RSS Feed for this search

Hangars

New Aviation Unit for San Bernardino

New Aviation Unit for San Bernardino

The San Bernardino International Airport is now the official Aviation Unit for the County Sheriff and County Fire Department. The new hangar measures 51,000-square feet and is able to hold all 15 aircraft. It also means that mutual operations between the Sheriff and Fire Department can be carried out, reports Daily Press.

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-May-17

CHC Brazil Opens New Hangar in Macaé

CHC Brazil Opens New Hangar in Macaé

CHC Brazil, a subsidiary of CHC Helicopter (CHC), today officially opened its new hangar at Benedito Lacerda Airport, in Macaé. The new 1,270 square meter facility is designed to fit up to three aircraft internally and will support flying of the S-76, S-92 and AW139 aircraft for customers in the region. The company invested three… Read more »

Source: CHC, 15-May-17

Visit our website - www.sloanehelicopters.com
Visit our website - http://www.heliukexpo.com
Visit our website - http://www.milestoneaviation.com
HeliHub.com advertising space - 240x100 Pixels

Seacoast Helicopters Gets Green Light on Hangar Lease

Seacoast Helicopters Gets Green Light on Hangar Lease

Seacoast Helicopters was given the go ahead on Thursday by the Pease Development Authority’s Board of Directors for a lease to build a new hangar. The new facility will consist of 9,600 square-feet and will be located just off 53 Exeter Street. As reported by NH1, the project will come to a cost of $1.7… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Mar-17

Valley Med Flight Invites Public to New Hangar

Valley Med Flight Invites Public to New Hangar

November 2016 saw the opening of the new Valley Med Flight hangar at OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group campus. Recently, the hangar was available to the pubic in an open house setting. The new hangar was built in two and a half months and is complete with office space, space for their AStar… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Mar-17

New Hangar for North Flight Aero Med

New Hangar for North Flight Aero Med

North Flight Aero Med in Traverse City now has a new hangar. The new hangar has been met with great enthusiasm, especially as it will save time during emergency situations. Not only does it have space for helicopters, it is well equipped for staff as it has beds available as well as space for equipment. The… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Mar-17

Coast Guard Budgets for New Hangar

Coast Guard Budgets for New Hangar

The Coast Guard are allocating $31 million to the construction of a new hangar at Naval Base Ventura County. Capt. Kent Everingham has said that the US Navy have finished their environmental report and designs will soon be done for the hangar. The new hangar was needed after the closure of Air Station Los Angeles… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Feb-17

LifeFlight Requests New Toowoomba Base

LifeFlight Requests New Toowoomba Base

The Toowoomba Regional Council has unanimously agreed on the proposal to build a new LifeFlight base or expand the existing one at the Toowoomba Aerodrome. The proposal was last minute, reports The Chronicle. They have applied for funding through the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Feb-17

New Life Star Hangar in Meriden

New Life Star Hangar in Meriden

This week saw the opening of Life Star’s new hangar at MidState Medical Centre in Meriden. The new hangar allows patients to be transported directly to Hartford Hospital. The new hangar has offices, quarters for the crew, a heated helipad, a maintenance lift, a fuel tank that can hold up to 12, 000 gallons and… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Feb-17

Tags: , , , , , ,

Ferrari Donated to East Anglia Air Ambulance

Ferrari Donated to East Anglia Air Ambulance

East Anglia Air Ambulance is the recipient of a rare Ferrari donation. They will sell the car at the Imperial War Museum on March 29 2017 in Duxford. It will be part of the H&H Classics sales, which consists of historic motorcycles and cars. EAAA hopes to use the proceeds from the sale to fund… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Dec-16

Tags: , , , , ,

Singapore Armed Forces faciltity at Oakey to have Au$50M upgrade

Singapore Armed Forces faciltity at Oakey to have Au$50M upgrade

A $50 million upgrade to the Singapore Armed Forces’ facilities at the Oakey Army Aviation Centre, has been awarded to Toowoomba-based construction company FKG Group. The project will include refurbishment of helicopter training facilities and the construction of new logistics and maintenance facilities and airfield infrastructure for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), which… Read more »

Source: Qld Government, 21-Nov-16

Tags: , , , , , ,

Progress for Valley Med Flight Hangar

Progress for Valley Med Flight Hangar

Alex Skaalen, base manager for Valley Med Flight is enthusiastic as building plans for their new hangar move swiftly. Routine maintenance tests were done on the Valley Med Flight’s helicopter this Monday near CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital. Not only a base manager, but a flight paramedic too, Skaalen is proud that their… Read more »

