Helicopter News July 19, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News July 19, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #197

Sikorsky S-76D Concludes Six-Month Demo Tour Sikorsky concluded its S-76D helicopter domestic and international demonstration and exhibition tour having been in the Gulf of Mexico and in Southeast Asia

Royal Navy Wildcat Practising Torpedo Attacks A Royal Navy Wildcat of 825 Naval Air Squadron spent two days over Falmouth Bay practising torpedo attacks, culminating in the launch of a dummy weapon.

Hughes HD Video from an Helicopter Hughes Network Systems Defense and Intelligence Systems Division demonstrated the transmission of real-time HD video through helicopter blades with no signal disruption using its BLoS technology.

Nova Systems to Share H135 with Starspeed Based at Starspeed’s Gloucestershire Training facility at Kemble airport, the H135 (EC-135) helicopter will be used by Nova for equipment trials and by Starspeed for charter and training operations.

1-140th Aviation Conduct Aerial Gunnery Training California National Guard 1st Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment (1-140th AVN) conducted aerial gunnery training with their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at Fort Hunter Liggett

HMH-465 Training with 1st Tank Battalion Marines of Company A, 1st Tank Battalion conducted a tactical refueling exercise with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron HMH-465 at Acorn Training Area, Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, CA

New York Army National Guard Sling Load Training New York Army National Guard’s Company A, 427 Brigade Support Battalion (the battalion’s transportation company) master sling-load skills with the CH-47F Chinook helicopter at their annual training

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