Helicopter News March 29, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News March 29, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #150

First UH-72A Lakota in Trainer Configuration Delivered The US Army received first UH-72A Lakota from production line configured as initial-entry training helicopter. Newest helicopter will join seven Lakotas already modified to training configuration

Ospreys land on Korean Amphibious Ship Dokdo A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey made its first ever landing on the flight deck of a Republic of Korea Navy amphibious assault ship off the coast of the Korean peninsula, March 26, 2015.

846 Naval Air Squadron Returns to Yeovilton Having been based at RAF Benson for the last three years to be trained by the Royal Air Force, 846 Naval Air Squadron transition to the Merlin Mk.3 and return home to Yeovilton

Wireless TOW 2A RF Fired From AH-1W Super Cobra For the first time, tube-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided (TOW) 2A radio frequency (RF) missiles were launched from an AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter

AGC AeroComposites Systems for US Army MH-60M AGC AeroComposites has been awarded the production of the Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support System (MSLASS) wings for the US Army Special Operations model Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk

FAA and EASA Approved Dart R66 Cargo Hook Approved by Transport Canada in 2014, the DART Hook now opens up the utility market to Robinson R66 helicopter operators located in the U.S. and in Europe.

Bond Awarded Five Year North Sea SAR contract North Sea oil and gas operators have committed to fund a search and rescue (SAR) service from Bond Offshore Helicopters to supplement national SAR cover for parts of the Central North Sea

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