All posts in: "helicopter"

  1. Thanks for the aid – both ways!

    We needed a good aid team to deliver help in 2013. Thanks for the aid! Here, our trustee Clive Langmead thanks Manuel Maxlhaieie, the INGC…

  2. Disaster surveys we did

    Surveys proved to be our main tasking. Are surveys important? It sounds unglamorous to some.  But surveys are a key part of what we call…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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,…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…