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Northrop Grumman Corporation has just announced that it completed its first delivery of an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces (JASDF) at the end of March.

A US Navy medical evacuation training exercise took place recently aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell 

Friday 31 May, in the State of Wisconsin, US, saw the official commencement of Metro Aviation and UW Health’s Med Flight partnership, in which Med Flight began serving its 250-mile radius service area with a fleet of three Airbus EC135s and an...

Thanks to a sterling rescue effort at Ben Nevis – Scotland’s self-proclaimed ‘iconic mountain’ – Scott Sharman of Inverness Rescue 951 has been awarded the Billy Deacon Search and Rescue Memorial Trophy at this year’s Air League awards ceremony...

The Canadian city of Calgary is considering purchasing two new helicopters to replace the police service’s ageing pair of 14-year-old Airbus H120s. 

Viking Air Limited (Viking) of Victoria, British Columbia, has announced its plans to hold a world demonstration tour for its Guardian 400 aircraft.

The 106th Rescue Wing, based at Westhampton Beach, New York, US, has welcomed the first of its four new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft.

Multiple fires that spread across Israel over a 41-hour period (between 23 and 25 May) have now been extinguished thanks to Israel’s National Fire and Rescue Service and multiple other firefighting agencies.

 

The Chintex 2019 search and rescue (SAR) exercise held near Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, at the beginning of May enabled members of the 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron to develop their skills in SAR operations.

The US Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing conducted a week-long firefighting training and certification at the beginning of May.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s (LFRS) trusty drone has completed a landmark number of missions since its introduction in 2016 and has even helped LFRS to become the first fire and rescue service to locate a missing person using a drone.

New Zealand-headquartered TracPlus and Canadian-based IQonboard have collaborated to provide a real-time reporting technology and software solution.

Following its selection as one of three finalists of the AFWERX Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge in November 2018, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has announced its delivery of four prototype helmets to the US Air Force’s Nellis Air Force Base in...

European Air Ambulance (EAA), which provides worldwide medical repatriation services, has announced that it is now to have a certified neonatal crew on standby on the duty roster every day – ensuring paediatric life support services are available...

A collaboration between Bell Helicopter, Shaanxi Helicopter Co. Ltd. (SHC) and Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital had more than 50 personnel successfully complete an air medical services (AMS) training exercise in China this May.

Australia-based New South Wales (NSW) Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Canada-based Coulson Aviation have secured a deal that will see the NSW Government purchasing a Boeing 737-300 modified for firefighting duties and two Citation V Lead /...

German air rescue service DRF Luftrettung, which operates a total of 31 helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) bases in Germany and Austria, has reported a dramatic increase in the number of night-time operations in 2018 compared to the...

This year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) has put a high precedent on sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF), encouraging the vast majority of its attendees to arrive via SAJF Fly-in, and they did not disappoint...

Universal Avionics is to supply Gestair MRO with EFI-890R Advanced Flight Display to be installed in five Falcon 900B aircraft.

The first Cessna Citation Latitude configured for air ambulance operations has been exhibited at EBACE 2019 by Textron Aviation and Babcock International – the air ambulance is part of an 11-aircraft order by Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance....

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