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Mecaer Aviation’s MAGnificent interior of Bell 429

Mecaer Aviation’s MAGnificent interior of Bell 429 was quite a star at EBACE 2019.The aircraft is building momentum in the region with 7 recent sales to corporate customers in Germany, Greece, the Ukraine and Russia.  “The Bell 429 continues to increase its footprint in Europe with about a quarter of the global fleet being operated right here on this continent,” said...

ACH145 on super yacht, the comfort to reach everywhere you need

Helicopter on a super yachts , the ultimate luxury or ultimate comfort.​ An existing private customer of ACH,  a highly experienced user of Airbus Helicopters, received the first of two ACH145. This is the first step in a fleet renewal programme, two aircraft will be primarily flown from super yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions.  Isle of Man-...

Deeper knowledge - Charlotte Pedersen on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance

We've already wrote about the Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance. As we are curious to find out much more and in details, we had to ask Charlotte Pedersen to reveal us some "inside information". So let's find out together..... Q.       Recently launched Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance – in your opinion, most important...

New heliports in London, benefits of helicopters & VTOL aircraft

Robert Walters, London Biggin Hill Airport business development director, has given evidence at City Hall regarding the emerging London Plan Policy for Aviation, particularly Policy T8, point J, which seeks to stop the building of new heliports in the capital and aims to take steps to reduce the number of helicopters flying over London. It is our belief that this policy will harm London&rs...

New Helicopter Service from BLADE Now Includes All NYC Area Airports

One month ago BLADE launched helicopter flights Manhattan and John F. Kennedy Airport. Now, the expansion ot its service - including LaGuardia Airport  and Newark Liberty International Airport.At this moment, BLADE’s service is the largest Urban Air Mobility initiative in the United States and will further advance the company’s mission of enhancing the rea...

Maintenance center for Ansat helicopters to open in Mexico in 2020

The Mexican company Craft Avia Center in cooperation with the Russian Helicopters holding company is planning to open a technical maintenance center for Ansat type civilian helicopters in the city of Guadalajara. “The creation of a maintenance center for Ansat type helicopters in the Mexican city of Guadalajara is in active stage. The project is being implemented by Craft Avia Center...

China’s first Airbus H215 helicopter delivered to SGGAC

A heavy twin-engine Airbus H215 helicopter has been delivered to China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC). The company became the launch customer for the H215 in China.  A subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the world’s largest utility company, SGGAC performs aerial construction and maintenance work along China’s network of...

First two AW139 helicopters delivered to Italy’s National Fire Corps

Another major step forward forward made to strengthen the collaboration between Leonardo and the Italian National Fire Corps - the delivery of the first two AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters! The event, celebrated during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Vergiate facility in the presence of Government representatives and local authorities. The introductio...

RUAG STC integrates customized avionics and night vision capabilities for two new Airbus Helicopters H125

RUAG has designed, developed and integrated a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) featuring Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) for the new Airbus Helicopters, Inc. H125. RUAG realized the STC on behalf of customers Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) and Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB). Approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the STC is spe...

Australia’s ARH Tiger support contract extension signed

Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract extension signed between the Australian Department of Defence and Airbus Helicopters. Airbus Australia Pacific Managing Director Andrew Mathewson said that the five-year, TLS contract extension reflected the current standing of the Tiger in Australia.  “Airbus is commi...

VRT500 mockup presented by Russian Helicopters at Milan Design Week

Fuorisalone exhibition, a part of Milan Design Week, hld last week, gave the possibility to see a mockup of the light multi-purpose helicopter VRT500.  The helicopter model was presented by VR-Technologies at the exhibition of ItalDesign, which was one of the developer companies of VRT500. Currently specialists of Russian Helicopters are developing the design documentatio...

Latest newcomer to join the team - PhilJets became part of Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance

Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance is growing fast, this time PhilJets is the latest newcomer to join the team. The integration of Philippines-based helicopter charter operator will give members with VIP helicopter charter access in the Asia-Pacific region, to compliment Alliance’s existing global capabilities in the US, Europe and Africa. Chairman, PhilJe...