Tuesday, May 29, 2012

PHI Helicopter Crashes in Gulf of Mexico, Pilot Killed

Searchers on Monday located the body of a pilot whose helicopter, which is used to transport oil and gas workers from platforms in Gulf of Mexico, crashed on

May 29, 2012
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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Bond Offshore Grounds More Helicopters, Gear Failure Identified

The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch  (AAIB) released an interim Service Bulletin this morning regarding the investigation into the controlled

May 15, 2012
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Thursday, May 10, 2012
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Helicopter Carrying 14 Offshore Rig Workers Ditches in the North Sea

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The U.K.’s main offshore workers’ union has called for all helicopters operated by Bond Aviation to be grounded pending an

May 10, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

New Helideck Monitoring Systems – Will A Computer Delay Your Next Crew Change?

As offshore drilling operations reaching into deeper water, further from shore, the duration of helicopter flights also increases along with the risk that the

March 14, 2012
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Monday, January 2, 2012
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Launch the Knight Hawk! [IMAGE]

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans) PACIFIC OCEAN –  An MH-60S Knight Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat

January 2, 2012
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Monday, December 19, 2011

Insane Helicopter Landing in Rough Seas [VIDEO]

We don’t know much about this video except: The helicopter pilot is bad ass and; It was released by Prism Defence, an Australian-owned company that

December 19, 2011
Total Views: 18

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Rescuers Find Fourth Body In Petrobras Helicopter Crash, Search Ends

Photo: Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras,

August 21, 2011
Total Views: 15

Saturday, August 20, 2011
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4 missing after Petrobras helicopter ditches off coast of Brazil

(Dow Jones) Rescue teams in Brazil on Saturday morning resumed their search for a helicopter with four people on board that made an emergency landing at sea

August 20, 2011
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Flight deck cargo nets, what for?

Does anyone still have cargo nets strewn across their flight deck?  And if so, why?  Comment in the

October 5, 2010
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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Fortuna – Incident Photo Of The Week

The incident is not recent this week but the photograph is. The talented photographer of this image, Rickard Gillberg, tells us more about the ill-fated cargo

August 12, 2010
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Photo Of The Week – LNG Tanker Lokoja

gCaptain’s photo of the week is a helicopter shot of LNG Tanker Lokoja (IMO# 9269960). Built by the Korean shipyard Daewoo in 2006 she is owned by BW Gas

October 13, 2009
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Maritime Medical Evacuation And Rescue At Sea – Global Rescue Maritime

Last week we brought you information on marine license insurance and in our continuing quest to look at non-traditional protection available to mariners we

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 134

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Coast Guard Cliff Rescue Training

. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The aircrews of Air Station Los Angeles spent the day training for cliff operations May 17 at Point Vicente Lighthouse. The air

May 8, 2008
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Saturday, December 1, 2007

USCG Cruise Ship Medivac – Video

Every wonder what happens if you need to be helicoptered off a cruise ship? The USCG has released this video of a medivac operation off the coast of Mexico.

December 1, 2007
Total Views: 25

Sunday, November 4, 2007

how not to land a helicopter on deck – video

November 4, 2007
Total Views: 7