Speedy Adaptations Help Helicopters To Fight Pandemic

bio-containment capsule
The bio-containment capsules are bulky and leave little room, even in the cabin of a 4.8-metric ton (10,600-lb. ) Leonardo AW169.
Credit: Leonardo Helicopters
The novel coronavirus pandemic may have brought the airline industry to a halt, but for helicopter operators—both offshore and onshore—the routine of daily operations continues. The rotary-wing industry has had to quickly adapt its aircraft and procedures for the need to carry patients with...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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