Saturday, September 1, 2012
Cobham’s FB Heliservices Trains Albanian Defense Ministry
The Albanian Ministry of Defence has contracted Cobham Aviation Services’ joint venture FB Heliservices for helicopter flight training. The two-year contract covers familiarization with glass cockpits, flight with instruments, multi-engine type conversions, and search and rescue (SAR) training. FB Heliservices will train pilots on AgustaWestland AW109s and Bell 412 HAR2s. The training is in preparation for the Albanian Air Force’s new Eurocopter AS532 Cougars.