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21-Jul-15 81-23609 Sikorsky UH-60 McPherson, US-Kansas

Main blades contacted tail boom in night training landing

21-Jul-15

EagleMed to Fly Bell 407 in WSU Shocker Colors

EagleMed to Fly Bell 407 in WSU Shocker Colors

EagleMed critical care air medical service is flying an air medical helicopter outfitted in Wichita State University’s black and gold Wu Shock livery over the skies of south central Kansas. The special design celebrates successes of the WSU Shocker athletics program. Based at EagleMed headquarters in Wichita, the Textron Bell 407 is equipped with an… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 27-May-15

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Garmin launches more classes for pilots

Garmin launches more classes for pilots

We are thrilled to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2015, which will include more live classes and eLearning courses! Just as we have for the last several years, we will again offer scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, in addition to on demand G1000, G3000,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Feb-15

EagleMed Air Co-Sponsors Hazards Seminar

EagleMed Air Co-Sponsors Hazards Seminar

EagleMed critical care air medical transport company is co-sponsoring an aviation hazards seminar for general aviation pilots and aviation weather enthusiasts scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Wichita. Co-sponsors are the National Weather Service office in Wichita, and the Kansas Army National Guard. The seminar on Convective Weather Effects (thunderstorms and their hazards) will be held… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 19-Jan-15

01-Jul-14 N225TV Robinson R44 Olathe, US-Kansas

Tail strike on landing

01-Jul-14

13-Mar-14 Robinson R22B Salina, US-Kansas

Emergency landing in field after mechanical issue.  Operating for K-State Salinas

13-Mar-14

Universal Avionics appoints OEM Sales Manager for US

Universal Avionics appoints OEM Sales Manager for US

Robert Clare, Director of Sales for Universal Avionics, announced today that Chris Cannady has been appointed as OEM Sales Manager for the company. Based out of Universal Avionics’ U.S. Midwest Office in Wichita, Kansas, Mr. Cannady’s overall responsibility is to develop and maintain existing sales of the company’s products to U.S. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)…. Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 16-Feb-14

EagleMed closes Kansas base at Garden City due to low volumes

EagleMed closes Kansas base at Garden City due to low volumes

“EagleMed’s reason for pulling the helicopter was their inability to build a sufficient regional volume of flights to make the helicopter service cost effective here,” said Scott Taylor, president and CEO of St. Catherine Hospital.   see full story

Source: Garden City Telegram, 03-Feb-14

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Universal Helicopters 10th year without accident or incident

Universal Helicopters 10th year without accident or incident

Universal Helicopters (UHI) with locations in Arizona, Utah, Kansas, and California, is proud to announce that they are in their 10th year with no incident, accident, or crashes. Dr. Gordon A Jiroux, President and CEO of UHI, stated “with safety, quality and crash free flying as our primary focus each and every day, UHI is… Read more »

Source: Universal Helicopters, 09-Jan-14

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Universal Helicopters establishes Scholarship program at DCCC

Universal Helicopters establishes Scholarship program at DCCC

Dr. Gordon A Jiroux, President and CEO of Universal Helicopters, was on the Dodge City Community College (DCCC) campus November 14, 2013, for the first ever Universal Helicopters Technical Education Scholarship Reception. A student from each of the twenty-two technical education programs at Dodge City Community College was presented with a $1,000 scholarship by Dr…. Read more »

Source: Universal Helicopters, 03-Jan-14

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Dodge City Community College: No Unemployed Graduates

Dodge City Community College: No Unemployed Graduates

Dodge City Community College (DC3) a world leader, offering a 2-year college degree in Applied Science utilizing Rotorcraft – Helicopters, has zero unemployed graduates since the program began, over 5 years ago. At the inception of their Flight Instructor Program, Dodge City Community College awarded its flight training contract to Universal Helicopters. Universal Helicopters, a well-established… Read more »

Source: Universal Helicopters, 05-Nov-13

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Profile: EagleMed’s Wichita operations

Profile: EagleMed’s Wichita operations

EagleMed now has 29 locations in 10 states, and Wichita is at the heart of it all.  See full profile

Source: Wichita Business Journal, 08-Oct-13

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Trig Avionics names exclusive US Service Center

Trig Avionics names exclusive US Service Center

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has been named the exclusive U.S. Service Center for Trig Avionics, serving Trig customers in all of North America. The agreement further expands Mid-Continent’s avionics capabilities to include Trigs’ TT21, TT22, and TT31 transponders, TY91 and TY92 VHF Comm radios. Trig Avionics, located in Edinburgh, Scotland, joins a respected network of… Read more »

Source: Trig Avionics, 04-Apr-13

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Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

