Border agents take to skies to protect region
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:44:00 -0500
(Las Cruces Sun-News) - Todd Gayle of El Paso grinned as excitement filled his eyes when he was asked what he most enjoyed about his job. "It’s a lot of fun — I get to fly."
RAF and Royal Navy Involved in 2,000 mi. Round Trip to Rescue Cruise Passenger bitten by Seal
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:36:00 -0500
(ITV) -The RAF and Royal Navy were tasked with nearly a 2,000-mile round trip to rescue a British cruise passenger who had been bitten...
Someday A Helicopter Drone May Fly Over Mars And Help A Rover
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:26:00 -0500
(NPR) - Is there ever a time when cool trumps science? It's a question that becomes relevant when you consider NASA's plans to put a helicopter drone...
Chance to tell your Westland Helicopter stories as part of Lottery project
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:01:00 -0500
(Western Daily Press) - Past and present employees of Westland Helicopters are being urged to pass on their memories as part of a Heritage Lottery-backed...
Four Die in Helicopter Crash During Ft. Hood Training
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:30:00 -0500
(Austin American-Statesman) - A Fort Hood helicopter on a routine training mission crashed Monday afternoon, killing four crew members...
Flight Training as Master Class in Business
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:01:00 -0500
3 Things Pilots Know About Crisis Management (Fast Company) - [P]ilots are trained in crisis management. We're taught to think through a range of potential mishaps, memorize checklists, and plot courses of action in advance. Executives can do the same.
Commentary: Accidents Should Prompt Personal Review
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 04:58:00 -0500
As helicopter professionals, we all keep an eye on our industry news to stay atop of the latest issues and initiatives that affect our business. Within just the past few days, we’ve seen 26 deaths and 2 injuries resulting from seven helicopter accidents. By any measure, these are alarming numbers.