With work expected to begin before year’s end, Vector hope to move in mid-2011. The company has benefited from its proximity to military helicopter bases, as they act as a subcontractor for L-3 Communications to repair U.S. Navy TH-57 helicopters based at Whiting Field, near Milton, Fla.
“This Alabama State Trooper pilot was flying a marijuana eradication mission and stopped to check on his son who just had surgery,” the Department of Public Safety said, continuing “…this is his daily patrol vehicle and it is within his discretion to land it where he sees fit.”
Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a leading national provider of air medical services, announced today that one of its flight paramedics, Don Wilson, was named Paramedic of the Year by East Alabama EMS Region II. Wilson has been employed as a base clinical specialist (flight paramedic) with Alabama LifeSaver, an Omniflight company, since May 2007. He works… Read more »
A federal judge cleared the way this week for a trial, refusing to throw out a discrimination claim from Kim Ralston, a former production control foreman at the Ozark plant who was terminated in 2008 from Bell Aero/U.S. Helicopter
We’re getting the dogs used to the helicopter. We’re getting the helicopter pilot used to us. It’s kind of a training between all of us. We’ve never done this before. We want to see how the dogs are going to react
Five U.S. Helicopter workers were terminated this week, just days after the company delivered the first of three aircraft in a $14 million government contract, officials confirmed.Â US Helicopter is a subsidiary of Bell.
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector) www.vectoraerospace.com,one of the worldâ€™s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has established a business office in Daleville, Alabama–adjacent to Fort Rucker Army Airfield in a strategic move to enhance support of existing and potential future maintenance, repair and overhaul support for the US Army… Read more »
The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has selected Science Engineering Services Inc. (SES) to perform disassembly, inspection and repair on AH-64D Apache helicopters in preparation for their upgrade to the Block III configuration. The program will create approximately 70 new positions for aviation and avionics mechanics, structural installers, and aviation quality inspectors within SES. “Boeing is… Read more »
Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a leading national provider of air medical services, announced today that Lynda LaRue, ADN, R.N., CMTE, regional clinical manager for the companyâ€™s Southeast region was named to the State of Alabama Board of Nursing.
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services, Inc., one of the worldâ€™s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has been awarded a subcontract from Army Fleet Support at Fort Rucker, Alabama in support of the United States Army TH-67 (Bell 206) Flying Hour Program.
Aspen Avionics announced today that the Dale County Sheriffâ€™s Office located in Ozark, Alabama, is the first installation of an EFD1000H Pro Primary Flight Display (PFD) and an EFD1000H Multi-Function Display (MFD) into an operational helicopter. The Bell OH-58 helicopter is used by the department in regular airborne law enforcement activities.
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America has received Bell Helicopter approval for both its UH-1 airframe maintenance fixture as well as for the repair and overhaul for UH-1 dynamic components at its Andalusia, Alabama helicopter maintenance operation.
Vector Aerospace now offers Bell Helicopter-certified airframe repair capability for the OH-58 (Kiowa) A and C models, via its new maintenance fixture located at the companyâ€™s Andalusia, Alabama helicopter repair and overhaul operation.
The training consisted of eight hours of classroom work and five hours of landing training with the goggles. FAA-approved instructors conducted the training, much of which took place in wooded areas in the western part of Lauderdale County.