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Oct
16
2017

FAA: These helicopters have vulnerable fuel systems - 9NEWS.com

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9NEWS.comFAA: These helicopters have vulnerable fuel systems9NEWS.com9Wants to Know series Fueling the Fire --a long-term investigation after the fiery crash of a Flight for Life helicopter in Frisco.

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Oct
16
2017

NTSB Report Released: Midland, MI

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On October 1, 2017, at 1447 eastern daylight time, a Brantly B-2B helicopter, N2284U, was substantially damaged during landing in an open field near Midland, Michigan. The pilot sustained fatal injuries and the passenger sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was registered to Attitude Toys, Inc. and operated by the pilot as a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The flight was not operated on a flight plan. The local flight originated from the same open field shortly before the accident.

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Oct
16
2017

COLUMBUS POLICE DEPARTMENT HELICOPTER UNIT RECOGNIZED FOR 45 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE; 76,000 FLIGHT HOURS IN MDHI-BRAND AIRCRAFT

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Mesa, Ariz., October 14, 2017 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) congratulates the Columbus (Ohio) Police Department (CPD) Helicopter Unit on 45 years of exemplary service.

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Oct
16
2017

Sikorsky Sponsors Second Annual Educational Scholarship through the MedEvac Foundation

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Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 16, 2017 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) is sponsoring its second annual Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship award to the MedEvac Foundation. The $5,000 scholarship was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Oct
16
2017

LEONARDO TO HIGHLIGHT ITS LONG TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH KOREA AND PROMOTE ITS LATEST HELICOPTERS AND DEFENCE ELECTRONICS AT SEOUL ADEX 2017

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Leonardo will once again attend the Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition (Seoul ADEX) - stand B82 in Hall B - from October 17-22. Leonardo is known in Korea as the provider of the world-class AW159 helicopter, currently in service with the Republic of Korea Navy, and has decades of heritage providing the latest helicopters and defence & security electronics, such as radar, into the country. Today, the Republic of Korea’s key civil and military forces conduct operations using a wide range of high technology Leonardo equipment.

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Oct
16
2017

Metro Aviation displays EC145e at Air Medical Transport Conference

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16 OCT 2017 – Fort Worth, TX – Metro Aviation will display West Michigan Air Care’s EC145e at the Air Medical Transport Conference, October 16-18, in Fort Worth, Texas. Air Care joined the Metro family as an operations customer in 2016 and chose the EC145e as their aircraft of choice after flying it temporarily during the transition period with Metro.

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Oct
16
2017

Outerlink IRIS System Receives EASA and Transport Canada STC Approval for S92 With REAL TIME HUMS

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16 Oct 2017 – Fort Worth, TX – Outerlink Global Solutions is proud to announce EASA and Transport Canada STC approval of their fully integrated IRIS voice, video, flight data and broadband satcom system in the Sikorsky S92 helicopter. The IRIS solution includes the REAL TIME HUMS (RTHUMS) data streaming developed in collaboration with Sikorsky and PHI. Initially announced at the Heli Expo in Dallas earlier this year, the RTHUMS capability has finally become a reality due to the increased bandwidth and affordable cost of streaming data over satellite. At about one-tenth of the cost of sending data over existing satellite networks, the IRIS system provides a constant IP satellite connection with global coverage from Australia to Canada, Europe, the Far East and African regions.

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Oct
16
2017

Airbus Helicopters Displays H130 and EC145 at Air Medical Transport Conference

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Fort Worth, TX 16 October 2017 – Airbus Helicopters, the market segment leader in emergency medical services (EMS) rotorcraft, is showcasing the H130 and EC145, member of the H145 family, at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) this week in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Oct
16
2017

Firefighting helicopters to be deployed by Prefectures and Agencies of Tokyo, Shizuoka, Fukushima and Yamaguchi

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Rome, 16 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today that it has significantly grown its market share in the Japanese helicopter market by securing orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in firefighting configuration following highly competitive tenders.

