury Park PressThe MONOC helicopter supplements the services provided by State Police NorthSTAR and SouthSTAR helicopters. The cost of a NorthSTAR or SouthSTAR ride is ...and more »

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Dec
18
2009

Boeing Delivers 1st Mk3 Chinook to UK Royal Air Force - Product Design & Development

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Boeing Delivers 1st Mk3 Chinook to UK Royal Air ForceProduct Design & DevelopmentA team led by Boeing's UK Rotorcraft Support business converted the aircraft to a cockpit standard coherent with the rest of the UK Chinook fleet and also ...and more »

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Dec
18
2009

Will helicopters land in Church wilderness? - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

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Will helicopters land in Church wilderness?Idaho Mountain Express and GuideAccording to the scoping document outlining the proposal, released by the Forest Service in mid-September, Fish and Game would like to land a helicopter in ...Feds may OK helicopter landings in Frank Church WildernessTwin Falls Times-Newsall 2 news articles »

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Dec
18
2009

LaBarge expands support for Black Hawks - UPI.com

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LaBarge expands support for Black HawksUPI.comSt. Louis-based LaBarge, which has supported the production of Black Hawk helicopters for five years, announced it will expand its manufacturing role for ...'First of many'mySouTex.comall 2 news articles »

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Dec
18
2009

Who should save you in the mountains? - Westword (blog)

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Who should save you in the mountains?Westword (blog)Predictably, as the search for the missing climbers intensified and helicopters were drawn in to help, hand-wringing and moaning about the costs of the ...Searching with compassion, surviving with graceOregonLive.comall 171 news articles »

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Dec
18
2009

County to deny permit for helicopter skiing at The Canyons - Park Record

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County to deny permit for helicopter skiing at The CanyonsPark RecordSome commercial helicopters will not be landing near the resort base of The Canyons ski area this winter because a permit for officials to build a helipad ...

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Dec
18
2009

Feds may OK helicopter landings in Frank Church Wilderness - Twin Falls Times-News

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Feds may OK helicopter landings in Frank Church WildernessTwin Falls Times-NewsThe US Forest Service could today approve a request from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to land helicopters in the Frank Church River of No Return ...Will helicopters land in Church wilderness?Idaho Mountain Express and Guideall 2 news articles »

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Dec
18
2009

RAVEN copter activity to be published online - Reno Gazette-Journal

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RAVEN copter activity to be published onlineReno Gazette-JournalThis is not LA They don't have 30 million people to keep an eye on with a helicopter." But sheriff's officials say the helicopters serve a number of ...

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Dec
17
2009

United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract by Newtown Aviation ... - Vertical Magazine (press release)

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United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract by Newtown Aviation ...Vertical Magazine (press release)United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) has been awarded a completions contract by Newtown Aviation Ltd. of Ireland on a new Bell 407. ...and more »

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Dec
17
2009

Investigators expected at helicopter crash scene in Hana - Maui News

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Investigators expected at helicopter crash scene in HanaMaui NewsHANA -- The wreckage of an Aerospatiale AS350 helicopter operated by Sunshine Helicopters remained on a remote Hana shoreline Thursday, a day after it ...Helicopter incident injures 2Honolulu AdvertiserFAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accidentThe Associated PressFAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accidentKPUAHawaii News Now -Victoria Advocate -KITV.comall 88 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

New strategy to quiet helicopters - NorthShoreOfLongIsland.com

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New strategy to quiet helicoptersNorthShoreOfLongIsland.comThey urged the FAA to adopt a minimum helicopter altitude and mandatory flight patterns that would have the helicopters flying mainly over water. ...Feds Chasing Copter ReliefEast Hampton Starall 2 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

RAF Chinook Fleet to Reach 70 Helicopters - Defense Update

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Defense UpdateRAF Chinook Fleet to Reach 70 HelicoptersDefense UpdateThe recent order is part of the MOD newly announced 'Future Helicopter Strategy' that will deliver a 40 percent increase in the number of lift helicopters ...Brits to buy 22 Chinooks from BoeingDelaware County Daily TimesBoeing gets $704.4 mln US army helicopter contractReutersUK helicopter-making under threat as MoD nods to BoeingTimes OnlineFlightglobal -Strategy Page -Defense Industry Dailyall 30 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

Eurocopter celebrates the maiden flight of its new EC175 helicopter - Helicopter Association International

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Eurocopter celebrates the maiden flight of its new EC175 helicopterHelicopter Association International1 helicopter manufacturer in the civil and parapublic market, with a turnover of 4.5 billion Euros, orders for 715 new helicopters, and a 53 percent market ...and more »

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Dec
17
2009

Helicopter incident injures 2 - Honolulu Advertiser

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Helicopter incident injures 2Honolulu AdvertiserIn January 2006, a Sunshine Helicopters helicopter crash-landed on the slopes of Haleakala, injuring five people. The NTSB determined that the accident was ...FAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accidentThe Associated PressFAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accidentKPUAFAA inspector, pilot injured in Maui copter crashHawaii News NowVictoria Advocate -KITV.comall 86 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

