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Archive: December 2009


Dec
31
2009

Armed Forces Bowl: Houston (10-3) vs. Air Force (7-5) - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog)

Armed Forces Bowl: Houston (10-3) vs. Air Force (7-5)
New York Times (blog)
... in helicopters, as you might imagine, the company's talented designers and builders also create tiltroters, which combine the helicopter's ability to ...

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Dec
31
2009

Mission system latest hurdle in copter program - Globe and Mail

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Mission system latest hurdle in copter program
Globe and Mail
The development of the cockpit equipment for the Canadian Forces' new fleet of maritime helicopters is still posing a “major challenge” to the program, ...



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Dec
31
2009

Stricken yacht pair plucked from sea off Kent coast - The Guardian

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Stricken yacht pair plucked from sea off Kent coast
The Guardian
Two men were plucked from the sea today in a dramatic rescue involving a Belgian helicopter team after their 40ft yacht capsized off the Kent coast. ...

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Dec
31
2009

Mosquitoes swarm over Trenton - Chiefland Citizen

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Mosquitoes swarm over Trenton
Chiefland Citizen
I was a little bit nervous when Dwight Junkin, owner of Composite FX—a helicopter manufacturing company in Trenton—asked if I wanted to go ...



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Dec
31
2009

Terrebonne's top local stories of 2009 - Daily Comet

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Terrebonne's top local stories of 2009
Daily Comet
Debris from a PHI Inc. helicopter is scattered across the marsh near Bayou Penchant Jan. 5. The crash left eight men dead and one man in critical condition. ...

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Dec
31
2009

Economy's Shadow - Mail Tribune

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Economy's Shadow
Mail Tribune
About 100 searchers, including helicopters hired by Kim's father, comb the area on the ground and in the air. A private helicopter spots Kati at the car Dec ...

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Dec
30
2009

Centenary of first Irish powered flight celebrated - Irish Times

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Irish Times

Centenary of first Irish powered flight celebrated
Irish Times
... aerobatics, gliding, hot air ballooning, hang gliding, microlite flying, paragliding, parachuting, skydiving, rotorcraft and aeromodelling. ...



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Dec
30
2009

Siberian helicopters have no fear of frost - Helicopter Association International

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Siberian helicopters have no fear of frost
Helicopter Association International
EU helicopter fleet basically consists of non-Russian helicopters; however a number of European countries preferred the products of the holding company ...



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Dec
30
2009

Rachel Maddow, Black Helicopters, and the New World Order - John Birch Society

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Rachel Maddow, Black Helicopters, and the New World Order
John Birch Society
During her program, which aired on December 18, Rachel Maddow told her guest Thomas Frank that JBS members are the “New World Order black helicopter folks. ...

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Dec
30
2009

Southern California officer won't face charges for kicking surrendering ... - Los Angeles Times

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Southern California officer won't face charges for kicking surrendering ...
Los Angeles Times
News helicopters following the pursuit showed Rodriguez giving up after running into a back yard. He was down on a lawn with arms and legs spread when ...

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Dec
30
2009

Kentucky Kosovo Forces Aviation Unit Trains With Greek Force in Kosovo - Systems

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Kentucky Kosovo Forces Aviation Unit Trains With Greek Force in Kosovo
Systems
CAMP RIGAS FEREOS, Kosovo – Members of a Kentucky National Guard aviation unit offered up its time and helicopters recently to help train peacekeeping ...



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Dec
30
2009

Tourist having panic attack mobilizes helicopter rescue - Honolulu Advertiser

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Tourist having panic attack mobilizes helicopter rescue
Honolulu Advertiser
Two rescue specialists from the Líhu'e fire station flew into the valley on an Inter-island Helicopters aircraft, picked up the two visitors at the Kalalau ...
Woman, 26, hospitalized after injuries on trail hikeHonolulu Advertiser

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Dec
30
2009

Sikorsky helicopter deals net more than $200M - Mass High Tech

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Sikorsky helicopter deals net more than $200M
Mass High Tech
based company brought in $171.1 million from the Army for UH-60M helicopters for the United Arab Emirates. Sikorsky will have to engineer the helicopters to ...

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Dec
30
2009

Yemen seeks Western support against Al-Qaeda - AFP

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BBC News

Yemen seeks Western support against Al-Qaeda
AFP
"Yemen has not yet consented to the type of special forces helicopter-borne air assault that would put US commandos on the ground with the mission of ...
Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate seen among most activeReuters

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Dec
30
2009

Nonfiction review: 'How They See Us' - San Francisco Chronicle

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Nonfiction review: 'How They See Us'
San Francisco Chronicle
"America is a pair of heavy black boots dangling out of a low-flying army helicopter," writes Iraqi Canadian Leilah Nadir. This is not post-9/11 America as ...

