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Archive: April 2019


Just Say No!

Posted by RandyMains        2 Comments

Helicopter shopping and false advertising were uncovered in a recent Survival Flight Bell 407 crash resulting in three fatalities in Vinton County, Ohio, on the morning of 29 January 2019 in snowy conditions. Pilot Jennifer L. Topper, 34, of Sunbury, Ohio, and flight nurses Bradley J. Haynes, 48, of London, Ohio, and Rachel L. Cunningham, 33, of Galloway, Ohio, lost their lives that morning. [Read More...]

Tags: My Two Cents Worth Randy Mains
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Acceptable Risk - Calculation or Emotion?

Posted by RandyRowles        0 Comments

As a child, the value of the risk we would incur doing an activity was often measured by the spectators involved. Jumping a bicycle over a ditch brought a certain amount of fear, however the broken arm received as a result of such an attempt was looked upon as a badge of honor. Even as children, we justified risk through our belief that we could do what others could not or would not do. [Read More...]

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ROTORwrench…Tips, Tricks, Info… and a Laugh - April 2019

Posted by MarkTyler        1 Comments

This past month, the 2019 Heli-Expo came to Altanta, GA and left. Haven’t heard much about it as it appeared to be rather low-key event this year. But from what I did hear it seems there’s a definite shift to Black Hawks and Chinooks in the utility arena. [Read More...]

Tags: ROTORwrench Scott Skola
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