Two AW119Kx multirole helicopters have been delivered to Portugal’s Air Force at the Beja Air Base.
Rega and Swiss Alpine Club team up for rescue
On 3 August, the crew of Rega’s Bern base, along with two helicopter rescue specialists from the Swiss Alpine Club, rescued two climbers who had become stuck on an overhanging rockface in the Bernese Oberland. The climbers had been abseiling down the Rote Fluh when one became stuck in the middle of the wall, while his partner remained helpless above him.
Following a reconnaissance flight, one of the rescue specialists was hoisted down to the scene. The climber who had been hanging by his rope was secured to the helicopter rescue winch and brought up to the helicopter. The second climber and rescue specialist were then winched to safety from the rock face.
Coast Guard and emergency services conduct two joint medical evacuations in two days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.
The Coast Guard is completing the first phase of production and moving to full-rate production on concurrent Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) and avionics upgrades of...
The US-based International Helicopter Safety Foundation has published eight golden rules about weather and helicopter flights, the purpose of which is to re-emphasise to...
An amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved for the Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System