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Airbus Helicopters delivers first H145M to Luxembourg

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions to the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Together with the helicopters, Airbus also provides a training and support package to its customer. The delivery of the second helicopter is scheduled before the end of the year. The delivered H145M is the first H145 in Luxembourg....

The launch of Mi-38 on international market at Dubai Airshow 2019

The first foreign presentation of its newest Mi-38 civilian helicopter will take place during Dubai Airshow 2019! The rotorcraft featuring a luxury cabin will be showcased at the static exposition, and will also take part in the flight program. Cutting-edge technical solutions in the field of safety and comfort were used in the development of the helicopter interior. The engines of Mi-38...

WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine strengthened

Safran and Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) have signed a memorandum of agreement to strengthen their industrial cooperation on the WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine. This agreement was signed in Beijing by Alexandre Ziegler, Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs, and AECC Chairman Cao Jianguo, during French President Emmanuel Macron's State Visit...

VIP helicopter charter company debuts at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

A debut of Luxaviation Helicopters ... sounds strange? However it is true - this is the first time for the company at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Charlotte Pedersen, CEO, Luxaviation Helicopters, says: “Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show provides an excellent opportunity for us to discuss with new and existing customers how we can support them in combining their yacht ex...

HCare Smart contract for Air Center Helicopters Airbus H225 fleet

Air Center Helicopters has signed a set of HCare Smart parts-by-the-hour contracts for 10 of its Airbus H225 helicopters. These aircraft are currently in operation with the U.S. Armed Forces for passenger transport, Special Operations Forces training, vertical replenishment and casualty evacuation missions. The HCare Smart contracts cover a three-year period and have been customized t...

First NH90 Sea Lion delivered to the German Armed Forces

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), with a further two to be delivered by the end of the year. In total, 18 Sea Lions have been ordered for the German Navy, with deliveries expected to be completed in 2022. The selection of the Sea Lion as...

A Helicopter From a Printer: Russian Scientists "Print" a Large-sized Case of a Helicopter Engine for the First Time

 The internal engine body of the Russian helicopter VK-2500, completely created by the method of selective laser melting, is presented at the stand of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation at the Open Innovations forum in Skolkovo. The use of additive technologies for engine manufacturing has reduced the manufacturing time to 14 days. Developers...

Mi-35P and Ansat helicopters to be presented at Russia-Africa Economic Forum

During Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi on October 23-24, 2019, Russian Helicopters showcases a modernized Mi-35P attack helicopter, a corporate version of the civilian multipurpose Ansat helicopter and a mobile service center for overhaul of Mi-8/17 helicopters. "Over 900 helicopters made by Russian Helicopters' enterprises are registered in African countries. This is...

Helicopters disembark in Dubai

The Dubai Airshow will bring together key players from all aspects of the aerospace industry, including the world’s leading helicopter companies. When the show opens on 17 November 2019, trade attendees can expect to see offerings from this year’s platinum event sponsor, the Helicopter Company, alongside Bell, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company), Leonardo, the Russian Helicopter...

Important agreement: Hawaii Life Flight & Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital and Hawaii Life Flight have renewed their five-year preferred provider agreement. The agreement confirms the hospital will call Hawaii Life Flight first for all air medical patient transports within the scope of the air medical provider's services. "Hawaii Life Flight is honored to partner with Kona Community Hospital to serve the needs of its patients and the K...

Leonardo promotes its helicopters and defence electronics at Seoul ADEX 2019

Leonardo is promoting new solutions aiming to meet the Country’s demanding requirements for technology and industry cooperation. The Company’s AW159 already provides world-class technology to the RoK Navy and the helicopter is the ideal solution for the service’s ongoing requirement of 12 units to provide antisubmarine (ASW) and anti-surface (ASuW) cap...

South Korea goes for the modernization of Ka-32 helicopter fleet

Rostec State Corporation will offer its partners from South Korea the modernization of Ka-32 multipurpose helicopter fleet. The program for upgrading this type of helicopters will be presented at Seoul ADEX 2019 (Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019) on the exposition of Russian Helicopters' official dealer RH Focus Corp. The producer suggests that avionics, engines and a...