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Sep
02
2015

2 hurt in Douglas County Blackhawk helicopter accident - 9NEWS.com

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FOX31 Denver2 hurt in Douglas County Blackhawk helicopter accident9NEWS.comDOUGLAS COUNTY – Two soldiers were injured after a Blackhawk helicopter from Fort Carson went down Wednesday afternoon in a

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Sep
02
2015

Low-flying helicopter researching Bay Area radiation - SFGate

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UC BerkeleyLow-flying helicopter researching Bay Area radiationSFGateA large, two-engine helicopter has been buzzing over the Bay Area this week at speeds up to 80 mph and at elevations as low as 300

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Sep
02
2015

SouthCare helicopter records busiest year on record with 509 missions - ABC Online

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ABC OnlineSouthCare helicopter records busiest year on record with 509 missionsABC OnlineThe SouthCare helicopter has just completed its busiest ever year since it began operating in 1998. The rescue

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Sep
02
2015

Helicopter crashes in Elbert County - KRDO

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KRDOHelicopter crashes in Elbert CountyKRDOThe Elbert County Sheriff's Office says a helicopter has crashed south of the town of Elbert. A dispatcher tells KRDO NewsChannel 13 that the crash happened

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Sep
02
2015

Man to Be Charged with Pointing Laser at Police Helicopter - Patch.com

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Patch.comMan to Be Charged with Pointing Laser at Police HelicopterPatch.comHe allegedly pointed a laser at the helicopter while it was hovering over a home near the 5300 block of Francisca Way on

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Sep
02
2015

Helicopter crashes near Sept-Îles - Montreal Gazette

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Montreal GazetteHelicopter crashes near Sept-ÎlesMontreal GazetteSEPT-ÎLES — Quebec provincial police say two people have been killed and three injured in a helicopter crash Wednesday on Quebec's

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Sep
02
2015

Trackside Report: Independent Helicopters - NEWS10 ABC

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NEWS10 ABCTrackside Report: Independent HelicoptersNEWS10 ABCBALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The transition back to civilian life after service can be difficult for some, but one local company is

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Sep
02
2015

Garmin Offers New Online Weather Radar eLearning Course

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Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of a Weather Radar Operations eLearning Course through the flyGarmin website. This new course introduces pilots to basic and intermediate weather radar operations and goes beyond the Pilot’s Guide to ensure pilots utilize the benefits provided by on-board weather radar. In addition to operational practices, this course will also cover radar interpretation and analytical techniques, which aid in the decision-making process and help pilots make better in-flight weather-related decisions.

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Sep
02
2015

Lights, camera, helicopter, open house! - Marketplace.org

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Marketplace.orgLights, camera, helicopter, open house!Marketplace.orgIt used to be when you wanted to sell a house, you put up a sign in the yard and hosted a couple open houses. Not anymore, at least

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Sep
02
2015

Under the Veil: Russia Developing Advanced High-Speed Combat Helicopter - Sputnik International

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Sputnik InternationalUnder the Veil: Russia Developing Advanced High-Speed Combat HelicopterSputnik InternationalThe holding was founded in 2007, and includes five helicopter plants, two design

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Sep
02
2015

Britain's most experienced test pilot Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown to provide Safety Workshop keynote at Helitech International

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The vital importance of safety in rotary wing operations is highlighted by the Safety Workshop on the final day of Helitech International. Hosted by the European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) and the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), the Safety Workshop will be staged at ExCeL London on Thursday 8th October. The focus will be on technologies and processes aimed at 'Enhancing Situational Awareness and Making Better Decisions', and will feature leading experts from industry and academia.

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Sep
02
2015

Bell Helicopter Congratulates Fuji Heavy Industries on Japanese Ministry of Defense UH-X Contract Award

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Tokyo, Japan (September 2, 2015) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced long-term partner Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) was awarded a contract for 150 multi-purpose helicopters to replace Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force’s (JGSDF) current fleet of UH-1J aircraft. The new UH-X aircraft, based on the Bell 412EPI, will be used for island defense and disaster relief efforts with deployment beginning in 2021.

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Sep
02
2015

The cheapest way to get a drone license is to take hot air balloon lessons

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Several days a week over the past month, Alon Sicherman has found himself sitting upright in bed at 4:45AM in a motel near a town called Poughquag, in upstate New York, asking himself the same question: what the hell am I doing? He gets up, eats a granola bar, and heads to a nearby farm, where he spends two hours learning how to fly a hot air balloon.

