Helicopter News May 09, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News May 09, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #313

CH-147F Chinook Responding to Alberta Wildfires For the first time Canadian CH-147F Chinook operating on a domestic humanitarian operation. Under Operation Lentus, 450 Squadron joins CH-146 Griffons in Province of Alberta emergency response efforts

Unmanned CQ-24A K-MAX in MCAS Yuma Two Kaman/Lockheed-Martin CQ-24A K-MAX unmanned helicopters from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron VMX-22 arrived at Marine Corp Air Station Yuma in Arizona

Vermont National Guard Search and Rescue Training Vermont Army National Guard HH-60M Black Hawk MEDEVAC helicopter simulated rescuing a stranded pilot in a combat search and rescue training exercise

Robinson R44 Cadet Receives FAA Certification The two-place R44 Cadet helicopter received FAA certification. Developed for the training market costs $339,000

S-64 Aircrane to Work at Brucejack Mine in Canada Rokstad Power Ltd contracted an Erickson S-64 aircrane for heavy lift delivery services to Brucejack Mine in Stewart, British Columbia

Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute The Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute was renamed In honor of the late James H. “Red” Duke, Jr.

Expedition Yacht in Ecuador for Earthquake Relief Efforts Yacht Umbra, from Dalio Foundation and managed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, is in Ecuador under Operation Waterbridge to assist in recovery efforts after last April earthquake

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