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Rotorcraft Report: R&W Web Updates

By Staff Writer | September 1, 2007

Here’s more rotorcraft-related news since our last issue was published. You can find details at

Chinook Crash Kills 5

A U.S. Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook on a post-maintenance test flight crashed near Taqaddum air base in Iraq Aug. 14, killing five troops.


Geneva Advanced Center

Geneva Aviation has opened a center in Kent, Wash. for development of audio, video and microwave technologies for news-gathering and law enforcement helicopters.

Students Sue Silver State

Eighteen student pilots in Arizona have sued Silver State Helicopter, alleging the school lacked the resources to adequately train their class.

S. African Military's First Black Female Pilot

The South African National Defence Force has welcomed its first black female helicopter pilot. Lt. Phetogo Molawa flies the Denel Oryx army helicopter.

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