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13-May-17 D-HHFW Bell 206B Hirtshals, Denmark

While being transported, the trailer carrying the helicopter started to fishtail from the towing vehicle – causing the helicopter to work free of the straps/cables holding it in place, and the trailer finally turned over, causing significant damage to the helicopter

13-May-17

Bel Air passes 5000 flight hours on AW189 fleet

Bel Air passes 5000 flight hours on AW189 fleet

Bel Air has just passed the first 5000 safe flight hours with our two AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters. This means that Bel Air remain AW189 fleet leader worldwide. In comparison the total fleet of 23 AW189 helicopters worldwide has flown just under 16000 hours. Bel Air took delivery of two AW189 helicopters from Leonardo Helicopters (formerly… Read more »

Source: Bel Air, 16-Sep-16

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NHV starts H175 operations out of Denmark

NHV starts H175 operations out of Denmark

NHV has successfully started H175 helicopter operations in Denmark for our customer Maersk Oil, an international oil and gas company with whom we have a long-standing relationship. The contract entails provision of passenger and freight transport services to Maersk Oil installations in the North Sea from Esbjerg. NHV will provide a dedicated crew, technicians and… Read more »

Source: NHV, 23-Aug-16

Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract with Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to support 14 RTM 322-powered EH101 Merlin operated by the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF). Over 50 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP This agreement satisfies the RDAF requirement for optimum availability of engines… Read more »

Source: Safran, 01-Aug-16

Denmark celebrates arrival of first three MH-60R Seahawks

Denmark celebrates arrival of first three MH-60R Seahawks

Danish Defense celebrated the delivery of its first three MH-60R Seahawk® helicopters by the U.S. Navy during a ceremony on June 6 in Copenhagen Harbor, Denmark. To mark the new additions to Danish Defense, the ceremony commenced with a Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk helicopter landing aboard a Danish frigate of the Iver Huitfeldt class. The… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Jun-16

First Sea Hawks delivered to Denmark this week

First Sea Hawks delivered to Denmark this week

Three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters departed Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s William P. Gwinn Airfield May 10, aboard two C-17 aircraft to join their new home with Air Squadron 723, Karup Air Base in Denmark. This is the first delivery to the Danish Defense, which is replacing their former fleet of British Lynx helicopters with the Seahawk. The… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 13-May-16

Air Service Vamdrup buy another Cabri G2

Air Service Vamdrup buy another Cabri G2

Danish operator Air Service Vamdrup have announced that they will soon take delivery of a new Guimbal Cabri G2 from the factory in France, serial 1147. However, on past form, we wonder how long this operator will keep it.  Their first Cabri – serial 1036 and seen in the photo below – arrived in May… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-May-16

Terma appoints VP of Business Development for Airborne Systems

Terma appoints VP of Business Development for Airborne Systems

Denmark-based Defense and Security Group Terma A/S appointed Adina C. Cherry new Vice President, Business Development, Airborne Systems. Terma’s Airborne Systems Business Area has a large and growing activity in the U.S. – that is sales of airborne solutions to U.S. customers and U.S. export to the global market. In order to meet our customers… Read more »

Source: Terma, 04-Mar-16

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Danish government supports fishing drone program

Danish government supports fishing drone program

The Environment and Food Ministry is contributing 1.7 million kroner to a project in which water and airborne drones will be used to find shoals of fish with the aim of improving business for fishermen and reducing the environmental impact of the industry. See Full Story

Source: CPH post, 27-Oct-15

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Lockheed Martin Delivers First Danish MH-60R to US Navy

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Danish MH-60R to US Navy

The U.S. Navy accepted the first MH-60R helicopter slated for Denmark from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a ceremony today at the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, New York. “We are excited to accept this aircraft bound for Denmark,” said Rear Adm. CJ Jaynes, program executive officer for air anti-submarine warfare, assault and special mission… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 27-Oct-15

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Essex Herts Air Ambulance takes expertise to Denmark

Essex Herts Air Ambulance takes expertise to Denmark

A Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) team from Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) took their expertise to Aarhus University in Denmark recently to address an international audience of students and clinical experts on how the life-saving Charity operates to bring cutting-edge medical treatment to the pre-hospital scene. More than 250 delegates attended the… Read more »

Source: EHAAT, 14-Oct-15

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Bel Air AW189s pass 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

