Bristow Group, UK Coastguard Prepare For New Helicopter Fleet

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
For decades the mission of inland and offshore search and rescue (SAR) along Britain’s coastline had largely fallen to helicopters operated by the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. With the retirement of the Westland Sea King from the UK inventory in April this year, the SAR task has been handed over...
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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