UAVs
Aug. 1, 2012, Webster Field, Md. - For the second time this year, the U.S. Marine Corps has approved the deployment extension of K-MAX Cargo UAS, the first unmanned helicopter to deliver cargo and resupply troops in a combat zone.
July 25, 2012, Virginia - Europe's biggest aerospace company, EADS, on Monday said prospective U.S. commercial and military customers showed great interest in its X3 high-speed helicopter, which the company says has revolutionized helicopter technology.
July 19, 2012, Toronto - The New Democrats say they want the health minister to come back for questioning by a legislative committee that's probing Ornge.
July 18, 2012, Toronto - Ornge was never about personal gain, but building a great air ambulance service that would help patients and the people of Ontario, the man at the centre of the scandal said Wednesday.
July 17, 2012, Ottawa - They may be better known for riding horses, but the Mounties are trading the clack of hoofs for the whir of rotors with their newest investigative tool.
July 17, 2012, Chicago, Il. - Helicopter equipment and repair company Northstar Aerospace Inc. says it has not found a qualified bidder to purchase its business and the original bidders will take control for U.S. $70 million.
July 12, 2012, Vancouver - A British Columbia helicopter pilot is headed to prison in the U.S. after admitting he spent years spiriting marijuana shipments across the border.
June 21, 2012, College Park, Md. - A team of A. James Clark School of Engineering students will fly their new human-powered helicopter, Gamera II.  The vehicle is an improved version of Gamera I, which last year set world records for flight duration.
June 1, 2012, Parsippany, N.J. - Global Aerospace, Inc. has been selected as the Aviation Insurance Claims Manager and Advisor for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
May 30, 2012, Beijing, China - According to international consultancy Frost & Sullivan, the military unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market will mushroom throughout the decade. The firm expects the market value of UAV technology to grow by 60 percent to $7.3 billion by 2020. The Asia-Pacific market, which until now has largely lagged behind Western nations, is expected to be a leading growth engine over the next 10 years.
May 23, 2012, Boise, Id. -  Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) is accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards to be presented at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Annual Trade Show and Convention in July 11-14 in Reno, Nev. Nominations will be accepted until June 18.
May 18, 2012, Arlington, Va. - Today, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) released the following statement from President & CEO Michael Toscano in response to recent depictions in the media that put the unlawful destruction of unmanned aerial systems in a positive light:
SEI Industries may be famous for creating a product named Bambi, but it is anything but meek and mild on the international firefighting scene.
May 7, 2012, Portland, Or. - Max-Viz Inc. recently shipped its 250th helicopter forward-looking infrared Enhanced Vision System.
May 2, 2012, Yellowknife, N.W.T. - It has cost $2.4 million to repair power lines near Yellowknife after a military helicopter accidentally chopped them.

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