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Helitech visitors down 55% from 2013 to 2014

Helitech visitors down 55% from 2013 to 2014

Helitech organisers Reed have put out a press release to say they had “over 2,500 visitors” at their 2014 event in Amsterdam, while the equivalent 2013 post-event report had a figure of 5,600 visitors, indicating a reduction of 55.4%. The figures for exhibitors was also down, with 180 companies representing 22 countries, numbers down from… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Oct-14

EIS extends contract with Starlite Aviation Ireland

EIS extends contract with Starlite Aviation Ireland

Eurocopter International Services and Starlite Aviation Ireland celebrated on the Eurocopter booth Tuesday at the Helitech 2013 International Expo the renewal of a contract for Operational Quality Management Support (QMS) for Starlite’s growing helicopter fleet for another year. This extends an agreement signed in September 2012 for a complete support package provided to the Irish-based… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 28-Oct-13

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Bell court NBAA delegates with new model – a snub to Helitech?

Bell court NBAA delegates with new model – a snub to Helitech?

Bell are this week setting an industry milestone – well, as far as the HeliHub.com team can remember – with the launch of a new helicopter model at the NBAA National Business Aircraft Association Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas. The new wheeled landing gear variant of the 429, with the not-so-catchy name of 429WLG,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Oct-13

Helitech International breaks records

Helitech International breaks records

More than 220 exhibiting companies, representing 26 countries, attended Helitech International 2013 at ExCeL London from 24-26 September. The event was almost 30% larger than the previous edition and hosted 18 aircraft [Editor note – compared to 39 last time!], with over 5,600 attendees (this pre-audit figure represents a 12% increase on the 2011 attendance… Read more »

Source: Reed Exhibitions, 11-Oct-13

Helitech Roundup – Did we need a heliport?

Helitech Roundup – Did we need a heliport?

On 21st September 2012, HeliHub.com broke the story to the industry that Helitech was moving from Duxford to London’s ExCeL conference centre, and being renamed “Helitech International”.  It was not until 4th October, some 13 days later, that Helitech organisers Reed issued a press release  to confirm the HeliHub.com  scoop, some four days earlier than their planned date. When… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Oct-13

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

The HeliHub.com team have been contacting a number of people who attended Helitech International last week – both while we were on the show floor and remotely by phone and email over the week since the event. The question we were asking was “Is Helitech a better show in a city centre location compared to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Oct-13

Heli-One helps Lufttransport extend all-weather SAR capability to Arctic

Heli-One helps Lufttransport extend all-weather SAR capability to Arctic

Heli-One has won a contract to upgrade and modify two Eurocopter AS332L1s that will enable Lufttransport AS to perform all-weather search-and-rescue (AWSAR) missions in the Arctic. In 2014 Lufttransport becomes responsible for operating the most northern AWSAR operation in the world, based in Svalbard, Norway. At 78 degrees North, the around-the-clock winter darkness is extreme…. Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 27-Sep-13

Helitech International takes off

Helitech International takes off

AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter and PremiAir were amongst a broad range of exhibitors that utilised the new-look Helitech International as a platform for an array of significant contract signings and service launches.  Taking place at ExCeL, London between 24 – 26 September, the exhibition is run in conjunction with the European Helicopter Association. AgustaWestland announced the… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 27-Sep-13

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Eurocopter sells two VIP EC175s

Eurocopter sells two VIP EC175s

Eurocopter has signed two customers for the VIP version of its EC175, with these bookings coming only six months after the twin-engine, medium-class helicopter was introduced to the upper-end market with a specially designed elegant and luxurious interior. The two firm orders were announced by Eurocopter today at the U.K. Helitech International exposition in London…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 27-Sep-13

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Helicentre Aviation place order for fourth Cabri G2 at Helitech

Helicentre Aviation place order for fourth Cabri G2 at Helitech

On the second day of Helitech, Helicentre Aviation have announced the order has been placed for the fourth addition to the Helicentre Aviation Academy Cabri G2 fleet. The announcement was made at Helitech today where Helicentre Aviation are exhibiting with Cotswold Helicopter Centre, the UK distributor for Guimbal Helicopters. Bruno Guimbal was in attendance when… Read more »

