Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes

(CNN) — A training exercise turned into a tragedy. Seven Marines and a Black Hawk helicopter crew of four left a Louisiana military base and never came back Tuesday night. Officials say human remains were found among debris. They washed ashore along the coast of the Florida panhandle still shrouded by fog. Some of the … Continue reading »

LCSO Chopper Back to FAA Standards

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeing to it that its only helicopter is well taken care of, even if it isn’t in use. The chopper has gone on many missions and operations, but budget cuts in 2012 put a stop to them. After that, the chopper was stored in a hangar, … Continue reading »

Eugene Helicopter Tool Company Expands

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene-based Heli-Tech has been in business for 21 years. It’s a company that’s found its niche in the world market for helicopter tools. And even in this down economy, it just keeps growing. David Weil started Heli-Tech more than 20 years ago out of his garage. Since then, he’s bought three companies … Continue reading »