Source: Helihub.com, 25-Oct-16

Tags: , , , , ,

NHV opens new facilities in Aberdeen

NHV opens new facilities in Aberdeen

NHV is pleased to announce the opening of a new hangar, apron and passenger handling facilities at their operational base at Aberdeen InternationalAirport. The construction works commenced in September 2015 and were completed in September 2016. The new double story passenger handling terminal incorporates all the facilities required to process offshore passengers including check in,… Read more »

Source: NHV, 25-Oct-16

Tags: , , , , , ,

Hangar for Brandywine Hospital

Hangar for Brandywine Hospital

JeffSTAT was happy to cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of their new helicopter hangar on Brandywine Hospital grounds. The hangar, which took thousands of dollars to renovate and upgrade, will be operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The renovations included furnished meetings rooms and overnight accommodation for flight crews. JeffSTAT… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Oct-16

Tags: , , , , ,

NSW Government provides $2.3M for new EMS base

NSW Government provides $2.3M for new EMS base

The NSW Government will provide $2.3 million for a new Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service aeromedical base at Belmont.        Planning Minister Rob Stokes said the new base at Lake Macquarie Airport will be a key emergency service facility for northern NSW with aircraft hangar facilities; day maintenance and training facilities; and accommodation for… Read more »

Source: Rescue Helicopters, 19-Oct-16

Tags: , , , , , ,

Wales Air Ambulance moves into new HQ

Wales Air Ambulance moves into new HQ

Wales Air Ambulance has moved into the charity’s first owned home, after a 12-month project to build a new headquarters and airbase for its South Wales operation.  The service has transferred the EC135 from its previous southern base at Swansea Airport and fundraising staff to a purpose-built facility at Llanelli Gate, Dafen and aircrews have… Read more »

Source: Wales Air Ambulance, 17-Jun-16

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Mercy Flight Western New York opens new facility

Mercy Flight Western New York opens new facility

Mercy Flight Western New York have this week opened a new facility in Springville, behind the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. The ribbon cutting and blessing ceremony was completed on Monday afternoon.  The 3,600-square-foot hangar and Mercy EMS base is expected to improve response times by allowing the nonprofit organization to position its aircraft and crews closer… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-May-16

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

LifeFlight Eagle agrees hangar deal at Chillicothe Airport

LifeFlight Eagle agrees hangar deal at Chillicothe Airport

Following an announcement in March that they would move a medical helicopter from Trenton to Chillicothe, Lifeflight Eagle have now had a new hangar approved.  The Chillicothe City Council has approved an ordinance authorizing a lease for the hangar, which will be built on the southwest edge of the airport’s land, and will include living… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-May-16

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved by the local planning commission on Tuesday call for the helicopter hangar and helipad to lie as close to the existing runway and taxiway as possible, limiting the need for the aircraft to fly over parked cars while landing at the airport.  See full story

Source: Greenville Sun, 14-Apr-16

Tags: , , , , , ,

Outline permission granted for new Wiltshire Air Ambulance HQ

Outline permission granted for new Wiltshire Air Ambulance HQ

AN Outline Planning Application to build a new home for Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) has been granted by Wiltshire Council. The new home, on land at Outmarsh Farm, Semington, near Melksham, will bring together WAA’s helicopter, aircrew and charity team onto one site for the first time. The Outline Planning Application received no objections. The… Read more »

Source: WAA, 17-Feb-16

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Army Air Corps praise new Wildcat facilities at RNAS Yeovilton

Army Air Corps praise new Wildcat facilities at RNAS Yeovilton

The new facilities to provide infrastructure to support the co-location of the army’s Wildcat Attack Helicopter Force at RNAS Yeovilton have been praised. Contract 2, which was completed at the end of last year, delivered technical facilities worth in the region of £14 million to facilitate the re-location of the Army Air Corps from Guttersloh… Read more »

Source: Army Air Corps, 12-Feb-16

Tags: , , , , , ,

HAI joins Gulf of Mexico operators for safety meeting

HAI joins Gulf of Mexico operators for safety meeting

The Helicopter Safety Advisory Committee (HSAC) is an opportunity for the stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to come together and work on safety issues that affect the Oil and Gas industry. HAI Director of Safety Outreach Stan Rose joined helicopter operators, the energy companies, the regulators and other who operate in and around… Read more »

Source: HAI, 25-Jan-16

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Nigerian military build helicopter hangar in Niger State

Nigerian military build helicopter hangar in Niger State

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has completed a massive maintenance hanger for the Nigerian military helicopters and others within the West African countries.See full story.

