GKN Aerospace has announced that it has officially opened its new repair and research facility in Johor, Malaysia.

SAF Group, a French civil operator, has expanded its fleet with an order for six new Airbus helicopters.

A UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter crew from Lee-on-Solent has won the Goodrich Hoist Award at Helitech International 2018.


Safran Helicopters, an aircraft maintenance group, has announced that its Support-By-The-Hour (SBH) service range now offers new packages to provide coverage for more customers.

Helicopter manufacturer Leonardo is looking to expand its maintenance and repair services further into Europe with two new agreements with regional partners.

A Nepal helicopter rescue team was recently tasked with rescuing the bodies of nine hikers who lost their lives trying to scale Mount Gurja.

StandardAero has signed a new deal with US air ambulance operator Air Methods to supply support to its fleet of Airbus Helicopters AS350 and EC130 dynamic components.

Canadian authorities have announced an investment of CA$3.4 million into Coulson Aircrane Ltd, a British Columbia-based aviation company.

The Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF), US, has announced the purchase of a new helicopter hoist system for one of its helicopters that has been bought to assist with rescuing both members of the public and injured firefighters.

Swiss rescue service Rega was able to utilise its thermal imaging capabilities in a rescue on 10 October.

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH has announced that it will be premiering its new DRS-5 and DRS-10 parachute systems for the first time at Intergeo 2018.

Services from the US have been scrambled to help with the response to Storm Michael, which has hit the states of Florida, Alabama and Georgia.

UK military medics taking part in Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman – the largest military exercise UK troops have taken part in for two decades – have praised a new app which they claim is ‘worth its weight in gold’.

The latest issue of AirMed&Rescue Magazine is now available to read online!

Airbus has secured a contact worth €2 million with Ireland’s National Police Service (INPS) to supply support for its two H135 helicopters.

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), the Indonesian Government and the Airbus Foundation have combined to provide humanitarian relief in Palu, Indonesia with the deployment of a RMAF A400M aircraft.

Polish Medical Air Rescue (PMAR) has placed an order with aircraft manufacturer Tecnam for three Tecnam P2008JC Mk II airplanes – a single engine fixed-wing aircraft.

Dauntless Air has added two additional AT-802F Fire Boss aircraft to its fleet.

Holyhead Coastguard, UK, were scrambled to help with the evacuation of a 76-year-old woman who had injured herself while out hiking on Cader Idris near Dolgellau, Wales.

HALO Air Rescue, a helicopter rescue service based in Alberta, Canada, has unveiled its newest addition – a BK117 twin-engine helicopter.