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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

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
24
2016

Parents — Ground Your Helicopters! - InsideSources

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InsideSourcesParents — Ground Your Helicopters!InsideSourcesThe helicopter reference, in case you didn't recognize it, comes from the term “helicopter parent.” According to Parents magazine, that term

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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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Aug
24
2016

Alternate Harley Quinn & Joker Helicopter Scene Image From Suicide Squad - Cosmic Book News - Comics

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Cosmic Book News - ComicsAlternate Harley Quinn & Joker Helicopter Scene Image From Suicide SquadCosmic Book News - ComicsAn image featuring Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jared Leto as Joker from

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Aug
24
2016

BPD remains tight lipped about helicopter exercise with defense department - My Fox Boston

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BPD remains tight lipped about helicopter exercise with defense departmentMy Fox BostonBOSTON - For several days this week, people in Boston and the surrounding area have heard large helicopters

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Aug
24
2016

UP Polls: BJP looking to hire 12 helicopters, followed by SP at 6 and ... - Economic Times

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Economic TimesUP Polls: BJP looking to hire 12 helicopters, followed by SP at 6 and ...Economic TimesWith the demand for helicopters soaring, rentals are expected to be about 15% higher than during

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Aug
24
2016

Alternative Means Of Rotorcraft Compliance Welcomed - Aviation Week

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Alternative Means Of Rotorcraft Compliance WelcomedAviation WeekYou must be a paid subscriber to access "Alternative Means Of Rotorcraft Compliance Welcomed". Current Aviation Week Intelligence

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Aug
24
2016

US Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years -- But Lacks The Money To Prepare - Forbes

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ForbesUS Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years -- But Lacks The Money To PrepareForbesIts $3.6 billion budget request for helicopter procurement, about eight hours worth of federal spending at

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Aug
24
2016

Burning Man Attendees Can Charter a Helicopter to Arrive in Style - Travel+Leisure

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Travel+LeisureBurning Man Attendees Can Charter a Helicopter to Arrive in StyleTravel+LeisureTravelers heading to this year's Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert can get there in style

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Aug
24
2016

GREENWICH AEROGROUP SELLS AERO PRECISION INDUSTRIES

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WICHITA, Kan., – Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc. announced today that it has sold Aero Precision Industries LLC, DAC International, Inc. and NASAM, Incorporated to a fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC. Operated as a single business unit, these three companies are distributors and providers of military and commercial aerospace components and related services to a diverse global customer base. The transaction was completed on August 10, 2016.

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Aug
24
2016

India: Delivery of 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan Faces Delay ... - The Diplomat

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The DiplomatIndia: Delivery of 4th Combat Helicopter to Afghanistan Faces Delay ...The DiplomatIndia has yet to hand over the last of four Mi-25 (Mi-24D) helicopter gunships to the Afghan Air Force

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Aug
24
2016

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

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Huntsville, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army’s fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters.

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Aug
24
2016

Airbus Helicopters delivers the first H175 to be operated in the Americas

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Mexico City - The new 7-ton class helicopter has now arrived in Mexico, where it has joined the fleet of Transportes Aéreos Pegaso, a company specialized in air transport services for the energy industry in the Gulf of Mexico. This makes Transportes Aéreos Pegaso the first company to operate this new helicopter on the American continent. A second H175 will be delivered in 2017. The new aircraft will not only be providing transport services for the Oil industry but also supporting seismic exploration activities in the Mexican waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Aug
24
2016

Industry welcomes FAA response to call for alternate means of ... - AviationPros.com

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Industry welcomes FAA response to call for alternate means of ...AviationPros.comThe recommendations came after 18 months of collaboration among aircraft and avionics manufacturers, operators, and

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