The 19 Action News Chopper is a Bell JetRanger III. It is the world's most popular helicopter and the industry standard in safety. When it comes to power, nothing beats the 19 Action News Chopper. Its maximum speed is 140 mph and it can reach altitudes of over 20,000 feet!
There are several cameras located on and inside the 19 Action News Chopper. The most important one is used to shoot news on the ground. It is an Ultra Media II gyro stabilized camera that shoots a very crisp, clear picture. There is also a tall camera on the back and various talent cameras are also located inside. When news breaks, the Chopper is equipped with a microwave transmitter that sends a live video feed back to the station, giving you news the instant it happens.
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