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May
22
2017

Airbus Launches ACH – Airbus Corporate Helicopters: the Dedicated Private and Business Aviation Helicopter Brand

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Geneva, Airbus Helicopters has launched Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH), its high-end, bespoke brand, at EBACE 2017. The brand, which will be identified by the ACH logo, will build on the company’s leadership in the Private and Business Aviation market, offering a unique level of quality finish, craftsmanship and bespoke service matching the most demanding requirements.

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May
22
2017

Helicopter Association International Statement on US Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drone Registration

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Helicopter Association International (HAI) strongly disagrees with the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals to halt the registration of drones deemed to be “model aircraft.” Helicopters routinely operate at the same low altitudes as drones, and we in the helicopter industry are deeply concerned about our ability to fly safely in air space where pilots could encounter any unmanned aircraft, be it commercial or otherwise. One valuable component of the FAA’s drone registration program is the opportunity to educate the general population about the hazards of careless drone operation, and we believe that the FAA’s drone registration program serves to protect everyone in the air and on land.

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May
22
2017

China's New Attack Helicopter Makes Maiden Flight - The Diplomat

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The DiplomatChina's New Attack Helicopter Makes Maiden FlightThe DiplomatThe export variant of the Harbin WZ-19 reconnaissance/attack helicopter, dubbed Z-19E, conducted its maiden flight on May 18 in

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May
22
2017

Helicopter crash at Flying Cloud Airport, no serious injuries - KMSP-TV

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KMSP-TVHelicopter crash at Flying Cloud Airport, no serious injuriesKMSP-TV(KMSP) - No serious injuries were reported after a small helicopter crashed while practicing landings Monday afternoon at

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May
22
2017

NTSB Investigates Helicopter's 'Hard Landing' « CBS Denver - CBS Local

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CBS LocalNTSB Investigates Helicopter's 'Hard Landing' « CBS DenverCBS LocalFederal investigators are looking at a hard landing of a helicopter tour company that happened over the weekend.and more »

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May
22
2017

Coast Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in California ... - Military.com

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Military.comCoast Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in California ...Military.comA Coast Guard San Francisco helicopter crew flies near Super Bowl city in San Francisco Feb. 5, 2016. (Coast

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May
22
2017

Helicopter pilot balances his chopper on a safety rail - Daily Mail

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Daily MailHelicopter pilot balances his chopper on a safety railDaily MailAnother said: 'This is pretty difficult. If the skid catches on anything and the pilot raises the collective (pitch of the

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May
22
2017

Future helicopters will be lighter, tablet operated and unmanned - Defense Systems

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Defense SystemsFuture helicopters will be lighter, tablet operated and unmannedDefense SystemsLockheed Martin and its Sikorsky Innovations research unit are working to implement the tablet control

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May
22
2017

Technical failure seems to be behind police helicopter crash - The Slovak Spectator

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The Slovak SpectatorTechnical failure seems to be behind police helicopter crashThe Slovak SpectatorThe first results of the investigation hint that the crash of the police helicopter in Prešov was

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May
22
2017

IMDEX Asia: China promotes armed UAVs - Shephard Media

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Shephard MediaIMDEX Asia: China promotes armed UAVsShephard MediaThe Ziyan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Company, based in Zhuhai, China, promoted three new rotorcraft UAVs at IMDEX Asia 2017 in Singapore.

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May
22
2017

Army set to get 11 attack helicopters - The Hindu - The Hindu

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The HinduArmy set to get 11 attack helicopters - The HinduThe HinduIts demand for 22 Apaches was earlier rejected by IAF, which feels its role will diminish.India approves procurement of 39 attack

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May
22
2017

EBACE: Airbus Corporate Helicopters launched as new brand - Flightglobal

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Air & Cosmos - InternationalEBACE: Airbus Corporate Helicopters launched as new brandFlightglobalAirbus is giving a greater focus to its corporate helicopter range by spinning off Airbus Corporate

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May
22
2017

TASS: Business & Economy - Peruvian fire-fighting service wants to ... - TASS

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Sputnik InternationalTASS: Business & Economy - Peruvian fire-fighting service wants to ...TASSThe helicopters will be used to extinguish forest fires and carry out search and rescue operations.Peru

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May
22
2017

Philippines interested in buying small arms, helicopters from Russia - TASS

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Philippines interested in buying small arms, helicopters from RussiaTASSBesides, in the Philippine president's words, "what is very important in (fighting) an insurgency is helicopters or jets." "Less

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May
23
2017

Man found at Berry Head after helicopter search - Devon Live

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Devon LiveMan found at Berry Head after helicopter searchDevon LiveA missing man has been found by police dog units after a large search throughout Torbay involving the police helicopter, Torbay

