Posts Tagged ‘helicopters’
 

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Bell 206 Jetranger helicopter (N211LA). (Photo by Matthew Field via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Man Gets 25 Years For Shooting LAPD Helicopter

Posted October 12, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Don’t try to shoot down helicopters and you won’t go to jail.

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This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)
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Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

Posted November 30, 2012 by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.

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PHOTOS: The Grand Canyon Onboard The Maverick Experience

Posted December 15, 2016 by Michael Lothrop

In Las Vegas, everything is larger than life, and that includes Maverick Helicopters’ sightseeing business. It’s more than just a tour there, it’s an experience.

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Osama bin Laden is marked as "deceased" on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List web page following the US raid that left him dead.
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VIDEO: Navy Seal Mark Owen Credits Army Pilots for Success of Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 9, 2012 by Matt Molnar

We thought we had a pretty good idea of the Army’s helicopter badassery during the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. We now know even more.

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Greece Offers $1.3 Million Reward for Suspected Terrorist who Escaped Prison via Helicopter… Twice

Posted February 10, 2011 by BNO News

Greek authorities have offered a €1 million reward for the capture of a bank robber who escaped from prison using a helicopter on two occasions and has been associated with a terrorist group.

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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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NYPD Helicopter Performs Daring Mountain Rescue of West Point Cadets

Posted February 21, 2011 by BNO News

Two West Point cadets were rescued off an 18-inch-wide ledge by a police chopper early Sunday morning on New York’s Storm King Mountain.

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

Posted November 4, 2011 by Matt Molnar

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

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Robinson R44 Raven helicopter similar to the accident aircraft. (Photo by Arpingstone via wikimedia)
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Helicopter Missing Near Moscow Was Carrying Infamous Businessman

Posted December 11, 2012 by BNO News

A helicopter carrying at least 3 people, including notorious Russian businessman Fedor Tsarev, went missing Sunday.

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US Marine Killed in Helicopter Crash Off Hawaii, Three Injured

Posted April 1, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. Marine Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion crashed off the coast of Hawaii killing one person and injuring another three, officials said Wednesday.

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