All posts in: "aid"

  1. The disaster response team assembles

    This is our disaster response team getting together. Clive Langmead (a Wings Trustee) meets Andrew Shipton (our helicopter pilot) to take the helicopter to Mozambique…

  2. Aid pilot Andrew Shipton – our helicopter pilot!

    Aid pilot Andrew Shipton is a fantastic part of our team.  He was our pilot for our 2013 flood response. Andrew Shipton is a current…

  3. Flying coordinator – Clive Langmead!

    Clive Langmead is a flying coordinator, helicopter pilot and PR man.  He is on the disaster response call-out list of the UK’s Department for International…

  4. Managing the Risks of Extreme Events & Disasters

    We thank the IPCC and all involved for a Special Report that helps keep us focused on anticipating the effects of intense rain on people…

  5. The Haitian Earthquake of 2010 – Air Calvary’s Response

    The Haitian Earthquake was a catastrophe.  Not only did it affect so many people.  Many of the leaders who knew how to respond to the…

  6. 2008 Mozambique Reconnaissance
  7. Important to them? A helicopter!

    Important – what is important and to whom? This photo shows the perspective of children in Kenya.  They drew a helicopter in the sand; helicopters…

  8. Under-slung or internal loads?

    Under-slung loads can be quicker for the helicopter on short trips, provided the ground staff can prepare the loads and someone can recover the nets…

  9. Ground crew at work in 2007

    Ground crew is essential to flexible and efficient helicopter operations. Surely we only need a pilot and helicopter! Well, no!  Wings’ ground crew attends key…

  10. Pilot Bob Gillan giving aid to the needy

    Pilot Bob Gillan of Hope of the Nations is delivering non-food items to the needy on the Zambezi in 2007. Non-food items are things like…