US-based Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance has announced that it now has nine fully operational sites for Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) landings across Eastern Virginia...
United Rotorcraft interior gains certification
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced that it has given supplemental type certificate to United Rotorcraft to install its HEMS interiors on AW139s and AW169s.
“The AW169 and AW139 configurations allow for a head attendant seat, which is a cornerstone to patient care and access,” said Frank Graham, United's Senior Director of Global Sales and Marketing. “This differentiator will provide our customers with a state-of-the-art solution to their EMS mission needs and requirements.”
According to United Rotorcraft, the interiors also feature a translating patient loading system, freestanding equipment racks and a medical transport module with a gaseous oxygen system. The aircraft can seat eight passengers.
Airbus has announced that the Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its three Dauphin AS365 N3+ SAR helicopters.
German UAS engine manufacturer Sky Power has announced that it is strengthening its collaboration with Mejzlik Propeller from the Czech Republic.
Global helicopter leasing company Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd has entered into an agreement to be purchased by Macquarie Group for around $650 million.
This final issue of 2018 contains an eclectic mix of articles and reports from organisations around the world