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Oct
16
2017

AW169 helicopter scores first contract success in the US emergency services market

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Rome, 16 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Worth, USA that Travis County, Texas has signed a contract for three AgustaWestland AW169s for its STAR Flight program as the county-based EMS provider upgrades its helicopter fleet to more modern and capable aircraft.

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Oct
16
2017

Helicopter Rotor Blades Ready for Market After Years-Long Effort Pays Off

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SANFORD, FLORIDA – On Sept. 29, Advanced Composite Structures Florida (ACSF) received a long-fought-for Federal Aviation Administration exemption allowing the company to represent foreign military surplus composite main rotor blades as “suitable for installation” on restricted category UH-1 helicopters. The exemption allows ACSF to sell the rotor blades to restricted category operators and requires the company to issue an FAA form 8130-3 for each; it is the first time the agency has granted an exemption on foreign military surplus articles.

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Oct
16
2017

ICTV: Fedora Helicopters in to See Top Recruits - Scout (blog)

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Scout (blog)ICTV: Fedora Helicopters in to See Top RecruitsScout (blog)WENDELL, N.C. --- For the second consecutive Friday, Larry Fedora enlisted a helicopter to see a pair of top Tar Heel targets.

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Oct
16
2017

KCPD Helicopter Unit celebrating 50 years - KSHB

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KSHBKCPD Helicopter Unit celebrating 50 yearsKSHBThey leap over traffic, go where roads don't, and water barriers aren't a problem. They're one of the many reasons there's no running from the law in

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Oct
16
2017

Idaho Falls attorney investigates campaign sign on chopper - Idaho Statesman

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Miami HeraldIdaho Falls attorney investigates campaign sign on chopperIdaho StatesmanThe Post Register reports Doyle Beck, the father of city council candidate Dan Beck, flew his helicopter with a

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Oct
16
2017

Leonardo: Firefighting helicopters to be deployed by Japanese prefectures and agencies - Vertical Magazine (press release)

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Vertical Magazine (press release)Leonardo: Firefighting helicopters to be deployed by Japanese prefectures and agenciesVertical Magazine (press release)Leonardo announced on Oct. 16, 2017, that it has

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Oct
16
2017

Low fuel led to fatal helicopter crash near Fox Creek, Alta., investigation finds - CBC.ca

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CBC.caLow fuel led to fatal helicopter crash near Fox Creek, Alta., investigation findsCBC.caCBC News Posted: Oct 16, 2017 11:55 AM MT Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017 12:26 PM MT. A helicopter that crashed

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Oct
16
2017

Using Digitization to Reach New Heights at Airbus Helicopters - Advanced Manufacturing

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Advanced ManufacturingUsing Digitization to Reach New Heights at Airbus HelicoptersAdvanced ManufacturingAirbus Helicopters in 2014 began a company-wide transformation prioritizing quality and safety,

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Oct
16
2017

Petaluma Man Flying Drone Over Airport Grounds Firefighting Helicopters: Police - Patch.com

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Patch.comPetaluma Man Flying Drone Over Airport Grounds Firefighting Helicopters: PolicePatch.comSONOMA COUNTY, CA — A man allegedly flying a drone Sunday over the Petaluma Municipal Airport caused

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Oct
16
2017

Russian Navy's aviation to get 10 upgraded antisubmarine warfare helicopters a year - TASS

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Russian Navy's aviation to get 10 upgraded antisubmarine warfare helicopters a yearTASSMOSCOW, October 16. /TASS/. The Russian Navy's aviation arm plans to receive 10 modernized Kamov Ka-27M

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Oct
16
2017

Trends and Themes in the Aircraft Market - Advanced Manufacturing

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Trends and Themes in the Aircraft MarketAdvanced ManufacturingFinally, our Rotorcraft line includes several remanufacture programs, such as Boeing's AH-64D/E Block II and III. While these programs

