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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:29:00 -0400

Abu Dhabi (thenational.ae) - A rider who fell from his jet ski in high seas has been rescued by helicopter after more than 15 hours.


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:15:00 -0400

Alexandria, Va. - Play a round of golf at Helicopter Foundation International's 2015 Scholarship Golf Tournament, Sunday, March 1, at beautiful Falcon's Fire Golf Club in Kissimmee, Florida — a first-class course — and enjoy a great kick-off start to HAI HELI-EXPO 2015!

 


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:04:00 -0400

Lakeside, Ore. (dailyjournal.net) — The Coos County sheriff's office says a man was hit in the head by a helicopter's rotor blade in an accident at an airport in the southern Oregon community of Lakeside.


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:50:00 -0400

Kathmandu, Nepal (inquirer.net) – Rescuers find bodies buried under mud and debris. As the weather cleared after three days of incessant rain, the government deployed 2,000 rescue workers and four helicopters to help evacuate thousands of people from badly hit western districts.


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:42:00 -0400

Mission, Texas (valleycentral.com) - A Mission man is accused of pointing a laser at a Department of Public Safety (DPS) helicopter, which temporarily blinded the pilot.


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:31:00 -0400

Tuscaloosa County, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people were killed in a helicopter crash in northeast Tuscaloosa County on Aug. 19.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:53:00 -0400

Tucson, Ariz. (Tucson News Now) - Some trails in Saguaro National Park will be closed as crews take to the air to deal with an alien invader, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:40:00 -0400

Spokane, Wash. (kxly.com) - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is taking ownership of two more helicopters to add to its Air 1 program, courtesy of the U.S. Army.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:27:00 -0400

Rotor & Wing - Tension stemming from the conflict in Ukraine is cited as a reason behind Poland's announced intention to increase its defense spending up to two percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In line with this it is fast-tracking helicopter programs within the Polish Ministry of Defence's Technical Modernization Program 2013-2022.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:15:00 -0400

Dallas, Texas (Aviation Today) - Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter, and Gyrocam optical sensor.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:03:00 -0400

HAI advises members of the aerial firefighting industry of a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Aviation and Contracting Vendor Summit Meeting in Boise, Idaho, September 30 and October 1. Note these are corrected dates as per a USFS announcement in FedBizOps.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:49:00 -0400

HAI President Matt Zuccaro recently joined six other general aviation association presidents in signing a letter to US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, urging the Department of Transportation to complete its review of an FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding medical certification standards. The result of a petition originally filed by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Experimental Aviation Association, the NPRM would make substantive changes to the requirements for a third class medical certificate.


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:32:00 -0400

Potential HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 exhibitors need to mark August 29th on their calendars. That's the deadline for entering Lottery 2, which will decide booth space assignment. You'll increase your chances of getting a booth location closest to your preferences listed on your application.


Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the East Hartford, Conn., area for August 20. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:03:00 -0400

The FAA has issued a NOTAM for temporary flight restrictions in the White Plains, N.Y., and Greenwich/Stamford, Conn., areas for August 20-21. Remember, always get an updated briefing immediately prior to departure.


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