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Feb
13
2018

New Mexico helicopter crash survivor recalls fleeing blasts - ABC News

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ABC NewsNew Mexico helicopter crash survivor recalls fleeing blastsABC NewsJet fuel poured onto the 39-year-old before she was able to free herself from her seat belt and escape the helicopter, she

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Feb
13
2018

Man uses phony Army general uniform, helicopter to impress a woman - ABC News

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ABC NewsMan uses phony Army general uniform, helicopter to impress a womanABC NewsChristian Desgroux is awaiting his fate after being indicted for impersonating a U.S. general because he reportedly

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Feb
13
2018

Elk crashes research helicopter in Utah - USA Today - USA TODAY

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USA TODAYElk crashes research helicopter in Utah - USA TodayUSA TODAYAuthorities say the elk jumped into the chopper's tail rotor as it flew about 10 feet above ground, trying to capture the animal

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Feb
13
2018

Grand Canyon helicopter tours could resume Wednesday - AZCentral.com

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AZCentral.comGrand Canyon helicopter tours could resume WednesdayAZCentral.comWeldon B. Johnson, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 2:08 p.m. MT Feb. 13, 2018 | Updated 4:56 p.m. MT Feb. 13, 2018.

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Feb
13
2018

Fancy TVA helicopter, private jets under fire - Knoxville News Sentinel - Knoxville News Sentinel

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Knoxville News SentinelFancy TVA helicopter, private jets under fire - Knoxville News SentinelKnoxville News SentinelThe Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned electricity corporation. An act

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Feb
13
2018

Grand Canyon helicopter crash: Safety loophole means crashes still lead to fatal fires - AZCentral.com

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The IndependentGrand Canyon helicopter crash: Safety loophole means crashes still lead to fatal firesAZCentral.comGrand Canyon helicopter crash: Safety loophole means crashes still lead to fatal

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Feb
13
2018

Investigators probe cause of deadly helicopter crash in Grand Canyon - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago TribuneInvestigators probe cause of deadly helicopter crash in Grand CanyonChicago TribuneInvestigators are likely to pay special attention to Papillon's EC-130 helicopter, which generally

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Feb
13
2018

Singapore confirms it's using Apache helicopters in air defense role - DefenseNews.com

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DefenseNews.comSingapore confirms it's using Apache helicopters in air defense roleDefenseNews.comThe decision to utilize the Apache in an air defense role was driven in part by the advantages that

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Feb
13
2018

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

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Marignane, Voom, the world's premier on-demand helicopter booking platform, is now joining Airbus Helicopters as part of the company’s strategy to provide new urban mobility solutions for commuters. Initially incubated in A^3, Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, Voom launched commercial operations in April 2017 in Sao Paulo, flying thousands of passengers over the last ten months, and plans to expand its presence this year.

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Feb
13
2018

NTSB Report Released: Raton, NM

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On January 17, 2018, about 1800 mountain standard time, N658H, registered as a Bell UH-1H helicopter, impacted terrain near Raton, New Mexico. A ground fire and explosion subsequently occurred. The commercial pilot, pilot rated passenger, and three other passengers were fatally injured. One passenger sustained serious injuries. The helicopter was destroyed during the impact and ground fire. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Sapphire Aviation LLC as a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area about the time of the accident, and the flight was not operated on a flight plan. The flight originated from the Raton Municipal Airport/Crews Field (RTN), near Raton, New Mexico about 1750 and was destined for Folsom, New Mexico.

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Feb
13
2018

LORD Corporation Announces LORD Electromechanical Solutions

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CARY, N.C. – LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, has announced a new brand for its portfolio of electromechanical products: LORD Electromechanical Solutions. As part of this new brand, LORD’s Fly-by-Wire Systems France (FbW) brand will transition to LORD Electromechanical Solutions. LORD Electromechanical Solutions encompasses LORD’s array of electromechanical products, including cockpit control systems and components, electromechanical actuation, active vibration control systems, sensing systems and components, and torque monitoring systems.

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Feb
13
2018

NTSB Report Released: Fort Lauderdale, FL

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On January 24, 2018, about 1700 eastern standard time, a Schweizer 269C-1, N3947C, operated by Pelican Flight Training LLC., was substantially damaged during an autorotation after takeoff from the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Heliport (DT1), Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The flight instructor and student pilot were not injured. The flight was operated in accordance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the flight that was destined for North Perry Airport (HWO), Hollywood, Florida.

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Feb
13
2018

Groups question TVA's nearly $29 million purchase of luxury planes ... - Chattanooga Times Free Press

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Chattanooga Times Free PressGroups question TVA's nearly $29 million purchase of luxury planes ...Chattanooga Times Free PressWhen TVA Chairman Richard Howorth and TVA Director Ron Walter travel to

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Feb
13
2018

Precision Flight Controls, Inc. Releases B-206 / 407 GXP Helicopter

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Rancho Cordova, CA, February 2018 - Precision Flight Controls to demonstrate its FAA approved B-206/407 helicopter flight simulator at Heli-Expo, Las Vegas 2018.

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Feb
13
2018

NTSB Report Released: Pomeroy, WA

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On January 27, 2018, about 1534 Pacific standard time, a Hughes 369D Helicopter, N369TH, impacted terrain under unknown circumstances about 10 miles northwest of Pomeroy, Washington. The commercial pilot and one passenger were seriously injured, and one passenger was fatally injured. The helicopter was substantially damaged. The helicopter was registered to McCall Helicopters Inc, and operated by Kiwi Air, doing business as Hells Canyon Helicopters as a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 wildlife capture flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed. The local flight originated from a nearby staging area about 1515.

