Lifeline for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:10:00 -0500
Australia (themorningbulletin.com.au) - Rescue helicopters have saved countless lives in Central Queensland, and now they will be able to keep saving lives with funding coming their way. Lifesaving helicopter rescue services have established a new long-term funding agreement with the State Government.
Helicopter Parts Found
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:02:00 -0500
Kelowna, BC, Canada (castanet.net) - Police say they have recovered most of the helicopter parts stolen from a local West Kelowna company earlier this month.
U.S. Navy Helicopter Crash Landing in Kuwait
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:51:00 -0500
Manama, Bahrain (townhall.com) — The U.S. Navy says one of its helicopters crash-landed during training at Camp Buehring in Kuwait and that the six-member crew survived, with some sustaining minor injuries.
Local Helicopter Manufacturing Expensive Flop
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:45:00 -0500
Korea (koreajoongangdaily) - An ambitious military project to build a transport helicopter using only indigenous technology has failed because a key component to power the aircraft is still being imported, sources from the government and defense industry told the JoongAng Ilbo.
Bell Helicopter: Training Academy Expands in Singapore
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:33:00 -0500
Fort Worth, Texas - The Bell Helicopter Training Academy has received renewal for Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Part 147 certification and approval to conduct six new technical training courses at the Bell Helicopter Singapore Service Center.
AgustaWestland: AW169 for Passenger Transport Mission
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:19:00 -0500
Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland announces that HoverFly of Italy has signed a contract for an AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter to perform passenger transport missions plus a comprehensive package of support and training services.
Lebanon PM Urges France to Expedite Helicopter Deliveries
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:06:00 -0500
Paris (dailystar.com.lb) - Lebanon hopes France will deliver helicopters to its army faster than planned so it can fight jihadis encroaching from neighboring Syria, Prime Minister Tammam Salam said in an interview on Dec. 21.