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November 1, 2011
Operators Uni-Fly from Denmark and Bond Aviation Services have both selected the EC135 for wind farm support operations. Eurocopter If money talks, then lots of money generated in an economic downturn shouts from the rooftops or, more appropriately, turbine tops. In this austere time the offshore wind farm market represents almost a rare windfall opportunity to create wealth, jobs and generate...
November 1, 2011
Upon completing my last assessment, I’m still comfortable in declaring that the Gulf of Mexico coastline has a larger concentration of helicopters than any comparable piece of real estate, at least in the U.S. That said, I will turn my attention to a profile of at least one operator who somewhat defies the standard image of the large multi-engine operators who seemingly dominate aerial transportation...
November 1, 2011
Through its Brazilian affiliate Helibras, Eurocopter has become the only helicopter manufacturer in the world that is implementing comprehensive industrial and technological activities in Brazil, placing the country as its fourth industrial base, behind France, Germany and Spain. Helibras was established in 1978 at São José dos Campos city (Embraer’s birthplace) at São Paulo...
November 1, 2011
October 27, 2011
October 25, 2011
Lider Taxi Aereo has signed a support by the hour (SBH) contract with Turbomeca do Brasil for 52 Arriel 2...
October 17, 2011
Sagem Avionics has agreed to provide its ground station (AGS) system for PHI’s fleet of helicopters, which includes...
October 12, 2011
Colombia-based Helistar has purchased three EC145s from Eurocopter Mexico. Helistar will use the aircraft for oil and gas transportation as part...
October 6, 2011
Vietnam's Southern Service Flight Company (SSFC) has ordered a third EC225 from Eurocopter South East Asia. The helicopter will be used for...
October 4, 2011
Milestone Aviation Group has inked a sale-leaseback agreement with CHC Helicopter involving two Sikorsky S-92s and three Eurocopter...
October 3, 2011
Vancouver, Canada-based CHC Helicopter has purchased 20 Eurocopter EC225 Super Pumas. The agreement includes an option for...
September 30, 2011
AgustaWestland has signed a multi-year contract with Bond Aviation Group. With this new contract, Bond will...
September 30, 2011
Over the last few months I’ve had the pleasure of setting the program and recruiting speakers for the Helitech Conference on behalf of Reed Exhibitions. This conference is a landmark one as it occurs during the 25th anniversary of the Helitech exhibition, which is held biennially at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, in the UK. At the beginning of the process my Reed colleagues and I...
September 28, 2011
In addition to displaying an AW189 mock-up, AgustaWestland (Chalet 2, 2B) is reporting a handful of sales and deliveries at Helitech Duxford. The...
September 27, 2011
Helitech Duxford organizers Reed Exhibitions is hoping for at least the same number of visitors to this year’s tradeshow, with projections to go above the 4,000 attendees from the 2009 version of the biannual event. “If we can deliver even better than what we did in ’09, great, but if we’re tracking about the same, we’ll do very well,” Brandon Ward, exhibition director...
September 27, 2011
Offshore Wind Farm Debate Leads Helitech The impact of offshore wind farms on the rotary wing industry will be a featured topic during Helitech. The future growth plans of the wind farms will be the focus of a session on September 28 with the release of the...
September 27, 2011
In 2002 Vattenfall (then ELSAM) awarded Danish helicopter operator UniFly the contracts for hoist operations to the Horns Rev field.  The existing contract, signed in 2007, runs for five years. The business opportunities for global helicopter operators in supporting the offshore wind farm power generation market, especially within Europe, are set to expand rapidly over the next couple of decades. In...
September 27, 2011
September 26, 2011
With helicopters touching down and Duxford’s aerodrome abuzz with the sound of cranes and torn plastic coverings, exhibitors are gearing up for the start of Helitech 2011 on Tuesday. The show, which runs from September 27 to 29, is celebrating 25 years with a new feature—a dedicated conference program from organizers Reed Exhibitions. Among the conference...
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