• civilian
  • So, on Wednesday, scientists strapped 15 dummies - some dressed in Army fatigues and others in civilian T-shirts and shorts - into their helicopter seats at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va . The helicopter, a former Marine craft weighing some 10,300 pounds, was pulled 30 feet above the ground and swung like a pendulum. (csmonitor.com)
  • The flying Airwolf was derived from a Bell 222, a twin-turboshaft helicopter produced for the civilian market and typically employed for corporate, emergency medical or utility transport missions, with seating for up to 10, including the pilot. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, it has been reported that the PRC is carrying out a rapid enlargement of its assault helicopter regiments with the civilian version of the Mil Mi-17. (wikipedia.org)
  • compound
  • Ellehammer later studied a disc-rotor configuration - a compound helicopter with coaxial blades that extended from the hub for hover, and retracted for high speed vertical flight. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1946
  • It first became known as Piasecki Helicopter in 1946. (wikipedia.org)
  • USS Iwo Jima (United States Navy) - the lead ship of the Iwo Jima class HMS Bulwark, HMS Albion, (Royal Navy) - helicopter carriers of the 1960s-1980s Moskva class (Soviet Navy) Vittorio Veneto class (Italian Marina Militare) Jeanne d'Arc (French Navy, decommissioned in 2010) USCGC Cobb (WPG-181) (US Coast Guard, decommissioned in 1946) - World's first helicopter carrier. (wikipedia.org)
  • United Stat
  • The United States Navy and the United Kingdom began modifying existing helicopters as anti-submarine weapons (ASW) platforms, carrying depth bombs and Magnetic Anomaly Detector gear. (wikipedia.org)
  • Piasecki designed and successfully sold a series of tandem rotor helicopters to the United States Navy, starting with the HRP-1 of 1944. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bell
  • In 1955, French field commanders placed infantry machine gunners in the stretcher panniers of their Bell 47 (Sioux H-13) casualty evacuation helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Airwolf helicopter was a conventional Bell 222 helicopter modified by attaching some film props. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new, full-size replica of the Airwolf helicopter was created by Steven W. Stull for display in the short-lived Helicopter Headquarters museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee that opened in August 2006, using a non-flying Bell 222 with molds taken directly from the originals used in the show. (wikipedia.org)
  • targets
  • The most common use of military helicopters is transport of troops, but transport helicopters can be modified or converted to perform other missions such as combat search and rescue (CSAR), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), airborne command post, or even armed with weapons for attacking ground targets. (wikipedia.org)
  • To enable them to find and identify their targets, some modern attack helicopters are equipped with very capable sensors such as a millimeter wave radar system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vietnam
  • The term, likely spawned in the Vietnam war, refers to the main nut holding the rotors on to the mast of a helicopter which is in the shape of the Christian cross. (hackaday.com)
  • The first United States use of the armed helicopter in large-scale combat operations was during the Vietnam War. (wikipedia.org)
  • There have been a few stealth helicopters: A modified Hughes 500P (1972), nicknamed "The Quiet One" had reduced noise operation capability and was used once by the CIA during the Vietnam War to deploy a wiretap. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first of the modern attack helicopters was the Vietnam era AH-1 Cobra, which pioneered the now classic format of pilot and weapons officer seated in tandem in a narrow fuselage, chin mounted guns, and rockets and missiles mounted on stub wings. (wikipedia.org)
  • aircraft
  • While on deployment, go-fast boats are searched for not only by the HITRON helicopter but also by shore based maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) such as the Coast Guard HC-130J Hercules. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ellehammer helicopter was an otherwise-unnamed experimental aircraft built in Denmark in 1912. (wikipedia.org)
  • Helicopters can fly in rougher weather than fixed-wing aircraft, and they can deliver injured passengers directly to hospitals or other emergency facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • An armed helicopter is a military helicopter equipped with aircraft ordnance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Direct fire support delivered by weapons mounted on helicopters began informally in the Korean War, with United States Marines firing their weapons from the open doors of the aircraft, into the treeline of the landing area below. (wikipedia.org)
  • In two successive special stockholders' meetings the board then changed the name of Piasecki Helicopter to Vertol (for vertical take-off and landing) Aircraft Corporation and amended the bylaws to bar Piasecki's re-election as a director, on the grounds that he was running a rival company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Helicopter carriers can either have a full-length aircraft deck like HMS Ocean, or have a large helicopter deck, usually aft, as in the Soviet Navy's Moskva class, the Chinese Navy's Type 0891A or RFA Argus. (wikipedia.org)
  • HMS Illustrious (Royal Navy) An Invincible-class light aircraft carrier, which operated as a helicopter carrier when HMS Ocean was being refitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • rise
  • If the numbers of helicopter parents truly are on the rise, the trend will have ramifications for educators and employers alike as well as for the parents and children themselves. (prweb.com)
