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Yellowhead Helicopters take delivery of a new AS350B3e for heliski work

Yellowhead Helicopters take delivery of a new AS350B3e for heliski work

Eurocopter Canada have announced that over the holidays, Yellowhead Helicopters took delivery of a AS350 B3e for heli-skiing operations in British Columbia.  Serial 7649 remains on the Canadian register in Eurocopter’s name, but it expected to change to Yellowhead in the near future. From left to right: Brad Pratt, Pilot and Rob Wittmack, AME. Jeremy Parkin… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jan-14

Eurocopter Canada profiles EC225 in offshore and SAR roles

Eurocopter Canada profiles EC225 in offshore and SAR roles

Eurocopter Canada Ltd. is showcasing the EC225 helicopter in St. John’s this week to demonstrate the rotorcraft’s features and capabilities for the offshore oil and gas community in Canada’s Newfoundland and Labrador province. The helicopter is in St. John’s for three days to highlight its ideal suitability for use as a crew transport aircraft, and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 28-Nov-13

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Eurocopter Canada delivers EC130 to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Eurocopter Canada delivers EC130 to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Eurocopter Canada has delivered an EC130 single-engine helicopter to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR). The aircraft will be used to support various missions across Ontario including; forest fire suppression, wildlife management and utility operations. With delivery of the EC130, OMNR will operate a Eurocopter fleet of seven EC130’s and an AS350 B2. OMNR’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 26-Nov-13

Eurocopter Canada presents the “Innovation in Safety” award

Eurocopter Canada presents the “Innovation in Safety” award

The 2013 winner of Eurocopter Canada’s Innovation in Safety Award is Mr. Paul Spring, President of Phoenix Heli-Flight, following a review of nominees by a helicopter industry committee.  Active in the industry for over 37 years, Spring is an early adopter of innovative safety management systems in Canada helicopter operations and a strong advocate for… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 11-Nov-13

Blackcomb Aviation sign for two Eurocopter EC135s

Blackcomb Aviation sign for two Eurocopter EC135s

Blackcomb Aviation’s EC135’s will be based in Pemberton, British Columbia and provide support for the company’s numerous multi-year contracts with organizations requiring state-of-the-art twin engine aircraft.  This will include ongoing support for an extensive range of power utility (hydro) missions in western Canada. “With safety and efficient service at the core of Blackcomb Aviation’s principal… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 11-Nov-13

Yellowhead Helicopters buy Eurocopter AS350B3e for heli-skiing

Yellowhead Helicopters buy Eurocopter AS350B3e for heli-skiing

Yellowhead Helicopters’ AS350 B3e will be based in Valemount, British Columbia, one of many bases situated in Alberta and British Columbia. The aircraft will be delivered in December 2013 and will be used for heliski Operations at the Mike Wiegele world class Heli-sking destination for helicopter skiing, located in Blue River, BC. “The Ecureuil family… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 11-Nov-13

Eurocopter Canada demonstrates the EC135 at the HAC

Eurocopter Canada demonstrates the EC135 at the HAC

Eurocopter Canada promotes the light twin-engine product range and highlights performance of the EC135 with flight demonstrations and dedicated product briefings. Eurocopter has the most diverse and versatile helicopter range in the world for Civil and Para-public customers; comprised of three light twin-engine helicopter models with proven reliability and performance. They are quickly becoming the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 08-Nov-13

Eurocopter boosts Mohawk College’s aviation program

Eurocopter boosts Mohawk College’s aviation program

Mohawk College’s School of Aviation scored some helicopter training equipment last week, courtesy of Eurocopter Canada – see full story

Source: Niagara This Week, 27-Sep-13

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Eurocopter Canada delivers EC135 to Finnair Helicopters

Eurocopter Canada delivers EC135 to Finnair Helicopters

Finnair Helicopters’ EC135 will be based in Naramata, British Columbia The EC135 will be supporting a variety of hydro missions across the province including; line inspection, vegetation surveys, construction/repair and environmental patrol. “The helicopter industry is continually evolving and the selection of the EC135 allows us to be ahead of the curve in terms of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 10-Sep-13

