All posts in: "South Africa"

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  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. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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,…

  8. 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…

  9. Our first helicopter!

    Our first helicopter was signed over today in Dar Es Salaam.  Harold Knepper of Hope of the Nations Tanzania met Adrian Nance representing our South African…

  10. Clive gets turbine understanding

    This turbine helicopter has helped Clive Langmead to help us.  And we have taken another step. Turbine understanding! Clive is a long time supporter of Wings…