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Aug
26
2016

Afghan air force gets more MD-530 helicopters - UPI.com

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UPI.comAfghan air force gets more MD-530 helicoptersUPI.comLike the previous shipment of five MD-530s in July, these newest helicopters have the capability to fire rockets or .50-caliber machine guns.

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Aug
26
2016

NTSB Report Released: Gunnison, UT

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On August 12, 2016, about 1230 mountain daylight time, a Robinson R44 II, N247DB, sustained substantial damage following a forced landing near Gunnison, Utah. The pilot was operating the helicopter under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. The commercial pilot was not injured. The local aerial application flight departed about 1200. Visual instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed.

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Aug
26
2016

Robots, helicopters, much more at this year's Hands on Transportation - wlfi.com

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wlfi.comRobots, helicopters, much more at this year's Hands on Transportationwlfi.comWe're going to have a helicopter. We usually have a bus, limo, all kinds of stuff — so trucks didn't quite cover it

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Aug
26
2016

Precision Aviation Group Expands Sales Team with Addition of Four New Hires

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ATLANTA, Atlanta based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces the addition of four industry leaders to its growing sales team. Christian Medina joins as MRO Sales Executive, supporting the Precision Heliparts - Latin America (PHP-BR) office in São Paulo, Brazil, Robert Lanier joins PAG as a Regional Sales Executive based in Dallas, Texas supporting the Precision Heliparts - Lafayette (PHP-LA) office, Samantha Butero joins as Regional Sales Executive supporting Precision Aero Technology (PAT) based in Long Beach, California and Joel Knight expands our Precision Heliparts (PHP) Sales Executive team based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Aug
26
2016

MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER proud to join the JAPAN INTERNATIONAL AEROSPACE EXHIBITION 2016

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Switzerland, August 26th, 2016 - MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER is pleased and proud to announce a 2nd participation at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016 that will be held in Tokyo, Japan. The event will take place from 12th to the 15th of October 2016.

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Aug
26
2016

Marenco Swisshelicopter goes to Helitech

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Switzerland, August 26th, 2016 - Marenco Swisshelicopter will be making its first appearance at Europe’s leading rotorcraft event, Helitech International. This year, the event will be held in Amsterdam, where members of the Marenco Swisshelicopter team will be welcoming guests and visitors on Booth 12B10 to answer all questions and inform about the latest developments of the SKYe SH09 helicopter.

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Aug
26
2016

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease to Ornge Supporting EMS Operations in Ontario

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26 August 2016 - Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has acquired a pre-owned AW139 in EMS configuration on the open market and placed it on long-term lease to Ornge in support of EMS operations in Ontario, Canada. The aircraft is additional to Waypoint’s current AW139 fleet and order book, and will operate out of Ornge’s Moosonee, Ontario base in support of the company’s EMS operations in the province.

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Aug
26
2016

Russia's New Military Helicopter Is Faster, Tougher: Mi-28H Night Hunter Is 'Virtually Invulnerable To Enemy Fire' - International Business Times

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International Business TimesRussia's New Military Helicopter Is Faster, Tougher: Mi-28H Night Hunter Is 'Virtually Invulnerable To Enemy Fire'International Business TimesRussia's latest military

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Aug
26
2016

Bridgwater rescue from River Parrett: Helicopters and boat track man who jumped from bridge - Somerset Live

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Somerset LiveBridgwater rescue from River Parrett: Helicopters and boat track man who jumped from bridgeSomerset LiveTwo helicopters, including one from the National Police Air Service and fire

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Aug
26
2016

Helicopter loses control then crashes nose first into river with blades still whirling - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.ukHelicopter loses control then crashes nose first into river with blades still whirlingMirror.co.ukThis is the harrowing moment a helicopter flies over the heads of a crowded riverbank

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Aug
26
2016

Afghan Air Force receives additional MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters - Vertical Magazine (press release) (blog)

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Vertical Magazine (press release) (blog)Afghan Air Force receives additional MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicoptersVertical Magazine (press release) (blog)MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has announced the

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Aug
26
2016

Heli Service International receives first AW169 for the European offshore market

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Emden, – Right on time for the start of the world’s largest offshore wind energy project, Siemens »Gemini«, Heli Service International received the first Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW169. The midsized twin-engine helicopter of the 4.8- ton class is the first of its kind, specifically designed for demanding offshore applications.

