The preliminary report is out on a story I covered here: Pima County Sheriff Crash. There aren’t any glaring faults yet but there are a few new details. The first being that they were attempting a pinnacle landing when the pilot lost control. One of the passengers said they had touched down and the helicopter [...]
Tuna boat work in a 369 Thanks to Joe for the tip!
A floats equipped MD500 had to ditch recently into a reservoir in Italy. All the articles I’ve found have to go through google translate so it is tough to get specifics. From what I understand though it was a police helicopter with two people on board. They suffered a loss of power and had to [...]
A helicopter contracted to Wilson Construction crashed around 2:30 p.m. today in Elverta, California. Two people were onboard, a male pilot and female passenger. The pilot received minor to moderate injuries and the passenger was seriously injured. One news outlet is reporting that the passenger was an employee of the construction firm. I’m glad neither [...]
Marker ball installation – another great video posted by the Flying Lineman.
An MD-500 crashed near Minsk, the capitol of Belarus, while performing a loop recently. The German pilot was involved in a competition for helicopter tactical sport. The crash occurred at the airfield in Borovaya which caused the helicopter to burst in to flames upon impact. Pretty incredible footage and RIP.