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Jan
28
2020

NTSB details the final moments of the helicopter before it crashed, killing Kobe Bryant and 8 others - CNN

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Jan
28
2020

Bryant Would Never Fly on Helicopter With Wife: Source - Newser

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Bryant Would Never Fly on Helicopter With Wife: Source  Newser

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Jan
28
2020

Blueberry Aviation celebrates its 400th Helicopter Transaction at Heli-Expo 2020 Anaheim

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Anaheim, January 2020 - Blueberry Aviation is proud to announce it has reached the benchmark of 400 helicopter transactions for a moved asset value totalling 1 billion USD and 150 commercial aircraft transactions for a total asset value of 3.3 billion USD since 2003.

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Jan
28
2020

Rotortrade Selects Heli-One To Perform Two H225 Return-to-Service

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January 28, 2020 – Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, will perform two Return-to-Service programs for two H225s for Rotortrade, a leading international helicopter distributor. The work will take place at Heli-One Poland in Rzeszow, Poland.

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant crash: Many ultra-wealthy use helicopters to skip traffic - Business Insider Nordic

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Jan
28
2020

Terrifying fireball engulfed Kobe Bryant's helicopter in crash killing 9 - Metro.co.uk

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Jan
28
2020

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

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28 January 2020 – Anaheim, Calif. – Air medical program managers from around the country currently operating an EC145e have announced their support for this one-of-a-kind aircraft. HELI-EXPO 2020 attendees can see the airframe up-close at Metro Aviation’s booth (#3624). The aircraft is available in both VFR and IFR configurations, allowing it to the meet the requirements of any mission.

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Jan
28
2020

Guardian Mobility expands its product portfolio

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Anaheim, Calif. – Guardian Mobility announced today the official launch of its G4C dual-mode flight tracking system designed for fleet operators worldwide with missions moving in and out of remote or metropolitan areas.

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Jan
28
2020

World’s top aerial firefighting agencies equipping FIREHAWK® fleets with Collins Aerospace’s Goodrich rescue hoist

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that three of the world’s top aerial firefighting agencies are equipping their helicopters with the company’s newest rescue hoist, the Goodrich 44318. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) selected the hoist for their S-70i FIREHAWK helicopters, while the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) selected the hoist for an HH-60L BLACK HAWK® helicopter it is converting to aerial firefighting configuration.

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Jan
28
2020

MD HELICOPTERS OFFERS GLASS COCKPIT SOLUTIONS FOR MD 500E AND MD 520N AIRCRAFT

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the integration of digital, all-glass cockpit solutions for its MD 500E and MD 520N single-engine helicopters. Based on the FAA-certified flight deck for the MD 530F, the cockpit design for these 500-series aircraft will feature high resolution LCD displays housed in an elegant slim line console.

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Jan
28
2020

Airbus Helicopters boosts H125 power for aerial work market - Flightglobal

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Airbus Helicopters boosts H125 power for aerial work market  Flightglobal

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Jan
28
2020

Pictures show Kobe Bryant's helicopter in ball of fire after deadly crash - New York Post

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Jan
28
2020

Here are the 8 people who died in the helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant - The Mercury News

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Here are the 8 people who died in the helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant  The Mercury News

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash investigators using drones to scan site - Fox Business

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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash investigators using drones to scan site  Fox Business

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Jan
28
2020

NEMSPA launches new website

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Collierville, Tennessee (January 28, 2020) – The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA, Booth 6416) announced the launch of their new website today at HELI-EXPO.

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia delivers 300th AW139 helicopter

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Philadelphia, - Leonardo delivered on January 24 the 300th AW139 assembled at its Northeast Philadelphia facility. The aircraft is a Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf assigned to the United States Air Force. The site, which serves as Leonardo Helicopters’ North America headquarters, has been operational since 1980 and employs over 700. Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia also manufactures the AW119 helicopter, a variant of which was selected by the U.S. Navy on January 13, and the world’s first commercial tiltrotor, the AW609.