Source: Helicentre Aviation, 27-Sep-13

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Helicentre Aviation awarded 8 year UK gas line contract

Helicentre Aviation awarded 8 year UK gas line contract

Helicentre Aviation have been awarded an eight year contract to provide aerial surveillance services to National Grid Transco. The contract is for the surveillance of gas pipelines in the UK using Bell 206 helicopters for an estimated 2,000 flying hours per year. Helicentre Aviation are specialists in aerial survey and currently provide on-shore services to… Read more »

Source: Helicentre Aviation, 27-Sep-13

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Helicentre announces CPL(H)/ATPL(H) Ground School Scholarship Winners

Helicentre announces CPL(H)/ATPL(H) Ground School Scholarship Winners

Helicentre Aviation Academy have awarded two professional ground training scholarships. The ATPL(H) theoretical knowledge (TK) scholarship has been awarded to Mike Standen from Coventry and the CPL(H) TK scholarship to Neil Stewart from Derby. Both scholarship winners have been awarded the full cost of the professional ground training courses they have enrolled on. Mike says… Read more »

Source: Helicentre Aviation, 27-Sep-13

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Eurocopter and Starlite Aviation Ireland expand their partnership

Eurocopter and Starlite Aviation Ireland expand their partnership

Operational Quality Management Support (QMS) for Starlite Aviation Ireland’s growing helicopter fleet will be provided for another year by Eurocopter International Services (EIS) under terms of a new contract announced today at the Helitech International exposition in London. This extends an agreement signed in September 2012 for a complete support package provided to the Irish-based… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 26-Sep-13

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PDG Helicopters marks 40 years and 200,000 Squirrel hours

PDG Helicopters marks 40 years and 200,000 Squirrel hours

The expanding Squirrel fleet in service with PDG Helicopters has reached a combined flight time of 200,000 hours, demonstrating the rotorcraft family’s reliability for the most demanding service and its flexibility across a full range of on-shore operations throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom. The milestone was celebrated today on Eurocopter’s exhibit stand at the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 26-Sep-13

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services Receives Prestigious Maintenance Excellence Award for 11th Time

Sikorsky Aerospace Services Receives Prestigious Maintenance Excellence Award for 11th Time

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today it has received the 2012 Maintenance Excellence Award from the U.S. Naval Reserve Tactical Support Wing (TSW) for support of the Composite Fighter Squadron VFC-111, based in Key West, Fla.  The award is the 11th for SAS since the program started in 2001. SAS is the worldwide aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-Sep-13

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Gulf Helicopters’ AW139 fleet passes 40,000 hour milestone

Gulf Helicopters’ AW139 fleet passes 40,000 hour milestone

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter fleet operated by Gulf Helicopters of Qatar has achieved the milestone of 40,000 flight hours. Gulf Helicopters is one of the largest AW139 operators worldwide and a prime player in the Middle East with 15 helicopters of this type already… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Sep-13

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Avincis signs for one AW139 and two AW189s

Avincis signs for one AW139 and two AW189s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signature of a contract for three aircraft from the AgustaWestland Family of new generation helicopters including one AW139 intermediate and two AW189 8 ton class twin engine helicopters. Furthermore contracts for two AW169 light intermediate helicopters out of a total of five preliminary agreements for the… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Sep-13

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Gulf Helicopters appointed AW139 Authorized Training Centre in Qatar

Gulf Helicopters appointed AW139 Authorized Training Centre in Qatar

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the establishment of Gulf Helicopters as an AgustaWestland Authorised Training Centre.  Doha-based Gulf Helicopters provides training services using an AW139 Level B Full Flight Simulator (FFS) certified by the UK’s CAA as a FFS as per JAR-FSTD H to Level B which incorporates the latest technical advancements… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Sep-13

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Italian VIP customers order three AW139s and a GrandNew

