HAI, FAASTeam to Host Philly Safety Conference
Fri, 29 May 2015 00:28:00 -0400
Attention all Philadelphia-area helicopter pilots! HAI, in conjunction with the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is hosting a helicopter safety conference this coming Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. Don't miss this landmark event!
Movie Aims to Get SAR Aspects Right
Thu, 28 May 2015 23:40:00 -0400
Do you fly rescue missions? If so, ROTOR magazine would like to hear from you. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s San Andreas — opens this weekend. The producers say it was important that they get helicopter rescue procedures right. Did they succeed?
Bell Helicopter Wants USAF to Trade Huey for Huey
Thu, 28 May 2015 21:02:00 -0400
Flightglobal - As the U.S. Air Force pumps more money into its nuclear mission, Bell Helicopter and several other rotorcraft manufacturers are eyeing a lucrative opportunity to replace the 45-year-old UH-1N Huey fleet currently guarding America's Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles.
National Guard Helicopter Aids Muskogee County Rancher
Thu, 28 May 2015 20:46:00 -0400
Muskogee County, Okla. (newson6.com) - The recent flooding is not only impacting crops, but livestock, too, stranding more than 100 head of cattle in a Muskogee County pasture. When Robert Vinson knew he needed help he called the local fire department. He thought he needed a boat but instead got a Chinook helicopter.
Rescue Helicopter Called Out as Climber Injured
Thu, 28 May 2015 20:35:00 -0400
England (The Star) - A climber was taken to hospital by helicopter after falling while out in the Peak District.
Bell Helicopter: World's First Bell 407GT Sold
Thu, 28 May 2015 20:19:00 -0400
Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Helicopter announces a milestone sale and delivery of the first Bell 407GT to BBM Inc. to operate in the Middle East and Africa. The Bell 407GT is the armed version of the Bell 407GX, and will be used to perform a variety of missions including law enforcement and homeland security.
Pilot Slightly Injured in Kota Kinabalu Heli Crash
Thu, 28 May 2015 19:55:00 -0400
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (nst.com.my) - A trainee pilot sustained minor injuries after the helicopter she was flying solo crashed near the runway.