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Archive: July 2010


Jul
31
2010

Firefighters survive helicopter crash - The Province

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Firefighters survive helicopter crashThe ProvinceThe Bell 214B chopper, owned by Chilliwack-based Transwest Helicopters, went down just after noon near the Porcupine Creek area of Lillooet while doing ...Vernon pilot survives helicopter crashVernon Morning Starall 2 news articles »

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Jul
31
2010

US chopper down in Afghanistan - Tehran Times

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DAWN.comUS chopper down in AfghanistanTehran TimesThe Taliban have reportedly shot down several NATO helicopters over the past months in different parts of Afghanistan. The latest incident comes as July has ...Dozens killed and stranded by Afghanistan floodsReuters AfricaTaliban Helpless Against Floods While Afghan Air Force Saves ThousandsNATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (blog)Afghan and coalition forces rescue more than 2000 civilians affected byallvoicesall 27 news articles »

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Jul
31
2010

LifeNet resumes helicopter flights in AZ after crash - Arizona Daily Star

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msnbc.comLifeNet resumes helicopter flights in AZ after crashArizona Daily StarLifeNet has resumed helicopter flights in Arizona, two days after one of its helicopters crashed in a Tucson neighborhood, killing all three people on board ...Copters once again are flyingSierra Vista HeraldMedevac company suspends AZ service after crashSan Francisco ExaminerMedical helicopter crashes in Tucson, Arizona, kills all on boardWikinewsGreen Valley News -KGUN -KVOA Tucson Newsall 413 news articles »

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Jul
31
2010

Helicopter company helps save one of its own - KSDK

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Helicopter company helps save one of its ownKSDKClarke Thomas began his career with Fostaire Helicopters as a pilot and worked his way up to owner. And as his career took-off, the business expanded, ...and more »

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Jul
31
2010

Officials seek no-fly zone over homes threatened by lava - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Officials seek no-fly zone over homes threatened by lavaHonolulu Star-AdvertiserHelicopters can fly lower provided that the altitude does not pose a hazard to people or objects, and should a helicopter lose power, its pilot must be able ...and more »

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Jul
31
2010

Firefighters survive helicopter crash - The Province

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VancouveriteFirefighters survive helicopter crashThe ProvinceThe Bell 214B chopper, owned by Chilliwack-based Transwest Helicopters, went down just after noon near the Porcupine Creek area of Lillooet while doing ...Two men injured in helicopter crash while fighting infernoVancouver SunFirefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooetwww.kamloopsnews.caFirefighting Helicopter Crashes In BC580 CFRA RadioCBC.ca -News1130 -Bridge River Lillooet Newsall 134 news articles »

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Jul
31
2010

US chopper down in Afghanistan - Press TV

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Press TVUS chopper down in AfghanistanPress TVThe Taliban have reportedly shot down several NATO helicopters over the past months in different parts of Afghanistan. The latest incident comes as July has ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Sikorsky unveils all-electric demonstrator - UPI.com

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Sikorsky unveils all-electric demonstratorUPI.com"It is exciting to be at the forefront of the exploration of electric propulsion technology for rotorcraft. "Through the electrical conversion, ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Medevac company suspends AZ service after crash - San Francisco Examiner

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msnbc.comMedevac company suspends AZ service after crashSan Francisco ExaminerFlights by LifeNet helicopters in Arizona have been halted temporarily following this week's fatal crash in Tucson. Colorado-based Air Methods Corp. told ...Medevac firm suspends AZ service after Tucson copter crash that killed 3Arizona Daily StarMedical helicopter crashes in Tucson, Arizona, kills all on boardWikinewsCopter crash victims identifiedGreen Valley NewsKGUN -KVOA Tucson News -KOLD-TVall 409 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

Investigation underway in fatal helicopter crash - Inside Tucson Business

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Virgin Media MusicInvestigation underway in fatal helicopter crashInside Tucson BusinessThe helicopter, a single-engine Eurocopter AS350, was part of the LifeNet Arizona system that had just been put in service last year. ...2009 helicopter crash ruled accidentalFrederick News Post (subscription)helicopter crash ruled accidentalThe Herald-Mailall 122 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