Bel Air AW189s pass 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

AgustaWestland announced today that the two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters operated by Bel Air of Denmark have recently exceeded 2000 flight hours,with the first aircraft reaching 1200 and the second unit achieving 1000, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness. The first helicopter had exceeded 600 flight hours in… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Oct-15

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Denmark approves Seahawk offset industrial projects

Denmark approves Seahawk offset industrial projects

Four U.S. companies providing nine U.S. Navy MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters and associated services to Danish Defence have launched the first phase of industrial cooperation projects in Denmark with the approval of the Danish Business Authority (DBA). “Currently, the four companies have fulfilled or initiated activities covering 50 percent of the total obligation,” said Mr. Anders… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 16-Jun-15

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Sikorsky awarded $7.7M order for MH-60R moving map integration

Sikorsky awarded $7.7M order for MH-60R moving map integration

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded $7,710,680 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 4028 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0004) for non-recurring engineering (NRE), logistics and program support required to produce and deliver six Moving Map Integration (MMI) air vehicle production and installation kits, and associated supporting documentation for the Navy MH-60R/S aircraft…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-Jun-15

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Bel Air takes delivery of first AW189 and signs for a third

Bel Air takes delivery of first AW189 and signs for a third

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Bel Air of Denmark has taken delivery of its first AW189 super medium helicopter during an official ceremony held at Helitech International today (Amsterdam, October 14th – 16th). The aircraft will be used for offshore oil and gas transport missions in the North Sea while a second helicopter will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Oct-14

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05-Sep-14 OY-HRG Robinson R44 Samsoe Sea, Denmark (4F)

Helicopter ditched.  Three bodies recovered, fourth not found and presume drowned. Owner/pilot was billionaire Michael Henriksen of MH Gruppen, which specialises in container shipping.  Another name published was that of Morten Friis, an executive in Norrecco, also part of MH Gruppen.  Volvo Trucks Denmark named the other two as their CEO Søren Wettergreen and Sales… Read more »

05-Sep-14

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05-Sep-14 N60JD Robinson R44 Roeselare, Belgium (2F)

Crashed shortly after take-off into the car park of a football stadium.  Post crash fire.  The two deceased were named as Lieven Ghekiere and Johan Deceuninck Note – despite being registered in the US, this helicopter has been based in Belgium

05-Sep-14

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Lockheed Martin awarded $8.8M delivery order for MH-60 Terrain Awareness Warning System

Lockheed Martin awarded $8.8M delivery order for MH-60 Terrain Awareness Warning System

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $8,879,035 for delivery order 4001 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring efforts for software modifications required for MH-60 Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS II) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast enhancements, including integration of the TAWS II software into… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Sep-14

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Danish AW101 helicopters equipped with Terma self-protection suite

Danish AW101 helicopters equipped with Terma self-protection suite

Last Friday the first of three Danish EH101 Tactical Troop Transport (TTT) helicopters was deployed to Afghanistan as part of the Danish contribution to the international peacekeeping and peace-supporting operations. Earlier this year Terma made the final delivery of Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment fielded on the TTT version of the Royal Danish Air Force’ Westland… Read more »

Source: Terma, 16-Jul-14

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Norsk Luftambulanse in Danish EMS operation

Norsk Luftambulanse in Danish EMS operation

On 1 July 2014 the Nordic Air Ambulance team was thanked for its service in the HEMS trial period in Karup, Denmark. The operation will now be inherited by Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA), which will operate the Karup helicopter in cooperation with SOS until 20 September 2014. Starting on 1 October 2014 Norsk Luftambulanse will commence… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 07-Jul-14

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Lockheed Martin awarded $38M contract for Danish MH-60R Advanced Data Transfer System

Lockheed Martin awarded $38M contract for Danish MH-60R Advanced Data Transfer System

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $38,530,708 for delivery order 4003 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring engineering in support of the MH-60 integration and testing of the Advanced Data Transfer System, including mission system and common cockpit suite. These services are in support of… Read more »

16-May-14

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Avincis to buy Scandinavian Air Ambulance for €80 Million

Avincis to buy Scandinavian Air Ambulance for €80 Million

Scandinavian Air Ambulance (SAA), the foremost provider of air ambulance services in the Nordic region, today announced its intention to join the Avincis Group (Avincis), a leading international provider of mission critical aviation services. The agreement would see the business take its place alongside Avincis’ existing companies which deliver medical emergency, search & rescue, firefighting… Read more »

