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Airbus Helicopters delivers 200th H145 helicopter to Norsk Luftambulanse

Last week, Airbus Helicopters delivered the 200th H145 to Norsk Luftambulanse (NOLAS). The Air Rescue Operator will use the helicopter for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Norway. The 200th H145 is the final H145 delivered to NOLAS under its current order, bringing the operator’s Airbus fleet to a total of eight H145s and seven H135s, all… Read More ›

Safran signs by-the-hour support contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International, covering engines powering the operators’ H125 and H130 fleets. Each contract formalizes a seven year Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) agreement supporting a total of 16 Arriel 2D engines for Papillon with an additional three engines added over… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters Awarded $273 Million Contract for 35 UH-72A Lakotas for the U.S. Army

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. received a contract valued at approximately $273 million to deliver 35 additional UH-72A Lakotas for the United States Army. The $273 million contract includes the UH-72A production aircraft, associated technical and flight operator manuals and program management. This procurement is broken into two configurations: 17 UH-72A Lakotas for the Initial Entry Rotary… Read More ›

Wizz air announces operations from lviv, its second Ukrainian airport

NEW WIZZ ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today its re-start of operations from Lviv, which will become the carrier’s second Ukrainian airport with a new low fare route from Lviv to Wroclaw in Poland. Starting 13 April 2017,… Read More ›

Construction complete on CAE’s new Dothan Training Center

– Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training Program to begin by first quarter calendar 2017- The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest military simulation and training event, CAE announced that it has completed construction and received the occupancy certificate for its new Dothan Training Center. Over the next two months, CAE and subcontractor… Read More ›

Raytheon and Israel’s UVision to develop loitering airborne solutions.

Team will adapt UVision’s Hero-30 system for U.S. Army requirement. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and UVision signed a teaming agreement to work together on small, loitering airborne solutions. As part of the deal, Raytheon will adapt the Hero-30 remotely-operated lethal loitering airborne system from Israel’s UVision for U.S. military requirements. Hero-30 is a man-packed, canister-launched… Read More ›

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine.

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The goal of ITEP is to develop and qualify an advanced 3000 horsepower… Read More ›

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