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Archive: September 2010


Sep
30
2010

Northrop, Bell Power Up Unmanned Fire-X

Posted by jhadmin

Northrop, Bell Power Up Unmanned Fire-X
Aviation Week
From Aviation Week
... unmanned helicopter demonstrator as the US military moves a step closer to deploying autonomous rotorcraft for cargo resupply missions in Afghanistan. ...


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Sep
30
2010

Man Involved in News Helicopter Crash???

Posted by jhadmin

Man Involved in News Helicopter Crash???
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
From MyFox Phoenix
PHOENIX - The man who police pursued through downtown Phoenix, leading to the crash of two news helicopters, will learn his punishment Friday. ...


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Sep
30
2010

Naval test bed helicopter completes first project, receives digital avionics suite

Posted by jhadmin

Naval test bed helicopter completes first project, receives digital avionics suite
Shephard Group
From Shephard Group
Operated by the Naval Aviation Center for Rotorcraft Advancement, the test bed aircraft, a former Marine Corps UH-1N named "T-Rex," conducted a "quick look" ...


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Sep
30
2010

Training, Experience and Luck Lead to Helicopter's Safe Landing

Posted by jhadmin

Training, Experience and Luck Lead to Helicopter's Safe Landing
New York Times (blog)
From New York Times (blog)
But because helicopters are top-heavy, there was still a danger that it could have flipped over. ???Helicopters can turn over and many, many times that ...


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Sep
30
2010

Senate OKs treaty on defense exports

Posted by jhadmin

From MarketWatch
... the agreement could benefit sales and services related to its F-18 Super Hornet fighter jet, C-17 military transport and various rotorcraft programs. ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

Apache attack helicopter crashes in Singapore

Posted by jhadmin

Apache attack helicopter crashes in Singapore
ITN
From AsiaOne
A Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters (AH-64D) has crashed in an open field in the north of Singapore. ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

Pakistan cuts NATO supply line after border firing

Posted by jhadmin

Pakistan cuts NATO supply line after border firing
Washington Post
From The Associated Press
NATO said its helicopters entered Pakistani airspace and hit a target only after receiving ground fire. The alliance expressed condolences to the families ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

Funeral services for Farmington Fire Chief

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Funeral services for Farmington Fire Chief
Deseret News
From StandardNet
CENTERVILLE -- Three helicopter pilots paid tribute to the fire chief who always wanted Farmington to buy one of the whirlybirds. The helicopters -- Air Med ...


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Sep
30
2010

Henry Ford Hospital to expand helicopter transport service

Posted by jhadmin

From Detroit Free Press
Ford, like some larger hospitals, previously rented helicopters from several other companies, as well as the University of Michigan, to bring patients from ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

Chinese helicopters aid Pak flood victims

Posted by jhadmin

From Pakistan Observer
Aside from personnel, the four Chinese military helicopters are transporting the much needed relief goods. The Chinese helicopter team's first relief ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

NL chopper safety report due in October

Posted by jhadmin

NL chopper safety report due in October
CBC.ca
From CBC.ca
The Sikorsky S92 helicopter that crashed in 2009 was owned and operated by Cougar Helicopters Ltd. in St. John's. In February, the board ordered companies ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
30
2010

Sandel Hires Don Foster to Manage Helicopter Fleet Sales

Posted by jhadmin

Sandel Avionics has hired experienced industry sales representative Don Foster as HTAWS Fleet Sales Manager, responsible for the new HeliTAWS terrain safety system as well as Sandel’s other helicopter-specific AHRS and display products.



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Tags: Sandel
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
30
2010

North American Surveillance Systems Achieves AS9100 Certification

Posted by jhadmin

North American Surveillance Systems Inc., (NASS), a veteran owned aerospace and defense systems provider and integrator, has been awarded the AS9100 certification, the aerospace industry’s highest standard for quality management systems.



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Tags: NASS
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
29
2010

Arrest made in shooting of Oklahoma City police helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

From NewsOK.com
Patrick Stewart said investigators think McMichael shot one of Oklahoma City's police helicopters late June 25 or early June 26. Someone called the Crime ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Park fire blows up by 1300 acres

Posted by jhadmin

From Jackson Hole Daily
The Antelope Fire has two helicopters, five engines and about 30 people assigned to it. ???We're having summer weather in the fall, that's all there is to it ...


