GAMA: Deliveries up, market “stabilising”

GAMA: Deliveries up, market “stabilising”

🕔13:05, 30.Aug 2017

Helicopter deliveries are stabilising, with shipments up a substantial 16.8% over the same period last year, according to the latest figures. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has reported that $1.9 billion worth of helicopters have been delivered so far

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Bell begins delivery of 100 407GXPs to China

Bell begins delivery of 100 407GXPs to China

🕔16:40, 25.Aug 2017

The first of 100 Bell 407GXP helicopters ordered in June has been delivered to Shaanxi Helicopter (SHC). The subsidiary of the state-owned enterprise Shaanxi Group signed the purchase agreement during a ceremony in Xi’an, China. Mr. Xiaoning Yuan, president of

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Héli-Union gains first ever EASA certificate for LPV with combined capabilities

Héli-Union gains first ever EASA certificate for LPV with combined capabilities

🕔12:05, 25.Aug 2017

Héli-Union has obtained the first ever EASA certification of a localiser performance with vertical guidance (LPV) capability on an Airbus AS332L1 helicopter with both digital and analogic systems. Normally, an LPV capability on AS332L1 utilises either a digital or an

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HNZ sees stagnant second quarter, shifts towards offshore

HNZ sees stagnant second quarter, shifts towards offshore

🕔11:56, 24.Aug 2017

Canadian helicopter services company HNZ Group’s second quarter has been stagnant, seeing slight decreases in revenue and net income for the period but an increase in offshore operations. Onshore revenue saw a drop-off of $4.5 million, which HNZ attributes to

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Caverton Helicopters to purchase eight Bell 407GXPs

Caverton Helicopters to purchase eight Bell 407GXPs

🕔11:47, 24.Aug 2017

Caverton Helicopters, a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group, has ordered eight Bell 407GXPs. The Group operates in the marine and aviation logistics sectors for the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. Josiah Choms, managing director of Caverton Helicopters, said:

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JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

JSSI: flight hours up, sales down

🕔12:04, 22.Aug 2017

Jet Support Services Inc’s customer flight hours are at the highest since the market downturn in 2008 but sales are slightly below expectations. JSSI completed helicopter deliveries in Europe, North America, Africa and Latin America in the first half of

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Erickson fights fires all over the world using the S-64 Aircrane

Erickson fights fires all over the world using the S-64 Aircrane

🕔11:57, 21.Aug 2017

Erickson, a firefighting company with more than 30 years experience, is fighting fires all around the world. It owns the largest S-64 Aircrane fleet. The Aircrane Helitanker is one of the most recognised and effective firefighting helicopters in the world. There

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Waypoint debuts in Colombia

Waypoint debuts in Colombia

🕔12:25, 18.Aug 2017

Irish lessor Waypoint has agreed to a sale and leaseback agreement for one AW139 with Colombian operator HELICOL, the first lease transaction it has made in Colombia. The helicopter will be used to support offshore oil and gas operations for

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ERA gives H225 updates

ERA gives H225 updates

🕔12:25, 18.Aug 2017

ERA will not be reintroducing the Airbus H225 “Super Puma,” despite UK and Norwegian authorities lifting their grounding. The operator has no plans to reintroduce its fleet of nine H225s unless it can “develop a detailed safety case that demonstrates

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Waypoint delivers AW139 to HEVILIFT, Australian market picking up

Waypoint delivers AW139 to HEVILIFT, Australian market picking up

🕔16:24, 11.Aug 2017

Waypoint Leasing has delivered one Agusta Westland 139 to Australian service operator HEVILIFT The helicopter will be used for offshore oil and gas operations in the Asia Pacific. The delivery also marks the fourth anniversary of the two companies’ first

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