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CHC introduces AW189 to Australian market

CHC introduces AW189 to Australian market

🕔13:09, 7.Nov 2017

Canadian operator CHC Group will be the first to introduce the AgustaWestland AW189 super medium to Australia, placing three helicopters in the country to support Woodside’s offshore transport operations. The three AW189s will provide passenger flights for the energy firm’s

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Volocopter adds btov as new investor

Volocopter adds btov as new investor

🕔17:37, 6.Nov 2017

European venture capital firm btov is investing in Volocopter, the start-up electric multicopter company. It joins car company Daimler, Intel Capital and technology investor Lukasz Gadowski in the round that was first announced in August at Eu25 million. Volocopter is

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StandardAero acquires Vector Aerospace

StandardAero acquires Vector Aerospace

🕔15:48, 6.Nov 2017

StandardAero has finalised the purchase of Vector Aerospace from Airbus. The merger will become one of the largest global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firms in the world. Airbus put Vector, an MRO subsidiary and helicopter lessor, up for sale

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Air Evac Lifeteam signs renewal contract with Able Aerospace Services

Air Evac Lifeteam signs renewal contract with Able Aerospace Services

🕔13:32, 6.Nov 2017

Able Aerospace Services has signed a long-term contract renewal with Air Evac Lifeteam, part of Air Medical Group Holdings. The contract designates Able as the exclusive service provider for dynamic component repair and overhaul services for Air Evac Lifeteam’s fleet of 128

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HNZ Group agrees to be acquired by CEO and sell offshore operations to PHI

HNZ Group agrees to be acquired by CEO and sell offshore operations to PHI

🕔12:55, 2.Nov 2017

HNZ Group is proposing to sell all of its outstanding shares to Don Wall, its president and CEO, for $188.8 million. Louisana-based operator PHI would buy HNZ’s Pacific offshore business from Wall as part of the agreement. Subject to final

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Palm Beach Helicopters launches new concept for tourism industry

Palm Beach Helicopters launches new concept for tourism industry

🕔13:01, 1.Nov 2017

Palm Beach Helicopters is launching a new concept that will, it claims, transform the helicopter tourism industry. Heli Harbor is a unique water-based helipad that combines a helicopter flight and a boating experience for those living near or have water access. Heli

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Lobo Leasing signs agreement with Costa do Sol Taxi Aero

Lobo Leasing signs agreement with Costa do Sol Taxi Aero

🕔13:01, 1.Nov 2017

Lobo Leasing has signed a helicopter leasing transaction with Brazilian helicopter services company Costa do Sol Taxi Aero. The companies have signed an operating lease for one offshore configured Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopter. This follows a previous lease agreement completed earlier

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Prabhu Helicopter takes delivery of third Robinson R66 helicopter

Prabhu Helicopter takes delivery of third Robinson R66 helicopter

🕔13:03, 30.Oct 2017

Prabhu Helicopter, based in Pokhara, Nepal, has taken delivery of its third new Robinson R66 helicopter. The company now has a Robinson R44 Raven II and three R66 helicopters in its fleet. The new helicopter arrived on 5th October, equipped

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Honeywell’s new satellite communications system certified by FAA

Honeywell’s new satellite communications system certified by FAA

🕔13:45, 27.Oct 2017

Honeywell’s new helicopter communications system, the Aspire 200, has been certified by the FAA for use on the Airbus AS350 and Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk. The Federal Aviation Administration awarded Honeywell a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the new Aspire 200 satellite communications

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Queensland Government extends AW139 order

Queensland Government extends AW139 order

🕔13:03, 25.Oct 2017

The Government of Queensland has signed an order for two additional AgustaWestland 139s, extending a previous order. The three aircraft are expected to enter service by December 2018 and will perform emergency medical services (EMS) and Search and rescue (SAR)

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