Tag: Helicopters

Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub in Dubai South breaks ground on hangar facility for helicopters

Dubai South, the city's newest development, has recently broken ground on the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub, which will be home to a state-of-the-art hangar facility for helicopters. This new development marks another step forward in Dubai's efforts to become a leading player in the aerospace...

Embraer Signs an Agreement with Ocean Explorer and Beacon Expands to helicopters’ segment

Embraer has signed a commercial agreement with Ocean Explorer, a Brazilian helicopter operator, for the use of Beacon, the maintenance coordination digital platform that connects resources and professionals for a faster return-to-service. Ocean Explorer is the first helicopter operator to use Bea...

Jet Aviation Australia Sells Five Bell 407GXi Helicopters to Nautilus Aviation

Jet Aviation Australia announced today that it has sold five Bell 407GXi helicopters to Nautilus Aviation. As Bell’s independent representative for Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia, Jet Aviation Australia has also been commissioned to customize the five helicopters. ...

Bell 429 Surpasses 500,000 Global Fleet Hours

The Bell 429 surpassed 500,000 global fleet hours and continues to showcase its versatility throughout corporate, HEMS, law enforcement and utility missions. The twin-engine platform is relied on by law enforcement agencies and search and rescue organizations, like the Swedish National Police, N...

Aero Asset adds two helicopter experts to its commercial team

Aero Asset, a leading global helicopter sales and market intelligence firm, has hired Vincent Dulbecco as Senior Sales Director and François Millian as Senior Director - Mission Critical Markets. Dulbecco is based in Milan, Italy and Millian in Toronto, Canada. "Aero Asset is delighted to brin...

Astronics enhanced vision systems receives approval for Airbus Helicopter EC130

Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and other mission critical industries, announced today that the United States, Canada and EASA approved Astronics' Max-Viz 1200 and 1400 Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for Airbus Helicopter...

Flexjet and Sentient Jet parent company buys UK-based helicopter provider

The owner of luxury fractional jet provider Flexjet and jet card pioneer Sentient Jet Directional Aviation has acquired UK helicopter flight company Halo Aviation. Halo is the second helicopter company to be bought this year by Directional following the acquisition of Associated Aircraft Group (...

Derazona to be Asia’s first H160 operator for oil and gas

Airbus Helicopters has secured an H160 order from Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia, launching this new rotorcraft in the country’s oil and gas sector. The multi-mission H160 will play an important role in the expansion plans of the Indonesian operator for oil and gas, off-shore, utility and ...

Spectrum Aeromed Outfits Bell 407

Spectrum Aeromed recently completed a project with Haiti Air Ambulance, a 501 non-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency helicopter services to the people and visitors of Haiti. Spectrum Aeromed outfitted the interior of a Bell 407 aircraft with a patient stretcher and base assembl...

Covid-19 impact on helicopter MRO services

Avia Solutions Group There‘s no denying that Covid-19 pandemic changed the aviation industry as a whole. According to IATA, in 2020 the aviation industry suffered a net loss of $118.5 billion. Aircraft were grounded, thousands of people found themselves unemployed, and the predictions for many...

Savback Helicopters opens in the UK

Rick Andrew as Commercial Director Savback Helicopters AB will be establishing a presence in the UK for the first time with the appointment of Rick Andrew as Commercial Director, effective immediately.  Rick joins the family-owned business from Sloane Helicopters, the long established Robinson ...

LCI And Sumitomo Mitsui Finance And Leasing (SMFL) Launch $230 Million Helicopter Leasing Joint Venture

LCI, a leading helicopter lessor and the aviation division of the Libra Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL) have agreed to establish and operate a joint venture helicopter leasing business. The vehicle has launched with the initial acquisition of 19 next-genera...

THC purchases 10 Airbus H125 helicopters

The Helicopter Company (THC), which is fully owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 10 H125 helicopters. The deal comes as part of THC’s commitment to further expand its fleet and intro...

Airbus delivers first of 16 H125 helicopters to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (AHI) has delivered the first of 16 new H125 helicopters uniquely configured for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). AMO collaborated with AHI as part of a long-term fleet upgrade initiative, and the resulting configuration has led to o...

Helitrans accepts first helicopters under e-delivery process

Helitrans of Norway has become the first customer to take delivery of new Airbus helicopters using the e-Delivery process devised to enable deliveries while ensuring compliance with COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. Trondheim-based Helitrans formally accepted the latest two H125s into its...

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