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Sep
29
2010

American Heroes Air Show Lands at Historic Spirit of St. Louis Airport

Posted by jhadmin

Buckle up the entire family for high-flying excitement when the American Heroes Air Show, the nation's premier admission-free aviation event devoted exclusively to helicopters, lands at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport on Saturday, October 9th, 2010.



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Tags: American Heroes Air Show
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
29
2010

Northrop Grumman Partners With U.S. Navy to Advance Rotorcraft Development

Posted by jhadmin

From MarketWatch (press rele
Once installation is complete, NACRA will utilize the retrofitted helicopter as an avionics test bed to develop and test new rotorcraft mission hardware and ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Arrest made in shooting of Oklahoma City police helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

From NewsOK.com
Patrick Stewart said investigators believe McMichael shot one of Oklahoma City's police helicopters late June 25 or early June 26. ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Rotorcraft Services Group Renames Subsidiaries

Posted by jhadmin

From Aviation International News
Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG) is rebranding subsidiaries Texas Aviation Services and Integrated Flight Systems as RSG Aviation and RSG Products, ...


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Sep
29
2010

FAA whistleblower found helicopter co. cut corners

Posted by jhadmin

From Centre Daily Times
But investigators found the Pittsburgh whistleblower was right in claims including one that FAA officials overlooked temporary helicopter repairs made with ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

RFP For US Army Laser Jammer Expected Soon

Posted by jhadmin

RFP For US Army Laser Jammer Expected Soon
Aviation Week
From Aviation Week
Several companies will likely bid to equip thousands of US Army, Navy and Air Force rotorcraft with lightweight laser jammers, including the existing ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Sutton residents' helicopter pain at an end

Posted by jhadmin

From This is Local London
Andy Lush, of the Helicopter Noise Coalition and a Sutton resident, said: ???I have repeatedly sent photos of helicopters over the last two years and every ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Pakistan to raise Nato helicopter violation issue

Posted by jhadmin

Pakistan to raise Nato helicopter violation issue
DAWN.com
From DAWN.com
... violation of Nato helicopters. ??? (File Photo) ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister, Rehman Malik said on Wednesday that the issue of Nato helicopter ...


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Sep
29
2010

LaBarge wins $1M helicopter contract

Posted by jhadmin

LaBarge wins $1M helicopter contract
St. Louis Business Journal
From St. Louis Business Journal
LaBarge Inc. said Wednesday it won a $1 million contract from Lord Corp. to produce electronic assemblies for military and civilian helicopters. ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Darpa Moves a Step Closer to Its Flying Humvee

Posted by jhadmin

Darpa Moves a Step Closer to Its Flying Humvee
UberGizmo
From Wired News (blog)
@eightbyte: Some helicopters do have wheels, but little good they'll do if they're not powered. Quite honestly, a pure helicopter cannot meet the ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Salute to Excellence Have You Nominated Yet

Posted by jhadmin

For 50 years, HAI has celebrated the outstanding achievements and exceptional merits of individuals and organizations through the “Salute to Excellence” Awards program. Have you nominated yet for the 2011 Golden Anniversary program? Winners will be recognized at the “Salute to Excellence” Banquet, to be held on Monday, March 7, 2011 during HELI-EXPO 2011 in Orlando, Florida.



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Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
29
2010

1 941 military rotorcraft to be built by 2019

Posted by jhadmin

From DefenceWeb (press release)
In a new study, ???The Market for Light Military Rotorcraft,??? Forecast International projects that 1941 rotorcraft will be built between 2010 and 2019. ...


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Sep
29
2010

Stories with Similar Tags

Posted by jhadmin

From StandardNet
Whirlybird Helicopters landed a yellow helicopter in the middle of Layton High School's football field Tuesday afternoon. Students, school administration ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Stories with Similar Tags

Posted by jhadmin

From StandardNet
Whirlybird Helicopters landed a yellow helicopter in the middle of Layton High School's football field Tuesday afternoon. Students, school administration ...


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Categories: HeliNews Headlines


Sep
29
2010

Parvus receives follow-on contract for US Navy SEAHAWK helicopter program

Posted by jhadmin

From Shephard Group
... R and MH-60S SEAHAWK helicopters. For more than six years, Parvus has supplied rugged VME Ethernet switches in support of the Navy helicopter program. ...


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