Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations
An emergency rule intended to reduce the number of deaths and injuries associated with Hawaiian air tours was followed by a 47 percent reduction in sightseeing crashes, according to a new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and...
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue ( CALSTAR ) has the first helicopter
in the world modified to allow for dramatically enhanced abilities and increased safety to make landings while using Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and CEO announced today.
Nolan Law Group Files Lawsuit on Behalf of the Parents of a 14-Month-Old Girl Killed in October 15th 2008 Medical Evacuation Helicopter Crash Near Aurora, Illinois
CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit stemming from the catastrophic
October 15, 2008 crash of an Air Angels EMS Helicopter
near Aurora, Illinois
was filed today on behalf of Robert and Brooke Blockinger, who suffered the
tragic loss of their 14-month-old daughter Kirstin Reann Blockinger....
Sikorsky Aircraft Announces Contract with Boston MedFlight for S-76C++(TM) Helicopter
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today
announced the signing of a contract to provide an S-76C++(TM) helicopter
Boston MedFlight for air medical critical care transports in the Northeast.
Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX ...
Herley New England Receives Additional $1.3 Million Contract Award from Lockheed Martin for the Multi-Mission Helicopter
LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries,
Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) announced today that its Herley New England division in
Woburn, Massachusetts, has a contract totaling approximately $1.3 million
from Lockheed Martin Systems Integration, Owego, NY, for the manufacture...
AIRLIFE Denver Spreads its Wings with Third Helicopter
New addition will provide much-needed service to North
DENVER, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRLIFE Denver is expanding emergency
services with the addition of a third helicopter
to be stationed in
northern Colorado. The expansion is expected to take effect in February
2008 and will provid...
Farm Boy Airlifted by PSNI helicopter To Safety
A teenage boy, badly hurt in a farm accident, claimed a chance for survival after he was airlifted by a Helicopter//.
The 16 year old teenage boy had suffered grave injuries on his upper body, and was lifted by a PSNI helicopter. Insp Roger McConnell, who accompanied the boy in the helicopter...
Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients
...an Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo, but this year's Expo will be greeted by an aerial protest bud banner so huge and in your face that only a powerful helicopter
is big enough to tow it around Fort Mason Center on Sunday afternoon, July 26th.
This year's San Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo promoted by Maxim...
New Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Enhances Air Ambulance Safety
...ld son, Damon K. Talbott, died in an air ambulance helicopter
crash near Roswell, New Mexico, in 2001. The crash...ical Center, was liable for negligently hiring the helicopter
contractor Medical Air Transport (MAT). MAT had recently based a helicopter
at the hospital.
An initial trial verdict in ...
Air Methods Petitions NTSB for Reconsideration of Probable Cause Determination
... 29, 2008 mid-air collision accident in Flagstaff, Arizona. The NTSB Probable Cause Report states that "both pilots failed to see and avoid the other helicopter
on approach to the helipad".
Specifically, Air Methods' petition seeks the following of the NTSB [Board]:
Reconsideration and ...
helicopter in Medical Technology
Blood Gas Analysis: The Pros and Cons of Point-Of-Care Testing
...quick result at the bedside or operating table. Such handheld units can be used in non-traditional settings such as rural clinics and in ambulance or helicopter
POCT can offer several benefits, most importantly the instant implementation of treatment decisions rather than waiting, s...
helicopter in Medical Products
Insta-Mold Stethoscope Earmolds
Description:... Customized stethoscope earmolds add comfort and enhance hearing abilities in noisy medical environments such as ambulance paramedics, Flight-for-Life helicopter
personnel, emergency technicians and military field medics.
These molds are specific in design and can be fabricated to fit just about any stethosc...
helicopter in Biological News
No helicopter moms among Rutgers mutant mice
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. First, he discovered a gene that controls innate fear in animals. Now Rutgers geneticist Gleb Shumyatsky has shown that the same gene promotes "helicopter mom" behavior in mice. The gene, known as stathmin or oncoprotein 18, motivates female animals to protect newborn pups and...
Dolphin population stunted by fishing activities, Scripps/NOAA study finds
...s in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The surveys included military reconnaissance camera images of more than 20,000 animals.
Cramer, who participated in helicopter
surveys between 1998 and 2003, and her colleagues used the image database to analyze entire dolphin schools, focusing in particular on mother-calf pai...
156th Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami
...struction noise impacts on the California coastal gnatcatcher in southern California, aircraft noise impacts on sage grouse in central California, and helicopter
disturbance on caribou in Alaska..."
PITCH PERCEPTION, HARMONY, AND THE BRAIN
Robot vehicle surveys deep sea off Pacific Northwest
... for as long as 18 hours and 58 kilometers, with the potential for longer trips in the future.
Sentry is designed to swim like a fish or fly like a helicopter
through the water. The sleek hydrodynamic design allows the vehicle to descend quickly from the sea surface to the depths (about 3,500 meters per hour...
Whales and dolphins influence new wind turbine design
...ineered systems can accomplish," Dr Fish advises. "There are even possibilities that this technology could be applied to aeronautical designs such as helicopter
blades in the future."
The work centres on studies of vortices, tornado-shaped water formations that develop in the wake of the animals. "In the ...
Baseball diamonds: the lefthander's best friend
...rofessor of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, and uber baseball fan. Peters is a mechanical engineer who specializes in aircraft and helicopter
engineering and has a different approach to viewing America's Favorite Pastime.
First of all, some numbers.
"Ninety percent of the human popul...
Want to fly? Don't copy the birds and the bees
...ever, there is a tendancy to presume that biology is efficient, and I would say that, even at very small sizes, if you want to hover efficiently, be a helicopter
not a flapper"
Into the wild
...re likely to be injured falling out of a tree than through a bear attack. However, in case of emergency we will have GPS distress beacons and a rescue helicopter
will be scrambled.
The expedition has been approved and supported by the Royal Geographical Society and British Ecological Society and is a collabo...
Scientists endure Arctic for last campaign prior to CryoSat-2 launch
...aign is a huge logistical undertaking as airborne, helicopter
and ground measurements are being taken simultaneo...ner which maps the surface beneath the plan, and a helicopter
with an on-board sensor that measures sea-ice thic...riments will be to acquire coincident airborne and helicopter
measurements over sea ice", says Rene Forsberg fro...
Antarctica's coldest, darkest season draws Montana State University researchers
...ed vehicles then took them to McMurdo where approximately 500 people provide support services. To collect and process samples, the team members fly by helicopter
to field stations near the lakes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Transantarctic Mountains.
The field stations have one building where the researchers w...
helicopter in Biological Technology
Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN
...space, marine and energy.
2. The Group has a broad customer base comprising more than 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter
operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers, including 70 navies, and energy customers in nearly 120 countries. It employs ...
The sea ice is getting thinner
...rly high concentration of melt-water in the ocean and a large number of melt-ponds. These data, collected from on board the Polarstern, and also from helicopter
flights allow the scientists to better interpret their satellite images.
Sea-Ice biologists from the Institute of Polar Ecology at the University of K...
helicopter in Biological Dictionary
...Lag time) ... The period may be as short as minutes to as long as thirty years in the ... This is known as phase lag . How then to rig a helicopter
for controllable flight? ... The Phase lag is Delay between cause and effext i.e after applying maximum pitch ... If the phase - lag comp...
...ain ... however, seem well adapted to seaborne dispersal , especially coconuts. ... Although their mode of dispersal is similar to single-winged helicopter
seeds, ... Dispersal Of Coconut & Its Crab. Mary's Bean: Fabulous Drift Seed ... Information about dispersal in the free online English dic...