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Nov
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: McDougal, AR

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On October 2, 2018 about 1330 central daylight time (CDT), a Hughes 369D, N5187S/N454AR, was destroyed when it impacted a utility pole and, subsequently, terrain in McDougal, Arkansas. The helicopter departed from a grass landing zone with two linemen attached for short haul operations in connection with utility line work. The commercial pilot was fatally injured and the two lineman sustained minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the external load operation that was conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133, and no flight plan had been filed.

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Nov
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Wichita Falls, TX

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On November 2, 2018, about 1130 central daylight time, a Bell 47G-3B-1, N1159W, impacted terrain after experiencing a total loss of engine power near the Wichita Valley Airport (F14), Wichita Falls, Texas. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and airline transport pilot were seriously injured and the helicopter exhibited substantial damage throughout. The helicopter was registered to Treblig LLC and operated by the pilot as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The flight originated from F14 at about 1105.

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Nov
15
2018

NTSB Preliminary Report Released: Uvalde, TX

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On November 4, 2018, about 0001 central standard time, a Bell 206B helicopter, N417WT, impacted terrain near Uvalde, Texas. The airline transport rated pilot and two passengers were fatally injured, and the helicopter was destroyed. The helicopter was registered to and operated by W T Byler company, Inc. as a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal fight. The flight departed a private ranch about 2345 en route to San Antonio.

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Nov
15
2018

Lockheed Martin Launches $30 Million STEM Scholarship Program

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BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.

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Nov
15
2018

Navy to purchase 8 MH-60R helicopters from Lockheed Martin

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Navy to purchase 8 MH-60R helicopters from Lockheed Martin  UPI.comFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

LEONARDO AWARDED CONTRACT FOR 22 OF THE NEW AW169M HELICOPTER VARIANT BY ITALY'S GUARDIA DI FINANZA

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Leonardo announced today the signing of a contract with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza for 22 new generation AW169M twin engine helicopters. The contract, valued at 280 million euro, includes a comprehensive support and training package which could be further extended with optional services valued at an additional 100 million euro. Deliveries are expected to start in summer 2019 and to be completed by 2024.

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Nov
15
2018

Make sure your helicopter crews have the skills they need to operate 24/7

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Military, Search and Rescue and Emergency Services missions can happen anytime, day or night. So your helicopter pilots and technical crewmen need to be prepared to operate around the clock.

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Nov
15
2018

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Provides an Accident Ranking for Different Areas Within the Industry

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WASHINGTON DC – Every baseball sabermetrics specialist knows that stand-alone numbers such as total RBIs and total pitching wins may not tell the entire story behind a successful or unsuccessful effort. This also holds true when the safety experts from the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) analyze accident data. More information than the total number of accidents needs to be gathered in order to understand the complete story.

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Nov
15
2018

DAC INTERNATIONAL ADDS THE THOMMEN AVLIGHT X MULTIPURPOSE AVIATION FLASHLIGHT TO ITS PORTFOLIO

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MUTTENZ, SWITZERLAND – THOMMEN AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT LTD. is pleased to announce that its new AVLight X Multipurpose Aviation Flashlight is now available for sales from DAC International, one of THOMMEN’s official premium resellers.

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Nov
15
2018

Garmin® announces new 2019 aviation training events

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Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and the GWX aviation weather radar. These training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors.

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Nov
15
2018

East End residents disappointed in FAA's helicopter noise workshop

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East End residents disappointed in FAA's helicopter noise workshop  NewsdayResidents, officials frustrated by FAA helicopter forum, demand public hearing  RiverheadLOCALNorth Fork Unimpressed By FAA

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Nov
15
2018

Black Hawk helicopters fly over Wichita

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Black Hawk helicopters fly over Wichita  KFDIFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

Zip and dip! Superyacht boasts a helicopter landing spot and glass bottomed pool for beach-style parties

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Zip and dip! Superyacht boasts a helicopter landing spot and glass bottomed pool for beach-style parties  Daily MailFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