Source: Avincis, 27-Mar-14

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Dancopter is one of six new European customers for Ramco Systems

Dancopter is one of six new European customers for Ramco Systems

Ramco Systems, an enterprise software product company focused on delivering ERP, HCM and Aviation MRO on Cloud, Tablets and Smart phones has witnessed good traction in the Europe region. The company has announced 5 new wins in Q3 of FY 2013-14. This includes Denmark-based, DanCopter, Eagle Air in Iceland, Ellinair in Greece, Aerogulf Sola Engine… Read more »

Source: Ramco Systems, 30-Jan-14

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Scandinavian AirAmbulance opens 10th base – in Denmark

Scandinavian AirAmbulance opens 10th base – in Denmark

On 1 January Scandinavian AirAmbulance (SAA) opened its tenth helicopter base – a HEMS station in Ringsted, Denmark. The Danish HEMS station is situated southwest of Copenhagen and it employs a single-pilot EC145  that sits in alert 24 hours around the clock. The helicopter is operated in partnership wih Falck Ambulans on a January-October interim contract… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 20-Jan-14

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New market research paper on Nordic helicopter market

New market research paper on Nordic helicopter market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Helicopter Services (Nordic)” report to their offering. The report provides a detailed overview of the HELICOPTER SERVICES (Nordic) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 50 companies. It includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. A quick glance of… Read more »

Source: Research and Markets, 15-Jan-14

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CAE to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer for Denmark

CAE to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer for Denmark

CAE was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer (MOFT) for the Royal Danish Navy under the United States foreign military sale (FMS) program. CAE USA will be the prime contractor responsible for the design and manufacture of an MH-60R MOFT that will be delivered in 2016 to Karup Air… Read more »

Source: CAE, 13-Jan-14

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DRF Air Rescue withdraws from Denmark

DRF Air Rescue withdraws from Denmark

[electronic translation] To 31.12.2013, the DRF Air Rescue has withdrawn from Denmark. With the commissioning of the first Danish rescue helicopter in Ringsted in 2010, the DRF Air Rescue had done together with Falck A / S key construction work for the air rescue in the neighboring country. The country of Denmark will expand this now as… Read more »

Source: DRF, 03-Jan-14

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Successful Flight Test of Danish TTT helicopter EW Suite

Successful Flight Test of Danish TTT helicopter EW Suite

Terma and the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) recently conducted a successful flight test of the Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment fielded on the Royal Danish Air Force’ (RDAF) EH-101 TTT helicopters. The flight test was performed according to the original schedule at the air force base in Karup with numerous flights and flare… Read more »

Source: Terma, 22-Dec-13

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Lockheed Martin awarded $67M for Danish MH-60R cockpit work

Lockheed Martin awarded $67M for Danish MH-60R cockpit work

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded $67,290,982 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 4085 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-09-G-0005) for mission avionics and common cockpit; to include Danish specific equipment, non-recurring engineering, program support and associated efforts required for the production and delivery of nine MH-60R aircraft for the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 24-Sep-13

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Aero Dynamix appoints Scandinavian Avionics as Repair Station

Aero Dynamix appoints Scandinavian Avionics as Repair Station

Aero Dynamix, Inc. has approved Scandinavian Avionics, based in Billund, Denmark, as its second international repair station. Scandinavian Avionics is equipped with the necessary equipment and documentation required for testing and re-certification of Aero Dynamix’s NVG modified lighting systems and equipment. The new relationship will help minimize aircraft down time and improve customer service for… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 20-Sep-13

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Denmark picks L-3’s MXTM-15 Imaging Turrets for AW101s

Denmark picks L-3’s MXTM-15 Imaging Turrets for AW101s

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has received an acquisition and sustainment contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) to provide a minimum of eight MXTM-15 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems for the Royal Danish Air Force’s (RDAF) EH101® aircraft. System deliveries are expected to be complete by 2014. Installation of… Read more »

Source: L-3 Wescam, 03-Sep-13

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DanCopter receives its fourth Eurocopter EC225

DanCopter receives its fourth Eurocopter EC225

Eurocopter has delivered a fourth EC225 helicopter to Denmark’s DanCopter A/S – which operates the rotorcraft for crew change missions to offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea. The handover was made at the Marignane, France production facility of Eurocopter, and will be followed by the helicopter’s ferry flight to DanCopter’s Esbjerg, Denmark… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 29-Jul-13

