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HAI joins Gulf of Mexico operators for safety meeting

HAI joins Gulf of Mexico operators for safety meeting

The Helicopter Safety Advisory Committee (HSAC) is an opportunity for the stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to come together and work on safety issues that affect the Oil and Gas industry. HAI Director of Safety Outreach Stan Rose joined helicopter operators, the energy companies, the regulators and other who operate in and around… Read more »

Source: HAI, 25-Jan-16

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

Numerous dignitaries, military personnel, contractors, and their families attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Navy’s newest helicopter hangar at NAS North Island April 25. This facility was designed with sustainable features and built to support the operations of three HSC squadrons. Naval Base Coronado (NBC) Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Sund, and Commodore, Helicopter… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 12-May-14

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Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S… Read more »

Source: CAE, 30-Apr-13

Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S… Read more »

Source: CAE, 24-Apr-13

HS-15 officially transitions to HSC-15

HS-15 officially transitions to HSC-15

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 15 officially transitioned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 during a ceremony, Nov. 15, at Naval Air Station North Island. The “Red Lions” are the latest anti-submarine squadron to make the transition to a sea combat squadron as part of the Navy’s new direction for the rotary wing community, said… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 20-Nov-12

$56M contract awarded for construction work at NAS North Island

$56M contract awarded for construction work at NAS North Island

Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Irvine, Calif., is being awarded a $56,463,304 fixed-price modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N62473-12-C-1406) to exercise option 0001 which provides for the construction of a helicopter maintenance facility at Naval Air Station North Island.  The work to be performed provides for the construction of a multi-story, steel-framed, three-bay maintenance… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Feb-12

NAS North Island celebrates 100 years

NAS North Island celebrates 100 years

More than 250 classic racing cars will take to the specially-constructed track on the runway at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) September 24-25 for the 14th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival. While the Festival’s mission is to honor San Diego’s military every year, this year it will help commemorate a momentous milestone. The Coronado Speed Festival will… Read more »

Source: Fleet Week San Diego, 20-Sep-11

US Navy moving more helicopters to North Island

US Navy moving more helicopters to North Island

Four additional squadrons will be based there by 2016

Source: San Diego Union-Tribune, 19-Mar-11

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CAE awarded $44M contract for additional MH-60R simulators

CAE awarded $44M contract for additional MH-60R simulators

CAE USA has been awarded a contract valued at approximately US$44 million to design and manufacture two MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFTs) for the United States Navy. The first simulator will be a fixed-based MH-60R TOFT delivered to Naval Station (NS) Mayport near Jacksonville, Florida in mid-2013. The other MH-60R TOFT, which will also… Read more »

Source: CAE, 26-Jan-11

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