Italian VIP customers order three AW139s and a GrandNew

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce a string of new VIP orders from  different leading customers in Italy, thus further expanding its presence in this key market with its new generation helicopter models which feature the levels of safety, comfort, performance, technology, style and highly customized solutions the most demanding operators are looking… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Sep-13

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Donaldson IBFs Block Salt from Helicopter Engines

Donaldson IBFs Block Salt from Helicopter Engines

Recent testing by Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has demonstrated the ability of its Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems to prevent airborne salts from degrading the performance of helicopter turboshaft engines and increasing their maintenance costs. Turboshaft engines on helicopters flying low or hovering over the ocean and… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 25-Sep-13

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Kurdistan Regional Government orders twelve MD530F

Kurdistan Regional Government orders twelve MD530F

MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has placed orders for 12 new MD 530F helicopters. The new aircraft will be delivered during the fourth quarter of 2013. The newest members of the KRG fleet will… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 25-Sep-13

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Helitech International focuses on the future

Helitech International focuses on the future

“Future perspectives are excellent for the rotorcraft sector but they have to be managed”. This was Dr Norbert Lohl’s main message during yesterday’s keynote address at the Helitech International 2013 Conference. Helitech International 2013 is being held in association with the European Helicopter Association and is taking place at ExCeL London from 24-26 September. Dr Lohl,… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 25-Sep-13

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AgustaWestland and Milestone agree historic multi-aircraft framework agreement

AgustaWestland and Milestone agree historic multi-aircraft framework agreement

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, today announced at Helitech International that Milestone Aviation Group has agreed a multi-aircraft, multi-year Framework Agreement for the purchase of a significant number of helicopters in a combination of the AW169, AW139 and AW189 models from the AgustaWestland Family of new generation helicopters. These aircraft will enter into service globally in… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Sep-13

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Heli Austria flies first FastFin-Equipped Bell 412 in Europe

Heli Austria flies first FastFin-Equipped Bell 412 in Europe

BLR Aerospace today announced that Heli Austria is the first European operator of BLR’s FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for the Bell 412. FastFin recently was certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for installation and flight on Bell 412 helicopters. Based on patented technologies, BLR’s flagship FastFin System enables performance improvements… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 25-Sep-13

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PremiAir rebrands its Blackbushe facility as the West London Heliport

PremiAir rebrands its Blackbushe facility as the West London Heliport

PremiAir Aviation International, under new ownership since December last year, confirmed today at HeliTech International (Stand G30) that it has rebranded its Blackbushe Airport  facility in Surrey as The West London Heliport and will offer Land, Park and Go services for visiting helicopter arrivals headed for the South East of England.  With only one recognized… Read more »

Source: PremiAir, 25-Sep-13

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Bell selects Donaldson to protect Bell 525

Bell selects Donaldson to protect Bell 525

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has been selected by Bell Helicopter to provide advanced filtration systems for the protection of all gearboxes and engines on its newest helicopter, the Bell 525 Relentless. Donaldson Aerospace & Defense Group will begin supplying transmission oil filter assemblies for installation in the Bell 525 Relentless’ main rotor gearbox, tail… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 25-Sep-13

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Kurdistan Regional Government orders two VIP MD Explorers

Kurdistan Regional Government orders two VIP MD Explorers

MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced new orders from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for two MD 902 Explorer helicopters. The helicopters will provide VIP transport support to senior government officials. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in the third quarter… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 25-Sep-13

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Bell delivers first 407GX in Switzerland

Bell delivers first 407GX in Switzerland

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), is pleased to announce the delivery of the first Bell 407GX helicopter in Switzerland to Alpinlift Helikopter AG for utility operations. “After an extensive evaluation, we selected the Bell 407GX for the advanced safety features provided by its integrated flight deck and the unmatched customer service and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Sep-13

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Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing establish comprehensive commercial and marketing partnership

Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing establish comprehensive commercial and marketing partnership

An agreement signed by Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing offers value and flexibility to helicopter lessees through the companies’ enhanced commercial and marketing resources. The agreement, announced today at London’s Helitech International exposition, enables Waypoint to offer its client base the full capabilities of Eurocopter’s comprehensive Parts-by-the-Hour (PBH) support services. “This marks a new chapter in… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Sep-13

