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September 04, 2008

Seven Lost In Helo Accident On Dubai Oil Rig

Bell 212 Crashed On Takeoff At Night

A Bell 212 helicopter carrying foreign contractors crashed on takeoff from an offshore oil platform off the coast of Dubai Thursday, claiming all seven people onboard.

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Aero-TV Ponders Some VLJ Questions... And VLJ Answers

  Eclipse Buyers Talk About Their Decisions

Wow; what a difference a few weeks make... ANN's Aero-TV crews spent some time in Albuquerque a few weeks back, before Oshkosh and the startling events that occurred there -- and chatted up a number of Eclipse owners/buyers about their thoughts about the airplane, the industry, and the issues of the day. We present their discussion for your perusal, and look forward to getting back to some of these same people in the next year to see how their answers, concerns and aspirations have held up as Eclipse remakes itself -- post Raburn.



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AAMS Reminds Public Of Importance Of Air Medical Services

Notes Medevac Aircraft Critical To Gustav Evacuation, Return

While the industry's reputation has been tarnished in recent months by a spate of tragic accidents, including a fatal helicopter downing last weekend... the Association of Air Medical Services notes medevac aircraft are vital for saving lives, particularly during times of national crisis.

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San Diego Fire-Rescue Takes Delivery Of Bell 412 Helicopter

Joins Model 212 Now In Service

Bell Helicopter announced the delivery Wednesday of a 412EP model medium lift helicopter to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, joining "Copter One," a Bell Model 212 currently operated by the air support division.

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