The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others didn’t have drugs in his system when his Sikorsky S-76 crashed into a hillside in January, an autopsy has revealed.
Family members of some of those passengers killed alongside NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna earlier this year have joined a lawsuit against the company which owned and operated the aircraft.
In a defence industry first, RBI Hawker recently completed a leading-edge abrasion strip replacement on the Leonardo AW139 helicopter’s main rotor blade at its facility in Dubai.
The Japan Coast Guard has placed a new order for two H225 helicopters, bringing its total Super Puma fleet to 15.
To the uninitiated, low-flying helicopters with protruding booms that look like jousting lances flying back and forth over the same patch of terrain would seem an odd activity. For Australia’s Griffith-based Thomson Aviation Geophysical Survey it’s all in a day’s work
Alpine Aerotech says it has secured a supplementary type certificate from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) for its digital flight…
When it comes to debate over climate change, you won’t find Ray Cronin lining up with the sceptics. As boss of specialist aviation group Kestrel, he has seen first hand how the influence of climate change has grown year by year to produce what is one of the few true growth ‘industries” in the helicopter sector: fighting fires.
In the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation, Chris Douglas asks if Australia’s police helicopter fleets are adequate to respond to a terrorist act.
Bankstown Airport supports some 166 businesses, injecting almost $1bn to the state economy annually, making it a major contributor to the financial health of NSW, as well as a vital player in the provision of state-wide human services.
Boeing has put forward its AH-64E Apache in response to the Australian government’s Project LAND 4503 helicopter replacement request for information.
Airbus Helicopters has proposed a mid-life upgrade of the Australian Army’s current Tiger ARH fleet in response to the Commonwealth’s request for information (RFI) to the Project LAND 4503 armed reconnaissance helicopter replacement program.
Airbus has delivered its first two H145 helicopters for the New Zealand market configured for emergency medical services.
The Australian Defence Force has grounded its fleet of 47 Airbus MRH 90 helicopters after a recent precautionary landing caused by a tail rotor vibration.
The Department of Defence has issued a request for information (RFI) for the replacement of the Australian Army’s Airbus EC665 Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH).
This story by Andrew McLaughlin from the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation analyses the Tiger, the Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter.
CHC Helicopter Australia has won a new, five-year contract to serve Shell Australia’s offshore petroleum operations in Western Australia.