Source: WorldStage, 13-Jan-16

Tags: , , , ,

Mercy Flight New York hangar nears completion

Mercy Flight New York hangar nears completion

After breaking ground in August, the new Mercy Flight of Western New York helicopter hanger at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital is nearing its completion.See full story.

Source: Springville Journal, 07-Jan-16

Tags: , , ,

ARSA points out ridiculous FAA hangarage rule

ARSA points out ridiculous FAA hangarage rule

ARSA requested the FAA’s chief counsel clarify the applicability of 14 CFR § 145.103 housing requirements. The association questioned the agency’s position that a repair station must have a hangar to enclose the largest aircraft listed on its operations specifications – even if work is limited to airframe components and no aircraft is ever housed…. Read more »

Source: ARSA, 11-Dec-15

Tags: , , , ,

Wiltshire Air Ambulance submits outline plans for new base

Wiltshire Air Ambulance submits outline plans for new base

Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) is progressing its plans to move onto a single base from where both helicopter operations and all charity functions can be run.  WAA has confirmed they have  submitted an Outline Planning Application to Wiltshire Council for its proposals at a 12.6 acre (5.1 hectare) site on land at Outmarsh Farm, Semington,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Nov-15

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Bond Offshore Helicopters fit Konecranes girder crane in new Aberdeen hangar

Bond Offshore Helicopters fit Konecranes girder crane in new Aberdeen hangar

It was not just Konecranes engineering expertise that came under the spotlight recently, but also its logistical capabilities. And it all centred on the world’s leading lifting equipment manufacturer transporting an under-running double girder crane spanning 36 metres from its crane-manufacturing site in East Kilbride to Aberdeen Airport. Once onsite, the two tonne capacity crane… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 18-Nov-15

Tags: , , , , ,

Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work has begun on the first of two permanent air ambulance helicopter bases at the Henry County Airport. See Full Story

Source: The Paris Post Intelligencer, 26-Oct-15

Tags: , , , , , ,

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

LifeFlight of Maine is known for providing critical care transport to all who need its resources.See Full Story

Source: WCSH6, 19-Oct-15

Tags: , , , , ,

Bristow launches new hangar and offices in Falkland Islands

Bristow launches new hangar and offices in Falkland Islands

Bristow has added a new hangar and modular offices at Stanley Airport in the Falkland Islands to help improve operational efficiencies for oil and gas commercial services and search and rescue (SAR) support. The new BVE helicopter hangar facility was designed, manufactured and constructed by RUBB UK to house three Sikorsky S-92 helicopters. It measures… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 16-Oct-15

Tags: , , , , ,

Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport still hopeful for EMS helicopter hangar

Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport still hopeful for EMS helicopter hangar

Talk continues about the possibility of a new hangar for medical helicopters at the Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport. See Full Story

Source: The GreeneVille Sun, 13-Oct-15

Tags: , , , ,

Bond completes new hangar at Aberdeen

Bond completes new hangar at Aberdeen

Bond Offshore Helicopters said yesterday it had completed the construction of a new aircraft hangar at Aberdeen International Airport. See Full Story

Source: Energy Voice, 18-Sep-15

Tags: , , , , ,

Australia – NSW Ambulance to build $19M new base at Bankstown Airport

Australia – NSW Ambulance to build $19M new base at Bankstown Airport

THE $19 million helicopter ambulance base at Bankstown Airport is hoped to set a world standard in transporting patients to emergency care. See full story 

Source: Daily Telegraph, 14-Sep-15

Tags: , , , , , ,

Bristol awarded $14M contract for corrosion control hangar at MCAS Cherry Point

Bristol awarded $14M contract for corrosion control hangar at MCAS Cherry Point

Bristol Engineering Service Corp.,* Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a $14,982,443 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a Type A high bay corrosion control hanger at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.  The hangar will have an access apron to support local implementation of the integrated maintenance concept/plan for H-1 and MV-22 series aircraft.  Construction includes… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-Aug-15

