Nautilus Aviation wins Sydney Westpac Life Saver contract

Nautilus Aviation will operate the Westpac Life Saver Helicopter Rescue Service’s two BK117B2s in Sydney and Moruya from May 1. (Paul Sadler)

Cairns-based Nautilus Aviation has won the contract to operate the Southern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter, Australia’s first civilian search and rescue helicopter service, taking over the operation of the Surf Life Saving Australia-owned service. Nautilus has purchased Life Saver’s two … [Read more...]

Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service contract begins

The Westpac-sponsored Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service commenced its 10-year contract to provide helicopter retrieval and rescue services in the state's north, covering an area north of Sydney’s Hawkesbury River up to the Queensland border, on March 7 . NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard officially … [Read more...]

Raptor stars at Avalon

Making its second appearance at the Australian International Airshow, the United States Air Force’s F-22 Raptor demonstration team display is a definite show favourite with its thrust-vectored handling display. However, with Friday’s arrival of the Royal Australian Air Force’s first pair of F-35 Lightning … [Read more...]