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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant said he traveled by helicopter to spend more time with kids - NBCSports.com

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Kobe Bryant said he traveled by helicopter to spend more time with kids  NBCSports.com

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Jan
27
2020

What’s Up: The Victims of the Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash - NBC 7 San Diego

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What’s Up: The Victims of the Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash  NBC 7 San Diego

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant death: Three bodies found at helicopter crash site - Sky News

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Kobe Bryant death: Three bodies found at helicopter crash site  Sky News

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Jan
27
2020

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS ITS HELICOPTER TRAINING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WITH NEW LEVEL D QUALIFIED SIMULATORS FOR THE AIRBUS HELICOPTERS EC145 AND LEONARDO AW139

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LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (January 27, 2020) – FlightSafety International announces the expansion of its helicopter training programs and services with new Level D qualified simulators for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 and Leonardo AW139.

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Jan
27
2020

Kylie Jenner Frequently Flew In Kobe's Helicopter, Rented for Dream - TMZ

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Jan
27
2020

Kylie Jenner Frequently Flew In Kobe's Helicopter, Rented for Dream - TMZ

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant death - live updates: Reports emerge of dangerous fog during helicopter crash as all nine victims named - The Independent

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Kobe Bryant death - live updates: Reports emerge of dangerous fog during helicopter crash as all nine victims named  The Independent

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Jan
27
2020

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dead in LA-area helicopter crash - NBC News

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant dead in LA-area helicopter crash  NBC News

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Jan
27
2020

What We Know About the Sikorsky S-76B Helicopter in Kobe Bryant's Death - The New York Times

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What We Know About the Sikorsky S-76B Helicopter in Kobe Bryant's Death  The New York Times

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Jan
27
2020

Live Updates on Death of Kobe Bryant: Pilot Was Trying to Fly Higher - The New York Times

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Live Updates on Death of Kobe Bryant: Pilot Was Trying to Fly Higher  The New York Times

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Jan
27
2020

Victims of the Calabasas helicopter crash: Who they were - Los Angeles Times

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant, Lakers legend and NBA great, dies at 41 in helicopter crash - CBS Sports

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Jan
27
2020

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada

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27 January 2020 – Anaheim, Calif. – Metro Aviation today announced it’s moving closer to receiving Transport Canada certification for the Airbus EC145e’s IFR package. With support from Metro Aviation, Genesys AeroSystems and S-TEC established an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the aircraft in February 2019 and Canadian approval is expected this year. The certification comes ahead of an anticipated EC145e delivery for Airmedic, a Canadian based EMS company.

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Jan
27
2020

PAC gives new life to used helicopters

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27 JANUARY 2020 – Anaheim – Calif. - PAC International, a Metro Aviation company, shared today how the emerging refurbishment market is growing its business. In 2019 alone, PAC received eight requests for full completion/refurbishment of used helicopters. Among them: EC135’s and BK117’s were the most common aircraft.

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: The investigation continues - Los Angeles Times

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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: The investigation continues  Los Angeles Times

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Jan
27
2020

What We Know: The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant And 8 Others - NPR

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What We Know: The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant And 8 Others  NPRReport: Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Was Given Special Approval To Fly Through Fog  ForbesKobe Bryant helicopter crash

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Jan
27
2020

Pilot of Kobe Bryant's helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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Jan
27
2020

Pilots: Why did Kobe Bryant's helicopter fly into bad weather conditions? - WUSA9.com

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Jan
27
2020

Pilots: Why did Kobe Bryant's helicopter fly into bad weather conditions? - WUSA9.com

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Jan
27
2020

Helicopter crashes like Kobe Bryant's have become more common - Quartz

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Helicopter crashes like Kobe Bryant's have become more common  Quartz

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Jan
27
2020

Hillsboro Aero Academy Partners with ADAC Luftrettung on Career Pathway Program

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Hillsboro Aero Academy, is thrilled to announce our new collaboration with ADAC Luftrettung gGmbH (ADAC Air Rescue). Due to Germany’s increased need for emergency medical service pilots, ADAC Luftrettung and Hillsboro have formed a partnership to help address this critical need. Over the next 10 years, air rescue organizations in Germany predict a demand for at least 100-200 additional pilots. This partnership is designed to draw new people enthusiastic about EMS operations into the industry by providing solid training in the US and then a pilot job in Germany.

