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Waypoint places two AW139s with Heliconia in NW Africa

Waypoint places two AW139s with Heliconia in NW Africa

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has delivered two additional AW139 helicopters to Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”), a regional provider of helicopter transportation and related support services. These two aircraft join a third AW139 leased from Waypoint, all in support of oil and gas operations in… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 10-Apr-17

Schiebel picks Leonardo radar for African Camcopter operator

Schiebel picks Leonardo radar for African Camcopter operator

Leonardo has announced, at the Avalon airshow in Geelong, Australia, that the company has been selected by Austrian-based Schiebel to deliver its active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar technology for the Camcopter® S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) being provided to the armed forces of a North African nation. The radar, Leonardo’s PicoSAR, will be used to… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 05-Mar-17

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Russian Helicopters expanding after-sales services in the Near East and Africa

Russian Helicopters expanding after-sales services in the Near East and Africa

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is implementing a number of after-sales service projects in the African and Near Eastern countries. Based on 2016 numbers, 43.5% of all after-sales services and aviation inventory provided by Russian Helicopters to foreign customers fell onto these regions, based on fulfilled contracts.   Russian Helicopters is implementing advanced projects… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Feb-17

Héli-Union and Turbomeca Announce the Signature of a Partnership Contract

Héli-Union and Turbomeca Announce the Signature of a Partnership Contract

Héli-Union and Turbomeca (Safran) announce the signature of a partnership contract for helicopter equipment distribution within the African market dedicated to Turbomeca’s engines, parts and tools. The contract covers from classic engines up to MAKILA model. The distribution area focuses mainly on African countries such as Burkina-Faso, Gabon, Cameroon, Nigeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Congo,… Read more »

Source: Héli-Union, 17-Jan-17

Conservation Fund launches $500K helicopter crowdfunding campaign

Conservation Fund launches $500K helicopter crowdfunding campaign

GES Africa Conservation Fund (GACF) Launches $500,000 Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo to Support Anti-Poaching Helicopter Operations in Africa. Donors can contribute by going to the Indiegogo Website link at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/anti-poaching-helicopter-protect-african-rhinos – / GACF is sponsoring a critically needed quick reaction Anti-Poaching Helicopter which will support all anti-poaching operations in the Kruger Park area of South… Read more »

Source: GACF, 17-Jan-17

Titan Accepts Delivery of Africa’s First S-76D

Titan Accepts Delivery of Africa’s First S-76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Titan Helicopter Group (THG) has accepted delivery of the first S-76D(TM) helicopter that will operate in Africa. The aircraft is configured for offshore service. An acceptance ceremony was held Wednesday (Dec. 17) at Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), a Sikorsky company based in Wappingers Falls, New York. Sikorsky is a… Read more »

Source: Titan, 22-Dec-14

FlightSafety appoints Regional Business Development Director for Europe and Africa

FlightSafety appoints Regional Business Development Director for Europe and Africa

FlightSafety International announces that John Cameron has joined the company as Regional Director, Business Development, Commercial Simulation. He will support FlightSafety’s flight simulator sales efforts in Europe and Africa. “We are pleased that John has joined our Business Development team,” said John Van Maren, Vice President, Simulation. “Commercial airlines in Europe and Africa will benefit… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 31-Mar-14

HAI hosts African delegation

HAI hosts African delegation

On October 16, a delegation of 14 individuals representing Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, and Zambia kicked off the second leg of a two-week Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) to the United States with a visit to HAI headquarters. Organized by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, the RTM’s objective was to gather data on light aircraft,… Read more »

Source: HAI, 25-Oct-13

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Avlite to supply solar helipad lighting systems to Africa

Avlite to supply solar helipad lighting systems to Africa

Avlite’s Canadian distributor Crouse Hinds Airport Lighting will deliver two solar helipad lighting systems to a large helicopter operator in Africa.  One system will be installed in Senegal, the other in Tanzania.  The helipad lighting systems, manufactured by Avlite Systems, use the AV70-HI and Apollo Heliport Beacon as a mobile, cost-effective solution for day and night operations.  Working… Read more »

Source: Avlite Systems, 16-Sep-11

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Blue Sky Network adds new Director in Middle East and Africa

Blue Sky Network adds new Director in Middle East and Africa

Blue Sky Network, a leading, global provider of satellite tracking and communication solutions for land, sea, and aviation, is proud to announce the addition of Hamza Mohammed as Director of Business Development for Middle East and Africa (MEA). Based in Kuwait, Mr. Mohammed brings more than a decade of experience to Blue Sky Network, and… Read more »

Source: Blue Sky Network, 14-Jun-11

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Ansat offered to African market

Ansat offered to African market

The Russian industrial holding company Russian Helicopters, a part of the multi-profile industrial group UIC Oboronprom, offers the African aviation markets south of the Sahara, the new light multi-role Ansat. This civil helicopter with an MTOW of 3.3 tons is manufactured by the Kazan Helicopters, JSC , a part of Russian Helicopters, and is designed… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Sep-10

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Denel Aviation advances its footprint

Denel Aviation advances its footprint

Denel Aviation is embarking on an aggressive marketing strategy to pursue markets beyond South Africa’s borders.  Markets and air forces in North Africa are a particular focus.

18-Sep-10

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