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Helicopter

Chopper Lands On Side; No Injuries Reported

State police say no one was hurt when a helicopter had a landing problem at the Ellington Airport early this afternoon and landed on its side.

01/17/2013

Model of Chinese Z-10 helicopter (Peter MacdiE

UTC, Subsidiaries To Pay $75 Million Fine In China Technology Sale

United Technologies Corporation subsidiary Pratt & Whitney Canada has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a case involving China’s development of a new attack helicopter.  Federal officials say Pratt & Whitney Canada, plus UTC itself […]

06/28/2012

Thomas Budrejko (Courtesy U.S. Marine Corps)

Connecticut Marine Among Seven Killed In Helicopter Collision

A Marine from Connecticut is identified as one of the victims of a helicopter training accident this week.

02/24/2012

(Louis Lanzano/AP Photo)

Helicopter Crashes In New York’s East River

A helicopter with five people aboard crashed into the East River on Tuesday afternoon after taking off from a launch pad on the riverbank, killing one passenger and injuring three others.

10/04/2011

Black Hawk Helicopter (File:Brennan Linsley/AP Photo)

Black Hawk Vital In Post-9/11 World

America’s wars since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 have been a boon for the maker of Black Hawk helicopters, a workhorse the U.S. military has relied on heavily to strike targets and ferry troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

09/05/2011

(File: Sikorsky Aircraft/AP Photo)

Lull In Military Orders Prompts Sikorsky Layoffs

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is laying off nearly 400 workers at its factory in upstate New York because of what the company says is a lull in orders for military helicopters.

06/03/2011

NTSB Recommends Changes For Sikorsky Helicopter Invoved in Fatal Crash

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended redesign and modification of some elements of the Sikorsky S-76C model helicopter, the type that was involved in the 2009 helicopter crash that […]

11/23/2010