All posts in: "Disaster preparations"

  1. Take on a tough problem

    Tough problem.  Some people may find this quote from Warren Buffet a bit tough!  Sorry about that, but a supporter of our rightly pointed out…

  2. Crop spraying – more food in an expected famine

    UN regional assessments indicate that the most likely disasters across Southern Africa are famines.  Crop spraying helps produce more food. What can helicopters do in…

  3. Benefit for the needy – a new test

    Benefits are important.  There is a continuing drive for British charities to produce real charity. The British charity regulator is called the Charity Commission. It…

  4. Helicopter ambulance – a step nearer

    A helicopter ambulance is a really important part of health care.  Especially when access is difficult.  It helps really ill people get faster care.  This…

  5. Flying again in South Africa

    Flying.  We have done it! We flew both aid cargo and disaster relief surveys in Xia-Xia in Mozambique in February. See what disaster support we gave…

  6. Fundraising at Defford Air Day 2013

    We were fundraising again at the Defford Air Day in June.  Thanks to the kindness of the event organizers, once again Wings Like Eagles was featured…

  7. Helicopter manager handover in our affiliate

    We do enjoy eating out!  This time was to allow a ‘way ahead’ and handover discussion.  A meeting between our affiliate’s first South African helicopter…

  8. 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…

  9. Safe and airworthy!

    Our imported helicopter has passed all its inspections and has been declared safe and airworthy on the South African register.  She is no longer 5H-XSH…

  10. Imported into South Africa

    Today we paid the import taxes for the helicopter to come out of the customs bond and be imported into South Africa. We thank our…