Universal Helicopters (UHI), a leader in helicopter flight training, Night Flight Concepts (NFC), the leading provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s oldest and most prestigious aeronautical university and Dodge City Community College (DC3) are pleased to announce new training alliance to bring collegiate level NVG programs to the southwest…. Read more »

Source: Universal Helicopters, 03-Mar-13

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LifeFlight Eagle buys two Bell 407GX

LifeFlight Eagle buys two Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today an agreement with LifeFlight Eagle for the supply of two Bell 407GX aircraft. LifeFlight Eagle will utilize the helicopters to transport critically ill and injured persons in the Kansas City, MO area. “Our current fleet of Bell 407’s has demonstrated a high degree of safe,… Read more »

14-Feb-13

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Court orders refund of Topeka Police R44 down payment

Court orders refund of Topeka Police R44 down payment

Kansas Supreme Court upholds the decision of a lower court to invalidate a 2008 contract for Topeka Police to buy an R44 after the down payment of $74,000 had been paid.  (see full story here – and the documentation from the court here)

Source: Topeka Capital-Journal, 03-Feb-13

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Huey donation provides new training possibilities at Crisis City

Huey donation provides new training possibilities at Crisis City

The morning air was filled with the thumping of CH-47 Chinook blades as it sling-loaded a UH-1 Huey helicopter to the Crisis City’s training ground Sept. 6, near Salina, Kan. Provided on permanent loan to Crisis City by the Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range, the 601st Aviation Support Battalion, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry… Read more »

Source: Kansas Adjutant General, 20-Sep-12

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19-Jul-12 N911LS AgustaWestland AW119Ke Junction City, US-Kansas

Multiple laser strikes. Landed safely

19-Jul-12

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02-May-12 N85RB Bell 206B Valley Falls, US-Kansas

Crash from low level while on gas pipeline survey.  Pilot Wayne Spry and his two passengers, Jerry Senger and Clint Shoemaker received minor injuries.

02-May-12

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First 5 of 24 Block III Apaches arrives at Fort Riley

First 5 of 24 Block III Apaches arrives at Fort Riley

The first of 24 new Apaches landed at Marshall Airfield on Tuesday. They are replacing the Apache Block II’s that Fort Riley has been using. (see full story)

Source: WIBW, 21-Apr-12

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Helicopter training gets boost at Kansas State University

Helicopter training gets boost at Kansas State University

Helicopter flight training at Kansas State University is getting a boost through a partnership with Universal Helicopters. “The partnership initially will bring in three helicopters and four full-time flight instructors, which allows us to better meet the flight-training demands of our students,” said Kurt Barnhart, head of K-State’s aviation department. The incoming fleet consists of… Read more »

Source: KSU, 07-Dec-11

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EagleMed adds Garden City helicopter service

EagleMed adds Garden City helicopter service

Wichita-based EagleMed and St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City have a new partnership to provide critical-care air medical transport services. (see full story)

Source: Wichita Eagle, 17-Nov-11

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20-Aug-11 N911KS Eurocopter AS350B2 Kansas City, US-Kansas

Emergency landing due to a generator failure, but the warning light on the annunciator panel had not illuminated

20-Aug-11

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Mid-Continent Instruments celebrates groundbreaking ceremony

Mid-Continent Instruments celebrates groundbreaking ceremony

Mid-Continent Instruments officially broke ground today on a new 6,200-square-foot addition to the company’s Wichita, Kansas headquarters located at 9400 East 34th Street North. More than 150 employees and guests looked on as Mid-Continent Instruments President and CEO, Todd Winter, and dignitaries completed the ceremony. Those in attendance included elected officials from the City of… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 07-Jul-11

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04-Jun-11 N917EM Eurocopter AS350B2 Wichita, US-Kansas

Aircraft lost power in towering take-off at 25ft agl. Returned to pad and taken out of service for inspection

04-Jun-11

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26-May-11 N1815 Bell 206L-1 Newton, US-Kansas

Post maintenance test flight.  Landed in corn field and fell onto its side.

