Posts by: Dan Parsons
features October 21, 2021 Sun’s Out Guns Out

MD Helicopters puts student pilots through gunnery training in the blistering West Texas desert.

features August 26, 2021 A Heavy Lift

With decades of service left, the U.S. Army is weighing upgrades to the CH-47F against other modernization priorities.

features June 28, 2021 To the ends of the Earth with the OceanXplorer

The OceanXplorer, one of the most technologically advanced vessels ever created, takes scientists and filmmakers to the most remote waters in the world. The ship’s onboard helicopter allows them to venture even further.

features May 4, 2021 Eyes in the Sky

Modern EO/IR sensors have changed the way airborne law enforcement missions are performed, in some cases outshining the helicopters that carry them.