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Jan
11
2018

Technology breakthrough: Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters responsible for building the first demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

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Paris, The DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium. The contract covers de-risking studies ahead of construction of a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator aboard warships. The demonstration project will lead to trials of the drone launch system, mission system and airborne vehicle, conducted from a French Navy vessel.

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Jan
11
2018

Bell Helicopter debuts futuristic air taxi at CES - Motor Authority

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Motor AuthorityBell Helicopter debuts futuristic air taxi at CESMotor AuthorityAside from the numerous vehicle concepts and futuristic cockpit designs at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Las Vegas

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Jan
11
2018

Naval Group, Airbus collaborate on helicopter drone project - DefenseNews.com

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DefenseNews.comNaval Group, Airbus collaborate on helicopter drone projectDefenseNews.comFrance wants a naval UAV ready to enter service around 2025. Shown here is the VSR700 drone system under

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Jan
11
2018

Watch: 8 people, 5 dogs rescued via helicopter at California course - Golf Channel (blog)

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Watch: 8 people, 5 dogs rescued via helicopter at California courseGolf Channel (blog)Watch: 8 people, 5 dogs rescued via helicopter at California course. By Golf Channel DigitalJanuary 11, 2018,

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Jan
11
2018

Helicopters Hoist Multiple Victims in Distress - Mountain News

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Helicopters Hoist Multiple Victims in DistressMountain NewsThe two were hoisted about 70 feet to the helicopter. No one was injured. • The storm on Jan. 9 caused Lytle Creek Wash and the Santa Ana

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Jan
11
2018

Helicopter photos show obliterated Montecito neighborhoods - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsHelicopter photos show obliterated Montecito neighborhoodsKSBY San Luis Obispo NewsThe scope of the destruction to the Montecito community can been clearly seen in new photos

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Jan
11
2018

Three abseiling Indian soldiers brutally crash to the ground from a helicopter after their rope snaps - Daily Mail

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Three abseiling Indian soldiers brutally crash to the ground from a helicopter after their rope snapsDaily MailThis is the horrifying moment three Indian soldiers crashed to the ground after the rope

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Jan
11
2018

Russian Helicopters intends to supply shipborne Ka-226Ts for India - Vertical Magazine (press release)

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Vertical Magazine (press release)Russian Helicopters intends to supply shipborne Ka-226Ts for IndiaVertical Magazine (press release)In accordance with the agreement, India will receive 200 helicopters

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Jan
11
2018

House evacuated as four helicopters battle Northland scrub fire - Stuff.co.nz

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Stuff.co.nzHouse evacuated as four helicopters battle Northland scrub fireStuff.co.nzAt least four helicopters have been tackling a large scrub fire in rural Northland, which is yet to be contained. A

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Jan
11
2018

TASS: Military & Defense - Russia to give latest multirole helicopter ... - TASS

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TASSTASS: Military & Defense - Russia to give latest multirole helicopter ...TASSIn late 2017, contracts were concluded for the delivery of two Mi-171A2 helicopters in the interests of companies from

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Jan
11
2018

Police Call Out Helicopter To Search For Robbery Suspect - LEX18 Lexington KY News

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LEX18 Lexington KY NewsPolice Call Out Helicopter To Search For Robbery SuspectLEX18 Lexington KY NewsLEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Police have been searching all night for a man who robbed a grocery

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Jan
11
2018

Helicopters ferry 300 trapped after California mudslide - RTE.ie

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RTE.ieHelicopters ferry 300 trapped after California mudslideRTE.ieRescue helicopters are ferrying around 300 people, who were trapped in their homes after deadly mudslides in southern California, to

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Jan
11
2018

ANALYSIS: Airbus's big plan to revive the Romanian rotorcraft sector - Flightglobal

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ANALYSIS: Airbus's big plan to revive the Romanian rotorcraft sectorFlightglobalIf you build it, they will come. Airbus Helicopters might have been following the famous advice of the film Field of

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Jan
11
2018

When every second counts: Air St. Luke's has new helicopters to transport critically-ill patients - Twin Falls Times-News

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Twin Falls Times-NewsWhen every second counts: Air St. Luke's has new helicopters to transport critically-ill patientsTwin Falls Times-NewsAir St. Luke's started using two new Bell 429 twin-engine

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Jan
11
2018

Boeing Unveils VTOL Drone for Cargo Transport - Rotor & Wing International

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Boeing Unveils VTOL Drone for Cargo Transport  Rotor & Wing InternationalBy S.L. Fuller | January 11, 2018. Send Feedback · Boeing, drone, Unmanned. Boeing unveiled its Cargo Aerial Vehicle. Image