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Dec
29
2009

AF seeks to replace UH-1N helicopter - AirForceTimes.com

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AirForceTimes.com

AF seeks to replace UH-1N helicopter
AirForceTimes.com
... has restarted its effort to replace 62 Vietnam War-vintage UH-1N Huey helicopters with a commercially available helicopter by 2015, according to a Dec. ...

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Dec
29
2009

Civil suits mounting in deadly helicopter crash - Houma Courier

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Civil suits mounting in deadly helicopter crash
Houma Courier
The helicopter's owner, Petroleum Helicopters Inc., which flies oilfield workers offshore, is named as a defendant along with the manufacturer of the ...

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Dec
29
2009

CareStar Helicopter to Represent Company at Armed Forces Bowl Game - NewsWest9.com

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CareStar Helicopter to Represent Company at Armed Forces Bowl Game
NewsWest9.com
Med-Trans, the company that provided both choppers to Medical Center, has seven Bell 407 Helicopters in Texas. Officials say, it's an honor to be chosen, ...

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Dec
29
2009

Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate seen among most active - Reuters

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Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate seen among most active
Reuters
In 2009, Whitman said, the money was used to provide training, as well as equipment like radios, helicopter spare parts, trucks and patrol boats. ...

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Dec
29
2009

Some Janesville area companies enjoyed success in '09 - Janesville Gazette

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Some Janesville area companies enjoyed success in '09
Janesville Gazette
Helicopter Specialties, a small company that customizes medical helicopters, is spending $1.6 million to more than double its operation at the Southern ...

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Dec
29
2009

Brazil resumes EC225 operations

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From Vertical Magazine (press release) The EC225 is an 11-ton-class rotorcraft in Eurocopter's Super Puma family. With more than 300,000 total flight hours logged to date, it is deployed in

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Dec
29
2009

Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. Check Airman among Recipients of 2010 Salute to Excellence Awards from Helicopter Association International

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Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a leading national provider of air medical services, announced today that John Thomas Read, check airman and flight instructor for the company, is the recipient of the W. A. (Dub) Blessing Certified Flight Instructor of the Year Award from The Helicopter Association International (HAI).



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Dec
29
2009

Dutch Take Delivery of First NFH90 - Aviation Week

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Aviation Week

Dutch Take Delivery of First NFH90
Aviation Week
The first NFH90 maritime helicopter is now in the hands of the Netherlands military, the lead customer for the rotorcraft, ...



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Dec
29
2009

OnDemandHeli Invades the Sky with New Agusta Helicopters - PR Urgent

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OnDemandHeli Invades the Sky with New Agusta Helicopters
PR Urgent
Helicopters can often get people closer to their destinations much faster. Since time is of the essence for a business executive, chartering a helicopter ...

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Dec
29
2009

Nevada Begins Wild Horse Roundup; Willie Nelson Cries Foul - Discover Magazine (blog)

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Washington Times

Nevada Begins Wild Horse Roundup; Willie Nelson Cries Foul
Discover Magazine (blog)
Contractors in helicopters and on horseback herded some of the mustangs into corrals in the Black Rock Range, a chain of mountains 100 miles north of Reno, ...
US to capture 2500 wild horses amid protestsToronto Star
Bay Area Group Opposes Plan For Wild HorsesKCBS
Judge Allows Wild Horse Roundup in NevadaKOLO
Grand Forks Herald -NOLA.com -Denver Post
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Dec
29
2009

Standoff Over US Base Closure Sours US-Japan Ties - New York Times

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Standoff Over US Base Closure Sours US-Japan Ties
New York Times
A large city has grown up around the base, and helicopters and cargo planes from the US Marine Corps facility buzz so low over Futenma No. ...

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Dec
29
2009

Interstate 40 rock slide gets an airlift from helicopter - Asheville Citizen-Times

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Interstate 40 rock slide gets an airlift from helicopter
Asheville Citizen-Times
based Construction Helicopters, acknowledged as he took a break. The 150-foot-tall and 200-foot-wide slide near the Tennessee line closed the interstate in ...

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Dec
28
2009

2009: A Year Leading Change - EMS1.com

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2009: A Year Leading Change
EMS1.com
... the helicopter EMS (HEMS) industry has been forced to ask the question, "When is it appropriate to use rotor craft in the prehospital arena? ...

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Dec
28
2009

Glenn Wesley “Wes” Lematta 1926-2009 - Helicopter Association International

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Glenn Wesley “Wes” Lematta 1926-2009
Helicopter Association International
Helicopter Association International (HAI) is deeply saddened at the passing of Columbia Helicopters' Founder and Chairman of the Board, Glenn Wesley “Wes” ...
Wes Lematta dies; started Columbia HelicoptersCoos Bay World
Columbia Helicopters' founder diesHeavy Lift

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Dec
28
2009

Cobra helicopter pilot gets his wings - Jerusalem Post

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Cobra helicopter pilot gets his wings
Jerusalem Post
"It's a very interesting helicopter, and it's fun to fly," he said. "Unlike transport helicopters, combat pilots are carrying out the main mission," he ...



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