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May
23
2017

Hang glider waves down helicopter after crash - KSL.com

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KSL.comHang glider waves down helicopter after crashKSL.comAnother pilot had called authorities about 8 p.m., reporting the man hit the ground and was injured, said Unified Fire Authority spokesman

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May
22
2017

Helicopter crews rescue two kayakers, one paddleboarder - KCAW

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KCAWHelicopter crews rescue two kayakers, one paddleboarderKCAWTwo kayakers had been separated. Air Station Sitka launched a helicopter which located pair and hoisted both to safety. No injuries were

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May
22
2017

Ziyan UAV Unveiled Three New Rotorcraft UAVs At IMDEX - UASweekly.com (press release)

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UASweekly.com (press release)Ziyan UAV Unveiled Three New Rotorcraft UAVs At IMDEXUASweekly.com (press release)The Ziyan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Company, based in Zhuhai, China, promoted three new

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May
23
2017

Indian Army Set to Get 11 US Apache Attack Helicopters - Reports - Sputnik International

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Sputnik InternationalIndian Army Set to Get 11 US Apache Attack Helicopters - ReportsSputnik International"The Army will get 11 Apache helicopters, while the original order of 22 helicopters will be

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May
23
2017

Airbus Rolls Out Dedicated Corporate Helicopters Brand - Aviation International News

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Aviation International NewsAirbus Rolls Out Dedicated Corporate Helicopters BrandAviation International NewsAirbus Helicopters (Booth Z58) has created a new brand, Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH),

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May
22
2017

Russian Kamov helicopters' 'Make in India' price 2.5 times more that original cost - India Today

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India TodayRussian Kamov helicopters' 'Make in India' price 2.5 times more that original costIndia TodayUnder a Indo-Russian governmental agreement, India is buying 200 Kamov 226 T helicopters of

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May
23
2017

Military exercise will have helicopters hovering in Windsor this week - CBC.ca

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CBC.caMilitary exercise will have helicopters hovering in Windsor this weekCBC.caMilitary helicopters will be flying low through the area this week, but don't worry, Windsor isn't being invaded.

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May
23
2017

Pynco releases new ‘2017 Product Catalog'

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Pynco Inc., manufacturer of custom optical and NVIS filter products, is pleased to announce the release of their new 2017 Product Catalog. With an expanded glossary and more NVIS color data options, our 2017 catalog will feature new products like MIL-SPEC NVIS SMDs, Filtered Lamp Assemblies and Polymeric NVIS filters.

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May
23
2017

The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms

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The first one –destined to the Army- has been delivered in the full operational configuration, including specially designed mission systems unique to the Army. Based in Taubaté and operated by the 1º BAvEx, this is the ninth H225M to integrate the Brazilian Army’s fleet.

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May
23
2017

FLIR Systems Announces Appointment of James J. Cannon as President and CEO

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WILSONVILLE, OR--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced that James J. ("Jim") Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced on February 14, 2017.

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May
23
2017

NTSB Report Released: Orange Springs, FL

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On May 2, 2017, about 1815 eastern daylight time, a Bell 206B helicopter, N911GE, sustained substantial damage during firefighting operations near Orange Springs, Florida. The helicopter was registered to and operated by the Marion County Sheriff's Office as a public-use aircraft. The commercial pilot sustained serious injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the local flight that departed Ocala International Airport, Ocala, Florida, about 1500.

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May
23
2017

The Helicopter's Image Must Be Improved Worldwide - Aviation Week

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Aviation WeekThe Helicopter's Image Must Be Improved WorldwideAviation WeekThe helicopter industry in Europe is facing many of the same issues that proponents are battling in the U.S. It would make

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May
23
2017

NTSB report gives insight into helicopter crash - Ocala

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OcalaNTSB report gives insight into helicopter crashOcalaSgt. John Rawls, a pilot with the Marion County Sheriff's Office aviation unit, seen in this file image from 2015, is recovering from a crash

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May
23
2017

Stafford man admits stealing from presidential helicopter unit at Quantico - Fredericksburg.com

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Fredericksburg.comStafford man admits stealing from presidential helicopter unit at QuanticoFredericksburg.comAccording to court records, Baker stole at least 51 image intensifier tubes and other

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May
23
2017

Swiss Pilot Pioneers Life-Saving Helicopter Technique - Aviation Week

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Aviation WeekSwiss Pilot Pioneers Life-Saving Helicopter TechniqueAviation WeekClaude Vuichard has an idea that he is convinced will save lives and dramatically improve safety for helicopter users:

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