Operations
July 2, 2014, Ridley Township, Pa. - Boeing and the Royal Canadian Air Force celebrated the delivery of the 15th CH-147F Medium-to-Heavy-Lift Helicopter on Monday, ensuring advanced operational capability for the Canadian Chinook fleet.
May 20, 2014, Columbus, Miss. - Airbus Group has delivered to the Army the service's 300th UH-72A Lakota helicopter. Every Lakota has been delivered – on time and on budget – by an American workforce that is more than 50 percent U.S. military veterans.
May 6, 2014, Nashville, Tenn. - Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has completed delivering system development versions of its Engine Air Particle Protection System (EAPPS) to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s CH-53K program that will provide the next-generation heavy-lift helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps.
April 28, 2014, Ottawa - AgustaWestland will be supporting the Royal Canadian Air Force in deploying an AW101/CH-149 Cormorant for Exercise COOPERACIÓN III in Peru.  The exercise runs through May 2.
Canada is an enormous country and it offers up so many different ways to punish those who tempt fate or run afoul of Mother Nature.
The name Petawawa is said to originate from the word biidaawewe in the Algonquin language, roughly translated as “where one hears a noise like this.”
Feb. 13, 2014, Singapore - Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has displayed its military helicopters at the Singapore Airshow 2014 aerospace and defence exhibition during a conference for military helicopter operators entitled Russian military helicopters and new technological developments: Ka-52 Alligator, Mi-35M and Mi-8/17, held jointly with Rosoboronexport.
Jan. 21, 2014, Edmonton - When her contractions started, the wind at Holly Moyah’s home on the Frog Lake First Nation sounded like a train rumbling over her roof.
Jan. 21, 2014, Comox Valley, B.C. - The crew of an RCAF Cormorant helicopter assisted BC Ambulance with the nighttime evacuation of an injured hiker from Mount Wells, north of Victoria, on Jan. 16.
Jan. 8, 2014, Peterhead, Scotland - A helicopter that crashed into the North Sea killing all 16 people on board fell “silently” out of the sky after losing its rotor blades, an inquiry has heard.
Dec. 3, 2013, Washington, D.C. - Capt. Jeffery Powell is a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force, but currently has a high-pressure job in America: protecting the skies over the White House and the nation’s capital.
Dec. 2, 2013, Glasgow, Scotland - The pilot of a Scottish police helicopter did not put out any emergency calls before crashing through the roof of a crowded Glasgow pub killing nine people, investigators said Monday.
Nov. 20, 2013, Montreal - “The worst procurement in the history of Canada,” former defence minister Peter MacKay called it last year. And then some.
Oct. 16, 2013, Washington, D.C. - Boeing Co on Monday rebutted a Pentagon's inspector general report that said the company overcharged the U.S. Army by up to $16.6 million on a $4.4 billion helicopter contract and said it was still waiting to receive the final report under a Freedom of Information Act request.
Oct. 9, 2013, Ottawa - Big changes are coming to ORNGE as the province’s medical transport agency puts its operations under the microscope to improve how it moves patients and further break with its troubled past.

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