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Shipping a Helicopter : Part 1
Hero Image for article "Shipping a Helicopter Part I" - left: aerial view of Galveston port, middle: H145 blade removal with fork lift, right: front view of H145 on dolly to be shipping with covers on.

Shipping a Helicopter : Part 1

You've just delivered a new helicopter in the US. But you need it in Europe. How will you go about shipping a helicopter? The principal has a new helicopter. This beautiful…

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Sarah-Jayne Blakemore discusses the teenage brain on BBC Radio 4.

Being a teenager isn't easy. Vast changes are taking place in the adolescent brain, with heightened feelings of self-consciousness through to a need risk taking. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Professor Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, offers some insights.

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Indian Government Minister Fractures Neck. Helicopter Safety Belt Not Properly Secured.
Chief Minister Harish Rawat fractured his neck when his helicopter encountered rough weather.

Indian Government Minister Fractures Neck. Helicopter Safety Belt Not Properly Secured.

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The Times of India reported that Harish Rawat, Chief Minister of the region of Uttarakhand, has fractured his neck during a helicopter journey because his seatbelt was not properly attached.

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Eurocopter Changes Name To Airbus Helicopters.

I was delighted to see Guillaume Faury speak passionately about his vision of the future for Airbus Helicopter. With an emphasis on quality, safety and customer support, Mr Faury is a highly-experienced flight test engineer who has a deep understanding of his products. I felt very reassured by the experience which Mr Faury brings to his post.

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Sikorsky S-76D VIP Helicopter. Review from the 2014 HAI Heli-Expo, California.

The Sikorsky S-76D is a very impressive aircraft for VIPs who make frequent use of their helicopter and want an aircraft that is made to the highest specification. The quiet operation and executive configuration make this a luxurious and hard working helicopter.

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Bell 429 VIP Configuration. Review At Heli-Expo 2014, California.
Bell 429 VIP Configuration. Review At Heli-Expo 2014, California.

Bell 429 VIP Configuration. Review At Heli-Expo 2014, California.

I’m on the ground at the HAI Heli-Expo 2014 event in Anaheim, California. My thanks to Gary Slater of Bell Helicopter UK who showed me around the executive configuration of the Bell 429 during my visit.

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Isle of Man Classic TT

I have just had an update about the 2014 Classic TT from Allan Brew, the classic motorbike racer who my helicopter management company Luviair sponsors.

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