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Mitsui Bussan Aerospace of Japan signs four helicopter contract

Mitsui Bussan Aerospace of Japan signs four helicopter contract

Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor in Japan for the AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopter models, recently announced a contract for four additional aircraft during an official ceremony held at the Japan Aerospace 2018 exhibition. This contract further

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Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

Leonardo partners with SACC to open Japanese MRO base

Italian helicopter maker Leonardo is partnering with Shizuoka Air Commuter Corporation (SACC) to setup a maintenance repair, and overhaul (MRO) base at Mount Fuji Shizuoka Airport for Leonardo helicopters. The base will support two Leonardo helicopter models, the AW109 and

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Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

Leonardo adds firefighting helicopters to Japan

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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Japan extends five year H225 performance logistics with Airbus Helicopter

Japan extends five year H225 performance logistics with Airbus Helicopter

Airbus Helicopters in Japan has secured a contract extension with Japan’s Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA), to provide performance-based logistics for its H225 fleet over the next five years. “We are delighted with the contract renewal by ATLA, our

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EuroTec places first Japanese Bell 407GXP order

EuroTec places first Japanese Bell 407GXP order

EuroTec, a leading Japanese helicopter support and services company, has signed a deal that will see the first Bell 407GXP enter the country. “We are thrilled to be the first in Japan to sign for the Bell 407GXP,” said Masaki

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace celebrates 50 AW139 helicopters for Japan

Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace celebrates 50 AW139 helicopters for Japan

Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace of Japan celebrated at the Farnborough Air Show 2016 the delivery of the 50th AgustaWestland AW139 to Japan. Leonardo is the market leader in Japan in the twin-engine market thanks to the success of the

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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X makes Japanese debut

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X makes Japanese debut

Bell Helicopter unveiled the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo on June 7, 2016. This is the first time the Bell 505 has been on display in Japan and marks the beginning of a four-month

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Kawasaki delivers first two EC145s to Japanese National Police

Kawasaki delivers first two EC145s to Japanese National Police

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered two EC145 helicopters to the National Police Agency in its native Japan. These will be the first EC145s to be used by the National Police Agency, and are replacements of existing helicopters deployed by the

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Japan Coast Guard orders H225 for fleet renewal

Japan Coast Guard orders H225 for fleet renewal

The Japan Coast Guard has ordered an additional H225 helicopter, the delivery of which will take their fleet to six, although it is not expected until the end of 2018. Airbus describe this as part of the fleet renewal program

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Heli-Expo – Aichi Prefecture order firefighting Bell 412EPI

Heli-Expo – Aichi Prefecture order firefighting Bell 412EPI

Aichi Prefecture in Japan has ordered a Bell 412EPI. The aircraft will be used for firefighting missions and disaster relief. “The selection of the Bell 412EPI will enhance Aichi’s capability and help ensure the safety and security of citizens throughout

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