Canadian Combat Search and Rescue Capability Not 'Priority'
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:16:00 -0400
ottawacitizen.com - Most are aware that Canada possesses a sophisticated search and rescue capability, with its aircraft and helicopters primarily flown by Canada's Air Force. The challenge is one of finding a downed aviator or aviators somewhere in a combat theatre. The CSAR helicopters in particular must possess some unique characteristics that are simply not in Canada's inventory of search and rescue helicopters.
Rescue Teams Airlift Climbers Stranded on Everest
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:05:00 -0400
amwalalghad.com - Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to airlift climbers stranded for two days at high altitude on Mount Everest after a powerful earthquake triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people.
DAC International: Multi-Port RVSM Air Data Test Set
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:44:00 -0400
Danbury, Conn. – DAC International and DMA Aero announce the release of the new RVSM compliant MPS49 Air Data Test Set which is applicable for all types of civil and extended range, fixed- or rotary-wing aircraft.
Global Aerospace: Publishes UAS White Paper
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:29:00 -0400
Parsippany, N.J. – Managing safety and insuring against risk will be crucial to the ultimate success of the fast-growing unmanned aviation industry. This is one of the key observations in a new white paper, Unmanned Aviation Risk Management, Accident Prevention, and Insurance published this week by Global Aerospace.
Indian Air Force Helicopter Crashes
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:41:00 -0400
Suratgarh, India (deccanherald.com) - IAF helicopter MI 35 crashed April 25 and three members of the crew escaped and bailed out safely.
Tradewind International: Parting Out of Dauphins Complete
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:27:00 -0400
Janesville, Wis. — Tradewind International, LLC announces that two SA365N Dauphin helicopters accepted last year from CHC Helicopter, where they last saw service in Norway, have been stripped clean.
FlightSafety International: New Director
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:16:00 -0400
New York, N.Y. - FlightSafety International announces that Robert McGahan has been appointed Director, Business Development, Government Training and Simulation.