FB Heliservices wins Dutch contract

FB Heliservices, the joint
venture between Cobham and Bristow Helicopters, has won a €45m contract from
the Netherlands Ministry of Defence.

The 8 year contract will provide helicopter air reconnaissance to the Dutch
Caribbean Coastguard. FB Heliservices will provide two AgustaWestland AW139
helicopters equipped to provide air reconnaissance and search and rescue to the
islands. FB Heliservices will provide the aircrew and maintenance services to
fully support the operation.

The AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters will begin the contract in 2012.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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