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HM Coastguard operating New AW189 SAR.

HM Coastguard operating New AW189 SAR.

The HM Coastguard search and rescue has started flying the new Leonardo AW189 helicopter for SAR operations. The helicopter will  be operated out of the Lee-On-Solent helicopter base by Bristow on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Fleet

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Erickson and Kestrel get $24 million contract extension in Australia

Erickson and Kestrel get $24 million contract extension in Australia Updated

 Erickson Incorporated and their Australian partner Kestrel Aviation Ltd have been awarded a two-year contract extension to provide wildland firefighting helicopter services in Australia. The extension is for six S-64E Aircrane helicopters to be used throughout Australia to provide aerial

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Bristow assists Louisiana floods rescue efforts

Bristow assists Louisiana floods rescue efforts

Bristow has supported helicopter rescue efforts for Louisiana residents affected by flooding in the areas surrounding Livingston and East Baton Rouge. Bristow teams from  bases at Galliano and New Iberia quickly mobilized the company’s response to provide critical care to

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Two Bear Air Rescue orders new MD 530F

Two Bear Air Rescue orders new MD 530F

Two Bear Air Rescue based in Whitefish, Montana has ordered a new MD 530F. The custom MD 530F will perform a variety of missions in support of search and rescue teams in Flathead County and other agencies across the Glacier

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EASA certifies SAR version of AW189

EASA certifies SAR version of AW189

AgustaWestland has achieved EASA certification for the Search and Rescue variant of the AW189. This certificate paves the way for the delivery of aircraft for the UK search and rescue programme. ALSO READ: Milestone Aviation Group finances Bristow UK SAR

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George Osbourne boosts UK air ambulances

George Osbourne boosts UK air ambulances

Air ambulance operators in England will receive funding gathered from fines paid banks involved in the Libor scandal. In today’s Autumn Statement 2014, George Osborne, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, said: “Thanks to the brilliant campaigns run by my

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Milestone finances Bristow’s UK search and rescue helicopters

Milestone finances Bristow’s UK search and rescue helicopters

Milestone has closed seven of 12 helicopter leases to Bristow Helicopters, part of Bristow Group. The helicopters will be used for civilian search and rescue (SAR) services when Bristow Helicopters takes over the contract on behalf of the Maritime and

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Delaware State Police takes delivery of two Bell 429s

Delaware State Police takes delivery of two Bell 429s

The Delaware State Police have taken delivery of two Bell 429s, the first aircraft to be configured for HEMS, search and rescue and airborne law enforcement. The helicopters will join the State Police’s fleet of Bell helicopters and be used

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INAER Spain wins £5m EMS contract

INAER Spain wins £5m EMS contract

The Cantabria Government in Spain has awarded INAER a further four-year contract for emergency services. INAER Spain will provide helicopter transport for search and rescue operations and other civil defence missions. The contract is worth £5 million. ALSO READ: INAER

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AgustaWestland signs Norwegian search and rescue deal

AgustaWestland signs Norwegian search and rescue deal

AgustaWestland announces the signing of a 16 helicopter deal with Norway. AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Italian helicopter manufacturer, has been awarded a contract for 16 AW101 helicopters, plus support and training, valued at approximately £1 billion (€1.15 billion) for Norwegian search and

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