Bell 430 Angola crash kills six

Bell 430 Angola crash kills six

Chevron have confirmed a helicopter operated by Heli-Malongo has crashed en route to one of its oil platforms off the Angolan coast. The helicopter was carrying five passengers as well as the pilot at the time of the accident. All

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Era in new contract with BSEE

Era in new contract with BSEE

Era Group has announced that it has entered into a new contract with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).  The BSEE is a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The contract will be set for an

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Fig Air orders Sikorky S-76D

Fig Air orders Sikorky S-76D

Fig Air has signed an order for a Sikorsky S-76D helicopter. The Toronto-based VIP and corporate helicopter operator will be the first Sikorsky S-76D operator in Canada. “We are thrilled to be able to provide Fig Air with such a

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Bell 407GT used to tackle Rhino Poachers in South Africa

Bell 407GT used to tackle Rhino Poachers in South Africa

Rhino911 will operate a Bell 407GT in an attempt to curb the problem of illegal Rhino poaching in South Africa. The non-profit organization established by Fred Hees, President of BBM Inc. in cooperation with Heli Africa Wildlife will use the

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Bell deliver fourth 407GXP in South Africa

Bell deliver fourth 407GXP in South Africa

Bell Helicopter’s African Aerospace and defense department has announced the delivery of its fourth Bell 407GXP helicopter in South Africa with authorized Independent Representative National Airways Corporation. The Bell 407GXP is known for its reliability, speed, performance and maneuverability. The cabin

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica to establish Algerian production lines

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to establish Algerian production lines

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has entered into an industrial and trade partnership agreement with the Algerian Ministry of National Defence to set up a helicopter production line in Algeria. The production facility, to be built in Aïn Arnat, will produce three different Leonardo-Finmeccanica

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Bell to display 525 Relentless at Monaco Yacht Show

Bell to display 525 Relentless at Monaco Yacht Show

Bell Helicopter will display its 525 Relentless at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show. The show takes place between September 28 and October 1. The full size mock up will be on display by the Parvis Piscine entrance with a full

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What type of Bell helicopter are you?

What type of Bell helicopter are you?

It might seem like a strange question to ask first thing on a Monday morning, but Bell want to know what type of Bell Helicopter you are. A new post uploaded to the company website takes you through eight different

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David Zaworski named Director of Safety and Compliance at Era

David Zaworski named Director of Safety and Compliance at Era

David Zaworski has been appointed Director of Safety and Compliance at Era Helicopters. Zaworski rejoins Era to oversee the company’s commitment to maintain the highest safety standards, with over seventeen years of experience in the aviation industry. His last role

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H160 demonstrates next-generation passenger experience in flight tests

H160 demonstrates next-generation passenger experience in flight tests

The aeromechanical configuration of Airbus Helicopters H160 has been validated. As part of the validation, several of the key design aims have been confirmed and exceeded during test flights. The H160 has exceptionally low vibration levels along with remarkable aircraft

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