Rockland County emergency services helicopter flying again after 2-year overhaul
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POMONA - Rockland County's emergency services helicopter is able to fly again after a two-year overhaul to upgrade its equipment.
The helicopter, built in 1974, now has a new tail section, paint job, ultraviolet cockpit glass and a high-tech radio. It was also given a more powerful engine.
Rockland County Executive Ed Day (R) says the money to upgrade the helicopter came from forfeiture money, obtained from criminals.
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Pilots will be taking the helicopter on a series of test flights, but it is expected to be back in full service shortly.