Helicopter Rescue Operation

Featured Article from Iraqi Traffice News Site

On May 26th 2012, the Kurdish Aviation Team (http://facebook NULL.com/Kurdish NULL.Aviation) (exclusively trained by The 7 Group) successfully rescued a man from the difficult to access mountain areas of Kurdistan under heavy weather conditions. He was diagnosed with an broken leg and treated in hospital.

EC120 Helicopter in Kurdish Mountains during Rescue OperationThe patient being treated after successful rescue operation…

Original Article – Sulaymani Traffic, Kurdistan (Iraq) (http://www NULL.sul-traffic NULL.com/Description NULL.aspx?No_=259&M_=2)

7-Gyroplanes in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

During a recent gyroplane training in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, a video amateur took this short clip that gives you some impression about the flight training and also the strong local support and interest for the project.

Test-Landing of Traffic Police Helicopters in Downtown Erbil, Iraq

Wednesday, April 11th 2012

The two Kurdish helicopters operated by The 7 Group successfully performed an outside landing in the crowdy city center of Erbil. Watch the video for a report broadcasted by Kurdistan TV.

Currently the flight instructors of The 7 Group are training the first Kurdish helicopter pilots who will perform surveillance and rescue operations for the country’s Traffic Police using the recently acquired Eurocopter EC120B Colibri.

Enormous Success for the Iraq Defence & Security Summit 2012

Featured Article from Iraqi online News

Held on 24 and 25 March 2012, the summit was a big success, the conference venue was crowded and national and international experts had their chance to get together and discuss topics of interest in defense and security concerns. Aviation and air surveillance was one of the most prominent issues on this summit. 2nd summit this year being planned.

The Iraq Defence & Security Summit 2012, held at Erbil Rotana, Erbil, Kurdistan on 24-25 March 2012 was an overwhelming success for the organizers. The interest of the participants was that huge that an autumn-summit has already been in the process of planning for 2012, because short after announcement of this conference tickets were already sold out. Participants could feel the success. The Rotana Resort was crowded and one can really physically see the interest in the region and the topic itself.

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New Senior Strategic and
Security Advisor Karl F. Schopf

Our Chairman of the Advisory Board, the Honorable Senator KR Karl F. Schopf acts also as Senior Strategic
and Security Advisor of The 7 Group.

His excellence and knowledge of the international security industry is unmatched by others. With his vast experience as pilot Senator Schopf is one of the few people who is able to match theoretical concepts, practical requirements and restraints as well as international air traffic regulations to build a tailor-made airborne security concept.

Read more about Senator KR Karl F. Schopf…

RTL TV-Reportage about 7-Gyroplanes

March 27, 2012

RTL TV-Reportage about 7-Gyroplanes German television channel RTL took the chance to have a ride with Andi Siebenhofer, featuring the capabilities and advantages of gyrocopters:

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Five helicopters arrive in Kurdistan to control traffic

February 26, 2012

Five helicopters arrive inKurdistan to control traffic BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Kurdistan Regional Government received on Saturday five helicopters to control traffic movement, according to media website of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). “We bought helicopters to develop the traffic system in the region and to use the modern technology to tackle all […]

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Kurdistan’s Traffic Police to have Helicopters

December 17, 2011

Kurdistan’s Traffic Policeto have Helicopters Kurdistan Region’s Traffic Police will have helicopters to control traffic movement and chase violators, it was announced today. Rizgar Ali, Kurdistan Region’s Traffic Police Director said “The Ministry of the Interior will purchase four helicopters to better control highways and record violations” One of the helicopters has already been delivered […]

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