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Drone delivery operations in Peru - Wingcopter teams up with UAV LATAM

Wingcopter partners UAV LATAM, a Latin American holding with more than 10 years of experience in the unmanned aerial vehicle space and a presence in 7 countries. Through this alliance, Wingcopter will work with UAV del Peru, a subsidiary of UAV LATAM, deploying the Wingcopter 198, Wingcopter's new flagship Unmanned Aircraft System, to carry out drone delivery operations for local cli...

Russian Helicopters to present Ansat and Mi-171A2 at SITDEF 2021

Russian Helicopters Holding Company will participate in the Eighth International Exhibition of Technology for the Defense and Prevention of Disasters SITDEF 2021 in Lima (Republic of Peru) on October 28-31 at the headquarters of the Peruvian Ground Forces. This year, the Holding Company will introduce potential customers to civilian helicopter technology: Light Twin Helicopter Ansat and Heavy Util...

Maintenance center for Russian aircraft opens in Peru

The maintenance and repair center for Russian-made helicopters Helicentro Peru has been launched in Lima at the facilities of the Peruvian Air Force Maintenance Service – SEMAN. Built in partnership with Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation), the center will provide maintenance for Mi-type aircraft. The official opening ceremony was attended by CEO of Russian He...

Peruvian Government: “Satellite investment recovered after first year of operations”

PerúSAT-1 has delivered more than 71,000 images for more than 80 organisations PerúSAT-1 has completed its first year of operation and the Peruvian government has recently declared that in that time, the investment it has made into the satellite programme has already been recouped. The Earth observation satellite, built by Airbus in a record time of only two years, has acquired mo...

Russian Helicopters to build pilot training center in Peru by end of 2017

Russian Helicopters company will construct a center to train pilots of Russian Mi-171Sh helicopters for Peru Army by 2017 year-end, the Russian company told TASS on Monday. "Construction of a helicopter simulation center in Lima will start shortly after completion of required formalities by the Peruvian party. Russian Helicopters plan to complete building of the center in the second half o...

Air BP and PBF sign joint venture agreement in Peru

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, has today announced the signing of a 50/50 aviation fuel joint venture in Peru with PBF, the Peruvian energy company. The agreement was signed by David Windle, Chief Operating Officer, Air BP, and Alberto Pinto Rocha, Chief Executive Officer, PBF, in the Peruvian capital Lima. Operating under the name of Air BP PBF, the j...

Accident: Peruvian B733 at Cuzco on Oct 23. 2015, Right Main Gear Collapse on Landing

A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration OB-2040-P performing flight P9-216 from Lima to Cuzco (Peru) with 120 people on board, landed on Cuzco's runway 28 at about 11:30L (15:30Z), however, the right main gear collapsed at low speed near the end of the runway leaving the aircraft disabled on the runway. The passengers were evacuated via slides. No injuries are being reported. The a...