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Aug
26
2016

Heli Service International receives first AW169 for the European offshore market

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Emden, – Right on time for the start of the world’s largest offshore wind energy project, Siemens »Gemini«, Heli Service International received the first Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW169. The midsized twin-engine helicopter of the 4.8- ton class is the first of its kind, specifically designed for demanding offshore applications.

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Aug
26
2016

MD HELICOPTERS ANNOUNCES FINAL DELIVERY OF ALL ENHANCED MD 530F CAYUSE WARRIOR LIGHT SCOUT ATTACK HELICOPTERS TO THE AFGHAN AIR FORCE

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Mesa, Ariz.,– MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the delivery of three (3) additional MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light scout attack helicopters to Hamid Karzai International Airport. With this delivery MD Helicopters has fulfilled – in less than 10 months – all requirements of an October 2015 contract awarded by the U.S. Department of the Army Non-Standard Rotary Wing Program Office for (12) additional aircraft. The total number of armed MD 530F Cayuse Warriors now in service with the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is 27.

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Aug
26
2016

Guimbal Cabris Continue their Migration to the USA

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Midwest Helicopter Academy has taken delivery of another Guimbal Helicopteres Cabri G2 bringing their Cabri fleet to 3 in the USA to support their demand within the 141 Flight School.

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Aug
25
2016

Vietnam era helicopter dedicated in Gowanda - WGRZ.com

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WGRZ.comVietnam era helicopter dedicated in GowandaWGRZ.comSeveral members of the C-company 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion were on hand in Gowanda. They came to unveil a brand new plaque honoring

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Aug
25
2016

Sunnyvale bunny wins General Mills contest - The Mercury News

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Sunnyvale bunny wins General Mills contestThe Mercury NewsBarbely, who is a NASA employee at Ames Research Center and specializes in rotorcraft aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, describes herself as a

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Aug
25
2016

Wildfire west of Junction City forces closure of High Pass Road - KVAL

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KVALWildfire west of Junction City forces closure of High Pass RoadKVALJUNCTION CITY, Ore. - Helicopters and bulldozer crews responded to a wildfire burning near Junction City. The fire is burning in

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Aug
25
2016

HEICO's (HEI) CEO Larry Mendelson on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

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HEICO's (HEI) CEO Larry Mendelson on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGood morning. My name is Melissa and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to

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Aug
25
2016

Blame traded over helicopter crash - Otago Daily Times

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Otago Daily TimesBlame traded over helicopter crashOtago Daily TimesThe Robinson Helicopter Company, however, is blaming pilot error, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says it does not plan

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Aug
25
2016

Pentagon 'mass casualty' drill involves helicopter crash simulation in training exercises - WJLA

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WJLAPentagon 'mass casualty' drill involves helicopter crash simulation in training exercisesWJLA(ABC7) — A "mass casualty" drill was held at the Pentagon on Thursday and the training exercises

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Aug
25
2016

Bell Helicopter to Feature a Trio of Aircraft at LABACE 2016

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Fort Worth, Texas (August 25, 2016) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its joint participation with sister company Textron Aviation at the 13th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) held August 30 through September 1 at Aeroporto de Congonhas at São Paulo, Brazil.

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Aug
25
2016

Argentina certifies simulators at Helicopter Flight Training Center

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25 AUG 2016 - Shreveport, Louisiana – The Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil (ANAC) Argentina has certified three simulators at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) in Shreveport, Louisiana. Two inspectors recently spent time at the HFTC and certified the EC135 Level D full motion simulator, AS350 Level 7 flight training device and BH407 Level 7 flight training device for Argentinian pilots.

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Aug
25
2016

Associated Aircraft Group Donates Helicopter Flights to Patient AirLift Services (PALS)

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APPINGERS FALLS, NY – Sikorsky announced today that its Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) has partnered with Patient AirLift Services (PALS), a nonprofit organization that arranges for free volunteer aircraft flights for needy medical patients including military veterans throughout the Northeast. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Aug
25
2016

NTSB Report Released: Modesto, CA

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The helicopter pilot reported that after a lengthy search and rescue mission he was headed back to the airport when the low fuel light illuminated, which meant there was about 10 minutes of fuel remaining. The pilot further reported that during the approach to land he made a right turn to final and the engine "flamed out". Subsequently, the pilot performed an emergency autorotation which resulted in abnormal ground contact and main rotor contact with the tail boom.

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Aug
25
2016

NTSB Report Released: Cokeville, WY

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On August 23, 2016, about 0745 mountain daylight time, a Hiller UH-12D helicopter, N97TH, impacted terrain near Cokeville, Wyoming. The commercial rated pilot received minor injuries and the helicopter was substantially damaged during the accident. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Wyoming Helicopters, Inc., Boulder, Wyoming, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an agricultural flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time.

