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September 7, 2011
Law enforcement aviation units and the challenges they face is the focus of a Sept. 29 discussion during Helitech Duxford, which starts on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Keynote speaker Alex Marshall, Hampshire Constabulary’s Chief Constable and lead of the UK’s National Police Air Support (NPAS), will...
September 1, 2011
Protecting the citizens and many visitors of Hong Kong—heavily populated and dispersed among many islands—is a formidable task. Hong Kong has a unique flying operation that traces its origins to an Auxiliary of the British Royal Air Force. Formed in April 1993, the Hong Kong Government Flying Service (GFS) is based at the busy Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong Intl Airport (HKG), located on Lantau Island...
September 1, 2011
About 10 years ago, I ended up as the acting lieutenant in charge of the helicopter unit where I worked. It really wasn’t that big a deal. With the guys and the lady I had surrounding me, things were actually pretty sweet. Our biggest problem at the time was not having enough pilots to cover all our shifts. They were all hard-charging helicopter drivers and tactical flight officers, but they had...
September 1, 2011
New Orleans was the site of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s 41st Annual Convention and Exposition, which ran from July 20th through 23rd. Co-hosted by the Louisiana State Police, the event drew both helicopter and fixed-wing aircrews from across North America for seminars, exhibits and social events. Line aircraft from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies were placed on...
September 1, 2011
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...
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