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Scandinavian Avionics receives Garmin award

Scandinavian Avionics receives Garmin award

Scandinavian Avionics has received the Garmin Platinum Award for Elite Performance 2012, which represents the highest level of sales performance, technical expertise and customer service within the Garmin International avionics distributor network. Manager, EMEA Sales & Marketing at Garmin, Trevor Pegrum comments: “Scandinavian Avionics has repeatedly shown that they are one of the top Garmin… Read more »

Source: Scandinavian Avionics, 05-Jul-13

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Universal Avionics Expands International Repair Capabilities for the EFI-890R/890H

Universal Avionics Expands International Repair Capabilities for the EFI-890R/890H

The breadth of repair capabilities for Universal Avionics’ Authorized Dealer, Scandinavian Avionics A/S, has been expanded to include the EFI-890R/890H Advanced Flight Display systems. Scandinavian Avionics is one of Universal Avionics’ premier equipment sales and installation dealers as well as an EASA and FAA Part-145 approved repair facility. Primarily serving the European community, this expanded… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 21-May-13

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Lockheed Martin awarded $28M for long-lead items for Danish MH-60R order

Lockheed Martin awarded $28M for long-lead items for Danish MH-60R order

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded a $27,949,996 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract (N00019-11-C-0020) to provide funding for long lead materials and support for the manufacture and delivery of nine mission avionics systems and common cockpits for the MH-60R for the Danish Government’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Apr-13

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CHC transfers two S92s from Denmark to UK

CHC transfers two S92s from Denmark to UK

CHC have transferred a pair of Sikorsky S92 helicopters form their operation in Denmark to the UK.  Serial 920046 OY-HKA has now been registered as G-WNSF while 920058 OY-HKB is now G-WNSG.  We assume that this is, at least in part, to cover for the requirements generated by the suspension of operations of the Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Dec-12

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Denmark choses MH-60R over AW159

Denmark choses MH-60R over AW159

[electronic translation] The government and the Liberal Party, the Danish People’s Party, Liberal Alliance and the Conservative Party have agreed on the choice of Denmark’s new ship-based helicopter. The government and the parties behind the current defense have agreed to choose the American helicopter MH-60R Seahawk as Denmark’s new ship-based helicopter to replace the current… Read more »

Source: Forsvarsministeren, 22-Nov-12

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Terma to upgrade EW suite on Danish AW101 fleet

Terma to upgrade EW suite on Danish AW101 fleet

Terma and the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) recently signed a contract for upgrading the Electronic Warfare (EW) suite on the Air Force’ TTT Westland 101 Merlin helicopters (EH-101). The EW upgrade program will be carried out during 2013 with delivery from Terma to DALO at the end of 2013. The comprehensive system… Read more »

Source: Terma, 30-Oct-12

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Bell continues momentum in Europe

Bell continues momentum in Europe

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), continues to increase its sales and customer support activities in Europe delivering seven aircraft and signing nine contracts within the last three months, as well as launching Bell 407GX and Bell 429 flight demonstration tours, and gaining EASA approval for a new customer support facility. “Bell Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Sep-12

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Eurocopter delivers four EC225 to Blueway for North Sea operations

Eurocopter delivers four EC225 to Blueway for North Sea operations

Eurocopter will provide the leading Northern European helicopter operator Blueway Group with a total of four new EC225s in 2012. Two of these helicopters are already in service for crew change operations on the Danish continental shelf. The third aircraft was delivered today during a ceremony at Eurocopter’s facilities in Marignane while the final helicopter… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 13-Jul-12

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Brüel & Kjær and Sikorsky sign MoU

Brüel & Kjær and Sikorsky sign MoU

Sikorsky is bidding for the contract to replace the current Danish military Lynx helicopters with its MH-60R Seahawk helicopter. The MoU is conditioned on the decision by the Danish government to procure the Seahawk. The MOU sets a framework for cooperation that will promote and enhance the business interests of both parties. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation… Read more »

Source: Brüel & Kjær, 05-Jul-12

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36th Cabri is first in Denmark

36th Cabri is first in Denmark

Helicopteres Guimbal have recently delivered Cabri serial number 1036 to Air Service Vamdrup, where it is now flying as OY-HJI. The Danish dealer is Air Service Vamdrup Aps, based at Vamdrup close to the city of Kolding.  The company was founded in 1988 by Bent Iversen and has now grown to around 20 employees.  The… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-May-12