  • Fury as Elvis firefighting chopper replaced by smaller craft Heavyweight Helicopter Rise of the Machines: Season 1, Episode 6. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rise of helicopter parenting coincided with two social shifts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Commentators on social media have argued that the one-child policy has been an aggravating factor in the rise of helicopter parenting (see Little Emperor Syndrome). (wikipedia.org)
  • Army
  • That's because this crash was the culmination of some two years of preparation between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) , the US Navy and Army, and the Federal Aviation Administration to find out how to make a helicopter crash survivable. (csmonitor.com)
  • The French Army was one of the first military forces to modify and use helicopters in combat in a ground attack role during the Algerian War of 1954-62. (wikipedia.org)
  • After learning of French Army experiments, there was a movement within the U.S. Army to arm helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the leadership of Colonel Jay Vanderpool, the U.S. Army modified Sikorsky and other larger helicopters with fixed and flexible-mount machine guns, rockets, and cannon. (wikipedia.org)
  • First the U.S. Army modified UH-1B 'Huey' helicopters, mounting machine guns and Folding Fin Aerial Rockets (FFAR) on struts parallel with the fuselage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eventually, the U.S. Army would upgrade the engine and rotor to the UH-1C model, and again to the UH-1M model, to overcome power issues as more and more armament was added to the helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Army mission helicopter was secret, stealth Black Hawk. (wikipedia.org)
  • aerial
  • If the suspect vessel fails to stop after numerous visual and verbal warnings, the helicopter crew will take up a firing position alongside the go-fast and the aerial gunner will fire warning shots across their bow with the mounted M240 machine gun to further compel them to stop. (wikipedia.org)
  • Janeiro
  • Brazilian police said they shot down a private helicopter that was trying to help one or more top drug dealers break out of prison in Rio de Janeiro. (latimes.com)
  • describes
  • Generational demographer Neil Howe describes helicopter parenting as the parenting style of Baby Boomer parents of Millennial children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Howe describes the helicopter parenting of baby-boomers as a distinct parenting style from Generation X parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the original idea of helicopter money describes central banks making payments directly to individuals, economists have used the term 'helicopter money' to refer to a wide range of different policy ideas, including the 'permanent' monetization of budget deficits - with the additional element of attempting to shock beliefs about future inflation or nominal GDP growth, in order to change expectations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless
  • Nevertheless, in order to commemorate the centenary of his achievement, a replica of the helicopter was constructed by the École supérieure des techniques aéronautiques et de construction automobile (ESTACA) and presented to the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace where it was placed on display on 15 December 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, by the close of the Algerian War, attack helicopters such as the CH-34 were being used in synchronized operations with troop-carrying CH-21 helicopters in large-scale counterinsurgency operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • examples
  • In paleocontact hypothesis circles the hieroglyphics have been interpreted as an out-of-place artifact depicting a helicopter as well as other examples of modern technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • chairman
  • Don R. Berlin was brought in as president and director of Piasecki Helicopters in 1953, while Frank Piasecki was chairman of the board. (wikipedia.org)
  • In November 2002, Ben Bernanke, then Federal Reserve Board governor, and later chairman, suggested that helicopter money could always be used to prevent deflation. (wikipedia.org)
  • children's
  • If children's play environments are designed for the whole family with comfortable, shady places to sit and observe kids playing from a distance, parents may be less inclined to 'helicopter' and impede spontaneous play - which can also be increased by providing lots of environmental choice and diversity," Moore says. (psychcentral.com)
  • A helicopter parent (also called a cosseting parent or simply a cosseter) is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child's or children's experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • successfully
  • In March 2000, Agusta was awarded the contract to provide eight A109E Power helicopters to replace the MH90 Enforcers that HITRON had been successfully flying. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brazil
  • All five people aboard a helicopter were killed when it crashed as it carried workers back to shore from an oil platform off northeastern Brazil Tuesday. (latimes.com)
  • assault
  • The most heavily armoured helicopters are attack, assault and special forces helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • These helicopters without armour and electronic counter measures will function well enough for training exercises and photo opportunities but would be suicidal to deploy in the assault role in actual combat situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aviation
  • US Helicopter was the only scheduled helicopter airline service in the United States certified by both the United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • original
  • AHM-200-2 is a modified version of the original anti-helicopter mine , under development at the Institute of Metal Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria. (defense-update.com)
