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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[…]

Boater fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue crew

NEW ORLEANS— Coast Guard Investigative Service arrested a boater near Venice, Louisiana, Friday who allegedly fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue helicopter crew. Coast Guard 8th District watchstanders initially received a distress signal early Thursday morning from an activated emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) belonging to a 40-foot sailing vessel approximately Leer másBoater fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue crew[…]

Mission Commander (Ret) for the first HITRON Patrick Merrigan

Video by Cmdr. Ace Castle Interview and edition by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton In this documentary series the Coast Guard spoke with the Cmdr. (Ret) Patrick Merrigan who was the Mission Commander for the first HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron). Merrigan retired as a USCG Commander with 30 years of military service. He Leer másMission Commander (Ret) for the first HITRON Patrick Merrigan[…]

USCG MH-60T medevac cruise​ ship passenger near Chatham Strait

KODIAK, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew medevac (medical evacuation) a cruise ship passenger at the entrance to​ Chatham Strait​ near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station​ Sitka​ aircrew aboard an MH-60T Jayhawk rescue (MRR) helicopter​ arrived on scene at approximately 4 p.m., deployed the rescue swimmer,​ hoisted​ the 62-year-old man and a Leer másUSCG MH-60T medevac cruise​ ship passenger near Chatham Strait[…]

Bell 525 completes more than 50 demonstration flights

During August the Bell 525 helicopter completed more than 50 demonstration flights of its advanced capabilities to potential customers. “The Bell 525 Relentless is a phenomenally unique flying experience. It is incredibly smooth and intuitive, simple to operate, and blends complex advancements into an impressive pilot and passenger experience. Bell raised the bar with next-generation Leer másBell 525 completes more than 50 demonstration flights[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T crew medevac boy offshore Kotzebue, Alaska​

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a boy after his vessel ran aground in Deering, approximately 60 nautical miles southwest of Kotzebue, Monday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and landed near the vessel at 9:40 p.m., embarked the 15-year-old boy, and transported Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T crew medevac boy offshore Kotzebue, Alaska​[…]

Virginia State Police adds Bell 412EPi to emergency services

The Virginia State Police purchased a Bell 412EPi to further support emergency medical missions, expanding their Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and search and rescue (SAR) operations. From navigating Virginia’s coastal plains, populous major cities, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Virginia State Police provides law enforcement and emergency services to more than 8.5 million people throughout Leer másVirginia State Police adds Bell 412EPi to emergency services[…]

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