South Georgia

South Georgia Heritage Trust move Bo105 fleet maintenance to new supplier

South Georgia Heritage Trust move Bo105 fleet maintenance to new supplier

20-Jan-2014Source: HeliHub.com

British based charity South Georgia Heritage Trust have moved the maintenance of their three Eurocopter Bo105 helicopters from Specialist Aviation Services to A2B Heli at Oxford. The charity operates the helicopters for one month a year on an unusual operation – dropping poison pellets on the South Atlantic island of South Georgia in an effort... Read more

Charity buys third Bo105 for rat eradication on remote island

Charity buys third Bo105 for rat eradication on remote island

10-Oct-2012Source: HeliHub.com

The South Georgia Heritage Trust has purchased a third Eurocopter Bo105 to add to the two it already has for rat eradication.  The helicopters are involved in a five year project on the remote south Atlantic island of South Georgia, where the weather is so poor that the maximum weather window is just ten weeks... Read more

Specialist Aviation assists South Georgia Heritage Trust in habitat restoration project

Specialist Aviation assists South Georgia Heritage Trust in habitat restoration project

29-Mar-2011Source: Specialist Aviation Services

UK based operator and support organisation Specialist Aviation Services has assisted South Georgia Heritage Trust in successfully completing the first phase of a 5 year project to eradicate rats which have decimated the island’s unique population of seabirds over recent decades. The project involves dropping special bait across areas of the island by helicopter for... Read more

Charity buys two Bo105s for rat eradication on remote island

Charity buys two Bo105s for rat eradication on remote island

2-Dec-2010Source: HeliHub.com

South Georgia is a remote island of approximately 1,500 square miles, located in the South Atlantic some 900 miles east of the Falkland Islands. The only population there are transient scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, varying between 30 in the summer season down to 15 in the winter, and a handful of officials who... Read more

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