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Frederick Co. jury awards $17M in fatal helicopter crash (access required)

A Frederick County jury awarded approximately $17 million Tuesday to the families of two helicopter pilots killed in a crash near the Frederick Municipal Airport in 2014. Jurors, following three days of deliberation and a two-week trial, awarded approximately $12 ...

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5 things to know about Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky (access required)

Lockheed Martin will acquire helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion, the Bethesda-based military contractor announced Monday. United Technology Corp. said last month that it planned to sell Sikorsky to help simplify its eclectic mix of businesses. Industry competitors Boeing, ...

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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, surprising spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center. Capitol Police didn’t immediately identify ...

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Lockheed awarded Qatar contract

Lockheed Martin, the Bethesda-based security and aerospace company, will provide Qatar’s Apache attack helicopters with a new laser-directed targeting system under a $90.6 million contract with the U.S. Army, Lockheed announced Monday. The Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision ...

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Helicopter firm now called GrandView

Baltimore Helicopter Services has changed its name to GrandView Aviation and announced it is now offering brokered helicopter and jet flights around the world and helicopter fleet management. In addition to connecting clients with flight operators, GrandView will coordinate ancillary ...

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Helicopter over Baltimore to monitor radiation

The National Nuclear Security Administration says a helicopter will fly over Baltimore to measure naturally occurring background radiation. The NNSA says the twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter may be seen flying at low altitudes Wednesday and Thursday. It will be equipped ...

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