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Jan
11
2018

Three jawans fall while jumping out of helicopter after rope snaps during Army Day rehearsals; inquiry ordered - Firstpost

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India.comThree jawans fall while jumping out of helicopter after rope snaps during Army Day rehearsals; inquiry orderedFirstpostThree army jawans suffered a freak mishap on Tuesday, after a rope they

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Jan
11
2018

Helicopters battling uncontained Northland fire - Radio New Zealand

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Radio New ZealandHelicopters battling uncontained Northland fireRadio New ZealandFive helicopters and dozens of people working on the ground are trying to contain a scrub fire in Northland. Fire and

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Jan
10
2018

Helicopter rescues boy at Ngaruroro River Hawke's Bay - New Zealand Herald

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Helicopter rescues boy at Ngaruroro River Hawke's BayNew Zealand HeraldHawke's Bay residents have been warned of the dangers of swimming in unpredictable rivers, after a Gisborne-based rescue

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Jan
10
2018

Bell Helicopter lands at CES with air taxi cabin concept - New Atlas

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New AtlasBell Helicopter lands at CES with air taxi cabin conceptNew AtlasBell Helicopter hasn't traditionally been one to go crazy with futuristic aircraft concepts, but lately it has been letting

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Jan
10
2018

403 Utah National Guard jobs saved as the Army dismantles 4 other Apache attack-helicopter battalions - Salt Lake Tribune

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KSL.com403 Utah National Guard jobs saved as the Army dismantles 4 other Apache attack-helicopter battalionsSalt Lake TribuneChris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Lt. Col. Matthew Badell looks over a

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Jan
10
2018

403 Utah National Guard jobs saved as the Army dismantles 4 other Apache attack-helicopter battalions - Salt Lake Tribune

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KSL.com403 Utah National Guard jobs saved as the Army dismantles 4 other Apache attack-helicopter battalionsSalt Lake TribuneChris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Lt. Col. Matthew Badell looks over a

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Jan
10
2018

Blackhawk Helicopter makes special stop at Limerick Airport - 6abc.com

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6abc.comBlackhawk Helicopter makes special stop at Limerick Airport6abc.comIt was an emotional day in Montgomery County as family and friends were reunited with a member of the U.S. Army. Chad

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Jan
10
2018

Army searching for solution to reduce noise from military helicopters in Va. neighborhoods - FOX 5 DC

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FOX 5 DCArmy searching for solution to reduce noise from military helicopters in Va. neighborhoodsFOX 5 DCsaid the helicopters are supposed to come up the I-395 corridor. “But they are coming from

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Jan
10
2018

Tomorrow's Cargo Drones Won't Look Much Like Today's Helicopters - Defense One

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Defense OneTomorrow's Cargo Drones Won't Look Much Like Today's HelicoptersDefense OneFrom 2011 to 2014, U.S. forces in Afghanistan flew an experimental K-MAX helicopter on thousands of

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Jan
10
2018

Optima Aero Provides Long Term Engine Lease to UI Helicopter & South Korea Forestry Service

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Optima Aero inc and UI helicopter CO Ltd have entered into a long term agreement in which Optima Aero will lease PT6T-3B engines to UI Helicopters CO Ltd in the context of a long term contract with South Korean Forestry Services to support Bell 412.

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Jan
10
2018

Olivier Le Merrer appointed Executive Vice-President, Support and Services

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Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Olivier Le Merrer as Executive Vice-President, Support and & Services. Olivier succeeds Franck Saudo who has been appointed CEO of Safran Transmissions Systems.

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Jan
10
2018

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

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CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.

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Jan
10
2018

New top management appointed at Airbus China

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Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus China, Xu is responsible for all Airbus commercial aircraft activities and for leading the company’s helicopter, defence and space businesses in China.

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Jan
10
2018

AAR CEO David P. Storch Announces Plans to Retire

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR), David P. Storch, 65, announced today his plan to retire as CEO after 39 years with the Company effective May 31, 2018. AAR President and Chief Operating Officer John M. Holmes was elected by the Board of Directors today at its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting to become CEO effective June 1, 2018. Storch will continue to lead the Board as its non-executive Chairman and work alongside Holmes on business strategy, talent development and industry relations.

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Jan
10
2018

IHST Partner Releases New Helicopter Flight Instructor Guide

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WASHINGTON DC – The European partner of the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) has updated and released a comprehensive 168-page guide for helicopter flight instructors based on extensive feedback from the helicopter training community. The goal of the guide, which was developed in coordination with the Australian Government Civil Aviation Safety Authority, is to provide a primary resource for instructors and a strong foundation for safe helicopter operations.

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