Leonardo AW109 Trekker gains EASA certificate

Leonardo AW109 Trekker gains EASA certificate

🕔14:07, 29.Dec 2017

EASA has awarded the Leonardo AW109 Trekker its certificate and deliveries should start in the first quarter of 2018. The AW109 Trekker is based on the AW109/Grand range of helicopters and is equipped with skid landing gear and the Genesys

Read Full Article
Two million flight hours milestone for AW139

Two million flight hours milestone for AW139

🕔14:05, 29.Dec 2017

The AW139 helicopter has reached a milestone of two million flight hours, across all operational scenarios on five continents, while performing a wide range of missions with commercial, government and military operators. It has taken just three years after reaching

Read Full Article
Nasa funds project to send helicopters to Titan

Nasa funds project to send helicopters to Titan

🕔13:37, 27.Dec 2017

Nasa is to fund a project to send a helicopter in search of alien life. The agency announced last week that the project, named Dragonfly, has been selected as a finalist for a new expedition that will launch during the

Read Full Article
Leonardo wins innovation award for electric tail rotor

Leonardo wins innovation award for electric tail rotor Updated

🕔13:00, 22.Dec 2017

Leonardo Helicopter’s electric tail rotor project has received a national award for innovation. Italy’s National Award for Innovation was presented to Leonardo at a ceremony held in the the Italian house of Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, in Rome. the

Read Full Article
Leonardo purchases two outstanding offerings

Leonardo purchases two outstanding offerings Updated

🕔13:00, 21.Dec 2017

Leonardo is to purchased back two outstanding note offerings due 2039 and 2040. The OEM and its subsidiary Leonardo US Holdings will purchase its outstanding 7.375% guaranteed notes due 2039 and its outstanding 6.250% due in 2040. Both notes were previous

Read Full Article
HAI gives James Russell Spray lifetime achievement award

HAI gives James Russell Spray lifetime achievement award Updated

🕔13:00, 20.Dec 2017

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has awarded James Russell Spray, retired president and CEO of Safran Helicopter Engines, the Bell Lifetime Achievement Award. Spray has worked in aviation operations and management for 53 years, including 42 years in executive administration. He

Read Full Article
CityAirbus ready for electric propulsion tests

CityAirbus ready for electric propulsion tests

🕔12:52, 20.Dec 2017

Airbus has completed and powered on its on-ground test bench for its upcoming VTOL CityAirbus, readying the aircraft for electric propulsion verification testing. The first full electric test bench for CityAirbus will be able to operate the aircraft’s propulsion systems,

Read Full Article
V-280 Valor completes maiden flight

V-280 Valor completes maiden flight

🕔12:58, 19.Dec 2017

Bell’s new tiltrotor aircraft, the V-280 Valor, has flown for the first time at Amarillo, Texas. The next-generation military tiltrotor design took off vertically, hovered, then landed. The V-280 does not seem to have conducted any forward flight – as seen

Read Full Article
LCI receives first H175, leases to CHC

LCI receives first H175, leases to CHC

🕔13:15, 18.Dec 2017

Lease Corporation International (LCI) Helicopters has taken delivery of its first Airbus H175, which it will place on lease with CHC. The helicopter will operate out of CHC’s Aberdeen base, supporting oil and gas missions in the North Sea. Crispin

Read Full Article
Airbus Helicopter CEO moves to commercial

Airbus Helicopter CEO moves to commercial

🕔13:14, 18.Dec 2017

Airbus Helicopters CEO Guillaume Faury will succeed Fabrice Brégier as the president of Airbus commercial aircraft as part of a management shakeup within the group. Brégier will be stepping down as the president and COO in February 2018. Faury’s successor will

Read Full Article

Newsletter sign-up

 

Follow us on Twitter