Helicopter News May 03, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News May 03, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #165

US Marines Arrived to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief U.S. Marines MV-22B Ospreys and UH-1Y aircraft arrived at Tribhuvan International Airport May 3 to support relief efforts in Nepal after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25

NASA GL-10 Completes Successful Flight Test NASA battery-powered, 10-engine remotely piloted Greased Lightning GL-10 which can take off like a helicopter and fly like an airplane transitioned succesfully from hover to wing-borne flight

US Army Black Hawk Visited El Salvador Community U.S. UH-60 Black Hawk and Salvadoran air force visited El Coco community as part of the Beyond the Horizon 2015 initiative. BTH 15 help build schools, clinics and provide medical aid in El Salvador

Schiebel Camcopter UAV Rescue Refugees Again The Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), an humanitarian foundation which help prevent tragedies at sea, used again the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Schiebel Camcopter in the Mediterranean Sea

RAF Chinook to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief UK assistance after the Kathmandu 7.8 earthquake includes sending three Royal Air Force Chinooks helicopters to Nepal

Airbus Canada New H125 to Slave Lake Helicopters Airbus Helicopters Canada delivered a new H125/AS350B3e to Slave Lake Helicopters in Alberta

Flying Tigers Mural Found Hidden in Hawaii A piece of aviation history was discovered after uncovering a mural from HMM-262 “The Flying Tigers” inside Hangar 102 at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii

Indago UAV Used in Cyclone Pam Disaster Relief Efforts Following the devastation of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Australian operator Heliwest used Lockheed Martin Indago small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to collected imagery of the damage

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