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Jan
28
2020

Kylie Jenner didn’t get Blac Chyna’s OK to take daughter on Kobe Bryant’s helicopter, report says - The Mercury News

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Kylie Jenner didn’t get Blac Chyna’s OK to take daughter on Kobe Bryant’s helicopter, report says  The Mercury News

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Jan
28
2020

Except for Helicopters. With Reward, Comes Risk - AVweb

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Except for Helicopters. With Reward, Comes Risk  AVweb



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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo Helicopters secures launch customer for AW189K | News - Flightglobal

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Leonardo Helicopters secures launch customer for AW189K | News  Flightglobal

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Jan
28
2020

Orange Coast College, mourning coach killed in helicopter crash, will play its season opener today as scheduled - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

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Orange Coast College, mourning coach killed in helicopter crash, will play its season opener today as scheduled  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

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Jan
28
2020

NASA To Get Airbus H135 Helicopters - AVweb

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NASA To Get Airbus H135 Helicopters  AVweb



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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, 8 others, plummeted for 1 minute before slamming into hill - LA Daily News

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Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, 8 others, plummeted for 1 minute before slamming into hill  LA Daily News

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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, 8 others, plummeted for 1 minute before slamming into hill - East Bay Times

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Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, 8 others, plummeted for 1 minute before slamming into hill  East Bay Times

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Jan
28
2020

The Sikorsky S-76B was built to carry VIPs like Kobe Bryant. Here's what we know about the helicopter - CNN

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The Sikorsky S-76B was built to carry VIPs like Kobe Bryant. Here's what we know about the helicopter  CNN

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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant: LA Lakers match v LA Clippers called off after helicopter tragedy - BBC News

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Kobe Bryant: LA Lakers match v LA Clippers called off after helicopter tragedy  BBC News



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Jan
28
2020

Kobe Bryant's Death Puts A Focus On Helicopter Safety - NPR

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Kobe Bryant's Death Puts A Focus On Helicopter Safety  NPR

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Jan
28
2020

MD HELICOPTERS COMPLETES ALL REQUIRED COMPANY TESTS FOR MD 530F MGTOW INCREASE TO 3,350 POUNDS

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Mesa, Ariz., January 28, 2020 - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) proudly announces the completion of all company test and reporting requirements related to the max gross take-off weight (MGTOW) increase from 3,100 to 3,350 pounds for its MD 530F single engine helicopter. A preferred platform of law enforcement and utility operators worldwide, the MGTOW increase will provide operators extended range, greater mission versatility, more time on target, and increased mission equipment options.

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo to acquire Kopter with the aim of extending its helicopter market leadership

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Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single engine helicopter, is a perfect fit for Leonardo’s state of the art product range offering opportunities for future technological developments. The Swiss company’s competencies will boost future developments towards more disruptive technologies, mission capabilities and performances, including innovative hybrid/electrical propulsion solutions. This acquisition will replace the planned investment aimed at the development of a new single engine helicopter. Within the Helicopter Division of Leonardo, Kopter will act as an autonomous legal entity and competence centre working in coordination with us.

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Jan
28
2020

Helicopter crashes like the one that killed Kobe Bryant are becoming less common — but that could change - MarketWatch

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Helicopter crashes like the one that killed Kobe Bryant are becoming less common — but that could change  MarketWatch

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Jan
28
2020

After Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Crash, Aviation’s Next Era Can’t Come Soon Enough - Popular Mechanics

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After Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Crash, Aviation’s Next Era Can’t Come Soon Enough  Popular Mechanics

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Jan
28
2020

Rolls-Royce and Asia Pacific Aerospace select H&P General Aviation Services for maintenance work in China

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Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA), a Rolls-Royce FIRST network Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center (AMROC), has signed an agreement with H&P General Aviation Services Co., Ltd for helicopter engine support in China. The H&P General Aviation Services facility, based in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, will provide in-country service as an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 turboshaft engines.

