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Archive: July 2010


Jul
31
2010

Firefighters survive helicopter crash - The Province

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Firefighters survive helicopter crash
The Province
The 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 Star

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Jul
31
2010

US chopper down in Afghanistan - Tehran Times

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DAWN.com

US chopper down in Afghanistan
Tehran Times
The 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 Africa
Taliban Helpless Against Floods While Afghan Air Force Saves ThousandsNATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (blog)
Afghan and coalition forces rescue more than 2000 civilians affected byallvoices

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Jul
31
2010

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

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msnbc.com

LifeNet resumes helicopter flights in AZ after crash
Arizona Daily Star
LifeNet 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 Herald
Medevac company suspends AZ service after crashSan Francisco Examiner
Medical helicopter crashes in Tucson, Arizona, kills all on boardWikinews
Green Valley News -KGUN -KVOA Tucson News
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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 own
KSDK
Clarke 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, ...

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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 lava
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Helicopters 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 ...

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Jul
31
2010

Firefighters survive helicopter crash - The Province

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Vancouverite

Firefighters survive helicopter crash
The Province
The 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 Sun
Firefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooetwww.kamloopsnews.ca
Firefighting Helicopter Crashes In BC580 CFRA Radio
CBC.ca -News1130 -Bridge River Lillooet News
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Jul
31
2010

US chopper down in Afghanistan - Press TV

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Press TV

US chopper down in Afghanistan
Press TV
The Taliban have reportedly shot down several NATO helicopters over the past months in different parts of Afghanistan. The latest incident comes as July has ...

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Jul
30
2010

Sikorsky unveils all-electric demonstrator - UPI.com

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

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Jul
30
2010

Medevac company suspends AZ service after crash - San Francisco Examiner

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msnbc.com

Medevac company suspends AZ service after crash
San Francisco Examiner
Flights 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 Star
Medical helicopter crashes in Tucson, Arizona, kills all on boardWikinews
Copter crash victims identifiedGreen Valley News
KGUN -KVOA Tucson News -KOLD-TV
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Jul
30
2010

Investigation underway in fatal helicopter crash - Inside Tucson Business

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Virgin Media Music

Investigation underway in fatal helicopter crash
Inside Tucson Business
The 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-Mail

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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? ...

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Jul
30
2010

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

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CBS News

Fire jumps aqueduct, heads toward Palmdale homes
Los 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 News
OC firefighters sent to LA County blazeOCRegister
Wildfire north of Los Angeles forces hundreds from homes [Updated]89.3 KPCC
KPSP Local 2 -Los Angeles Daily News
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Jul
30
2010

Transformers This Weekend: More Explosions, Helicopters - NBC Chicago

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Transformers This Weekend: More Explosions, Helicopters
NBC Chicago
A helicopter aerial photography unit will also be flying in the area and special effects and pyrotechnics will be in use, including simulated gunfire, ...

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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 Report

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

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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 noticing
Independent
The 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. ...

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Jul
30
2010

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

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Los Angeles Times

Floods ravage NW Pakistan, kill 430 people
The Associated Press
PESHAWAR, 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/RadioLiberty
No end in sight to suffering of KP dwellersThe News International
At least 410 killed, over 400000 affected by KP floodDAWN.com
The State -San Diego Union Tribune
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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-64D
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design
Fokker 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.com

Medevac firm halts AZ service for now after Tucson copter crash that killed 3
Arizona Daily Star
NTSB 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 News
Victims of helicopter crash identifiedKVOA Tucson News
Victims of deadly helicopter crash identifiedKGUN
KOLD-TV -ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) -Trading Markets (press release)
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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. ...

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Jul
30
2010

Firefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooet - www.kamloopsnews.ca

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Vancouverite

Firefighting helicopter crashes near Lillooet
www.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 Province
Wildfire in Burnaby Thursday gets close to homesVancouver Sun
Firefighting Helicopter Crashes In BC580 CFRA Radio
News1130 -Vancouverite -CBC.ca
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Jul
30
2010

Wreckage and rescue in Romania - Jerusalem Post

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Ha'aretz

Wreckage and rescue in Romania
Jerusalem Post
IAF 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'aretz
Vilna'i: IAF's Romania training is vitalJerusalem Post
Crash victims' coffins arrive in IsraelYnetnews
Israel Defense Forces -DEBKA file -Christian Broadcasting Network
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Jul
30
2010

Wildfire threatens Palmdale homes - Contra Costa Times

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Wildfire threatens Palmdale homes
Contra Costa Times
Pilots and crew for four tanker planes, two Skycrane helicopters, as well as county and city fire helicopter crews were expected to begin water and ...

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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 inferno
Vancouver Sun
A team specially trained to take command of such massive fires arrived Thursday and was deploying 30 personnel, six helicopters, 11 structure protection ...

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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.ca

Twice 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 Star
Afghan war leaks skewed: PakistanThe Nation, Pakistan
Wikileaks Documents Confirm What We Already KnowNewsweek
The Guardian -Scripps News -GulfNews
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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-Q680i
Amerisurv
"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 crashes
Vancouver Sun
The 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 Gazette
Helicopter crashes fighting Yalakom fireBridge River Lillooet News
Chopper crashes while fighting BC wildfireCBC.ca
Toronto Sun -CTV.ca -Abbotsford Times
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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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defpro

Fokker to provide Forward Avionics Bays for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III ...
defpro
15:32 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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