Helicopter News June 26, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News June 26, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #189

Era Expands S-92 Fleet and Opens Super Base ERA Helicopters accepted their second Sikorsky S-92 helicopter. Will enter service at new base Houma, Louisiana later this year

Faroe Atlantic Airways Signs for Two SAR AW139 Atlantic Airways has signed contract for two AW139 to be used for SAR (Search and Rescue) missions and scheduled passenger transportation within the Faroe Islands replacing two Bell 412

Marine Ospreys Test Forward-Staging in Gabon Four MV-22 Ospreys, two KC-130J Hercules tankers and almost 200 US Marines and sailors have effectively relocated to half of a continent away from their base in Moròn, Spain

New H145 in the Scottish Ambulance Service Scottish Ambulance Service is replacing their current EC135 helicopters which have been in service since 2006 with two new H145/EC145T2. Bond Air Services operate the helicopters on Gama’s behalf.

Garmin Expands Chart Coverage within Canada Garmin select products now support the display of helicopter route charts throughout the United States, as well as Canadian IFR and VFR sectional charts.

Uruguayan Air Force Training Contract with Erickson Erickson instructors will train FAU pilots in Bell 412 in preparation for work on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

KRET Has Developed a Laser Guidance System Russian company KRET has developed a laser guidance system that can be installed on helicopters, drones, and ground equipment

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