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Paul’s Aircraft Services takes delivery of fifth AS350

Paul’s Aircraft Services takes delivery of fifth AS350

Eurocopter Canada delivers a new AS350 B3e for utility operations to Paul’s Aircraft Services based out of Yellowknife, NT Paul’s Aircraft Services’ new AS350 B3e will join their existing Eurocopter fleet of 4 AS350’s. This is the first delivery of the enhanced AS350 B3e to Paul’s Aircraft Services. The addition of the aircraft for Paul’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 12-Aug-13

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Apr/May/Jun 2013

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 07-Jul-13

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New President/CEO at Eurocopter Canada

New President/CEO at Eurocopter Canada

The Eurocopter Canada Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Romain Trapp as the new Eurocopter Canada President & CEO. Romain joins Eurocopter Canada, headquartered in Fort Erie, Ontario from Grand Prairie, Texas, following a 5 year term as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for American Eurocopter. “I am pleased to join Eurocopter Canada… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 27-Jun-13

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Eurocopter Canada invites nominations for ‘Innovation in Safety Award’

Eurocopter Canada invites nominations for ‘Innovation in Safety Award’

Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) will celebrate outstanding achievement at the Helicopter Association of Canada annual conference, November 8th-10th in Vancouver, BC. The winner(s) of the ‘Innovation in Safety Award’ will be chosen by a committee selection process and receive a cash prize of $5,000.00 as well as, recognition of industry professionals. “It is Eurocopter Canada’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 26-Jun-13

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Wood Buffalo Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B3e

Wood Buffalo Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B3e

Utility operator, Wood Buffalo Helicopters has taken delivery of an AS350 B3e. The new aircraft is part of a fleet renewal and will join their existing fleet of Eurocopter aircraft, which includes 5 AS350 B2’s and 2 EC120’s. “Acquisition of the AS350 B3e is an investment in the continued security and efficiency of our utility… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 26-Jun-13

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Eurocopter Canada delivers second AS350B3e to Lakeshore Helicopters

Eurocopter Canada delivers second AS350B3e to Lakeshore Helicopters

Lakeshore Helicopters’ AS350 B3e will join their existing Eurocopter fleet of 2 AS350 B3’s and a AS350 B3e, that was delivered in April 2012. The addition of a second AS350 B3e to Lakeshore’s fleet will provide utility and transport solutions for their customers, who, through experience, have come to rely on the multi-mission platform of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 26-Jun-13

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Canada – LR Helicopters take delivery of AS350B3e

Canada – LR Helicopters take delivery of AS350B3e

L R HELICOPTERS has chosen its fifth A-Star aircraft, an AS350 B3e that will join their existing fleet. This will be the first new Eurocopter aircraft for L R HELICOPTERS. The AS350 B3e will support a variety of missions including; Forestry and Wildlife Management Services, Geographical Exploration as well as, Flight Rescue Operations. “Acquisition of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 03-Jun-13

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Canada – Vortex Helicopters takes delivery of AS350B3e

Canada – Vortex Helicopters takes delivery of AS350B3e

Eurocopter Canada supplies Vortex Helicopters Inc. with an AS350 B3e for utility based operations in Fort McMurray, AB. Vortex Helicopters has chosen its fourth A-Star aircraft, an AS350 B3e that will join their existing Eurocopter fleet. The new AS350 B3e will support a variety of utility missions that include the expanding oil sands industry in… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 28-May-13

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Great Slave Helicopters introduces BK117

Great Slave Helicopters introduces BK117

Great Slave Helicopters (GSH) has taken delivery of a BK117 from the Eurocopter Canada Service Center after customization. The BK117 was originally purchased in Germany, with Eurocopter Canada performing various modifications to customize the aircraft. Great Slave Helicopters BK117 complements their existing fleet of twenty-four Eurocopter aircraft. Their extensive Eurocopter fleet consists of the following… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 03-May-13

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Hy-Ridge Helicopters takes delivery of AS350B3e