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Sep
02
2015

Helicopter crashes near Sept-Iles, Que. - Globalnews.ca

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Globalnews.caHelicopter crashes near Sept-Iles, Que.Globalnews.caRescue teams have been dispatched to the site of a helicopter crash on Quebec's North Shore. Five people were reportedly aboard – four

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Sep
02
2015

State ban on helicopters at Katama Airfield pauses hangar project - Martha's Vineyard Times

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Martha's Vineyard TimesState ban on helicopters at Katama Airfield pauses hangar projectMartha's Vineyard TimesLong-delayed plans to build a new, larger hangar at the Katama Airfield are up in the air

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Sep
02
2015

Russia Military Update: India Approves $1.1B Helicopter Contract With Moscow - International Business Times

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International Business TimesRussia Military Update: India Approves $1.1B Helicopter Contract With MoscowInternational Business TimesIndia has approved an agreement worth about 70 billion rupees ($1.1

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Sep
02
2015

Russia may offer helicopters to prospective buyers of Mistrals - Russia Beyond the Headlines

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PravdaRussia may offer helicopters to prospective buyers of MistralsRussia Beyond the HeadlinesMoscow will offer Kamov Ka-52K seaborne helicopters designed for the French Mistral helicopter carriers

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Sep
02
2015

Helicopter pilot took water from pool to save villa from Costa del Sol wildfire - Daily Mail

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Daily MailHelicopter pilot took water from pool to save villa from Costa del Sol wildfireDaily MailThese are the dramatic scenes as a firefighting helicopter pilot lowered down a basket into a

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Sep
02
2015

India upgrades its military helicopter fleet in $1.1bn deal with Russia - RT

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RTIndia upgrades its military helicopter fleet in $1.1bn deal with RussiaRTMi-17 is a medium multi-purpose helicopter, the export version of the Mi-8. The versatility and high performance

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Sep
02
2015

India's Defense Acquisition Council approves purchase of 48 Mil Mi-17V5 ... - Russia Beyond the Headlines

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India's Defense Acquisition Council approves purchase of 48 Mil Mi-17V5 ...Russia Beyond the Headlines"India's Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar has

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Sep
02
2015

Russia Could Sell Mistral-Designed Helicopters to Potential Mistral Buyer - Sputnik International

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Sputnik InternationalRussia Could Sell Mistral-Designed Helicopters to Potential Mistral BuyerSputnik InternationalNo nation has formally confirmed its decision to buy the helicopter carriers but many

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Sep
01
2015

Elbit to supply Israel's new police helicopters - Flightglobal

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Elbit to supply Israel's new police helicoptersFlightglobalIsrael's public security ministry has awarded Elbit Systems a 20-year contract to supply the nation's police force with six new helicopters,

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Sep
01
2015

Northrop Grumman lands US Army helo protection programme - IHS Jane's 360

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IHS Jane's 360Northrop Grumman lands US Army helo protection programmeIHS Jane's 360As the only infrared-jamming survivability suite planned for purchase by the army for its rotorcraft, the system

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Sep
01
2015

Safety Board releases new facts in KOMO helicopter crash - KING5.com

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Q13 FOXSafety Board releases new facts in KOMO helicopter crashKING5.comSEATTLE - The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released what's known as a "Factual Report" in its investigation

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Sep
01
2015

Helicopter makes emergency landing in McCormick Park - NBC Montana

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NBC MontanaHelicopter makes emergency landing in McCormick ParkNBC MontanaThe soldier was loaded into a Black Hawk helicopter. That craft flew to Missoula and landed near in McCormick Park near the

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Sep
01
2015

Low-flying helicopter surveys Bay Area radiation levels - abc7news.com

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UC BerkeleyLow-flying helicopter surveys Bay Area radiation levelsabc7news.comThe helicopter, a twin-engine Bell 412 equipped with gamma radiation sensors, will be flying in a grid pattern today

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Sep
01
2015

NTSB: No mechanical problems found in KOMO helicopter crash - TheNewsTribune.com

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KXLY SpokaneNTSB: No mechanical problems found in KOMO helicopter crashTheNewsTribune.comThe National Transportation Safety Board has released the narrative of its findings in the March 18, 2014,

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Sep
01
2015

Helicopter helps douse SR-78 brush fire - The San Diego Union-Tribune

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Helicopter helps douse SR-78 brush fireThe San Diego Union-TribuneCARLSBAD — A small brush fire broke out along state Route 78 in Carlsbad Tuesday afternoon, causing slow traffic around fire engines

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Sep
01
2015

DAC clears projects worth over Rs. 13000 cr. - The Hindu

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DAC clears projects worth over Rs. 13000 cr.The HinduThe government cleared the purchase of 48 additional Mi-17 V5 helicopters and seven squadrons of Akash short range Surface to Air Missiles for the

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Sep
01
2015

Police in northern Illinois hunt for 3 suspects with dogs, helicopters after ... - Fox News

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Police in northern Illinois hunt for 3 suspects with dogs, helicopters after ...Fox NewsPolice and other law enforcement, some of them in military-style camouflage, were seen taking up positions on

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