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Rostec Suggests Using Automobile Leasing Scheme to Renew Russian Helicopter Fleet

Rostec has suggested implementing the Government's idea to replace helicopters older than 25 years in Russia based on the leasing scheme. The measures can be supported by the state program facilitating purchase of new aircraft for air carriers. The suggestion was announced by Director of the Aviation Cluster of the state corporation Anatoly Serdyukov. The Russian fleet of civilian helicopte...

Airbus Corporate Helicopters Displays New ACH135 Helionix at Monaco Yacht Show for the First Time

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) Airbus’ dedicated private and business helicopter entity, will display the company’s new ACH135 Helionix for the first time on the rooftop of the Monaco Yacht Club during the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show.  Fitted with the company’s in-house ACH Lineinterior configuration, the updated, Helionix-equipped provides a technolo...

Royal Thai Air Force expands fleet with additional H225M order

New purchase brings RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021. Specially equipped with emergency flotation...

Teamwork of the future

Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) multiplies the capabilities of helicopters and unmanned aerial systems. By controlling drones from the air, military and parapublic crews can explore tough-to-access areas and significantly expand observational capacities. A sailor is missing at sea. Search and rescue has been scrambled, but details on the sailor’s location are thin. The clock is ticking an...

Luxaviation Helicopters owned Starspeed Ltd celebrates 40 years of successful helicopter operations

Starspeed Ltd., the oldest and most trusted corporate and VIP helicopter management, charter and training companies in Europe, part of Luxaviation Helicopters, celebrates 40 years of successful helicopter operations this Thursday in Fairoaks. Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, acquired Starspeed Ltd., the global helicopter management, charter and training company in Septemb...

Get Heli brings charter helicopter booking into 21st century

Get Heli, an exciting new business-to-business (B2B) marketplace that connects helicopter charter brokers and charter operators for easier, faster, and better transactions, has opened pre-registration in preparation for its official launch. The platform introduces the speed and efficiency of online communication and e-commerce to the charter helicopter business while still respecting the bespoke n...

Milestone Aviation and Airbus to provide five H145 helicopters to Aramco

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a GECAS company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Airbus Helicopters announced today they will provide five H145s to Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise. The five aircraft are sourced from Milestone’s orderbook with Airbus and are expe...

Airbus-sponsored Ang’elles earn their “wings”

The all-women parachuting team has proven its capabilities in international competitions A world-class parachuting squad requires many of the same qualities that have driven Airbus’ success around the globe: precision, focus and a great team spirit. This is according to Pascale Dumarcet, who is perfectly-positioned to compare the two activities: she’s a design office engineer wor...

Farnborough International to provide new home for Helitech International

After three years at London's ExCeL, Helitech International - Europe's largest event for the rotorcraft industry - has announced that the 2019 edition of the show will move to Farnborough International's recently launched permanent structure for exhibitions. The purpose built 12,500sqm multi-functional venue - which is 35 mins by train from London Water...

DRF flies 20,330 air ambulance rescue missions from January to June in 2018 alone

In the first half of 2018, DRF Luftrettung (German Air Rescue) was called out 20,330 times compared to 19,558 times in the first half of 2017. DRF Luftrettung operates 31 HEMS bases in Germany and Austria. The crews of its modern helicopters are on stand-by daily to react to rapid emergency rescue operations and urgent transportation needs of intensive care patients between clinics as necessary. A...

Rotortrade partners with Indocopters (Vectra Group) in India

7th of September 2018, Heli-Power India Airshow, New Delhi – Rotortrade and Indocopters (Vectra Group) announce the signing of a Network Partnership Agreement to offer nose to tail pre-owned helicopter sales, retrofit and support solutions in India. Rotortrade a leading international helicopter dealer and distributor with 6 offices around the world and Indocopters the largest specialist h...

Dubai HeliShow 2018 partners with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority to fuel growth of helicopter industry

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, the Royal Pavilion at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South will host the Dubai HeliShow 2018, from November 6 to 8, 2018. The event which is held every two years, is supported by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), as a strategic partner of this inte...