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Sikorsky and Boeing’s new joint venture, the SB-1 DEFIANT helicopter, achieved its first flight at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida site.

Airbus has released the Airbus H145M helicopter in response to Commonwealth of Australia’s request for information for a four-tonne class, rapidly deployable, multi-role helicopter for Australian Special Forces.

Canadian-based Phoenix Heli-Flight Inc (Phoenix) has announced a fleet upgrade to the Outerlink IRIS system.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Queensland section has achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 2, making them the only IS-BAO registered dedicated aeromedical provider in Australia.

Numerous reports this weekend detailed the immense evacuation of the Viking Sky cruise ship that took place off the coast of Norway after the luxury cruise liner suffered engine problems and was resultantly left adrift in stormy seas....

Fior Markets has released a report which details the search and rescue (SAR) equipments that are used in both combat and non-combat SAR, as well as future prospects of potential SAR equipments.

The communities of Alaskan fishing region Norton Sound will soon have the benefit of an underwater drone to assist in search and rescue (SAR) missions.

Yet another re-accreditation marks the continuing advancement of the Canadian-owned Fox Flight Air Ambulance – having now received its third re-accreditation from the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI), following an exhaustive audit and...

Medical Director for REVA Dr David Farcy has received an EMS award for his work with first responders and law enforcement by the Miami Beach (Florida, US) Chamber of Commerce’s Pillar Board.

Canada-based Viking Air Limited (Viking) has launched an Avionics Upgrade Programme (AUP) for the Canadair CL-215T and CL-415 fleet of aerial firefighting aircraft.

She Maps will be partnering with the RFDS, taking drone workshop programmes across Australia in order to encourage young children to take up careers in aviation, geospatial science and other STEM-related subjects.

Bell have announced the delivery of a law enforcement-configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to the Stockton Police Department, California, US.

DART Aerospace has responded to Transport Canada’s request for wearplates that offer more coverage and protection, creating new Full-Length Wearplates which are designed specifically to prevent premature damage to original equipment manufacturer...

In a move that sees the US-headquartered company expand its presence in Washington, DC, FLIR Systems – global industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defence, industrial, and commercial applications – has...

On 13 March, US military hospital The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center, which is owned and operated by the US Air Force, conducted a Mercy Air Life Flight exercise at the medical centre’s helipad on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Expected to make a significant dent in the US market, having just received FAA type certification, Leonardo has unveiled the latest in its line of helicopters – the AW109 Trekker: its first light twin to offer skid landing gear.

UK public sector information website GOV.UK has released statistics and data about the number of civilian search and rescue helicopter (SARH) activity in the UK between October and December 2018.

In a ground-breaking move, global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has developed a new LTE-over-Satellite system designed to provide connectivity to remote regions, including areas without cell phone coverage, off-shore boats, or...

UK-based Essex and Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) will now be carrying blood supplies on board its helicopters and Rapid Response Vehicles (RRVs), a development that will enable pre-hospital transfusion at the scene of an incident.

C&L Aviation Group (C&L), which provides servicing, maintenance and support to operators in the corporate and regional aviation industry, is looking to further market their products and services to customers and has thus appointed Charlie...

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