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The Delhi International Airport Limited is looking into exploring the use of helicopters to transport people to cities rather than roads. The discussion was brought up at the 1st Heli Expo India 2017. They are hoping to be able to provide more connectivity for air commuters, reports The Hans India.
Hong Kong operator HeliServices have reportedly committed to buying their third MD Explorer via Specialist Aviation Services in the UK. The aircraft will be delivered in the spring of 2015, and is currently on contract to the Wiltshire Police until the end of December. At that point Wiltshire Police become part of NPAS – the… Read more »
Hong Kong operator Heliservices will soon take delivery of their second MD Explorer. The aircraft has been bought from Swiss operator Fuchs Helicopter, leaving them without a twin-engined helicopter – at least in the short term. Heliservices is moving to a twin-engined fleet as their Lamas are gradually retired and the local CAA stopped them… Read more »
HeliServices (Hong Kong) Ltd has bought an MD Explorer, their first of the type, although they do have long experience of MD500 and MD520 single-engine MD types, along with Eurocopter SA315B Lama and AS350 Squirrel. The Explorer has been purchased from a private owner in the UK (who flew it as G-SIVR), and is close… Read more »
The UK’s Special Air Service (SAS), the elite unit of the Army Air Corps, has taken delivery of a fifth Eurocopter AS365N3 Dauphin. Industry sources tell HeliHub.com that the upcoming Olympics in London has inter alia placed additional responsibilities on the SAS, hence the need for the extra aircraft. It is expected to take up… Read more »
Two contractor workers were injured – one critically – when a helicopter winching cable struck an overhead powerline, sparking a fireball which engulfed the men.