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Bell delivers six helicopters into Europe

Bell delivers six helicopters into Europe

Bell Helicopter announced at EBACE it completed deliveries of six of its newest aircraft in Europe during the last month. Three Bell 407GX aircraft, the first of its kind in Europe, took flight in Belgium, Denmark and, most recently, Iceland. Bell also delivered three additional Bell 429 aircraft in Russia and Ukraine. “We are excited… Read more »

Source: Bell, 16-May-12

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Sikorsky and Terma widen MOU as Denmark considers MH-60R

Sikorsky and Terma widen MOU as Denmark considers MH-60R

Sikorsky Aircraft and Terma today announced they have extended and broadened their previously announced Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore additional potential collaborations on aircraft programs. Both the original MOU, signed in February 2010, and the new MOU are conditioned on the Danish government’s decision to procure Sikorsky MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters via a Foreign Military Sale… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-May-12

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Scandinavian Avionics signs agreement with AgustaWestland

Scandinavian Avionics signs agreement with AgustaWestland

Scandinavian Avionics A/S is pleased to announce that it has signed a Heads of Agreement with AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company. Under the agreement, should the AW159 be selected for the Danish Maritime Helicopter Programme (MHP) Scandinavian Avionics A/S will provide a range of avionic support services to AgustaWestland. As part of the wider Industrial Co-operation… Read more »

Source: Scandinavian Avionics, 20-Apr-12

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Terma part of Danish military delegation in the US – MH-60R on itinerary

Terma part of Danish military delegation in the US – MH-60R on itinerary

The Minister of Defence Nick Hækkerup is visiting locations in and around Washington, D.C. Monday, the Minister opened a defense industry conference at the Danish Embassy, arranged by Danish Defence and Security Industries Association, FAD. Also, Nick Hækkerup met with his American colleague Leon Panetta in the Pentagon and later Secretary of the Navy, Ray… Read more »

Source: Terma, 29-Mar-12

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Sikorsky and Danish Aerotech sign MOA for MH-60R support

Sikorsky and Danish Aerotech sign MOA for MH-60R support

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Danish Aerotech A/S to discuss the possibility of establishing a maritime helicopter logistic support capability in Denmark should the Danish Government acquire MH-60R Seahawk® helicopters for the Royal Danish Navy. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 24-Jan-12

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AgustaWestland and Systematic to explore business opportunities worldwide

AgustaWestland and Systematic to explore business opportunities worldwide

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Systematic A/S of Denmark today signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) in Copenhagen to jointly explore business opportunities worldwide. AgustaWestland and Systematic will also work towards the integration of the SitaWare range of systems with AgustaWestland’s rotorcraft platforms and assist Systematic with the development and international marketing of its products… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jan-12

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Guimbal adds distributors in Czech Republic and Denmark

Guimbal adds distributors in Czech Republic and Denmark

French light helicopter manufacturer Helicopteres Guimbal have added distributors in Czech Republic and Denmark according to their website. The Danish dealer is Air Service Vamdrup Aps, based at Vandrup close to the city of Kolding.  The company was founded in 1988 by Bent Iversen and has now grown to around 20 employees.  The company will… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Jan-12

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Selex Elsag to equip Danish AW101s with Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring

Selex Elsag to equip Danish AW101s with Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring

SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded an important contract to supply the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization with 8 LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring) systems to detect obstacles in the low altitude flights that will equip the Royal Danish Air Force EH-101 helicopter fleet in Tactical Transportation configuration. The job order… Read more »

Source: Selex Elsag, 27-Dec-11

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Bel Air signs for two AW189s

Bel Air signs for two AW189s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Bel Air of Denmark has signed a contract for two AW189 helicopters. The aircraft will be used for offshore oil and gas transport missions in the North Sea. Bel Air is the latest offshore oil and gas operator to select the new AW189 helicopter to meet… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 13-Dec-11

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Heli-Power 2011: Delays for Danish ambitions in Afghanistan

Heli-Power 2011: Delays for Danish ambitions in Afghanistan

Shortages of key components and difficulties in purchasing spare engines for AW101s have limited crew training and delayed preparations by the Danish Air Force to send a pair of aircraft to Helmand towards the end of 2012. (see full story)