Tags: , , , , , , ,

New Wales Air Ambulance HQ under construction in Llanelli

New Wales Air Ambulance HQ under construction in Llanelli

WORK has begun on an exciting £1.6 million project bringing the Air Ambulance home to Llanelli. See full story 

Source: Llanelli Star, 08-Jul-15

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

MYU Helicopters exasperated by slow progress on new HQ

MYU Helicopters exasperated by slow progress on new HQ

Although 29th District Court Judge Timothy Marcel ruled against Tim Mayeaux’s proposed heliport on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, the Luling resident said he is appealing the decision. See Full Story

Source: Herald Guide, 29-Jun-15

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Wales Air Ambulance launches £500K hangar fundraising push

Wales Air Ambulance launches £500K hangar fundraising push

CALLS have been made for the public to get behind a £500,000 fundraising campaign for the new Wales Air Ambulance headquarters and a helicopter base in Llanelli. See Full Story

Source: Llanelli Star, 29-Jun-15

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Westpac Rescue Helicopter base to be built at Lake Macquarie Airport

Westpac Rescue Helicopter base to be built at Lake Macquarie Airport

LAKE Macquarie Airport will soon become home to a Westpac Rescue Helicopter base. See Full Story

Source: News Castle Star, 23-Jun-15

Tags: , , , , , ,

Skanska builds military helicopter hangar in Sweden

Skanska builds military helicopter hangar in Sweden

Skanska (STO:SKAB) has signed an agreement with the Swedish Fortifications Agency to build a combined helicopter hangar and administration building at the wing F17 in Kallinge, Sweden. This contract is worth SEK 310 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden in the second quarter of 2015. The assignment includes construction of… Read more »

Source: Skanska, 11-Jun-15

Tags: , , ,

Hammonton may buy State Police helicopter hangar for $1.2 m

Hammonton may buy State Police helicopter hangar for $1.2 m

The town may buy out the private developer of a hangar for the State Police’s SouthStar Aeromedical Helicopter, after a subcontractor filed a wage complaint with the state, stopping work on a project that must be completed by winter. See Full Story

Source: Press Of Atlantic City, 11-Jun-15

Tags: , , , ,

Bell opens new Training Academy in Fort Worth

Bell opens new Training Academy in Fort Worth

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the new state-of-the-art Bell Helicopter Training Academy in Fort Worth, Texas has officially opened at its new location and Bell Helicopter representatives hosted the first round of pilot and maintenance training students this month. “We’re very excited to have our customers from around the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 09-Jun-15

Tags: , , , ,

Hensel Phelps Construction awarded $62M contract for MV-22 hangar facility in Hawaii

Hensel Phelps Construction awarded $62M contract for MV-22 hangar facility in Hawaii

Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a $62,493,027 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of a hangar, parking apron, and taxiway to support one MV-22 squadron at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The multi-story modified aircraft maintenance hangar will provide a weather protected shelter for inspection, service and maintenance. The high bay aircraft… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-Apr-15

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Haskell Awarded NAVFAC Contract for Joint Base Andrews Facility

Haskell Awarded NAVFAC Contract for Joint Base Andrews Facility

Washington has awarded a contract to Haskell for the design and construction of a $22 million helicopter operations facility. This 66,000 SF, 2-story HOF will accommodate consolidation of two squadrons, the 1st Helicopter Squadron (1HS) and the 811th Operational Support Squadron (811 OSS), into one facility. Design is underway with an anticipated construction start in… Read more »

Source: Haskell, 17-Feb-15

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Bristow Academy announces Scholarship in honour of CEO Emeritus Bill Chiles

Bristow Academy announces Scholarship in honour of CEO Emeritus Bill Chiles

Bristow Academy Inc., a division of Bristow Group, today announced it will award an annual scholarship in honor of Chief Executive Officer Emeritus William (“Bill”) E. Chiles for his contribution to creating a safer global helicopter transport community. The scholarship award covers full tuition at Bristow Academy for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) CFI helicopter… Read more »

Source: Bristow Academy, 16-Feb-15

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Haskell awarded $21M order to build helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews

Haskell awarded $21M order to build helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews

The Haskell Co., Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded $21,754,670 for firm-fixed-price task order 0002 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract (N40080-10-D-0491) for the design and construction of a helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington.  The work provides for a new two-story facility to accommodate consolidation of two… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Jan-15

