Two Arrested after Laser Pens Target Police Helicopter
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:19:00 -0400
Bradford, England (Telegraph & Argus) - A police helicopter scrambled to search for a missing elderly man was twice targeted by troublemakers dazzling the pilot with laser pens.
S&R Teams Train for Avalanches on Mt. Taranaki
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:06:00 -0400
New Zealand (stuff.co.nz) - Search and rescue teams will scour Mt Taranaki for avalanche survivors this weekend in one of the biggest training exercises held in the region. The Taranaki Alpine Cliff Rescue Team, Ruapehu Alpine Rescue Organisation, Taranaki Rescue helicopter, and police S&R teams from the Central Districts will take part in the operation.
Guidance Aviation: Become a Professional Helicopter Pilot
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:44:00 -0400
For the third year in a row, Guidance Aviation provided helicopter pilot ground school for Tri-City Prep High School students. This year's class ran August 10-27. The course provides insight for high school students on how to become professional helicopter pilots and earn a college degree in two years.
Drone Operator in Custody after Close Call with Helicopter
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:11:00 -0400
Los Angeles, Calif (abc7.com) - A close encounter with a hobby drone forced a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter to take evasive action while searching for a suspect in Hollywood.
Helicopter Hard Landing South of Cheyenne
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:46:00 -0400
Cheyenne, Wyo (wyomingnews.com) - A private helicopter experienced a "hard landing" south of Cheyenne. Laramie County Fire District 1 Chief Darrick Mittlestadt said no one was seriously injured in the incident.
Abu Dhabi to Hold First Helicopter Exhibition
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:31:00 -0400
arabianaerospace.aero - The capital of the UAE is due to hold Abu Dhabi Heli Expo, March 8-10, 2016, the first of its kind for the city.
Robinson: R44 & R66 Autopilot and Flight Display Package
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:17:00 -0400
Torrance, Calif. - The same Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS (Helicopter Stability Augmentation System) and autopilot that was FAA approved on the R66 earlier this year is now available on Robinson's top-selling R44.