Hy-Ridge Helicopters takes delivery of AS350B3e

Hy-Ridge Helicopters Ltd. has chosen its fourth A-Star aircraft, an AS350 B3e, to support a variety of utility and transport missions throughout Alberta and British Columbia that include; long-lining, sling operations, fire suppression, heli-torch operations, air ambulance services, seismic operations, mining exploration, heli-skiing as well as, private and corporate charter services. “The AS350 B3e’s incredible adaptability… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 01-May-13

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Coast to Coast Helicopters adds two AS350B3e to Mustang fleet

Coast to Coast Helicopters adds two AS350B3e to Mustang fleet

Coast to Coast Helicopters took delivery of two enhanced AS350 B3e’s to increase support for the groups utility helicopters operations. Both aircraft will be operated by one of the group’s subsidiary operations; Mustang Helicopters. “The purchase of the AS350 B3e’s was an easy decision as the AStar family has continued to demonstrate its reliability and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 17-Apr-13

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Jan/Feb/Mar 2013

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Apr-13

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Eurocopter Canada announces corporate EC130T2 sale

Eurocopter Canada announces corporate EC130T2 sale

Eurocopter Canada announces the sale of a new EC130 T2 helicopter to Fox Aviation of Montreal, Quebec. The aircraft will be flown privately and is the third Eurocopter helicopter in the past 12 years selected by Fox Aviation. First was an EC120, then the EC130 B4 and now the EC130 T2, an evolution of the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 07-Mar-13

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Eurocopter Canada announces sale of EC130T2 to Peak Aviation

Eurocopter Canada announces sale of EC130T2 to Peak Aviation

Peak Aviation adds latest member of the Ecureuil Family in its Eurocopter fleet in order to fulfill its expanding activities in the Quebec region The EC130 T2 will join Peak Aviation’s fleet, consisting entirely of Eurocopter products, including; two EC130 B4’s, one AS350 B3 and an AS350 B3e, that was recently delivered in March 2012…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 07-Mar-13

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Eurocopter Canada Introduces On-line Technical Publication Service

Eurocopter Canada Introduces On-line Technical Publication Service

The new innovative on-line technical publications service will allow Eurocopter Canada’s customers to gain access to all up-to-date aircraft publications through the Keycopter portal. This will create instant access as soon as the publications are released. “We strive to make all support materials easily accessible for our customers,” said Guy Joannes, President and CEO, ECL…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 06-Mar-13

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Universal Helicopters Newfoundland orders AS350B3e

Universal Helicopters Newfoundland orders AS350B3e

Universal Helicopters has chosen its fifth A-Star aircraft, an AS350 B3e, to assist with utility and transport missions throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. The sale was confirmed today with Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) at Heli-Expo 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   “The AS350 B3e’s extraordinary versatility and reputation as the ultimate work horse made it the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 06-Mar-13

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Eurocopter Canada adds new STC items for AS350, EC130 and EC120

Eurocopter Canada adds new STC items for AS350, EC130 and EC120

With the recent certification of the 2nd Battery Installation for the EC130 B4 and the Cable Cutter installation for the AS350, Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) has increased the range of kitted Supplemental Type Certificates (STC’s) for Eurocopter’s AS350, EC130 and EC120 product range. With the 2nd battery installation on the EC130, operators can benefit from… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Mar-13

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Eurocopter Canada Accepting Nominations for ‘Innovation in Safety Award

Eurocopter Canada Accepting Nominations for ‘Innovation in Safety Award

Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) will recognize outstanding achievement with its presentation of the 2nd Annual ‘Innovation in Safety Award’. This award was established as a benchmark in which to measure the advanced achievements accomplished by groups, companies, organizations or agencies in maintaining Canadian rotary wing safe flying operations, while employing an exceptional or groundbreaking approach…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 17-Jan-13

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Oct/Nov/Dec 2012

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Jan-13

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Kootenay Valley Helicopters adds AS350B3e

Kootenay Valley Helicopters adds AS350B3e

On December 14, 2012, Eurocopter Canada delivered an AS350 B3e to Kootenay Valley Helicopters to assist with utility missions throughout British Columbia. “”The selection of an AS350 B3e was easy. Acquiring quality aircraft satisfies our customers as well as, helping us reach our goals of advancement in the industry” said Wendell Maki, Owner and Chief… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 17-Dec-12

