All posts in: "disaster"

  1. The disaster response team assembles

    Our disaster response team gets together.  Clive Langmead (a Trustee) meets Andrew Shipton (our helicopter pilot) to take the helicopter to Mozambique as part of…

  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 Humanitarian Emergency Response Review

    On 28 March 2011 the UK Government published the Review chaired by Lord Ashdown. Wings Like Eagles finds it particularly interesting because: experts predict that…

  6. 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…

  7. Pilot training for disaster response!

    Pilot training is a routine activity, but it costs.  Thanks to the generosity of Helicharter we now have a freshly re-qualified pilot ready for disaster…

  8. 2008 Mozambique Reconnaissance
  9. 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…

  10. 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…