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A Question of Public Use

Heli Muskoka is based in the region of Muskoka, about two hours’ drive north of Toronto, Ontario. Dotting the shorelines of its many lakes are some truly spectacular country retreats.
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Cottage Country Support: Heli Muskoka

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Located on the “Ring of Fire,” Chile has more than 30 active volcanoes. Platinum regularly ferries volcanologists to the peaks to study and measure them. Anthony Pecchi Photo
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High on Adventure: Platinum Helicopteros

Three of Firehawk’s hardworking firefighters: N2FH is an S-70C and once served as the Sultan of Brunei’s personal aircraft; N17FH was acquired from the BEST program as a UH-60A that Firehawk upgraded to an A+ (the first in the civil world) with two T700-GE-701D engines; and N136BH is an S-70A that once served the Government of Hong Kong.
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Fighting Fire with Fire

While the FastFin kit delivers most of its benefits on the back side of the power curve, it does not present any adverse effects in cruise or autorotative flight.
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Taming the Squirrel

A Sikorsky S-70, here armed with 2.75-inch air-to-surface rockets (at left in the photo) and an AGM-114 Hellfire air-tosurface missile (right), was transformed overnight from a civil utility/firefighting machine into a lethal battlefield warrior.
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Gunship To Go