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Feb
11
2016

FAA Updates DC-Area Unmanned Aircraft Procedures

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is updating its conditions today for flying unmanned aircraft in the area between 15 and 30 miles from Washington, D.C. to clarify differences for various types of unmanned aircraft. As of 12:01 a.m. EST, Wednesday, February 10, the operating procedures will allow model aircraft, commercial and public users to operate in the outer ring of the Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) under specific conditions.

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Feb
11
2016

FIRST AGUSTAWESTLAND AW169 FOR THE UK MARKET LANDS AT ITS BASE

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Finmeccanica, through its Helicopter Division, handed over to Specialist Aviation Services its first AgustaWestland AW169 new generation intermediate class helicopter. The helicopter is also the first to be delivered to a UK customer and will enter service with Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance following installation of an advanced medical interior by Specialist Aviation Services.

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Feb
11
2016

Bell Helicopter cuts 200 jobs at Quebec plant amid market challenges - Toronto Star

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Toronto StarBell Helicopter cuts 200 jobs at Quebec plant amid market challengesToronto StarMONTREAL—Bell Helicopter is laying off an additional 200 employees at its Mirabel, Que., assembly plant

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Feb
11
2016

Helicopter Used to Battle Remote Brush Fire on Wailau Trail, Molokaʻi - Maui Now

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Maui NowHelicopter Used to Battle Remote Brush Fire on Wailau Trail, MolokaʻiMaui NowFire officials say the department's Air-1 helicopter was used to fight the fire, which was located in an area of

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Feb
11
2016

Harco, Semco Merger a Success

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In 2014 HARCO and Semco, two leading companies in the aerospace industry, joined forces and integrated their businesses with the intention of becoming the pre-eminent solutions provider for sensors and cable harnesses.

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Feb
11
2016

Air Methods to Report Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Thursday, February 25,... - CNNMoney

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Air Methods to Report Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Thursday, February 25,...CNNMoneyThe United Rotorcraft Division specializes in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace

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Feb
11
2016

GAMA: 2015 Business Jet Shipments Flat - Monitor Daily

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Monitor DailyGAMA: 2015 Business Jet Shipments FlatMonitor DailyWorldwide rotorcraft shipments fell 4.4%, from 998 units in 2014 to 954 units in 2015, while billings dipped 21.9%, from $4.9 billion to

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Feb
11
2016

Eye-tracking used to improve helicopter safety - Electronics Weekly

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Electronics WeeklyEye-tracking used to improve helicopter safetyElectronics Weekly“We are using techniques to understand more about how pilots monitor cockpit instruments during flight,” said Gretchen

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Feb
11
2016

Brits rescued from Atlantic on pedalo as helicopter dramatically pulls adventurers from the ocean - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukBrits rescued from Atlantic on pedalo as helicopter dramatically pulls adventurers from the oceanMirror.co.ukTwo British fundraisers who launched a bid to travel across the Atlantic in a

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Feb
11
2016

3 Missing in Greek Helicopter Crash - ABC News

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Deutsche Welle3 Missing in Greek Helicopter CrashABC NewsAuthorities in Greece say three navy personnel are missing after a helicopter crash in the eastern Aegean Sea. Adm Evangelos Apostolakis, chief

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Feb
11
2016

State police helicopter to stay at least 1 year - Standard Speaker

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State police helicopter to stay at least 1 yearStandard SpeakerThe helicopter has been stationed at Hazleton Regional Airport for at least four decades. The hangar lease for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

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Feb
11
2016

Airbus Helicopters selects Thales and Helisim for flight simulator - evertiq.com

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evertiq.comAirbus Helicopters selects Thales and Helisim for flight simulatorevertiq.comAirbus Helicopters has partnered with Thales and Helisim to develop and deploy the full flight simulator (FFS)

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Feb
11
2016

Record busy summer for Northland rescue helicopters - Auckland stuff.co.nz

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Auckland stuff.co.nzRecord busy summer for Northland rescue helicoptersAuckland stuff.co.nzNorthland holidaymakers were perhaps a little too adventurous this summer period, sending callout numbers for

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Feb
11
2016

Greek Navy Helicopter Crashes In the Aegean Sea - Greek Reporter

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Greek ReporterGreek Navy Helicopter Crashes In the Aegean SeaGreek Reporterhelicopter A helicopter of the Greek Navy has crashed in the Aegean sea in Greece. A rescue operation is now underway trying

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Feb
10
2016

Wilkin Valley helicopter search underway - The Southland Times

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The Southland TimesWilkin Valley helicopter search underwayThe Southland TimesA search operation is underway in the Wilkin Valley, near Wanaka, after a locator beacon was activated. Rescue

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Feb
10
2016

Vidant helicopter's close call with a drone is catching pilot's attention - WNCT

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WNCTVidant helicopter's close call with a drone is catching pilot's attentionWNCTGREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Pilot's concerns over drones in their airspace is increasing after a drone flew close to

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Feb
10
2016

PHOTO: OPD helicopter captures giant promposal in west Omaha park - KMTV

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KMTVPHOTO: OPD helicopter captures giant promposal in west Omaha parkKMTVMillard North student Connor Jolley told us he and three friends spent 4.5 hours creating the giant message in the snow last

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Feb
10
2016

United Technologies to present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

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FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A webcast of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) President and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Hayes speaking at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference is scheduled for 11:35 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The presentation will be broadcast live on the Internet at www.utc.com and will be archived on the website afterward.

