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Eagle prepare 15th Bell 407HP Conversion

Eagle prepare 15th Bell 407HP Conversion

Eagle Australasia will shortly welcome a Bell 407 into the hangar from Allway Logistics and are ready to start work on Eagle’s 15th high-performance conversion. The Eagle 407HP is the result of a conversion in which the Bell 407 Rolls Royce engine is replaced with a Honeywell HTS900 for better performance, increased payload and greater fuel… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 05-Dec-17

Eagle Copters Selects Caution Panel for B212 NVG Upgrade

Eagle Copters Selects Caution Panel for B212 NVG Upgrade

AEM Corp and VIH Aerospace have announced that Eagle Copters of Calgary has selected the MCP01-100N NVIS Master Caution Panel for use in a customer upgrade program. Eagle Copters are refurbishing five (5) Bell 212 helicopters for an undisclosed customer and chose the MCP01 for ease of integration with the new NVG cockpit and reliability… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 13-Nov-17

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Eagle Copters Launches New Website

Eagle Copters Launches New Website

After rebranding earlier this year, Eagle Copters is proud to launch an overhauled new website developed to be user friendly, perform optimally for users on any device, and fully share the talent, scope, and global reach of the organization. “A lot has changed at Eagle since our last website was designed and it is important… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 10-Nov-17

Air Shasta takes delivery of their first Eagle 407HP

Air Shasta takes delivery of their first Eagle 407HP

Air Shasta were excited to take delivery of their first Eagle 407HP, a conversion in which Eagle replaces the standard Bell 407 Rolls Royce engine with a Honeywell HTS900, in July 2017. Air Shasta is a California-based operator with more than 30 years’ experience in helicopter tours, sales, maintenance, flight training and charter services.  Air… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters Australasia, 28-Sep-17

Eagle Australasia proud to help the local community

Eagle Australasia proud to help the local community

Eagle Australasia has been a proud sponsor of the Northern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter for the past 5 years. Each year the community’s own Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is on standby 24 hours a day to help save lives across the Northern Rivers and beyond.  The Northern Region fleet carry out an… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 26-Jul-17

Able signs an exclusive agreement with Eagle Copters

Able signs an exclusive agreement with Eagle Copters

 Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected by Eagle Copters Ltd. as the exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services for helicopter installations in Australasia and Chile. The agreement includes support for a significant mixed fleet of aircraft in these regions. It will also help Eagle Copters expand… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 05-Mar-17

Eagle 407HP trials in Papua New Guinea produce increase across all tasked loads

Eagle 407HP trials in Papua New Guinea produce increase across all tasked loads

The first Eagle Copters 407HP in the region, VH-EPU, has been operating in the hot and high environment of Papua New Guinea with outstanding results At high altitude testing above 10,000 feet, the aircraft is lifting more than a standard Bell 212 and close to double the standard Bell 407 helicopter. Shortly after its May 2016… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 17-Jan-17

Eagle Copters delivers two 407HP back to Yellowhead after conversion

Eagle Copters delivers two 407HP back to Yellowhead after conversion

Eagle Copters announced the delivery of two Eagle 407HP’s to industry veteran Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. just in time for the upcoming season.  Yellowhead plans to take full advantage of the 407HP’s additional power and payload during the warm summer months for various missions including cone harvesting, aerial seeding, power and pipe line patrols and fire… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 17-Jun-16

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Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Eagle Copters Ltd. has announced the Nevada Department of Wildlife as its next customer for the company’s Eagle 407HP helicopter, powered by Honeywell’s HTS900 turboshaft engine. The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is a state agency largely responsible for the proper management of Nevada’s fish and wildlife resources and boating safety. As the replacement for… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 03-Mar-16

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Vector to support Eagle Copter PT6T Engines

Vector to support Eagle Copter PT6T Engines

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement with Eagle Copters Ltd. to provide repair, overhaul, testing, modification, and other services as required on Eagle Copter’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T power sections and combining gearboxes. “We are… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Twirly Birds Announce the 2016 Les Morris Award Recipient

Twirly Birds Announce the 2016 Les Morris Award Recipient

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris award as Mr. Anthony Melvin “Mel” O’Reilly, founder of Eagle Copters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Mr. O’Reilly began his long aviation career in eastern Canada in 1955 with the Royal Canadian Air Force in field helicopter maintenance and later… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 22-Feb-16

