Almost 85% of people will not fly in an unmanned aircraft

Almost 85% of people will not fly in an unmanned aircraft

🕔15:25, 20.Feb 2018

Despite a large influx of autonomous aircraft development in 2017, the vast majority of people are still unwilling to fly in an unmanned/pilotless aircraft. Helicopter Investor asked more than 1,200 US citizens whether they would be willing to fly in

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Kopter Group AG appoints Larry Roberts as senior vice president U.S. Business Development

Kopter Group AG appoints Larry Roberts as senior vice president U.S. Business Development

🕔11:13, 19.Feb 2018

Kopter Group AG today announced the appointment of Larry D. Roberts as senior vice president, U.S. Business Development responsible for the sales, marketing of the SH09 single-engine turbine helicopter in North America. Mr. Roberts will be based in Dallas Fort

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Liebherr-Aerospace Receives Order for Airbus Helicopters’ H160 Heating Valves

Liebherr-Aerospace Receives Order for Airbus Helicopters’ H160 Heating Valves

🕔11:07, 19.Feb 2018

Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Toulouse (France) has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to supply the heating valves for its H160 helicopter program. Liebherr-Aerospace will not only develop, qualify and manufacture the environmental control system components, but the company will also service

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Leonardo Helicopter reduces revolving credit by 200 million euros

Leonardo Helicopter reduces revolving credit by 200 million euros

🕔14:42, 16.Feb 2018

In response to its reduced liquidity needs, Leonardo Helicopters has signed a new revolving credit facility through a pool of 26 banks and bookrunners. The new agreement provides Leonardo with a facility of €1.8 billion against an earlier €2 billion.

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Era Group Celebrates 70 Years of Service

Era Group Celebrates 70 Years of Service

🕔09:49, 16.Feb 2018

Era Group Inc., one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport operator in the United States, is pleased to commence a year-long celebration of 70 years of service beginning in 1948. Era’s founder,

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Bruno Even Appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Bruno Even Appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

🕔17:20, 15.Feb 2018

Amsterdam, 14 February 2018 – Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive

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TRAXXALL announces Heliservicio as new client

TRAXXALL announces Heliservicio as new client

🕔11:40, 15.Feb 2018

Aircraft maintenance and tracking company TRAXXALL has announced Mexican oil and gas operator Heliservicio as its latest client. TRAXXALL will provide maintenance tracking for Heliservicio’s fleet of 22 Bell 412Eps and 429 intermediate helicopters. Heliservicio started an assessment of available

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Leonardo drops UH-72A legal battle

Leonardo drops UH-72A legal battle

🕔14:26, 14.Feb 2018

Leonardo Helicopters is no longer pursuing its legal action against the US Army for the purchase of further UH-72As, allowing the Army to go ahead with ordering 16 additional UH-72A Lakota rotorcraft In 2016, the lower Court of Federal Claims

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Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

🕔13:42, 14.Feb 2018

Digital helicopter-booking platform Voom has joined Airbus Helicopters as an exclusive on-demand service. Voom was first launched in April 2017 as part of the Airbus’s A^3 programme – its Silicon Valley project that invests in visionary aerospace entrepreneurs – providing

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LCI closes $55 million capital markets loan

LCI closes $55 million capital markets loan

🕔16:23, 13.Feb 2018

Lease Corporation International (LCI) has closed its first capital markets financing with a $55 million five-year loan. CIT Group and Prudential Capital Group led the issue. The helicopter lessor will use the cash to buy six new Leonardo AW139 and

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