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Jan
28
2020

Airbus Helicopters announces H125 upgrades for aerial work - Vertical Magazine

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Airbus Helicopters announces H125 upgrades for aerial work  Vertical Magazine

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Jan
28
2020

Kylie Jenner Faces Backlash For Saying She Flew In The Same Helicopter Kobe Bryant Died In - Capital FM

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Kylie Jenner Faces Backlash For Saying She Flew In The Same Helicopter Kobe Bryant Died In  Capital FM

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Jan
28
2020

New Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Site Photos Show Intense Fireball - TMZ

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New Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Site Photos Show Intense Fireball  TMZ

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Jan
28
2020

NTSB Still On Scene Of Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant - CBS Los Angeles

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NTSB Still On Scene Of Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant  CBS Los Angeles

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Jan
28
2020

UPDAF helicopter on training mission crashes - East African Business Week

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UPDAF helicopter on training mission crashes  East African Business Week

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Jan
28
2020

Bell Announces New Technological Enhancements Available for Full Commercial Aircraft Portfolio

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Anaheim, CA (January 28, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today new equipment enhancements across its current in-production commercial aircraft during Helicopter Association International’s annual Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California.

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Jan
28
2020

Versatility and Flexibility: An update on AW609 Tiltrotor Training

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Anaheim - Developing and fielding state of the art, industry transforming aircraft such as the AW139, has become a matter of routine for Leonardo. This trend continues with the recently fielded AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, and soon to enter market AW609 tiltrotor. Over the last year, concurrent with aircraft development activities, Leonardo launched an initiative to develop high quality, realistic training for the AW609 tiltrotor, including the production of the first AW609 full flight simulator.

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Jan
28
2020

AeroBrigham Showcases Vintage Bell 212 at Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 -- Decatur, Texas - This IFR Helicopter was purchased NEW in 1977 by Dr. Forrest Bird. Dr. Bird was noted for his work with oxygen systems in the aviation and medical fields. He was an avid aviation supporter his entire life and maintained an aviation museum with dozens of aircraft on display until his death the age of 94.

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Jan
28
2020

Aerometals to Showcase Sikorsky S70i EIBF during Heli-Expo

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January 28, 2020 - Sacramento, CA - Aerometals, an aerospace design, engineering and manufacturing specialty leader for over 35 years will be showcasing the latest application of their new generation Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF) during the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. The company will display an S-70i Firehawk® operated by City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Air Operations Department with an installed Aerometals EIBF system.

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Jan
28
2020

NEMSPA launches new website

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Collierville, Tennessee (January 28, 2020) – The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA, Booth 6416) announced the launch of their new website today at HELI-EXPO.

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Jan
28
2020

CAMTS Awards First Accreditation for Special Operations – Medical Retrieval

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ANAHEIM- Jan. 28, 2020: The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) awarded its first ever Special Operations Accreditation on Jan. 24, 2020 to Burleson, Texas-based Air Center Helicopters. CAMTS developed and approved accreditation standards in 2019 for services that provide Search and Rescue and Personnel Recovery operations often contracted by the government to assist military and paramilitary operations in remote parts of the world.

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Jan
28
2020

Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia delivers 300th AW139 helicopter

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Philadelphia, - Leonardo delivered on January 24 the 300th AW139 assembled at its Northeast Philadelphia facility. The aircraft is a Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf assigned to the United States Air Force. The site, which serves as Leonardo Helicopters’ North America headquarters, has been operational since 1980 and employs over 700. Leonardo Helicopters Philadelphia also manufactures the AW119 helicopter, a variant of which was selected by the U.S. Navy on January 13, and the world’s first commercial tiltrotor, the AW609.

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Jan
28
2020

Army helicopter landing light starts bushfire threatening Australian capital - Telegraph.co.uk

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Army helicopter landing light starts bushfire threatening Australian capital  Telegraph.co.uk

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Jan
28
2020

Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash - NBC New York

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Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash  NBC New York

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Jan
28
2020

Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash - NBC Chicago

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Video Appears to Show Helicopter Carrying Kobe Bryant Circling Around LA Before Crash  NBC Chicago

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