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Canada: laymans work at helicopters of ambulance

Canada: laymans work at helicopters of ambulance

The death of crew of air ambulance of Ornge lies on conscience of the company.

Against the Canadian company Ornge providing services of air ambulance, 17 charges in connection with helicopter crash in northern Ontario are put forward a year ago. Failure led to death of four employees. According to messages of some local mass media, charges were shown at the beginning of this week according to standards of the Canadian Labour code.

Soon after midnight on May 31, 2013 the Sikorsky S-76A helicopter Continue reading

India terminated the contract with Italy

India terminated the contract with Italy

India officially terminated the contract with the Italian company AgustaWestland on delivery of 12 multi-purpose AW101 helicopters in a complete set the VIP. About it reports Jane’s referring to the statement of the Minister of Defence of the country of Manokhar of Parrikar.

From the contract in cost of 750 million euros, signed in 2010, India refused in January, 2014 against corruption scandal. According to the version of the investigation, for the sake of obtaining the contract Italians bribed Continue reading

Reuters: the helicopter of mission of EU broke at the airport of Pristina

Reuters: the helicopter of mission of EU broke at the airport of Pristina

The helicopter of mission of EU broke at city airport Pristina in the self-proclaimed republic of Kosovo. As Reuters reported, as a result of incident there are victims. Information on victims while are not present.

"The helicopter of mission of the European Union in the field of rule of law in Kosovo (EULEX) broke at the airport of Pristina. There are victims, we specify details", – the representative of NATO declared to agency.

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Sikorsky tested the auxiliary Raider power plant

Sikorsky tested the auxiliary Raider power plant

The American company Sikorsky carried out tests of the auxiliary power plant of the perspective high-speed S-97 Raider helicopter scout, reports Flightglobal. It is a question of start of the installation mounted on a flight prototype of the helicopter; before check of all onboard systems of the device were carried out only when using an external source of power supply.

Details about the most auxiliary power plant while are unknown. It is reported only that it represents a small internal combustion Continue reading

The Ministry of Emergency Situations called a probable cause of crash of the helicopter in Tuva

The Ministry of Emergency Situations called a probable cause of crash of the helicopter in Tuva

The Mi-8 helicopter which was gone in Tuva on October 10, 2014, most likely, broke about a mountain slope. The head of the press service of Control center reported about this TASS crisis situations of regional government of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Dmitry Kryzh.

According to him, accident occurred at height about 2,6 thousand meters above sea level. «There very big bias – about 45 degrees», – was specified by him. The representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations noted that Continue reading

The helicopter which has gone in Tuva could find half a year ago

The helicopter which has gone in Tuva could find half a year ago

In Tuva found the Mi-8 helicopter, gone in the autumn of 2014. In the same place found bodies of 10 people who were onboard at the moment of accident. Besides, inspectors argue that on fragments of a vessel ignition traces are found.

«Fragments are found in the mountain remote district. According to preliminary data, ignition traces by the helicopter» are found, – told TASS a source in the West Siberian investigatory management on SK Russian Federation transport.

Besides, on a place of crash Continue reading

The pilot stole the helicopter after quarrel with the wife

The pilot stole the helicopter after quarrel with the wife

In the sky it frightened of the drunk bends inhabitants of two villages.

As "Komsomolskaya Pravda" – Irkutsk reports, criminal case is directed to Krasnoyarsk regional court concerning the former second pilot of Turukhan airline. Accusation under article 211 (stealing of a vessel of air transport) is brought to it.

Let’s remind, on June 6 about 23.00 hours inhabitants of the village Turukhansk and the next Farkovo were outright alarmed flights of the strange helicopter: it too low Continue reading

The Iraq helicopters struck blow to terrorists in Syria

The Iraq helicopters struck blow to terrorists in Syria

Helicopters of the Iraq Air Force struck blow to alleged helpers of terrorists in Syria, report foreign editions.

According to some information, group of people tried to get illegally on the territory of Iraq. Therefore the decision on elimination of violators directly in the territory of Syria was made. According to preliminary data, during attack from air about 8 people were destroyed.

"The army struck blow to a column of fuel trucks in the Syrian territory in attempt of penetration Continue reading

The Rosaviation allowed to continue Boeing-737

The Rosaviation allowed to continue Boeing-737

The Rosaviation did not find the bases for a suspension of flights of passenger Boeing-737 planes. It was declared by head of department Alexander Neradko following the results of meeting with air carriers, reports "Interfax".

According to him, the Russian airlines will continue to maintain aircrafts as registered in Russia, and abroad – on the Bermudas and in Ireland.

Neradko explained that the Interstate aviation committee (POPPY) sent the document in which asks to consider earlier Continue reading

China will buy Russian Su-35 on 2 billion dollars

China will buy Russian Su-35 on 2 billion dollars

Russia and China, according to head "Rostekh" Sergey Chemezov, carried on «long negotiations on delivery of Su-35 to China» during which Chinese bargained not worse than brisk Odessa torgovka on the Supply.

Effective actions of the Russian VKS in Syria, apparently, pushed Beijing to the conclusion of the transaction, because of fear that somebody will manage to outstrip them in this question. One of these days the largest Russian-Chinese contract on not less, than two billion dollars Continue reading