Vertical – August/Sept 2018
Cover Story US: Blazing a Trail
Billings Flying Service plans to take aerial firefighting to a new level with its CH-47 Chinooks.by Skip Robinson
Cover Story INT’L: A Nova Scotian Service
A new fleet of four H125 AStars takes flight at Nova Scotia’s Department of Lands and Forestry, Aviation Services.
By Oliver Johnson
New Tricks for The R66
We visited the Robinson factory to try out the latest upgrades for the R66, including a 1,200-pound cargo hook kit and new touchscreen avionics.
by Elan Head
DIGI BONUS Into the Ice
A special operation in the Greenland Sea’s West Ice resulted in spectacular photo opportunities.
by Tom Andreas Østrem
Time is running out for U.S. operators to make their aircraft ADS-B Out compliant.
by Norm Matheis
We look at the latest developments in the flourishing field of predictive maintenance.
by Thierry Dubois
A Leading Southern Light
How New Zealand’s Oceania Aviation has become a leading player in global rotary-wing sales.
by Dayna Fedy
Everyone who spends time in a helicopter should complete underwater egress training. Here’s what to expect.
by Elan Head
IN EVERY ISSUE
Focus On Safety
Focus On Training
Focus On Maintenance
Focus On Leadership
Focus On Operations
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