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Oct
01
2016

Officials release report on helicopter accident in Ajo - Tucson News Now

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Officials release report on helicopter accident in AjoTucson News NowThe pilot of a skid equipped helicopter reported that after landing on a volcanic rock hill top, the pilot exited the running

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Sep
30
2016

Why America Really Needs ITEP Engines - Breaking Defense

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Breaking DefenseWhy America Really Needs ITEP EnginesBreaking DefenseThe joint Department of Defense FVL program is an ambitious plan to replace all of the current US military rotorcraft over the next

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Sep
30
2016

Northrop Grumman to Build Additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts to meet US Navy’s need for Persistent ISR

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SAN DIEGO –Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR).

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Sep
30
2016

Sikorsky Delivers Alaska’s First S-92® Search and Rescue Helicopter

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COATESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) today announced that North Slope Borough (NSB), Alaska, received its first S-92® helicopter dedicated to search and rescue. Acceptance of the aircraft occurred in a ceremony at Sikorsky’s commercial helicopter center here.

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Sep
30
2016

Airbus Helicopters delivers first AS565 MBe Panther to the Mexican Navy

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The Mexican Navy yesterday took delivery of the first of the ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters it purchased in 2014, becoming the first customer in the world to receive the new version of this multi-role, medium-class military rotorcraft. The Navy will receive three other units before the end of the year and the remaining six by early 2018.

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Sep
30
2016

Alaska residents continue to rely on Chugach Electric, and Chugach relies on Erickson for Helicopter Support

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PORTLAND, Ore., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, has a long-term helicopter support contract with Chugach Electric Association (CEA), which has been extended for two additional years as permitted in the original contract award. The extension will retain Erickson through December 31, 2018. The assigned mission will be to fly essential crew and contractors into remote locations, conduct powerline patrols, mountaintop microwave repeater servicing, and emergency earthquake inspections of substations, dams and transmission lines. Selection criteria for the contract extension included safety, past performance, customer service, crew expertise and pricing.

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Sep
30
2016

Tier 1 Engineering Accomplishes Historic Battery-Powered Full-Size Helicopter Flight At Los Alamitos Army Airfield - PR Newswire (press release)

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Tier 1 Engineering Accomplishes Historic Battery-Powered Full-Size Helicopter Flight At Los Alamitos Army AirfieldPR Newswire (press release)COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tier 1

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Sep
30
2016

War Photographer Honored Fallen Soldiers By Naming Helicopter Halos - Washington Free Beacon

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Washington Free BeaconWar Photographer Honored Fallen Soldiers By Naming Helicopter HalosWashington Free BeaconYon was responsible for naming the phenomenon that occurs when the rotors of a helicopter

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Sep
30
2016

Safe Flight Instrument Corporation Receives a Safety Award from the Eastern Region Helicopter Council (ERHC) for its Powerline Detection System

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White Plains, New York — Safe Flight Instrument Corporation of White Plains, NY received the Safety Award from the Eastern Region Helicopter Council (ERHC) for its Powerline Detection System for helicopters. The award is in recognition of Safe Flight’s innovative life-saving products and for its 70-year commitment to making flying safer.

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Sep
30
2016

Lee Johnston named Regional Aviation Manager

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30 SEP 2016 - Shreveport, Louisiana – Metro Aviation announced Lee Johnston as the new Regional Aviation Manager for the Midwest region. Lee has been an EMS Pilot since 2001, joining Metro Aviation in 2011 as a lead pilot and then site manager for MedFlight of Ohio. He has over 4,200 hours of flight experience, holds an FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

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Sep
30
2016

Guardian Avionics Awarded First FAA NORSEE Approval for Installation of iPad / iPhone Mounts and USB Power Supplies in Certified GA Aircraft

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Guardian Avionics is pleased to announce that it has received the first ever FAA approval to install manufactured products into certified aircraft as “Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment” (NORSEE) under the requirements outlined in PS-AIR-21.8-1602. This new authorization allows all models of the popular Guardian Avionics iFDR Panel Mount line for iPad and iPhone and all iFDR Power 150 and 250 USB Power Supplies to be installed in all CFR Part 23 certified General Aviation aircraft and Part 27 and 29 normal and transport category rotorcraft.

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Sep
30
2016

This photographer is so badass, his office is a helicopter - New York Post

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New York PostThis photographer is so badass, his office is a helicopterNew York PostHe's especially celebrated for his aerial photography, shooting from a helicopter above ancient structures as well

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Sep
30
2016

Gabon gets anti-poaching helicopter from South African group - Fox News

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Gabon gets anti-poaching helicopter from South African groupFox NewsJOHANNESBURG – A South African foundation is providing a helicopter and other anti-poaching equipment to Gabon, whose forest

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Sep
30
2016

South Korea and US to Develop Unmanned Helicopter Gunship - The Diplomat

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South Korea and US to Develop Unmanned Helicopter GunshipThe Diplomat“Korean Air successfully remodeled the ROK Air Force's retired MD500 helicopters to unmanned helicopters from 2014 to May 2016,”

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Sep
30
2016

For Surgical Strikes, Helicopters, Heavy Firing Used To Distract Pak - NDTV

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NDTVFor Surgical Strikes, Helicopters, Heavy Firing Used To Distract PakNDTVSoon after the operation was cleared, helicopters flew in pairs from various bases. Sortie after sortie in sectors like Uri

