Airbus investigation shines light on Avinco ownership

Airbus investigation shines light on Avinco ownership

🕔11:58, 22.Sep 2017

Airbus has launched an internal investigation into allegations of €16.2 million worth of payments by two companies associated with the manufacturer after the Guardian newspaper uncovered the “questionable financial transactions”. One of the companies is Avinco Holdings, which holds 14,999

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PhilJets takes delivery of first Bell 407GX

PhilJets takes delivery of first Bell 407GX

🕔11:41, 22.Sep 2017

PhilJets has announced the arrival of a new Bell 407GX to its fleet. It is the eighth aircraft for the group, and is the only 407GX currently available for charter in the Philippines. PhilJets now operates both Bell and Airbus

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Bell delivers aircraft to Eagle Copters South America

Bell delivers aircraft to Eagle Copters South America

🕔11:41, 22.Sep 2017

Bell Helicopters has delivered two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Eagle Copters South America. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation. Company officials of the Santiago-based firm see growth for the Bell 505 in corporate, tourism and light

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Bristow renews Barents Sea Contracts

Bristow renews Barents Sea Contracts

🕔11:41, 22.Sep 2017

Bristow Norway has renewed contracts for two S92s with Norwegian operators Eni Norge and Statoil to be operated on the Barents Sea. Statoil and Eni will jointly operate the two aircraft on offshore crew change and SAR missions. The five-year

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Market Analysis: China’s helicopters

Market Analysis: China’s helicopters

🕔12:48, 20.Sep 2017

Although helicopter usage in China has largely been limited by tight government controls of airspace and a lack of infrastructure to support them, recent mega orders by Chinese customers show a willingness to grow, and a belief that the operating

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Sikorsky celebrates one year Stavanger FSL opening

Sikorsky celebrates one year Stavanger FSL opening

🕔09:34, 19.Sep 2017

Sikorsky is celebrating the first year of operations at its Stavanger Forward Stocking Location (FSL). Stavanger is home to one of the largest Sikorsky S-92 populations in the world, which are mostly used to support the oil and gas industry.

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Airbus Helicopters and CMIG Leasing agree to strengthen relationship

Airbus Helicopters and CMIG Leasing agree to strengthen relationship

🕔11:45, 15.Sep 2017

Airbus Helicopters and CMIG Leasing have strengthened their partnership with a new agreement at this week’s China Helicopter Expo. The two companies have agreed to cooperate even further in civil helicopter operations, including navigational operation and low-altitude air tourism, and

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First H145 flight simulator receives EASA Level D certification

First H145 flight simulator receives EASA Level D certification

🕔11:44, 15.Sep 2017

The world’s first H145 flight simulator, at Airbus Helicopters’ German Training Academy, has received the highest possible certification by the German Federal Aviation Office. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Level D certification means that pilot hours in the simulator can

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Luxaviation Helicopters acquires Starspeed

Luxaviation Helicopters acquires Starspeed

🕔11:55, 14.Sep 2017

Luxaviation Helicopters has bought management, charter and training company Starspeed – its first acquisition since its launch in February. The private operator will assimilate Starspeed’s 23 helicopters into its own fleet, making a combined fleet of 42 helicopters. Luxaviation Helicopters

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Bristow Helicopters wins search and rescue award

Bristow Helicopters wins search and rescue award

🕔11:56, 13.Sep 2017

Rescuing a surfer stranded at sea for 32 hours has won Bristow Helicopters a Sikorsky Winged-S Rescue Award. The award was presented by Sikorsky yesterday at the 2017 Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition in London. The rescue happened in

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