Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH130
Business Aviation

Airbus Corporate Helicopters shows off first ACH130

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has shown off the first helicopter to be delivered since its formation. The ACH130 aircraft is being displayed to the public for the first time at The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) which is currently underway in Geneva. The displayed aircraft is displayed with [read more]

Wildcat HM2 Flares - Neil Atterbury
Airshow News

Yeovilton Air Day 2018 – Helicopter Role Demos

Yeovilton Air Day in July has already announced a spectacular line-up of display for 2018 but they keep coming and the latest comes from aircraft actually based at RNAS Yeovilton. Both the Commando Helicopter Force (CHF) and the Royal Navy Wildcats will be putting on role demos on the day which [read more]

Air Safety

One injured in Perth helicopter crash

One person has been taken to hospital following a helicopter crash at Perth Airport (PSL/EGPT) in Scotland. The crash happened as the aircraft was taking and it came down just metres from the Scotland Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) base at the airport. Crews from SCAA were amongst the first on [read more]

Rhinog Fawr crash site
Air Safety

North Wales fatal helicopter crash caused by weather

A fatal helicopter crash in North Wales last year was caused by the weather according to the Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB). The Airbus Helicopters AS355 Ecureuil II, G-OHCP crashed into Rhinog Fawr mountain on the 29th March 2017 killing all on board, the pilot and 4 passengers. According to the accident [read more]

National Police Air Service

Police helicopter officer gets MBE

A police officer from North Wales has been awarded a MBE for his services to policing. Sergeant Scott Gallagher who has worked in Police Air Support for over ten years was awarded the gong in the latest new years honours. Joining North Wales Police in 1994, Scott managed the force’s [read more]

Report says Police helicopters need urgent reform
General Aviation

Report says Police helicopters need urgent reform

A report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has suggested that Police helicopters in the UK need urgent reform. National Police Air Service (NPAS) has operated air support, including helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and drones, for the 43 police forces across the England & Wales since [read more]