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The Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava Committee in Shravanabelagola has been started a heli-tourism company that will allow tourists and followers to aerially witness the anointment ceremony of Mahamastakabhisheka. The tours last 8 to 10 minutes and charge ₹2,100 per person. They have up until March to determine whether the permit should be extended.
Mountain Wilderness Switzerland is against helicopters dropping cyclists on the canton Valais mountain peaks. They commented that the cyclists will have a negative impact on the alpine environment. The nature protection organisation has also commented on the carbon dioxide emissions and noise pollution from the helicopters themselves, reports Swiss Info.
Mike Campbell is looking to open a new heli-tourism company in Buffalo, called Fly Buffalo. He is currently waiting for approval of setting up the operation at the Outer Harbor. He has planned for two packages when the business is up and running. One that covers all of Buffalo will be $70 to $100 and… Read more »
Visitors to the exquisite Chinese countryside village of Huangling in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi Province are in for an extra-special treat this year as its famous rapeseed flower has bloomed 20 days early. Spring weather has arrived earlier than expected in the Year of Rooster, so the rapeseed flowers that usually blossom in late March are… Read more »
Wuyuan Rural Culture Development, 27-Feb-17
Reports from local website TamilNet suggests that Sri Lanka is negotiating to purchase 14 military spec Mi-17s, with a 43-strong delegation visiting Russia to negotiate the deal in June 2011.Â The helicopters are to be built at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Works factory.Â A defence analyst expressed surprise at the size of the order, given the… Read more »
The Sri Lankan Air Force has agreed to provide a helicopter service to get people to and from the airport, following recent flooding in the region.Â The SLAF has for a long time operated a commercial arm under the name of Helitours, albeit with the helicopters retained in military colours and with military serials.Â HeliHub.com… Read more »