Slow liftoff for helicopter association as market grows

The Myanmar Helicopter Association was launched last week at the Heliops Myanmar Conference and Exhibition in Yangon, with a view to developing helicopter operations across the country. The newly formed association will be led by U Tin Aye, who aims to take on negotiatons between international companies and the Myanmar government to facilitate development of […]

A crash course in survival up in Kachin Mountain

After 11 days lost in the most remote and inhospitable mountain terrain in Southeast Asia, Capt Chatchawal Thanthong thought he was hallucinating. The 59-year-old Thai helicopter pilot had a broken rib and had survived on nothing but river water after crash-landing his chopper during a failed attempt to fly supplies to a search and rescue […]