Posts Tagged ‘helicopters’

Hospital helicopter transports are saving lives

by Becky Gillette Published: February 1,2013

Tags: Air Care, air rescue, helicopters, UMMC

Transporting critically ill or injured patients by helicopter from hospital to hospital or from the scene of an accident is commonplace in Mississippi’s urban centers and rural communities. Today about a dozen helicopters operate in Mississippi, flying heart transplant recipients, accident victims and premature babies to lifesaving care. The service is available throughout the state […] [...]

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>> FEAR THE OKRA Mad Genius ad campaign helps Delta State reintroduce the toughest vegetable in higher education— by Stephen McDill Also in this week’s paper: >> LEGISLATURE Move state offices to Capitol Complex — by Ted Carter >> SPORTS New kiosks make for a better visit at sports hall— by Frank Brown >> ENERGY […] [...]

Ingalls Shipbuilding completes helicopter hangar for Navy

by Associated Press Published: May 8,2012

Tags: defense, hangars, helicopters, manufacturer, manufacturing, military, shipbuilders, shipbuilding, ships

GULFPORT — A large helicopter hangar, built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Gulfport, is headed for Maine. WLOX TV reports the 60-foot-wide structure, made from carbon composites, took nearly two years to construct. The structure is headed for Bath Iron Works in Maine, where it will be attached to the newest Navy destroyer. “Oh man, it’s […] [...]

EADS North America delivers 200th helicopter to military

by MBJ Staff Published: March 2,2012

Tags: aviation, defense, helicopters, manufacturer, manufacturing, military

COLUMBUS — EADS North America has delivered the 200th UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter (LUH) to the U.S. Army. EADS North America commemorated the event yesterday at a ceremony at the company’s American Eurocopter production facility in Columbus. “Today marks another significant milestone for the Lakota program — the only DoD program of this size […] [...]

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