All posts tagged: "efficient"

  1. 2019 – Cyclone Kenneth – helping MAF respond quickly

    Cyclone Kenneth hit just as Mozambique was just about starting to recover from Cyclone IDAI. And Kenneth set new records. Unwelcome records too! So, what…

  2. 2017 – food for starving Malawians

    Starving Malawians? What to do? The 2017 drought and famine asked us that question. This was the first year Wings Like Eagles did a regional…

  3. 2017 – A regional response

    Regional response Since 2007, Wings has sought allies for a regional response. And Wings has them across Southern Africa.  Allies who we can trust.  These…

  4. Helicopter manager handover in our affiliate

    We do enjoy eating out!  This time was to allow a ‘way ahead’ and handover discussion.  It was a meeting between our affiliate’s first South…

  5. 2013 – Disaster surveys we did

    Surveys proved to be our main tasking. Are surveys important? It sounds unglamorous to some.  But surveys are a key part of what we call…

  6. Climate Change – Managing the Risks of Extreme Events & Disasters

    In 2012, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a special report.  It looked at the impact of the changing climate on disasters.  Have…

  7. 2011 – Helicopter flying through Mozambique

    Adrian Nance with the map supporting Wynand Malan in Jet Ranger 5H-XSH, with the helicopter flying over Mozambique on their way south on the 1700…

  8. Important to the needy? A helicopter!

    Important – what is important and to whom? Well you may think that building disaster response around helicopters is just boys with toys. This photo…

  9. A good ground crew – 2007

    A good ground crew is essential to flexible and efficient helicopter operations. Surely we only need a pilot and helicopter! Well, no!  Wings’ ground staff…

  10. Where to start?

    Where to start?  Well, start as you mean to go on, so they say.     You will recall how our initial interest was sparked.  It…