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Sep
30
2016

Uganda: US Explains Shs265 Billion Combat Helicopters' Aid to Uganda - AllAfrica.com

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AllAfrica.comUganda: US Explains Shs265 Billion Combat Helicopters' Aid to UgandaAllAfrica.com"The helicopters are not replacements but are to enhance the UPDF's capabilities," she explained in her

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Sep
30
2016

Submarine Market Worth $36.3B by 2026 Growing at 4.74% CAGR ... - MarketWatch

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Submarine Market Worth $36.3B by 2026 Growing at 4.74% CAGR ...MarketWatchMarketReportsStore.com adds "The Global Submarine Market 2016-2026" as well as "The Global Military Rotorcraft Market

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Sep
30
2016

Mexico receives new Panther rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters ... - Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News

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Brahmand Defence and Aerospace NewsMexico receives new Panther rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters ...Brahmand Defence and Aerospace NewsAirbus Helicopters has delivered the first upgraded AS565 MBe

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Sep
30
2016

MS Dhoni's untold story: How Captain Cool picked up his 'helicopter ... - Firstpost

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FirstpostMS Dhoni's untold story: How Captain Cool picked up his 'helicopter ...FirstpostFrom how MS Dhoni learnt his 'helicopter' shot to how stardom hasn't affected how approachable he is, more from

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Sep
30
2016

That Low Flying Helicopter? It Was PG&E's - Redheaded Blackbelt

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Redheaded BlackbeltThat Low Flying Helicopter? It Was PG&E'sRedheaded BlackbeltYes, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) conducted low-level helicopter patrols today in lower Humboldt and Mendocino

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Sep
29
2016

'Everything was fine, until it wasn't' - NewsOK.com

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NewsOK.com'Everything was fine, until it wasn't'NewsOK.comLAWTON — A medical helicopter returning from the company's first Oklahoma patient flight made an emergency landing near a Comanche County

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Sep
29
2016

Korean War helicopter sought for display on deck of Battleship Iowa - The Daily Breeze

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The Daily BreezeKorean War helicopter sought for display on deck of Battleship IowaThe Daily Breeze30 to salvage one of the last remaining HUP-2 helicopters from the Korean War. The helicopter would

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Sep
29
2016

Military Rotorcraft Market to Grow at 2.59% CAGR, to Value US$28.1 ... - Digital Journal

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Military Rotorcraft Market to Grow at 2.59% CAGR, to Value US$28.1 ...Digital Journal159 Pages “The Global Military Rotorcraft Market2016-2026” report offer a detailed analysis of the industry with

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Sep
29
2016

Kenya to receive five Huey II helicopters - Flightglobal

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Kenya to receive five Huey II helicoptersFlightglobalKenya is to acquire five remanufactured Bell Helicopter Huey II rotorcraft in a deal worth $52.2 million. Awarded on 26 September, the contract

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Sep
29
2016

Medical helicopter crash-lands outside Comanche County hospital ... - KOCO Oklahoma City

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KOCO Oklahoma CityMedical helicopter crash-lands outside Comanche County hospital ...KOCO Oklahoma CityA medical helicopter with four people on board has crash landed outside a hospital in Comanche

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Sep
29
2016

SmartSky’s patented spectrum reuse radio technology receives FCC certification, unlocking 60 MHz of nationwide unlicensed spectrum for aviation use

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, SmartSky Networks’ patented SmartSky 4G radio system completed the major milestone of receiving FCC certification, clearing the way for deployment of the ultra-fast SmartSky 4G air-to-ground network later this year, with nationwide service launching in mid-2017. Haynes Griffin, SmartSky Chairman and CEO, stated, “After investing tens of millions of dollars and over five years of research and development effort, SmartSky’s now certified technology has unlocked enough spectrum to be able to offer, for the first time, the reliable use of a sophisticated, custom-designed 4G system that can deliver an office-like internet experience in the air for both business aviation and commercial aviation customers.”

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Sep
29
2016

Helicopter Footage Shows Wreckage at Hoboken Terminal - NBC New York

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NBC New YorkHelicopter Footage Shows Wreckage at Hoboken TerminalNBC New YorkHelicopter footage shows the scene at Hoboken Terminal, where a rush-hour train from Spring Valley, New York, crashed

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Sep
29
2016

Mexican Navy Receives First AS565 MBe Panther From Airbus ... - Defenseworld.net

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Defenseworld.netMexican Navy Receives First AS565 MBe Panther From Airbus ...Defenseworld.netAirbus Helicopters has delivered first of ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopter to the Mexican Navy. The AS565

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Sep
29
2016

Four Aboard Medical Helicopter That Crashed Near Lawton Hospital ... - news9.com KWTV

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news9.com KWTVFour Aboard Medical Helicopter That Crashed Near Lawton Hospital ...news9.com KWTVFour people were aboard a medical helicopter that crashed in the parking lot of a Lawton hospital

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Sep
29
2016

Military rotorcraft market is expected to reach US$28.1 billion with growing 2.59% CAGR by 2026 according to new ... - WhaTech

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Military rotorcraft market is expected to reach US$28.1 billion with growing 2.59% CAGR by 2026 according to new ...WhaTechThe Global Military Rotorcraft Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.59%

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