NTSB releases preliminary report of helicopter crash that killed young newlyweds, pilot

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NTSB releases preliminary report of helicopter crash that killed young newlyweds, pilot  Midland Reporter-TelegramNTSB releases report in deadly newlywed helicopter crash  WPVI-TVFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

Helicopter Lifts Injured Hiker off South Mountain in Phoenix

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Helicopter Lifts Injured Hiker off South Mountain in Phoenix  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

Canadian Coast Guard helicopters donated for training

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Canadian Coast Guard helicopters donated for training  AirMed and Rescue MagazineFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

PART 2 VIDEO: Helicopter survivor speaks about crash in 2015

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PART 2 VIDEO: Helicopter survivor speaks about crash in 2015  AZFamilyFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

This is why you might have seen huge military helicopters over Doncaster yesterday and today – PICTURES

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This is why you might have seen huge military helicopters over Doncaster yesterday and today – PICTURES  Doncaster TodayFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

Four new helicopters are joining the Mercy Flight fleet

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Four new helicopters are joining the Mercy Flight fleet  WKBW-TVFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

SFAS Framework Analysis (2018-2019) on the Top 5 Global Civil Helicopter Manufacturers: Airbus Helicopters, Bell ...

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SFAS Framework Analysis (2018-2019) on the Top 5 Global Civil Helicopter Manufacturers: Airbus Helicopters, Bell ...  Business Wire (press release)Full coverage

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Nov
15
2018

SFAS Framework Analysis (2018-2019) on the Top 5 Global Civil Helicopter Manufacturers: Airbus Helicopters, Bell ...

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SFAS Framework Analysis (2018-2019) on the Top 5 Global Civil Helicopter Manufacturers: Airbus Helicopters, Bell ...  Business Wire (press release)Top 5 Global Civil Helicopter Manufacturers: Airbus

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Nov
15
2018

4 signs you're a helicopter coworker – and how to stop

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4 signs you're a helicopter coworker – and how to stop  LaddersFull coverage

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Nov
15
2018

Nigeria Moves To Manufacture Helicopters Locally

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Nigeria Moves To Manufacture Helicopters Locally  SaharaReporters.comMade-in-Nigeria helicopters get boost as NASENI, NCAA forge partnership  Daily TrustMade-in-Nigeria helicopters to debut through

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Nov
15
2018

Report: Helicopter pilot lost consciousness before crash

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Report: Helicopter pilot lost consciousness before crash  Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)NTSB: Pilot in Kaneohe Bay chopper crash lost consciousness twice during flight  Hawaii News

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Nov
15
2018

Cody Parkey's practice at Soldier Field attracted news helicopters

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Cody Parkey's practice at Soldier Field attracted news helicopters  NBCSports.comLocal TV stations send helicopters to watch Cody Parkey practice kicks at Soldier Field  Bears WireBears censor TV

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Nov
14
2018

OPD helicopters moving to Blair; city cites increase in West Omaha calls

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OPD helicopters moving to Blair; city cites increase in West Omaha calls  KMTV - 3 News NowFull coverage

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Nov
14
2018

NTSB releases preliminary report in deadly Texas newlywed helicopter crash

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NTSB releases preliminary report in deadly Texas newlywed helicopter crash  KTRK-TVReport: Helicopter failed to clear hill by 100 feet, killing newlyweds and pilot  WOAIFull coverage

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Nov
14
2018

Leicester helicopter 'did not respond to pilot's command' as tail rotor probed

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Leicester helicopter 'did not respond to pilot's command' as tail rotor probed  Mirror.co.ukLeicester helicopter that crashed did not respond to pilot's commands  The StatesmanFull coverage

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Nov
14
2018

Bush Library working to land retired Marine One helicopter

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Bush Library working to land retired Marine One helicopter  KBTXFull coverage

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Nov
14
2018

Dramatic video of King Stallion helicopter dust tests

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Dramatic video of King Stallion helicopter dust tests  Aerospace Testing InternationalFull coverage

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