  • 7" Wichita / WEBB070S (UK) "Helicopter" "Skeleton" CD Wichita / WEBB070SCD (UK) "Helicopter" "Always New Depths" "Tulips" (Minotaur Shock mix) US CD "Helicopter" (Diplo remix) "Helicopter" (Weird Science remix featuring Peaches) "Helicopter" (Whitey remix) "Helicopter" (Original version) US 12" vinyl "Helicopter" (Diplo remix) "Helicopter" (Weird Science remix featuring Peaches) Boydston, Joshua (17 February 2015). (wikipedia.org)
  • Form 8-K for U.S. Helicopter Corp". Archived from the original on 2013-02-10. (wikipedia.org)
  • A second set of policies, closer to the original description of helicopter money, and more innovative in the context of monetary history, involves the central bank making direct transfers to the private sector financed with base money, without the direct involvement of fiscal authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Replica
  • A further replica was built by the Hubschraubermuseum Bückeburg (Helicopter Museum of Bückeburg) to pay homage to the merits of Paul Cornu. (wikipedia.org)
  • ground
  • In the Canadian Rockies, our small helicopter was so overloaded that several attempts were made before it could leave the ground. (nytimes.com)
  • NASA slammed a Marine helicopter into the ground at over 30 miles an hour, in a procedure that they said went off without major hitches. (csmonitor.com)
  • When a helicopter plummeted into the ground at more than 30 miles per hour this week, there was nothing but jubilation from the scientists on the ground. (csmonitor.com)
  • London
  • In this image taken from amateur video, showing a line of flaming debris shortly after a helicopter crash in central London, early Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013. (yahoo.com)
  • Police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on the side of St. George's Tower in the Vauxhall area of central London. (yahoo.com)
  • The London Helicopter bietet Platz für bis zu sechs Fluggäste und startet mehrmals pro Tag. (visitbritain.com)
  • capable
  • In 1956, the French Air Force experimented with arming the Sikorsky S-55, then being superseded in service by the more capable Piasecki H-21 and Sikorsky CH-34 helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • parents
  • Called 'helicopter parents,' they are micromanaging their offspring not just in kindergarten and elementary school, but all the way through college and into adulthood, says Kevin Osborn, author of the report. (prweb.com)
  • High school -- Helicopter parents become intrusive micromanagers, text messaging their kids in class, doing their homework projects and papers for them and writing their college application essays. (prweb.com)
  • Hovering helicopter parents want to keep strict tabs on their children, which will expand the market for 'emergency' mobile phones for very young children and surveillance devices for older children,' Osborn forecasts, adding that as this group ages parents will continue to want to control. (prweb.com)
  • Researchers examined how families use neighborhood parks and discovered children who were monitored too closely by hovering "helicopter" parents were less likely to engage in higher levels of physical activity. (psychcentral.com)
  • Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover overhead, overseeing their child's life. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that helicopter parents continued advocating for their adult children at the graduate school level as well, such as advocating for their adult child's admission to law school or business school. (wikipedia.org)
  • As this cohort entered the workforce, Human Resource officials reported helicopter parents showing up in the workplace or phoning managers to advocate on their adult child's behalf or to negotiate salaries for their adult children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Helicopter parents attempt to "ensure their children are on a path to success by paving it for them. (wikipedia.org)
  • uses
  • However, this system uses more sophisticated digital signal processor which can identify specific types of helicopters, based on customer specific threat library. (defense-update.com)
  • Brian Helicopter uses Rickenbacker 4000 series basses exclusively. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the Blackhawk family of helicopters uses two engines and can continue to fly on only one (under certain conditions), the engines are separated by the transmission and placed so that if attacked from any one flank, the engine on that flank acts to protect the transmission and the engine on the other side from damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • Robert] combined the efforts of several others to understand how to send commands to the helicopter, including use of two separate channels for controlling two at once. (hackaday.com)
  • made
  • Helicopter Canada was made for international distribution during the Canadian centennial. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cornu helicopter is reported to have made a number of short hops, rising perhaps 1.5 or 2 metres (5-7 feet) into the air and staying aloft for something less than one minute. (wikipedia.org)
  • From this mock-up molds were made so that parts could be made to FAA specifications before they were added to the flying helicopter. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • The pilot and a second man in the helicopter were killed when the craft crashed inside the 2,000-inmate Frei Caneca prison, police Capt. Antonio Carlos said. (latimes.com)
  • During the crash, high-speed cameras filming at 500 images per second tracked the black dots painted on the helicopter, allowing scientists to assess the exact deformation of each part of the craft, in a photographic technique called full-field photogrammetry. (csmonitor.com)
  • Known
  • A spokeswoman for the state oil company, Petrobras, which had hired the helicopter, said the cause of the crash was not known. (latimes.com)
  • less
  • Helicopters are in many ways less suitable for stealth technology than airplanes are, because of the noise generated by their rotor blades, which also give off a strong radar signature. (wikipedia.org)