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May 1, 2011
With financial uncertainty continuing worldwide, it still remains difficult to make market predictions about the near future. But based on various backgrounds and evaluating the current situation, it’s clear to see that Latin American countries were affected by the crisis in different degrees. In terms of sectors, the helicopter regional market is also being affected, but particularly in Brazil there...
May 1, 2011
A few weeks ago, I started thinking about how to tie a column about offshore helicopter support into the Offshore Technology Conference, which is being held May 2–5 in Houston. If you have never been to an OTC, it would be an understatement to say it is mind-boggling. This is where all the oil field equipment manufactures bring their wares to be viewed by the major energy and drilling companies. The...
April 14, 2011
Montreal-based Canadian Helicopters Ltd. (CHL) has agreed to purchase Helicopters New Zealand (HNZ), which includes Helicopters Australia, other subsidiaries and Helicopter Nominees Ltd. The deal is valued at NZ$160 million, or...
April 1, 2011
A team of Rotor & Wing staff and contributors—including Senior Editor Andrew Parker, Editor-at-Large Ernie Stephens, Military Editor Andrew Drwiega, Keith Cianfrani and Dale Smith—snapped hundreds of photos...
April 1, 2011
Eurocopter has obtained an order for 15 EC175s from Russian operator UTair. The agreement, finalized in early March at Heli-Expo in Orlando, follows a letter of intent signed in early 2008. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2013. UTair Chairman and CEO Andrey Martirosov told Rotor & Wing immediately following the signing ceremony that the EC175 “will be worked into our offshore operations and...
March 17, 2011
Eurocopter has obtained an order from Russian operator UTair. The agreement, finalized in early March at Heli-Expo in Orlando, follows a letter of intent that was signed in early 2008. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2013. UTair Chairman and CEO Andrey Martirosov told Rotor & Wing immediately following the signing ceremony that the EC175 “will be worked into our offshore operations and for...
March 5, 2011
CAE has finalized the acquisition of CHC Helicopter’s rotorcraft flight training operations. The agreement calls...
February 22, 2011
Erickson Air-Crane and Stilwell Baker have received FAA certification for its co-developed...
February 22, 2011
AgustaWestland has secured an order for five AW139s from Qatar-based Gulf...
February 3, 2011
Houston, Texas-based Bristow Group is reporting a 57 percent increase in net income to $41.8...
February 2, 2011
Officials from Eurocopter hosted a ceremony Tuesday to inaugurate its new EC225 North Sea Service Center in Aberdeen, Scotland. The...
February 1, 2011
Russian Helicopters’ second Mi-38 prototype has gone airborne, conducting a long-haul mission in late December. Russian Helicopters carried out the first long-haul flight of the Mil Mi-38, following the maiden flight of the second prototype airframe in early December. OP-2 flew 800 km (497 miles) from Kazan to Moscow in late...
February 1, 2011
Not all helicopter flights are over water on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. As happens in all the other 50 states, we have our share of medical, law enforcement, ENG, aerial applicators and other overland helicopter operations. But, in considering the high flight intensity of our geographical area, it would be a safe bet to say at least 90 percent of all flights are energy related, oil and gas for now...
January 11, 2011
Lafayette, La.-based PHI has inked a deal for two Bell 407s. The helicopters will be used to transport...
January 1, 2011
On Nov. 17, 2010, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) received the “Report of the Offshore Helicopter Safety Inquiry.” The report was also released to the public at that time. The C-NLOPB commissioned the inquiry to examine matters directly related to helicopter passenger safety for workers in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area. The study differs...
January 1, 2011
Not all helicopter flights are over water on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. As happens in all the other 50 states, we have our share of medical, law enforcement, ENG, aerial applicators and other overland helicopter operations. But, in considering the high flight intensity of our geographical area, it would be a safe bet to say at least 90 percent of all flights are energy related, oil and gas for now...
December 3, 2010
AgustaWestland has handed over the first of nine AW139s to Weststar Aviation Services. The helicopter will enter service...
December 3, 2010
Brazil’s Atlas Taxi Aereo has finalized an agreement with JSC Russian Helicopters for two Mil...
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