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Transition Training from Fixed-Wing to Rotary-Wing

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 I recently added “Rotorcraft – Helicopter” to my green plastic certificate and I quickly learned that science is what gets helicopters in the air, but art is what keeps them … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days!

May 31st & June 1st, 2014 BLAINE, MINN. – The annual “Discover Aviation Days” will again celebrate the history and future of flight starting off with a “pancake breakfast and lunch” both days; vintage and modern military aircraft, and general aviation aircraft … Continue reading

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Eurocopter & AgustaWestland Helicopters Get Tanis Preheat Systems

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Tanis Aircraft Products has announced the availability of its aircraft preheat systems for the “Eurocopter” line of helicopters, a manufacturer of civilian and military models. Eurocopter manufactures the EC155 helicopter, a long-range twin-engine medium-lift passenger transport … Continue reading

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Eurocopter & AgustaWestland Helicopters Get Tanis Preheat Systems

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Tanis Aircraft Products has announced the availability of its aircraft preheat systems for the “Eurocopter” line of helicopters, a manufacturer of civilian and military models. Eurocopter manufactures the EC155 helicopter, a long-range twin-engine medium-lift passenger transport … Continue reading

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DOT Fines Air Ambulance Operator For Calling Someone Else’s Helicopter Its Own

by Gregory J. Reigel – Attorney At Law A recent article in Airport Business discloses that a non-profit air ambulance operator was recently fined $30,000.00 by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for referring to another operator’s helicopter as its own. According … Continue reading

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Yes, It’s Real…Red Bull’s Helicopter Does Aerobatics

by Larry E. Nazimek Some TV newscasts have an “Is it real?” segment, where they examine a You Tube video clip of something that appears to be impossible. A helicopter performing aerobatics has been regarded as impossible, but I can … Continue reading

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