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.
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.