Tags: , , , ,

Ceremony Marks Construction Work On New SAR Base at St Athan

Ceremony Marks Construction Work On New SAR Base at St Athan

A ceremony was held yesterday (December 2, 2014) to mark construction of a new Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter base at St Athan Aerospace Business Park within the Enterprise Zone. The base will house two state-of-the-art SAR helicopters, operated by Bristow Helicopters Ltd, their crews and support team. It is due to become fully operational… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 09-Dec-14

Tags: , , , , ,

CHC announces Multimillion-Pound Building Project in Aberdeen

CHC announces Multimillion-Pound Building Project in Aberdeen

A major investment by CHC Helicopter in its longtime base in Dyce, Aberdeen, will benefit offshore workers, the oil-and-gas companies for which they work, and CHC’s own people. The multimillion-pound investment will transform CHC’s facilities and further raise its capabilities in Dyce by significantly expanding hangar capacity, creating a larger and more streamlined passenger terminal,… Read more »

Source: CHC, 05-Dec-14

Tags: , , , ,

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

The refurbished and upgraded Hangar 3 (ex-RAF Hangar) and supporting facilities at the AFM Air Wing has been inaugurated. See Full Story

Source: Times of Malta, 10-Nov-14

Tags: , , , ,

$37M contract place for new helicopter hangar at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

$37M contract place for new helicopter hangar at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Archer Western Federal JV, Chicago, Illinois, was awarded a $36,998,000 contract to design and construct an attack/assault/cavalry hangar for rotary-wing aircraft at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, with an estimated completion date of March 17, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with seven received. Fiscal 2014 military construction funds in the amount of $36,998,000 are… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-14

Tags: , , ,

Peab to Build a Helicopter Base at Bardufoss in Norway

Peab to Build a Helicopter Base at Bardufoss in Norway

Peab’s Norwegian subsidiary Bjørn Bygg has been contracted to build a heliport at the airport Bardufoss in Norway. The client is Forsvarsbygg and the contract amounts to 207 MNOK. The contract covers the construction of new office and hangar about 9,000 sqm and 7,000 sqm pitches and infrastructure work. The project will be reported in… Read more »

Source: Peab, 28-Aug-14

Tags: , , ,

South Carolina National Guard moves into new hangar

South Carolina National Guard moves into new hangar

The $27.5 million Army Aviation Support Facility is home base for 10 helicopters — six Chinooks and four Lakotas — and 75 full-time soldiers.  See full story

Source: The State, 30-Jul-14

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Topping-out ceremony marks construction milestone at new Bristow SAR base

Topping-out ceremony marks construction milestone at new Bristow SAR base

A traditional topping out ceremony has taken place to mark the construction of the new Search and Rescue helicopter base at Humberside Airport reaching its full height. The base will house two state-of-the-art SAR helicopters, operated by Bristow Helicopters Ltd, their crews and support team.  It is due to become fully operational in April 2015,… Read more »

Source: Bristow Helicopters, 02-Jul-14

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Australia – $35M MH-60R facility approved for construction near Nowra

Australia – $35M MH-60R facility approved for construction near Nowra

The facility, to be built near HMAS Albatross south of Nowra, will be used to maintain 24 of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Seahawk Romeo helicopters.  See full story

Source: ABC, 16-Jun-14

Tags: , , , , , ,

New Aberdeen hangar for Bond Offshore Helicopters nears approval

New Aberdeen hangar for Bond Offshore Helicopters nears approval

A proposal for a new helicopter hangar at Aberdeen International Airport is to be considered by councillors next week. The Bond Offshore Helicopter plan, which proposes building a hangar at the corner of Farburn Terrace and Cordyce View, adjacent to the firm’s eastern terminal, has been recommended for approval. The proposed hangar, which would be… Read more »

Source: Aberdeen City Council, 13-Jun-14

Tags: , , , , , ,

Wiltshire Air Ambulance to remain in Devizes

Wiltshire Air Ambulance to remain in Devizes

Wiltshire Air Ambulance are preparing to sign a five year lease allowing them to continue to operate from Wiltshire Police HQ at Devizes.  See full story

Source: Swindon Advertiser, 11-Jun-14

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Heli-One opens customised 65,000 sq.ft hangar facility in Poland

