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NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

Aberdeen – May 31st, 2018 – The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Nautical Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cairn Energy LTD, to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming drilling project at the Ekland Field.

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Airbus Aerial looking beyond line of site

Airbus Aerial looking beyond line of site

Airbus’s drone-services subsidiary Airbus Aerial will be working with the FAA to develop ‘beyond visible line of sight’ technologies. The FAA’s unmanned aircraft integration program (IPP), spread over three years, has been developed by the FAA to advance drone regulation

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Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments are back up for the first quarter of 2018 after last year’s deliveries slump. The number of helicopters sent for delivery so far this year is the highest since 2014, reaching 219 total shipments. This is a 17.1%

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Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s AirCare, a hospital-based air medical program, is the newest member of the Metro Aviation family, joining other North Carolina Metro Aviation programs Vidant EastCare and Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA). In a matter of six

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Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation recently delivered a completed Airbus H125 to the Government of Jujuy Province in Argentina. The multi-mission aircraft will be utilized for firefighting, air medical transportation and various civil patrol and ground support activities. Jujuy’s H125 is equipped with a

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Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

Airbus is offering to set up a new manufacturing base in India if the Indian Navy chooses the Airbus AS565 Panther for its new multi-mission helicopter tender. India is upping its defence spending as part of a military modernisation drive.

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50th anniversary of the trademark Fenestron

50th anniversary of the trademark Fenestron

On the 12th of April 1968, the first Fenestron, invented by Paul Fabre and René Mouille, took to the skies on the second prototype of the Gazelle. It has since become emblematic of Sud Aviation, Aerospatiale, Eurocopter and now Airbus helicopters

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Voom – a year on

Voom – a year on

Airbus’s on-demand helicopter booking service Voom has revealed key highlights from its first year of operations. Since launching its service in São Paulo last year, Voom has expanded into Mexico City and claims to have saved customers more than 10,300

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Trade Wars: Aircraft on the line

Trade Wars: Aircraft on the line

The pot-shots that US and China have been taking at each other with plans of heavy new import tariffs can take us in one of two directly opposite directions – an all-out calamitous trade war or frank negotiations that allow

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Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

Airbus will finally start delivering on a 16 UH-72A Lakota order with the US Army after rival manufacturer Leonardo dropped a lawsuit that had delayed the order for two years in February. The French manufacturer signed the $116 million contract

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