Casey Anthony: Did Jose Baez joke about cost of chopper fuel? - Orlando Sentinel (blog)

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Casey Anthony: Did Jose Baez joke about cost of chopper fuel?Orlando Sentinel (blog)“The next time you want to send helicopters over my house, let me know,” Baez told reporters. “You know how much helicopter fuel costs these days? ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Fire jumps aqueduct, heads toward Palmdale homes - Los Angeles Times (blog)

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CBS NewsFire jumps aqueduct, heads toward Palmdale homesLos Angeles Times (blog)Water-dropping helicopters battled to keep the flames from entering the Rancho Vista subdivision above the aqueduct. [Updated at 3:21 pm: Footage on KCAL-TV ...Los Angeles Wildfire Threatens 1500 HomesAOL NewsOC firefighters sent to LA County blazeOCRegisterWildfire north of Los Angeles forces hundreds from homes [Updated]89.3 KPCCKPSP Local 2 -Los Angeles Daily Newsall 1,285 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

Transformers This Weekend: More Explosions, Helicopters - NBC Chicago

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Transformers This Weekend: More Explosions, HelicoptersNBC ChicagoA helicopter aerial photography unit will also be flying in the area and special effects and pyrotechnics will be in use, including simulated gunfire, ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Will Death Ever be an Acceptable Price for Doing Business in NASCAR? - Bleacher Report

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Bleacher ReportWill Death Ever be an Acceptable Price for Doing Business in NASCAR?Bleacher ReportMost of the mega teams, and even a few of the drivers, have private jets and or helicopters. Twenty years ago, Rusty Wallace was one of the first known race ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Robert Fisk: Israel has crept into the EU without anyone noticing - Independent

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Robert Fisk: Israel has crept into the EU without anyone noticingIndependentThe death of five Israeli servicemen in a helicopter crash in Romania this week raised scarcely a headline. There was a Nato-Israeli exercise in progress. ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Floods ravage NW Pakistan, kill 430 people - The Associated Press

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Los Angeles TimesFloods ravage NW Pakistan, kill 430 peopleThe Associated PressPESHAWAR, Pakistan — Boats and helicopters struggled to reach hundreds of thousands of villagers cut off by floods in northwest Pakistan on Friday as the ...Pakistan Monsoon Rains, Flooding Kill 400RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyNo end in sight to suffering of KP dwellersThe News InternationalAt least 410 killed, over 400000 affected by KP floodDAWN.comThe State -San Diego Union Tribuneall 1,168 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

X2 Technology Demonstrator Achieves 225 Knots, Sets New Top Speed for Helicopter

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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.’s X2 Technology demonstrator today unofficially broke the speed record for rotorcraft, achieving a maximum speed of 225 knots in a one-hour test flight at the Development Flight Center. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

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Jul
30
2010

Sikorsky Introduces “Project Firefly,” Electric Helicopter Demonstrator

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Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, today officially introduced “Project Firefly,” an all-electric helicopter technology demonstrator, at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture exhibition. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

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Jul
30
2010

DART Helicopter Services Announces EASA Approval of DART’s Vertical Reference Bubble Window for the A119/AW119MKII

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DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received EASA approval for their Vertical Reference Bubble Window and Replacement Crew Door Flat Window for the A119/AW119MKII.Transport Canada and FAA approvals have been previously received.

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Jul
30
2010

Fokker ProvidesForward Avionics Bays for AH-64D - Aerospace Manufacturing and Design

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Fokker ProvidesForward Avionics Bays for AH-64DAerospace Manufacturing and DesignFokker Aerostructures and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems have reached an agreement to develop and produce the Forward Avionics Bays for the AH-64D Apache Block ...

