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H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand certifications in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand certifications in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive, BBA Aviation Group companies, announced today that H+S Aviation’s facility in Abu Dhabi is now certified for Engine Repair and Overhaul services for customers from Oman and India. “We are proud to see our Abu Dhabi facility continue to grow its reputation in the rotorcraft industry as a trusted location… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 09-Mar-17

UAE Expansion Plans For Bell

UAE Expansion Plans For Bell

As part of their plan for military expansion, Bell hopes to sign a contract with the UAE military. They have already done business in this sector; supplying Abu Dhabi Aviation with Bell 412 and Bell 212 units. Director for the Middle East and North Africa Business Development, Douglas Wolfe, has said that the low oil… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Feb-17

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Falcon Aviation presents the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter to Oil & Gas community

Falcon Aviation presents the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter to Oil & Gas community

During an official ceremony held at the Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)  at the presence of H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Falcon Aviation presented the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter of Leonardo to the Oil & Gas community. “Falcon Aviation and TOTAL ABK are complying with the… Read more »

Source: Falcon Aviation Services, 30-Jan-17

Unveiling of the First Oil and Gas AW169

Unveiling of the First Oil and Gas AW169

The Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi saw the first ever new generation offshore-configured Leonardo AW169 helicopter. The aircraft was presented to the Oil & Gas Community, with Falcon Aviation being the first to purchase the aircraft. It will be used for offshore oil and gas transportation, reports Arabian Aerospace.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Jan-17

Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Falcon Aviation has implemented Rockwell Collins’ ARINC LocalCheckSM Local Departure Control System (L-DCS) to automate the check-in process for the company’s fleet of helicopters and corporate jets. Falcon Aviation provides a host of aviation services, including private jet and helicopter charter, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance and support, to customers throughout the Middle East from… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 08-Dec-16

Falcon Aviation signs LOI for one H160

Falcon Aviation signs LOI for one H160

Airbus Helicopters and Falcon Aviation have signed a letter of intent for a VIP version of the H160 in a private ceremony today at Ebace. “The H160 is a natural choice as it embodies our company’ standards of high quality, safety and innovation” said Capt. Raman Oberoi, COO of Falcon Aviation. “The H160 is to… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 26-May-16

Falcon Aviation takes delivery of AW169 in UAE for offshore work

Falcon Aviation takes delivery of AW169 in UAE for offshore work

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has taken delivery of a new generation AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin helicopter this month. The handover makes Falcon Aviation the first operator in UAE to use the new type and the first customer worldwide to use the aircraft for offshore oil and… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 25-May-16

Abu Dhabi Aviation reaches 1,000,000 hours on Bell fleet

Abu Dhabi Aviation reaches 1,000,000 hours on Bell fleet

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Abu Dhabi Aviation, are proud to announce reaching 1 million hours of successfully operating of their Bell Helicopter Fleet. “We have been operating Bell Helicopter aircraft since the 1976,” said Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mazrouei, General Manager, Abu Dhabi Aviation. “Our Bell Helicopter fleet has grown… Read more »

Source: Bell, 18-Apr-16

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Falcon Aviation is golden sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation is golden sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation is Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016’s Golden sponsor once again, and will be showcasing its services at the event. Currently the company’s fleet comprises of various state of the art helicopters and jets including the Agusta AW109 and AW189, the Bell 412, the Eurocopter EC 130, the Embraer Legacy 600, the Embraer Lineage… Read more »

Source: Falcon Aviation, 09-Mar-16

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EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that its Abu Dhabi maintenance, repair and overhaul facility has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 approval for PW206/PW207 and PT6C-67C turboshaft engines. The EASA authorisation follows the facility’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) CAR 145 approval earlier this year. “Our Abu Dhabi facility is… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 15-Nov-15

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Abu Dhabi Aviation commits to 15 AW helicopters by 2019