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Bell Customer Support VP moves to Eagle Copters

Bell Customer Support VP moves to Eagle Copters

Eagle Copters Ltd. is proud to announce that Barry Kohler has accepted the position of President and CEO of the company, effective August 11th, 2015. Barry is a seasoned professional who has spent the last 30 years working in the aerospace sector. Mike O’Reilly, who currently holds the position of President and CEO, will join… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 10-Aug-15

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Philippine UH-1 contract goes to court, US supplier alleges extortion

Philippine UH-1 contract goes to court, US supplier alleges extortion

The US-based supplier for a P1.2 billion helicopter contract with the military has accused the whistleblower in the supposed anomalies in the deal of extortion, and alleged that whenever she failed to get what she wanted, she made things difficult for the company.See Full Story.

Source: Inquirer.net, 09-Jul-15

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Eagle Copters Digital Audio System Receives FAA Approval for Airbus H145 (BK117 D-2)

Eagle Copters Digital Audio System Receives FAA Approval for Airbus H145 (BK117 D-2)

Eagle Copters is pleased to announce FAA STC installation approval for its Generation II Digital Audio Systems in Airbus Helicopters H145 (MBB-BK117 D-2) rotorcraft. This certification complements their product installation STCs that encompass more than 47 popular models of both Part 27 and Part 29 rotorcraft. For Law Enforcement applications, the system provides full access… Read more »

Source: Eagle, 17-Jun-15

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Eagle Copters Australasia officially opens new maintenance and support facility

Eagle Copters Australasia officially opens new maintenance and support facility

Less than two years after establishing its base at Coffs Harbour, Eagle Copters Australasia is proud to officially open its new maintenance facility, expanding its operation to service increasing demand, from scheduled servicing to complete refurbishment including paint, customisation and complex avionics installations. ECA Managing Director Grant Boyter said the new facility, which includes two… Read more »

Source: Eagle, 02-Jun-15

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Philippines halts contract for 21 Hueys

Philippines halts contract for 21 Hueys

The Philippines has terminated the contract to purchase 21 helicopters worth about P1.2 billion, a Palace official said Friday. See Full Story

Source: Manila Standard Today, 20-Apr-15

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Eagle 407HP Receives FAA Certification

Eagle 407HP Receives FAA Certification

EAGLE COPTERS LTD a world leader in helicopter sales, leasing,product development and engineering—proudly announces the receipt of Federal Aviation Administration certification for its Eagle 407HP. Less than two weeks after announcing itsTransport Canada certification, Eagle Copters is extremely proud to announce the receipt of FAA certification for their Eagle 407HP conversion program.By virtue of a… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 13-Jan-15

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Eagle Copters Australasia to showcase Eagle Single at Rotortech

Eagle Copters Australasia to showcase Eagle Single at Rotortech

Eagle Copters Australasia will feature its Eagle Single helicopter at Rotortech 2014, May 24 and  25, on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. The Eagle Single is a recent entrant into the Bell Medium Lift Helicopter market and is an STC conversion of the Bell 212 helicopter from a twin engine to a single engine. Eagle Copter… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 15-May-14

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Eagle Copters Australasia offers advantages with leasing

Eagle Copters Australasia offers advantages with leasing

When it comes to helicopters, leasing is fast becoming the preferred option compared to purchasing, proving substantial benefits for organisations such as lower capital investment, no exposure to residual value risk and tax-deductible lease payments. Having flexible lease terms provides better alignment of cash outflows with income and the ability to manage fleets according to… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 31-Mar-14

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Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce has signed multi-year agreements with four large fleet operators, aimed at enhancing operational support for more than 220 helicopters. The agreements provide vital engine repairs and overhauls through the authorizedRolls-Royce FIRST network, which guarantees the use of genuine Rolls-Royce parts and exclusive use of the Rolls-Royce M250 repair network, as well as access to tailor-made technical manual libraries. Greg Fedele, Rolls-Royce,… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 26-Feb-14

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Eagle Single launched for sale or lease in Australia

Eagle Single launched for sale or lease in Australia

Eagle Copters Australasia brings the EAGLE Single as a new entrant into the Bell Medium Lift helicopter market offering unmatched performance with increased reliability. Based at Coffs Harbour Airport and led by Managing Director, Grant Boyter, and Chief Engineer, Rohan Schallmeiner, Eagle Copters Australasia offers helicopter leasing, sales and support services. Eagle Copters Australasia is… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 26-Jan-14