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Avincis buys three new EC225s

Avincis buys three new EC225s

Avincis Group (Avincis), the world’s leading provider of aerial services for mission critical operations, and Eurocopter today announced the purchase of three new EC225 helicopters. The helicopters will be used by Avincis’ subsidiary Bond Helicopters Australia (Bond) to service its multi-million dollar, five year contract with the PTTEP Australasia Group of Companies, part of Thailand’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Sep-13

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CAE and Eurocopter to set up EC225 training centre in Norway

CAE and Eurocopter to set up EC225 training centre in Norway

CAE and Eurocopter today announced an agreement for an EC225 training facility in Norway, including a CAE 3000 Series Level D flight and mission simulator that will begin operation in 2015 as part of the Eurocopter-approved simulation center. The center’s new EC225 simulator will provide an unprecedented level of realism for pilot mission training –… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Sep-13

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Turbomeca to support the UK military RTM322 engines

Turbomeca to support the UK military RTM322 engines

Turbomeca (Safran) will support the fleet of RTM 322 engines powering the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Merlin and Apache helicopters under an innovative service contract, worth £367 million (around Euro 425 million). The six-year contract provides the UK MOD with a guaranteed level of availability for its RTM 322 engines, consolidating a number of… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 25-Sep-13

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Turbomeca and Avincis Group sign a Global Support Contract

Turbomeca and Avincis Group sign a Global Support Contract

During Helitech, Turbomeca (Safran) and Avincis Group are pleased to announce the signature of a global support contract that covers engines operated by Inaer, Bond Air Services, Bond Offshore Helicopters and Australian Helicopters. This agreement further enhances the strengthening relationship between Avincis and Turbomeca. This agreement includes the incorporation into Turbomeca’s Support By the Hour… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 25-Sep-13

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Turbomeca signed a contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force

Turbomeca signed a contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force

Turbomeca (Safran) signed a 25 million EUR contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force for the repair, overhaul and inspection of their Makila engines. This contract covers the Makila 1A2 engines, powering today the 17 AS532 Cougar helicopters of the Royal Netherlands Air Force. These helicopters are used for missions in for instance Afghanistan, “anti… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 25-Sep-13

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AgustaWestland Opens New R&O Facility in Belgium

AgustaWestland Opens New R&O Facility in Belgium

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Repair and Overhaul facility for its subsidiary Agusta Aerospace Services, thus further expanding its Customer Support activities in Europe. The R&O facility has a surface of 2,016 m² and is located in Zaventem close to Brussels airport. The facility includes NDI test… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Sep-13

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Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and FlightSafety International today jointly announced the launch of the first full flight simulator for Sikorsky’s S-76D™ helicopter platform. Located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., the new simulator replicates the aircraft’s exact flight and operating characteristics, ensuring high quality training for operators worldwide. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), Sikorsky Aircraft’s aftermarket… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Sep-13

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AW189 Flight Training Device Ready For Training

AW189 Flight Training Device Ready For Training

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the availability of a new AW189 Flight Training Device (FTD) at its A. Marchetti Training Academy in Sesto Calende, Italy. The device has been qualified by an EASA / ENAC joint team to FTD Level 2 as per CS-FSTD(H), and is installed in the new simulation building which will include… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Sep-13

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Bell delivers first VIP Bell 429 to UK

Bell delivers first VIP Bell 429 to UK

[another Bell Press release story for Helitech that HeliHub.com has already covered last week] Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of the first VIP-configured Bell 429 to be flown in the United Kingdom to TJ Morris Ltd. TJ Morris will take advantage of the Bell 429’s Instrument Flight Rules… Read more »

24-Sep-13

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First Bell 429 flying in the UK

First Bell 429 flying in the UK

[this is an official Bell press release for Helitech, but HeliHub.com did release this news three months ago…..] Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the first Bell 429 in Great Britain is now fully operational. The aircraft was recently delivered to National Grid for inspection and maintenance of power lines. National Grid’s… Read more »

