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USAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak

Story by Capt. Kyle Abraham / 16th Combat Aviation Brigade YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. – A UH-60L aircrew assigned to the US Army Air Ambulance Detachment – Yakima (USAAAD), 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade performed a rescue (aeromedical evacuation) of a civilian near Gilbert Peak, Wash. on Sept. 21, 2022. The mission Leer másUSAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak[…]

CareFlite Bell 429 and 407GXi fleet for EMS missions

CareFlite representatives shared positive feedback of their Bell 429 and 407GXi fleet in support of their EMS missions, and highlighted their long-established business relationship with Bell. Every quarter, hundreds of Bell Helicopter employees gather to collaborate on ground-breaking ideas and emerging technologies during Company’s Innovation and Commercial Business team meeting with helicopter operators. During the Leer másCareFlite Bell 429 and 407GXi fleet for EMS missions[…]

Coast Guard located 2 overdue boaters near Slidell, La

NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard RB-S, MH-60T and HC-144 crews searched and located two boaters reported overdue Thursday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by New Orleans Police Department that multiple mariners aboard a skiff boat were reported overdue by a concerned family member. Coast Guard watchstanders then coordinated the Leer másCoast Guard located 2 overdue boaters near Slidell, La[…]

Airbus delivers the first H160 to the Marine Nationale

Marignane, 22 September 2022 – The Marine Nationale (French Navy) has taken delivery of the first of six Airbus H160 helicopters that will perform search and rescue (SAR) missions. The aircraft is part of the interim fleet that will be delivered by the partnership formed between Airbus Helicopters, Babcock, and Safran Helicopter Engines. “The delivery Leer másAirbus delivers the first H160 to the Marine Nationale[…]

Airbus tests military cargo on BelugaST with a CH-53 helicopter

Manching, 21 September 2022 – Airbus test a new capability to military cargo on the BelugaST with a Luftwaffe CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter. Airbus Defence and Space has developed and tested a loading system to lift outsized military cargo into the Airbus BelugaST (Beluga A300-600ST) aircraft. The capability was successfully tested during a verification exercise with Leer másAirbus tests military cargo on BelugaST with a CH-53 helicopter[…]

CBP-AMO UH-60 aircrew rescue two persons after Hurricane Fiona

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews immediately started Monday to use its new capabilities to hoist and rescue two persons near a motel in Cabo Rojo that were stranded by the record-breaking flooding resulting from Hurricane Fiona. “Due to operational needs, the CAMB’s involvement Leer másCBP-AMO UH-60 aircrew rescue two persons after Hurricane Fiona[…]

12 more MH-60R Seahawk for the Royal Australian Navy

OWEGO, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2022 – The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a firm-fixed price contract to produce an additional 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Procured via the U.S. Government’s Foreign Military Sales agreement, the new aircraft will add a third ‘Romeo’ squadron of unparalleled capability to the RAN’s Fleet Leer más12 more MH-60R Seahawk for the Royal Australian Navy[…]

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