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Jul/Aug/Sep 2012

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Oct-12

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Eurocopter Canada produces 300th EC145 cowling

Eurocopter Canada produces 300th EC145 cowling

On Aug. 30, 2012, Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) completed its 300th cowling for the EC145 at its composite manufacturing facility in Fort Erie, Ont. “We are very proud of the hard work and dedication displayed by our composites team,” said Guy Joannes, President and CEO, ECL. “Composite manufacturing at ECL has earned its reputation for… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 31-Aug-12

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Eurocopter Canada Selects LaserEdge Templating System

Eurocopter Canada Selects LaserEdge Templating System

Virtek Vision is pleased to announce the sale of its Virtek® LaserEdge® projection system to Eurocopter Canada for use in composite layup and reverse engineering. Virtek’s LaserEdge system is a three-dimensional laser templating system that eliminates the need for physical templates. It precisely projects a laser template onto molds to guide operators through the ply layup process, minimizing… Read more »

Source: Gerber Technology, 19-Jul-12

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Apr/May/Jun 2012

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Jul-12

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Eurocopter Canada Newsletter – Jan/Feb/Mar 2012

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 05-Apr-12

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Eurocopter Canada partners with HS Capital to provide financing solutions

Eurocopter Canada partners with HS Capital to provide financing solutions

“We are confident that the partnership with HS Capital will give Eurocopter owners and operators financing options that can assist customers with business opportunities today and in preparation for future contracts,” cited Guy Joannes, President and CEO of Eurocopter Canada Limited. The key appeal of HS Capital’s approach is being able to quickly establish a… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 18-Mar-12

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Mustang Helicopters to add a Eurocopter AS350B3e

Mustang Helicopters to add a Eurocopter AS350B3e

Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) announced the sale of an enhanced AS350 B3e to Coast to Coast Helicopters group – a utility helicopters group. The aircraft will be operated by one of the group’s operators: Mustang Helicopters. “The high-performance AS350 B3e offers versatility, space and updated safety features that are well suited for Coast to Coast’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 18-Mar-12

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Eurocopter Canada name “Innovation in Safety” award winner

Eurocopter Canada name “Innovation in Safety” award winner

Eurocopter Canada presents the first “Innovation in Safety” award to Mr. Geoff Goodyear, President and Chief Operating Officer, Universal Helicopters Newfoundland Limited (UHNL). Committee members have selected an outstanding individual in Mr. Geoff Goodyear who personifies what Eurocopter Canada’s Innovation in Safety Award is all about.  Active in the industry for over 33 years, Geoff… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 18-Mar-12

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Peak Aviation buy fourth Eurocopter, an AS350B3e

Peak Aviation buy fourth Eurocopter, an AS350B3e

Peak Aviation Inc. has selected the AS350 B3e to assist with its mining, fire and long-lining missions. The sale by Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) will mark Peak Aviation’s fourth Eurocopter product, including two EC130 B4s and one AS350 B3. “The AS350 B3e is the best single engine aircraft for the type of utility work that… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 18-Mar-12

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Héli-Boréal adds eighth Eurocopter to fleet

Héli-Boréal adds eighth Eurocopter to fleet

Héli-Boréal Inc. has selected the AS350 B2 as its eighth Eurocopter helicopter. The aircraft was delivered by Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) on March 16, 2012 and will be used to expand Héli-Boréal’s work in mining exploration; hydro surveying and maintenance missions. “The proven AS350 B2 has become renowned for its versatility,” said Guy Joannes, President… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 18-Mar-12

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Wood Buffalo Helicopters buys Eurocopter AS350B3e

Wood Buffalo Helicopters buys Eurocopter AS350B3e

The delivery of an AS350 B3e by Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) marks Wood Buffalo Helicopters’ sixth purchase of Eurocopter aircraft for its growing fleet. The AS350 B3e will assist Wood Buffalo with a range of missions alongside 4 AS350 B2 and 2 EC120 aircraft. “We are continuously impressed by Eurocopter products and support,” said Michael… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 14-Feb-12

