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Billings Flying Service cancel residents meeting at short notice

Billings Flying Service cancel residents meeting at short notice

More than 50 people showed up for a Yellowstone County Zoning Commission meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, but the meeting was canceled shortly after its scheduled start time because the board didn’t have a quorum. See Full Story

Source: Billings Gazette, 14-Jan-16

Billings Flying Service Chinook on standby for Montana firefighting

Billings Flying Service Chinook on standby for Montana firefighting

A private contractor has been part the firefighting effort in Northwest Montana attacking fires from above. See Full Story

Source: Daily Inter Lake, 26-Aug-15

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Billings Flying Service earns the first FAA CH-47D Type Certificate

Billings Flying Service earns the first FAA CH-47D Type Certificate

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Billings Flying Service application for a restricted type certificate on the Chinook CH-47D helicopter. According to Al Blain, Co-owner of Billings Flying Service, this is the first and only type certificate for the CH-47D helicopter. Billings Flying Service bought the first two CH-47Ds that were sold through… Read more »

Source: Billings Flying Service, 05-Aug-14

Billings Flying Service buys two CH-47D Chinooks

Billings Flying Service buys two CH-47D Chinooks

Billings Flying Service are to have one flying within four months, with the second aircraft slated for refurbishment over next winter See full story The actual aircraft are N561AJ ex 90-00184 which sold for $3,500,500 N562AJ ex 90-00185 which sold for $3,003,762

Source: Billings Gazette, 24-Feb-14

16-Jul-13 N775AR Bell UH-1H Dove Creek, US-Colorado (1F)

16-Jul-13 N775AR Bell UH-1H Dove Creek, US-Colorado (1F)

UH-1H crashed while performing seismographic operations at an oil drilling rig in the area.  News report here states AJ Blain, 27, died in the crash, said Joyce Barnett, Dolores County, Colo., coroner

16-Jul-13

Billings Flying Service training S61 pilots for military contractor Presidential Airways

Billings Flying Service training S61 pilots for military contractor Presidential Airways

Attempting to quiet rumors of secret government flights over Billings, a local flight business says it’s using a large cargo helicopter to train pilots for a private company formerly owned by Blackwater.

Source: http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/article_bbcf748a-b70f-11df-b106-001cc4c03286.html, 04-Sep-10

Vector Aerospace Delivers S61 “Shortsky” to Billings Flying Service

Source: RotorNews, 12-Mar-09