Boost for Campaign to Save a Sea King
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:09:00 -0500
pressandjournal.co.uk - Campaigners fighting to retain a world-renowned Sea King search and rescue (SAR) helicopter in Moray have received a welcome boost from a model aircraft collector.
Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of North Sea Fishermen
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:52:00 -0500
pressandjournal.co.uk - Dramatic footage has emerged of the rescue by the Stornoway Coastguard's search and rescue helicopter of five Irish fishermen from their sinking vessel north of the Western Isles.
Airbus Helicopters: Simulation Training Enhances S&R Safety
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:35:00 -0500
Singapore - The AS365 Dauphin rotorcraft full-flight simulator at Airbus Helicopters' Singapore-based training center has been upgraded to provide highly realistic training in both day and night search and rescue (SAR) operations.
Sequestration Hits U.S. Army Aviation RDA Budget
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:17:00 -0500
janes.com - Ongoing sequestration in the United States is having a disproportionately severe impact on the U.S. Army's aviation research and development and acquisitions (RDA) budget, a senior government official said on Jan. 21.
Med-Trans: Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:56:00 -0500
Med-Trans Corp. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the MidAtlantic MedEvac air medical program headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa.
PAC International: ADS-B Out Certification on Airbus EC135
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:44:00 -0500
Mount Pleasant, Pa. – PAC International completed the installation of a Garmin GTX-330ES extended squitter transponder system in an Airbus EC135 helicopter in December 2014 and received certification for the ADS-B Out in Jan 2015.
Tilt-Rotor Aircraft Could Be the Future
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:30:00 -0500
businessinsider.com - The U.S. military wants to upgrade its stable of combat helicopters. One possible model for future combat aircraft can take off and land vertically, and then fly like a traditional airplane. Bell's V-280, which combines a combat helicopter's fuselage with tilt-rotors, would basically be a Black Hawk that can adjust its thrust to fly like a fixed-wing aircraft once it's airborne.