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Jan
28
2020

CAMTS Awards First Accreditation for Special Operations – Medical Retrieval

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ANAHEIM- Jan. 28, 2020: The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) awarded its first ever Special Operations Accreditation on Jan. 24, 2020 to Burleson, Texas-based Air Center Helicopters. CAMTS developed and approved accreditation standards in 2019 for services that provide Search and Rescue and Personnel Recovery operations often contracted by the government to assist military and paramilitary operations in remote parts of the world.

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Jan
28
2020

Aerometals to Showcase Sikorsky S70i EIBF during Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 - Sacramento, CA - Aerometals, an aerospace design, engineering and manufacturing specialty leader for over 35 years will be showcasing the latest application of their new generation Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF) during the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. The company will display an S-70i Firehawk® operated by City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Air Operations Department with an installed Aerometals EIBF system.

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Jan
28
2020

AeroBrigham Showcases Vintage Bell 212 at Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 -- Decatur, Texas - This IFR Helicopter was purchased NEW in 1977 by Dr. Forrest Bird. Dr. Bird was noted for his work with oxygen systems in the aviation and medical fields. He was an avid aviation supporter his entire life and maintained an aviation museum with dozens of aircraft on display until his death the age of 94.

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Jan
28
2020

Versatility and Flexibility: An update on AW609 Tiltrotor Training

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Anaheim - Developing and fielding state of the art, industry transforming aircraft such as the AW139, has become a matter of routine for Leonardo. This trend continues with the recently fielded AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, and soon to enter market AW609 tiltrotor. Over the last year, concurrent with aircraft development activities, Leonardo launched an initiative to develop high quality, realistic training for the AW609 tiltrotor, including the production of the first AW609 full flight simulator.

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Jan
28
2020

Bell Announces New Technological Enhancements Available for Full Commercial Aircraft Portfolio

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Anaheim, CA (January 28, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today new equipment enhancements across its current in-production commercial aircraft during Helicopter Association International’s annual Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California.

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo to acquire Kopter with the aim of extending its helicopter market leadership

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single engine helicopter, is a perfect fit for Leonardo’s state of the art product range offering opportunities for future technological developments. The Swiss company’s competencies will boost future developments towards more disruptive technologies, mission capabilities and performances, including innovative hybrid/electrical propulsion solutions. This acquisition will replace the planned investment aimed at the development of a new single engine helicopter. Within the Helicopter Division of Leonardo, Kopter will act as an autonomous legal entity and competence centre working in coordination with us.

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Jan
28
2020

MD HELICOPTERS COMPLETES ALL REQUIRED COMPANY TESTS FOR MD 530F MGTOW INCREASE TO 3,350 POUNDS

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) proudly announces the completion of all company test and reporting requirements related to the max gross take-off weight (MGTOW) increase from 3,100 to 3,350 pounds for its MD 530F single engine helicopter. A preferred platform of law enforcement and utility operators worldwide, the MGTOW increase will provide operators extended range, greater mission versatility, more time on target, and increased mission equipment options.

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant's pilot had special permission to fly Sunday morning. His final exchange with air traffic control could be a key clue to the crash - CNN

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Kobe Bryant's pilot had special permission to fly Sunday morning. His final exchange with air traffic control could be a key clue to the crash  CNN

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant: LA Lakers match v LA Clippers called off after helicopter tragedy - BBC News

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant's Death Puts A Focus On Helicopter Safety - NPR

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Kobe Bryant's Death Puts A Focus On Helicopter Safety  NPR

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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter crashes like the one that killed Kobe Bryant are becoming less common — but that could change - MarketWatch

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Helicopter crashes like the one that killed Kobe Bryant are becoming less common — but that could change  MarketWatch

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Jan
28
2020

New Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Site Photos Show Intense Fireball - TMZ

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New Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Site Photos Show Intense Fireball  TMZ

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Jan
28
2020

Army helicopter landing light starts bushfire threatening Australian capital - Telegraph.co.uk

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Army helicopter landing light starts bushfire threatening Australian capital  Telegraph.co.uk

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Jan
28
2020

Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash - NBC Chicago

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Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash  NBC Chicago

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