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RUAG achieves Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter MRO approvals with reassembly capabilities

RUAG achieves Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter MRO approvals with reassembly capabilities

Emmen, Switzerland, 6 June 2018 – RUAG Aviation is named as one of the first helicopter services providers in Europe to earn OEM approvals for MRO on the new Bell Helicopter 505 (JRX). RUAG also holds reassembly capabilities. Fully qualified

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Milestone Aviation completes purchase and leaseback of four S-92 helicopters

Milestone Aviation completes purchase and leaseback of four S-92 helicopters

Dublin, Ireland, May 31, 2018 – Milestone Aviation Group Limited, a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has completed the purchase and lease back of four S-92 aircraft. The acquisition

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Med-Trans opens new AeroCare VIII helicopter base in Plainview, Texas

Med-Trans opens new AeroCare VIII helicopter base in Plainview, Texas

Denton, Texas, May 21, 2018 – Leading air medical transport company Med-Trans Corporation has opened a new AeroCare medical helicopter base in Plainview, Texas, joining a ground ambulance already operating there. A medically-equipped Bell 407 helicopter is now available at

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StandardAero announces agreement with Reignwood Star Aviation to provide Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engine support

StandardAero announces agreement with Reignwood Star Aviation to provide Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engine support

Scottsdale, Ariz.– May 16, 2018 – StandardAero recently signed an agreement with Beijing Reignwood Star General Aviation Company Limited to provide support to its fleet of Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines powering the company’s Bell 407GX, 206L4, 206B3 and Robinson

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First Bell 505 delivered to Mexico

First Bell 505 delivered to Mexico

Bell has delivered its first 505 Jet Ranger to Mexico. The new helicopter will be operated by tour agency Redwings (Helitour) to support tourism and executive transportation. Mr Bernardo Moreno, CEO Redwings, said: “The Bell 505 works for us because

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EASA re-elects Patrick Ky as its executive director

EASA re-elects Patrick Ky as its executive director

The Management Board of the European Aviation Safety Agency announces the re-election by a unanimous vote of Patrick Ky (50) as the Agency’s Executive Director for a second term of 5 years. Patrick Ky declared: “It is an honour and

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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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Second Bell 505 Jet Ranger X In New Zealand

Second Bell 505 Jet Ranger X In New Zealand

Last month one of Oceania Aviation’s long-time clients flew away in their brand new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and the second to enter the New Zealand aircraft registry. Their North Shore team who have looked after Mark and Annette’s trusty

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Russian Helicopters delivered the first Ansat helicopter in medical configuration

Russian Helicopters delivered the first Ansat helicopter in medical configuration

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) delivered the first Ansat helicopter in medical configuration in 2018 under the contract with State Transport Leasing Company (STLC).  The rotorcraft was delivered to Russian Helicopter Systems. This year STLC will

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First show of the new Russian light helicopter to take place at HeliRussia 2018

First show of the new Russian light helicopter to take place at HeliRussia 2018

HeliRussia expo is an annual place for new helicopter industry developments’ demonstration. The event of this year will not be an exception: one of the interesting exhibits is a new light single-engine helicopter Kasataka. It is developed by the Russian

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