Helicopter Investor London 2018 Live

Helicopter Investor London 2018 Live

🕔12:10, 31.Jan 2018

“I think the death of the S-92 is fake news,” says Dan Rosenthal of Milestone Rosenthal says that there are 18 companies in the room that have had an AOG situation that has lasted for more than a year. “We

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Washecka, McGinn leave Waypoint, Yazhari joins as CEO

Washecka, McGinn leave Waypoint, Yazhari joins as CEO

🕔15:55, 30.Jan 2018

Waypoint Leasing, one of the largest helicopter lessors, has changed its management team. Ed Washecka, the company’s founder and CEO, has left the company and been replaced by Hooman Yazhari who joins from CHC Helicopters. Yazhari was general counsel and

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Airbus deliveries and orders fell in 2017

Airbus deliveries and orders fell in 2017

🕔14:25, 22.Jan 2018

Airbus Helicopters saw a drop in both deliveries and orders in 2017 compared to 2016. The French manufacturer delivered 409 helicopters in 2017, less than the 418 it delivered in 2016. The story is the same for orders, netting 350

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HAI joins call for “essential” US Aircraft Registry to reopen

HAI joins call for “essential” US Aircraft Registry to reopen

🕔12:37, 22.Jan 2018

The Helicopter Association International has written to the US government, calling for the United States Aircraft Registry to be immediately reopened so it can carry out essential tasks. The Registry has been closed as part of the current US government

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Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

Milestone leases eight AW139s to China EMS operator

🕔12:36, 22.Jan 2018

Milestone Aviation has signed a deal with Chinese EMS operator Kingwing. The lessor has leased eight AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters to Shanghai Kingwing Aviation. The AW139s will fly on emergency medical services (EMS) operations, joining Kingwing’s existing fleet of 32 helicopters.

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Bell 525 crash caused by severe vibrations

Bell 525 crash caused by severe vibrations

🕔12:36, 22.Jan 2018

The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) has attributed last year’s Bell 525 Relentless test flight crash to “severe vibrations”. The helicopter’s airframe started vibrating severely soon after take-off, slowing the rotation speed of the main rotor. The two pilots attempts

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Heli Union leases a Leonardo AW139

Heli Union leases a Leonardo AW139

🕔13:03, 19.Jan 2018

Heli Union has leased a Leonardo AW139 helicopter to support its offshore helicopter operations in Gabon. The leased helicopter will operate on a new contract in Gabon, for offshore passenger crew change from Port Gentil Airport to the designated offshore

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British investor and Zimbabwean opposition leader die in Huey UH-1 crash

British investor and Zimbabwean opposition leader die in Huey UH-1 crash

🕔13:00, 19.Jan 2018

Picture taken from video footage of the crash, courtesy of KOAT TV news. British-born investor and world speed record holder Charles Burnett III’s helicopter crashed in the New Mexico mountains yesterday, killing all but one of the passengers. The Zimbabwean

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Life Link III launches app

Life Link III launches app

🕔12:54, 19.Jan 2018

Minneapolis air ambulance operator Life Link III’s services can now be requested and tracked at a touch of a button through its new mobile app OneLink. The app will allow a direct connection between a mobile, tablet or desktop to

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Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

Babcock launches first nordic EMS AW169

🕔12:45, 18.Jan 2018

Babcock subsidiary Scandinavian Air Ambulance is operating the first EMS-configured AgustaWestland AW169 in the Nordic region. It is flying the helicopter on behalf of Swedish hospital Region Jämtland Härjedalen. The new helicopter’s first mission was a four-hour round transfer of a patient

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