Anti-poaching Unit to Start Helicopter Patrols
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:30:00 -0500
Namibia (namibian.com.na) - The Palmwag concession anti-poaching unit acquired a helicopter recently to respond to the increased incidences of poaching in the Kunene region.
California Air National Guard Rescue off Monterey
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:17:00 -0500
Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing completed an overwater rescue mission, saving the life of a 24-year-old male on a commercial fishing vessel approximately 160 nautical miles off the coast of Monterey.
Rescue Helicopters Trial Blood Transfusions
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:08:00 -0500
New Zealand (radionz.co.nz) - Auckland's rescue helicopters can now administer blood transfusions to critically-injured people at the scene of accidents or en route to hospital. The new service is being given a three-month trial.
Donate, Bid, Help YOUR Industry!
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:56:00 -0500
Donate to Helicopter Foundation International's Online Silent Auction and raise your company's profile at HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Fla. The auction will reach thousands of bidders from across the vertical aviation industry - and help a great industry cause!
U.K. Aerospace Sector: Sky's the Limit?
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:45:00 -0500
relocatemagazine.com - The U.K.'s booming aerospace industry, which accounted for 55 per cent of civil aerospace sales in 2010, has been described by the government as a phenomenal success story and a sector that offers tremendous opportunities for growth.
Services Working to Avoid Mistakes of Past Joint Programs
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:31:00 -0500
National Defense Magazine - The history of joint aircraft is littered with failures, and when programs do come to fruition, they oftentimes are marred by schedule delays and cost overruns. That hasn't deterred the U.S. military from trying to develop aircraft that can be used by multiple services. The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps are all potential customers of an upcoming acquisition effort called future vertical lift.
Bell: EVP of Engineering Appointed to Advisory Committee
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:13:00 -0500
Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter announces that the Executive Vice President of Engineering, Dr. Cathy Kilmain, has been appointed to the Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee, headquartered in Austin, by Texas Governor Rick Perry.