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ButcherJoseph & Co. Advises Helicopters, Inc. on Employee Buyout

ButcherJoseph & Co. Advises Helicopters, Inc. on Employee Buyout

ButcherJoseph & Co. (“ButcherJoseph”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Helicopters, Inc. (“Helicopters” or the “Company”) on its sale to the Helicopters, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”). Headquartered in Cahokia, IL, the Company is the largest lessor of helicopters to the domestic electronic news gathering industry. Helicopters, Inc. founder Stephen Lieber commented, “Helicopters,… Read more »

Source: ButcherJoseph & Co., 13-Mar-17

08-Jul-15 N3QY Bell 206L4 Sacramento, US-California

Force landed on school property.  FAA has no other details, but industry forum suggesting engine failure.  Helicopter is operated by TV station KCRA

08-Jul-15

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21-May-14 N55SL Bell 206L Beverly, US-Massachusetts

Heavy landing with tail missing – boom potentially sliced by main blades

21-May-14

Sinclair, KOMO express deepest sympathies to Seattle helicopter crash victims

Sinclair, KOMO express deepest sympathies to Seattle helicopter crash victims

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and its Seattle television station, KOMO (ABC), expressed its deepest condolences for the victims and family members of the news helicopter that crashed inSeattle, WA this morning.  The helicopter, owned by Helicopter, Inc., is leased jointly by Sinclair’s television station, KOMO, and Gannett’s television station, KING. “We are deeply saddened by this tragedy,”… Read more »

Source: Sinclair Broadcast, 19-Mar-14

Gannett, KING express deepest sympathies to Seattle helicopter crash victims

Gannett, KING express deepest sympathies to Seattle helicopter crash victims

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and its Seattle station, KING, are deeply saddened by today’s helicopter accident in Seattle, WA. “Words cannot express the sympathy and sadness we feel for the victims who lost their lives in today’s tragedy and for their families,” said Ray Heacox, president and general manager, KING. “We grieve this afternoon with the entire Seattle community… Read more »

Source: Gannett Co, 19-Mar-14

News helicopter crashes into Seattle street

News helicopter crashes into Seattle street

This news item is part of the accident data provided by HeliHub.com on this site.  Information provided in this update may potentially be incomplete or inaccurate as we frequently post these stories only a very short time after the accident has occurred.  Users of HeliHub.com are advised to carry out their own checks and searches,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Mar-14

18-Mar-14 N250FB Eurocopter AS350B2 Seattle, US-Washington (2F)

KOMO News helicopter down in Broad Street in Seattle, more updates shortly.  Seattle Police confirm at least two fatalities – named in this article as  pilot Gary Pfitzner and KOMO photographer Bill Strothman.  The helicopter was being used in a joint partnership between KOMO and KING 5 according to this KING 5 report

18-Mar-14

Midwest Helicopter Safety Seminar Success

Midwest Helicopter Safety Seminar Success

On Sat., Nov. 10, HAI sponsored a safety seminar at Helicopters Inc.’s FBO at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in St. Louis, Mo. The FAA Safety Team brought together a group of more than 70 helicopter operators and pilots, and provided speakers on a variety of helicopter safety subjects. Topics covered included helicopter accident trends,… Read more »

Source: HAI, 14-Nov-12

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ThrottleNet creates new mobile app for Helicopters Inc

ThrottleNet creates new mobile app for Helicopters Inc

ThrottleNet announces they have created a new mobile application for Helicopters Inc. based in Cahokia, Illinois. Helicopters Inc. specializes in the leasing of news gathering helicopters for television and radio stations nationwide. The new mobile app is designed for iPad use by pilots and administrative personnel. It enables pilots to create manifests from any remote… Read more »

Source: ThrottleNet, 30-Oct-12

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Cadorath announces winners of $15,000 Heli-Expo Prizes

Cadorath announces winners of $15,000 Heli-Expo Prizes

Cadorath Aerospace announce the winners of their “Win $5,000 of Bell Helicopter Repairs” contest held during HELI-EXPO 2012. The three lucky winners selected from the 46 eligible people who booked appointments at the show were: 1) Rotorcraft Support Inc. – Phil Difiore 2) Helicopters Inc. – Jule Boyer 3) Logic Aviation – Duane Bodette “On… Read more »

Source: Cadorath, 23-Feb-12

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16-Nov-11 N410TV Eurocopter AS350B2 Scottsdale, US-Arizona

Emergency landing after bird strike caused hole 10×16 inches

16-Nov-11

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Helicopters Inc selects Quantum Control logistics software

Helicopters Inc selects Quantum Control logistics software

Helicopters, Inc, has selected and implemented Component Control’s Quantum Control MRO and Logistics Software solution to manage its nationwide base of service facilities in support of their fleet of news-gathering helicopters. With major hubs in St. Louis, Atlanta, Miami, New York and San Francisco, and regional support throughout the United States, Helicopters, Inc. was looking… Read more »

Source: Component Control, 11-Nov-11

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Louisville’s WHAS and WAVE merge helicopter operations

Louisville’s WHAS and WAVE merge helicopter operations

Rival television stations in Louisville, Kentucky, WHAS and WAVE are joining forces in the air, effective from 1st April.   The two stations will share air time and the video feeds will be identical on each station – and the helicopter will be painted up with one station’s colours on the port side and the other… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Mar-11

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11-Jan-11 N95TV Bell 206L4 Boston, US-Massachusetts

TV reporting helico0pter for WCVB – Boston’s Channel 5.  Warning light came on and pilot made immediate emergency landing.  No damage to helicopter.  Pilot Michael Young employed buy Helicopters Inc, and photographer Karen Lippert of WCVB were aboard.

11-Jan-11

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