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July 14, 2011
Andrew Drwiega talked exclusively to three of Sikorsky’s presidents on the eve of the Paris Air Show 2011, including Sikorsky Aircraft President Jeffrey Pino. Rotor & Wing: There is a widespread international concern today over the direction and pace of rotorcraft development in order to meet future needs. A main focus of concern seems to be the lack of government funding...
July 11, 2011
Caverton Helicopters of Nigeria has ordered three AgustaWestland AW139s for offshore transport in the oil and gas...
July 8, 2011
Minneapolis, Minn.-based HelicopterBuyer has supplied two Bell 412EPs for the Toll Remote Logistics facility in...
July 1, 2011
Vancouver, Canada-based CHC Helicopter has launched operations in Australia for Woodside Energy. CHC will provide air support for production and drilling...
July 1, 2011
Erickson Air-Crane and Ecocopter Peru have formed an alliance to serve the oil...
July 1, 2011
Sikorsky has received an order from SonAir Servico Aereo for six S-76C++ helicopters for...
June 27, 2011
Sikorsky Aircraft has sold an S-92 and two S-76C++ helicopters to Dublin, Ireland-based...
June 1, 2011
UTair Aviation has completed an agreement with Russian Helicopters for 10 Mil Mi-34C1...
June 1, 2011
Grupo Inaer holding company World Helicopters has purchased UK-based Bond Aviation Group for €300 million. Bond provides helicopter support for offshore oil...
June 1, 2011
AgustaWestland has created an OGP aviation safety advisers training program. The course seeks to give safety advisers in the oil and gas industry technical synopses of the...
May 27, 2011
Grupo Inaer has placed an order for seven AgustaWestland helicopters—two GrandNew light twins in EMS configuration, and...
May 12, 2011
Grupo Inaer holding company World Helicopters has acquired UK-based Bond Aviation Group for €300 million. Bond...
May 1, 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 around C$120 million (approximately US$126 million). During an April 13 conference call, CHL President & CEO Don Wall told reporters that the company was interested in...
May 1, 2011
Eurocopter has delivered an AS365N3 to India’s Pawan Hans Helicopters. The milestone rotorcraft—the 1,000th...
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...
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