Newsletter #88

US Army 300th CH-47F Chinook Ahead of Schedule The 300th CH-47F Chinook was delivered to the U.S. Army, 75 days ahead of schedule. Since 2006, 18 Army and National Guard units have been trained and equipped with the new aircraft.

Kiowa find new life after National Guard retirement After more than four decades of service, OH-58 Kiowa helicopter at Florida Army National Guard is being retired and transferred to the Alachua County Joint Aviation Unit for Law enforcement.

Sheriffs Expand Fleet with Bell 407GX Maricopa County Sheriff Office in Arizona and Contra Costa County Sheriff department in California purchased Bell 407GX for parapublic missions

UK Western Power Distribution Selects EC135P2 Western Power Distribution purchase an EC135P2 and will join four current EC135P1. The EC135 series is the most widely used aircraft across UK Emergency Services and National Resilience market

Russia Celebrates Army Aviation Day

DCNS and Airbus to develop TANAN ship-based UAS Airbus Defence and Space and DCNS signed a cooperation agreement to develop a ship-based helicopter UAS capability.

ec135_200metro Metro Aviation has customized 200 EC135 helicopters for air medical, law enforcement, utility and corporate clients since started in 1997

Bell 407GT at Colombia Expodefensa 2014 Bell Helicopter announces its participation in the fourth edition of Expodefensa in Bogota, Colombia from October 29-31 featuring the Bell 407GT on static display.

Marines showcased the Osprey in mainland Japan Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (VMM-265) showcased the MV-22 Osprey capabilities Oct. 25-26 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka and Hyakuri Air Base, Japan