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Coast Guard rescue 12 migrants in the Mona Passage

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew and the Cutter Joseph Doyle crew locate and rescue 12 male migrants from a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. Monday, February 26, 2024. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle crew repatriated 11 of the migrants, who claimed to be Dominican Republic Leer másCoast Guard rescue 12 migrants in the Mona Passage[…]

Flying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS

Story by Airman 1st Class Sarah Post, 90th Missile Wing F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo – The U.S. Air Force 37th Helicopter Squadron has a long history stretching back to helicopter arrival on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. During the construction of the Minuteman III ICBM system, civilian helicopters were contracted to shuttle working Leer másFlying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS[…]

CBP AMO P-3 Orion conduct aerial resupply ops to Coast Guard

JACKSONVILLE, FL— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) collaborated with several federal partners to test and implement new aerial resupply operations at sea with the P-3 Orion aircraft, saving approximately $16 million since March 2022. “The P-3’s responsive airlift capabilities enable deployment of time-sensitive, mission-critical supplies to our partners operating in the Leer másCBP AMO P-3 Orion conduct aerial resupply ops to Coast Guard[…]

Bristow sign for 10 Leonardo AW189 helicopters

Rome – 28 February 2024 – Leonardo and Bristow Group announced a framework agreement including firm orders for 10 AW189 super medium helicopters plus 10 options. Bristow is currently operating 21 AW189 helicopters globally with another five due off the assembly line in 2024. The new framework agreement covers a fleet expansion plan for the Leer másBristow sign for 10 Leonardo AW189 helicopters[…]

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Malaysian Maritime Agency selects the AW189 for SAR missions

Anaheim – 27 February 2024 – The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has selected the Leonardo AW189 for its long range SAR (search and rescue) requirement. Four rescue helicopters will be delivered under a contract signed with Galaxy Aerospace Malaysia Sdn Bhd between 2025 and 2026, adding to a fleet of three AW139 helicopters already Leer másMalaysian Maritime Agency selects the AW189 for SAR missions[…]

LifeFlight Australia signs for 3 more Leonardo AW139 helicopters

Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – Leonardo has announced a further growth in presence of the AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter in Australia at Heli-Expo 2024, with orders for three more aircraft by LifeFlight Australia. These add to two additional aircraft for LifeFlight’s joint venture partner StarFlight, that had been ordered in late 2023. The helicopters will Leer másLifeFlight Australia signs for 3 more Leonardo AW139 helicopters[…]

Future Sikorsky HEX / VTOL Hybrid-Electric Systems

ANAHEIM, California, February 27, 2024 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, unveiled its plan to build, test and fly a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator (HEX / VTOL) with a tilt-wing configuration. The design is the first in a series of large, next generation VTOL aircraft — ranging from more traditional helicopters to winged configurations Leer másFuture Sikorsky HEX / VTOL Hybrid-Electric Systems[…]

1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR

Story by Staff Sgt. Terry Rajsombath, KFOR Regional Command East CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Members of 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Army National Guard, conducts the first retrograde of nine UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of Kosovo Force (KFOR), Jan. 29, 2024. Army FM 3-90 defines retrograde operations as an organized movement away from Leer más1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR[…]

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