During an official ceremony held at the Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) at the presence of H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Falcon Aviation presented the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter of Leonardo to the Oil & Gas community. “Falcon Aviation and TOTAL ABK are complying with the… Read more »
The Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi saw the first ever new generation offshore-configured Leonardo AW169 helicopter. The aircraft was presented to the Oil & Gas Community, with Falcon Aviation being the first to purchase the aircraft. It will be used for offshore oil and gas transportation, reports Arabian Aerospace.
Falcon Aviation has implemented Rockwell Collins’ ARINC LocalCheckSM Local Departure Control System (L-DCS) to automate the check-in process for the company’s fleet of helicopters and corporate jets. Falcon Aviation provides a host of aviation services, including private jet and helicopter charter, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance and support, to customers throughout the Middle East from… Read more »
Airbus Helicopters and Falcon Aviation have signed a letter of intent for a VIP version of the H160 in a private ceremony today at Ebace. “The H160 is a natural choice as it embodies our company’ standards of high quality, safety and innovation” said Capt. Raman Oberoi, COO of Falcon Aviation. “The H160 is to… Read more »
Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has taken delivery of a new generation AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin helicopter this month. The handover makes Falcon Aviation the first operator in UAE to use the new type and the first customer worldwide to use the aircraft for offshore oil and… Read more »
Falcon Aviation is Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016’s Golden sponsor once again, and will be showcasing its services at the event. Currently the company’s fleet comprises of various state of the art helicopters and jets including the Agusta AW109 and AW189, the Bell 412, the Eurocopter EC 130, the Embraer Legacy 600, the Embraer Lineage… Read more »
AgustaWestland announced today that the AW139 intermediate twin and the AW189 super medium twin helicopter fleets operated by Gulf Helicopters of Qatar have set two major milestones. Their 17 AW139s used for offshore operations have now achieved 75,000 flight hours while the four AW189s delivered so far have exceeded 1000 flight hours performing long range… Read more »
Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services are about to receive the two AgustaWestland AW189s they have had on order since at least October 2014 when it was announced by the manufacturer. The pair of helicopters – registered A6-FHB and A6-FHC – are currently en route from the factory in Italy to their new base in the… Read more »
Falcon Aviation, a leading VIP jet and helicopter service provider based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, today (December 8) broke ground on the Middle East’s first VIP completion centre at Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis. See Full Story
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium helicopters in offshore transport configuration. The contract will expand FAS’ fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters, which already includes light helicopters such as the Grand and GrandNew, and will shortly be joined… Read more »
Close on the heels of signing a leading MRO in US as its customer, Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, today announced Middle East based Falcon Aviation Services as its 65th Aviation customer. Based at Al Bateen Executive Airport, Falcon Aviation Services operates a fleet of corporate jets conducting… Read more »
Maintenance support provided by Falcon Aviation Services for Eurocopter helicopters in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East will be continued with today’s renewal of the two companies’ services agreement. This will ensure the sustainment of top-level maintenance services within Eurocopter’s global support network from such providers as Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services , and… Read more »
Maintenance support provided by Falcon Aviation Services for Eurocopter helicopters in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East will be continued with today’s renewal of the two companies’ services agreement. This will ensure the sustainment of top-level maintenance services within Eurocopter’s global support network from such providers as Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services, and enhances… Read more »
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed firm orders for two AW169 light intermediate helicopters. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at the Dubai Airshow on November 18th in presence of HH Sheik Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa… Read more »
Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE is developing a new part of the company’s commercial offerings – helicopter leasing. Having reported the lease of two Bell 412s last week to Starlite (see Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract), we can now report that Falcon has leased a pair of Eurocopter EC130s to neighbouring… Read more »
South African operator Starlite Aviation are leasing in two Bell 412s from Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE, with delivery expected imminently. The pair have been leased in for an initial twelve months to support an offshore oil exploration contract off the coast of Namibia, starting in March 2013. They will initially be based at… Read more »
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that a Bell 412, owned by Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, flew along the shore of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while displaying the world’s largest aerial banner in celebration of UAE’s National Day on December 2. “This is our 5th year of flying… Read more »
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) the leading private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport , established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become the first official partner of the second annual General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo.Â The event will take… Read more »
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) concluded a long term land lease agreement with Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) at Al Bateen Executive Airport. The lease covers an area to the west of the airport where FAS has just commissioned a new 10,000 square metre hangar to support its corporate helicopter and private jet charter and MRO… Read more »
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 »
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has become the worldâ€™s first offshore oil operator to enhance the safety and productivity of its helicopters with the BLR Aerospace FastFinÂ® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System. FAS last year began flying the first new factory-produced Bell 412EP equipped with the FastFin System. Successful… Read more »
Sikorsky has a new S76C++ on display at the Bahrain International Air Show, which runs Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st January.Â The aircraft has been sold to an unnamed customer in the region, amid reports that the manufacturer is taking no more orders for the C++ model as their production plans call for a move… Read more »
Al Bateen Executive Airport, the dedicated business aviation airport of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), announced today that Falcon Aviation services will be the Gold Sponsor for the first general aviation exhibition in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Air Expo during 6th- 8th March 2012. Covering key developments and innovation in non-commercial aircraft, jets, helicopters,… Read more »
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS), the renowned private aviation company based at Al Bateen Executive Airport and established in 2006 by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has become an official partner of the 1st General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Air Expo. Along side its VIP stand, where… Read more »
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for a GrandNew light twin and a preliminary sale contract for two AW169 helicopters. These latest contracts were signed at the delivery ceremony recently held at AgustaWestlandâ€™s Vergiate facility in Italy for… Read more »
After the passengers had boarded the aircraft, the commander heard a noise and the aircraft suddenly settled and adopted a nose high attitude. The engines were shut down, the passengers and crew disembarked. Subsequent examination of the aircraft by the crew showed that the undercarriage aft crosstube had failed, due to metallurgical fatigue.
Uneventful approach and landing on the helideck where it was intended to embark ten passengers and some equipment. After nine passengers had boarded, the aircraft suddenly settled and adopted a nose high attitude. The engines were shut down and the passengers and crew disembarked. Subsequent examination of the aircraft by the crew showed that the… Read more »
Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH, a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney Canada and MTU Aero Engines, has signed a four-year Fleet Management Program(R) agreement with Falcon Aviation Services of Abu Dhabi
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Dubai Air Show that Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has contracted to purchase two Sikorsky S-76Dâ„¢Â helicopters, with options to purchase two more, becoming the worldwide launch customer for the new aircraft.
Bell Helicopter kicked off its participation in the Dubai Air Show with the latest delivery of two Bell 412EP helicopters to Falcon Aviation Services. This delivery makes the ninth and tenth 412’s delivered to Falcon Aviation Services, eight of which have been delivered this year.
FAS has now developed a similar offer to fill the gap of aerial sightseeing services in Abu Dhabi,” said Faisal Al Rawas, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “The terminal is strategically located next to the marina mall and will be base to exciting helicopter tours over the capital’s most iconic landmarks such as The Emirates… Read more »