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Feb
13
2018

NTSB Report Released: Harrisville, NY

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On January 28, 2018, about 1530 eastern standard time, an experimental, amateur-built Vertical Aviation Technologies 260L Hummingbird helicopter, N4045, operated by the commercial pilot, was substantially damaged during a forced landing, following a total loss of engine power during cruise flight near Harrisville, New York. The commercial pilot was not injured. The personal flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the flight that originated from Potsdam Municipal Airport (PTD), Potsdam, New York, about 1500. The flight was destined to pilot's private residence in Harrisville, New York.

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Feb
13
2018

NTSB Report Released: Newport Beach, CA

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On January 30, 2018, about 1350 Pacific standard time, a Robinson Helicopter R44, N7530R, was destroyed when it impacted three residential houses while maneuvering near Newport Beach, California. The private pilot and two of the three passengers sustained fatal injuries, one passenger sustained serious injuries, and one person located on the ground sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was registered to Spitzer Helicopter and operated by Revolution Aviation under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the personal cross-country flight. The flight originated from the John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) about 1 minute prior to the accident, with an intended destination of Catalina Island, California.

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Feb
13
2018

Elk takes down helicopter in Utah | KUTV - KUTV 2News

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KUTV 2NewsElk takes down helicopter in Utah | KUTVKUTV 2NewsWASATCH COUNTY, Utah (KUTV) - A helicopter has crashed in Wasatch County, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Department's Search and

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Feb
13
2018

FreeFlight Systems' Vice President of Sales and Marketing Pete Ring elected to Aircraft Electronic Association's Board of Directors

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IRVING, Texas - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Company's Vice President Sales and Marketing, Pete Ring, has been elected to the Aircraft Electronic Association (AEA) Board of Directors to serve a term of three years. He will officially be seated at the spring board meeting in Las Vegas on March 25th.

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Feb
13
2018

Groups say helicopters unnecessary to track big horn, mountain goats - KSL.com

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KSL.comGroups say helicopters unnecessary to track big horn, mountain goatsKSL.comSALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of environmental groups asserts that the U.S. Forest Service is flouting key wilderness

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Feb
13
2018

StandardAero Awarded Eight-Year Agreement to Provide PW127M Engine MRO Services for Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation’s Fleet of ATR72-600 Aircraft

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – StandardAero was recently awarded an exclusive, eight-year agreement to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW127M engine maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation’s (FAT) fleet of ATR72-600 aircraft.

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Feb
13
2018

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) named Bendix/King Repair Partner

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Atlanta, GA – Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, is pleased to announce the company was formally selected as an authorized BendixKing repair, overhaul and OEM component distribution partner.

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Feb
13
2018

Comparative SWOT Framework Analysis – 2015 – World's 6 Leading Helicopter & Rotorcraft Manufacturers – Airbus ... - satPRnews (press release)

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satPRnews (press release)Comparative SWOT Framework Analysis – 2015 – World's 6 Leading Helicopter & Rotorcraft Manufacturers – Airbus ...satPRnews (press release)The report provides a Comprehensive &

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Feb
13
2018

He tried to woo a woman — by chartering a helicopter for a fake military mission, officials say - Washington Post

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Washington PostHe tried to woo a woman — by chartering a helicopter for a fake military mission, officials sayWashington PostThe candy-apple red helicopter descended onto a North Carolina soccer field

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Feb
13
2018

Russian MoD to acquire additional Ka-52 helicopters - IHS Jane's 360

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IHS Jane's 360Russian MoD to acquire additional Ka-52 helicoptersIHS Jane's 360Russia's Ministry of Defence (MoD) will acquire an additional 114 Ka-52 Alligator combat-reconnaissance helicopters under

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Feb
13
2018

EO/IR special report: Promising outlook for Asia military helo market - Shephard Media

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Shephard MediaEO/IR special report: Promising outlook for Asia military helo marketShephard MediaBy virtue of spending estimates between now and 2027 the military EO/IR Asia-Pacific market is forecast

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Feb
13
2018

Grand Canyon helicopter crash highlights the safety risks of sightseeing flights - The Independent

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The IndependentGrand Canyon helicopter crash highlights the safety risks of sightseeing flightsThe IndependentThe helicopter flight takes 35 minutes, with views of the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead before

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Feb
13
2018

Grand Canyon helicopter crash: What we know now - AZCentral.com

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AZCentral.comGrand Canyon helicopter crash: What we know nowAZCentral.comGrand Canyon helicopter crash: What we know now. Uriel J. Garcia and Scott Craven, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 10:56

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Feb
12
2018

Elk brings down helicopter in eastern Utah - The Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake Tribune

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Salt Lake TribuneElk brings down helicopter in eastern Utah - The Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune(Wasatch County Search and Rescue) An elk downed a helicopter that had been capturing the animals in

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Feb
12
2018

Leonardo won't pursue Lakota helicopter challenge in court - Vertical Magazine (press release)

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Vertical Magazine (press release)Leonardo won't pursue Lakota helicopter challenge in courtVertical Magazine (press release)The Court of Federal Claims had sided with Leonardo in 2016, finding that

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