All posts in: "helicopter"

  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. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. We have a company – WLE Logistics Southern Africa – thanks!

    After 9 months of waiting, we have a legal presence in South Africa, WLE Logistics Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd.  They can now import the helicopter,…

  7. Increasing helicopter response capability – 2700 km done!

    An improvement in helicopter response in southern Africa. The Hope of the Nations helicopter 5H-XSH lands near Johannesburg in South Africa.  It had flown  1700…

  8. Helicopter flying in Mozambique

    Adrian Nance with the map supporting Wynand Malan in Jet Ranger 5H-XSH, with the helicopter flying over Mozambique on their way south on the 1700…

  9. Volunteers have a day out – donated

    Volunteers flown to a lunch in Wiltshire. Why did we do it?  First this was a part of Clive Langmead‘s flying to keep himself current…

  10. 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…