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Eurocopter Canada sells AS350B3e to Lakeshore Helicopters

Eurocopter Canada sells AS350B3e to Lakeshore Helicopters

Lakeshore Helicopters Limited has finalized its purchase of one AS350 B3e helicopter from Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL). This will be the fourth Eurocopter aircraft to join Lakeshore Helicopters’ fleet, including one AS350 B2 and two AS350 B3 aircraft. “The AS350 B3e demonstrates a lot of potential in regards to extra power and lifting capacity,” said… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 14-Feb-12

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Hélicoptères Hélicarrier selects AS350B3e

Hélicoptères Hélicarrier selects AS350B3e

Hélicoptères Hélicarrier Inc. will enhance its capabilities in mining and external load operations with its recent purchase of an AS350 B3e from Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL). Hélicoptères Hélicarrier currently operates 2 AS350 B3 aircraft for its diverse customer base. “We have been very impressed with the performance of the AS350 B3 for our wide range… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 14-Feb-12

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Capitale Hélicoptère selects EC130 to support utility missions in Quebec

Capitale Hélicoptère selects EC130 to support utility missions in Quebec

Capitale Hélicoptère has chosen its fourth EC130 B4 aircraft to assist with utility missions throughout Quebec. The sale was confirmed today with Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) at Heli-Expo 2012 in Dallas, Texas. “The EC130 B4 is a versatile aircraft that is suitable for a variety of missions,” said Guy Joannes, President and CEO, ECL. “We… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 14-Feb-12

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Canadian Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B3e

Canadian Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B3e

The latest purchase of an AS350 B3e aircraft by Canadian Helicopters will assist with demanding utility missions and will increase its current fleet to 75 Eurocopter aircraft. The addition of the AS350 B3e will contribute to CH’s corporate rebranding, which has been reflected through its growing international presence with the recent acquisition of Helicopters NZ… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 12-Feb-12

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Fugro Airborne Surveys Canada goes rotary with AS350B3e

Fugro Airborne Surveys Canada goes rotary with AS350B3e

International surveying company Fugro Airborne Surveys has selected the AS350 B3e from Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) to assist with its geophysical survey missions. In addition to previously leased AS350 aircraft, this will be Fugro’s first helicopter purchase in Canada. “To date, our preferred model has been the AS350 B3, which we have chartered from our… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 09-Feb-12

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Nominations open for Eurocopter Canada’s ‘Innovation in Safety Award’

Nominations open for Eurocopter Canada’s ‘Innovation in Safety Award’

Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) will identify the best in class with its 2011 ‘Innovation in Safety Award’. The award was established to help strengthen the industry’s understanding of superior safety practices and initiatives by recognizing a group, company, organization or agency that utilizes an exceptional or ground-breaking approach toward rotary wing safe flying operations. “ECL’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 02-Feb-12

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Eurocopter Canada delivers AS350 training aid to BCIT

Eurocopter Canada delivers AS350 training aid to BCIT

Eurocopter Canada (ECL) will continue to support the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s (BCIT) AME program and AME Type Course with a recent delivery of one Eurocopter AS350 training aid aircraft. A Memorandum of Understanding between ECL and BCIT was officially signed in September 2009 at BCIT’s Aerospace Technology Campus in Richmond – the facility… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 08-Dec-11

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Transport Canada certifies the Eurocopter AS350B3e

Transport Canada certifies the Eurocopter AS350B3e

Officially launched at Heli-Expo 2011, the AS350 B3e is designed to carry out demanding missions in the most extreme weather and geographical conditions. Its exceptional lift capability, high endurance, extended range and fast cruise speed make the AS350 B3e the leader in its class. “We look forward to enhancing our customers’ fleets, by offering the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 21-Nov-11

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Quebec’s Capitale Hélicoptère receives EC130, AS350B2 and AS350B3

Quebec’s Capitale Hélicoptère receives EC130, AS350B2 and AS350B3

With the delivery of three new helicopters in October 2011 from the Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) facility in Fort Erie, Ontario, Capitale Hélicoptère’s fleet will have a total of 11 Eurocopter aircraft consisting of 5 AS350 B2’s, 3 EC130 B4’s, 2 AS350 B3’s and 1 EC120 B available for the 2011-2012 operating season. “We are… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 03-Nov-11

