SAREX 2017: Royal Canadian Air Force

01/19/2018
02/19/2018: "A year’s worth of planning has come to fruitition. We started off the exercise with a para accuracy event that challenged our SAR techs at hitting a marked target. We moved into Monday where we did a major air disaster exercise where a number of agencies from 8 Wing produced a scenario that really stressed…

Ocean Sentry Reaches 100,000 Flight Hours: A Key USCG Achievement

09/30/2017
2017-09-25 Several years ago we visited a key USCG air base where the new Ocean Sentry patrol aircraft had just arrived for service. We have reposted that interview done in 2010 below. But fast forward to 2017, and that aircraft has now reached a flight hour milestone. In a ceremony…

USCGC Healy Prepares for Arctic Deployment

07/20/2017
2017-07-20 The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot Medium Icebreaker homeported in Seattle, conducts a shakedown cruise around the Puget Sound, May 22, 2017. As part of Healy's preparations for their Arctic West Summer 2017 deployment, they conducted flight operations with an aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Field…

Airbus Shapes a New Business Model for the C295: Expand the Global Fleet Through Working with a Leasing Company

07/18/2017
2017-07-13 By Robbin Laird The C295 has become a global asset. With nearly 200 aircraft already sold and operating worldwide, the C295 is gaining traction as a global aircraft. This is in significant contrast to the C-27J, which has been purchased by a much smaller number of nations and therefore…