Abu Dhabi Aviation commits to 15 AW helicopters by 2019

AgustaWestland announced today that Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA)has agreed to acquire 15 helicopters from the AW Family, comprising the AW169 light intermediate, AW139 intermediate and AW189 super medium twin types. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered from 2016 through to 2019 and will be used for a variety of missions, including offshore transport. ADA… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Nov-15

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Dubai Air Wing celebrates 20 years with AW

Dubai Air Wing celebrates 20 years with AW

AgustaWestland congratulates the Dubai Air Wing on achieving 20 years of successful operations of its helicopter types for transport missions.An official ceremony was held at the Dubai Airshow today to celebrate this significant milestone. A leading helicopter operator in the United Arab Emirates and a key customer to AgustaWestland with almost 20 aircraft of various… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Nov-15

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Abu Dhabi Aviation eyes property venture

Abu Dhabi Aviation eyes property venture

Abu Dhabi Aviation, a commercial helicopter operator, is looking into entering the real estate sector through establishing a property arm, according to Nader Al Hammadi, the company’s chairman. See Full Story

Source: Gulf News, 30-Oct-15

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Falcon Aviation Services take delivery of two AW189s

Falcon Aviation Services take delivery of two AW189s

Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services are about to receive the two AgustaWestland AW189s they have had on order since at least October 2014 when it was announced by the manufacturer.  The pair of helicopters – registered A6-FHB and A6-FHC – are currently en route from the factory in Italy to their new base in the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Jun-15

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H+S Aviation Receives GCAA CAR 145 Approval for New Abu Dhabi Facility

H+S Aviation Receives GCAA CAR 145 Approval for New Abu Dhabi Facility

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that its H+S Aviation Middle East facility in Abu Dhabi received General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) CAR 145 approval for PW200 and PT6C-67C engines in the United Arab Emirates. This authorization is a major milestone for the company’s newest facility and enables H+S Aviation to provide comprehensive… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 20-May-15

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Horizon International Flight Academy orders Frasca Bell 407 simulator

Horizon International Flight Academy orders Frasca Bell 407 simulator

Horizon International Flight Academy LLC, UAE, has placed an order with Frasca International, Inc., Urbana, Illinois, for a Bell 407 FNPT II (“simulator”). The simulator will be configured as the Bell 407 Helicopter and will feature Dual G500, Dual G430 and Frasca’s TruVision™ visual system with 6 channel (200° x 68°) projected display system and… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 15-Apr-15

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Bell Opens Regional Office in Abu Dhabi

Bell Opens Regional Office in Abu Dhabi

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), officially opened a new regional branch office in the United Arab Emirates this week. Located in the Capital Gate Tower in Abu Dhabi, the new facility will serve as a regional hub with personnel in place to facilitate sales and marketing efforts for Bell Helicopter. “We see… Read more »

Source: Bell, 24-Feb-15

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CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

Canadian training giant CAE has joined forces with helicopter modifier Northstar Aviation to jointly develop training solutions for the Abu Dhabi-based company’s potent little NSA 407 multirole machine, my Defense News colleague Andrew Chuter writes. See Full Story

Source: Ottawa Citizen, 24-Feb-15

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Abu Dhabi Aviation looks to drone technology

Abu Dhabi Aviation looks to drone technology

Abu Dhabi Aviation, a commercial helicopter operator, is looking into new technology including drones and pilotless aircrafts in order to expand the business, according to the company’s chairman, Nader Al Hammadi.  See Full Story

Source: Gulfnews, 20-Feb-15

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FlightSafety and ASA to establish a Learning Center in Abu Dhabi

FlightSafety and ASA to establish a Learning Center in Abu Dhabi

FlightSafety International and Abu Dhabi Aviation have signeda Letter of Intentto establish a Learning Center in Abu Dhabi. The signing took place at the Middle East Business Aviation conference in Dubai. This follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed in October, 2014. “Signing this Letter of Intent with Abu Dhabi Aviation to establish a new Learning… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 10-Dec-14

