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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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S.A.F.E. to Host Technical Briefing at APSCON
S.A.F.E. to Host Technical Briefing at APSCON
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs announces it will hold a technical briefing at APSCON 2022 in Reno, NV, on Fri., July 29, at 12:00 noon. This briefing will discuss the safety challenges of maintenance personnel and how the correct support equipment can reduce injuries to personnel and prevent damage to the aircraft. SAFE provides maintenance support equipment and resources to all sectors of aviation, including military, public service and commercial.
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the selection of three new Bell 429 helicopters for the Queensland Police Service’s POLAIR fleet. The aircraft, which will be an expected delivery of fourth quarter 2023, will be used to patrol southeast Queensland and support crime-fighting efforts in the community.
Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, announces the completion of its Vita Rescue System (VRS) demonstration to Squadron 751 at Air Base #6 in Portugal. The VRS litter attachment demonstration in Portugal underscores the global interest — and need — to improve the safety and efficiency of helicopter hoist rescues.
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Heavy-lift helicopter pioneer Columbia Helicopters announces it has sold two Columbia CH-47D Chinook helicopters to ROTAK Helicopter Services of Anchorage, AK. The helicopters include Columbia’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) safety modifications, as well as firefighting and external-load modifications. As a part of the sale, Columbia will also provide full lifecycle sustainment and airworthiness and technical publication services for the aircraft.
Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
The Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST), Helicopter Association International (HAI), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) together will host the 2022 VAST Global Conference, Oct. 4-6, 2022, at the Hurst Conference Center in the Fort Worth suburb of Hurst, TX. The conference is an outgrowth of the FAA International Rotorcraft Safety Conferences first held in 2015.

CAMO Certification for Heli-One

Heli-One, a provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, significantly strengthens its delivery portfolio by achieving certification as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO). The company's operations in Poland have been formally approved under European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-CAMO regulations by the Polish Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), positioning Heli-One to provide new levels of support for customers internationally, underpinning safe and reliable performance of their assets.

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