Yunnan Police orders a AW139

Yunnan Police orders a AW139

The Yunnan Provincial Police Department has placed an order for one AW139 helicopter. The aircraft will be used for law enforcement, border patrol, special operations, and utility missions in the region. The helicopter is expected to enter service in 2016.

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Four Airbus Helicopters at China Helicopter Expo

Four Airbus Helicopters at China Helicopter Expo

Airbus Helicopters has confirmed its line-up of rotorcraft to be showcased at the China Helicopter Exposition 2015 The manufacturer will display one light single-engine H130, two light twin-engine H135s and one medium-sized H155. ALSO READ: New H135 completes test campaign

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Bell delivers first 407GXP into Brazil

Bell delivers first 407GXP into Brazil

Bell Helicopter has delivered the first 407GXP into Brazil. The aircraft is outfitted for corporate transport, which continues to be a popular market segment for the aircraft throughout Latin America. The aircraft was accepted at Bell Helicopter’s facility in Piney

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CMIFL orders 100 Airbus Helicopters

CMIFL orders 100 Airbus Helicopters

China Minsheng International Financial Leasing Corp., Ltd. (CMIFL) has ordered 100 Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft. An initial batch of 10 helicopters are due to be delivered in 2016. The remaining aircraft are due to be delivered over a five year period.

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Waypoint closes $200 million in capital market financing

Waypoint closes $200 million in capital market financing

Waypoint Leasing has closed on the private placement of $200 million of senior secured notes. This is Waypoint’s inaugural capital markets financing. The senior secured notes have a maturity of seven years, split across three tranches, providing for both US

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Hong Kong GFS orders seven H175s

Hong Kong GFS orders seven H175s

Hong Kong-based Government Flying Services (GFS) has ordered seven Airbus Helicopters H175s, becoming the first customer for the public service configured H175. GFS is a department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, with the main responsibility of providing 24-hour

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Bell 505 goes South to Brazil

Bell 505 goes South to Brazil

Bell Helicopter has started a Jet Ranger X demo tour of Brazil, using the Bell 505 mock-up. The tour began on 3 September in Balneário Camboriú. ALSO READ: Trio of Bell Helicopters at LABACE 2015 Balneário Camboriú is the first

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Mecaer Aviation Group validates Bell MAGnificent STC in Brazil

Mecaer Aviation Group validates Bell MAGnificent STC in Brazil

Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) has successfully validated their VVIP Bell 429 helicopter interior with the Agencia Nacional De Aviacao Civil (ANAC). MAG achieved the original Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) with EASA earlier in 2015. Brazil is the first of six

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Bell delivers 429 to Servicios Aereo Across

Bell delivers 429 to Servicios Aereo Across

Bell Helicopter delivers a Bell 429 to Servicios Aereo Across in Mexico. The aircraft is the first Bell 429 delivered to the company. Servicios Aereo Across currently operates a Bell 407GX and multiple Cessna aircraft. “The Bell 429 continues to

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