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Eagle Copters Australasia sets up new base at Coffs Harbour

Eagle Copters Australasia sets up new base at Coffs Harbour

New rotary wing company, Eagle Copters Australasia combines the talents of Australian company, Aero Assist, with the experience of one of the international leaders in the helicopter industry, Eagle Copters Ltd. A privately owned company, operating from a new base at Coffs Harbour Airport, and led by Managing Director, Grant Boyter, and Chief Engineer, Rohan… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters Australasia, 15-Nov-13

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Honeywell HTS900 powered Eagle 407HP Begins Flight Testing

Honeywell HTS900 powered Eagle 407HP Begins Flight Testing

 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) previously announced that the HTS900 turboshaft engine was chosen by Eagle Copters Ltd. for its re-engine program for the Bell 407, named the Eagle 407HP. The concept of this engine conversion program originated in 2009 and now, after the successful conclusion of integration and ground testing, the Eagle 407HP is in the… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 08-Mar-13

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Falcon receives DAS Vertical Reference Door for 12th Bell 412EP

Falcon receives DAS Vertical Reference Door for 12th Bell 412EP

Abu Dhabi based Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) continues to lead the way in offshore oilfield support in the United Arab Emirates by embracing innovative, safety focused improvements for their Bell 412EP Fleet.  Following the recent decision to upgrade their entire fleet with the BLR FastFin System, FAS have taken delivery of a fully customized DAS… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 26-Feb-12

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Bell Helicopter honours its Platinum CSFs

Bell Helicopter honours its Platinum CSFs

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has named its 2012 Platinum-level Customer Service Facilities (CSFs). These 11 independently-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul service providers are the top performers of the Bell Helicopter industry-leading worldwide customer support and services network. “Bell Helicopter is consistently recognized as a leader in customer support throughout the industry,”… Read more »

Source: Bell, 22-Feb-12

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Branding Iron completes website for Eagle Copters

Branding Iron completes website for Eagle Copters

Branding Iron Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations, (Branding Iron) announced that they completed a new website for Eagle Copters Ltd. on a special project to sell excess inventory for Rotorcraft Leasing Corporation, today at Heli Expo.  The new website features nearly 70 helicopters for sale. “We are pleased with the new website that Branding Iron… Read more »

Source: Branding Iron, 13-Feb-12

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Aero Dynamix upgrades Bell 412 NVG cockpit for Toll Remote Logistics

Aero Dynamix upgrades Bell 412 NVG cockpit for Toll Remote Logistics

Aero Dynamix announces the delivery of certified NVG cockpit upgrades for two Bell 412 helicopters owned and operated by the Toll Remote Logistics, Helicopter Division. Eagle Helicopters was contracted to provide comprehensive upgrades for the B412s and subcontracted NVG modifications and upgrades to Aero Dynamix. The upgraded B412s will be used for multi-mission operations. The… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 18-Jan-12

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Becker Avionics integrates DVCS-6100 into Bell 412s

Becker Avionics integrates DVCS-6100 into Bell 412s

Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 Digital Audio System was recently selected by the Houston PD Air Support Unit for integration into their newly acquired multi-mission Bell 412EP. Additionally, Australia’s Hunter Region Helicopter Rescue Service chose the DVCS for their new Bell 412EP. These aircraft are currently undergoing completion at Eagle Copters facility in Calgary Canada. The DVCS6100… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 27-May-11

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Eagle Copters wins contract to provide Houston Police with a B412EP

Eagle Copters wins contract to provide Houston Police with a B412EP

Eagle Copters Ltd. (ECL) has been awarded a contract to provide the City of Houston and the Houston Police Department with a fully mission equipped Bell 412EP helicopter.  In operation since 1970, the Houston Police Department Air Support Division (Helicopter Patrol Division) has grown into the second largest municipal helicopter police air support unit in… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 20-Apr-11

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Bell honors top Customer Service Facilities

Bell honors top Customer Service Facilities

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has named the 2011 Platinum-level Customer Service Facilities (CSFs). These 14 independently-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul service providers were recognized last evening during the Bell Helicopter Customer Reception at Heli-Expo 2011 in Orlando, Florida. “Bell Helicopter is consistently recognized as a leader in customer support throughout the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 07-Mar-11

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