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June 13, 2016
Air Medical Group Holdings will become the first dedicated helicopter emergency medical service in India, set to begin this year. The U.S. company has partnered with India's Aviators Air Rescue and...
June 10, 2016
Erickson Inc. is investigating options for its current operations, organization and financing in the face of a two-year slump in its business. The Portland, Oregon, provider of aviation services around the world has replaced its CFO with an airline industry veteran "specifically skilled in debt refinancing and restructuring" and turnarounds. Erickson also has hired an international investment...
June 9, 2016
EHang Inc. will begin flight testing, training and development of a passenger-carrying drone with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems and the Governor's Office of Economic...
June 8, 2016
CHC will no longer fly Airbus Helicopters Super Pumas from its North Sea support base in Aberdeen, Scotland, unless customers specifically request that aircraft type, according to published reports.   The BBC and Energy Voice cited a statement from the beleaguered helicopter operator that, since 13 people died in the April 29 crash of one of its EC225s in Norway, it has "engaged closely with our...
June 7, 2016
Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Ltd. received two Sikorsky S-92s. The aircraft were delivered in an Antonov 124 transport aircraft from the manufacturer's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plant to the...
June 3, 2016
After a Europe-wide grounding of civilian Airbus Helicopters aircraft, the German Defence Ministry has followed suit for its three Airbus AS532s that transport Chancellor Angela Merkel. In April, an Airbus H225 Super Puma crashed while...
June 3, 2016
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has determined the primary cause of a Eurocopter AS350 B2 crash in January 2015 to be increased cable tension during stringing operations, which led to the aircraft performing a "dynamic rollover." The aircraft was...
June 2, 2016
HNZ Group has renewed offshore oil and gas helicopter support contracts for various customers in both the Philippines and New Zealand. The customers include Shell Philippines...
June 2, 2016
Erickson Inc. will provide helicopter transport supporting the Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Inventory Analysis project. The 5-yr contract calls for Erickson to deliver an exclusive-use light-lift helicopter for charter services to a field crew led by the dept...
June 1, 2016
Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH signed a contract for two Airbus Helicopters H145s for offshore transport to and from wind farms and for air rescue missions in the North Sea. This will be the company's first Airbus...
May 26, 2016
Bell Helicopter has sold a Bell 407GXP to Sichuan Xiangyun General Aviation Co., Ltd. in China. It will be outfitted for VIP...
May 25, 2016
Fiery crashes in which helicopter occupants survive but die of burn injuries are sustaining public and political pressure on the FAA to review certification rules. Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee are the latest lawmakers to focus on the aviation agency’s responses to longstanding recommendations to adopt more stringent...
May 24, 2016
HeliOffshore selected Jive software to connect helicopter operators, global manufacturers, aviation regulators, academics and other stakeholders in the rotorcraft industry. That system is called HeliOffshore Space and brings together about 400 industry decision...
May 24, 2016
Yamaha Motor Corp. has launched the first operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying in Napa...
May 19, 2016
Sikorsky and the American Helicopter Society International introduced the Sikorsky-AHS "Hover for a Day" Challenge, which calls for the competition of aviation engineers to demonstrate a game-changing level of efficiency in rotorcraft with a $50,000 prize. The challenge is to hover for 24 hr while...
May 18, 2016
International aviation leaders are seeking nominations for one of the world's most prestigious safety awards, but the deadline is nigh. Nominations for the 2016 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award must be submitted by June 1.   The award honors a "significant individual or group effort contributing to improving aviation safety, with emphasis on original contributions" that was...
May 18, 2016
Statoil said it will investigate the April 29 Norwegian offshore helicopter accident in an effort to improve Statoil's helicopter safety efforts in the region. The Accident Investigation Board Norway's investigation of that crash is...
May 17, 2016
Valmie Resources Inc. and its joint venture partner, AeroLift eXpress, is discussing daily, unmanned offshore transport capabilities with a major Latin American energy company. Since AeroLift's debut at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, several companies have...
May 16, 2016
At HeliOffshore's second annual conference, members said they will undergo a review of the offshore fleet and determine any improvements toward an increased safety of operations worldwide. The review will be...
May 13, 2016
Lease Corp. International (LCI) has delivered the first of four new AW139s to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service in Australia. It will arrive at the nonprofit...
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