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May
02
2016

HELICOPTER MUSEUM PRESENTS ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO SIKORSKY

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May 2, 2016 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) hosted their annual Gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 30. The MASH-themed party, catered by the Desmond Hotel Malvern, featured cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, a raffle, and excitement galore! Hawkeye Pierce and Hot Lips Houlihan impersonators added to the fun with quips from the popular television show, “M*A*S*H,” and photo opportunities.

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May
02
2016

Rockwell Collins on 2016 list of 'America’s Best Large Employers'

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Forbes magazine has once again ranked Rockwell Collins among America’s 500 Best Large Employers of 2016. The company is listed as number 78, an improvement of 18 spots from 2015. Rockwell Collins also is listed as the No. 2 employer in the U.S. Aerospace and Defense industry.

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May
02
2016

India becomes 11th International Customer for LONGBOW LLC’s Apache Radar

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2016 – The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC).

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May
02
2016

Airbus Helicopters hands over first two H145M to Royal Thai Navy

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Donauwörth, With today´s successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M programme on its way to the final acceptance and entry into service in Thailand at the end of 2016. A delegation from the Royal Thai Navy and Airbus Helicopters Germany CEO Wolfgang Schoder participated in the ceremony at Airbus Helicopters´ Donauwörth site.

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May
02
2016

FINMECCANICA: SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING APPROVES THE CHANGE OF THE COMPANY'S NAME AND THE 2015 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

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Rome – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Finmeccanica Spa, which convened today in Rome, has resolved on the followings: Approved the change of the Company’s name, Approved the Company Financial Statement for 2015, Approved Oto Melara S.p.A. and WASS S.p.A. Financial Statements at 31 December 2015, Approved the first section of the Remuneration, Report, Authorized purchase and dispose of treasury shares, Authorized the remuneration of the statutory audit conducted by KPMG S.p.A. and the Statutory Auditors' fees Presented the Sustainability and Innovation Report 2015, Relevant attendance by institutional shareholders, mostly international, representing approx 30% of the share capital

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May
02
2016

First prototype of the multirole Ka-62 helicopter takes to the air

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Moscow - The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28. The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.

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May
02
2016

First Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Sri Lanka signed for by Fairway Holdings

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Fort Worth, TX (May 2, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Fairway Holdings for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. This is the first Bell 505 signed for in Sri Lanka. The aircraft will be used for private travel and tourism across multiple destinations around the island.

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May
02
2016

Helicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in Norway - News & Observer

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UPI.comHelicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in NorwayNews & ObserverA search and rescue vessel patrols off the island of Turoey, near Bergen, Norway, as emergency workers attend on the

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May
02
2016

Boy in dramatic helicopter rescue after getting stuck at 50ft while trying to climb Devon cliff - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.ukBoy in dramatic helicopter rescue after getting stuck at 50ft while trying to climb Devon cliffTelegraph.co.ukA young holidaymaker had to be winched to safety by helicopter after

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May
02
2016

Spidertracks and Alaska eSRS: Committed to the Alaskan Aviation Community

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A new Alaska Flight Service program called Enhanced Special Reporting Service (eSRS) is paving the way for the United States’ first integration between traditional and next-generation Spidertracks flight management systems.

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May
02
2016

Obama on US helicopter crash in bin Laden raid: 'Not an ideal start' - CNN

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CNNObama on US helicopter crash in bin Laden raid: 'Not an ideal start'CNN"Even though we had the best helicopter operators imaginable, despite the fact that they had practiced these landings

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May
02
2016

Who inflated the price of Agusta helicopters? - ABP Live (blog)

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ABP Live (blog)Who inflated the price of Agusta helicopters?ABP Live (blog)Even as former Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi is being quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation

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May
02
2016

AgustaWestland: The helicopter scam that's unsettling India's political class - Quartz

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QuartzAgustaWestland: The helicopter scam that's unsettling India's political classQuartzOn Monday (May 02), Shashindra Pal Tyagi, the former chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), was questioned by

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May
02
2016

CHP Helicopter Rescues Wilderness Guide from Rugged Terrain Near Foresthill - FOX40

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FOX40CHP Helicopter Rescues Wilderness Guide from Rugged Terrain Near ForesthillFOX40The adventure Chris Hammond had in mind when he set out Saturday morning didn't include being strapped to the belly

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May
02
2016

Exclusive: CHC Helicopter VP says there were no emergency transmissions from doomed Super Puma - Energy Voice

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Energy VoiceExclusive: CHC Helicopter VP says there were no emergency transmissions from doomed Super PumaEnergy VoiceA senior official at CHC Helicopter has revealed there were no emergency

