FB Heliservices wins contract with Albania
Cobham Aviation Services
joint venture FB Heliservices has been awarded a two year contract to provide
helicopter flying training to the Albanian Ministry of Defence. FB Heliservices
will provide a series of courses to train 12 Albanian Air Force pilots and another four in SAR
Training will be delivered
on a combination of the FB Heliservices Agusta A109 and Bell 412 aircraft. The courses will take
place over the period of July 2012 to June 2014.
This contract is the first
between the Albanian Ministry of Defence and a British company.
“I am delighted that FB
Heliservices has been awarded this contract and in particular that this is the
first contract of its kind awarded to a UK Company,” said FB Heliservices
managing director Peter Richardson.
Richardson continued ” FB
Heliservices has a very strong track record of delivering helicopter pilot
training services to military customers around the world and we look forward to
working with the Albanian Ministry of Defence to provide the training to their
pilots in order for them to successfully move on to their new Cougar