Safety Notice for all Operators using Helicopter Spreading Buckets

Safety Notice for all Operators using Helicopter Spreading Buckets

Recently we received feedback from a New Zealand operator who has highlighted a risk factor when operating a helicopter bucket with a spreader bar / coat hanger on a MD 500 series helicopter. Due to the way the mechanical release mechanism is mounted to the helicopter (directly onto the cyclic), we would like to take…

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Cloudburst Fire Bucket Generates Huge Interest at Helitech International

Cloudburst Fire Bucket Generates Huge Interest at Helitech International

Thanks to our European partners and distributors Patria Helicopters AB (Sweden) the Cloudburst Fire Bucket was well-represented at Helitech International held October 16-18 in Amsterdam. Helitech: Dedicated to the Worldwide Helicopter Industry Helitech International (recently renamed the ‘Vertical Flight Expo & Conference’) is the largest helicopter trade show in Europe dedicated to helicopter products, parts,…

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Industry Report: Asia Pacific Aerial Fire Fighting 2018 Conference

Industry Report: Asia Pacific Aerial Fire Fighting 2018 Conference

The Asia Pacific Aerial Fire Fighting 2018 Conference was held at the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach in NSW, Australia 29-30 August. Aerial Fire Fighting Within Asia Pacific Helicopter Industry Thriving The conference saw a fantastic turnout with plenty of inquiries from new and existing clients. It was great to see the industry getting together and showing…

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Heli-Sika Helicopters take delivery of a Ground-Effect Hydra Loader

Heli-Sika Helicopters take delivery of a Ground-Effect Hydra Loader

Heli-Sika Helicopters​ recently took delivery of a Ground-Effect Hydra Loader to keep up with their busy operation in Ardmore, New Zealand. A Much-Valued Addition The loader went straight to work and has proven to be a much-valued addition to Heli-Sika’s operation. With another very wet winter in the north of New Zealand, the busy loader…

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Industry Report: ROTORTECH 2018

Industry Report: ROTORTECH 2018

ROTORTECH 2018 was held at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia 24-26 May. The IMS team attended with great success meeting up with many new and existing clients. ROTORTECH 2018: Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia ROTORTECH 2018 saw a huge turnout of delegates and exhibitors from throughout the Australasian / South…

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