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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.

The very first PC-24 with medevac interior has been handed over to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS Western Operations).

The Serbian Minister of Defence Aleksandar Vulin took delivery of the first of the country’s H145M helicopters at Airbus Helicopters’ Donauwörth, Germany site.

Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed for voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, US.

Air Ambulance Caribbean DBA AeroMD has acquired NAAMTA accreditation for its fixed-wing medical transport service.

 

Helicopter operator Era Group has announced that Crystal Gordon has been appointed Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. She will assume the role on 1 January 2019.

Kopter Group has announced that its SH09 prototype has entered the next phase of its development, gaining the necessary clearance and regulatory compliance to begin flight tests.

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