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August 23, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has signed a tripartite contract with the Japanese Coast Guard for three EC225s. This order replaces aircraft lost during the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The new helicopters will perform anti-piracy missions as well as search and rescue (SAR). More: Helicopters Helping Japan... Read More »
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August 30, 2011
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Australia-based utility provider Western Power has contracted Heliwest to provide emergency response and repair flights using Eurocopter BO105s. The five-year contract calls for the use of twin-engine helicopters. The agreement adds to the inspection flight services Heliwest currently provides for... Read More »
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August 31, 2011
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Becker Avionics has provided the U.S. Army s fleet of Eurocopter UH-72A Lakotas with its Polycon aircraft wireless intercom system (AWIS). According to Becker, the system allows for longer range communication that the current range of 1,200-1,500 feet. Polycon AWIS also contributes to situational... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Three new helicopters are scheduled to make their first appearance in the UK during Helitech Duxford, set for September 27 to 29. Eurocopter is planning to take the wraps off a utility and rescue variant of the EC145T2, which made its debut earlier this year. Cotswold Helicopter Centre is bringing... Read More »
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September 6, 2011
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German HEMS provider DRF Luftrettung has inked a 13-year fleet management program agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada s Customer Service Center Europe (CSC Europe). CSC Europe will provide maintenance support for the company s PW206B2 engines on a fleet of more than 40 helicopters, including... Read More »
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September 8, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The Global Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) Steering Group, an international consortium of helicopter operators, manufacturers, operators and providers, will hold a day-long workshop as part of Helitech Duxford 2011, set for September 27 to 29. Steering Group co-chair, Mike Pilgrim with... Read More »
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September 12, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Helitech 2011 in Duxford, UK will include a Steering Committee featuring a 13-member panel of helicopter manufacturers, operators and suppliers. AgustaWestland, Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky will be represented along with Hayward Aviation Finance, L-3 Wescam, Rolls-Royce, UK-based Rotor Blades and... Read More »
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September 15, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
The inaugural China Helicopter Exposition kicks off Thursday in Tianjin, 70 statute miles from Beijing. For this 2011 edition, organizers have booked spaces for about 200 exhibitors, including AgustaWestland, Bell, Eurocopter, Robinson and Sikorsky. They are expecting 2,000 professional visitors... Read More »
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September 16, 2011
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Shreveport, La.-based Metro Aviation has completed modifications on two Eurocopter EC135s for Korean Air Lines (KAL). The helicopters are the first EC135s in the country as well as the first civilian EMS aircraft in South Korea. Metro Aviation is completing a third EC135 for KAL that is slated to... Read More »
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September 19, 2011
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Milestone Aviation has signed a leasing agreement with Transportes Aereos Pegaso (Pegaso) of Mexico to supply four Eurocopter EC145s. Pegaso will use the new helicopters to serve the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission. The company also inked a new long-term service contract with the government... Read More »
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September 20, 2011
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The Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (SASEMAR) has ordered a Eurocopter EC225 to support search and rescue (SAR) and pollution control operations. The EC225 is part of SASEMAR s national plan that focuses on large helicopter air support for the Canary Islands and the southern portion of the Bay of... Read More »
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September 26, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
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... Read More »
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September 26, 2011
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Citic Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) has contracted Turbomeca China to set up a service center for the company s fleet. COHC flies 11 Eurocopter EC155s with Turbomeca Arriel 2C1 and Arriel 2C2 engines, eight AS332 Super Pumas with Makila 1A1s and two EC225 with Makila 2As. Under the new... Read More »
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October 3, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Vancouver, Canada-based CHC Helicopter has purchased 20 Eurocopter EC225 Super Pumas. The agreement includes an option for four more helicopters. According to CHC, the helicopters will serve the oil and gas industry in Australia, Brazil, Norway and the UK. The contract runs until 2016 and will... Read More »
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October 17, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Sagem Avionics has agreed to provide its ground station (AGS) system for PHI s fleet of helicopters, which includes AgustaWestland, Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky variants. AGS uses flight operations quality assurance (FOQA) applications to process data for customizable reports. Sagem s AGS will... Read More »
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October 20, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense s inlet barrier filter (IBF) has received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Eurocopter AS350B3e with Turbomeca Arriel 2D engines. The approval adds the AS350 to the IBF system s current STC for single and dual hydraulic aircraft. More: Donaldson Gains... Read More »
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October 24, 2011
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FAA has given the green light to 32 helicopter wide area augmentation system (WAAS) lateral precision with vertical guidance (LPV) instrument flight procedures from Orange Beach, Ala.-based Hickok & Associates. The new flight procedures provide descent altitudes between 250 and 300 feet, instead... Read More »
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October 27, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
In front of hundreds of employees at its plant in Grand Prairie, Texas on Thursday, Turbomeca Chairman & CEO Olivier Andries and Turbomeca USA President & CEO Russ Spray presented the 10,000th Arriel engine to the U.S. Army. On hand to accept the milestone engine which will go into one of the Army... Read More »
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November 1, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Mexico-based Heliservicio Campeche has received three Bell 412s. The offshore oil and gas operator has a fleet of 22 Bell 412s along with Bell 206, 407, 212, Eurocopter EC135 and Sikorsky S-76 variants. The manufacturer also delivered a Bell 429 to the Mexican state of Chihuahua for corporate... Read More »
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November 7, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has delivered a fourth AS350B3 to the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) in Florida. The helicopter will be part of the MDPD s Special Patrol Bureau s Aviation Unit. The MDPD s aircraft will be outfitted with thermal imagers and a video downlink system that can transmit images... Read More »
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