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Eurocopter Canada targets police market

Eurocopter Canada targets police market

Eurocopter president Guy Joannes said Tuesday that his company is looking to expand in the market for police helicopters, following on its success with landing earlier contracts with forces such as the Ontario Provincial Police and RCMP.  Photo EC120 of York Provincial Police

Source: Globe and Mail, 31-May-11

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Eurocopter Canada delivers two EC135P2+ to Ontario Provincial Police

Eurocopter Canada delivers two EC135P2+ to Ontario Provincial Police

What follows is the official Eurocopter Canada press release.  HeliHub.com first broke this story on 4th February, almost four months ago, see here. In an official ceremony held at the Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters, Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) officially transferred two new generation twin-engine EC135 helicopters to the Ontario Provincial Police. “The multi-role EC135 is… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 29-May-11

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Eurocopter Canada delivers third AS350B2 to Innukopteres

Eurocopter Canada delivers third AS350B2 to Innukopteres

The AS350 B2 will join Innukopteres’ current Eurocopter fleet of 2 AS350 B2’s that were acquired in January and March 2009. Innukopteres’ fleet will be flown for Hydro-Québec projects, the mining industry, tourism and wildlife services.  Innukopteres’ experienced and dedicated team of professionals, focus on safety and acquisition of its 3rd AS350 B2 will ensure… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 23-May-11

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TRK Helicopters purchase new AS355NP from Eurocopter Canada

TRK Helicopters purchase new AS355NP from Eurocopter Canada

The AS355 NP will be introduced into TRK Helicopter’s fleet in April 2011. The AS355 NP will be used for various types of flying missions including; tours and commercial operations. “The AS355 NP will be a welcomed addition into TRK Helicopter’s dynamic fleet of aircraft,” said Mr. Randy Marks, President, TRK Helicopter’s. “The AS355 NP’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 28-Mar-11

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Turbomeca USA signs training contract with Eurocopter Canada

Turbomeca USA signs training contract with Eurocopter Canada

A subcontracting agreement was signed between Turbomeca USA, Inc. (Safran group) and Eurocopter Canada Limited that will provide level 1 and 2 (different level on intervention on the engine) training courses in Canada. Under this agreement Eurocopter Canada Limited will be responsible for the training needs in Canada, coordinating with Turbomeca USA, Inc. The goal… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 28-Mar-11

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Slave Lake Helicopters is first in Canada to buy an AS350B3e

Slave Lake Helicopters is first in Canada to buy an AS350B3e

The enhanced AS350 B3e is the next generation aircraft in the proven Ecureuil family of helicopters.  Officially launched at Heli-Expo, 2011 the new version features a more powerful Turbomeca Arriel 2D turbo shaft engine, a new digital FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and is fitted with an engine data recorder. “The selection of the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 28-Mar-11

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Eurocopter Canada announces sale of 2nd AS350B3 to V. Kelner Helicopters

Eurocopter Canada announces sale of 2nd AS350B3 to V. Kelner Helicopters

“The selection of a second AS350 B3 was easy – the aircraft is well suited for our operations in mineral exploration and our customers have come to count on the performance and lift capability” said Frank Kelner, CEO of V. Kelner Helicopters.  “The AS350 B3 provides excellent handling characteristics, great visibility and delivers customers with… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 06-Mar-11

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Eurocopter Canada sells six helicopters to Capitale Hélipro

Eurocopter Canada sells six helicopters to Capitale Hélipro

Eurocopter Canada confirms the sale of three AS350 B2’s, two EC130 B4’s and one AS350 B3 aircraft with Capitale Hélipro based in Quebec City. With the delivery of six new helicopters by July 2011 from the Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) facility in Fort Erie, Ontario, Capitale Hélipro will have a total fleet of 11 Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 06-Mar-11

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Eurocopter Canada delivers 600th helicopter to local market

