AgustaWestland Delivers First of Two AW109 Powers to Keystone Med-Flight

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it has delivered in January 2012 the first of two AW109 Power helicopters to Keystone Med-Flight LLC. These aircraft will be used to perform flight management operations for the Hahnemann University Hospital’s, Tenet Health System – “MidAtlantic Medevac” Air medical Transport System in Pennsylvania.

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Hawker Beechcraft Delivers Fleet of King Air Turboprops to Australia’s Royal Flying Doctors

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SINGAPORE (Feb. 14, 2012) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and its local distributor, Hawker Pacific, today announced the recent delivery of a fleet of five King Air turboprops to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Eastern Division in Australia. The two King Air 350C (cargo door variant) and three King Air B200C aircraft join a fleet of air ambulance aircraft operated on contract for New South Wales Department of Health – Air Ambulance. The delivery of the King Air 350C aircraft marks the first of this type into service for the RFDS.

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AgustaWestland & Priority 1 Air Rescue Sign Collaboration Agreement For The Delivery Of Helicopter Rear Crew Training Courses

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Priority 1 Air Rescue for the delivery of helicopter rear crew training courses to AgustaWestland customers. The agreement was signed today at Heli Expo 2012 in Dallas by John Ponsonby, Senior VP Training, AgustaWestland and Brad Matheson, President of Priority 1 Air Rescue.

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Baltimore RNLI prepare to welcome Tamar class lifeboat Alan Massey to its new home

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Baltimore RNLI’s new Tamar lifeboat Alan Massey getting ready to leave Poole for home (Credit RNLI/Shane Smyth)

Date: 13/02/2012

Author: Niamh Stephenson, Divisional Media Relations Manager

Event: Arrival of Baltimore RNLI’s new Tamar class lifeboat

Date & time: Wednesday 15 February 2012 at 2.15pm (Spectators should be in place before this time)

Venue: Baltimore harbour, Baltimore, West Cork

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Andy Cantle memorial night raises £1140 for Sunderland RNLI

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Date: 12/02/2012

Author: Paul Nicholson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

A memorial fundraising event held in memory of Andrew Cantle at Sunderland Yacht Club raised a massive one thousand, one hundred and forty pound (£1,140) in aid of volunteers based at Sunderland’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Station.

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