Helicopter News June 03, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News June 03, 2016 by Helis.com

Newsletter #326

HMS Ocean Departs for BALTOPS 2016 The Royal Navy’s Flagship HMS Ocean (L12) departed Devonport to take part in NATO exercise BALTOPS 2016 in the Baltic Sea with 16 allied and partner nations.

New EC145 to Rio de Janeiro Police To be used in the Olympics Games, first of two EC145 helicopters equipped with the most advanced security system was delivered to the Rio de Janeiro police. The second one scheduled for the end of July.

HNZ New Zealand Renew Offshore Oil and Gas Support HNZ New Zealand Ltd renewed contract from New Plymouth to various offshore petroleum platforms using two of the current AgustaWestland AW139. The third helicopter will be redeployed to other country

HNZ Philippines Renew Offshore and Gas Support HNZ renewed contract to provide 2 AW139 helicopters for transport service of Shell Philippines (SPEX) Malampaya Gas Platform between 2017 and 2022

Airbus Helicopters Foundation Partners with THW Airbus Helicopters Foundation sign airlift support agreement with the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) which coordinates operations at natural disaster sites

Kansas National Guard Trained with Special Forces 3rd Helicopter Assault Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Infantry Division partnered with a special operations forces unit and the Kansas National Guard to conduct a combat aviation exercise

New Team Joins Yorkshire Air Ambulance UK Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) adds 11 consultants in emergency medicine and anaesthesia working on the life-saving helicopter 12 hours a day, every day of the year

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