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Future with Bell - STEP for Students

Future of aviation? Where from you have high qualified professionals to assure the next generation of aviators? Each manufacturer has to act today in order to have these professionals of tommorow on board. Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit t...

VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board

We've already reported some news from MAKS 2019 regarding  New VRT-500. Here some more great news - VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board! Liebherr-Aerospace has signed at the 16th MAKS Airshow an agreement with VR-Technologies, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, to be the supplier of the environmental control system for their new civil helicopte...

Global Medical Response Pledges $1 Million in Relief Aid to the Bahamas

Global Medical Response (GMR) has pledged to provide $1 million in relief aid to support the Bahamas’ emergency medical needs and infrastructure after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated much of the country this week. The company will immediately send $250,000 to the Red Cross for Bahamian aid and is sending ambulances and equipment that will be donated to local authorities. GMR also e...

1,000th Super Puma helicopter delivered

Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 1,000th Super Puma helicopter: a twin-engine multi-role H215 assembled in Marignane, France, and handed over to the German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) to support the German Havarie Command, which manages maritime emergencies off ofGermany’s coast. This delivery completes the German Federal Police’s order for four H215s, the...

Meet Mi-171A2 and Ka-226T intended for India

Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok give the opportunity to meet latest civilian helicopter Mi-171A2 and Ka-226T light-weight multi-purpose helicopter, which are planned to be supplied to India.  Earlier, Russian Helicopters and Global Vectra company (India) had signed a contract for the delivery of a Mi-171A2 helicopter, including an option for one more rotorcraft. The helic...

The convertible Mi-171A2 presented at MAKS 2019

Russian Helicopters presented a convertible Mi-171A2 helicopter at the MAKS-2019 airspace show. Depending on the customer wishes, the helicopter can be used for cargo transportation, as well as to transport up to 20 passengers. This is the first certified rotorcraft of the Mi-8/171 family in a convertible version. The helicopter will take part in the flight program; it will also be demonst...

Cost-effective Tiger for Australia operations beyond 2040 by Airbus Helicopters

Is it possible to generate over AUD3 billion in savings to Australian Army and taxpayers? The answer is positive, it'd all in the proposal of Airbus Helicopters.  Airbus Helicopters is offering a cost-effective approach for taking the Tiger platform beyond 2040, in response to the Commonwealth of Australia’s (CoA) Request for Information (RFI) for the Project LAND4503 Armed...

Impressive achievement following 200th delivery - Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Fleet Surpasses 20,000 Flight Hours

Do you think 20 000 flight hours means a lot? Do you think 200th deliveries means a lot? Congratulations to Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with such achievement! Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has surpassed more than 20,000 flight hours. Bell has delivered 200 aircraft to customers operating the aircraft spanning six continents. Since the first delivery in 2017, the global fleet has logged more than 20,000 ho...

VRT500 dealership agreements in Malaysia

MAKS-2019, VR-Technologies signed dealership agreements on promotion and sales of the light multipurpose helicopter VRT500 with a Malaysian company Ludev Aviation. It is planned to start the supplies in 2023. The Malaysian company Ludev Aviation intends to purchase five helicopters. Optional equipment and details of interior and a livery color scheme...

MAKS-2019 - Ansat Aurus presented by Rostec and NAMI

Ansat Aurus presented by Rostec and NAMI at MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon! Ansat helicopter with a highly comfortable cabin in Aurus brand style, which cabin has been designed by specialists of Russian Helicopters and NAMI (Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute). Apart from computer modeling, to create optimum ergonomic design, t...

MAKS-2019 - Russian Helicopters to present three civilian novelties

Russian Helicopters Holding Company three new civilian products at the MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon. The medium-sized multi-purpose Ka-62, the first serial Mi-38 helicopter, and a light-weight Ansat, whose VIP cabin is designed in the Aurus brand style,  will be presented at the show for the first time. The Ka-62 medium-sized multi-purpose helicopter will make its debut...

Certification of the GFC 600H for the Bell 505 is expected in 2020

Garmin International, Inc. announced it will certify the GFC™ 600H flight control system for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter. The attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored features, including attitude hold, Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP™), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as wel...