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Elko Regional Airport will be closing Runway 05/23 starting on 8/17/2015 at 0800 hrs. PDT through 9/25/2015 at 1700 hours PDT. The runway will be unavailable for operations during the entire period of reconstruction.

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India (Indian Express) - A Pawan Hans helicopter made a precautionary landing on a road due to inclement weather at Gohpur Balijan in Sonitpur district near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

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justhelicopters.com - Call it what you want: H/V (height/velocity) curve, dead man's curve, or even "limiting height-speed envelope." The inside of the curve is the area from which it will be difficult, or nearly impossible, to make a safe landing following an engine failure.

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Accra, Ghana (Fox News) - Ghana's army says a thunderstorm forced a helicopter carrying the president and his wife to make an emergency landing about 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of the capital.

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McKinleyville, Calif. (times-standard.com) - Shortly after taking off for a routine training flight on July 9, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was forced to make a precautionary landing due to an in-flight emergency.

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (CBC) - A Sea King helicopter had to make a "precautionary landing" July 7 in a cul-de-sac in Mineville, east of Dartmouth. Lt.(N) Len Hickey says the helicopter was on a routine flight when the crew noticed a drop in hydraulic pressure in the flight control system.

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Columbus, Ohio (nbc4i.com) - A Columbus Division of Police helicopter made a precautionary landing on the city's east side on July 6. Sgt. Rich Weiner said an emergency light came on in the cockpit; pilots are supposed to land if this light comes on.

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Flightglobal - NH Industries is working to deliver a solution to an issue with the main rotor head on NH90 military helicopters that means the blades can impact the tail structure when starting or stopping the rotors during high winds.

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Last year, Interagency Safety Alert 14-03 highlighted emerging UAS hazards that pose significant potential to interfere with missions. Commercial and recreational UAS operations have increased dramatically and this trend is expected to continue. This year, unauthorized UAS intrusions have already adversely affected incident flight operations. The increasing emergence of these threats makes it imperative that incident personnel anticipate these encounters and establish procedures to manage UAS intrusions.

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (CBC) - Once again, a STARS air ambulance helicopter has reported a laser strike, this time near Regina. It happened June 28 around 1:30 a.m. CST about six kilometres southwest of the city airport.

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