Source: York Region, 19-Jul-12
York Regional Police have confirmed the first of three possible one-year contract extension to the contract with National Helicopters to provide pilots and maintenance services. The deal is worth $568,908 excluding taxes. The region’s police services board also approved the 10-year overhaul valued at $709,000. (see full story). See also the recommendation document put forward [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Jan-12
As part of its 12-year Eurocopter-driven overhaul, York Regional Police are using the down-time on its EC120 to do some upgrades. Taken out of service at the end of November 2011, the three month grounding has provided the ideal opportunity for YRP to upgrade their moving-map system. The force flies C-GYRP, serial 1086, known as [...]
Source: Edmonton Journal, 21-Feb-11
The helicopter crew narrowed the source of the light to a city home where police confiscated a laser pointer from a 10-year-old boy. His parents were home, but hadn’t realized what their son was up to.