Helicopter News and Press Releases
Eurocopter launches the law enforcement version of its EC145 T2 helicopter with an order from Germany's Baden Württemberg police
Germany's Landespolizei Baden Württemberg has ordered six Eurocopter EC145 T2 helicopters, becoming the first law enforcement customer for this evolved version of the popular EC145 twin-engine rotorcraft.
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 6:00 pm
Date news:09/12/2013 12:52
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the Italian Police has taken delivery of a fifth AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter which will be based in Reggio Calabria. The contract, which was signed in July last year, includes a total of eight AW139 helicopters.
Posted on 9 December 2013 | 6:54 am
The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing
Posted on 5 December 2013 | 12:00 am
Eurocopter brings its EC175 and EC145 T2 to Asia for a three-week demonstration tour of these new twin-engine helicopters
Two of Eurocopter's newest members in its twin-engine helicopter family – the next-generation EC175 and evolved EC145 T2 – are coming to Asia for a three-week demonstration tour with operators in the oil and gas, VIP, corporate, charter, military and law enforcement segments.
Posted on 1 December 2013 | 6:00 pm
The Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of a Mission Planning & Analysis System in Full Operative Configuration for the NH90 NFH Fleet
Date news:28/11/2013 18:47
This delivery of MPAS follows the one released into service in 2011 and it is aimed at both supporting new aircraft functionalities and implementing enhancements based on operational feedback from more than one year of RNLN in service experience.
Posted on 28 November 2013 | 12:50 pm
Eurocopter demonstrates the workhorse EC225 helicopter's capabilities for the offshore oil and gas industry
Eurocopter Canada Ltd. is showcasing the EC225 helicopter in St. John's this week to demonstrate the rotorcraft's features and capabilities for the offshore oil and gas community in Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador province.The helicopter is in St. John's for three days to highlight its ideal suitability for use as a crew transport aircraft, and in search and r...
Posted on 27 November 2013 | 6:00 pm
Eurocopter receives first main fuselage assembly produced by Indonesian Aerospace for EC725 and EC225 helicopters
PT Dirgantara Indonesia/Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) has delivered the first complete main fuselage assembly it has produced for Eurocopter EC725 and EC225 helicopters, marking a significant milestone in the companies' industrial partnership.
Posted on 26 November 2013 | 6:00 pm
Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has given a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager its 2013 Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award and a $1,000 scholarship check for imagining an electrically driven helicopter designed specifically to serve humankind by mid-century.
Posted on 25 November 2013 | 12:00 am
Date news:11/11/2013 11:52
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Italian Navy has taken delivery of its first NH90 NFH helicopter in Full Operational Capability (or Step B) configuration. The helicopter will be assigned to the 5th Helicopter Squadron of the Italian Navy based at the Sarzana-Luni base. The Italian Navy has ordered 56 NH90s, 46 of which in the NFH variant, part of its modernization plan in order to bring its capabilities to the latest technological standards.
Posted on 22 November 2013 | 5:54 am
Date news:19/11/2013 22:49
The contract will expand FAS’ fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters, which already includes a mix of four light twin helicopters including the Grand and GrandNew models.
Posted on 19 November 2013 | 5:01 pm
Date news:18/11/2013 16:57
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Dubai Air Wing has placed an order for one AW189 8-tonne class twin engine helicopter to perform VIP transport missions. This contract is the first order for a VIP transport-configured AW189 and marks the entrance of the AW189 into the United Arab Emirates.
Posted on 18 November 2013 | 11:02 am
Eurocopter's EC175 sets two climb records, confirming this new helicopter's performance capabilities
Eurocopter's EC175 – which opens new standards for the medium-sized twin-engine helicopter market segment – has achieved two time-to-climb records, further validating its performance as the rotorcraft's flight manual is submitted to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as part of the certification process.
Posted on 17 November 2013 | 6:00 pm
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it recently delivered the second of two VIP S-92® helicopters to the Turkish National Police (TNP) for service to the Turkish Prime Ministry, as part of a contract signed in 2011. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), delivered
Posted on 17 November 2013 | 12:00 am
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and PHI Inc. announced today the completion of the first operational flights of the new “Rig Approach” system, a first of its kind functionality on the S-92® helicopter that provides helicopter operators with an automated approach to offshore rigs and platforms.
Posted on 13 November 2013 | 12:00 am
Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing, the helicopter operating leasing business of Macquarie Group, has contracted to acquire two S-92A™ and two S-76D™ helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. along with an unspecified number of options to acquire additional aircraft. The four new helicopters will be configured
Posted on 29 October 2013 | 12:00 am