features May 3, 2021 RTE and Airtelis: The French Hotline
RTE’s helicopter division and its subsidiary Airtelis work on the cutting edge of helicopter operations supporting powerline management and maintenance.
features April 29, 2021 Claude Vuichard & Tim Tucker tell the story behind the Vuichard Technique
Rethinking a maneuver in response to an emergency is one thing. Convincing the piloting world that they need to change a long-held practice is quite another. But Claude Vuichard did just that in developing a new escape from the vortex ring state.
features April 28, 2021 Sharing the Experience: @iflyheli’s new Airbus H130
York Galland has become one of the most recognizable faces of the helicopter industry through his @iflyheli Instagram account. In February, a new presence appeared in his photos and videos — a heavily-customized Airbus H130.
features April 15, 2021 The RCMP’s New Truck
The RCMP’s new Airbus H145 is a high-powered utility vehicle used for everything from mountaintop infrastructure repair to law enforcement and search-and-rescue.
features April 15, 2021 Learning Experience: The story of Hields Aviation
Robert Hields didn’t see a helicopter first-hand until he was 34, but when he did, it was love at first sight. He made a leap of faith to begin a new career with Hields Aviation, which has now been training helicopter pilots for more than 30 years.
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.