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AAR CORP. is an independent provider of aviation and expeditionary services to the global commercial, government and defense aviation industries.
Air Greenland A/S, also known as Greenlandair, is the flag carrier airline of Greenland, jointly owned by the SAS Group (37.5%), the Greenlandic Government and the Danish Government.
Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Ansett Australia was a major Australian airline group, based in Melbourne.
The Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina, or simply FAA) is the national aviation branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Brent Spar, or Brent E, was a North Sea oil storage and tanker loading buoy in the Brent oilfield, operated by Shell UK.
Bristow Helicopters Limited is a British civil helicopter operator originally based at Aberdeen Airport, Scotland which is now part of the U.S.-based Bristow Group (S&P 600 component) which in turn has its corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.
British Airways Helicopters was a British helicopter airline from 1964 to 1986.
British International Helicopter Services Limited (BIH), owned by Rigby Group PLC, is the largest British-owned helicopter operator and the only domestically-held company in the UK's offshore helicopter / EMS sector.
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG; Garde côtière canadienne – GCC) is the coast guard of Canada.
Carson Helicopters, Inc is a helicopter operating company based in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Celtic Sea (An Mhuir Cheilteach; Y Môr Celtaidd; An Mor Keltek; Ar Mor Keltiek; La mer Celtique) is the area of the Atlantic Ocean off the south coast of Ireland bounded to the east by Saint George's Channel; other limits include the Bristol Channel, the English Channel, and the Bay of Biscay, as well as adjacent portions of Wales, Cornwall, Devon, and Brittany.
CHC Helicopter is a large helicopter services company, specializing in the following services.
Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
Cougar Helicopters (a VIH Aviation Group Company) is a St. John's based commercial helicopter company servicing offshore oil and gas fields off the coast of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.
Croman Corporation is a helicopter operating company based in White City, Oregon, United States.
The East Pakistan Helicopter Service refers to the scheduled helicopter services operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in East Pakistan during the 1960s.
In materials science, fatigue is the weakening of a material caused by repeatedly applied loads.
The General Electric T58 is an American turboshaft engine developed for helicopter use.
A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.
Helijet International is a helicopter airline and charter service based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG) is a section of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency responsible for the initiation and co-ordination of all maritime search and rescue (SAR) within the UK Maritime Search and Rescue Region.
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
The Air Corps (An tAerchór) is the air component of the Defence Forces of Ireland.
The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG; Garda Cósta na hÉireann) is part of the Department of Transport of the Republic of Ireland.
Kangerlussuaq ("Big Fjord" from Greenlandic language), (Søndre Strømfjord), is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality located at the head of the fjord of the same name (Søndre Strømfjord).
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands.
KLM Helikopters was a Dutch civil helicopter operator founded in 1965, and was wholly owned subsidiary of KLM Airlines.
The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour, exactly 1.852 km/h (approximately 1.15078 mph).
La Palma, also San Miguel de La Palma, is the most north-westerly island of the Canary Islands, Spain.
The Lebanese Air Force (LAF) (القوات الجوية اللبنانية, Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Lubnaniyya) is the aerial warfare branch of the Lebanese Armed Forces.
Los Angeles Airways (LAA) was a helicopter airline founded in October 1947 and based in Westcheste, California, which offered service to area airports throughout Southern California.
Los Angeles Airways Flight 417 was a Sikorsky S-61 helicopter that crashed on August 14, 1968 in the city of Compton, California.
Los Angeles Airways Flight 841 was a Sikorsky S-61L helicopter that crashed at 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday May 22nd 1968 in the city of Paramount, California.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California.
The Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima (literally: Maritime Safety and Rescue Society) also known as SASEMAR or Salvamento Marítimo is a sea search and rescue agency that operates in Spain.
The MetLife Building is a 59-story skyscraper at 200 Park Avenue at East 45th Street above Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.
New York Airways was a helicopter airline in the New York City area, founded in 1949 as a mail and cargo carrier.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Nuuk (Godthåb) is the capital and largest city of Greenland and the municipality of Sermersooq.
Paamiut, formerly Frederikshåb, is a town in southwestern Greenland in the Sermersooq municipality.
Pakistan International Airlines (پاکستان انٹرنیشنل ایئر لائنز) commonly referred to by the abbreviation PIA (پیآئیاے) is the national flag carrier of Pakistan.
Pakistan International Airlines Flight 17 was a scheduled domestic flight from Dacca to Faridpur in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) operated by a Sikorsky S-61 twin-engined helicopter of Pakistan International Airlines.
Paramount is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Penzance Heliport was located northeast of Penzance, Cornwall.
The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.
San Francisco and Oakland Helicopter Airlines (also known as SFO Helicopter Airlines and SFO Helicopter) was a helicopter airline service offering scheduled passenger flights between San Francisco, Oakland, and other Bay Area cities.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
The Shasta–Trinity National Forest is a federally designated forest in northern California, USA.
The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Stratford, Connecticut.
The Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King is a twin-engined anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter designed for shipboard use by Canadian Naval forces, based on the US Navy's SH-3 (or S-61) and has been continuously in service with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Canadian Forces since 1963.
The Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard (company designation S-62) was a single turbine engine, three-blade rotor amphibious helicopter.
The Sikorsky S-61R is a twin-engine helicopter used in transport or search and rescue roles.
The Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King (company designation S-61) is an American twin-engined anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter designed and built by Sikorsky Aircraft.
St Mary's (Ennor the mainland) is the largest and most populous island of the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off the southwest coast of Cornwall in England.
Sumburgh Airport is the main airport serving Shetland in Scotland.
Tenerife is the largest and most populated island of the seven Canary Islands.
A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The Westland WS-61 Sea King is a British licence-built version of the American Sikorsky S-61 helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters.
On 16 July 1983 a British Airways Helicopters commercial Sikorsky S-61 helicopter, Oscar November (G-BEON), crashed in the southern Celtic Sea, in the Atlantic Ocean, when en route from Penzance to St Mary's, Isles of Scilly in poor visibility.
G-BEID was a Sikorsky S-61N helicopter of British International Helicopters which made a controlled ditching in the sea northeast of Sumburgh on 13 July 1988 following an engine fire.
Agusta-Sikorsky AS-61N-1 Silver, Agusta-Sikorsky S-61A-4, Sikorsky S-61 Payloader, Sikorsky S-61 Shortsky, Sikorsky S-61 Triton, Sikorsky S-61A, Sikorsky S-61L, Sikorsky S-61L Mk II, Sikorsky S-61N, Sikorsky S-61N Mk II, Sikorsky S-61T Triton.