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Aug
26
2016

MD HELICOPTERS ANNOUNCES FINAL DELIVERY OF ALL ENHANCED MD 530F CAYUSE WARRIOR LIGHT SCOUT ATTACK HELICOPTERS TO THE AFGHAN AIR FORCE

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Mesa, Ariz.,– MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the delivery of three (3) additional MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light scout attack helicopters to Hamid Karzai International Airport. With this delivery MD Helicopters has fulfilled – in less than 10 months – all requirements of an October 2015 contract awarded by the U.S. Department of the Army Non-Standard Rotary Wing Program Office for (12) additional aircraft. The total number of armed MD 530F Cayuse Warriors now in service with the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is 27.

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Aug
26
2016

Guimbal Cabris Continue their Migration to the USA

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Midwest Helicopter Academy has taken delivery of another Guimbal Helicopteres Cabri G2 bringing their Cabri fleet to 3 in the USA to support their demand within the 141 Flight School.

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Aug
26
2016

Japan Cannot Implement A Helicopter Money Program - Seeking Alpha

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Japan Cannot Implement A Helicopter Money ProgramSeeking AlphaWhen goods and services become more expensive, the purchasing power of the helicopter money transfer decreases. Under inflationary

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Aug
26
2016

Russia's 'Night Hunter' Helicopter Gunship to Become Immune to Enemy Fire - Sputnik International

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Sputnik InternationalRussia's 'Night Hunter' Helicopter Gunship to Become Immune to Enemy FireSputnik InternationalThe moment the system “learns” about the helicopter being illuminated by enemy radar,

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Aug
26
2016

Injured officers airlifted from helicopter crash site | Bangkok Post: news - Bangkok Post

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Bangkok PostInjured officers airlifted from helicopter crash site | Bangkok Post: newsBangkok PostOne of the seven officers injured when a police helicopter made an emergency landing in forest in

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Aug
26
2016

GOOD NEWS: UTPB hires STAR's aerospace researcher - Odessa American

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GOOD NEWS: UTPB hires STAR's aerospace researcherOdessa AmericanThese facilities will support basic and applied research in a wide range of topics related to fluid dynamics and aerodynamics, including

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Aug
25
2016

Vietnam era helicopter dedicated in Gowanda - WGRZ.com

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WGRZ.comVietnam era helicopter dedicated in GowandaWGRZ.comSeveral members of the C-company 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion were on hand in Gowanda. They came to unveil a brand new plaque honoring

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Aug
25
2016

Sunnyvale bunny wins General Mills contest - The Mercury News

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Sunnyvale bunny wins General Mills contestThe Mercury NewsBarbely, who is a NASA employee at Ames Research Center and specializes in rotorcraft aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, describes herself as a

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Aug
25
2016

Wildfire west of Junction City forces closure of High Pass Road - KVAL

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KVALWildfire west of Junction City forces closure of High Pass RoadKVALJUNCTION CITY, Ore. - Helicopters and bulldozer crews responded to a wildfire burning near Junction City. The fire is burning in

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Aug
25
2016

HEICO's (HEI) CEO Larry Mendelson on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

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HEICO's (HEI) CEO Larry Mendelson on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGood morning. My name is Melissa and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to

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Aug
25
2016

Blame traded over helicopter crash - Otago Daily Times

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Otago Daily TimesBlame traded over helicopter crashOtago Daily TimesThe Robinson Helicopter Company, however, is blaming pilot error, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says it does not plan

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Aug
25
2016

Pentagon 'mass casualty' drill involves helicopter crash simulation in training exercises - WJLA

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WJLAPentagon 'mass casualty' drill involves helicopter crash simulation in training exercisesWJLA(ABC7) — A "mass casualty" drill was held at the Pentagon on Thursday and the training exercises

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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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