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Honeywell tests HSD-400 transceiver

Honeywell tests HSD-400 transceiver

Honeywell have installed the HSD-400 voice and high-speed data transceiver on an in-service UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-53 Stallion. The system uses new high-data rate services from Inmarsat to deliver Wi-Fi whilst eliminating signal interference from the rotor blades. The

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FBO RIGA expands to include helicopter charters

FBO RIGA expands to include helicopter charters

FBO RIGA has expanded its service portfolio to offer helicopter transfers for its business aviation customers. The new helicopter charter service has been created in partnership with GM Helicopters. GM Helicopters’ fleet includes an Agusta AW109SP, Airbus H125 and Cabri

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Interview: Speaking with Flyt at EBACE 2018

Interview: Speaking with Flyt at EBACE 2018

FLYT has made a name for itself in the helicopter industry in a short period of time. Having launched it’s digital helicopter booking platform in April, the service correlates price quotes and available flights from a number of UK operators,

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Jeremy Akel joins Milestone

Jeremy Akel joins Milestone

Jeremy Akel has been appointed as the executive vice president of commercial aviation at Milestone after leaving Bristow in 2016. Mr Akel will take up the new position on 2 July 2018 and will be relocating to Dublin, Ireland in

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EBACE Interview: Philip Queffelec on buyer trends and Switzerland’s helicotper market

EBACE Interview: Philip Queffelec on buyer trends and Switzerland’s helicotper market

Philip G Queffelec loves helicopters. That’s immediately apparent to anyone who talks to him. Whilst one of the company he chairs, Sparfell & Partners, sells both fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, he is himself a helicopter pilot – owning his own

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EBACE Interview: Charlotte Pedersen on the VIP market and working together

EBACE Interview: Charlotte Pedersen on the VIP market and working together

Luxaviation is among of the world’s largest VIP and VVIP aircraft-operating and servicing companies. It provides charter, sales, management to business jet customers around the world. In February 2016, the company setup a helicopter division, which has since grown, and

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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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Enstrom announces leadership changes

Enstrom announces leadership changes

Tracy Biegler will be stepping down as CEO and president of Michigan design and manufacturing firm Enstrom Helicopter – with Matthew Francour succeeding him as interim CEO. Mr Biegler will be leaving the company on a high note, having secured

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Waypoint Leasing: New Horizons

Waypoint Leasing: New Horizons

Waypoint, the world’s largest independent helicopter lessor, recently celebrated its five-year anniversary, having weathered one of the worst downturns in the history of the helicopter market and come out the other side with an air of cautious optimism. Waypoint is

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Milestone completes purchase and leaseback for four S-92s

Milestone completes purchase and leaseback for four S-92s

Milestone has purchased four Sikorsky S-92s which it will lease back to the seller. This brings the GE-owned lessor’s fleet of S-92s to 95 – more than a third of the S-92s currently on the market. Daniel Rosenthal, Milestone president

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