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Jul
26
2016

The next presidential helicopter is coming - Business Insider

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Business InsiderThe next presidential helicopter is comingBusiness InsiderSince 1953, Sikorsky's helicopters have served every US commander-in-chief since President Dwight D. Eisenhower and that

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Jul
26
2016

NTSB Report Released: Las Vegas, NV

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The flight instructor reported that during a helicopter "discovery flight" he was providing instruction to an airplane rated private pilot. The flight instructor further reported that prior to takeoff he told the pilot receiving instruction, "I am going to do the takeoff, and you can feel the controls." As soon as the helicopter entered a hover after takeoff, the pilot receiving instruction "put in strong left input" with the cyclic and would not stop after repeated instruction to let go of the flight controls. Subsequently, the helicopter's left main skid touched down and the helicopter rolled over and came to rest on its left side.

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Jul
26
2016

NTSB Report Released: Chireno, TX

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The student helicopter pilot reported that during a local flight he diverted his attention to the navigational equipment and removed his hand from the cyclic. He reported that he lost control of the helicopter and believed the helicopter became inverted. He further reported that he presumed that he had damaged the rotor system and elected to make a precautionary landing by entering an autorotation. During the landing, the left helicopter skid touched down on uneven terrain and the helicopter rolled over, which resulted in substantial damage to the tail boom.

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Jul
26
2016

LEONARDO: VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA VISITS HELICOPTER ASSEMBLY LINES IN VERGIATE

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The Vice President of the Republic of Panama, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, visited Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s factory in Vergiate (Varese) today, home to the company’s main helicopter final assembly lines. The Vice President of Panama and a senior accompanying delegation had the opportunity to view the industrial capabilities and modern range of products that make Leonardo a leader in the global helicopter market. During the visit an AgustaWestland GrandNew helicopter, which will be used in Panama for emergency medical services, was presented to the Vice President.

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Jul
26
2016

Why Helicopter Money And Unconventional Monetary Policies Won't ... - Forbes

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ForbesWhy Helicopter Money And Unconventional Monetary Policies Won't ...ForbesThe equity markets continue to flirt with record highs. Yet the yields on fixed income instruments are at or near

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Jul
26
2016

Southold Talks Legal Action After FAA's 'Ham-Fisted' Helicopter Route Extension - Patch.com

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Patch.comSouthold Talks Legal Action After FAA's 'Ham-Fisted' Helicopter Route ExtensionPatch.comSOUTHOLD, NY — After the Federal Aviation Administration ruled Monday to extend the north shore

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Jul
26
2016

CHP Helicopter Rescues 3 Hikers Near Bolinas - CBS Local

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CBS LocalCHP Helicopter Rescues 3 Hikers Near BolinasCBS LocalBOLINAS (CBS SF) – A California Highway Patrol helicopter rescued three hikers in the Marin National Seashore when they became trapped by

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Jul
26
2016

Breighton Aerodrome helicopter crash victim dies, AAIB confirms - BBC News

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BBC NewsBreighton Aerodrome helicopter crash victim dies, AAIB confirmsBBC NewsOne of five men injured in a helicopter crash in an East Yorkshire airfield has died, the Air Accidents Investigation

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Jul
26
2016

Forget Helicopter Money, Helicopter Coupons May Work, OECD ... - Bloomberg

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BloombergForget Helicopter Money, Helicopter Coupons May Work, OECD ...BloombergFree cash from the skies won't boost growth but free shopping vouchers might, said Organisation for Economic Cooperation

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Jul
26
2016

Witness to helicopter crash reports abrupt rotor tilt | Local News ... - WLKY Louisville

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Witness to helicopter crash reports abrupt rotor tilt | Local News ...WLKY LouisvilleA Tennessee Valley Authority lineman who witnessed a fatal helicopter crash in western Kentucky this month has told

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Jul
26
2016

BLR Now Accepting Pre-Certification Orders for New H125 FastFin System

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EVERETT, July 26, 2016 – BLR Aerospace is accepting pre-certification orders now to secure production slots for its FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for the H125 helicopter, the company announced today.

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Jul
26
2016

Bride and Groom Hold Up Traffic to Board Helicopter on Busy Road - NDTV

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NDTVBride and Groom Hold Up Traffic to Board Helicopter on Busy RoadNDTVThink the rich kids on Instagram and Snapchat are annoying? Meet the Chinese couple that brought traffic to a standstill when

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Jul
26
2016

Army Helicopters Crash Down In Chikomba - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

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ZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsArmy Helicopters Crash Down In ChikombaZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsThere was drama in Chikomba district at Nharira township when the army helicopters carrying the late hero Charles

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Jul
26
2016

DEUTSCHE BANK: Here's how helicopter money could send stocks flying - Business Insider UK

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Business Insider UKDEUTSCHE BANK: Here's how helicopter money could send stocks flyingBusiness Insider UKThe introduction of helicopter money — directly dropping cash into the economy — in Europe

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Jul
26
2016

North Otago helicopter company founder dies - Stuff.co.nz

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Stuff.co.nzNorth Otago helicopter company founder diesStuff.co.nzEmployees of a North Otago helicopter company have been left "stunned" by the death of the founder following a struggle with cancer.