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Oct
16
2017

Police helicopter and lifeboat launched after concern for welfare of man in Exmouth - Devon Live

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Devon LivePolice helicopter and lifeboat launched after concern for welfare of man in ExmouthDevon LiveThe police helicopter and lifeboat crews have been called after concern for the welfare of a man

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Oct
16
2017

Russia eyes new military variants of Mi-38 helicopter - Flightglobal

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Russia eyes new military variants of Mi-38 helicopterFlightglobalRussia may develop medevac and electronic warfare (EW) variants of the Mil Mi-38 helicopter, but has so far ruled out an armed model.

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Oct
16
2017

IAI/ELTA to provide Helicopter SATCOM Network Systems to Key Customer

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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been awarded a significant contract by a key customer for delivering an advanced SATCOM (Satellite Communications) network system. The contract includes several dozens of airborne terminals and ground segments for medium and heavy lift helicopters. This is a follow on contract from the customer, which previously bought SATCOM terminals which were successfully installed and operated onboard attack helicopters. The ELK-1891 SATCOM network will be supplied by 2019, and is the latest technology developed by ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and subsidiary of IAI (IAI/ELTA).

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Oct
16
2017

PRECISION FLIGHT CONTROLS (PFC) AND RYAN AEROSPACE (AUSTRALIA) ACHIEVE FAA APPROVAL / CERTIFICATION FOR BELL 206 / BELL 407 HELICOPTER SIMULATOR

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A joint venture between Precision Flight Controls (PFC) and Ryan Aerospace (Australia) has seen the development of a new, cost-effective helicopter simulator which has just received certification under Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) rules as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). The device is reconfigurable between the Bell 206 and Bell 407 but can also be used as a generic rotary wing training aircraft.

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Oct
16
2017

Truth Data Provides Flight Data Monitoring for Bell 407GX’s

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Fort Worth, Texas – Truth Data announces that it now has proven its capability to read and analyze flight data from the Garmin G1000 Integrated Flight Deck, such as is installed on the Bell 407GX. Truth Data provides flight operations and quality assurance (FOQA) and flight data monitoring (FDM) services for data analytics, post-flight visualization and reporting to both rotorcraft and fixed-wing operators of all sizes.

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Oct
16
2017

TECHNISONIC ANNOUNCES FULL TSO CERTIFICATION OF ITS NEW TDAP-611 AUDIO PANEL

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FORT WORTH TX - At AMTC 2017, Technisonic Industries Ltd., an industry leader in the development, manufacture and support of special-mission airborne communications systems, announces the TSO approval of it’s new TDAP-611 audio panel.

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Oct
16
2017

DONALDSON INLET BARRIER FILTERS: PROTECTING AIR MEDICAL HELICOPTER ENGINES FOR MORE THAN A DECADE

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FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 15, 2017) – Over the course of a decade, the air medical community has equipped its helicopters with more than 1,000 Inlet Barrier Filter Systems (IBFs) from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI).

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Oct
16
2017

WATCH | Man dreams of flying his homemade helicopter - Times LIVE

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Times LIVEWATCH | Man dreams of flying his homemade helicopterTimes LIVEUsing corrugated iron sheets and other scrap metal, 30-year-old Hendrick Chebanga built a police helicopter replica in his

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Oct
16
2017

Cockapoo saved by coastguard helicopter after being swept out to sea - Evening Standard

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Evening StandardCockapoo saved by coastguard helicopter after being swept out to seaEvening StandardA dog was rescued after being spotted by a coastguard helicopter when it was swept out to sea. The

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Oct
16
2017

NTSB: Wind gust to blame for police helicopter crash - CBS46 News Atlanta

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CBS46 News AtlantaNTSB: Wind gust to blame for police helicopter crashCBS46 News AtlantaA new report sheds some light on what caused a police helicopter to crash in Gwinnett County last month. The

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