NOT ALL FUN & GAMES
As the world prepares to arrive in Vancouver, B.C., for the XX I Olympic Winter Games, operators, law enforcement and the Canadian military are busy preparing the airspace.
THE MAVERICKS OF THE INDUSTRY
With its dedicated focus on customer service and safe operations, Maverick Helicopters has helped set a unique new standard for heli-tourism and charter operations.
SIGNS OF RECOVERY
As the helicopter industry heads into 2010, things are finally starting to look up — and many companies have weathered the storm in surprisingly good shape.
SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW
Coulson not only has the biggest amphibious water bomber in the world in the old faithful Martin Mars, it now has a high-tech fire-fighting partner for it in the S-76 Firewatch.
In addition to their strong customer service focus, Edwards & Associates and Aeronautical Accessories owe much of their success to the pride they have in their work.
THE PACE OF CHANGE
In the face of extreme criticism, the New York Airspace Task Force accomplished the impossible: a significant airspace redesign in less than three months.
THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT
While helicopter rescues in U.S. national parks have happened for years, short-haul rescues are a newer occurrence — but have become a very valuable one, especially in the Grand Tetons.