5 State Helicopters "Real Cranework"
It was 06:30 early morning, the first rays of light initiating fresh fog patches, hanging low over the green fields. It was going to be another beautiful, sunny day. We were on our way to 5 State Helicopters in Fate, Texas...
InnoVfoam; Will they take firefighting to the next level? (Long read)
Due to the changes in the environment and radical weather surges in recent years, the risk of forest fires causes major incidents across the globe. Especially California, Australia and southern Europe have been hit hard in the last 5 years...

OY-NHV Visits Den Helder De Kooy Airport
Normally this yellow bird is based at Esbjerg, Denmark. It was a nice surprise to see it in Den Helder! NHV Denmark Esbjerg has five Airbus H175 at the moment. OY-NHV c/n 5019 did a return trip to EHMG (L9-NAM FF-1 platform) as NHZ02A.
ようこそ (Yōkoso)!  Welcome to The Netherlands, Japanese Coast Guard!
This Japanese Coast Guard Gulfstream 550 N516GA c/n 5616 arrived at Woensdrecht Airport (EHWO) for conversion work at Fokker Technics. The aircraft will eventually be registered as JA502A, and coded as LAJ502.

Rada Airlines reaching south of the border.
Very few Ilyushin 62's are still operational and even more special is this one. A full freighter version! The operator is Rada Airlines and they have two of them at the moment. EW-450TR is seen here getting ready for departure from Maastricht Aachen Airport.
Spanish flavoured Americans in The Netherlands
Till now already the rarest visitor at Volkel air base was this Casa 235. The Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) operates a bunch of these including 96-6043 seen here lining up runway 24L.

101st Cavalry Aviation Brigade (CAB)  on the move!
On the move! But not into battle, no, they were going home! 35! Apaches, Black Hawks and Chinooks landed on the docks in the Waalhaven (Haven) Harbour in Rotterdam, The Netherlands awaiting to be loaded onto a transport ship.