Helicopter News December 17, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News December 17, 2016 by Helis.com


Newsletter #405


NLR Wind-Tunnel Tests South Korean LCH / LAH Dutch aerospace laboratory NLR performed the wind-tunnel tests for the South Korean KAI LCH-LAH future helicopter which is based on the Airbus EC155

Kadena Pave Hawk Save Downed Osprey Crew USAF 33rd and 31st Rescue Squadrons based at Kadena AFB, Japan rescued five crew of a Marine VMM-265 squadron MV-22B Osprey after an emergency landing into the Pacific Ocean near Camp Schwab off Okinawa

New South Wales Police Second Bell 412EPi Australia’s New South Wales Police to receive a second Bell 412EPi helicopter in 2017. First one received in 2014.

SW-4 Solo Drone Test Campaign at Grottaglie Leonardo begins test campaign at the Taranto-Grottaglie Airport of the remotely piloted helicopter SW-4 ‘Solo’

Blade Fold Kit for Bell 429 in China The Civil Aviation Administration of China has validated the FAA STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for its Blade Fold Kit for Bell 429 helicopters

Level III Arriel Maintenance by Helicopteros Marinos Helicopteros Marinos from Argentina obtained approval from Safran Helicopter Engines (Turbomeca) to perform level III maintenance for Arriel engine family

Helipad at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield The HELP Appeal charity donated the final instalment of £350,000, of its £1 million pledge, for the helipad at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield



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