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Leonardo announces delivery of 2 AW119Kx

Leonardo announces delivery of 2 AW119Kx

Leonardo announced today the delivery of two AW119Kx single engine helicopters to Akagera Aviation of Rwanda. The aircraft feature a customized convertible configuration for passenger transport or emergency medical service (EMS) depending on mission requirements. The two AW119Kx add to an AW109 GrandNew and an AW139 already operated by Akagera Aviation for transport and EMS… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 04-Mar-18

28-Oct-14 Robinson R44 Nyabihu, Rwanda

Heavy landing on hillside.  One of four POB had minor injuries

28-Oct-14

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Los Angeles Helicopters Expands Pilot Training to Rwanda Air

Los Angeles Helicopters Expands Pilot Training to Rwanda Air

Los Angeles Helicopters, LLC (LAH), a leading helicopter flight training operator, is pleased to announce that after completing FAA commercial license and Instrument rating training for 6 pilots from Rwanda in 2012, LAH was invited to travel to Rwanda and provide additional Mountain training as well as Emergency Procedures training and a refresher course for… Read more »

Source: Los Angeles Helicopters, 07-May-13

Rwanda provides six helicopters for UN efforts in Sudan

Rwanda provides six helicopters for UN efforts in Sudan

Boosting the mission’s ability to airlift personnel and supplies in South Sudan, 120 Rwandan aviation troops arrived today to join UNMISS (United Naitons Mission in Southern Sudan) in the capital Juba. The contingent brings with it six helicopters. Three arrived yesterday with 18 personnel, while the remaining helicopters are expected in coming days. Rwanda has… Read more »

Source: UNMISS, 01-Jan-13

Rwanda Air Force commits five helicopters to Sudan peacekeeping

Rwanda Air Force commits five helicopters to Sudan peacekeeping

The Rwanda Air Force has started a three weeks training aimed at preparing pilots, technicians and maintenance officers, Air logistics Staffs and Air Medical Services to the peacekeeping mission in Sudan. The training for 140 Officers and Men from Air Force is jointly organised by Rwanda Defence Force helped by the US Army under ACOTA… Read more »

Source: Rwanda - Ministry of Defence, 17-Nov-11

CJTF-HOA presents flight medic seminar to Rwanda Defense Force

CJTF-HOA presents flight medic seminar to Rwanda Defense Force

A two soldier traveling contact team from the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team (FxSp), assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, January 2011, to facilitate a flight medic operations seminar to Rwanda Defense Force battalion medical officers (BMO) and exchange ideas on medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) procedures… Read more »

Source: CJTF-HOA Public Affairs, 06-Feb-11

Rwandan Government takes delivery of a Grand and an AW139

Rwandan Government takes delivery of a Grand and an AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Government of Rwanda has recently taken delivery of a Grand light twin and an AW139 medium twin helicopter. Both aircraft will be operated by Akagera Aviation. The Grand will be used to perform emergency medical service operations while the AW139 will carry out government transport… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jul-10