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Helicopter Heroes series scoops top journalism award

Helicopter Heroes series scoops top journalism award

The team that produced the hit BBC Helicopter Heroes series, following the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, has won a major award. The BBC Yorkshire team scooped the prestigious Guild of Air Pilots (GAPAN) Award for Aviation Journalism 2014 after being nominated by Yorkshire Air Ambulance Chief Pilot Andy Lister. Led by Network Editor… Read more »

Source: Yorkshire, 24-Oct-14

GAPAN to bestow top flight operations award on Nick Lappos

GAPAN to bestow top flight operations award on Nick Lappos

The Sir Barnes Wallis Medal (Awarded in recognition of an exceptional and innovative contribution to aviation) – Nicholas Lappos During 40 years of work in the US aerospace industry Nicholas (Nick) Lappos has made an immense contribution, as a test pilot and as an engineer, to the development and application of advanced technologies for aircraft,… Read more »

Source: GAPAN, 02-Oct-13

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GAPAN rewards Pat Malone for Aviation Journalism

GAPAN rewards Pat Malone for Aviation Journalism

The Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators Award for Aviation Journalism (Awarded to an individual journalist, publication or organisation for an outstanding contribution to the promotion or public awareness of aviation in general or of any important aspect of aviation activity) – Pat Malone Pat Malone is an aviation journalist who writes with a… Read more »

Source: GAPAN, 02-Oct-13

GAPAN marks achievements of Queensland Helicopter Rescue

GAPAN marks achievements of Queensland Helicopter Rescue

The Grand Master’s Australian Medal (Awarded to an individual, a group or organisation involved in any branch of aviation in the Australian Region or to Australian nationals abroad, who or which has made a meritorious contribution to any aviation activity, either by displaying technical excellence or by the development of a procedure or operational technique… Read more »

Source: GAPAN, 02-Oct-13

UK Apache crews achieve four GAPAN awards

UK Apache crews achieve four GAPAN awards

Army Air Corps Apache attack helicopter crews have been nominated for no less than four of the top awards, reflecting the gruelling nature of their operations in Afghanistan. The Attack Helicopter Force have been awarded the Johnston Memorial Trophy were commended for the sustained effort by the entire ‘UK Team Apache’ in making the Apache… Read more »

Source: GAPAN, 27-Oct-11

Lynx crew from HMS Chatham win rescue award

Lynx crew from HMS Chatham win rescue award

The Prince Philip Helicopter Rescue Award will be presented to the crew of a Royal Navy Lynx helicopter from HMS Chatham for the successful rescue in May last year of 23 crew from the container ship ‘MV Dubai Moon’ in the Northern Indian Ocean. Caught in a tropical cylone, the merchant ship was rolling heavily… Read more »

Source: GAPAN, 27-Oct-11