Sunderland RNLI volunteers hope for an early Christmas boost

Xmasgiftshop

* Sunderland Lifeboat Station

“The shop at Roker is the retail side of fundraising in order to maintain the excellent service the RNLI and the crews in particular give to saving lives at sea. Being a shop volunteer is a most rewarding experience.”

Volunteer lifeboat crew and lifeguards at Sunderland’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution station are hoping to help locals gear up for the festive season with the sale of Christmas cards in the lifeboat station’s souvenir shop.

Search And Rescue News

Broadly Boats News

Firetrench Directory

Continue reading

Third AW169 Performs Its Maiden Flight

AW1007.JPG

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the third prototype of the new generation 4.5 tonne light intermediate AW169 helicopter recently successfully completed its maiden flight at Cascina Costa in Italy. During its 35 minutes flight, the aircraft performed as expected with an assessment of the helicopter’s general handling and basic systems. A fourth prototype in scheduled to fly in early 2013 and the AW169 programme is on schedule to achieve civil certification in 2014.

ASDNews

Search And Rescue News

Firetrench Directory

Continue reading