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Moreno Valley, Calif. (KESQ.com) - A Moreno Valley man faces a maximum of five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine if he's convicted for aiming a green laser beam at helicopter flown by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in February of 2014.

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FLYING - When the idea to create a full-motion helicopter sim in which to train EMS personnel came to Joe Brown, CEO of Hartzell Propeller, he immediately thought of Jerry Gregoire, founder of Redbird Flight Simulations. Within a matter of months, the concept turned into a product, designed not to make money but to save lives.

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Some of the best lessons are hard lessons you don’t have to learn the hard way. That’s the idea behind the National Interagency Fire Center’s Lessons Learned handouts. The newest one deals with fire whirls — tornado-like funnels of wind and flame that can spring up around wildfires.

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India (dnaindia.com) - The poor visibility caused due to unsuitable weather conditions in certain susceptible areas over the Bombay High seas can lead to mid-air collision, fear helicopter pilots operating from Juhu airport.

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A few occurrences of plastic aerial ignition spheres falling through the chutes while the feed control handles are closed have raised concerns for plastic sphere dispenser (PSD) operators. This issue has only been found to occur when using Aerostat, Inc. (PSDS, Inc.) plastic spheres and a small number of Premo MK III PSD machines.

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Cape May Court House, N.J. (northjersey.com) — Mosquitoes have gained another edge in Cape May County. The county's second mosquito control helicopter has been grounded after its pilot found a potential rotor defect.

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Alexandria, Va. (wjla.com) - Alexandria officials say a U.S. Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing at an elementary school, but no one was injured.

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Seattle, Wash. (navytimes.com) - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight over Fairchild Airport in Port Angeles reportedly suffered a laser strike from an unknown ground source.

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England (Doncaster Free Press) - Doncaster Magistrates' Court heard how after a taking a cocktail of cannabis and alcohol on April 18, Jack Guest, 25, shone a laser pen directly into the eyes of a South Yorkshire police helicopter pilot who was flying above his house.

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Washington - A Video Safety Alert highlighting the extra vigilance that pilots should take in doing preflight inspections prior to a first flight after maintenance work has been released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

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