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Aug
25
2016

USAIG Launches Safety Program for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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New York, NY (August 25, 2016)…USAIG proudly introduces Performance Vector Unmanned, created specifically for policyholders who insure unmanned aircraft systems. It serves to keep safety at the forefront, which is especially critical considering that UAS outnumber registered manned aircraft.

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Aug
25
2016

FAA Warms To Easier SE-IFR Helo Certification - Aviation International News

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FAA Warms To Easier SE-IFR Helo CertificationAviation International NewsLed by the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA), American Helicopter Society International (AHS), General Aviation

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Aug
25
2016

FAA Warms To Easier SE-IFR Helo Certification - Aviation International News

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FAA Warms To Easier SE-IFR Helo CertificationAviation International NewsLed by the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA), American Helicopter Society International (AHS), General Aviation

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Aug
25
2016

Boy rescued by helicopter from Appalachian Trail near Greenville - Press Herald

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Press HeraldBoy rescued by helicopter from Appalachian Trail near GreenvillePress HeraldGREENVILLE — A 14-year-old boy hiking the Appalachian Trail toward Mount Katahdin is recovering after Maine game

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Aug
25
2016

Afghan air force receives 4 more helicopters - DVIDS (press release)

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Khaama PressAfghan air force receives 4 more helicoptersDVIDS (press release)Like the previous shipment of five MD-530s in July, 2016, these newest helicopters arrive with the capability to fire

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Aug
25
2016

Low-Flying Helicopters Have Boston Buzzing - CBS Local

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CBS LocalLow-Flying Helicopters Have Boston BuzzingCBS LocalAuthorities say there's no reason to be alarmed. According to Boston police, it's part of a planned Department of Defense exercise that will

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Aug
25
2016

Huntsville company secures huge Army helicopter contract - Birmingham Business Journal

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Birmingham Business JournalHuntsville company secures huge Army helicopter contractBirmingham Business JournalHuntsville's Advanced Turbine Engine Company, or ATEC, has been selected for preliminary

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Aug
25
2016

Penzance heliport plans could mean return of helicopter service between mainland and Scilly Isles - ITV News

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ITV NewsPenzance heliport plans could mean return of helicopter service between mainland and Scilly IslesITV NewsNew plans to reinstate a helicopter service between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly

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Aug
25
2016

Helicopters could fly between Cornwall and Scilly again after multi-million pound investment - Plymouth Herald

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Plymouth HeraldHelicopters could fly between Cornwall and Scilly again after multi-million pound investmentPlymouth HeraldHelicopters could return to the skies to connect Cornwall and the Isles of

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Aug
25
2016

Isles of Scilly helicopter service to fly from Penzance after Robert Dorrien-Smith's investment - The Cornishman

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ITV NewsIsles of Scilly helicopter service to fly from Penzance after Robert Dorrien-Smith's investmentThe CornishmanHelicopters could return to the skies to connect Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

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Aug
24
2016

Pilot escapes safely after landing helicopter in Ashland Reservoir ... - My Fox Boston

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WCVB BostonPilot escapes safely after landing helicopter in Ashland Reservoir ...My Fox BostonASHLAND, Mass. - A Hopkinton man is thankful to be alive after crash landing his ultralight helicopter

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Aug
24
2016

Investigation finds no clear reason for helicopter crash, families call for ban - Stuff.co.nz

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Stuff.co.nzInvestigation finds no clear reason for helicopter crash, families call for banStuff.co.nzThese pockets of turbulence, when combined with a relatively high flight speed and a pilot's

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Aug
24
2016

Prison ordered for man who flashed laser at medical helicopter in Boardman - WFMJ

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WFMJPrison ordered for man who flashed laser at medical helicopter in BoardmanWFMJA Boardman man who originally avoided being locked up for flashing a laser light at a medical helicopter landing at a

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Aug
24
2016

9 NC carbon monoxide victims flown in 8 helicopters to Duke Hospital - WNCN

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WNCN9 NC carbon monoxide victims flown in 8 helicopters to Duke HospitalWNCNNine of them were transported in eight helicopters to Duke Medical Center for specialized treatment. Of the 15, five were

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Aug
24
2016

Nightly Helicopters Flying Low Along Waterfront and Downtown Boston [Video] - NorthEndWaterfront.com

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NorthEndWaterfront.comNightly Helicopters Flying Low Along Waterfront and Downtown Boston [Video]NorthEndWaterfront.comThe four “dark” helicopters are using a flying pattern that appears to be from

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Aug
24
2016

Pilot forced to crash land helicopter into Ashland Reservoir | Local ... - WCVB Boston

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WCVB BostonPilot forced to crash land helicopter into Ashland Reservoir | Local ...WCVB BostonAn ultralight helicopter crashes into the Ashland Reservoir Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.Pilot

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