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The RNLAF receives the 20th Boeing CH-47F Chinook

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2022 — Boeing delivered the 20th CH-47F Chinook helicopter to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), concluding the country’s latest fleet update. “Our continuing partnership with the Royal Netherlands Air Force exemplifies the value of a modern and versatile CH-47 Chinook fleet,” said Ken Eland, vice president and H-47 program manager. “These state-of-the art Leer másThe RNLAF receives the 20th Boeing CH-47F Chinook[…]

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series has introduced capabilities never before seen in the military aircraft industry. The development of new technology is central to the integration and transformation of military operations. Proven throughout history with examples like the speed and range of vehicles, the efficiency of production, or innovation of new ideas to Leer másThe Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series[…]

MD Helicopters (MDH) announces new ownership and leadership

Mesa, Arizona, September 9, 2022 – MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) announces the new ownership and leadership of the company. An investment consortium led by MBIA Insurance Corp., Bardin Hill, and MB Global Partners has acquired the company and established new leadership. Brad Pedersen will lead the team as MD Helicopters’ President and CEO. Brad brings over 35 Leer másMD Helicopters (MDH) announces new ownership and leadership[…]

Leonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2022 — Leonardo and Boeing deliver the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the US Air Force as the service looks to replace its UH-1N aging fleet. The Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter, based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 Intermedium-class helicopter, designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles Leer másLeonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force[…]

Boeing and CAE sign MOU to enhance global aerospace training

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 19, 2022 – Boeing and CAE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand their collaboration and explore further teaming opportunities in defense aerospace training. The memorandum leverages the strengths, skills, and advanced technologies of Boeing and CAE with the intent to further enhance innovation and competition through potential joint-offerings. Additionally, Leer másBoeing and CAE sign MOU to enhance global aerospace training[…]

Some helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters

In this article we will talk about some of the helicopters and planes currently used by aerial firefighters around the world. Aerial Firefighters Helicopters During wildfires the helicopters are used for firefighter and cargo transport to fighter the fires, water or retardant application, fire reconnaissance, aerial ignition operations, search and rescue (SAR), law enforcement missions, Leer másSome helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters[…]

New Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Andrews (Maryland) as the fourth location to host MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters. The 25 new MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, the military version of the italian best-seller Leonardo AW139 helicopter manufactured by Boeing specifically for the United States Air Force (USAF), will replace the base’s 21 Leer másNew Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews[…]

CH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting

The CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter is cappable from facing enemy fire to firefighting wildfires over the more larger forests. By Honeywell Aerospace In missions like these is easy find Roger Capps, whether flying the CH-47 Chinook over different conflict areas or firefighting wildfires in the parched American West. “I’ve been fascinated with aviation and helicopters Leer másCH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting[…]

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