Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:50:00 -0400

In five months of operation, the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station saved more than 8,000 lives in the Mediterranean. By spotting and monitoring distressed vessels, Schiebel's rotary-wing Unmanned Air System CAMCOPTER S-100 assisted in the rescue and contributed significantly to the success of the mission.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:36:00 -0400

Turbomeca signs new contracts and studies innovative systems and architectures for helicopter propulsion.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:17:00 -0400

Airbus Helicopters is now offering its exclusive Mercedes-Benz Style VIP version on the H145, which offers higher performance, increased flight safety, and improved exterior design over the former EC145, for which this solution was initially developed.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:01:00 -0400

Veracruz, Mexico ( - Two people have been killed when a helicopter belonging to the government of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz crashed in the community of Dos Rios.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:45:00 -0400 - The long work to fix the damage done by floods is underway in Columbia, S.C., and repair efforts have included an awe-inspiring sight. The South Carolina National Guard used a Chinook helicopter to lift construction equipment, including two cranes, into place near the breach in the Columbia Canal caused by the flood waters.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:34:00 -0400

Rzeszow, Poland - SonAir Serviço Aéreo, S.A., a provider of onshore and offshore helicopter services to Angolan oil facilities, will benefit from the world-class maintenance, repair, and overhaul services offered at Heli-One's Rzeszow, Poland, facility.

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:19:00 -0400

In late September, the FAA denied a biennial petition by HAI and the Association of Air Medical Services to extend Exemption 6175, which addresses weather reporting requirements for helicopter air ambulance operations, saying the need for the exemption has effectively been written into the federal aviation regulations as 14 CFR 135.611(d), a part of the 2014 helicopter safety rule that became effective this past April.

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