A DARK HORIZON
In our continuing series analyzing and learning from aircraft accidents, we investigate how and why an EMS helicopter, seemingly under perfect control, flew into the Potomac River.
A TEXAS-SIZED CHALLENGE
With now 40 years of service, the Houston Police Department’s air support division has always risen to the challenge of being the aerial-based guardians of the fourth largest city in the U.S.
RESCUE EQUIPMENT ROUND-UP
With aerial rescue benefitting from huge advances in materials and manufacturing technology in recent years, we decided to take a look at some of the more innovative products making a difference today.
SHEDDING THEIR SKIN
The USMC’s H-1 upgrade program has not only produced two greatly improved aircraft (UH-1Y Venom and AH -1Z Viper), but an immensely beneficial shared platform.
WAAS THE HOLD UP?
With the capability to take flight operations to the next level and the potential to save countless lives, why has the helicopter community been slow to adopt WAAS/LPV?
SHOTS FIRED, OFFICER DOWN!
Du ring an officer down or other similar critical incident, it is imperative aircrews provide the calm guidance and confident leadership needed to manage the crisis and ensuing events.