newsJanuary 15, 2021Australia picks Apache over Tiger in potential $4B helicopter buy

Australia has chosen the Boeing AH-64E Apache as its armed reconnaissance helicopter to replace the Airbus Tiger helicopters it currently flies in that role.

press-releasesJanuary 14, 2021All Nippon Helicopter’s H160 completes first flight

All Nippon Helicopter’s (ANH) H160 has performed its first flight test, a 95-minute flight at the Marseille Provence Airport, paving the way for its entry into service in Japan.

press-releasesJanuary 13, 2021Bell certifies new helicopter flight data monitoring device

The QuantiFLY aircraft communication unit, powered by Truth Data, has received a supplemental type certificate for installation in the Bell 429 and Bell 407 GXi.

features January 13, 2021 L.A. County Fire Air Ops: All in a Day’s Work

The Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations Section responds to everything from wildfires to offshore and mountain rescues, and is in the process of updating its fleet to do it all even better.

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Congratulations to last week’s photo contest winner, Alberto Betto! Here’s our next round of finalists; to vote, just “like” your favorite by Monday, January 18.Our weekly winners appear in our Vertical Daily email newsletter, your best way to stay on top of helicopter industry news. Sign up for it at ... See MoreSee Less
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The TV reality show "I’m a Celebrity" turned to GB Helicopters for the opening sequence of its 2020 season. Five Airbus AS355 helicopters were used to “reveal” five celebrities with a formation flight through Snowdonia, Wales, while a camera-equipped H125 captured this spectacular footage. Four of the AS355s were temporarily spray-painted black for the occasion. See the full video on our YouTube! ... See MoreSee Less
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Los Angeles County Fire Department Firehawk at work, photographed by Greg Doyle. Read our feature story on the Air Operations Section here: ... See MoreSee Less
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Fantastic showreel from our contributor Lloyd Horgan, who is responsible for much of our awesome video content. Thanks for sharing, Lloyd! ... See MoreSee Less
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