Source: Bell, 24-Sep-13

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Avincis Group orders up to 20 Bell helicopters

Avincis Group orders up to 20 Bell helicopters

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today at Helitech International 2013 a signed agreement with Avincis Group for the sale of up to 20 helicopters comprised of the Bell 429, Bell412 and Bell 412EPI aircraft, largely for use in Life & Rescue operations. “We’re delighted to be able to further develop our… Read more »

Source: Bell, 24-Sep-13

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Bell SLS will have Garmin G1000H Integrated Avionics System

Bell SLS will have Garmin G1000H Integrated Avionics System

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a long-term contract with the global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), to provide the G1000H Integrated Avionics Suite for Bell Helicopter’s new short light single (SLS) aircraft . The all-glass avionics system digitally presents critical flight… Read more »

Source: Bell, 24-Sep-13

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Quality Aviation Instruments and Gulf Helicopters announce JV

Quality Aviation Instruments and Gulf Helicopters announce JV

Quality Aviation Instruments, Inc. (QAI) and Gulf Helicopters, Inc. (GHC) announced today from Helitech in London that they have entered into a Joint Venture for component repair facilities to be located in Doha, Qatar.  The agreement covers component repairs of Accessories, Avionics and Instruments. “We have a strong customer base in the Middle East and… Read more »

Source: QAI, 24-Sep-13

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AgustaWestland at Helitech 2013

AgustaWestland at Helitech 2013

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is attending Helitech 2013, the largest helicopter trade exhibition in Europe this year held in London, showcasing a range of products from its comprehensive range of state-of-the-art commercial helicopters. Main focus at Helitech 2013 for AgustaWestland is on the Family of new generation helicopters including the AW139 and the AW189 as… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Sep-13

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Join HAI at Helitech this week

Join HAI at Helitech this week

Helitech International, the largest helicopter-only show in Europe, gets underway this week (Tue.-Thu., 24-26 Sept.) and HAI is there to meet with members and industry. HAI President Matt, Zuccaro, Chairman of the Board Tony Burson, and Executive Vice President Ed DiCampli will man a booth on the exhibit floor (Booth # L-74) throughout the show…. Read more »

Source: HAI, 24-Sep-13

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EASA approves BLR Aerospace FastFin System for Bell 412

EASA approves BLR Aerospace FastFin System for Bell 412

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the BLR Aerospace FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for installation and flight on all Bell 412 helicopters.  FastFin is already EASA-approved for installation on Bell 204, 205, and 212 helicopters. Meet with BLR in Exhibit D30 during Helitech International, Sept. 24-26 in London. Based on patented technologies, BLR’s flagship… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 23-Sep-13

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Russian Helicopters to showcase Ka-32 firefighter and new Ka-62 at Helitech

Russian Helicopters to showcase Ka-32 firefighter and new Ka-62 at Helitech

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring the Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC to Helitech International, which runs from 24-26 September at the ExCel centre in London. The company’s display can be found at stand G10. The Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC are both being marketed to helicopter operators in Europe, North America and other regions. The coaxial Ka-32A11BC… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Sep-13

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Bell signs agreement for first UK EMS 429

Bell signs agreement for first UK EMS 429

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed agreement with Heli-Charter Ltd for the first Bell 429configured for Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) operations in the United Kingdom. The recently appointed Bell Helicopter Customer Support Facility and Independent Representative held the grand opening of its new facility adjacent to Manston International Airport in Kent on September 21…. Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Sep-13

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Lundin Software announces new Gannet app for smartphones

Lundin Software announces new Gannet app for smartphones

Lundin Software has revealed its new GANNET App for Smart Phones. The new App further enhances the capability of the Maintenance Software Information system used by an increasing number of Helicopter and fixed-wing operators. The new GANNET App provides the maintenance personnel a wide range of possibilities while on-the-job or even while travelling. For example… Read more »

Source: Lundin Software, 23-Sep-13

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Blue Sky Network Debuts HawkEye 7200 Portable M2M Multi-National GNSS Tracking Solution