Eurocopter Canada delivers 600th helicopter to local market

Fort Erie, ON — Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) delivered the 600th helicopter today for the Canadian market to Héli-Inter Inc., a major helicopter charter company headquartered in St- Hubert, Quebec. The powerful Eurocopter AS350 B3 light helicopter will be flown primarily in Northern Quebec, supporting mineral exploration and development programs. “We are delighted to reach… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 10-Dec-10

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Eurocopter Canada delivers EC120 to Winnipeg Police

Eurocopter Canada delivers EC120 to Winnipeg Police

Winnipeg, MB – Law enforcement in Manitoba’s capital city entered a new era today with the delivery of the first Eurocopter EC120 B helicopter for the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS). The 200-kilometer an hour helicopter will provide faster response times, enhanced public and officer safety and serve as a ‘force multiplier’ providing versatile aerial support… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 07-Dec-10

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Eurocopter Canada signs MoU for enhanced technical and maintenance training in Quebec

Eurocopter Canada signs MoU for enhanced technical and maintenance training in Quebec

As part of the MOU, Eurocopter will provide ENA with Eurocopter and Transport Canada approved aviation instructors to give courses on the Eurocopter AS350 series and EC120 B helicopters, which are widely used in Quebec. ENA is the leading educational institution in Quebec preparing new aircraft maintenance engineers (AME) for careers in the aerospace industry… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 17-Jun-10

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Eurocopter Canada sells Three EC130s to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Eurocopter Canada sells Three EC130s to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Fort Erie, Ontario –Eurocopter Canada (ECL) is pleased to announce the sale of three EC130 B4 single-engine helicopters to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for forest fire management work and utility missions across Canada’s second largest province. With the delivery of the three new helicopters from the ECL facility in Fort Erie, the ministry… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 06-Apr-10

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Eurocopter Canada lays off 15% of workforce

Eurocopter Canada lays off 15% of workforce

Eurocopter Canada have laid off 34 of its full-time employees last week, and now employs approx 180

Source: Niagara Falls Review, 04-Mar-10

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VIH orders two EC225s for Offshore Oil and Gas Support in Australia

VIH orders two EC225s for Offshore Oil and Gas Support in Australia

The VIH Aviation Group of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada today announced the purchase of two new Eurocopter EC225 long-range heavy helicopters. The new twin-turbine helicopters will support its expansions plans in the Australian offshore oil and gas sector and be flown by HNZ Cougar Helicopters Pty. Ltd., a new joint venture. “The addition of the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 22-Feb-10

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Eurocopter Canada appoints new President & CEO

Eurocopter Canada appoints new President & CEO

Mr. Guy Joannes has been appointed to the position of President and CEO of Eurocopter Canada Limited. Guy graduated with an Aerospace Engineering Degree from ESTACA, Paris in 1978 and with a Management Degree from ICG, Paris in 1990.

Source: RotorNews, 04-Nov-09

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Eurocopter Canada Finalizes Agreement with Canadian Helicopters for the Advanced Mountain Flying Training Program

Eurocopter Canada Finalizes Agreement with Canadian Helicopters for the Advanced Mountain Flying Training Program

Eurocopter Canada fully endorses the CHL Advanced Mountain Flying Training Program. This agreement is beneficial to the Canadian helicopter industry and the global operating community.

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 27-Oct-09

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Eurocopter Canada and BCIT announce a new specialized training program

Eurocopter Canada Limited and the British Columbia Institute of Technology announced a Memorandum of Understanding today that will see the future development of a specialized training program in airframe and engine maintenance.

Source: BCIT, 28-Sep-09

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Eurocopter and National Research Council Canada Sign Cooperation Agreement at Paris Air Show

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 16-Jun-09

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Eurocopter Canada praised by feds for efforts to protect welfare of its workforce

Source: Niagara This Week, 11-Apr-09

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Canadian Federal Minister of Labour visits Eurocopter Canada’s Fort Erie facility

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 09-Apr-09

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Eurocopter Canada celebrates 25 years of success

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 09-Apr-09

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Advanced Composites Training Chosen by Eurocopter Canada to Deliver Custom OEM Composite Courses

Source: AMT, 08-Mar-09

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