Huey helicopter down at Vermaaklikheid fire

Huey helicopter down at Vermaaklikheid fire

Press ReleaseWorking on Fire dispatched a Huey helicopter to a fire near Vermaaklikheid in the Riversdalearea. It is confirmed that the helicopter went down near the fire at approximately 09:45 onTuesday, October 23, 2018, while conducting fire-fighting operations.The...
New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

Five WOF participants recently graduated as helicopter flying crewmen. Five former Working on Fire (WOF) crew leaders recently graduated, from helitack team members, to flying crewmen (FCs). They are now ready to help improve operational safety by offering much-needed...
ATO hosts exclusive school Open Days

ATO hosts exclusive school Open Days

Almost 30 Hoërskool Nelspruit (NHS) aviation enthusiasts visited the Kishugu® Aviation Training Organisation (ATO) on Friday, 07 September for an opportunity to fly sky high. NHS was the first of several high schools identified in the Mpumalanga region as part of an...
No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

If carbon emissions continue to grow, anyone who works with the land could face ‘unprecedented challenges.’ If climate change continues unabated, nearly every ecosystem on the planet would alter dramatically, to the point of becoming an entirely new biome, according...