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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:04:00 -0500

Mesquite, Nev. (mesquitelocalnews.com) - Training has begun for Mercy Air pilots and staff at Mesquite Airport as they begin familiarity training on a new helicopter. The Agusta replaces a 1986 Bell which is showing its age.


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0500

sbs.com.au - A 10-year-old boy who pointed a hand-held laser at a police helicopter has been cautioned by South Australian police.


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:04:00 -0500

abc News - The Romanian defense ministry says a helicopter on a training mission has crashed in central Romania, killing eight military personnel and injuring two others.


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:39:00 -0500

Mesa, Ariz. - MD Helicopters, Inc. has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract to support the MD 530F primary training helicopter fleet currently in service with the Saudi Arabian National Guard.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:03:00 -0500

Essex, England (hertsandessexobserver.co.uk) - Essex police officers have been involved in one of their most unusual wildlife operations – to prevent 40 whales from being stranded on beaches or sandbanks.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:44:00 -0500

Catawba Island, Ohio (sanduskyregister.com) - A duck hunter whose boat got stuck in the West Harbor was rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter late Nov. 17.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:29:00 -0500

Air & Space Magazine - It's dark inside the half-submerged structure as my classmates and I follow instructors Ben Rayner and Shane Lucas into the gloom to pick our seats in this simulated UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter cabin. We've been advised that the underwater-escape problems will ratchet up in difficulty, to the point where we'll be flipped upside down, in darkness, and dealing with obstacles on the way out, but Rayner has also assured us that nobody's going to drown during this helicopter underwater-egress training...


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