August 28, 2015

Drones Versus Marines, Criminals

A U.S. Marine Corp sniper shot down a drone from a UH-1Y Huey during the DOD's Black Dart exercise. Meanwhile, North Dakota law permits the use of drones armed with non-lethal projectile weapons for law enforcement purposes.

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  • Certification Summit Early-Bird Deadline Sept. 4

    August 28, 2015 |

    Helicopter and tilt rotor aircraft and equipment certification and safety issues will be the focus of top-level industry and government discussions at the Rotorcraft Certification Summit Oct. 27 in Dallas.

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  • Famed Texas Surgeon, HEMS Pioneer, Dies at 86

    August 28, 2015 |

    Dr. James "Red" Duke, a world-renowned trauma surgeon, professor and media icon, died Tuesday in Houston at the age of 86.

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  • TAI Debuts T129 ATAK Helo in Poland

    August 27, 2015 |

    Turkish Aerospace Industries introduced its T129 ATAK advanced attack and tactical reconnaissance helicopter this week in Poland.

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  • Navy's Unmanned Fire Scout Sets Endurance Record

    August 27, 2015 |

    The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman Corp. recently set a flight endurance record for the MQ-8C Fire Scout, an unmanned helicopter that the company's website says is "ready to deploy."

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  • FAA Closes Submission Period for R44 Training Contract

    August 27, 2015 | The submission period closes today for an FAA-initiated Robinson R44 helicopter flight-training contract. The agency on Aug. 12 submitted a request for offer seeking businesses to conduct its "Helicopter Indoctrination Course" along with...

  • Bell to Deliver H-1 Helos to U.S. Marines, Pakistan

    August 26, 2015 |

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell Helicopter a $581 million contract modification to deliver H-1 helicopters to the U.S. Marine Corps and the government of Pakistan.

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