Helicopter News February 28, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News February 28, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #133

Royal Thai Army First Training Course on UH-72A Initial group of 6 pilots and 10 maintenance technicians from the Royal Thai Army have completed training to fly and maintain the UH-72A Lakota in Grand Prairie, Texas.

3rd CAB Apaches Aerial Gunnery Training AH-64 Apaches from 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade took part of aviation aerial gunnery training at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex at Fort Stewart Georgia Feb.17-27

Bell 412EPI Gets FAA Improved Cat A Approval Improved Category A procedure for Bell 412EPI receives FAA approval providing a significant increase in payload, performance and operational versatility.

Marine V-22 Osprey Shown to Malaysian Armed Forces Malaysian Offcials observed a amphibious air-ground demonstration theater security cooperation event by the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Feb. 27.

Waypoint Leased New AW139 and Bell 412 to Caverton Waypoint has reached an agreement with Caverton Helicopters to lease one new AgustaWestland AW139 and one Bell 412EP to be operated in Nigeria supporting onshore and offshore oil and gas operations

Ventura County Sheriff Hangar Retrofitted by All Metal MS All Metal MS finalized the completion of a two year project with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit to retrofit their hangar facility to housing their fleet of Bell 205 Helicopters.

3-25 AVN Practices Non-Combatant Evacuation Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade practiced a Non-Combatant Evacuation in Hawaii picking up 60 refugees from Dillingham and evacuated them to ship at Pearl Harbor

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