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Mar
26
2018

NTSB Report Released: New York, NY

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On March 11, 2018, about 1908 eastern daylight time, an American Eurocopter Corp (Airbus Helicopters) AS350B2, N350LH, was substantially damaged when it impacted the East River and subsequently rolled inverted after the pilot reported a loss of engine power near New York, New York. The pilot egressed from the helicopter and sustained minor injuries. The five passengers did not egress and were fatally injured. The scheduled 30-minute, doors-off aerial photography flight was operated by Liberty Helicopters, Inc., on behalf of FlyNYON under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the flight, which originated from Helo Kearny Heliport (65NJ), Kearny, New Jersey about 1900.

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Mar
26
2018

Pilot of doomed helicopter says he tried to save passenger | New ... - New York Post

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New York PostPilot of doomed helicopter says he tried to save passenger | New ...New York PostThe pilot of the helicopter that crashed into the East River, killing five, claims he tried to save one of

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Mar
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters to provide 16 Additional UH-72A Lakotas for the U.S. Army

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has received a contract valued at approximately $116 million to deliver 16 additional UH-72A Lakotas for the United States Army. The contract is the company’s second this year, highlighting the U.S. Army’s confidence and growth capability of the Lakota program.

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Mar
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters Strengthens Position as UK Market Leader

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Oxford, Airbus Helicopters UK has defied market conditions with a new high of 14 civil aircraft booked in 2017, demonstrating a year-on-year average growth in the civil market of 36% since 2013. As a result, the company has reinforced its position as UK market leader with 46% of the civil and parapublic market. This follows the company’s long-term commitment, made in 2015, to invest in increasing its industrialisation in the UK; an Airbus home country.

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Mar
26
2018

After stolen truck crashed into Kentucky lake, man found hiding naked in helicopter - Lexington Herald Leader

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Lexington Herald LeaderAfter stolen truck crashed into Kentucky lake, man found hiding naked in helicopterLexington Herald LeaderCrashing a truck into a Bowling Green lake was just the beginning of a

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Mar
26
2018

UFOs spotted speeding past rescue helicopter | New York Post - New York Post

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New York PostUFOs spotted speeding past rescue helicopter | New York PostNew York PostBizarre footage shows two “UFOs” speeding past a helicopter before hovering over a crash site where survivors were

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Mar
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters reports rising H135 deliveries - IHS Jane's 360

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Dallas Business JournalAirbus Helicopters reports rising H135 deliveriesIHS Jane's 360Airbus Helicopters delivered a record 25 H135 Juno rotorcraft to support the United Kingdom's Military Flight

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Mar
26
2018

Man found naked in helicopter after driving car into lake - Bowling Green Daily News

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Bowling Green Daily NewsMan found naked in helicopter after driving car into lakeBowling Green Daily NewsA Glasgow man is accused of multiple felony charges after Warren County sheriff's deputies said

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Mar
26
2018

Army Aviators test new system to modernize Blackhawk helicopters - United States Army (press release)

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Army Aviators test new system to modernize Blackhawk helicoptersUnited States Army (press release)The Air SS operational test was a team effort involving the West Fort Hood, Texas-based AVTD, the U.S.

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Mar
26
2018

"Doors-off'" and "Open-door'' Flight Prohibition: Emergency Restriction/Prohibition Order

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This notification provides Emergency Order of Prohibition No. FAA-2018-0243, issued March 22, 2018 to all operators and pilots of flights for compensation or hire with the doors open or removed in the United States or using aircraft registered in the United States for doors off flights. The Emergency Order prohibits the use of supplemental passenger restraint systems that cannot be released quickly in an emergency in doors off flight operations. It also prohibits passenger-carrying doors off flight operations unless the passengers are at all times properly secured using FAA-approved restraints.

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Mar
26
2018

Calls for axed Humberside helicopter fire-at-sea team to be reinstated - BBC News

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Calls for axed Humberside helicopter fire-at-sea team to be reinstatedBBC NewsFire chiefs are calling for the reinstatement of helicopter winch training to enable officers to respond to fires at sea.

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Mar
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters Reports Stronger UK Sales - Aviation International News

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Kyiv PostAirbus Helicopters Reports Stronger UK SalesAviation International NewsAirbus Helicopters is the market leader in the UK, “with 46 percent of the civil and parapublic market,” according to

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Mar
26
2018

Ukraine to buy new rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters - IHS Jane's 360

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IHS Jane's 360Ukraine to buy new rotorcraft from Airbus HelicoptersIHS Jane's 360The Ukrainian government is to procure a number of European helicopters to be used for a range of military and

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Mar
26
2018

Philippines to reboot attack helicopter acquisition - IHS Jane's 360

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Philippines to reboot attack helicopter acquisitionIHS Jane's 360The Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) has confirmed that it is preparing to reboot a programme to procure combat utility

