Australian rescue service RACQ CQ Rescue carried out a testing rescue on 8 August, when a sailor fell ill on a 300-metre long bulk carrier in deteriorating weather conditions.

The UK and the Cayman Islands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will pave the way for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Air Operations Unit to acquire a second helicopter.

Rotor wing maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist Heli-One has announced that it will be supporting Air Center Helicopters’ Airbus H225 fleet through a newly-signed parts-by-the-hour contract.

 Bell Helicopters and Moog,have announced the signing of a new teaming agreement for the development of the Flight Control Actuation System to support Bell’s VTOL.

Russian Helicopters Holding Company has announced that it is in the process of completing a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters based at the facilities of Helwan Factory for Developed Industries (HFDI) in Helwan...

Quick Air Jet Charter has added a second Learjet 45XR in 2018 to its air ambulance fleet.

The New York Police Department (NYPD), US, has announced plans to deploy drones across the city.

STARS has had its relationship with Government of Saskatchewan, Canada renewed, with the service due to continue providing air medical support past 2020.

Bell Helicopter has announced the delivery of the first law-enforcement configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to the Sacramento Police Department, US.

Med-Trans Corporation has reported that 11 of its air medical bases have been reaccredited by CAMTS.


Safran Helicopter Engines has announced the signing of a contract with Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to support the Royal Danish Air Force’s (RDAF) 11 Arriel 1D1-powered AS550C2 Fennec.

Latitude Technology has announced that it has received a Transport Canada issued Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA18-121 Issue 1 for its ENode engine data acquisition unit.

RACQ CQ Rescue airlifted a total of 10 people away from an intense bushfire in Queensland, Australia.

Airbus has announced plans to add a maintenance, repair and overhaul complex next to its facility at Kobe Airport Facility in Japan.

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developer ALTI UAS has announced the launch of a search and rescue version of its ALTI Transition VTOL UAV.

Germany’s ADAC Luftrettung has announced that it has begun a feasibility study looking into the use of manned multi-copter aircraft for aeromedical purposes.

UK air ambulance charity London's Air Ambulance has announced that it has renewed its deal with car manufacturer Skoda to supply the service with ground support.

Helicopter and fixed-wing simulator manufacturer entrol has announced the sale of its first H135 FTD Level Five simulator in the US to Denver-based Sunny Aviation.

The County Air Ambulance Trust has announced the appointment of Michael Henriques as its new Chairman.

US-based Air Ambulance Worldwide has finalised the acquisition of Aero National, further extending the company’s footprint in North America, and giving it a new base from which to operate air medical flights.