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May
02
2016

Miley Cyrus flies out of Brisbane on a helicopter with beau Liam Hemsworth - Daily Mail

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Daily MailMiley Cyrus flies out of Brisbane on a helicopter with beau Liam HemsworthDaily MailShe's known for her interesting fashion choices and on Monday Miley Cyrus showed off yet another daring

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May
02
2016

SAC Museum offers helicopter day - Lincoln Journal Star

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SAC Museum offers helicopter dayLincoln Journal StarOutside, spectators will be able to watch as Midwest Medical Transportation, law enforcement and commercial and private helicopters fly over the

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May
01
2016

Ask Hutch: Why are there helicopters flying about? What's up with the speed limits on 43rd? - Hutchinson News

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Hutchinson NewsAsk Hutch: Why are there helicopters flying about? What's up with the speed limits on 43rd?Hutchinson NewsOn Sunday, my girls and I celebrated the only day of the year where it is

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May
01
2016

Army Resurrects BORES To Solve DVE Problem - DefenseNews.com

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DefenseNews.comArmy Resurrects BORES To Solve DVE ProblemDefenseNews.comTwo years ago the Army was talking about a program called the Brownout Rotorcraft Enhancement System (BORES) as a possible

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May
01
2016

Police deploy 2 helicopters to search for ex-Minister, Anisulowo - Vanguard

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Premium TimesPolice deploy 2 helicopters to search for ex-Minister, AnisulowoVanguardABEOKUTA—Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has deployed two police helicopters for the search of former

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May
01
2016

Helicopters speed up emergency medical care - ReporterNews.com

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ReporterNews.comHelicopters speed up emergency medical careReporterNews.comA woman received medical attention, and Teague then called for transport to the nearest trauma center via helicopter. The

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May
01
2016

Poor weather hampers helicopter crash scene investigation - Timaru Herald

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Timaru HeraldPoor weather hampers helicopter crash scene investigationTimaru HeraldPoor weather is hampering efforts to reach the scene of a fatal helicopter crash near the Lindis Pass. Civil Aviation

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May
01
2016

The rotor of the helicopter that crashed off Bergen, killing all 13 people on board. Picture: AFP / NTB scanpix ... - NEWS.com.au

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NEWS.com.auThe rotor of the helicopter that crashed off Bergen, killing all 13 people on board. Picture: AFP / NTB scanpix ...NEWS.com.auThe Sun reported that the same helicopter had to abort another

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May
01
2016

Helicopter rescue for boy stuck on Devon cliff - BBC News

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BBC NewsHelicopter rescue for boy stuck on Devon cliffBBC NewsDramatic footage has been released of a boy being rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty on a cliff at Combe Martin, Devon.

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May
01
2016

Norway crash helicopter which killed British dad had to return to base TWICE after warning light was triggered - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukNorway crash helicopter which killed British dad had to return to base TWICE after warning light was triggeredMirror.co.ukThe helicopter that crashed in Norway killing 13 people, including

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May
01
2016

Female helicopter pilot held captive in Russia is tipped to become next Ukrainian president as release date nears - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukFemale helicopter pilot held captive in Russia is tipped to become next Ukrainian president as release date nearsMirror.co.ukA helicopter pilot jailed over Kremlin claims that she killed

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May
01
2016

Karem readies optimum-speed tiltrotor for FVL - Flightglobal

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Karem readies optimum-speed tiltrotor for FVLFlightglobalThat Joint MultiRole Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) flight test campaign that runs from 2017 to 2019 is a pioneering effort for Future

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May
01
2016

Helicopter had to return to base twice in days before Norway crash - The Guardian

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The GuardianHelicopter had to return to base twice in days before Norway crashThe GuardianA helicopter that crashed in Norway, killing 13 people including a Briton, had to return to base twice in the

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May
01
2016

Missing mum and daughter found in New Zealand bushland after helicopter spotted word 'HELP' made from sticks - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukMissing mum and daughter found in New Zealand bushland after helicopter spotted word 'HELP' made from sticksMirror.co.ukCarolyn Lloyd, 45, and her daughter Rachel, 22, were rescued from a

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May
01
2016

Nigeria Police dedicate 2 helicopters to rescue kidnapped ex-minister Anisulowo - Premium Times

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Premium TimesNigeria Police dedicate 2 helicopters to rescue kidnapped ex-minister AnisulowoPremium TimesMr. Adejobi, who briefed journalists on the rescue effort, said the helicopters arrived Ogun

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