North Mississippi Medical Centre’s Careflight has recently celebrated their 30th anniversary. Over the years they have had interesting cases and locations. From landing at a cemetery to a front yard, they have been busy. Al Wright, a paramedic who has flown with Careflight since 1987, has stated how joining the flight crew back then was… Read more »
We had the honor of celebrating the 50th anniversary of our long-time customer FAASA. FAASA has been a Bell Helicopter customer since the early 1980s operating a fleet comprised of a variety of Bell helicopters. The current fleet conducts a variety of missions including, aerial work, external loading, fire fighting, passenger transport and medical evacuation…. Read more »
Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service in South-East Queensland is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. The organization has saved over 850 lives since their first flight in their Bell 206A Jet Ranger, December 5 1976. With a total of 10 000 missions flown, they now have a fleet consisting of an Airbus H135 and a… Read more »
The following spring Moscow will host the anniversary 10th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2017. It is the largest helicopter-themed expo in Europe and North Asia. The event will take place from 25 to 27 May, 2017 at the conventional area of the “Crocus Expo” IEC. Anniversary HeliRussia 2017 promises to be the most prominent… Read more »
AirCare, the air ambulance program of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is celebrating 30 years of treating and transporting critically ill and injured patients. From its first flight in 1986 to transport a child injured in an accident in Patrick County, VA, the men and women of AirCare have responded to around 20,000 calls from… Read more »
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, 16-Nov-16
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the S-92® helicopter operating in China. Sikorsky made the announcement at Booth H6E1 during Airshow China. “Sikorsky holds a long-standing relationship with China, providing more than 30 years of service to the China civil aviation industry,” said Sikorsky’s Vice President for Strategy… Read more »
The 70th anniversary of the first helicopter landing on deck of the River-Class HMS Helmsdale frigate was celebrated at Yeovilton with a fly in of historic naval helicopters. Alan Bristow was the pilot of the Sikorsky Hoverfly K969 that made the first landing. He would never have realised the importance of that flight as it… Read more »
The lifesaving charity Wales Air Ambulance is celebrating its tenth birthday on 1st March. Having carried out 14,000 missions to date, the service has proved to be a vital operation, providing emergency air cover across the country and helping to save thousands of lives. In celebration of this incredible landmark, Wales Air Ambulance is holding… Read more »
Durban-Based JNC helicopter had two very good reasons to celebrate recently when it held a gala dinner at its Virginia Airport headquarters for about a hundred specially-invited guests to mark the tenth anniversary of its formation and the delivery of the first Enstrom F28C-2 in its fleet. The helicopter is also the first of its… Read more »
On Oct. 1, 1984, with one helicopter, UT LIFESTAR responded to its first call to transport a Loudon County patient suffering from a heart attack. Twenty-five years later, the areomedical ambulance program is celebrating its silver anniversary
The Helicopter Service of Iceland regularly checks what is available in the marketplace but has so far seen no reason to switch from Bell. “So far we are happy with our 230 and 430,” says Sindri Steingrimsson, director flight operations.
The Boeing Company recognizes the service of the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, which completed its first flight 45 years ago this month. One hundred sixty-eight of the 624 aircraft originally produced remain in operation with the U.S. Marine Corps and are still maintained by Boeing.