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Jul
25
2016

Helicopter called to scene of West Point wreck - Cullman Times Online

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Cullman Times OnlineHelicopter called to scene of West Point wreckCullman Times OnlineA helicopter was called to the scene to transport at least one injured person, troopers confirmed. The accident

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Jul
25
2016

Durango woman rescued by helicopter from Engineer Mountain - The Durango Herald

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The Durango HeraldDurango woman rescued by helicopter from Engineer MountainThe Durango HeraldEmergency workers were notified about noon of the situation, and they had a helicopter in the air about

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Jul
25
2016

UPDATED: NTSB Report on Hastings, MN Released

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The pilot reported that he was conducting aerial agricultural operations in a helicopter and that he landed on the bed of the service truck to reload with insecticide and fuel. The pilot further reported that he began to lift off and during the transition to forward flight he pitched the helicopter forward to gain airspeed, but helicopter continued to descend. The pilot reported that he "never gained lift from the ground effect" and subsequently impacted the terrain.

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Jul
25
2016

Witness to helicopter crash reports abrupt rotor tilt - WTVQ

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WTVQWitness to helicopter crash reports abrupt rotor tiltWTVQHICKORY, Ky. (AP) – A Tennessee Valley Authority lineman who witnessed a fatal helicopter crash in western Kentucky this month has told

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Jul
25
2016

CalFire helicopters are back in the air - KIONrightnow.com

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KIONrightnow.comCalFire helicopters are back in the airKIONrightnow.comUPDATE 7/25/2016 2:12 PM: CalFire air attack helicopters are back in the air after being grounded by poor visibility Monday

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Jul
25
2016

I&M helicopter to trim trees - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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I&M helicopter to trim treesFort Wayne Journal GazetteIndiana Michigan Power will be trimming trees around transmission power lines with a helicopter saw this week, a statement from the company said.

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Jul
25
2016

Saudi helicopter crashes; five guards killed - gulfnews.com

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The NationSaudi helicopter crashes; five guards killedgulfnews.comOn Monday evening, the coalition said two Saudi officers were killed when their Apache helicopter crashed in Yemen because of bad

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Jul
25
2016

Newlywed couple holds up traffic as wedding helicopter lands in middle of busy street - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukNewlywed couple holds up traffic as wedding helicopter lands in middle of busy streetMirror.co.ukThis newlywed couple have caused outrage after they caused huge traffic jamsby landing a

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Jul
25
2016

ADAC UPGRADES TWO AIRCRAFT TO BK117-850D2

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ADAC Luftrettung the largest emergency medical helicopter operator in Germany, has upgraded two of their BK117-B2 aircraft with the enhanced LTS101-850B-2 engines, making the aircraft Cat A / Class 1 compliant at Maximum All Up Weight (MAUW). After completion of the STC and installation of the -850 engines the model is marketed as the BK117-850D2. Airwork, a global aviation provider based in New Zealand, developed and owns the STC. The BK117-850D2 is approved by FAA, EASA, TC and NZCAA.

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Jul
25
2016

US Presidential Helo Moves to Production Phase - DefenseNews.com

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PR Newswire (press release)US Presidential Helo Moves to Production PhaseDefenseNews.comWASHINGTON – The VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program successfully passed a major Pentagon test,

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Jul
25
2016

Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Achieves Milestone

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STRATFORD, CT – July 25, 2016 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review (CDR), signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

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Jul
25
2016

Revolutionary Composite Main Rotor Blade Program Passes Initial Flight Test Milestone

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) and Helicopter Transport Services (HTS) are pleased to announce the first flight of its advanced composite main rotor blades for the S-64 Aircrane and CH-54 Skycrane.

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Jul
25
2016

AgustaWestland AW139's outstanding hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities showed during recent trials in Pakistan

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that the AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter showed outstanding hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities during recent trials in Pakistan, reached on a ferry flight from Italy. The trials were conducted in the central desert area of Multan, where temperatures touched 49 °C with the helicopter still being able to take-off at its MTOW, and in the northern areas of the Karakoram Range where the helicopter demonstrated its operational capabilities in hot and high environments.

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Jul
25
2016

Official: Kabul needs Russian-made combat helicopters to counter terrorists - TASS

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Defenseworld.netOfficial: Kabul needs Russian-made combat helicopters to counter terroristsTASSMOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. Afghanistan interested in buying Russian-made Mi-35 combat helicopters to combat

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Jul
25
2016

UPDATED: NTSB Report Released: McAllen, TX

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The helicopter pilot reported that during the engine run-up sequence while on a movable helicopter pad attached to a tug, he noticed that the right rear door was not secure. The pilot unhooked his shoulder harness to reach back to secure the door. While attempting to reach the door, the pilot reported that he inadvertently applied right tail rotor pedal, which caused the helicopter to spin to the right multiple times. During the rotation the helicopter departed the movable pad, impacted the tug, and came to rest in an upright position on the ground. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the vertical stabilizer.

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