Source: Shephard Group, 20-Oct-11

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Blueway orders fourth AW139

Blueway orders fourth AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Blueway AS of Norway has signed a contract for one more AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport operations. This order follows an initial contract for three AW139s placed in 2010 and one for a fourth unit signed earlier this year… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 27-Sep-11

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Danish Lynxes fly again

Danish Lynxes fly again

Following the accident suffered in Greenland in August, the Royal Danish Air Force have signed the Lynx helicopter off to fly again.  The investigation into the accident example found a tail rotor drive shaft failure, as announced by Colonel Karsten Schultz, chairman of the Defence Air Accident Investigation Commission.  Each aircraft in the fleet will… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Sep-11

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How popular is Eurocopter’s EC135 Hermes edition?

How popular is Eurocopter’s EC135 Hermes edition?

Significant effort has been put into promoting the Hermes Edition of the Eurocopter EC135.  Eurocopter aimed this project at the high-end corporate market where they partnered with the French couture house to come up with a distinctive design, mainly in the aircraft’s interior – see below.  Some external features were also added, particularly the skid… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Sep-11

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Sikorsky buys Danish Sea King fleet for S61T Iraq contract

Sikorsky buys Danish Sea King fleet for S61T Iraq contract

It is a comprehensive process to sell military helicopters, but the Danish Defence Logistics Organization has now successfully sold its Sea King fleet, having already replaced them operationally by AgustaWestland AW101 Merlins in the last few years. In total, seven S-61 helicopters and accompanying spare parts and accessory packs have been sold, realising approx 40… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Jun-11

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Norsk Luftambulance to fly new EMS operation in Denmark

Norsk Luftambulance to fly new EMS operation in Denmark

A new EMS operation is opening in the Danish provinces of Midtjylland / Nordjylland (Central and Northern Jutland), with a Eurocopter EC135 flown by Norway’s Norsk Luftambulanse.  This is only the second air ambulance helicopter in Denmark, and the first one operational 24 hours a day.  Although Denmark is a small country, its hospital structure… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jun-11

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Denmark: BelAir wins five year Maersk shuttle contract

Denmark: BelAir wins five year Maersk shuttle contract

It is with pride that Bel Air has been chosen to take charge of shuttle flights in the North Sea for Maersk Oil and Gas. Whole Maersk Oil and Gas Contract has been in the contract. Bel Air has won the part of the contract as you welcomed into. Director Susan H. Lastein: “I am… Read more »

Source: BelAir, 25-Mar-11

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21-Mar-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Aalborg, Denmark

Stranded on hospital helipad after APU failure, fixed next day

21-Mar-11

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Register Update – Denmark – January 2011

Register Update – Denmark – January 2011

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Register Updates” series, listing helicopters which have been added to a particular national register, removed from it or the listed owner has changed. Our coverage represents the majority of registration and owner changes within the global civilian helicopter fleet. Most updates are weekly or monthly, although some… Read more »

Source: AvCodes, 14-Feb-11

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20-Jan-11 P-090 Eurocopter AS550C2 Silkeborg, Denmark

One of the Air Force Fennec helicopters struck Thursday two electrical wires near Klovborg. The helicopter’s wire cutter entured that it carried on flying, but the pilot landed immediately as a precaution, following standard procedures. No persons were injured.

20-Jan-11

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Denmark moves Navy helicopters to Air Force’s control

Denmark moves Navy helicopters to Air Force’s control

[electronic translation of Danish press release] The transfer of 723 Squadron, a former Navy Helicopter Service, from Navy to Air Force on Friday marked with gatherings and speeches of the two defense commanders “I have been and remain a highly effective and valued instrument, not just for the Navy, not only for defense but for… Read more »

Source: Danish military, 11-Jan-11

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Denmark requests 12 MH-60R helicopters

Denmark requests 12 MH-60R helicopters

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2010 – The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress November 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Denmark of 12 MH-60R SEAHAWK Multi-Mission Helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.0 billion. The Government of Denmark has requested a possible sale of 12 MH-60R SEAHAWK… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 01-Dec-10

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Systecon optimization and simulation software in use for Danish maritime helicopter purchase

Systecon optimization and simulation software in use for Danish maritime helicopter purchase

Date: Stockholm 2010-11-24 Systecon’s services and tools will be used in DALO’s current acquisition of a new maritime helicopter. In the next months, proposals are expected in response to the RFQ that went to four potential suppliers in September 2010. The new helicopter will replace the 30 years old LYNX Mk. 90B Naval helicopters currently… Read more »

