In the News

JULY

Boeing delivers Canada’s first CH-147F Chinook Helicopter

Boeing has delivered the first of 15 new CH-147F Chinook helicopters to the Royal Canadian Air Force, making Canada the operator of one of the most capable Chinook variants delivered to the global market. The aircraft’s features include a modernised airframe with a long-range fuel system, upgraded electrical system, fully integrated Common Avionics Architecture System […]

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JULY

Russia Exports Helicopters to Iraq

  Russia will supply over 10 fully armed and equipped Mi-28NE Night Hunter attack helicopters to Iraq under a multi-billion dollar agreement, a representative of the country’s state arms exporter told RIA Novosti. Russia and Iraq signed a $4.3 billion agreement on cooperation in the defense and technology sector last year, and this is the […]

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JUNE

New Robinson Helicopter Service Center and Dealership

Peachtree City, GA based Precision Aviation Services (PAS), a Precision Aviation Group Company (PAG) has announced that it has been named a Robinson Helicopter Dealer and Service Center. PAS, formerly Gardner Aviation Services (GAS) is actively selling R22, R44 and R66 model Robinson Helicopters through its facility located at Falcon Field at the Atlanta Regional […]

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JUNE

Six persons assisted by The Armed Forces of Malta

The Armed Forces of Malta’s Operations Center was informed yesterday at around 11:20 a.m., that at Ghar Lapsi, five divers were in difficulty and required the assistance of the AFM. Due to the rough sea, the divers were trapped under the cliffs close to a cave and after repeated attempts were unable to return back […]

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JUNE

Biggest ever helicopter based operation in Uttarakhand

Indian Air Force has launched its biggest ever helicopter based rescue operation to provide succour to the stranded people in flood and rain-hit Uttarakhand, a top IAF commander said. “This is the biggest ever helicopter based operation the IAF has launched in its history. Close to 30 choppers are making sorties day in and day […]

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JUNE

Sagita presents its Sherpa mockup

A Belgian company called Sagita earned attention at this year’s Paris Air Show with its Sherpa mockup, a two-seat, 575-pound helicopter turning counter-rotating blades driven by a compressor system. The compressor is driven by a 130-hp powerplant. It takes air in at the rear of the fuselage and then splits its output, sending some air […]

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JUNE

Afghanistan’s first woman of the skies

Col Latifa Nabizada, the first female pilot in the Afghan air force, has battled prejudice, the Taliban and personal tragedy – but her ambitions for her young daughter soar even higher. Latifa Nabizada often shares her cockpit with her daughter – “She has grown up in a helicopter,” she says As soon as they finished school, […]

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JUNE

Helipartner Thailand orders 10 AS350 B3e

Helipartner Thailand launches its leasing activity with an order for 10 Eurocopter AS350 B3e helicopters. The acquisition of 10 Eurocopter enhanced high-performance AS350 B3e helicopters by Helipartner Thailand responds to increased demand for high-performance utility helicopters across ASEAN countries in support of aerial work operations and the management of natural resources. “After our first AS350 […]

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JUNE

International Corporate Jet and Helicopter Finance Conferences 2014

The dates are announced for London Corporate Jet & Helicopter Finance Conferences. It will be held at The Royal Garden Hotel, from February 10th to February 12th, 2014. The London Conference is one of three Corporate Jet and Helicopter Finance Conferences.                   For more information, visit the […]

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