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Mar
26
2018

Afghan crews to fly missions with Black Hawk helicopters - The Courier

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Kansas City StarAfghan crews to fly missions with Black Hawk helicoptersThe CourierKANADAHAR, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has been flying UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter missions in Afghanistan for

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Mar
26
2018

FAA & EASA AML STC Approved for Universal Avionics ATN B1 Module - AviationPros.com

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FAA & EASA AML STC Approved for Universal Avionics ATN B1 Module  AviationPros.com

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Mar
25
2018

Off-duty deputy aids fall victim before dramatic helicopter rescue - fox5sandiego.com

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fox5sandiego.comOff-duty deputy aids fall victim before dramatic helicopter rescuefox5sandiego.comSAN DIEGO -- An off-duty deputy rushed to help a man who fell nearly 100 feet from a University

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Mar
25
2018

Officials investigate after laser pointed at US Coast Guard helicopter - KATU

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KATUOfficials investigate after laser pointed at US Coast Guard helicopterKATUInvestigators are trying to figure out who pointed a laser at a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter last week, forcing the crew to

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Mar
25
2018

Compromise for canceled Canada helicopters? - Rappler

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RapplerCompromise for canceled Canada helicopters?RapplerVIP TRANSPORT. File photo of 3 brand new Bell choppers used to transport VIP guests during the 2015 APEC Summit. Malacañang file photo. By the

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Mar
25
2018

Officials investigate after laser pointed at US Coast Guard helicopter - KOMO News

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KOMO NewsOfficials investigate after laser pointed at US Coast Guard helicopterKOMO NewsInvestigators are trying to figure out who pointed a laser at a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter last week, forcing

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Mar
25
2018

Moment UFOs spotted speeding past helicopter during rescue operation - NEWS.com.au

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NEWS.com.auMoment UFOs spotted speeding past helicopter during rescue operationNEWS.com.auThe former member of the RAF said: “Upon analysing the footage the twin objects pass to the rear of the

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Mar
25
2018

RCIPS helicopter, UK Navy head off Haitian migration - Cayman Compass

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Cayman CompassRCIPS helicopter, UK Navy head off Haitian migrationCayman CompassThe RCIPS helicopter and the RFA Mounts Bay arrived in the TCI last Monday to assist local police officers track down

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Mar
25
2018

RECAP: Large police presence including helicopter and dogs on Gloucester Road as pursuit ends in crash - Bristol Post

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Bristol PostRECAP: Large police presence including helicopter and dogs on Gloucester Road as pursuit ends in crashBristol Post... Gloucester Road and Ashley Road in Bristol just after 5.20pm on

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Mar
25
2018

Pawan Hans helicopters union opposes sale, writes to PMO to look at IPO instead - The New Indian Express

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The New Indian ExpressPawan Hans helicopters union opposes sale, writes to PMO to look at IPO insteadThe New Indian ExpressMUMBAI: With government attempt to get a buyer for Pawan Hans reportedly

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Mar
25
2018

Moscow Concerned Over Unmarked Helicopters Transferring Militants in Afghanistan - Sputnik International

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Sputnik InternationalMoscow Concerned Over Unmarked Helicopters Transferring Militants in AfghanistanSputnik International"The use of helicopters without identification marks in various regions of

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Mar
25
2018

Sindh CM inspects PSL preparations on helicopter - Geo News, Pakistan

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Geo News, PakistanSindh CM inspects PSL preparations on helicopterGeo News, PakistanKARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Sunday monitored the preparations for Pakistan Super League

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Mar
25
2018

Town code addition would clarify limit on helicopters in residential districts - Suffolk Times

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Suffolk TimesTown code addition would clarify limit on helicopters in residential districtsSuffolk TimesThe Southold Town Board may consider additions to town code to make it clear that helicopter

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Mar
25
2018

Heavy-lift helicopters deployed in Cairns to assist with Tropical Cyclone Nora recovery - The Cairns Post

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The Cairns PostHeavy-lift helicopters deployed in Cairns to assist with Tropical Cyclone Nora recoveryThe Cairns PostMr Robertson said heavy-lift helicopter crews were often deployed to areas affected

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Mar
25
2018

Coast Guard helicopter called out as two women sustain leg injuries on Croagh Patrick - thejournal.ie

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thejournal.ieCoast Guard helicopter called out as two women sustain leg injuries on Croagh Patrickthejournal.ieThe Sligo Coast Guard helicopter at Croagh Patrick in Mayo yesterday. Source: Mayo

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Mar
25
2018

Helicopter Pilot Involved in 1984 Bank Heist Dies in Jail | Texas ... - U.S. News & World Report

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AL.comHelicopter Pilot Involved in 1984 Bank Heist Dies in Jail | Texas ...U.S. News & World ReportPALO PINTO, Texas (AP) — Editor's note, March 18, 2018: The Leesville Daily Leader was the first

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