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Commercial US drone market to grow to four times its present size by 2022.

Commercial US drone market to grow to four times its present size by 2022.

The FAA expects America’s commercial drone fleet to be the largest growing drone market over the next few years, growing to at least four times its present size over the next five years – with more than 450,000 drones in

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Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

The whole concept of orders being announced at airshows is ridiculous. Any multiple order involves hours of negotiations and pouring over contracts. Customers have not just popped into the booth and signed a piece of paper. But whilst they do

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Heli Expo 2018: Droning on about regulations

Heli Expo 2018: Droning on about regulations

In case anyone missed it, drones were among the biggest new trends of 2017. Three of the largest helicopter OEMs are investing in drones and people are coming up with new uses for the new rotary aircraft left and right.

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Kopter announces order of two Units from Safomar Aviation of South Africa

Kopter announces order of two Units from Safomar Aviation of South Africa

February 28, 2018 – On Day 2 of HeliExpo 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kopter Group AG announced that Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa has signed an order of two (2) units of the SH09 single turbine helicopter.

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Kopter signed with Rainier International Inc. for 10 SH09

Kopter signed with Rainier International Inc. for 10 SH09

February 27 2018 – Kopter Group signed a memorandum of Agreement with Rainier International Inc, a subsidiary of Elling Halverson Inc, for the purchase of five (5) SH09 helicopters with options for as many as five (5) additional aircraft for

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Eastern Atlantic of England awarded Enstrom Dealer of the Year 2018

Eastern Atlantic of England awarded Enstrom Dealer of the Year 2018

The Enstrom Dealer of the Year award was given out at the Enstrom Sales meeting at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas this week. The award was given to Eastern Atlantic of England. Eastern Atlantic was founded by Simon Oliphant-Hope and has been

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Leonardo celebrates helicopter orders at Heli-Expo 2018 of nearly 140 million euro

Leonardo celebrates helicopter orders at Heli-Expo 2018 of nearly 140 million euro

Rome, 1 March 2018 – Leonardo announced further combined orders for helicopters at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas today for a total of 17 aircraft valued at almost 140 million euro for several customers in various countries and for a range

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Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

Babcock to operate the first fleet of H160s

Las Vegas, 1 March 2018 – Babcock is set to become the global launch customer for the H160 after signing a five year frame agreement for the purchase of a fleet of H160s. The fleet of H160s is destined for

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H160 sets off on a North American demo tour

H160 sets off on a North American demo tour

As Heli-Expo draws to a close, the Las Vegas experience for the H160 is about to take off as the aircraft is set to perform a North American demo tour starting in Las Vegas. The second H160 prototype will offer

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Chinese fleet grows stronger with orders for additional 26 helicopters worth in excess of 120 million euro

Chinese fleet grows stronger with orders for additional 26 helicopters worth in excess of 120 million euro

Leonardo announced today that Sino-US Intercontinental Helicopter Investment (Sino-US) of China has signed contracts for additional 26 helicopters, including 7 AW119Kx single engine, 15 AW109 Trekker light twins and 4 AW139 intermediate twins with deliveries expected to start this year

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