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King Air 300i
WICHITA, Kan. (Dec. 19, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has begun delivery to CanWest Air, a division of Nor-Alta Aviation Leasing, Inc. When completed, this delivery will include nine Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft —eight King Air 250 and one King Air 350 aircraft—which CanWest is purchasing to provide air ambulance support to Alberta Health Services in Alberta, Canada. The new turboprops will replace CanWest’s current air ambulance fleet of King Air B200 aircraft.
STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, received notice that the City of San Diego intends to award a contract for one S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopter in a baseline configuration. The San Diego City Council voted last Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to approve the purchase.
Aircraft to be modified to Firehawk™ configuration for aerial firefighting and multi-role missions
COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ configuration to meet L.A. County Fire Department’s specifications and further protect lives and property 24/7.
(credit: Exmouth RNLI)
PR091217 Luther with Crew volunteers and Philippa and Michael.
PR091217 Helm, Ian Taylor bandaging Luther’s paw
PR091217 Crew volunteer, Harry Griffin washing Luther’s legs after sustaining a cut.
Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched at 12.20pm on 9 December after a dog fell approximately 30 metres from Orcombe Point.
First of 16 AW101 helicopters delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security for its All-Weather Search and Rescue Helicopter programme
The AW101s will be operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force and replace the Sea King helicopters currently in service
The Leonardo AW101 is the most advanced SAR helicopter available today – capable of performing long range SAR missions – with over 220 units ordered worldwide
Leonardo is providing a complete “turnkey” support solution comprising spares, technical support and training services
Rome, 20 November 2017 – Leonardo is pleased to announce that the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security.
Photos: (credit: Exmouth RNLI)
PR021117-1 Margot Cornish (centre) with buoy, Crew volunteers Tim Barnes (left) and Harry Griffin (right)
PR021117-1 Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II
PR021117-1 Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn
Local artist, Margot paints buoy for Exmouth lifeboat station
Before the evening exercise on 1 November, Exmouth RNLI Crew volunteers were presented with a buoy depicting the station’s Shannon and D class lifeboats.