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Feb
10
2016

CURTISS-WRIGHT DECLARES DIVIDEND OF $0.13 PER SHARE FOR COMMON STOCK

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share on Curtiss-Wright Common Stock, payable April 15, 2016 to stockholders of record April 1, 2016.

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Feb
10
2016

Liberty Aviation To Add Frasca FTDs

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The Liberty University School of Aeronautics, located in Lynchburg, Va., has placed an order for two Frasca Flight Training Devices (FTDs) to simulate the Piper Seminole and Cessna 172 aircraft. The two Level 5 FTDs will include Frasca's TruVision™ Global visual system with their new laser-hybrid projectors, a UPS and Alpha Systems angle of attack. Liberty is a repeat customer, and with the addition of these two simulators, Liberty will have five FRASCA FTDS in their fleet.

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Tags: Cessna 172 frasca Frasca Flight Training Device Frasca's TruVision Piper Seminole The Liberty University School of Aeronautics
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Feb
10
2016

Spectrum Aeromed Announces Promotion and New Hire in German Office

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(Fargo, N.D.- FEBRUARY 10, 2016) Spectrum Aeromed announced this week Thomas Redder was promoted to Vice President of International Sales and Anne Ehlenberger was hired as an account representative for office in Germany.

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Feb
10
2016

Finmeccanica: First AgustaWestland AW169 for the UK market lands at its base

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Rome, 10th February 2016 – Finmeccanica, through its Helicopter Division, handed over to Specialist Aviation Services its first AgustaWestland AW169 new generation intermediate class helicopter. The helicopter is also the first to be delivered to a UK customer and will enter service with Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance following installation of an advanced medical interior by Specialist Aviation Services.

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Tags: AgustaWestland AW169 Finmeccanica Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance
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Feb
10
2016

Bizjet Deliveries Inch Up, but GAMA Billings Dampened Last Year - Aviation International News

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Aviation International NewsBizjet Deliveries Inch Up, but GAMA Billings Dampened Last YearAviation International NewsGAMA released its year-end industry results and outlook for 2016 today in

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Feb
10
2016

A win, a helicopter and lots of collaboration led to today's Denver Post front page - Poynter.org

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Poynter.orgA win, a helicopter and lots of collaboration led to today's Denver Post front pagePoynter.orgLinda Shapley has waited about 10 years for the chance to see a front page like the one The

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Feb
10
2016

REBTECH Performs First Civil Kamov KA- 32 NVG Modification

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Bedford, TX -- Texas-based night vision lighting specialist, REBTECH has announced the recent approval by the Korean Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) for a night vision modification to a civil operated Russian made KA-32 helicopter. REBTECH designed, engineered, and installed the NVG capability for the cockpit, cabin, and external lighting systems on the aircraft operated in South Korea by Dae Jin Air. The new NVG capable KA-32 will perform night fire suppression operations with improved safety and mission readiness around the country. REBTECH has also established a logistical spares hub, GLOMEX Military Supplies, for repair and service of the NVG lighting components and instruments in Prague, Czech Republic, to support these and future KA-32 helicopters that are likely to receive night vision modifications in South Korea by REBTECH.

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Tags: Dae Jin Air GLOMEX Military Supplies KA-32 KOCA Korean Office of Civil Aviation Night Vision NVG Rebtech
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Feb
10
2016

IHST Will Offer Worldwide Summit of Safety Experts at Heli-Expo 2016

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Global members of the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) will gather at Heli-Expo next month for a worldwide summit focused on civil helicopter safety and to share knowledge and advice about reducing accidents.

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Feb
10
2016

India, Russia restart talks on FGFA project, production of Kamov helicopters in India - International Business Times, India Edition

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International Business Times, India EditionIndia, Russia restart talks on FGFA project, production of Kamov helicopters in IndiaInternational Business Times, India EditionThe Russian side will also be

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Feb
10
2016

Chopper shop: Indian welder crafts makeshift helicopter using car parts (VIDEO) - RT

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RTChopper shop: Indian welder crafts makeshift helicopter using car parts (VIDEO)RTBut the 40-year-old welder has turned his skills towards fashioning a two-person helicopter, powered by the diesel

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Feb
10
2016

Helicopter, dogs searching for missing 3-year-old near Ironton, Mo. - STLtoday.com

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STLtoday.comHelicopter, dogs searching for missing 3-year-old near Ironton, Mo.STLtoday.comPolice near Ironton, Mo., were searching a wooded area Wednesday morning for a 3-year-old boy whose family

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Feb
10
2016

Helicopters: The Eye-in-the-Sky for Glacier Research - GlacierHub

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GlacierHubHelicopters: The Eye-in-the-Sky for Glacier ResearchGlacierHubTo measure this, scientists can take advantage of advanced tools involving helicopters and radar, according to a recent study

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