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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 11:14
Swiss air-rescue service Rega orders a second batch of 12 five-bladed H145 helicopters to be operated from its mountain bases, replacing the current fleet of AW109SP helicopters. This new order follows an initial contract for nine H145s, announced in March this year. By 2026, Rega will operate an all-Airbus fleet consisting of 21 five-bladed H145s.

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After 119 years of aircraft technology advancements, we are still seeing technology developments. Like the Wright Brothers in the years leading to first flight in 1903, companies investing in the future of aviation do so with great risk at the chance of either rewards or failure.

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Travis Christy Named HAI’s Salute to Excellence Pilot of the Year
Travis Christy Named HAI’s Salute to Excellence Pilot of the Year
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces United States Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Travis Christy, an MH-60 aircraft commander, as the recipient of the Salute to Excellence Pilot of the Year Award. The award, presented by ROTOR Media, recognizes an outstanding single feat performed by a helicopter pilot during the year or extraordinary professionalism over a period of time.
FAA Awards $5 Million in Grants to Train the Next Generation of Aviation Maintenance Technicians
FAA Awards $5 Million in Grants to Train the Next Generation of Aviation Maintenance Technicians
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards $5 million in grants to develop a diverse talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants were awarded to organizations that will teach technical skills and prepare participants to pursue aviation maintenance careers.
Sgt. Matt Rogers Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Law Enforcement Award
Sgt. Matt Rogers Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Law Enforcement Award
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that Michigan State Police Aviation Unit Sgt. Matt Rogers is the recipient of the Salute to Excellence Law Enforcement Award. This award, sponsored by MD Helicopters, recognizes an individual who has contributed to the promotion and advancement of helicopters in support of law enforcement activities.
MD Helicopters Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award
MD Helicopters Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces MD Helicopters is the 2022 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award. The award, sponsored by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, honors the person or people who best demonstrate the value of helicopters to the communities in which they operate by providing aid to those in need.
Children’s Health Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Golden Hour Award
Children’s Health Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Golden Hour Award
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that the neonatal/pediatric transport team at Children’s Health of Dallas, TX, is the 2022 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Golden Hour Award. The award recognizes the efforts of an individual, group or organization that, through a particular activity or contributions over time, has advanced the use of helicopters or UAS aircraft in the vital mission of air medical transport.
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Safety Department Named Recipient of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Safety Award
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Safety Department Named Recipient of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Safety Award
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces United States Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod as the recipient of the Salute to Excellence Safety Award. The award, sponsored by BLR Aerospace, recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of helicopter safety and safety awareness.
Scott Tinnesand Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award
Scott Tinnesand Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces Scott Tinnesand as the recipient of the Salute to Excellence W.A. “Dub” Blessing Flight Instructor of the Year Award. The award, presented by H. Ross Perot and Family, recognizes superlative contributions by a helicopter or UAS flight instructor in upholding high standards of professionalism.

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