60 Squadron Griffin Helicopter (Wikimiedia/CC)
Helicopters

RAF Helicopter bursts into flames in Snowdonia

An RAF Helicopter has burst into flames moments after being forced to land with a technical issue. Emergency services were called to a “helicopter crash” shortly before 2pm this afternoon. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) confirmed that a Griffin training helicopter “safely completed a precautionary landing in Snowdonia”. All four [read more]

G-WASN UHW Hospital Helipad (Credit Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
General Aviation

New Helicopters for Wales Air Ambulance

As Wales Air Ambulance Charity (WAAC) celebrates 15 years of flying across Wales it has announced that it will be operating 3 new helicopters from January 2017. The charity currently uses 3 Eurocopter EC135 models supplied by Bond Aviation Group. These will be replaced by Airbus H145 aircraft also supplied [read more]