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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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Jan
10
2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Could Face Investigation Over Helicopter Rides - Newsweek

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NewsweekInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke Could Face Investigation Over Helicopter RidesNewsweekAn Oregon lawmaker is asking the Interior Department's inspector general to look into whether Interior

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Jan
10
2018

Uber's Flying 'Urban Air Taxi' Concept Just Debuted, And We Want a Ride Immediately - Maxim

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Dallas NewsUber's Flying 'Urban Air Taxi' Concept Just Debuted, And We Want a Ride ImmediatelyMaximSo far it is just a bare cabin of the planned four-seat "on-demand mobility aircraft," but it starts

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Jan
10
2018

Helicopter crew rescues California family from mudslide - mySanAntonio.com

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Helicopter crew rescues California family from mudslidemySanAntonio.comHelicopter crew rescues California family from mudslide. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Now Playing: A Coast

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Jan
10
2018

Watch: Dramatic helicopter rescues after California mudslides - CBS46 News Atlanta

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TheInertia.comWatch: Dramatic helicopter rescues after California mudslidesCBS46 News AtlantaSANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. (AP) -- At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or

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Jan
10
2018

China Introduces New Transport Helicopter - Aviation International News

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Aviation International NewsChina Introduces New Transport HelicopterAviation International NewsThe PLA has been seeking helicopters that perform in the high-altitude regions of western China,

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Jan
10
2018

Bell Helicopter Makes Debut as First Major Helicopter Manufacturer to Exhibit at CES

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CES 2018 – Las Vegas, NV - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and major global helicopter manufacturer, revealed today at CES 2018 its air taxi cabin design and fully integrated user experience. The four-passenger cabin demonstrates Bell’s view of an on-demand mobility aircraft that focuses on a people-first engineered user experience tailored with an urban air taxi ride.

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Jan
10
2018

DAC INTERNATIONAL ADDS DANIEL BOEN

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AUSTIN, Texas, - DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has added Daniel Boen as a Regional sales manager.

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Jan
10
2018

Helicopters fly stranded tourists out of Zermatt as rail line set to reopen - Sky News

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Sky NewsHelicopters fly stranded tourists out of Zermatt as rail line set to reopenSky NewsBut heavy snow has hit across the region, and rescuers are still searching for Briton John Bromell, who went

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Jan
10
2018

Aerospace engineers developing drone for NASA concept mission to Titan - Phys.Org

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Phys.OrgAerospace engineers developing drone for NASA concept mission to TitanPhys.OrgThe Penn State research team, led by Associate Professor Jack Langelaan and including Associate Professor Sven

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Jan
10
2018

Five helicopters and two planes have arrived in Tasmania to handle the state's bushfire season - The Mercury

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The MercuryFive helicopters and two planes have arrived in Tasmania to handle the state's bushfire seasonThe MercurySeven aircraft, including waterbombers, have been contracted to see out the rest of

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Jan
10
2018

US Army seeks 120 AH-6 helos for Saudi Arabia and other FMS customers - IHS Jane's 360

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IHS Jane's 360US Army seeks 120 AH-6 helos for Saudi Arabia and other FMS customersIHS Jane's 360The US Army has issued a request for information (RFI) for up to 120 Boeing AH-6 light attack and

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Jan
10
2018

Zermatt avalanche risk: Tourists get helicopter evacuations in snowbound Swiss town - Economic Times

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Economic TimesZermatt avalanche risk: Tourists get helicopter evacuations in snowbound Swiss townEconomic TimesOfficials in a town at the foot of Switzerland's famed Matterhorn are resuming helicopter

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Jan
10
2018

South Korea marines receives two utility helicopters | Jane's 360 - IHS Jane's 360

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South Korea marines receives two utility helicopters | Jane's 360IHS Jane's 360The Republic of Korea Marine Corps (RoKMC) has received two amphibious support variant of the KUH-1 Surion light utility

