Source: WCTV.TV, 21-May-13
The view from a helicopter in the air can be breathtaking, but it can also help breathe life into those riding inside. Because when lives are on the line, time can be the greatest enemy. (See Full Story)
Source: Douglas County Sentinel, 03-Jan-13
The base is being temporarily housed at Tanner Medical Center while company officials seek a permanent location. (see full story)
The Atlanta Police Department’s small fleet of helicopters is scheduled to return to the air Monday, two weeks after the crash of their OH-6A N368PD that killed two law enforcement officers. (see full story) File photo
Source: JEMS, 05-Nov-12
South Georgia Medical Center CEO Randy Sauls said the medical center is grateful to all who had a hand in the planning and execution of the project, which cost approximately $225,000 to build. (see full story)
Source: SAM, Inc, 13-Sep-12
Surveying And Mapping, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Corporate Aircraft Solutions, LLC, also know as Oasis Services, for the exclusive use of a rotary wing aircraft as a platform for airborne LiDAR deployment. The aircraft, a Bell 206L-1 helicopter, is based near SAM, Inc. headquarters in Austin, Texas and will allow the company [...]
Source: WJBF, 06-Sep-12
Georgia State Patrol Aviation Division helicopter pilot Herbert L. Craven who was under investigation has resigned. (see full story)
Source: Med-Trans, 20-Aug-12
Med-Trans Corporation and AirMed of Augusta, Georgia announced today a newly formed partnership between the twoorganizations to operate the AirMed air medical services. The newly formed partnership will work in unison to manage the highly regarded AirMed flight program well into the future. The two organizations recently joined forces as AirMed was looking to establish a [...]
Source: Precision Aviation Group, 15-Aug-12
In its continuing effort to provide the best products and value-added services to the Aerospace and Defense Industry, Precision Aviation Group (PAG) completed an expansion of its Headquarters located at 495 Lake Mirror Road in Atlanta, Ga. “We are excited about another expansion of our Atlanta facility. This is our fourth expansion in the last 12 [...]
Source: HAI, 22-May-12
Join the Atlanta Aero Club as it welcomes Matt Zuccaro, president of the Helicopter Association International (HAI), at a luncheon on June 7, 2012 at the Capital City Club Downtown, Atlanta, Ga. All HAI members are invited and will receive the Aero Club member discount for attendance. Zuccaro, who became HAI President in 2005, has [...]
Source: Precision Aviation Group, 09-Feb-12
Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces the launch of the Rotorcraft Services Division at its subsidiary Gardner Aviation Services (GAS). This Division will provide Helicopter-specific Avionics Upgrades/Installs, Airframe Maintenance, and MRO services at GAS’ 35,000 square foot facilities located at [...]
Source: Augusta Chronicle, 18-Jan-12
The Georgia State Patrol helicopter housed in Thomson soon will have a new hangar and pad at Augusta Regional Airport. (see full story)
Source: HAI, 03-Oct-11
The World Record Helicopter Team, based in Murrieta Calif., set a new world speed record from San Diego Calif. to Savannah/Hilton Head Ga. and back, on Sept. 17, 2011. Flying a Robinson R44 Raven II, the four-man team departed from Brown Field when the race clock started at 7:28 a.m. Despite some extreme weather conditions [...]
Source: World Record Helicopter Team, 12-Sep-11
From: The World Record Helicopter Team & USA Academy Of Aviation Inc. French Valley Airport ( F70) Murrieta, Ca. Tel 951-551 6592- 951-600 2883. when: In September 2011. From Where: From Brown Airport, San Diego- to Savannah Hilton Head, GA, and back. Departure Time will be 6 o’clock AM. What is the current record and [...]
Source: Sacramento Bee, 27-Jun-11
Michael Edward Todd, 31, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court last month to conspiring to illegally export the parts. He is scheduled for sentencing in August. Hamid “Hank” Seifi, pleaded guilty to that charge and to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Seifi was sentenced to 56 months in prison, followed by three years [...]
Source: The Times-Herald, 16-May-11
Whatever photographs or memorabilia you have, the The Times-Herald would like to borrow them just long enough to make copies we can publish.
Source: Professional Aviation Associates, 27-Apr-11
Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced it recently signed an agreement with Parker Hannifin Corporation’s Stratoflex Products Division to be an Authorized Stratoflex Hose Distributor. Professional Aviation has a long relationship with Stratoflex, manufacturing Technical Standard Order (TSO) hoses as a sub-distributor for Parker for the last 18 years. Professional Aviation’s current hose [...]
