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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 ...and more »

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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 programGlobe and MailThe 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 coastThe GuardianTwo 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. ...and more »

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Dec
31
2009

Mosquitoes swarm over Trenton - Chiefland Citizen

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Mosquitoes swarm over TrentonChiefland CitizenI 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 2009Daily CometDebris 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. ...and more »

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Dec
31
2009

Economy's Shadow - Mail Tribune

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Economy's ShadowMail TribuneAbout 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 ...and more »

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Dec
30
2009

Centenary of first Irish powered flight celebrated - Irish Times

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Irish TimesCentenary of first Irish powered flight celebratedIrish 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 frostHelicopter Association InternationalEU 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 OrderJohn Birch SocietyDuring 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. ...and more »

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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 TimesNews 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 ...and more »

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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 KosovoSystemsCAMP 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 rescueHonolulu AdvertiserTwo 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 Advertiserall 5 news articles »

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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 $200MMass High Techbased 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 ...and more »

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Dec
30
2009

Yemen seeks Western support against Al-Qaeda - AFP

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BBC NewsYemen seeks Western support against Al-QaedaAFP"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 activeReutersall 7,926 news articles »

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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 ...and more »

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Dec
29
2009

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

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AirForceTimes.comAF seeks to replace UH-1N helicopterAirForceTimes.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. ...and more »

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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 crashHouma CourierThe helicopter's owner, Petroleum Helicopters Inc., which flies oilfield workers offshore, is named as a defendant along with the manufacturer of the ...and more »

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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 GameNewsWest9.comMed-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, ...and more »

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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 activeReutersIn 2009, Whitman said, the money was used to provide training, as well as equipment like radios, helicopter spare parts, trucks and patrol boats. ...and more »

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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 '09Janesville GazetteHelicopter Specialties, a small company that customizes medical helicopters, is spending $1.6 million to more than double its operation at the Southern ...and more »

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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 WeekDutch Take Delivery of First NFH90Aviation WeekThe 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 HelicoptersPR UrgentHelicopters can often get people closer to their destinations much faster. Since time is of the essence for a business executive, chartering a helicopter ...and more »

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Dec
29
2009

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

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Washington TimesNevada Begins Wild Horse Roundup; Willie Nelson Cries FoulDiscover 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 StarBay Area Group Opposes Plan For Wild HorsesKCBSJudge Allows Wild Horse Roundup in NevadaKOLOGrand Forks Herald -NOLA.com -Denver Postall 912 news articles »

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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 TiesNew York TimesA 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. ...and more »

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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 helicopterAsheville Citizen-Timesbased 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 ...and more »

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Dec
28
2009

2009: A Year Leading Change - EMS1.com

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2009: A Year Leading ChangeEMS1.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? ...and more »

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Dec
28
2009

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

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Glenn Wesley “Wes” Lematta 1926-2009Helicopter Association InternationalHelicopter 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 WorldColumbia Helicopters' founder diesHeavy Liftall 4 news articles »

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Dec
28
2009

Cobra helicopter pilot gets his wings - Jerusalem Post

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Cobra helicopter pilot gets his wingsJerusalem 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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