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January 31, 2011
AgustaWestland has handed over an AW109 Power to Kocoglu Aviation, which...
January 28, 2011
American Eurocopter has sold a fourth EC145 to Geisinger Medical...
January 24, 2011
AgustaWestland has obtained a contract to supply Switzerland-based SAR and air medical...
January 20, 2011
Eurocopter has received an order for three EC135s and two EC145s from STAT MedEvac. The air...
January 6, 2011
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee County MEDSTAR has chosen to upgrade its Bell 430 with the Becker Avionics DVCS6100 digital audio...
January 3, 2011
A PHI-registered air medical Eurocopter EC135P2+ was involved in a mid-air collision with a Cessna 172 on Friday above Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD)...
January 1, 2011
While acknowledging the role of lax oversight by maintenance inspectors, FAA and the U.S. Forest Service, the National Transportation Board has placed much of the blame for a 2008 crash of a Sikorsky S-61 on the operator—Carson Helicopters. During a public meeting Dec. 7 coinciding with the release of the accident’s probable causes, board members touched on the many complicated aspects of the...
January 1, 2011
NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman used an analogy to describe how federal oversight relates to public-use aircraft, a topic that came up multiple times during the Dec. 7 meeting: “Public-use operations have been made an orphan by the aviation industry, like they have no parent and no one wants to be responsible for them. And this orphan, everyone says when they make a mistake or when something goes...
January 1, 2011
Helicopter Association Intl (HAI), the Intl Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) and other industry leaders have identified safety management systems (SMS) as a key tool in the effort to reduce helicopter accidents 80 percent by 2016. Without setting into the statistics, there are plenty of places to read the raw numbers, but let’s just start by agreeing that the helicopter industry’s safety record...
December 30, 2010
Helicopter Association Intl (HAI) has scheduled a January 20 industry forum in Alexandria, Va. to address questions and issues related to public-use...
December 23, 2010
Air Methods enforced a 12-hour fleet grounding after a University of Missouri Staff For Life Eurocopter AS350B2 was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday in La...
December 20, 2010
The final two Eurocopter EC135s that are part of a 23-aircraft order have arrived at Polish air medial operator LPR. The...
December 8, 2010
While acknowledging the role of lax oversight by maintenance inspectors, FAA and the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. National Transportation Board on Tuesday placed much of the blame for a 2008 crash of a Sikorsky S-61 on the operator—Carson...
December 1, 2010
It is common in EMS for lift times to be documented by dispatch. It is also a common requirement for pilots to document any lift times over five minutes and send this information to the lead pilot and/or base manager. In business, there is a saying “you are what you measure.” It may seem natural for managers to want to know why a lift-off took longer than a pre-determined amount of time...
December 1, 2010
American Eurocopter has reached an agreement to supply a dozen helicopters to Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation. The MoU covers a mix of types—EC130s, EC135s...
December 1, 2010
Russian Helicopters has received an order from EMERCOM for five Ka-32A11BCs. The helicopters, designed by Kamov...
December 1, 2010
Maryland State Police’s Aviation Command has placed an order for six AgustaWestland AW139s. Valued at around $71 million, the...
December 1, 2010
Eurocopter American Eurocopter has equipped various EMS units with new airborne tools in recent weeks. The manufacturer has delivered an AS350B2 (shown here) to the Suffolk County Police Department’s Aviation Section in...
November 10, 2010
The board of directors of the MedEvac Foundation Intl has reappointed Dr. Kevin Hutton, founder of San Diego-based Golden Hour...
November 1, 2010
Welcome Andrew Drwiega As a fan of Rotor & Wing (and Defence Helicopters), I recognize Military Editor Andrew Drwiega as a particularly experienced and authoritative reporter on military helicopters and operations in Afghanistan. I’ve had the recent opportunity to work with the Marines of Camp Pendleton (home of fabled “Scarface” and the “Gunfighters”) of which Andrew has...
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