Source: Precision Aviation Group, 04-Mar-11
Atlanta, GA - based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), exclusive provider of ISMRO® (Inventory Supported Maintenance Repair & Overhaul), announces the acquisition of Peachtree City, GA - based Gardner Aviation Specialist (GAS), an FAA Repair Station specializing in Avionics Installations, “Glass Panel” upgrades, Aircraft Maintenance, and MRO Services. The GAS purchase allows PAG to expand the services it provides [...]
Source: Omniflight, 23-Nov-10
ADDISON, Texas, November 22, 2010 — Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a leading national provider of air medical services, has launched its OmniAdvantage family membership program in eight of the 18 states in which it offers service. Omniflight is introducing OmniAdvantage as a supplemental insurance offering to give the millions of families in its service regions the [...]
Source: Chatanooga Times Free Press, 25-Sep-10
The Bell LongRanger will be located temporarily at Fannin Regional Hospital in Blue Ridge, Ga., but Erlanger is building a new hangar and service facility near McCaysville, Ga.
Source: Precision Aviation Group, 24-Sep-10
In its continuing effort to provide the best products and value-added services to the aerospace and defense industry, Precision Aviation Group (PAG) – the exclusive provider of ISMRO (Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) – began work on expanding its headquarters at 495 Lake Mirror Road in Atlanta, GA. The continued growth of PAG’s four [...]
Air Methods Corp., owner and operator of Air Life Georgia, has established a new community base model of operations at the Jasper Airport. They have helicopters based in Cobb, Coweta, Hall, Rockdale, Spalding and now Pickens County.
Source: HAI, 09-Sep-10
Two-term Governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue has managed to add two significant aviation ratings to his commercial pilot certificate. On September 6th, the Governor took advantage of the Labor Day holiday and passed both the Helicopter Commercial and Helicopter Flight Instructor practical check rides. An experienced 3000-hour Commercial Pilot, the Governor added a Private Helicopter [...]
Source: Palm Beach Post, 05-Aug-10
The R44 was expected to arrive at 5 p.m. Monday at the helipad at the Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa in Young Harris, Ga., about 90 miles from Atlanta. The helicopter was last heard from during a refueling stop in Madison.
Source: Macon, 25-Jun-10
The first two helicopters of the Marine Light Attack Squadron 773 — an AH-1W Super Cobra and a UH-1N Huey — arrived at Robins recently. Seven additional helicopters will be following in the coming days and weeks.
Source: 11Alive, 26-May-10
Georgia’s General Assembly has set aside $600,000 to subsidize one of Erlanger Medical Center’s helicopters. The hospital is in Tennessee, but serves many Northwest Georgians.
Source: The Citizen, 25-May-10
This is the largest-ever theft recovery for the LoJack system in the entire state of Georgia, according to Sheriff’s Investigator Brent Rowan.
Source: Macon Telegraph, 03-Mar-10
Within four hours of The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s heliport officially opened Monday at noon, the hospital received its first patient on the roof of the hospital’s surgery center.
Source: Atlanta Helicopter Pilots Association, 04-Feb-10
The Atlanta Helicopter Pilots Association will hold their spring meeting at the 57th Fighter Squadron Restaurant on June 5, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. Fly-in’s are to park on the Epps ramp. There will be a shuttle service to and from the 57th. The airspace will be closed from 1200 – 1700, but the tower will [...]
Source: Night Flight Concepts, 02-Feb-10
The Atlanta Police Department’s Aviation Unit completed the Turn Green, Turn-Key™ program offered by Night Flight Concepts (NFC). Night Flight Concepts is the industry’s premier provider of night vision goggles, training and maintenance. Atlanta PD’s comprehensive NVG training package took place on-site at the departments’ flight operation facility in their MD-500E aircraft. Included in NFC’s [...]
Source: NorthFulton.com, 16-Nov-09
It turned out to be much ado about nothing after a helicopter piloted by a Florida man was flown to North Point Mall Nov. 1 for some shopping.
Source: Vertical, 04-Nov-09
Helicopter Express’s strategy of always investing in new equipment has helped set it apart from its competitors, and helped ensure its continued growth and success, as Dan Megna reports in this article from the October-November issue of Vertical.
Source: Albany Herald, 18-Sep-09
On Wednesday, Palmyra Medical Center announced the implementation of a new service officials say will benefit the whole community. Palmyra has teamed up with Air-Evac Medical Services of Cordele to provide helicopter medical services to patients and hospitals in the Albany area.
Source: Sikorsky, 27-Aug-09
Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Sikorsky company, recently delivered an S-300C(TM) helicopter to Superior Flight School of Greater Atlanta, Ga. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp
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Omniflight Helicopters announces Definitive Agreement With Air Methods Regarding Reorganization Of Atlanta Operations
Source: Omniflight, 22-Jan-09