KSDK, KMOV St. Louis Shut Down Shared Helicopter

KCBS-KCAL Helicopter Reporter Stu Mundel Jumps To KTTV

KABC Chopper Struck By Drone, Lands

KABC’s AIR7 HD helicopter was struck midair by an object, believed to be a drone, while flying over downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night and had to make a precautionary landing.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 44: NORFOLK-PORTSMOUTH-NEWPORT NEWS-VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

How WAVY Juggles Its News Chopper, Drone

WAVY, Nexstar’s NBC affiliate in Portsmouth, Va., is in the fortunate position of having its own news helicopter on the premises as well as a drone. But deciding when to use either is a fine art. “So we see what fits best, the drone or the helicopter, and some days, we have them both out,” said Jeff Myers, WAVY’s news operations manager and chief photographer.

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Marketing Local TV News Choppers, Part 2

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Marketing Local TV News Choppers, Part 1

DMA 47: JACKSONVILLE, FL

WJXT Copter Features GSS, Ikegami Gear

Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47) has a new B512 Broadcast Series system from Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS), equipped with an Ikegami HDL-F3000 high sensitivity compact two-piece separate optics camera.     The install represents the world’s first Gyro-Stabilized Systems B512 camera system powered by GSS’s GroundControl wireless bi-directional gimbal control solution. The station can fully remote-control the B512’s […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Finds Missing Boy In Unusual Place

PLAYOUT (DMA 2: LOS ANGELES)

KABC Outfits Chopper With Super Zoom Lens, More

DMA 9

NBC Boston Shows Off New Sky, Road Fleet

MARKET SHARE (DMA 1: NEW YORK)

WABC’s Chopper 7 Promo Drones About Its Tech

DMA 47

WFOX-WJAX Jacksonville Gets A Chopper

2 Killed In MTV Helicopter Crash In Argentina

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A helicopter working for an MTV reality show crashed in western Argentina on Saturday and both people on board were killed, local authorities said. The Bell 206 helicopter crashed as it flew over the reservoir at Potrerillos de Mendoza dam about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) northwest of Buenos Aires, Gianni Vernier, […]

DMA 1

WNBC News Copter Hit By Laser Over NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — An WNBC New York news helicopter helped police track down and arrest a suspect who allegedly pointed a laser at the chopper while it was flying over Brooklyn. WNBC says its Chopper 4 was over Prospect Heights at about 6 p.m. Wednesday when it was stuck by a green laser. A […]

DMA 34

KSL Salt Lake City Upgrades Its Helicopter

DMA 41 (OKLAHOMA CITY)

KWTV Pilot Reportedly Suspended For Racing Chopper

DMA 25

WSOC Charlotte Chopper Helps In Manhunt

DMA 2 (LOS ANGELES)

KTLA Chopper Scare Over Hollywood

A helicopter pilot for KCBS noticed smoke coming out of the KTLA chopper while both were covering breaking news.