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Victms In Pa. Helicopter Crash Had Family In Md.

A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday.

07/28/2013

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Pilot’s Skill Key To Trimming Trees From The Air

What do you do when trees threaten large power lines in areas where it may be impossible to get traditional equipment? In the battle of vegetation versus power transmission, FirstEnergy calls in air support.

06/07/2013

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Police Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Columbia High School

Federal investigators are at a Howard County high school, investigating the emergency landing of a police helicopter. It happened late Thursday night at Wild Lake High School in Columbia.

05/31/2013

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UMD Students Fly Human-Powered Helicopter 58 Seconds

The University of Maryland says its human-powered helicopter flew for 58 seconds. But that was not enough to win the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize on Sunday. The prize requires a flight of longer than 60 second and an altitude of 10 feet.

04/28/2013

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University Of Maryland Students Seek Human-Powered Helicopter Prize

Engineering students at the University of Maryland are attempting to fly a human-powered helicopter high enough and long enough this weekend to capture an aviation prize.

04/27/2013

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Md. Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Army Pilot Killed In Afghan Crash

Flags in Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of an Army helicopter pilot killed in a crash in Afghanistan.

04/15/2013

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Md. Soldier Who Died In Helicopter Crash Wanted To Be A Pilot

The mother of a soldier from Maryland killed in a helicopter says her daughter wanted to be a pilot when she graduated from West Point.

03/18/2013

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State Police Unveil First Of New Medevac Helicopters That Will Replace Aging Fleet

Maryland State Police (MSP) take the first step toward replacing their aging fleet of medevac helicopters. The first brand new chopper is on display.

10/05/2012

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Baltimore Police Show Off New Fleet Of Foxtrot Helicopters

Foxtrot helicopters play a major role in helping Baltimore police catch criminals. Ever since one went down back in 1998, killing an officer, the department has focused on preventing future accidents.

08/23/2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Golf in high heels? An event in Lutherville is raising money for the Maryland House of Ruth. A sheriff is flying high–nearly for free! Also, Turtle talk with Meteorologist Tim Williams and Gigi Barnett.

06/09/2012

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Eastern Shore Sheriff’s Office Testing Gyroplane

An unusual aircraft is taking to the skies over the Eastern Shore. The Queen Anne’s County sheriff’s office says it is flying patrols with a gyroplane, which is part helicopter and part airplane, under a Department of Justice grant.

06/05/2012

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NORAD To Conduct Training Flights In D.C. Area

Military training flights are scheduled this week over the Washington area to test air defense response.

05/22/2012

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