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Jan
10
2018

Northern Shipyard to kick off construction of helicopter carriers in 2020 — source - TASS

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Northern Shipyard to kick off construction of helicopter carriers in 2020 — sourceTASSMOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. The Russian Defense Ministry and the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have agreed

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Jan
10
2018

Army decision to keep Apache helicopter units saves Utah National Guard jobs - Deseret News

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Deseret NewsArmy decision to keep Apache helicopter units saves Utah National Guard jobsDeseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — The Army's decision to keep reserve Apache helicopter battalions in four states,

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Jan
10
2018

Local Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Save Lives During Mudslide Response in Santa Barbara - NBC 7 San Diego

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NBC 7 San DiegoLocal Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Save Lives During Mudslide Response in Santa BarbaraNBC 7 San DiegoCameras on board two United States Coast Guard helicopters catch crews saving a

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Jan
09
2018

Aircraft maker hands over 5 helicopters, one aircraft to Defense Ministry - Jakarta Post

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Jakarta PostAircraft maker hands over 5 helicopters, one aircraft to Defense MinistryJakarta PostAircraft maker hands over 5 helicopters, one aircraft to Defense Ministry Defense Minister Ryamizard

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Jan
09
2018

Panama receives new helicopters, aircraft - IHS Jane's 360

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Panama receives new helicopters, aircraftIHS Jane's 360Panama's National Naval Air Service (Servicio Nacional Aeronaval: SENAN) has received two Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW139M helicopters and one

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Jan
09
2018

PG&E will operate helicopters in St. Helena this week | Local News ... - Napa Valley Register

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PG&E will operate helicopters in St. Helena this week | Local News ...Napa Valley RegisterPG&E will be operating a helicopter in the area above St. Helena this week as they work on a transmission line

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Jan
09
2018

Supervisors approve firefighting helicopter maintenance contract - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

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Santa Clarita Valley SignalSupervisors approve firefighting helicopter maintenance contractSanta Clarita Valley SignalLos Angeles County Supervisors unanimously approved a $4.2 million contract

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Jan
09
2018

National Guard general seeks to block removal of Marana-based attack helicopters - Arizona Daily Star

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Arizona Daily StarNational Guard general seeks to block removal of Marana-based attack helicoptersArizona Daily StarMaj. Gen. Michael McGuire at the Silverbell Army Heliport: “The nation now needs

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Jan
09
2018

The Army National Guard needs more Apache helicopters, retired general says - ArmyTimes.com

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ArmyTimes.comThe Army National Guard needs more Apache helicopters, retired general saysArmyTimes.comThe Army National Guard says it needs more AH-64 Apache helicopters do successfully conduct its

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Jan
09
2018

With Santa Barbara County roads blocked, Coast Guard helicopters step in - Los Angeles Times

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With Santa Barbara County roads blocked, Coast Guard helicopters step inLos Angeles TimesThe U.S. Coast Guard's work in the Santa Barbara County flooding began before sunrise Tuesday, when

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Jan
09
2018

National Guard General Seeks to Block Removal of Helicopters - U.S. News & World Report

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National Guard General Seeks to Block Removal of HelicoptersU.S. News & World ReportNational Guard General Seeks to Block Removal of Helicopters. The Arizona National Guard's top general is asking

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Jan
09
2018

Dakar Rally leader Sam Sunderland airlifted to hospital by helicopter as he retires with frightening back injury - The Sun

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The SunDakar Rally leader Sam Sunderland airlifted to hospital by helicopter as he retires with frightening back injuryThe SunDAKAR RALLY leader Sam Sunderland was airlifted to hospital by helicopter

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Jan
09
2018

Turret-Covered Helicopter Becomes Video Game Death Machine - Kotaku

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KotakuTurret-Covered Helicopter Becomes Video Game Death MachineKotakuToday on Highlight Reel we have Escape from Tarkov moves, deadly choppers, a dramatic Battlefield horse, and much more! Watch the

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