Helicopter News April 20, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News April 20, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #159

Gold Rush Training Exercise in Kosovo U.S., Croatian, Slovenian and Hungarian soldiers, all part of Multinational Battle Group-East (MNBG-E, KFOR) participated in Operation Gold Rush training exercise in Kosovo

Anzacs Frigates to Commemorate 100 Aniversary Anzac class frigates, Australia’s HMAS Anzac and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha in route to the Mediterranean for Centenary of Anzac commemorative events.

Bell 429 EMS for North Carolina Air Care United Rotorcraft, an Air Methods Division, received an order to configure two Bell 429 helicopters with custom Emergency Medical Services (EMS) interior for the Carolina Air Care program

Dutch Airmen Graduate Fort Hood Air Assault School Airmen from 302nd Squadron, Royal Netherlands Air Force graduated from the US Army Fort Hood Army Air Assault School in Texas.

HFTC First International Customers The Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) based in Shreveport Louisiana hosted pilots from Beijing Capital Helicopter Co., Ltd., a division of HNA Group

RCAF 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron New Hangar Royal Canadian Air Force 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron currently flying the CH-124 Sea King received new hangar able to accommodate the new CH-148 Cyclone

Heritage Aviation of India Acquires two H125 India’s Heritage Aviation received two H125 helicopters acquired for charter and utility missions, with a special focus on pilgrimage heli-tours.

DynCorp to Continue Support CAL FIRE DynCorp have been awarded a contract to continue supporting the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) aviation program helping suppress and control wildfires.

Waypoint Leasing Surpasses 100 Aircraft Waypoint Leasing announced that it has acquired and placed on lease over 100 aircraft, less than 24 months since launch. Order Book Value Exceeds $1.4 Billion; $1.7 Billion of Capital Raised To Date

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