Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced signed purchase agreements for three VIP-configured aircraft in Europe for the sale of a Bell 429 to both Helix Av. in the United Kingdom and King’s Casino in the Czech Republic and the sale of a Bell 407GXP to a private customer in Italy. “Bell Helicopter… Read more »
The APROC was conducted from 14 to 28 June 2017 at Rivolto Air Base, ITA. Some 600 personnel from 12 nations employed 13 Rotary Wing and 4 Fixed Wing aircraft in order to train ‘Personnel Recovery’ operations in an international environment. Furthermore, a NATO and French AWACS in addition to an Italian Command and Control… Read more »
Lord is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of Tension Torsion (TT) straps – is now selling direct through authorized distributor in Europe. As the trusted source for TT straps for more than three decades, LORD fully understands the critical operating requirements for the TT strap, which attaches the rotor blade to the… Read more »
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published today a proposal to regulate the operation of small drones in Europe. All interested parties are welcome to comment this proposal from 12 May until 12 August 2017. The proposal provides a framework to safely operate drones while allowing this industry to remain agile, to innovate and continue… Read more »
Greenwich AeroGroup announced today that its LiveAero dealer, IDG Europe AB recently certified and installed a LiveAero system on a Mi-172 helicopter in St. Petersburg, Russia. The LiveAero system on this aircraft provides passengers with voice and internet connectivity at all times as well as added operational safety with a brand new real-time flight tracking… Read more »
Exercise FIRE BLADE 2017 will be hosted by Hungary at Pápa Airbase and takes place from the 1st to the 12th of May. 17 air assets and 450 personnel are expected to take part in this live fire focused training exercise. FIRE BLADE 2017 (FB17) marks the 11th helicopter exercise under the umbrella of the… Read more »
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and its Authorized Customer Service Facility (CSF), Agrarflug Helilift, announce today that Agrarflug Helilift is in the process of obtaining an expanded capability to support medium tailbooms for the Bell 212 and 412 aircraft– continuing to strengthen aircraft support for European customers. As a Bell Helicopter Authorized CSF,… Read more »
confirming the details of the story HeliHub.com broke back on 15th May Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announces progress of its European demo tour with a Bell 429 aircraft configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). The aircraft arrived earlier this month and has visited many charity and EMS organizations in the… Read more »
FlightSafety International announces that John Cameron has joined the company as Regional Director, Business Development, Commercial Simulation. He will support FlightSafety’s flight simulator sales efforts in Europe and Africa. “We are pleased that John has joined our Business Development team,” said John Van Maren, Vice President, Simulation. “Commercial airlines in Europe and Africa will benefit… Read more »
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) commends the European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas and MEP Brian Simpson for having voiced so forcefully their frustration over the lack of decisive action taken by Member States and for having unequivocally condemned them for failing to make the changes needed to deliver the benefits of the Single European… Read more »
Using gasoline as an alternativeÂ helicopter fuelÂ is not only better for the environment, but also more cost efficient, Fuller says. In Europe, JTI’s automotive gasoline supplemental type certificates (STCs) are sold by company representative Joop van Weele of Holland. (Seehttp://www.vliegwerkholland.nl/autofuel.htmlÂ for info.) LeadedÂ helicopter fuelÂ is being phased out worldwide due to environmental concerns. JTI Air Holdings has led… Read more »
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced expanded electronic charting capabilities for Europe including the availability of European VFR terminal charts and European SafeTaxiÂ® airport diagrams for select Garmin aviation products. â€œEuropean pilots have asked Garmin to find ways to provide information electronically that… Read more »
BlueÂ SkyÂ NetworkÂ (BSN), a leading, global provider of satellite tracking and communication solutions forÂ aviation,Â land, andmarine, today announced its partnership with S4A (Solutions For Aviation), a supplier of aviation equipment and services located inÂ El Puerto de Santa MarÃa (CÃ¡diz), Spain.Â This new partnership in Europe will enable S4A to resellÂ BlueÂ SkyÂ Networkâ€™s family of aviation products based on two-way messaging,… Read more »
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that PatrickÂ Moulay has been selected as the new Managing Director for Commercial Business for the Europe and Russia regions. Moulayâ€™s selection was the result of a broad search to find the right talent in terms of knowledge, commitment and energy to represent Bell Helicopter in… Read more »
AEM Corp is pleased to announce they have completed a distribution agreement with Adams Aviation located in the United Kingdom. â€œWe are thrilled to have someone as connected and experienced as Adams Aviation representing and selling our products in Europeâ€, said Dave Veitch, AEMâ€™s president. â€œAdams will be able to offer continuity to our customers… Read more »
The analysis, by the IHST’s European branch – the European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) – reveals that there is as yet no real sign of progress towards the IHST’s ultimate objective of an 80% reduction in helicopter accidents by 2016.
EBAA Chairman Brian Humphries said work has begun at the International Business Aviation Council to bring the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operation (IS-BAO) programme – already established for fixed-wing business aviation operations – to the rotary-wing sector.
DART Helicopter Services, a global leader in design, development and distribution of helicopter components and accessories that enhance flight safety, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction, has won approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to offer several new products now approved and certified for operational use by rotorcraft operators throughout Europe. The announcement came… Read more »
On 20-21 January, 2011, at the Hilton Vienna in Austria, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) will host its third regional forum entitled â€œOneÂ Europe: A Roadmap for Aligning East and Westâ€. During this interactive two-day forum, guest speakers such as Dr. Caspar Einem, president of the Austrian Business Aviation Association; Leonid Koshelev, chairman of the… Read more »
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest, independent provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, celebrated the opening of their new European Headquarters in Farnborough on April 8, 2010. JSSI marked the occasion by hosting a reception for clients and industry leaders who traveled from all over Europe to attend the… Read more »
The Russian firefighting Ka-32A11BC, Mi-17, and Mi-26T are ready to keep Europe safe from fires in the upcoming summer season â€“ always a potential hazard in many EU countries. Such a statement was made by the Russian Helicopters delegates at the Athens Firefighting International Conference on 29 April 2010. Russian Helicopters offers rotorcraft fit for… Read more »
With the new year, helicopter operators across Europe are choosing Inlet Barrier Filters (IBF) from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI). IBF solutions protect valuable engine components with the newest, best-performing inlet protection technology available, while allowing maximum performance. European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the Donaldson IBF… Read more »
Avalex Technologies is teaming with the United Kingdomâ€™s Police Aviation Services to ensure its airborne teams of pilots and engineers have the most rugged, reliable and easy-to-use technologies on the market.