Metro Aviation: Welcoming MedLink AIR to Family
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:11:00 -0400
Metro Aviation is welcoming Gundersen Health System to the Metro Family this fall. MedLink AIR, the emergency medical helicopter for Gundersen Health System, will soon be operated by Metro.
DARPA Looking to Replace Helicopter Windows with Sensors
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:41:00 -0400
inthecapital.streetwise.co - DARPA wants to find a way to help helicopter pilots navigate, especially in rough weather or dusty terrain. The recent successful test of its Multifunction RF technology could be the future of tactical helicopter equipment.
FAA Investigating Crash of Experimental Aircraft
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:20:00 -0400
Reserve, La. (theneworleansadvocate.com) - The FAA is investigating the crash of a small, helicopter-like aircraft at St. John the Baptist Parish Airport in Reserve that killed a Metairie man and his 13-year-old passenger.
Germany Grounds Sea Lynx Helicopters
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:08:00 -0400
en.haberler.com - The majority of the German Bundeswehr navy's helicopter fleet is currently out of service. A recurring fault was found on Sea Lynx helicopters currently being used for the EU's anti-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa.
U.S. to Supply Hueys to Lebanon
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:44:00 -0400
army-technology.com - The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale of Huey II rotary-wing aircraft and associated equipment to Lebanon.
Airbus Helicopters: AS365 N3+ for Miami CareFlight
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:27:00 -0400
Nashville, Tenn. - CareFlight Air & Mobile Services of Miami Valley Hospital has taken delivery of a new AS365 N3+ Dauphin. The new aircraft, which is based at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, joins CareFlight's all-Dauphin fleet of four air medical transport helicopters.
Vector: AS350/AS355 and EC130 Repair Center
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:59:00 -0400
Langley, BC, Canada – Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America is pleased to officially announce that it is an Airbus Helicopters D-Level certified repair center for the AS350/AS355 and EC130 helicopters.
REBTECH: New Executive Director
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:33:00 -0400
Bedford, Texas – REBTECH has announced that Stephen Sharp has joined the company in the newly created position as Executive Director of Business Development based at the company's main offices in Bedford, Texas.
Latest Regulatory Authority Imposed by White House
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:25:00 -0400
The Obama administration has announced that it will use its regulatory authority to crack down on tax inversions, saying Congress cannot agree on a policy to stem the tide of companies cutting their tax bills by moving their tax home outside the United States.
HAI Firefighting Safety Conference
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:13:00 -0400
The HAI Firefighting Safety Conference, Nov. 17-19, Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho, covers operational and flight safety issues faced by aerial firefighters. Plan to attend and to exhibit: All sponsors will receive recognition at the conference as well as the opportunity to exhibit. There are limited sponsorship opportunities left, so act now!
CommLab for Communication Specialists
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:01:00 -0400
Communication Specialists could be called the backbone of the emergency transport industry. From interfacility transfers to precautionary landings, their skills get vehicles where they are needed when they are needed most. To further hone the skillset of the industry’s communicators, the Helicopter Flight Training Center is introducing the CommLab.
Bell Helicopter: Latest HEMS Tech at AMTC
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:29:00 -0400
Nashville, Tenn. - Bell Helicopter is showcasing two aircraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Nashville, Tenn.: HALO Flight's Bell 429 which was purchased last year at the show, and LifeFlight Eagle's Bell 407GX.
Helicopter Crashes into Gulf of Finland
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:14:00 -0400
Moscow (RIA Novosti) – A helicopter crashed into the Gulf of Finland within the city limits of Saint-Petersburg, near Morskaya Naberezhnaya.
Hospital and Air Ambulance Duet Save Lives
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:04:00 -0400
Greenville, Miss. (dailyjournal.net) — A precise, essential choreography, performed in double time, regularly unfolds between Delta Regional Medical Center's trauma team and the air ambulance crews that transport the hospital's most critically injured patients when necessary.
Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:56:00 -0400
Lihue, Hawaii (thegardenisland.com) — A helicopter on a sight-seeing tour experienced engine trouble and made a controlled "soft landing" on a taro patch Sept. 19.