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Canyon Fire, Lompoc, California -- Air Base

I was invited to come check out some of the helicopters that are providing air support on the Canyon Fire! So awesome watching the logistics of everything take place and working perfectly together. 12 more words

California

Greek Military Helicopter Crash Lands in Sea During Training - Charles D'Alberto

Charles D’Alberto

Greek authorities say two crew members were rescued after their helicopter suffered an engine failure and fell into the sea near the coast in northern Greece during a training exercise. 52 more words

Charles D'Alberto

First Flight Of A Solar-Powered & Piloted Helicopter

Who knew that the University of Maryland would suddenly become the hotbed of pioneering aviation?
While I have been remiss in discussing pioneers or pioneering feats in aviation featuring helicopters—I am a huge fan—let’s take a look at what some aviation engineers have accomplished at the home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland. 475 more words

Firsts

Like Barrel Bombs and Helicopters

Assad has been accused, by John Kerry and everybody else, of using chemical weapons against his citizens by way of helicopters to drop chemical-filled barrel bombs, and lacing artillery shells with toxins (like depleted uranium? 1,023 more words

Politics

Helicopter pilot brilliance? or TOTAL insanity? - Charles D'Alberto

This has to be both the scariest and most brilliant piloting i have EVER seen… This guy is NUTS!!!

How did the organizers of the event even allow this to happen, with all those people in the stands? 28 more words

Charles D'Alberto

Russia to export helicopters to four African countries in 2016-2017

Mil Mi-35M helicopter (archive)

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PRETORIA, September 14. /TASS/. In 2016-2017, Russia will export the Mil Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters to Angola, Mali, Nigeria and Sudan, said Yury Demchenko, the head of the delegation for Russia’s arms exporter, Rosoboronexport, to the Africa Aerospace & Defense Expo, which opened in the South African Republic on Wednesday. 364 more words