Urgent Notice of Special Industry Briefing – NSW Government – Health Retrieval Helicopter Network – 8 Nov ‘13.

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Due to the importance of the manner in which future HEMS maybe contracted out in Australia, the AHIA has decided to include this notice to all those on our listings. Included are the 2,000 + international readers and most global news and media providers. This is a free service by the AHIA to ensure we support the Australian helicopter industry as per our Charter.

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Cathedral Repeater Repair

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Maintaining NSRs seven VHF repeater sites is constant work and it costs money…lots of money. With collaborative work from three different communications outfits we replaced all connections and have put in a new Spectra VHF low current analogue repeater at our Cathedral Mtn site. This is a fly in site at 6000 feet. A half hour after it was installed and tested it was used on a SAR call!

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Bell Helicopter Showcases Helicopter Air Ambulance Aircraft at AMTC 2013

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS (October 21, 2013) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will highlight two of its most popular aircraft in the Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) segment, the Bell 429 and Bell 407GX, on static display at the 2013 Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC). Hosted by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), AMTC will take place this year in Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 21 to 23.

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Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment Orders a Bombardier 415 Aircraft

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– World-renowned amphibious aircraft to join Spain’s forest firefighting fleet

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Oct. 21, 2013) – Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that, after months of negotiations, the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment signed a firm purchase agreement for one Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft at a ceremony in Madrid, Spain on October 17, 2013. Based on the list price, the contract is valued at approximately $37 million USD and includes spares, engineering support services and product enhancements. Delivery of the aircraft is expected in late November 2013.

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