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Newquay Coastguard helicopter turned airborne maternity unit on 18 August, when a baby boy was born whilst the helicopter was in flight

The Colorado National Guard continues aviation firefighting in support of the incident commander overseeing the Cache Creek Fire in Garfield County, Colorado

The Canadian province of British Columbia has declared a state of emergency as over 500 wildfires continue to burn, with around 100 helicopters struggling to contain the blazes.

REVA has gained Gold Standard Accreditation from the International Business Aviation Council for successfully implementing and meeting its International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations.

Devon Air Ambulance is to purchase of a new state of the art Airbus H145 helicopter

The charity has taken over the lease of Cardiff Heliport, in a new venture which will help to generate funds for its lifesaving service

The Colorado National Guard in the US has been drafted in to assist with the aerial suppression of fires in Rio Blanco County.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA), a UK HEMS charity, has had its helicopter cleared for flight after tests conducted on the aircraft confirmed that it had not been contaminated with deadly nerve agent Novichok.

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has taken delivery of two Bell 429s from Bell, with a third scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced at LABACE 2018 that it has appointed its third Designated Maintenance Facility (DMF) in Brazil

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has reaccredited Gallup Med Flight

A cattle truck driver was airlifted to hospital after being kicked in the head by an uncooperative bull

A Bell 412EP search and rescue helicopter in Japan crashed on 11 August, killing all nine people onboard.

Santa Barbara County Sherriff’s Helicopters alongside County Fire and Search and Rescue, used its night vision capabilities to locate five lost hikers in the Los Padres National Forest.

Canadian aircraft simulator manufacturer CAE has announced a deal with the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) in which it will provide RNZAF with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD).

London Luton Airport (LLA), UK, has agreed to provide free fuel to any Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) helicopters that land at the airport.

UgCS and Airborne Response have collaborated to create a search pattern software to allow search and rescue UAV pilots to more comprehensively and efficiently conduct search operations.

Wildfire’s in the Holy Jim Canyon of the Cleveland National Forest, US, have now charred around 6,200 acres of land.

Several US Coast Guard crews were involved in the rescue of a fisherman that took nearly 17 hours to complete, with the teams flying 1,200 miles to medevac the man.

Aerometals has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for its H130 (EC130T2) Engine Inlet Barrier Filter System

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