Bell sells first Bell 407GXP to Panama

Bell sells first Bell 407GXP to Panama

Bell Helicopter has sold its first Bell 407GXP to Panama. The Bell 407GXP is scheduled to be delivered in July 2015 and will be outfitted as a corporate and VIP transport for Urban Development Group. Gabriel Diez, CEO at Urban

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Bell and Ural Works of Civil Aviation to create 407GXP Russian assembly capabilities

Bell and Ural Works of Civil Aviation to create 407GXP Russian assembly capabilities

Bell Helicopter has signed an agreement with JSC Ural Works of Civil Aviation (UWCA) for the final assembly of the Bell 407GXPs. Under the agreement UWCA agrees to purchase an undisclosed number of Bell 407 GXP helicopters. Artur Schtankov, chairman,

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EagleMed to fly helicopter in WSU Shocker livery

EagleMed to fly helicopter in WSU Shocker livery

EagleMed critical care air medical service is flying an air medical helicopter outfitted in Wichita State University’s black and gold WuShock livery over the skies of south central Kansas. Based at EagleMed headquarters in Wichita, the Bell 407 is equipped

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Bell Helicopter signs purchase agreement for Bell 429 at HeliRussia

Bell Helicopter signs purchase agreement for Bell 429 at HeliRussia

Bell Helicopter has signed a purchase agreement with a Russian company for a Bell 429 at HeliRussia. ALSO READ: Bell Helicopter delivers 50th Bell 429 in Europe Alexander Evdokimov, general director, Jet Transfer said: “The Bell 429’s superior performance in

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Atlas Air Service orders two Bell 505s at EBACE

Atlas Air Service orders two Bell 505s at EBACE

Atlas Air Service has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs. Hans Doll, sales director of Atlas Air Service says: “We are delighted to have chosen the Bell 505. The performance of this aircraft

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A guide to the 4 major helicopter manufacturers

A guide to the 4 major helicopter manufacturers

A quick look at the four major Helicopter manufacturers that Helicopter Investor cover.   Airbus Helicopters   Headquarters: Marseille Provence Airport Head of company: Guillaume Faury Although it was known as Eurocopter up until 2014, Airbus Helicopters has a long

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Airbus Helicopters demonstrates low noise IFR operations

Airbus Helicopters demonstrates low noise IFR operations

Airbus Helicopters has performed low-noise IFR operations at airports with commercial traffic. As the final outcome of a seven-year project devoted to environment-friendly helicopter approach procedures, Airbus Helicopters used an H175 helicopter to fly low-noise IFR approaches to the heliport

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HeliOffshore meets onshore

HeliOffshore meets onshore

You might expect a meeting of 150 arch rivals to have at least one fight, but HeliOffshore’s first Annual General Meeting and Conference in Lisbon ended happily with no blood (which is appropriate for an organisation designed to stop accidents).

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UK CAA could safety check UK offshore helidecks

UK CAA could safety check UK offshore helidecks

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is considering taking on oversight of all offshore helidecks in UK waters. If enacted it would have powers to stop flights to helidecks that failed to meet the minimum standards. In a February 2014

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Plenty of helicopter finance despite oil price

Plenty of helicopter finance despite oil price

You already know the quote about bankers and umbrellas. It does not apply at the moment. A barrel of Brent Crude may only be $65. At our London conference Clark McGinn, then of CHC, described it as the Scottish nightmare,

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