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Griffith Park Brush Fire

On Saturday, September 5th a brush fire broke out in Griffith Park. The 3-5 acre fire erupted at 2:30 pm according to Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. 100 firefighters assisted by water dropping helicopters had the … Continue reading

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KTLA Newscopter Pilot & Reporter Tim Lynn

KTLA Helicopter News Pilot/Reporter Tim Lynn’s presentation about his career including highlights from pursuits, accidents, forest fires, and shootings. He also talks about becoming the news when smoke was billowing out of his helicopter and he had to make an … Continue reading

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KTLA Telecopter First Live Broadcast

“Introducing Telecopter 1” In 1958 KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles became the first station to broadcast live video from a helicopter, It was the birth of the Telecopter and made Channel 5 the place for breaking news. Thanks to … Continue reading

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OCFA Helicopter Crews Ready to Fight Fires After Dark

If the Orange County Fire Authority gets a call for air assistance, its helicopter crews are up in the air within minutes. Already suited up, a pilot and crew chief – a paramedic is added on weekends – switch on … Continue reading

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Wings Wheels and Rotors Expo October 26

From LAPD Air Support Come visit us next Sunday Oct. 26th at this great event. Rain or shine 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free family event. WWRE is an annual open house, exhibition and family event hosted by the California … Continue reading

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Suspect Arrested in Bellfower for Shooting Handgun at LASD Helicopter

On September 18, 2013, at 1:10 pm, Lakewood Station received a cell phone call from a female. Screaming was heard, and a female was yelling at a male, asking why he was pointing a gun at her. Lakewood Station deputies, … Continue reading

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New Sheriff Air Rescue 5 Super Puma Helicopters Unveiled (With Video)

Last week in Long Beach the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Aero Bureau held a press conference to unveil the new Super Puma Helicopters. The County of Los Angeles recently approved the acquisition of three previously owned Eurocopter AS 332L1 … Continue reading

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Video: SCMA Tour of LAPD Air Support Division

On July 22, 2012 Members of the Southern California Monitoring Association (SCMA) were invited to tour the Los Angeles Police Department’s Air Support Division at the Hooper Heliport on the roof of the Piper Technical Center in downtown Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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SCMA Tour: LAPD Air Support on July 22nd

SCMA Members ONLY are invited to a behind the scenes look at LAPD’s Air Support Division at the Hooper Heliport at Piper Tech in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday July 22nd at 10:00 AM. The tour will take 2 to … Continue reading

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Pasadena Police Helicopter Open House June 2

Find out directly from flight crews what it’s like to do police work while swooping over Pasadena by helicopter. The Pasadena Police Department’s Air Operations Team will touch down for a free Open House event June 2 to give residents … Continue reading

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