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Rostec to finance civil aviation projects with over $600 million

Novikombank, part of Russia’s State Corporation Rostec, concluded a number of agreements during the XXIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019) to finance the holdings of the Corporation's aviation cluster, namely United Engine Corporation (UEC) and Russian Helicopters. Among key target projects were the modern PD-14 and VK-2500 aircraft engines and a number...

Sikorsky Flies Black Hawk With Optionally Piloted Vehicle Technology

A technology kit developed by Sikorsky was used for the first time to operate a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls. The May 29 flight marked the official start to the flight test program for the soon-to-be optionally piloted aircraft. Follow-on flight testing aims to include envelope expansion throughout the summer leading to fully autonomous...

First of two new helicopters for tourism operator Nautilus

This weekend became special for the new jewel on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef - the delivery of two new H130 helicopters. Helicopters will be deployed by Far North Queensland tourism operator, Nautilus Aviation’s new partnership with the Quicksilver Group, based in Port Douglas.. From major tourist destinations to the busy airspace over cities, the singl...

Helicopter taxi with Yandex online taxi service?

How soon will it be possible to order online your helicopter taxi in Moscow? Online taxi hailing service Yandex.Taxi, the Moscow city government, manufacturer Russian Helicopters and supplier of technical solutions for air traffic NITA have started talks on calling helicopters via a mobile application, business daily Kommersant reported on Thursday, citing a source. This reported by TASS. Pa...

New aerospace entreprise in Hungary with Airbus Helicopters

An amazing and important new - a new aerospace enterprice will be established in Hungary. Airbus Helicopters and the Hungarian Government have selected the town of Gyula in the Békés County as the site for a new aerospace enterprise in Hungary. The new installation will be built up from scratch and will be the core of an emerging Hungarian aeronautics cluster. This was announced...

First H125s with digital logcards delivered to Norway's Helitrans

First two Airbus H125 helicopters with digital logcards were delivered to Norwegian helicopter operator Helitrans. It means that Helitrans is now the first H125 operator, able to manage the maintenance history of its aircraft components digitally. Again what it means: better data quality, time savings, and simpler processes, thereby reinforcing flight safety. These helicopters ar...

Business family growth - more benefits for clients

Last week EBACE was more than rich on announcements and events in business aviation industry. Let us tell you about the helicopter one! We gave you already a lot of information regarding Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance, from many angles, many points of view. As we see it, the business family of Charter Alliance is growing, giving even more benefits for clients. Let's welcome the la...

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...