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Becker has announced that it has chosen DAC International as its distributor of the Becker BXT family of Mode S transponders.

Researchers from the MIT in the US have developed an autonomous system that will allow a fleet of drones to collaboratively search under dense forest canopies using only onboard computation and wireless communication.

The US Coast Guard has contracted search and rescue training specialists Priority 1 Air Rescue (P1AR) to provide hoist operator training to flight mechanic aircrew operating the MH-65 D/E and MH-60T helicopters.

Leonardo has announced that it has signed contracts with Sino-US Intercontinental Helicopter Investment (Sino-US) of China for 15 AW139 helicopters, strengthening the helicopter manufacturer’s footprint in the country.

The UK Association of Air Ambulances (AAA) has responded to the recent announcement from Chancellor Phillip Hammond that £10 million of capital funding is being allocated to support air ambulance charity’s in the UK.

Congratulations to Air Alliance, which has won this year’s ITIJ award for Air Ambulance Provider of the Year.

Four mountain rescue bases in Scotland have criticised the agencies operating the UK rescue helicopter services, claiming that they have a ‘casual disregard’ for the safety of team members.

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, a US-based helicopter manufacturer, has announced that it has received New Zealand Type Acceptance for its Enstrom F-28/280/480 Series of helicopters by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand.

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance has announced that it will opening its second base in the city of Aberdeen, with intentions to make the base operational by 2019.

FlightSafety has been contracted to design and manufacture AH-1Z and UH-1Y flight training devices for the US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division.

A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter assisted in an incident south of Aviemore, Scotland, where a kayak carrying two kayakers capsized.

Airbus Helicopters has expanded its presence in the North American emergency medical services market with the sale of six helicopters to two customers.

Capital Air Ambulance and AMREF Flying Doctors have formed an alliance providing wing to wing air ambulance services between...

Senior Master Sgt. Angel Correa, who is an airborne sensor operator and linguist with the Host Nation Rider programme played in instrumental role in the recent rescue of four people from a capsized boat.

A German woman hiking near Stevens Pass Mountain Resort in the US was rescued by the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team following a concerned phone call from another hiker.

The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has launched a new global survey to determine safety strengths and weaknesses in the helicopter industry. 

Air Ambulance Caribbean / AeroMD has been awarded medical transport accreditation by the National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) for its fixed-wing medical transport service.

According to the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency, nobody has survived the crash.

Canadian air ambulance operator STARS has selected the H145 helicopter from Airbus to replace its existing fleet.

The 131st Rescue Squadron, a US pararescue group, has shared its experiences participating in Clear Sky 2018, a multinational training exercise based in the Ukraine.

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