Blue Sky Network Debuts HawkEye 7200 Portable M2M Multi-National GNSS Tracking Solution

Blue Sky Network, a principal supplier of satellite tracking and communication solutions for aviation, land and marine, today announced the launch of the HawkEye 7200 portable M2M tracking solution. The HawkEye 7200 includes features such as multi-national global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver support and integrated Bluetooth for Iridium connectivity to smart devices. Designed in a small form factor,… Read more »

Source: Blue Sky Network, 23-Sep-13

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Helitech supports National Air Ambulance Week

Helitech supports National Air Ambulance Week

Helitech International 2013 is proud to announce that it will be supporting both the East Anglian Air Ambulance and London’s Air Ambulance as part of National Air Ambulance Week (NAAW) which runs from 23 – 29 September. Both charities will be participating at the exhibition which is being staged for the first time at ExCeL, London… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 23-Sep-13

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Able Aerospace Services open huge new facility in Phoenix

Able Aerospace Services open huge new facility in Phoenix

Able Aerospace Services, an MRO service and PMA parts provider, and one of the world’s largest helicopter repair facilities, has completed the company’s move to its new, larger headquarters located at Phoenix-Gateway Airport. This move to a brand new, fly-in custom-designed facility allows for additional capabilities in areas including advanced metal finishing, hydraulic repair and… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 23-Sep-13

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Latitude Technologies continues worldwide tour at Helitech

Latitude Technologies continues worldwide tour at Helitech

As part of its ongoing efforts to meet with fleet operators all over the world, Latitude Technologies’ founder Mark Insley and Senior Account Manager, David Thomas, will be visiting with customers and channel partners at Helitech in London, September 24-26 at booth F22. “We are traveling around the world to present our IONode FDM system, including the… Read more »

Source: Latitude Technologies, 23-Sep-13

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Helicopters at Helitech 2013

Helicopters at Helitech 2013

The following is a list of the helicopters being displayed at Helitech 2013 in London – split into those displayed by the manufacturers (often with their UK dealers), other helicopters displayed, and finally those helicopters visiting the exhibition each day.  We aim to maintain/update this list through the week of the event. Hyperlinked registrations take… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-Sep-13

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Turbomeca at Helitech 2013

Turbomeca at Helitech 2013

At the Helitech Airshow (24-26 September at London, UK), Turbomeca(Safran) will display mock-ups of its turbo-shaft engines: the Arrius 2R, recently selected by Bell Helicopter, the Makila and the RTM 322, today a 100% Turbomeca engine, as well as a 3D presentation of the latest generation Arrano. Turbomeca will display as well its value-added services: the new range of integrated on-line services, BOOST. UK business The UK is a major market for Turbomeca with… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 21-Sep-13

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AS365/EC155 parts specialist Alpine Air Support at Helitech 2013

AS365/EC155 parts specialist Alpine Air Support at Helitech 2013

Aftermarket helicopter parts distributor Alpine Air Support will be exhibiting at the Helitech 2013 show in London, September 24-26, booth E51. As a niche component supplier, Alpine stocks inventory for the Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin range of mid-size helicopters including the EC155. The independent Swiss aerospace company is based next to Zürich International Airport, Switzerland, supplying… Read more »

Source: Alpine Air Support, 21-Sep-13

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Donaldson Displays Engine Filtration at Helitech 2013

Donaldson Displays Engine Filtration at Helitech 2013

Donaldson Aerospace and Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) is exhibiting the company’s Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) at Helitech 2013 in London, 24-26 September, Stand L41. IBFs protect valuable aircraft engine components via an innovative inlet protection technology while allowing maximum aircraft performance, and lower engine maintenance expense and program operating costs. Certified… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 19-Sep-13

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Eurocopter to showcase support and services at Helitech

Eurocopter to showcase support and services at Helitech

Eurocopter’s enhancement of its support and services portfolio will be demonstrated at this month’s U.K. Helitech International exposition, underscoring the company’s strategy of offering flexibility, reactivity and cost-effective solutions that are backed worldwide to ensure close proximity for customers and operators. “Our main goal as a global helicopter solutions provider is first and foremost keeping… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Sep-13