26-May-11

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Mid-Continent Instruments appoints APG Eastern Avionics as Distributor

Mid-Continent Instruments appoints APG Eastern Avionics as Distributor

APG has entered into a Distributor Agreement with Mid-Continent Instruments, the innovative Instrument Manufacturer and MRO Company, based in Wichita, Kan. “We have worked with Mid-Continent for many years and are extremely pleased to be selected as one of their few distributors”, remarks Gordon Carver, Director of Sales at APG. Mid-Continent has demonstrated a dedication… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent, 09-Feb-11

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Wichita Police celebrates 40 years in the air

Wichita Police celebrates 40 years in the air

Mesa, Arizona, November 16, 2010… MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI) joins with the Wichita (KS) Police Department Air Section in celebrating its 40th anniversary. The WPD Air Section is one of the original 13 charter members of “Operation Sky Knight,” the first formal police helicopter patrol program in the United States. The program was initially launched… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 17-Nov-10

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Kansas Aviation signs contract with Pratt & Whitney Canada

Kansas Aviation signs contract with Pratt & Whitney Canada

Kansas Aviation has announced a signing of a contract with Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Kansas Aviation was selected as a repair and overhaul supplier for constant speed units, prop governors, and oil-to-fuel heaters. The contract covers a variety of engine types, including the PT6T, PT6A, JT15D, PW100, PW150, PW200, PW300, and PW500. Toby Lavine,… Read more »

Source: Kansas Aviation, 29-Oct-10

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Mid-Continent Instruments’ Cindy Highbarger earns CFO Award distinction

Mid-Continent Instruments’ Cindy Highbarger earns CFO Award distinction

Mid-Continent Instruments proudly announced today that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Cindy Highbarger has been named a recipient of the Wichita Business Journal’s first CFO Awards. One of 12 elite CFOs, Highbarger was chosen from more than 100 nominees in three categories based on company size. Highbarger earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Wichita State… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 28-May-10

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Mid-Continent Instruments Expands IT and Marketing Depts

Mid-Continent Instruments Expands IT and Marketing Depts

WICHITA, Kan. — Mid-Continent Instruments announced  the addition of two new employees. Susan Mayer joins the Information Technology (IT) Department as Systems Software Support. Mayer’s responsibilities include software applications support, as well as shipping and phone systems maintenance and development. Mayer has a Masters of Science in Information Technology with an emphasis in Business Analysis… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 27-Mar-10

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Wichita Police Department Recognizes Mid-Continent Instruments

Wichita Police Department Recognizes Mid-Continent Instruments

The Wichita Police Department’s Air Section has recognized Mid-Continent Instruments’ excellent customer service with the WPD Certificate of Appreciation. Lt. Paul Shields and David Fry, Director of Maintenance, presented Mid-Continent Instruments President and CEO Todd Winter with the award recently. Mid-Continent literally helped keep the Air Section’s 2003 MD500E Light Single Helicopter in the air,… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 12-Mar-10

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Effort to save Topeka Police helicopter unit given up

Topeka City Councilman Larry Wolgast is grounding his last-ditch effort to save the police helicopter program.

Source: Topeka Capital-Journal, 27-Jan-10

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Topeka City Council mulls new police helicopter idea

Topeka City Councilman Larry Wolgast, who voted on the prevailing side in August as the council discontinued funding for the police helicopter program, has put forth a proposal targeted at keeping that program in operation while changing the way it is used.

Source: Topeka Capital-Journal, 08-Dec-09

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Life Star Of Kansas Orders An AW119Ke

Life Star Of Kansas Orders An AW119Ke

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Life Star of Kansas has signed for an AW119Ke helicopter during a ceremony at the Air Medical Transport Conference in San Jose, California

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Oct-09

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8-Sep-09 N Kansas City, US-Kansas

8-Sep-09 N Kansas City, US-Kansas

08-Sep-09

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Topeka Police Chief Makes Case for Reinstating Helicopter Unit

Topeka Police Chief Ron Miller spent hours Monday with media and community leaders talking about Topeka’s need for a helicopter unit. He met with members of the media for nearly three hours where he discussed all aspects of the unit.

Source: WIBW, 14-Aug-09

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30-Jul-09 N911KS Eurocopter AS350B Topeka, US-Kansas

30-Jul-09 N911KS Eurocopter AS350B Topeka, US-Kansas

30-Jul-09

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EagleMed selling to national air medical transportation company

Source: Wichita Business Journal, 28-Jul-09

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Topeka City Council hears testimony for new police helicopter

Source: KSNT, 22-Jul-09

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Bell Helicopter Holds Wichita Job Fair

Source: KAKE, 21-May-09

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Topeka Police Dept R44 back in air on limited basis

Source: Capital-Journal, 07-May-09

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Kiowa helicopters begin their arrival at Ft. Riley

Source: Mercury, 07-May-09

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Kansas Emergency Responders Want UAV Help During Disasters

Source: KAKE, 22-Apr-09

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Shawnee County Sheriff and Topeka Police Dept team up to get helicopter unit back off the ground

Source: Topeka Capital Journal, 11-Mar-09

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08-Mar-09 N863H Bell B206L4 Moundridge, US-Kansas (1F)

8-Mar-09 N863H Bell B206L4 Moundridge, US-Kansas

08-Mar-09

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