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Photos: Governor Takes Helicopter Tour

Photos: Governor Takes Helicopter Tour

Governor Rena Lalgie took a flight aboard a Royal Navy helicopter yesterday [Oct 3], allowing the Governor “to experience first-hand the capabilities of the helicopter, as well as the unique topography of Bermuda.” Government House shared the photos below on social media, saying, “Her Excellency the Governor took to the skies yesterday... Read more of this article

RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

[Updated with video] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary [RFA] Tideforce recently conducted “winching training” with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. The RFA Tideforce tweeted the photos below, saying: “MENACE 20 Winching Training Exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. Weighted bag first followed by the Winchman. Straight down... Read more of this article

Royal Navy Helicopter To Fly Over Island

Royal Navy Helicopter To Fly Over Island

The RFA Tideforce is visiting in Bermuda for a brief stopover, and a Royal Navy helicopter “will conduct familiarisation flights over across the island.” A spokesperson said, “Government House today announced that RFA Tideforce, a ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, is visiting Bermuda’s waters for a brief stopover. The purpose of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: SailGP’s Helicopter In Bermuda

Photos & Video: SailGP’s Helicopter In Bermuda

The island currently has a helicopter flying over us, which was brought to Bermuda to assist in the media coverage of the SailGP event, which is being broadcast internationally this weekend. While common in other countries, helicopters are that usual here, however we do have occasional visits from them, which are almost always connected to overseas... Read more of this article

Photos: SailGP Helicopter Takes Flight

Photos: SailGP Helicopter Takes Flight

A helicopter has been buzzing over Bermuda lately, with the helicopter brought to the island to assist in gathering footage of the sailing action of the SailGP event, which is presented by the Hamilton Princess. With assistance of the footage captured from the helicopter, the competition is being broadcast in various nations — 175 territories... Read more of this article

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Royal Navy aviators completed “vital reconnaissance sorties over Bermuda,” the Royal Navy said, adding that they “gathered crucial information on landing sites where humanitarian aid could be brought ashore if called for by the island’s governor in a time of need.” The report on the Royal Navy website said, “Royal Navy... Read more of this article

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

[Updated with photos] Two helicopters from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus will “conduct familiarisation flights” across Bermuda. In an online post, the Bermuda Police Service said, “On Monday afternoon, two helicopters from Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus, will conduct familiarisation flights over a number of helicopter... Read more of this article

US Navy Helicopter Seen Flying Off The East End

US Navy Helicopter Seen Flying Off The East End

A U.S. Navy helicopter was seen flying off the east end this afternoon [Mar 1] after taking off from the L.F. Wade International Airport. Bernews unofficially understands the helicopter was on its way back to a U.S. Navy ship located off the island, having transported a crew member to the island. Click here to view all of our military aircraft coverage.  Read More →

Navy Helicopter Disembarks Sick Crew Member

Navy Helicopter Disembarks Sick Crew Member

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and an ambulance were on scene when a U.S. Navy helicopter landed at the L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Dec 21]. Bernews unofficially understands the helicopter transported a sick crew member from a U.S. military ship, and the crew member was then transported to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

[Updated with video] Shortly after 5.00am this morning [Feb 15], a US Coast Guard helicopter landed at LF Wade International Airport after executing an emergency medical evacuation some miles off Bermuda’s coast. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that on Saturday February 13th, officials from the Singapore flagged chemical... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island. The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Video: Royal Navy Helicopter Picks Up Governor

Video: Royal Navy Helicopter Picks Up Governor

[Updated] As many people may have noticed, there is a helicopter buzzing overhead today [Apr 15], having flown from the west end, to Devonshire, then traveled back to the west end. The Governor and his ADC get ready to board the helicopter The helicopter, which is off the Royal Navy’s HMS Lancaster which is presently in Dockyard, landed on police... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article