Tag Archives: helicopters

Leonardo receives new order for 15 AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters from Sino-US of China

Contracts for 15 EMS-configured AW139s, for delivery between 2019 and 2021. The new helicopters will bring total sales of Leonardo helicopters in China to over 185 The Heads of Agreement includes a purchase and delivery plan for 160 units in … Read the full press release

UK operator HeliGroup took delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations

MONACO, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK operator HeliGroup has taken delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations from Airbus Corporate Helicopters at the Monaco Yacht Club during the annual yacht show in the Principality. The handover … Read the full press release

Mountain Flyers of Switzerland to operate Leonardo’s AW169 for heli-taxi services from Bern Airport

Over 20 Leonardo VIP helicopters sold in Switzerland to date More than 180 AW169s have been sold to over 70 customers in 30 nations to date GENEVA, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo announced today that Mountain Flyers of Switzerland will operate an AW169 light … Read the full press release

Safran Helicopter Engines signs by-the-hour support contracts for the H125 and H130 helicopters of Papillon and Rainier

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International, covering engines powering the operators’ H125 and H130 fleets. Bordes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Each contract formalizes a seven year Maintenance, Repair, … Read the full press release

SB Havacılık A.Ş. appointed new distributor and Service Center in Turkey for Airbus Helicopters

ISTANBUL, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has appointed SB Havacılık A.Ş. (SBAIR) as its new distributor and Service Center in Turkey. The Istanbul based company will represent the European manufacturer in Turkey and promote its civil product line. SBAIR … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to deliver four ACH160s to the North American market for an undisclosed customer

Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for four ACH160s with an undisclosed, North American customer.  The launch customer, a major US business entity with extensive experience in corporate aviation, has opted for … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics system surpassed 100.000 flight hours milestone since launch

Airbus Helicopters’ digital avionics suite now operational on H135, H145 and H175, coming up on H160. Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — , Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters presents three-tiered connected services at HAI Heli-Expo 2018

TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This new addition to the HCare service offer is comprised of a suite of software and applications that works in concert with operational flight and aircraft data to give operators a global view of their fleet’s … Read the full press release

Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) orders six more Airbus Helicopters EC175s

ANAHEIM, Calif., 25-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) has ordered six more Airbus Helicopters EC175s, increasing its acquisitions of the new-generation rotorcraft to 16. NHV is an EC175 launch customer, booking its first contract for 10 of the mid-sized, … Read the full press release

Holding company “Russian Helicopters” to launch new after-purchase and repair services for operators abroad

The holding company “Russian Helicopters” is creating special departments that will not only monitor the completion of technical work, but also oversee the exchange of information with various operators. Airlines themselves are not opposed to this idea, as they highly … Read the full press release

Henan New Continental Business Aviation of China orders two VIP passenger transport helicopters from Eurocopter

Henan New Continental Business Aviation of China will acquire two VIP passenger transport helicopters from Eurocopter to commence its chartering business – an exclusively designed EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style, which will also be the first such model to be sold in … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce confirmed it sold its 50% shareholding in RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Safran’s Turbomeca

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce today confirms that it has completed the sale of its 50 per cent shareholding and interest in the RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca (a Safran company), for which it has received a cash consideration of €293 million. … Read the full press release

Selex ES lands €5M worth contract to equip German Navy

21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract worth €5 Million (£4.2 Million) by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence to supply a number of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Navy (Deutsche Marine) Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters. … Read the full press release

THK Gökçen Aviation orders 17 air ambulance Eurocopter EC135s

Eurocopter’s EC135 will perform medical airlift duties throughout Turkey with a fleet of 17 helicopters to be flown by the Turkish Aeronautical Association’s THK Gökçen Aviation commercial arm, marking the latest major contract win for this twin-engine rotorcraft in the … Read the full press release

Eurocopter donates Ecureuil light helicopter to the Civil Aviation Flight University of China for training

Future generations of Chinese aviation technicians will benefit from hands-on training experience with an Ecureuil (AS350 family of helicopters) donated by Eurocopter China to the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC). 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This rotorcraft is to be … Read the full press release

LAAD Defense & Security exposition in Brazil will feature Eurocopter light- and medium-lift helicopters

Eurocopter’s long-term commitment to Brazilian helicopter operators and industry is being marked at the LAAD Defense & Security exposition 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This week’s LAAD Defense & Security exposition will feature a comprehensive lineup of Eurocopter light- and medium-lift helicopters, … Read the full press release