Heli-One opens customised 65,000 sq.ft hangar facility in Poland

Current and future customers, especially those in Europe and the Middle East and who operate “heavy” helicopters, will be beneficiaries of Heli-One’s new, 65,000 square-foot customised hangar in Rzeszow, Poland, which was formally opened today. Heli-One, a subsidiary of CHC Helicopter, is the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). CHC… Read more »

Source: Heli-one, 04-Jun-14

Tags: , , , , , ,

Walbridge Aldinger awarded $21M order under CH-53K facility contract

Walbridge Aldinger awarded $21M order under CH-53K facility contract

Walbridge Aldinger Co., Detroit, Michigan, is being awarded $21,550,080 for firm-fixed-price task order 0005 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N40085-10-D-5331) for construction of a CH-53K helicopter maintenance training facility and Regional Communication Station (RCS) at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. The CH-53K facility will provide a training space to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jun-14

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

CHC’s Brazil Subsidiary Opens New Facility in Cabo Frio

CHC’s Brazil Subsidiary Opens New Facility in Cabo Frio

BHS (Brazilian Helicopter Services Táxi Aéreo) is a subsidiary of CHC, a global leader in helicopter services and the operating company of CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI). The 6,500-square-meter (about 70,000-square-foot) hangar includes significantly expanded facilities for BHS customers and passengers, meets expected long-term needs for aircraft capacity, and allows for advanced maintenance operations. Tomas Salazar,… Read more »

Source: CHC, 30-May-14

Tags: , , , , , ,

UK – Durham Tees Valley Airport invests in new NPAS hangar facility

UK – Durham Tees Valley Airport invests in new NPAS hangar facility

Durham Tees Valley Airport, which has been the base for police air support operations across the area for almost 20 years, is now playing a key role in the development of the national service. The airport has invested in the construction of the new purpose-built hangar which is now the new ‘home’ for the national… Read more »

Source: Durham Tees Valley Airport, 16-May-14

Tags: , , , , ,

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

Numerous dignitaries, military personnel, contractors, and their families attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Navy’s newest helicopter hangar at NAS North Island April 25. This facility was designed with sustainable features and built to support the operations of three HSC squadrons. Naval Base Coronado (NBC) Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Sund, and Commodore, Helicopter… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 12-May-14

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

New Chinook facilities in Australia are a step closer

New Chinook facilities in Australia are a step closer

Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, the Hon Darren Chester MP, today announced that the $54.8 million Replacement Chinook Facilities Project, which supports the acquisition of seven new Boeing CH-47F Chinook Helicopters, has been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works. “If approved, the facilities project will provide new and upgraded working accommodation, new maintenance… Read more »

Source: DoD Australia, 27-Mar-14

Tags: , , , , , ,

Construction begins on Bristow SAR facility at Inverness

Construction begins on Bristow SAR facility at Inverness

Construction work began on a ground breaking new search and rescue helicopter base at Inverness Airport on Wednesday.  See full story See also Balfour Beatty to build new UK SAR bases for Bristow

Source: Highland News, 13-Mar-14

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Base for Australian MH-60R fleet progresses at full speed

Base for Australian MH-60R fleet progresses at full speed

The new $138 million MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopter capability facilities at HMAS Albatross are starting to take shape.  See full story

Source: South Coast Register, 11-Mar-14

Tags: , , , , , , ,

HNZ Group celebrates Terrace hangar Grand Opening

HNZ Group celebrates Terrace hangar Grand Opening

Canadian Helicopters recently hosted a Grand Opening and Open House of its newly built hangar and office facility in Terrace,British Columbia,Canada.    The event was well attended by various customers, suppliers, local media, and the HNZ Board of Directors. The 13,000 square foot facility includes areas for reception, offices, pilot lounge, flight planning and debriefing rooms,… Read more »

Source: HNZ, 10-Feb-14

Tags: , , , , ,

US Navy to Build $57M MV-22 Hangar and Aircraft Staging Area for MCB Hawaii

US Navy to Build $57M MV-22 Hangar and Aircraft Staging Area for MCB Hawaii

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $57 million firm-fixed-price contract Dec. 17 to Watts Contrack, a Joint Venture of Honolulu, Hawaii for the construction of a Marine Vertical (MV) 22 hangar, supporting utility infrastructure, and an aircraft staging area for Marine Corps Base Hawaii. This project includes a hangar, apron, and taxiway to… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 19-Dec-13