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Eurocopter introduces EC145T2 and EC130T2 to UK with demo flights

Eurocopter introduces EC145T2 and EC130T2 to UK with demo flights

A series of United Kingdom demonstrations with the EC130 T2 and EC145 T2 are providing first-hand experience with these enhanced versions of Eurocopter’s helicopter family for some 100 invitees taking part in flights conducted this week.  [The EC145T2 demonstrator arrived Thursday 19th from Germany via an unscheduled night in Belgium due to the weather en… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Sep-13

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ASU shares NVG expertise at Helitech

ASU shares NVG expertise at Helitech

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) will be in London next week at the Helitech annual convention in London from September 24-26 at stand M93 to discuss the use of Night Vision Goggles in civil operations in Europe.  ASU CEO Mike Atwood, President Jim Winkel, Director of Operations, Kim Harris, and Sales and Marketing Director Hannah Gordon… Read more »

Source: ASU, 19-Sep-13

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Cotswold Helicopter Centre to display Cabri G2 at Helitech

Cotswold Helicopter Centre to display Cabri G2 at Helitech

Cotswold Helicopter Centre, the sole UK agents for Guimbal Helicopters, are exhibiting at Helitech International being held at London’s ExCeL exhibition and conference centre next week. They will have an example of the Guimbal Cabri G2 as a static display,and Bruno Guimbal, the designer of the Cabri G2 will be joining them on their stand…. Read more »

Source: Cotswold, 19-Sep-13

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SkyTrac Systems to exhibit at Helitech

SkyTrac Systems to exhibit at Helitech

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its solutions at Helitech’s International Helicopter Expo and Conference in London, England September 24 – 26, 2013. The event is the only European show that focuses entirely on helicopters, bringing the industry together to discuss the most up-to-date topics affecting the helicopter community. The… Read more »

Source: SkyTrac Systems, 18-Sep-13

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Curtiss-Wright MPFR on Display at Helitech International

Curtiss-Wright MPFR on Display at Helitech International

Curtiss-Wright Controls is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Helitech International, next week in London. At booth N20 we will have on display our Multi Purpose Flight Recorder (MPFR), a product we’ve recently covered in a Case Study regarding its use on the AW139s. Highlights from this Case Study are – The Platform… Read more »

Source: Curtiss-Wright, 18-Sep-13

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Helitech announce 2014 event move to Amsterdam

Helitech announce 2014 event move to Amsterdam

Having previously touted Berlin as the location (see story), the HeliHub.com office received this today… With less than a month to go, booked stand space at Helitech International 2013 is 1100m2 larger compared to the 2011 show, with headline manufacturers joining an impressive line-up of international companies showcasing the latest in rotary technology innovation. Organised by… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 03-Sep-13

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Northern Helicopters to bring Cabri to Helitech

Northern Helicopters to bring Cabri to Helitech

In  a brief update on their website, the Swedish operator Northern Helicopters says “Visit us at the largest exhibition for the helicopter industry in London now in September. We will display one of our Cabri G2.” This is in addition to the British operator Helicentre Aviation who will also have one of their two Guimbal… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Aug-13

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Newly restructured PremiAir to debut at Helitech

Newly restructured PremiAir to debut at Helitech

PremiAir Aviation International, under new ownership and with a strengthened management team, will participate at Helitech International, the largest dedicated helicopter exhibition in Europe next month (September 24-26th) as sponsor and exhibitor. Stand G30 at London Excel.  Owner and Chairman Graham Avery, who acquired the company late last year, has spent the past six months… Read more »

Source: PremiAir, 20-Aug-13

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Helitech conference to address the future of the rotorcraft industry

Helitech conference to address the future of the rotorcraft industry

The three-day Helitech International Conference will bring together rotary experts involved from flight operations, operators, financing, safety agencies, certification and market forecasting to create a truly international platform addressing a number of key issues impacting the rotorcraft industry. Taking place at ExCeL in London, UK between 24 – 26 September, and run in association with… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 16-Aug-13