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FlightSafety and ADA to build Learning Center in Abu Dhabi

FlightSafety and ADA to build Learning Center in Abu Dhabi

FlightSafety International and Abu Dhabi Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a world-class Learning Center in Abu Dhabi. “FlightSafety is pleased to partner with Abu Dhabi Aviation to establish a new Learning Center,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “It will set a new standard of excellence for aviation training in the… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 22-Oct-14

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Falcon Aviation Services Signs Contract for Two AW189s

Falcon Aviation Services Signs Contract for Two AW189s

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium helicopters in offshore transport configuration. The contract will expand FAS’ fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters, which already includes light helicopters such as the Grand and GrandNew, and will shortly be joined… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Oct-14

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Abu Dhabi Aviation purchases full-flight Bell 412EP simulator

Abu Dhabi Aviation purchases full-flight Bell 412EP simulator

CAE today announced it has signed a series of civil aviation training solutions contracts worth more than C$200 million with airlines and aircraft operators in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle-East. One of these orders is from Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA), the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, who has purchased a… Read more »

Source: CAE, 09-Oct-14

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Careflight celebrates five years of training Abu Dhabi Police

Careflight celebrates five years of training Abu Dhabi Police

CareFlight Group Queensland is celebrating half a decade of diligently working away in Abu Dhabi, expanding its internationally recognised safety instruction program through the provision of world-class training to the emirate nation’s Police Force Air Wing. In five years, three CareFlight instructors have spent in excess of 2,000 hours training more than 70 Abu Dhabi… Read more »

Source: CareFlight Group, 08-Apr-14

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Falcon Aviation Services renews Eurocopter maintenance support services agreement

Falcon Aviation Services renews Eurocopter maintenance support services agreement

Maintenance support provided by Falcon Aviation Services for Eurocopter helicopters in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East will be continued with today’s renewal of the two companies’ services agreement. This will ensure the sustainment of top-level maintenance services within Eurocopter’s global support network from such providers as Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services , and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Nov-13

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AgustaWestland parent Finmeccanica opens new Abu Dhabi office

AgustaWestland parent Finmeccanica opens new Abu Dhabi office

Six years after the opening of its representative office in the United Arab Emirates, Finmeccanica has inaugurated its new Abu Dhabi headquarters. The ceremony was held Saturday, November 16, in the presence of H.E. Giorgio Starace, Italian Ambassador to UAE, Victor Hurtado, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of USA to UAE, Khalfan Al… Read more »

Source: Finmeccanica, 22-Nov-13

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Abu Dhabi Aviation to take delivery of first Bell 412EPI

Abu Dhabi Aviation to take delivery of first Bell 412EPI

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), is pleased to announce the upcoming delivery of the first Bell 412EPI helicopter in the world to Abu Dhabi Aviation for offshore oilfield support in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The Bell 412 platform has been a vital part of our operations for many years. We chose… Read more »

Source: Bell, 18-Nov-13

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Abu Dhabi sees launch of first offshore SAR/EMS helicopter

Abu Dhabi sees launch of first offshore SAR/EMS helicopter

In a ceremony held on Monday at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inspected the first civil air ambulance helicopter for emergency rescue operations from onshore and offshore oilfields and facilities in Abu Dhabi – a Bell 412EP.  See full story

Source: Gulf Today, 02-Oct-13

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Abu Dhabi Aviation releases results to 31 December 2012

Abu Dhabi Aviation releases results to 31 December 2012

Abu Dhabi Aviation made 734.17m ($200M) revenue in 2012 compared with 719.52m ($196M) in 2011 (2% increase), Operating Profit of 299.28m ($81M) compared with 280.64m ($76M) 2011 (increase of 7%), net profit of AED 284.41m ($77M) compared to 172.96m ($47M) in 2011 (65% increase). The net profit increase includes a one off release from the… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Aviation, 28-Feb-13