Tags: , , , , ,

Rega and BOHAG open new base at Zweissimmen

Rega and BOHAG open new base at Zweissimmen

[electronic translation]  A year after the groundbreaking ceremony today was the opening of the new Rega base are celebrated in two Simmen. It acts with the new basis for a joint project of the Rega and the Bernese Oberland Helikopter AG (BOHAG). In the presence of application partners and guests from politics and industry Rega CEO Ernst… Read more »

Source: Rega, 10-Dec-13

Tags: , , , , , , ,

New Zealand – New corporate helicopter facility at Hamilton Airport

New Zealand – New corporate helicopter facility at Hamilton Airport

Construction of the purpose-built corporate aviation facility in close proximity to the airport terminal building will commence in January.   See full story

Source: Yahoo NZ, 10-Dec-13

Tags: , , , ,

New St Luke Helicopter Hangar Almost Complete

New St Luke Helicopter Hangar Almost Complete

The new hangar for the Air Saint Luke’s helicopter is almost done.  Construction began earlier this year  See full story

Source: KMVT, 05-Dec-13

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Air Evac Lifeteam to hold ground breaking ceremony on Altus facility on Monday 2nd

Air Evac Lifeteam to hold ground breaking ceremony on Altus facility on Monday 2nd

Air Evac Lifeteam will hold a ground breaking for their new base at 15981 US Highway 283, Altus at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. The air ambulance crew which has been operating in Altus since February at a temporary location is expected to be operational in their new facility in mid- to late-January. The… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 27-Nov-13

Tags: , , , , ,

Goondiwindi Helicopters to take Council to court over helipad/hangar refusal

Goondiwindi Helicopters to take Council to court over helipad/hangar refusal

Grant Carrigan, who owns Goondiwindi Helicopters, plans to challenge a Goondiwindi Regional Council decision to refuse his application for a helipad and storage hangar   See full story

Source: Goondiwindi Argus, 06-Nov-13

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Bristow gets planning approval for St Athan SAR base

Bristow gets planning approval for St Athan SAR base

Plans for an SAR base have been given the go-ahead by councillors.  The helicopter base can now be created at the former RAF St Athan base after the Vale of Glamorgan council awarded planning permission.  See full story

Source: Wales Online, 28-Oct-13

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Niger Air Force gets new helicopter hangar

Niger Air Force gets new helicopter hangar

The Niger Air Force has inaugurated a new hangar for its recently acquired Gazelle helicopters  See full story

Source: DefenceWeb, 23-Oct-13

Tags: , , , , , ,

UK – Durham Tees Valley Airport invests in new police hangar

UK – Durham Tees Valley Airport invests in new police hangar

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) will soon have a new ‘home’ thanks to investment by Durham Tees Valley Airport. Under a new five-year agreement the airport is funding a new purpose-built hangar for Air Service’s Eurocopter EC135 aircraft which is based at Durham Tees Valley. Work on the new 320 square metre facility is… Read more »

Source: DTV Airport, 17-Oct-13

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Solpac awarded $11.8M contract for construction work at MCAS Miramar

Solpac awarded $11.8M contract for construction work at MCAS Miramar

Solpac Construction Inc. doing business as Soltek Pacific Construction Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $11,870,000 for firm-fixed-price task order #0002 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N62473-10-D-5411) for the design and construction for Hangar 5 renovations and additions at Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar. The work to be performed provides for… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 14-Sep-13

Tags: , , , , , ,

Balfour Beatty to build new UK SAR bases for Bristow

Balfour Beatty to build new UK SAR bases for Bristow

Bristow Helicopters Ltd yesterday (Wednesday, 11 September 2013) appointed Balfour Beatty as its infrastructure delivery partner to support the development of its UK Search and Rescue service. As the main contractor, the company will now begin outsourcing various aspects of the building works to local contractors in the communities in which the bases will be… Read more »

Source: Bristow Helicopters, 12-Sep-13

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

STARS hangar in Saskatoon close to completion

STARS hangar in Saskatoon close to completion

STARS’ Saskatchewan vice president of operations Ron Dufresne said today that construction of the future STARS helicopter base in Saskatoon is progressing on schedule and expects the helicopter air ambulance service to move into its new home in November. “We’re very excited to move closer to having a permanent home for our Saskatoon team,” said… Read more »

Source: STARS, 02-Sep-13

Tags: , , , , , , , ,