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The Independent - Air travel, once seen as the height of glamour, has become mundane, almost as much as, say, rail or road. But one mode of transport that has managed to retain its mystique is the helicopter. Helicopters are ideal for sightseeing, thanks to their ability to hover and travel at speed.

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Queensland, Australia ( - Queensland families will be safer in emergencies, and rescue helicopters will respond quicker, following a partnership with Rio Tinto that includes a new operations centre with state-of-the-art interactive technology.

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Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland announces a further reinforcement of its collaboration with Rotortrade Services with the sale of eight second-hand helicopters of various types to this partner.

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Wales (BBC) - Fears the Dyfed-Powys Police helicopter would be withdrawn from service have been allayed after it was confirmed it will remain patrolling the skies. The helicopter, which polices Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, and Powys, will be kept as part of a deal to join the new National Police Air Service.

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Mesquite, Nev. ( - 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 - A 10-year-old boy who pointed a hand-held laser at a police helicopter has been cautioned by South Australian police.

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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.

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