Tag Archives | helicopter


Ooooh, MH-47 lovliness from Croatia

Now this is nice. Posted on our AirSpace forum is this little gem from Croatian snapper Boran Pivčić. He writes: “By far the most impressive visitor to our little airfield – Lucko (LDZL), Zagreb, Croatia – is seen hover taxiing to the helicopter start gates for a night mission behind callsign Crazy 21. An impressive […]

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Royal Navy Sea King in the fog

Captured at RNAS Culdrose on a cheery Cornish summers day (possibly) is this great shot of a Royal Navy Westland Sea King (ZA130/719) of 771 Sqn and posted on our AirSpace forum by user dyvroeth. User dyvroeth on flightglobal/AirSpace

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China practices for Hudson River-style ditching

Pictured is a rescue drill conducted by the Chinese Ministry of Transport and Shanghai Municipal Government using a mock-up of a ditched narrowbody airliner. The emergency services attempted to rescue 140 passengers and 10 crew members on board without any getting wet. Or drowned. Also pictured is a Eurocopter EC225 belonging to the China Rescue & Salvage Department. […]

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In a quiet corner of some foreign field…

…lies this quietly mouldering Bell 212 formerly (possibly still with) the Norwegian air force. Snapped by user Tall_Dutch on Flightglobal’s AirSpace forum at Oslo airport, the airframe has been lovingly preserved left to slowly rot. The peeling paint around the window frames is particularly lovely. Credit: User Tall_Dutch on flightglobal/AirSpace

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Birds of a flock fly together

Augusta Westland helicopters participate in Farnborough air show flying display

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Flight International 16-22 Feb: Jumbo Back in Business

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International reviews the outlook for the B747-8 now that the aircraft has made its maiden sortie and embarked on a 1700 hour test programme. It may have taken to the skies, but a sluggish cargo market leaves Boeing with a mountain to climb.Also featured are:Helicopters Special Report: Industry looks to […]

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Flight International cover 22-28 September 2009: Puma punches above its weight

Eurocopter’s high performing big cat leaves little to chance, as Flightglobal’s test pilot discovers… This photograph of Eurocopter’s EC225 flying over the Mediterranean off Marseilles was taken by Patrick Penna. Continue reading the flight test…

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AgustaWestland AW149 mock-up unveiled

  AgustaWestland has formally unveiled a full-scale mock-up of its AW149 armed utility helicopter at the IDEF exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. Continue reading….

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Pic of the Week (31 March) Chinook in Berniec’s gallery

This image of a Chinook was uploaded by AirSpace user Berniec and can be seen in this week’s Flight International in the Pic of the Week section. You can also see this image and lots of other great photographs of Chinooks in Berniec’s gallery.

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EC135 to be used as wind farm maintenance helicopter

UK helicopter operator Bond Air Services ordered a Eurocopter EC135 to be used exclusively for wind farm maintenance in the UK, the first such application in the country, says Eurcopter. Read on… 

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