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Helicopter Pilot Dies Fighting Poachers

Voice of America (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
A helicopter pilot died while chasing elephant poachers in Tanzania late last month. British pilot Roger Gower, 37, was working for the Friedkin Conservation Fund and the Tanzanian government.
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Thrifty Queen takes £54 train... as Kate jumps aboard £3k helicopter for SAME journey - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE penny-pinching Queen braved the ferocious winds and caught a £54.90 train to London when she arrived back from her extended Christmas break in Norfolk - but the Duchess of Cambridge took a £3,000 helicopter ride for the SAME journey.

Watch heart-stopping headcam footage showing helicopter rescue of migrant from sinking boat in Aegean Sea - ‎3 hours ago‎
This inspiring headcam footage shows the helicopter rescue of a migrant just moments from drowning as he attempts to flee war and famine by crossing the ocean into Europe.

Hunter slips, rider falls, quadbike crashes – helicopter's rescue missions (press release) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The rescue helicopter was called to the Kelly Knight hut in the Ruahine Ranges this morning after a hunter was injured when he slipped while crossing a stream, injuring his knee.
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Helicopter parenting backfires when it comes to homework

Treehugger - ‎10 hours ago‎
Many North American parents tend to 'overparent' their kids; this is also known as 'helicopter parenting,' where they essentially hover over their child constantly, telling them what to do, when and how to do it, making sure homework is completed ...
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Helicopter Crash Kills Four In Russia

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Russian Defense Ministry says four people were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the northwestern Pskov region on February 8. The ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter went down during a routine training mission, killing "three pilots and a ...

Take a Dizzying Ride on the Top of a Mi-8 Helicopter Rotor

Popular Mechanics - ‎7 hours ago‎
The blades on a Russian Mil Mi-8 helicopter spin awfully fast. In order to heft its weight (roughly 7.7 tons empty, or 13.2 tons at its heaviest), the five blades attached to its rotor head have to spin around fast enough to make close to 200 hundred ...

Couple said 'I do' under a smouldering Paritutu Rock in New Plymouth - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
A charcoaled Paritutu Rock, wafting smoke and a visiting helicopter couldn't spoil the wedding day of Mark Dodunski and his bride Juliette Meehan.
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Tanzanian elephant poachers kill British helicopter pilot Roger Gower - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The helicopter mission had been a collaboration between the Friedkin Conservation Fund and the Tanzanian government, which has struggled to respond to what conservation groups say has been an explosion of "industrial-scale" poaching in recent years.
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Rescue helicopter given gift

SunLive - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter pilot Liam Brettkelly, Airshow on field manager Ian Swainson, executive officer Dianne Jeffrey, Salter's Cartage operations manager Alex Salter and Airshow organising committee chairman David Love with the cheque ...

Happy-go-lucky Litherland pupil catches police helicopter's attention with playground wave

Liverpool Echo - ‎4 hours ago‎
This is the charming moment an enthusiastic lad waved at a police helicopter during his school lunch break. The boy, from Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School in Litherland , ignored a game of football behind him as he frantically tried to ...

Look at the Graceful Path of an Attack Helicopter as It Spits Fire

Gizmodo - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
This is what a US Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter looks like from a distance as it strafes the night sky: A graceful curve of light with only arcs of sparks to reveal that it's actually spewing ammunition.
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Police ID pilot, passenger in helicopter crash at Linden airport - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Jim Peters, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, previously said the helicopter was conducting practice landings when it tipped over around 1 p.m.

HMCS Halifax participates in milestone flight for Cyclone helicopter - ‎7 hours ago‎
On Wednesday January 27, just off the coast of Nova Scotia, the sun shone on a milestone achievement for the Canadian Armed Forces' CH148 Cyclone helicopter project. The first Cyclone helicopter, fully manned by Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) ...
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Helicopter crashes at Linden Airport in New Jersey; 1 hurt

WABC-TV - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
"A Bell B206 helicopter tipped over while doing practice landings at Linden Airport at about 1 p.m. today," said a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration, which also is investigating.
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Queen Elizabeth II Chooses Train Service Over Costly Private Helicopter Ride

Latin Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
While Duchess Kate's helicopter journey on Sunday had a return cost to the taxpayers of more than $4,000 (£3,000), the Queen's first class one-hour-and-40-minute trip only cost $79 (£54.90).
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5 are arrested over death of Roger Gower whose helicopter was shot down in Tanzania

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
A group of five people have been arrested in connection to the killing of British helicopter pilot Roger Gower who was fatally gunned down by elephant poachers in Tanzania.

1 Aero Med helicopter moving to Traverse City - ‎19 hours ago‎
BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Spectrum Health and Munson Healthcare are partnering to operate two medical helicopters and a fixed wing aircraft in Traverse City, moving one Aero Med aircraft out of Big Rapids.
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Kiren Rijiju's helicopter makes emergency landing at Hindon airbase

India Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju had a close shave on Tuesday afternoon when the helicopter he was travelling in made an emergency landing at the Hindon airbase due to a technical problem.

This Assam Mechanic Made A 'Jugaad' Helicopter Using SUV Engines & Car Seats! - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
While speaking to The Hindustan Times, Sharma said, "My helicopter can fly, though not as fast as the ones in operation for civil or military duty.