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Jan
27
2020

Kobe Bryant helicopter pilot was always 'cool, calm and collected': friend - New York Post

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Kobe Bryant helicopter pilot was always 'cool, calm and collected': friend  New York Post

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Jan
27
2020

Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant flew in fog that grounded other choppers - KPRC Click2Houston

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Jan
27
2020

Airwolf Aerospace Partners with True Blue Power, Announces Lithium-ion Main Ship Battery STCs for 18 Turbine Helicopter Models at Heli-Expo

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 27, 2020) — True Blue Power today announced Airwolf Aerospace has selected the company’s ultra-lightweight, fast-charging main ship batteries for a series of new lithium-ion battery Supplemental Type Certification (STC) kits on 18 turbine helicopter models.

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Jan
27
2020

Universal Avionics SkyVis™ Selected by Heli-One for New H215 Helicopters of the BPOL

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Anaheim, California - January 27, 2020 – Universal Avionics, an Elbit Systems Company, was selected by Heli-One (Norway) AS to equip the new H215 helicopters of the Bundespolizei - German Federal Police (BPOL) with its SkyVis Helmet Mounted Display (HMD). Universal Avionics will partner with Heli-One to develop a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the SkyVis on H215 (AS332L1e ) helicopters.

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Jan
27
2020

Universal Avionics Introduces Latest Developments in ‘Fly by Sight’ Flight Deck Concept at Heli-Expo 2020

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Anaheim, California - January 27, 2020 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is debuting its latest developments in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept to the helicopter market during the HAI HELI-EXPO 2020. The company’s ‘Fly by Sight’ concept brings various flight deck technologies together in an integrated way for more intuitive head-up operation during critical phases of flight, and is designed to improve safety in low-visibility environments and mission operations. For Heli-Expo 2020, UA is announcing the integration of its new software-based Interactive FMS (i-FMS) navigation system into the ‘Fly by Sight’ concept.

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Jan
27
2020

Helicopter With Kobe Bryant Approved to Fly in Fog: Live Updates - The New York Times

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Helicopter With Kobe Bryant Approved to Fly in Fog: Live Updates  The New York TimesWorld mourns loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash  CBS NewsJohn Altobelli, coach killed with Bryant

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Jan
27
2020

Helicopter With Kobe Bryant Approved to Fly in Fog: Live Updates - The New York Times

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Jan
27
2020

NTSB Final Report: New York, NY

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On March 11, 2018, about 1908 eastern daylight time, an Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2, N350LH, lost engine power during cruise flight, and the pilot performed an autorotative descent and ditching on the East River in New York, New York. The pilot sustained minor injuries, the five passengers drowned, and the helicopter was substantially damaged. The FlyNYON-branded flight was operated by Liberty Helicopters Inc. (Liberty), per a contractual agreement with NYONair; both companies considered the flight to be an aerial photography flight operated under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. (During this accident investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration determined that Liberty operated the flight as a nonstop commercial air tour under 14 CFR Part 91.) Visual flight rules weather conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed for the intended 30-minute local flight, which departed from Helo Kearny Heliport, Kearny, New Jersey, about 1850.

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Jan
27
2020

NTSB Preliminary Report: Danbury, TX

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On December 31, 2019, about 1415 central standard time, an Enstrom F28A helicopter, N57SJ, sustained substantial damage when it nosed over during a forced landing following a partial loss of engine power. During the nose-over, the tailboom was separated and the main rotor system and fuselage were damaged. The student pilot and flight instructor were not injured. The helicopter was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of Title 14 Code of federal Regulations Part 91 as an instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was not operated on a flight plan. The local flight originated from the Salaika Aviation Airport (07TA), Danbury, Texas, at an unconfirmed time.

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