Source: Systecon, 25-Nov-10

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1,000th landing in 3 years on Danish hospital rooftop helipad

1,000th landing in 3 years on Danish hospital rooftop helipad

[Electronic translation of Danish language press release] Helicopter platform at the top of the Empire became a reality after a donation from the AP Møller and Chastine McKinney Møller Foundation for General Purposes and has numerous advantages over the previous solution; In the old days landed rescue helicopter Fælledparken and the patient should therefore first… Read more »

Source: Royal Danish Air Force, 28-Oct-10

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HeliHub.com expands registration update coverage

HeliHub.com expands registration update coverage

Through 2010, HeliHub.com has become known for its range of official register updates, where we list new helicopter registrations, cancellations, changes of owner etc for a range of countries – Australia, Austria, Ireland, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland and UK. We are now very pleased to report that, in association with AMCAR, we… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Oct-10

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New heliport inaugurated on Bornholm, Denmark

New heliport inaugurated on Bornholm, Denmark

Rescue Helicopters fly to Bornholm after patients in the region of 150 times a year. Until last Friday, patients transported by ambulance from hospital to the airport, but with the inauguration of the new heliport, avoided the trip now. After a donation from TrygFonden has now built a new landing area for helicopters near Bornholm… Read more »

Source: Royal Danish Air Force, 20-Sep-10

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Denmark decides on early 2011 date to sell six retired S61 Sea Kings

Denmark decides on early 2011 date to sell six retired S61 Sea Kings

Military Equipment Service (FMT) is responsible for sales of S-61’erne and they have just announced that all six helicopters will be sold at the beginning of 2011. The expected buyers are other countries’ defense or firms within the helicopter industry. Military Equipment Service is starting to make a stock inventory of helicopters and create an… Read more »

Source: Royal Danish Air Force, 18-Sep-10

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Danish helicopter foils pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

Danish helicopter foils pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

The Danish ship Esbern Snare launched a helicopter on Saturday in response to a call for help from a merchant vessel, the Danish navy’s duty officer said

Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 02-Sep-10

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Denmark puts six Sea Kings up for sale

Denmark puts six Sea Kings up for sale

The Royal Danish Air Force has announced that it is ready to dispose of its Sea King fleet, more recently superceded by AgustaWestland AW101s after the Sikorsky-built fleet completed an impressive 45 years in service.  The last operational flight was on 16th June this year, as reported on HeliHub.com here. Two Danish Sea Kings were… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-Aug-10

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Danish Air Force hold Sea King retirement ceremony

Danish Air Force hold Sea King retirement ceremony

Nearly 500 people recently turned up to help 722 Squadron say farewell to the venerable S-61 Sea King rescue helicopter which has anchored rescue operations across the country for 45 years.  Tactical Air Command chief executive, Henrik Dam, called a huge vote of thanks to former crew members, former patients and special invitees who had… Read more »

Source: HelIHub.com, 07-Jul-10

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First EMS helicopter in Denmark starts operations 1st May

Denmark’s first emergency helicopter is preparing to take flight on 1 May in an 18-month trial scheme that will provide arial-based medical help to residents on Zealand.

Source: Copenhagen Post, 30-Apr-10

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Sikorsky and Terma Sign MOU to Explore Danish Maritime Helicopter Program Opportunity

Sikorsky and Terma Sign MOU to Explore Danish Maritime Helicopter Program Opportunity

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Terma A/S today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential collaborations if the Danish government decides to procure Sikorsky MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters. The government is currently evaluating alternatives including the MH-60R aircraft for a replacement maritime helicopter. The MH-60R aircraft would be procured via the Foreign Military… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 16-Feb-10

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Bel Air ready for 2010 introduction of new offshore helicopter rules

Denmark’s Bel Air, which has entered a “Call off” contract with Maersk Oil, says it has fully complied with the new European performance requirements for offshore helicopters that come into force in 2010.

Source: EBAN, 11-Oct-09

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Lockheed Martin and Terma sign MoU for the Maritime Helicopter opportunity in Denmark

Lockheed Martin and Danish aerospace and defense company Terma A/S today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities associated with the potential sale of the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R multimission helicopter to the Danish Government.

Source: Lockheed Martin, 08-Sep-09

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