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North Korean Commerce Minister Killed in Helicopter Crash

Posted February 17, 2012 by BNO News

North Korean commerce minister Kim Bong-cheol was killed on Tuesday when his helicopter crashed on a small island in North Pyongan province, according to a news report on Thursday. Four others were also killed.

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The Boeing 747-8′s Excellent 47-State Adventure: Final Call

Posted November 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A judge throws out Jesse Ventura’s TSA lawsuit, rhinos do fly, a 787 Dreamliner trip report and more…

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Pentagon Report Confirms Afghanistan Helicopter Crash That Killed 38 Was Caused by Grenade

Posted October 14, 2011 by BNO News

A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan which killed nearly 40 Afghan and U.S. service members in August was caused by an insurgent-fired rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), according to a U.S. report.

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Helicopter Crashes Into New York’s East River

Posted October 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A helicopter crashed into New York’s East River shortly after taking off Tuesday afternoon.

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A Day in the Life of a News Chopper Camera Operator

Posted August 25, 2011 by Ken McQuillan

The news chopper has become an integral tool for TV reporting, quickly capturing birds-eye views of car chases and house fires that cameramen on the ground cannot. An aerial cinematographer in Detroit talks about his job.

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UK Orders 14 New Chinook Helicopters from Boeing in $1.6 Billion Deal

Posted August 22, 2011 by BNO News

British Defense Secretary Liam Foxon Monday announced that the Royal Air Force has agreed to buy more than a dozen new Chinook helicopters worth $1.64 billion for its mission in Afghanistan.

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On This Day in Aviation History: July 27th

Posted July 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flights of the de Havilland Comet and F-15 Eagle, a Sukhoi Su-27 crashes into a crowd in the worst air show disaster, two news helicopters collide over Phoenix, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: June 28th

Posted June 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Bell 47 helicopter lands on Mont Blanc, B-26 Invaders make first bombing runs over Korea, a Fairey Gyrodyne sets a new helicopter speed record, Fokker C-2 makes the first nonstop flight from mainland US to Hawaii, and more…

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NATO Launches First Attack Helicopter Missions in Libya

Posted June 5, 2011 by BNO News

NATO forces on early Saturday morning began using attack helicopters for the first time during military operations over Libya, the multinational force said.

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Mercedes-Benz Helicopter Makes Public Debut

Posted May 21, 2011 by BNO News

Eurocopter will soon deliver its first twin-engine EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter, after it made its world debut at the 2011 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva this week.

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