San Bernandino County Sheriff's Department acquires Airbus H125s

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July 27, 2017


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The new aircraft are part of a long-term plan to update San Bernandino’s fleet of six AS350 B3 helicopters, an earlier model of the AStar. Airbus Photo

San Bernandino County Sheriff's Department acquires Airbus H125s

San Bernandino County Sheriff’s Department in California has strengthened its public safety capabilities with the acquisition of two new Airbus Helicopters H125 AStars.

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An RCAF CH-147F Chinook from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron flies over the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on July 21. Lloyd Horgan Photo

Flying the Canadian flag

In its debut outside North America, an RCAF CH-147F Chinook overflew the Vimy Memorial in France and strengthened Canada’s ties with Britain’s Royal Air Force.

 
On July 17, 2015, in collaboration with NASA, Flirtey conducted the first-ever FAA-approved drone delivery when it delivered multiple packages of urgent prescription medication to the Remote Area Medical health clinic in Wise, Virginia. Flirtey Photo

Flirtey continues to lead drone delivery industry

Flirtey commemorates its milestones in aviation history as July marks the two-year anniversary of the first ever Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone delivery in the United States and the one-year anniversary of the first drone delivery to a customer's home.

 
PAC utilized its state-of-the-art soft media blast booth to remove the majority of the aircraft’s original paint. Once the paint was removed, the airframe was found to be in excellent condition and free of corrosion. PAC Photo

PAC performs facelift on Michigan State Police Huey

PAC International recently completed maintenance and exterior refurbishments on the first of two Bell UH-1H aircraft for the Michigan State Police. 

 

MDHI celebrates continued improvements in operator ratings

As part of its participation at ALEA 2017, MD Helicopters, Inc. is celebrating continued improvements in operator ratings of the company’s aftermarket and customer support programs.

 

Summit Helicopters adds Carmichael to Yellowknife operations team

Summit Helicopters recently welcomed Frank Carmichael to the operations team in Yellowknife as base manager.

 
 
The AW119Kx is fully customized and features searchlight, FLIR, external loudspeakers, rappelling and cargo hooks, expanded fuel system, a foldable stretcher, and high visibility crew doors on both sides of the aircraft. The aircraft also includes provisions for a Bambi Bucket to be used for firefighting operations. Leonardo Photo

AW119Kx selected by New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police

The Leonardo AW119Kx helicopter has been selected by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police for operations in support of water supply protection. Delivery of the aircraft is expected in 2018.

 
MD Helicopters showed, for the second consecutive year, tremendously improved ratings across all measured customer support categories in Vertical Magazine’s Annual Helicopter Manufacturers Survey. MD Helicopters Photo

MDHI to feature MD 6XX Concept helicopter at 2017 ALEA

MD Helicopters will feature the MD 6XX Concept helicopter at this year's ALEA, which has been custom-configured for execution of a range of law enforcement missions.

 
Dan Burns will be replacing program director Jim Singer, who retired in March after 31 years with Flight For Life. Flight For Life Transport System Photo

Flight For Life Transport System welcomes new executive director

After 16 years away from Flight For Life Transport System, Dan Burns will be returning to lead the program as its new executive director.

 

AeroBrigham inks deal to represent Serastar Technologies Corporation

AeroBrigham will provide integration, distribution and support services for a revolutionary and cost-effective means to send encrypted video and audio from aerial platforms anywhere in the world.

 

MDHI celebrates glass cockpits; new product development at ALEA 2017

Last month, MD Helicopters, Inc. announced the completion of all TIA requirements for its Block 1 glass cockpit upgrade for the MD 600N.

 
 
   

 News From The Web

Cause of dramatic helicopter crash left unexplained
 Source: radionz.co.nz

 

Two German U.N. peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Mali
 Source: time.com

 

OPP asking for help in locating one of its missing drones
 Source: citynews.ca

 

Why Nova Scotia Power needs a helicopter to install these towers
 Source: cbc.ca

 
   

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