features April 14, 2021 A day in the life of a helicopter pilot in the offshore wind turbine sector
Offshore wind farm support is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the helicopter industry. Particularly common in Europe, many of these operations require flights to wind farms in the unpredictable North Sea.
features March 19, 2021 Mountainflyers: Peak efficiency
Swiss company Mountainflyers has four decades’ experience teaching the fundamentals of helicopter flying and is constantly seeking ways to innovate.
features March 5, 2021 How pilots’ mental health can be assessed & supported
Assessing and supporting the mental health of frontline helicopter crews is key to successful operations in high-intensity sectors.
features March 4, 2021 Hawks over Hollywood
A 12-ship Black Hawk formation flight provided practice and an opportunity to properly send off a beloved California Army National Guard aviation battalion pilot.
features March 1, 2021 How Albert H. Luke became a helicopter pioneer in the U.S. Midwest
With much of America’s early helicopter industry developing on the U.S. East Coast, Albert H. Luke was a pivotal figure in bringing the new form of aviation into the Midwest.
features February 25, 2021 The science behind helicopter noise — and how the industry is working to reduce it
The topic of noise is never far away for many helicopter operators. We look at where it comes from, why helicopter noise seems to generate a disproportionate level of complaint, and what can be done to help reduce it.
features February 23, 2021 Blugeon Hélicoptères: A Family at the Top
With four members of the same family flying for the company that bears their name, Blugeon Hélicoptères has developed a reputation for aerial lift expertise in the challenging alpine environment.