Helicopter News and Press Releases
The redesigned vertical bevel gear shaft for Airbus Helicopters' EC225 has been certified, enabling its production and installation on all rotorcraft of this type in operation globally, as well as those being produced.
Posted on 21 April 2014 | 6:00 pm
In cooperation with the U.S. Army, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a Black Hawk helicopter, a significant step toward providing autonomous cargo delivery functionality to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
Posted on 21 April 2014 | 12:00 am
Airbus Helicopters' new EC145 T2 is certified: Deliveries of mission-ready rotorcraft to begin in the third quarter
The newest member of Airbus Helicopters' proven EC145 rotorcraft family – the EC145 T2 – has been certified, clearing the way for customer deliveries beginning in the third quarter of this year.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm
Date news:15/04/2014 11:05
Tthe Japan National Police Agency (JNPA) has ordered another AW139 intermediate twin helicopter which will be operated in the Kagoshima Prefecture. The AW139 helicopter will replace an ageing Bell 412 model and will enter service in 2015.
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 5:16 am
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a validation type certificate for the S-76D™ aircraft, allowing Sikorsky to begin delivering the commercial helicopter to customers in China. The announcement was made at the 2014 Asian Business
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:00 am
Airbus Helicopters Japan today inaugurated Japan's first full flight simulator (FFS) for helicopters, with this high-fidelity training system now ready for service at its facilities located in the Kobe Airport vicinity.
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 6:00 pm
Date news:11/04/2014 09:59
CHC Helicopter’s AW139 helicopter fleet has set a major operational milestone by reaching 100,000 flight hours, with the fleet leader achieving over 9,000 flight hours in less than eight years. A leading AW139 customer, CHC operates more than 40 AW139s globally performing a wide range of missions including offshore transport, search and rescue and emergency medical service.
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 4:04 am
Date news:10/04/2014 12:37
The helicopter will be used to conduct mainly maritime border control missions.
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 6:41 am
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has successfully completed an initial series of tests required by the Naval Air Systems Command to verify the structural strength of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Conducted on a full-size non-flying airframe called the
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 12:00 am
AgustaWestland Announces the Winner of the â€śFlydeas For the Cityâ€ť Helicopter Interior Design Contest
Date news:09/04/2014 18:23
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the winner of the creative contest "Flydeas for the City", during the opening conference at Fuorisalone 2014, the most important design event of the year that is held in Milan, Italy. The contest was held as part of the exhibition event "New Ideas for Feeding the City”.
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 12:28 pm
AgustaWestland and Sino-US Intercontinental Celebrate Regional Business Headquarters Grand Opening in China
Date news:09/04/2014 15:02
AgustaWestland China’s objective is to further expand the presence of AgustaWestand in China’s civil helicopter market by promoting its full range of state-of-the-art, cost effective products and services covering a wide spectrum of commercial applications.
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 9:13 am
One of the United Kingdom's busiest medical airlift providers – Midlands Air Ambulance Charity – has put its newest rotorcraft in operation: an Airbus Helicopters EC135 T2e, becoming the first fully-owned fleet member for this regional charity organisation.
Posted on 3 April 2014 | 6:00 pm
â€śBeijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center orders an Airbus Helicopters EC135 for air ambulance servicesâ€ť
First helicopter to be fully equipped and dedicated to emergency medical services in China
Posted on 30 March 2014 | 6:00 pm
Maritime Helicopter Support Company Breaks Ground on Navyâ€™s MH-60R Helicopter Maintenance Facilities
The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) — a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company — today broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support logistics services for the Royal Australian Navy’s new fleet of 24 MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters.
Posted on 26 March 2014 | 12:00 am
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to Explore Potential for Support of the Trinidad and Tobago Aviation Institute
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further explore Sikorsky’s potential participation in the Trinidad and Tobago Aviation Institute, scheduled to open in September. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), made
Posted on 25 March 2014 | 12:00 am