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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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