Tandem rotors

Oct 5, 2014 - 5:35 AM
Long-range planning and a well trained crew are key.
Vertol 107-II
Mar 5, 2013 - 3:35 PM
Columbia Helicopters lost one Boeing Vertol 234 from its fleet of 12 last month in Peru.
Feb 2, 2013 - 2:10 AM
May 28, 2011 - 3:00 PM
A pair of Columbia Vertol II tandem-rotor helicopters have been fighting record Texas wildfires at Alpine, Sonora and Brownwood.
Feb 22, 2010 - 6:34 AM
The threatened pink workstations are a nonstarter, but Nancy Lematta has her hands firmly on the controls of Aurora, Ore.-based Columbia Helicopters.
Jan 29, 2010 - 7:03 AM
Glenn “Wes” Lematta, 83, the founder of Columbia Helicopters, died December 24.
Jun 3, 2009 - 7:52 AM
Columbia Helicopters has dispatched one of its Boeing 234 Chinook tandem-rotor helicopters to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to assist with wildfire suppressio
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:53 AM
Summer means fire season, and Columbia Helicopters’ tandem-rotor Chinooks and Vertols have already been dispatched to their bases, primarily throughout the
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:37 AM
Frank Piasecki, president and founder of Piasecki Aircraft, has been awarded the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Lifetime Achievement Trophy.
Dec 13, 2006 - 1:10 PM
Major helicopter manufacturers here in Paris are eagerly awaiting the expected release next month of a U.S.