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Wichita Business Journal - A helicopter operated by Wichita-based EagleMed LLC made a precautionary landing June 23 just west of Texarkana, Texas, after the pilot noticed an as-yet unspecified mechanical problem.

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The FAA has published a Federal Register notice on its interpretation of the statutory special rules for model aircraft in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. The guidance comes after recent incidents involving the reckless use of unmanned model aircraft near airports and involving large crowds of people.

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Leray, N.Y. (northernny.twcnews.com) - Two Fort Drum soldiers were forced to make an emergency landing after the helicopter they were flying started experiencing transmission issues.

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SAFECOM reporting is a critical component of safety programs. Early identification, correction and reporting of hazards can save time, money, and most importantly, lives. A new SAFECOM Mobile Web App will provide a simpler, easier way to submit SAFECOMs from the field.

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Hawaii (Star Advertiser) - A helicopter made an emergency landing on Lanai June 13 after experiencing engine problems flying from Kona to Honolulu.

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Vertical - The United Kingdom Air Accidents Investigation Branch has made seven new safety recommendations related to the 2012 ditchings of two Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) EC225 Super Puma helicopters in the North Sea.

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As this year's wildfire season gets underway, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forestry Service have issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots of the dangers of rotor strikes — main and tail — and the situations and attitudes that can cause them.

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BBC - Trade unions in Norway have said replicating their model for offshore helicopter safety will not work in the UK unless more powers are given to workers.

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Vertical Magazine - To the general public, lightning would seem to present the biggest thunderstorm-related threat to aircraft. In reality, today's helicopters are designed to withstand lightning strikes while in the air. However, lightning strikes can still cause significant damage.

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The FBI announced this week that it is expanding nationwide a program that deters laser illuminations of aircraft by offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Sponsored jointly by the bureau, the FAA, and the Air Line Pilots Association, International, the reward program is intended to make people think twice before pointing a laser at an aircraft.

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