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UK – Patriot/LHC/Veritair to be renamed

UK – Patriot/LHC/Veritair to be renamed

British helicopter group Patriot is to rename all its operations to “British International Helicopters”.  This follows the acquisition of British International in May, which brought with it the military contracts operated out of Plymouth and the Falkland Islands.  “British International Helicopters” was considered to be the strongest brand to unite all the helicopter operations under… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Aug-13

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Helicentre prepares to order fourth Cabri at Helitech (and two more later)

Helicentre prepares to order fourth Cabri at Helitech (and two more later)

Another brand new Cabri G2 has joined Helicentre Aviation’s training fleet making them the largest Cabri G2 operator in the UK. The aircraft was collected on Monday by Helicentre Aviation’s Chairman Captain Chris Line and company pilot Captain Llewis Ingamells. Helicentre Aviation have ordered a third Cabri G2 which is due to be with them… Read more »

Source: Helicentre, 05-Aug-13

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Safety Workshops during Helitech International 2013

Safety Workshops during Helitech International 2013

The European Helicopter Safety team and International Helicopter Safety Team are proud to present Safety Workshops open to all Helitech International 2013 registrants at the Excel Conference Centre in London. The workshops will be presented by experts from all areas of the helicopter industry: Day 1 (24 September 2013) will focus on Training, Maintenance and… Read more »

Source: EHEST, 01-Aug-13

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Russian Helicopters, Frasca, Spidertracks, EAAA confirmed for Helitech

Russian Helicopters, Frasca, Spidertracks, EAAA confirmed for Helitech

Russian Helicopters has confirmed its presence at Helitech International 2013 alongside other headline manufacturers which include, but are not limited to; AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Eurocopter and Sikorsky. This impressive roll call of exhibitors reflects the show’s position as the pre-eminent international, dedicated helicopter exhibition in Europe and is set to make 2013 the most successful… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 11-Jul-13

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Heli Aviation to exhibit at Helitech International

Heli Aviation to exhibit at Helitech International

This year presents the Heli Aviation International Heli Aviation TRAINING ACADEMY and its extensive services range for the first time on the English Helitech International at ExCel London, the largest European trade fairs for the helicopter berbranche. Of 24 to 26 September pleased our team at stand N14 to visitors from around the world. As… Read more »

Source: Heli Aviation, 08-Jul-13

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Helitech International registration goes live

Helitech International registration goes live

Registration is now live for Helitech International 2013, don’t miss out on Europe’s only 100% helicopter event. Discover the launch of the very first Helitech International at ExCeL London, meet over 200 expert exhibitors showcasing their latest helicopter products, services, parts and accessories, all under one roof. Register Now! What’s taking place at the show?… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 07-Jul-13

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Helicentre Aviation to exhibit at Helitech with a Cabri

Helicentre Aviation to exhibit at Helitech with a Cabri

Come and see us at Helitech at London’s EcXeL on 24th-26th September 2013. The exhibition is now an annual event and is the largest international, dedicated helicopter exhibition in Europe. Representing every tier of the supply chain it brings together helicopter solutions providers with senior buyers of helicopters and helicopter products, services, parts and accessories…. Read more »

Source: Helicentre Aviation, 03-Jul-13

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IHST to Hold Safety Workshops at HeliTech

IHST to Hold Safety Workshops at HeliTech

Members of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) will lead a number of safety workshops at the premier helicopter industry event in Europe, the HeliTech International Expo and Conference.  The HeliTech Expo, which takes place Sept. 24-26 in London, attracts nearly 4,000 participants within the rotorcraft industry from 60 countries. IHST members will provide the… Read more »

Source: IHST, 03-Jul-13

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Helitech International conference program to explore industry future

Helitech International conference program to explore industry future

Building upon the resounding success of the conference held back in September 2011, Helitech International (formally Helitech) has firmly laid down its intentions and commitment to create a truly international rotorcraft event by addressing key issues during its three day conference.  Taking place at ExCeL, London between 24 – 26 September, the conference will run alongside… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 13-Jun-13

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