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August 1, 2012
An Erickson Air-Crane dumps water over a 2009 bushfire in Victoria, Australia. Early next year, Australia’s National Aerial Firefighting Center (NAFC) will decide on the aerial firefighting fleet that will do battle against the country’s annual bushfire threat over the next few years. With the NAFC’s existing tenders reaching the end of their three years plus two years extension life at...
August 1, 2012
Keith Flail has joined Bell Helicopter as director of military program office operations. The U.S. Army veteran was previously senior manager of business development for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Company. Flail will take charge of the program management and core process teams for his department. Vancouver, B.C.-based CHC Helicopter has hired Peter Bartolotta to serve as chief operating...
August 1, 2012
Bell Helicopter affiliate SkyBOOKS has packaged its Version 4.7 SAAS software into two areas—flight operations and maintenance...
August 1, 2012
Offshore services operator Bristow Group has signed several long-term contracts and extensions covering 20 helicopters. In Norway, Bristow has added a five-year option to a seven-year contract for four Sikorsky S-92s; a new five-year contract with an option for another...
August 1, 2012
This Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma is part of the Tokyo Fire Department’s fleet expansion. The unit bought its first Super Puma in December...
August 1, 2012
German National Police use a fleet of 87 Eurocopter variants to patrol the county. Eurocopter Eurocopter has handed over the final two EC155B1s out of a...
August 1, 2012
Bell Helicopter has completed delivery of a second multi-mission Bell 429 to the Fairfax County Police Department...
August 1, 2012
Era Helicopters AgustaWestland AW139. When you think about it, the helicopter industry is truly amazing. Especially when you consider how many of today’s mega-service-providers started out as “one ship” operations. Take Era Group, for example. The company was started in 1948 when an adventurous young pilot named Carl Brady started Economy Helicopters and brought a Bell 47A to Alaska to...
August 1, 2012
Nondestructive testing (NDT) of helicopters via ultrasonics is an essential facet of any maintenance and manufacturing program. NDT is a cost-effective way to quality check rotorcraft components and structures for defects, thickness, cracks, flaws and other problems without tearing apart your helicopter to access them. The helicopter industry is dependent on NDT.  (Top) NDT plays a vital role in...
July 31, 2012
Eurocopter has handed over a second NH Industries NH90 tactical transport helicopter (TTH) and seventh in the NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) version to France’s DGA armament procurement agency. The TTH—which represents...
July 30, 2012
AgustaWestland has received an order for a GrandNew from Wiśniowski in Poland. The helicopter...
July 27, 2012
Corporate operator, Baltimore Helicopter Services has added a Bell 430 to its fleet. The...
July 27, 2012
Eurocopter has partnered with Servicios Aereos de Los Andes to establish its first Peruvian service center in Ayacucho. The facility will...
July 26, 2012
Bell Helicopter has obtained approval to increase the gross weight of the 429 from the Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil in Argentina. This follows Transport Canada’s...
July 25, 2012
MD Helicopters has received an order from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Metro Air Support Unit for a 500E. The order represents the fourth...
July 19, 2012
AgustaWestland has received an order from the Maryland State Police Aviation Command for three additional AW139s. The helicopters are...
July 16, 2012
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Vertical Aviation has received FAA approval to add a...
July 16, 2012
Carlsbad, Calif.-based RQ Construction has obtained a U.S. Navy contract to build a rotary aircraft depot maintenance facility...
July 11, 2012
AgustaWestland has contracted with CHC Helicopter to provide 10 AW139s for offshore transport missions. With...
July 10, 2012
Helicentre Aviation has become the first UK-based utility surveillance operator to achieve certified emissions measurement and reduction scheme (CEMARS)...
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