Rockland County emergency services helicopter flying again after 2-year overhaul

The equipment upgrade took two years and cost

The equipment upgrade took two years and cost $400,000. (Credit: News 12 Hudson Valley)

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,...

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