Defense bill passage saves 250 jobs at Lockheed Martin - Morning Times

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ReutersDefense bill passage saves 250 jobs at Lockheed MartinMorning TimesHinchey said he will continue to press the Pentagon and the White House “very hard” to complete the development of the VH-71 helicopter because “doing so is ...Hinchey Secures $100 Million for Lockheed MartinFOX 40 News WICZ TVSenate panel concerned over F-35ReutersHouse to vote on $100 million for presidential helicopter technologyPress & Sun-BulletinWENY-TV -Flightglobal -Forexyardall 34 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

Nato fails to gain Russia aid in Afghanistan - BBC News

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BBC NewsNato fails to gain Russia aid in AfghanistanBBC News... proposals" to help the Western alliance defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan - specifically requesting helicopters, helicopter training and spare parts. ...What the Russian papers sayRIA NovostiNato: Russia should cooperateStraits TimesNATO Requests Russia Provide Helicopters for War in AfghanistanTransWorldNews (press release)Aljazeera.net -Boston Heraldall 891 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

First S-76D helicopter airframe from Sikorsky now on assembly line - Trading Markets (press release)

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First S-76D helicopter airframe from Sikorsky now on assembly lineTrading Markets (press release)The fuselage is scheduled to be delivered to the Sikorsky Global Helicopters facility in Coatesville, US in April 2010, where final assembly and completion ...Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopter Enters ProductionPR Newswire (press release)Production Starts on Sikorsky S-76DAviation Today (subscription)all 32 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

Brits to buy 22 Chinooks from Boeing - Delaware County Daily Times

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Sky News (blog)Brits to buy 22 Chinooks from BoeingDelaware County Daily TimesThe move is part of Future Helicopter Strategy that will see a 40 percent increase in the number of lift helicopters available for operations in extreme ...UK helicopter-making under threat as MoD nods to BoeingTimes OnlinePROCUREMENT: Chinook FeverStrategy PageBritain Ordering More ChinooksDefense Industry DailyDeHavilland (press release) (subscription) -Philadelphia Business Journal -UPI.comall 21 news articles »

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Dec
17
2009

Electronic assemblies for aircraft power and lighting on UH-60 helicopters to ... - Military & Aerospace Electronics

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Electronic assemblies for aircraft power and lighting on UH-60 helicopters to ...Military & Aerospace ElectronicsLaBarge Inc. in St. Louis will provide electronic assemblies for aircraft power and lighting systems Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk military helicopter avionics ...LaBarge Awarded $18.9 Million Contract from Sikorsky for BLACK HAWK Helicopter ...SYS-CON Media (press release)LaBarge wins $18.9M helicopter contractBizjournals.comall 20 news articles »

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Dec
16
2009

Defense Stays Strong In 2010, AIA Says - Aviation Week

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Defense Stays Strong In 2010, AIA SaysAviation WeekThe sales boost will be underpinned by increased spending on fighter jets such as the F-35, rotorcraft, military transports and aftermarket services. ...and more »

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Dec
16
2009

FAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accident - The Associated Press

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FAA inspector injured in Maui chopper accidentThe Associated PressGregor says the aircraft operated by Sunshine Helicopters experienced unknown mechanical problems as the inspector was giving the pilot a routine, ...Helicopter crashes in Hana; two injuredMaui NewsFAA inspector injured in Maui copter crashHawaii News NowMaui helicopter crash injures twoHonolulu AdvertiserKITV.comall 77 news articles »

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Dec
16
2009

Hinchey Secures $100 Million for Lockheed Martin - FOX 40 News WICZ TV

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WBNG-TVHinchey Secures $100 Million for Lockheed MartinFOX 40 News WICZ TV... outdated presidential helicopter fleet, which was designed in the 1950's and constructed in the 1970's. A new fleet of VH-71 Increment 1 helicopters ...Defense spending bill may save 250 jobs at Lockheed's Owego plantPress & Sun-BulletinHouse to vote on $100 million for presidential helicopter technologyPress & Sun-Bulletinall 31 news articles »

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Dec
16
2009

Boeing gets $704.4 mln US army helicopter contract - Reuters

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Boeing gets $704.4 mln US army helicopter contractReutersN) has received a $704.4 million US Army contract to build 21 new and 14 remanufactured Ch-47F Chinook helicopters, the Defense Department said on Wednesday ...and more »

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Dec
16
2009

Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopter Enters Production - PR Newswire (press release)

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Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopter Enters ProductionPR Newswire (press release)The fuselage is scheduled to depart Aero in April 2010 for delivery to Sikorsky Global Helicopters facility in Coatesville, Penn., where final assembly and ...and more »

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