50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Cobham Helicopter Academy Announces Launch Customer

Download: Printable PDF Date: 18 Feb 2018 05:53 category:
Publisher:
Cobham Helicopter Academy Announces Launch Customer - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United Kingdom Aircraft: Helicopters

Cobham announced China Rescue and Salvage (CRS) as the launch customer for the new Cobham Helicopter Academy based at Newquay Cornwall Airport, Cornwall. China Rescue and Salvage is China’s dedicated national maritime rescue and salvage force. Eleven students from CRS have commenced SAR flying training which will be delivered in Cobham’s SAR equipped AW139 helicopter, supported by synthetic training devices. 

Cobham Helicopter Services Vice President, Duncan Milne said, “After over 20 years of successfully supporting aircrew flying training at the UK MoD’s Defence Helicopter Flying School, the arrival of the China Rescue and Salvage students at our own Helicopter Academy is a great moment that marks a new chapter for the delivery by Cobham of aircrew flying training. We will deliver effective and operationally focussed aircrew flying training, from basic to advanced skills, and special mission training including SAR, focussing on our overseas customers. As well as beneficial to Cobham this similarly supports the UK international prosperity agenda, business in Cornwall and the UK brand".

Image result for Cobham Helicopter Services



Loading comments for Cobham Helicopter Academy Announces Launch Customer...


Recommended

Cathay Pacific acquired Hong Kong Express Airways

Cathay Pacific acquired of Hong Kong Express Airways, which is now its wholly owned subsidiary. However, HK Express will remain a stand-alone low-cost carrier to serve a niche value mar...

New African Airline For Seabury Alkym Solution

Seabury Solutions announced the addition of a new airline customer in Africa, Precision Air, for its market-leading solution to enhance the maintenance management of the carrier’s expanding...

Thousands of airline passengers now have access to EAN inflight broadband

The European Aviation Network (EAN), the fastest inflight broadband service in Europe, is now being offered by airlines to more than 30,000 passengers across the continent each day, allowing them to s...

Next generation mechanics training using VR

Next generation mechanics training using VR? Yes, it is already happening, as FL Technics has begun implementing VR modules for the basic training of aviation mechanics. The company has presen...