Both Exmouth lifeboats tasked simultaneously for two rescues

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PR220714-1 Powerboat tow by D class lifeboat, George Bearman

Photos: (Credit Exmouth RNLI)

On the afternoon of 21 July, both Exmouth RNLI’s Shannon class and D-class lifeboats were called out to Lyme Bay to assist two broken-down boats and tow them to safety.

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Bell Helicopter Announces First Two HEMS Bell 429s in the Middle East

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Fort Worth, TX (July 21, 2014) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed purchase agreement for the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in the Middle East. The aircraft will be equipped with a fully customized EMS interior and state-of-the-art avionics. The aircraft will be delivered in 2015 and will support medical rescue missions throughout the region.

 

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PERSONS CUT OFF BY TIDE AT St CUTHBERT’S ISLAND

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At 12.27hr on Monday 14th April 2014, Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat was requested to launch by Humber Coastguard, following a report of two persons cut off by the tide at St Cuthbert’s Island, beside Holy Island. Local shore based Coastguards from Holy Island were also attending.

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Exmouth RNLI volunteers welcome young fundraiser, Joe

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PR190714-3 Joe shows off his Christmas Card design, on sale in RNLI shops

Six year old Stormforce member and Design a Christmas Card competition winner, Joe Stanbury handed over £83.77 to Exmouth RNLI volunteers just before their exercise, on 16 July.

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Boeing Statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

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SEATTLE, July 17, 2014 – Our thoughts and prayers are with those on board the Malaysia Airlines airplane lost over Ukrainian airspace, as well as their families and loved ones.

Boeing stands ready to provide whatever assistance is requested by authorities.

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Nazi Leader Putin ordered British and US deaths

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Russian Nazi Leader Putin yesterday ordered the deaths of almost 300 airline passengers.

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Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance Selects the AW169 for Its Emergency Medical Service Requirement

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Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has selected an AW169 twin-engine light intermediate helicopter to perform emergency medical service missions. The aircraft will start operations from its base at Henstridge on the Dorset / Somerset border in South West England in 2016 and will be able to reach any point in the two counties faster than ever due to its maximum cruise speed and quickly transport patients to hospitals and major trauma centres in the South West.

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Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust selects the AW169 for HEMS in UK – To be Operated by Specialist Aviation Services

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Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has selected the new generation AW169 twin-engine light intermediate helicopter to perform emergency medical service missions. The aircraft will be operated by Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) for the KSSAAT.

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KONGSBERG and AgustaWestland Sign Agreement for Increased Co-operation

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Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland today signed a protocol for extending and increasing co-operation relating to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of dynamic components (including various gear boxes) for the NH90 helicopter and a range of AgustaWestland helicopters. The protocol is an overarching agreement outlining the intentions of making KONGSBERG a Centre of Excellence for MRO of dynamic components in Northern Europe. Key elements of the agreement are related to the transfer of technology that includes the establishment of advanced test equipment that will enable the full functional testing of gear boxes at KONGSBERG in Norway.

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Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust selects the AW169 for HEMS in UK – To be Operated by Specialist Aviation Services’

AW1168 Kent Surrey Sussex EMS AW169

AW1168 Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Trust AW169 EMS

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