28 January 2022
Happy and Safe New Year to all; one could be forgiven to imagine the starter’s gun for the race into 2022 was full of blanks given the ongoing disruption to our lives and businesses.
However, the great positive outlook for our industry is that most sectors are dealing with the day to day logistics, and borders are opening up which will undoubtedly improve the plight of the tourism industry albeit mostly domestic for the foreseeable future.
25 October 2021
So you want to be a pilot!
(With apologies to those who want to be an aircraft engineer)
I noticed a recent article where a number of airline pilots were interviewed and they recalled when they first decided to become a pilot. This is something as helicopter pilots, I am sure we could all do!
01 September 2021
Introduction to Rotary Wing Engineering Training Program
A no cost training program, introducing particpants to rotary wing Aviation and its career opportunities.
Pacific Crown Helicopters (PCH) are a leading Airbus Helicopters maintenance and refurbishment centre based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. They are a CASA Part 145 Approved Maintenance Organisation and a Safran Helicopter Engines Approved Servic Centre.
Visit their website for more details on the company - www.pacificcrown.com
Pacific Crown Helicopters are seeking expressions of interest from persons who are interested in undertaking at no cost, an introduction to a Rotary Wing Engineering Training Program (RWETP)
12 August 2021
MCDERMOTT AVIATION TO DELIVER AUSTRALIAN WATER-BOMBERS TO GREECE TO AID IN WILDFIRE EMERGENCY
A Volga-Dnepr AN124 arrived at Wellcamp Airport, Toowoomba to collect two McDermott Aviation Bell 215Bs.
The aircraft was chartered from Russian airline Volga-Dnepr by Sunshine Coast company McDermott Aviation, just days after Greece’s government requested its assistance in combating the nation’s extensive wildfires.
30 July 2021
At the recent and very successful RotorTech held in Brisbane we were given a great opportunity to network with our colleagues and industry professionals in person a luxury not afforded our industry for over three years.
As part of Rotortech we ran a conference with some very informative presentations given by manufacturers, safety panels, ATSB and our board. One standout passionate presentation was given by one of our industry’s legends, John Armstrong, who particularly emphasised the risks of low-level operations.