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Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

0 comments, 12/07/2015, by in News

A second attempt to show off one of two air ambulances being brought into services was hampered by poor visibility.A planned itinerary was arranged and should have seen a new Airbus H145 tour extensively round parts of the isles, following feedback during consultation with communities.Th... Read more...

Oscar Charlie name to stay

Oscar Charlie name to stay

0 comments, 25/04/2014, by in Headlines, News

For many years the name has been synonymous with helicopter search and rescue operations around Shetland. Hundreds of children have stared awestruck at the skies or during lifeboat gala days and the like with the words: "Look! It's Oscar Charlie!" So it was fitting that those two words will remain... Read more...

Rescue pilot commended

Rescue pilot commended

0 comments, 24/01/2014, by in News

A Sumburgh-based search and rescue pilot has gained special recognition for three decades of service to the Royal Navy and military aviation.Roger Stinger was presented with a Fleet Commander Commendation at a recent ceremony in Portsmouth.Mr Stinger completed 30 years’ service, flying 18 ... Read more...