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Jul
30
2010

Medevac firm halts AZ service for now after Tucson copter crash that killed 3 - Arizona Daily Star

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msnbc.comMedevac firm halts AZ service for now after Tucson copter crash that killed 3Arizona Daily StarNTSB investigators sift through the wreckage of a medical helicopter crash in Tucson for clues to the cause. Flights by LifeNet helicopters in Arizona have ...Copter crash victims identifiedGreen Valley NewsVictims of helicopter crash identifiedKVOA Tucson NewsVictims of deadly helicopter crash identifiedKGUNKOLD-TV -ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) -Trading Markets (press release)all 399 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

'KORUS FTA crucial in resolving alliance challenges' - Korea Times

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Korea Times'KORUS FTA crucial in resolving alliance challenges'Korea Times... Southeast Asia regional sales director of Boeing Rotorcraft and regional sales and marketing manager for Far East Helicopter Sales. ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Firefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooet - www.kamloopsnews.ca

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VancouveriteFirefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooetwww.kamloopsnews.ca... helicopter unveiled by Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon just last week. The status of the highly experienced 61-year-old Transwest Helicopters ...Firefighters survive helicopter crashThe ProvinceWildfire in Burnaby Thursday gets close to homesVancouver SunFirefighting Helicopter Crashes In BC580 CFRA RadioNews1130 -Vancouverite -CBC.caall 110 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

Wreckage and rescue in Romania - Jerusalem Post

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Ha'aretzWreckage and rescue in RomaniaJerusalem PostIAF Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion “Yasour” helicopters flew the teams of rescuers to the Carpathian Mountains early Wednesday morning and landed in a field ...Saddened, but strongerHa'aretzVilna'i: IAF's Romania training is vitalJerusalem PostCrash victims' coffins arrive in IsraelYnetnewsIsrael Defense Forces -DEBKA file -Christian Broadcasting Networkall 25 news articles »

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Jul
30
2010

Wildfire threatens Palmdale homes - Contra Costa Times

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Wildfire threatens Palmdale homesContra Costa TimesPilots and crew for four tanker planes, two Skycrane helicopters, as well as county and city fire helicopter crews were expected to begin water and ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Two men injured in helicopter crash while fighting inferno - Vancouver Sun

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Two men injured in helicopter crash while fighting infernoVancouver SunA team specially trained to take command of such massive fires arrived Thursday and was deploying 30 personnel, six helicopters, 11 structure protection ...and more »

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Jul
30
2010

Twice as Dumb as Vietnam, More Expensive Than a Nation's Entire Economy. It's ... - Cape Cod Today (blog)

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CBC.caTwice as Dumb as Vietnam, More Expensive Than a Nation's Entire Economy. It's ...Cape Cod Today (blog)Then we learned that our helicopters are easily being shot out of the sky by heat-seeking missiles. That was the first time anyone brought that up. ...Government concerned that massive document leak could endanger Canadian soldiersToronto StarAfghan war leaks skewed: PakistanThe Nation, PakistanWikileaks Documents Confirm What We Already KnowNewsweekThe Guardian -Scripps News -GulfNewsall 8,552 news articles »

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Jul
29
2010

Riegl USA Announces New Airborne Laser Scanner LMS-Q680i - Amerisurv

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Riegl USA Announces New Airborne Laser Scanner LMS-Q680iAmerisurv"Under foreseeable typical operational modes for actual airborne surveying with the LMS-Q680i aboard a rotorcraft, there is no hazard from the laser ...

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Jul
29
2010

Chopper fighting BC forest fire crashes - Vancouver Sun

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Chopper fighting BC forest fire crashesVancouver SunThe Bell 214B operated by Transwest Helicopters Ltd, was conducting water bucketing on the Jade Mountain Wildfire at an active edge of the fire area when it ...Pilot in hospital after firefighting chopper crashesMontreal GazetteHelicopter crashes fighting Yalakom fireBridge River Lillooet NewsChopper crashes while fighting BC wildfireCBC.caToronto Sun -CTV.ca -Abbotsford Timesall 70 news articles »

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Jul
29
2010

Fokker to provide Forward Avionics Bays for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III ... - defpro

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defproFokker to provide Forward Avionics Bays for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III ...defpro15:32 GMT, July 29, 2010 Papendrecht | Fokker Aerostructures and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems have reached an agreement to develop and produce the Forward ...

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