Sikorsky Delivers Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

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.

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Exmouth RNLI Crew volunteers rescue lucky Luther after cliff fall


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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.

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Leonardo starts delivery of 16 AW101 Norwegian all-weather SAR helicopters

 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.

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Local artist, Margot paints buoy for Exmouth lifeboat station

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.

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Exmouth RNLI (PR021117 Dutch artist donates painting

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PR021117 Rob Langenberg (centre) displaying the painting with Andrew Stott (left) and Roy Stott (right)

Dutch artist donates Shannon painting to Exmouth lifeboat station

Rob Langenberg from Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands has been visiting Exmouth for the last 30 years with his wife, Lia. Rob presented Exmouth lifeboat station with his first seascape work during a recent holiday to south Devon.

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Leonardo: AW139s to support Queensland Government’s helicopter fleet modernization programme

 Order signed for two AW139s that will enter service by December 2018
 The aircraft will add to three AW139s already in service performing EMS/SAR missions
 Over 1000 AW139s have been ordered by more than 250 customers in nearly 70 countries to date
Rome, 24 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today that the Government of Queensland in Australia has placed an order for two additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircrafts are expected to enter into service by December 2018 performing emergency medical services and search and rescue missions over land and sea. The AW139s will replace two older helicopter models as part of a fleet modernization programme and reduce maintenance costs.

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At 06.25hr on Monday 23th October 2017, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to assist the North East Ambulance Service to reach an elderly casualty on Holy Island. The Causeway was closed by the tide. As the ambulance dispatched was from Belford Ambulance Station, it was directed to Seahouses.

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Textron Aviation inks order for 11 aircraft to support air ambulance missions in Norway

WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 16, 2017) – Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has secured a fleet order from Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance for 11 aircraft, including the first medevac-configured Cessna Citation Latitude midsize jet and 10 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops.  The aircraft will support Babcock’s contract with Air Ambulance Services of Norway to provide communities across Norway with vital air ambulance support.

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AW169 helicopter scores first contract success in the US emergency services market

 The order for three AW169 Emergency Medical Services helicopters was placed by Travis County, Texas for its STAR Flight program
 Travis County’s AW169s will be the first in the US to support patient transport, search and rescue, law enforcement and firefighting missions
 Contract builds on the global success of the AW169 for EMS and public service operations, as total orders exceed 160 of the type for 70 customers in 30 countries around the world

Rome, 16 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Worth, USA that Travis County, Texas has signed a contract for three AgustaWestland AW169s for its STAR Flight program as the county-based EMS provider upgrades its helicopter fleet to more modern and capable aircraft.

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