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Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Bell 206 Jetranger helicopter (N211LA). (Photo by Matthew Field via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Touch and Go

Man Gets 25 Years For Shooting LAPD Helicopter

Posted October 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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

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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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Military News

VIDEO: Navy Seal Mark Owen Credits Army Pilots for Success of Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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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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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Military News

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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Bell 429 helicopter like those purchased by the Turkish National Police
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Turkish National Police Order 15 Bell 429 Helicopters

Posted March 13, 2012 by BNO News

The Turkish National Police has signed an agreement to purchase fifteen helicopters from US rotorcraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter, the company said on Monday. Deliveries are expected to begin next year.

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Boeing Wins U.S. Army Contract to Upgrade Chinook Helicopters

Posted May 12, 2011 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that the U.S. Army awarded it a $23.7 million contract for modifications of many Chinook helicopters.

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A Virginia Guard Blackhawk helicopter on a training mission near Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Va. Department of Military Affairs)
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Army Helicopter Accidentally Drops Missile Over Texas

Posted May 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Army helicopter accidentally dropped a missile over central Texas Tuesday evening, forcing 100 homes to be evacuated.

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Hot dog copter in action. (Photo by David Coates/The Detroit News)
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Enthusiast News

Hot Dog Copter Rains Meat Tubes on Detroit

Posted May 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The best helicopter ever dropped 140 pounds of hot dogs over a Detroit parking lot Wednesday morning.

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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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Los Angeles City Fire Department Air Ops 1, a Bell 412 (N301FD). (Photo by Alan Radecki, via Wikipedia)
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President’s Arrival Prevents Fire Helicopters From Fighting Los Angeles Canyon Blaze

Posted June 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighting helicopters were reportedly ordered not to take off to fight a brush fire late Wednesday afternoon due to a no-fly zone imposed for the arrival of President Barack Obama aboard Air Force One.

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On This Day in Aviation History

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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