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British Wildcats Struggle with Data Transfer

British Wildcats Struggle with Data Transfer

The British Military have been using their new Leonardo Wildcat helicopters for two years, even though they still do not have a tactical data link (TDL) capability installed. This means the crew have had to use voice communication, via radios or other media such as USB sticks to transfer the needed information. Due to budget… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Feb-17

11-Jul-15 C-FWTK Bell 412 Slave Lake, Canada

Crashed on firefighting ops, pilot to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

11-Jul-15

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BAE Systems wins AW159 Wildcat mission planning system contract

BAE Systems wins AW159 Wildcat mission planning system contract

The system will be used by Royal Navy and Army Air Corps pilots who fly the Wildcat. Combined Arms Gateway Environment (CAGE) is a unique system developed by BAE Systems that can be used on multiple platforms to plan, brief, rehearse, execute and debrief a mission using the latest situational awareness and planning support information…. Read more »

Source: BAE, 18-Feb-15

British Columbia state government recognises Wildcat Helicopters

British Columbia state government recognises Wildcat Helicopters

B.C. Jobs Minister Shirley Bond says the province needs more apprentices. See Full Story

Source: Capital News, 09-Feb-15

Dart launches 39-inch Extended Height Gear for Bell 412

Dart launches 39-inch Extended Height Gear for Bell 412

DART Aerospace is pleased to announce the introduction of a 39-inch extended height landing gear for the Bell 412 aircraft. Designed specifically for this aircraft, the landing gear will include an exclusive, stainless-steel, aft crosstube that is stronger, more durable, and corrosion-resistant. This unique landing gear was developed to provide additional ground clearance for belly-mounted… Read more »

Source: Dart Aerospace, 29-Jan-14

Missing AS350 found, pilot deceased

Missing AS350 found, pilot deceased

Following an extensive search operation involving a significant number of both military and civil assets, a missing AS350B1 has been found in British Columbia.  The sole occupant pilot was found deceased.  The helicopter had been reported missing on Friday, and was found late Tuesday this week by a pilot from Wildcat Helicopters who was on… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Sep-11

Wildcat Helicopters is Launch Customer for Bell 212 FastFin System

Source: Vertical Magazine, 16-Feb-09