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Global Financial Markets Forum contracts two AW139s

Global Financial Markets Forum contracts two AW139s

Abu Dhabi Aviation is providing two AW139 aircraft for the Fifth Global Financial Markets Forum, which is being held in Abu Dhabi on February 27-28. Nadder Ahmad Al Hammadi, ADA’s Chairman, is quoted as saying that the aircraft are available for ferry flights and tours for those who wish among the forum participants. “The flights… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Feb-13

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HeliDubai leases two EC130s from Falcon

HeliDubai leases two EC130s from Falcon

Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE is developing a new part of the company’s commercial offerings – helicopter leasing.  Having reported the lease of two Bell 412s last week to Starlite (see Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract), we can now report that Falcon has leased a pair of Eurocopter EC130s to neighbouring… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Feb-13

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Bell 412 tows 4,600 sq.metre banner – again

Bell 412 tows 4,600 sq.metre banner – again

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that a Bell 412, owned by Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, flew along the shore of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while displaying the world’s largest aerial banner in celebration of UAE’s National Day on December 2. “This is our 5th year of flying… Read more »

Source: Bell, 11-Dec-12

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Falcon Aviation Services – first Gold Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services – first Gold Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) the leading private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport , established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become the first official partner of the second annual General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo.  The event will take… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Air Expo, 07-Sep-12

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Falcon Aviation Services signs new lease with Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Falcon Aviation Services signs new lease with Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) concluded a long term land lease agreement with Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) at Al Bateen Executive Airport. The lease covers an area to the west of the airport where FAS has just commissioned a new 10,000 square metre hangar to support its corporate helicopter and private jet charter and MRO… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Airports, 07-Mar-12

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Abu Dhabi Air Expo launches today

Abu Dhabi Air Expo launches today

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) is hosting Tuesday 6th March Abu Dhabi Air Expo, the region’s first general aviation exhibition to be held at Al Bateen Executive Airport, the dedicated business aviation airport of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC). Open daily until 8 March visitors and exhibitors will enjoy a daily Airshow performed by Al Fursan… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Airports, 06-Mar-12

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Eurocopter to focus on corporate and private markets at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2012

Eurocopter to focus on corporate and private markets at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2012

Eurocopter is well-positioned to cater to an expected growth in demand for helicopters, which is a vital complement to business jets for corporate and VIP air transport. Not only does Eurocopter offer the widest range of products available in business aviation and VIP configuration, it also has “designer helicopters” specially produced in collaboration with top… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 05-Mar-12

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Falcon Aviation Services: Gold Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services: Gold Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS), the renowned private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport and established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become an official partner of the 1st General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo. Along side its VIP stand, where… Read more »

Source: Abu Dhabi Air Expo, 03-Jan-12

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Abu Dhabi and Sikorsky announce JV to develop military MRO centre

Abu Dhabi and Sikorsky announce JV to develop military MRO centre

Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) and Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the launch of a joint venture to provide world class military aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces and other military operators internationally, including in the wider Middle East and North Africa region. ADAT is wholly… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 20-Jul-10

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services to Open Support Center for S-76® Helicopters in Abu Dhabi

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced that Falcon Aviation Services will establish a Customer Support Center in Abu Dhabi for S-76® helicopters. The facility will be the first S-76 helicopter Customer Support Center in the Middle East

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Nov-09

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Falcon Aviation Services takes two more Bell 412s

Bell Helicopter delivered two Bell 412EP helicopters to Falcon Aviation Services, taking the Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi-based operator’s 412 fleet to 10, eight of which were delivered this year.

Source: AIN, 16-Nov-09

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Helicopter operators meet before Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Helicopter operators meet before Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

All operators are now briefed and all the necessary planning is now in place throughout the concerned departments to cope with the high volume of helicopters into and out of Yas Island

Source: AME, 16-Oct-09

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