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The Centennial Of Coast Guard Aviation Kicks Off With This Sweet Retro MH-60T Jayhawk

This year marks the 100th year of U.S. Coast Guard aviation, and much like the Navy did in 2011, this monumental anniversary will be marked by a series of retro paint schemes applied to some of their aircraft. The first in that series is this MH-60T Jayhawk painted just like HH-34 Seahorse, R-5 Dragonfly and HH-19 Chickasaw helicopters during the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s. Here is t...

Passenger spends 40 minutes battling to save man's life on Ryanair flight

A woman fought to save the life of a man having a heart attack for forty minutes on a Ryanair flight, it was reported.  The plane was en route to Liverpool from Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands when the man had a heart-attack. The plane was diverted to Cork in Ireland where the unnamed female passenger continued to work on the man, despite heavy turbulence. The woman, who was trav...

High waves hamper search for Marines missing in Hawaii helicopter crash

High waves expected for the next several days will hamper the search for 12 Marines missing at sea after two helicopters collided near the island of Oahu in Hawaii, U.S. Coast Guard officials said on Friday. Two Coast Guard cutters and several Coast Guard aircraft were searching, along with two U.S. Navy warships and local police and fire department helicopters, the Coast Guard said. A safet...

Russian Helicopters could go private this year — minister

Russian Helicopters could be partly privatized this year; an option to sell 25% stake to a strategic investor is being considered, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said Thursday. "25%. It all depends on the situation, but we hope that it will happen this year," he said, answering a question about the possibility of privatization of the company. Russian President Vladimir...

2015 Set New Highs For Wizz Air

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, made great strides in calendar year 2015 and established itself as one of the best-performing ultra-low-cost carriers. Milestones for 2015 include a successful listing on the London Stock Exchange, a major brand refresh and livery update for its aircraft, a record aircraft order from Airbus at the Paris Air Show, and the entr...

Moscow, Belgrade sign protocol on establishing center for servicing helicopters in Serbia

Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic and First Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Tecnhincal Cooperation Andrey Boitsov signed a protocol on establishing a regional center on servicing Russian-made helicopters in Serbia, the Serbian Defense Ministry’s press service said on Wednesday. The defense ministry reminded that the project was initiated during S...

PhilJets starts the year with Airbus Helicopters H130 order

PhilJets Group has placed an order with Airbus Helicopters for one brand new H130 light helicopter, scheduled for delivery in June 2016. PhilJets through its parents company, Starline Global Industries, already placed an order for an H130 last year and is renewing its confidence in this helicopter type to boost the expansion of its operations in the Philippines. “As a fast growing aviat...

Shaanxi Provincial Public Security Department acquires one Airbus Helicopters H155

Shaanxi Provincial Public Security Department and Airbus Helicopters signed an agreement for an order of one H155 medium helicopter for police, law enforcement and other public services, to be delivered in the beginning of 2017. Mission equipment for Shaanxi’s H155 includes a powerful searchlight, an electrical hoist and rappelling system, firefighting equipment, and a loud speak...

Mont-Blanc Helicopteres - special team in the mountains

Amazing number of colleagues and friends are already there or planning to go on skiing vacation. For us it is just one more reason to remind everyone about very special people. They can be almost invisible until the moment their help is needed. After an accident with a friend, I had to find out all in detail due to professional curiosity. MBH Avoriaz, about 20 years of service....

Russian Helicopters still analysing revival of Mi-14 amphibian

Russian Helicopters has yet to make a final decision on whether to revive production of the Mil Mi-14 amphibious rotorcraft. In July 2015 the company raised the prospect of restarting the programme, which has been dormant since the mid-1980s, but Alexander Shcherbinin, deputy chief executive of business development at the manufacturer, says the project is “still under consideration”...

New UAE based Helideck/Helipad consultancy opens

Following the recent introduction of a robust regulatory framework concerning helideck and helipads by the GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority) in the United Arab Emirates, a new locally based company Oryx Aviation Consulting (OAC) has been founded in order to assist major Oil and Gas, Government and Private clients achieve the approval or certification of their helicopter landing facilities, a...

Falcon Aviation add AW169 and AW189 to its fleet

Abu Dhabi based Falcon Aviation is to fly the latest generation AW169 following the delivery of two AW189s in July 2015, reports European Business Air News. "We have established our position as a market leader in executive aviation services and offshore oil support in the Middle East," said COO Raman Oberoi. "I believe that we are setting the benchmark for the industry in terms o...