All posts in: "sling"

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Disaster response 2007 – the team

    Disaster response 2007 A helicopter-based disaster response team is needed when people are cut off by disasters.  It is not just floods that can do…

  5. Seed sown – 2000 floods in Mozambique

    Sometimes we do not know when a seed is sown. For British charity Wings Like Eagles, it was pretty bizarre. In the year 2000, Adrian…