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Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

🕔11:32, 18.Oct 2017

Leonardo has grown its market share in the Japanese helicopter market by securing orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in firefighting configuration. Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the Japanese distributor for the AW169 and AW139 types, signed contracts with the

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Waypoint Leasing receives innovation award in China

Waypoint Leasing receives innovation award in China

🕔11:27, 18.Oct 2017

Waypoint Leasing has received a structured innovation award for its new leasing platform in the Tianjin Free Trade Zone in China. The Irish leasing company was the first helicopter lessor to establish a special purpose vehicle (SPV) in China. It

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Leonardo sells three AW169s to STAR Flight

Leonardo sells three AW169s to STAR Flight

🕔12:38, 17.Oct 2017

Leonardo has signed a contract for three AW169 helicopters for its STAR Flight programme in Travis County, Texas, as the county-based EMS upgrades its fleet. The announcement was made during the Air Medical Transport Conference in Fort Worth. Travis County

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Milestone supports Heligo Charters in India

Milestone supports Heligo Charters in India

🕔12:34, 17.Oct 2017

Milestone Aviation Group has delivered a Leonardo AW139 to Heligo Charters in India. The delivery marks the fifth helicopter leased to Heligo in 2017, increasing the Mumbai-based operator’s fleet and enabling expansion of both on- and offshore services. Milestone began

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Bell Helicopter at Helitech

Bell Helicopter at Helitech

🕔12:31, 17.Oct 2017

Bell Helicopter recently attended Helitech 2017 in London and made some announcements during the show. Swiss operator Air Zermatt selected the Bell 429 for its HEMS operations. The aircraft will be configured to support Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and

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Milestone leases two AW169s to Alidaunia for HEMS

Milestone leases two AW169s to Alidaunia for HEMS

🕔12:23, 10.Oct 2017

Milestone Aviation Group has entered into an agreement to lease two AW169 helicopters to Alidaunia of Italy, to support its emergency medical services (HEMS) in Italy. Alidaunia has provided HEMS services in Italy for more than 20 years. One of

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Milestone Aviation Group leases two Bell 412SPs to FAASA of Spain

Milestone Aviation Group leases two Bell 412SPs to FAASA of Spain

🕔11:50, 6.Oct 2017

Milestone Aviation Group has agreed to lease two Bell 412SP helicopters to FAASA Aviacion S.A., to support the Spanish company’s expanded firefighting services. The two helicopters, owned by Milestone, were previously on lease to a Brazilian operator and used in

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Leonardo Helicopters has new managing director and Unifly AW169 order

Leonardo Helicopters has new managing director and Unifly AW169 order

🕔14:29, 5.Oct 2017

Leonardo Helicopters introduced its new managing director Gian Piero Cutillo on the opening day of Helitech 2017 in London. Gian Piero Cutillo takes over immediately and was introduced during the AW189K variant launch. Cutillo was most recently chief financial officer

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Able Aerospace Services adds Bell 429 to repair capabilities

Able Aerospace Services adds Bell 429 to repair capabilities

🕔11:47, 11.Sep 2017

Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation, has shown its commitment to “working at the speed of the customer” by adding repair and overhaul services for the Bell 429 to its menu. The helicopter is used by emergency medical

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Virginia Beach Police orders an MD 530F

Virginia Beach Police orders an MD 530F

🕔11:49, 4.Sep 2017

The Virginia Beach Police Department’s aviation unit has ordered a new MD 530F helicopter. This will be the first MD Helicopters aircraft to join the VBPD since its helicopter operations unit was established. Andy Pillado, vice president, commercial and military

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