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August 26, 2011
REB Technologies has completed night vision goggle (NVG) modifications on a fleet of Bell 407s for the Virginia State Police...
August 22, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department (LASD) Aero Bureau has selected Donaldson Aerospace & Defense to provide...
August 19, 2011
Euless, Texas-based Aero Dynamix has completed and sent off a night vision goggle (NVG)-modified Bell 407 to the Howard County Police Aviation...
August 11, 2011
Eurocopter has delivered a third AS350B2 to the Ontario Police Air Support Unit in Canada. The helicopter...
August 10, 2011
The Ministry of Safety & Security in Namibia has purchased a Eurocopter EC145 for the Police Force’s...
August 1, 2011
The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit in Florida has selected Night Flight Concepts for night vision goggle...
August 1, 2011
An S-70i Black Hawk on display during the Paris Air Show in late June. Sikorsky The state of Jalisco in Mexico has purchased...
July 29, 2011
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia is overhauling its aviation unit with the purchase of a...
July 27, 2011
Night Flight Concepts, in partnership with aerospace physiology consulting firm Delta P, has created a website that serves as a resource for educational material surrounding hand-held laser pointers...
July 22, 2011
In response to a recent NTSB training recommendation to the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA), Eurocopter has introduced...
July 21, 2011
At the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Conference this week, Metro Aviation is displaying its newest completion—a Eurocopter EC145 for the...
July 15, 2011
Eurocopter has extended its contract with the French Gendarmerie to include three additional EC135s for the...
July 1, 2011
The Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) and its partner, the Louisiana State Police, will host its 41st annual conference and exposition at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in the city known as “The Big Easy,” New Orleans, La. The event, from July 20–23, will include discussion groups, workshops, and a...
July 1, 2011
The New South Wales Police Force recently added a Eurocopter EC135 P2+ to its aviation support branch, PolAir 4. The EC135 replaces PolAir 4’s current single-engine helicopter. PolAir 4’s...
July 1, 2011
American Eurocopter has wrapped up its order with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s (LASD) Department by delivering the last of a dozen AS350B2s. The...
July 1, 2011
Three law enforcement operators have chosen Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 digital audio system. Fairfax County’s Police Helicopter Division in Virginia has upgraded its new Bell 429 with...
July 1, 2011
Eurocopter Canada has handed over two new EC135s to the Ontario Provincial Police...
July 1, 2011
DSP’s Aviation Section is a 24/7 operation that serves the state’s 890,000 citizens, and supports the agency’s 620 troopers. N75SP, shown here, is its latest Bell 407, which is outfitted for both police and emergency medical transport missions. Photo by John Randolph Too often, we inadvertently make assumptions about the quality of something based upon its size. As children, we figured...
July 1, 2011
Water egress training is not just about escaping the aircraft, but about all aspects of surviving a water emergency. Familiarizing one’s self with treading water while wearing a helmet, flight suit and boots is an essential part of any training scenario. The first time I ever flew over a large body of water as pilot-in-command was in a single-engine Robinson R22. I had a whopping 120 hours in my...
July 1, 2011
One of the more scrutinized, yet least standardized aspects of aviation is human decision making. We’ve all heard the saying that “once you learn to keep the dirty side down, good piloting is all about good judgment.” While science shows that personal judgment is a complex recipe composed of many things, on a relatively simple level, it’s made up of three main ingredients: attitude...
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