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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

Helitech International delivers a successful Amsterdam debut

Helitech International delivers a successful Amsterdam debut

Staging Helitech International 2014 from October 14 – 16, in association with the European Helicopter Association (EHA), at Amsterdam RAI, one of Europe’s great commercial and transport hubs, has proved a success. Over 2500 attendees from 59 countries attended Europe’s largest rotorcraft exhibition and conference, which included a diverse Education Programme covering key issues within the civil and parapublic… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 29-Oct-14

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No demo flights in Amsterdam as Helitech focuses on trade

No demo flights in Amsterdam as Helitech focuses on trade

Helitech continues to morph into a strictly trade-only event without end-user private/corporate helicopter owners or purchasers.  This week’s Amsterdam event proved that organisers Reed really don’t want the format they had in Duxford up to 2012.  In particular, they don’t want demo flights, an aspect of the old Duxford (and Redhill) shows that many people… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Oct-14

Two more corporate AW169s sold in the UK

Two more corporate AW169s sold in the UK

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the sale of two more AW169 helicopters in the UK for corporate transportation, continuing the success of the type in the UK market. The helicopters, sold to undisclosed corporate customers, are scheduled to be delivered in 2016. This latest contract brings the total sales of AW169 helicopters in the UK… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Oct-14

Bel Air takes delivery of first AW189 and signs for a third

Bel Air takes delivery of first AW189 and signs for a third

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Bel Air of Denmark has taken delivery of its first AW189 super medium helicopter during an official ceremony held at Helitech International today (Amsterdam, October 14th – 16th). The aircraft will be used for offshore oil and gas transport missions in the North Sea while a second helicopter will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Oct-14

Sikorsky miss Helitech due to market conditions

Sikorsky miss Helitech due to market conditions

Notable by its absence from Helitech, we have been in contact with Sikorsky to find out why they are not represented at Europe’s biggest helicopter trade show.  Paul Jackson from Sikorsky told us “Sikorsky made a business decision to forgo Helitech this year based purely on prevailing economics and market conditions.” With Helitech organisers Reed… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Oct-14

Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue join at Helitech

Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue join at Helitech

The teaming of Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue for search and rescue (SAR) mission training is being highlighted by the two companies’ joint presence at the Helitech International exposition and conference in Amsterdam. With courses for both pilots and crew, this mission training combines the full resources of Airbus Helicopters as one of… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 16-Oct-14

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Signs Agreement with Austria’s HeliAir

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Signs Agreement with Austria’s HeliAir

United States, Boise, Idaho based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced today, from the showroom floor at the Helitech International Convention in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that the company has signed a new sales and service agreement with Vienna, Austria based Helikopter Air Transportation GmbH (HeliAir).With the agreement, ASU will train HeliAir technicians on night vision goggle… Read more »

Source: ASU, 15-Oct-14

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L-3 WESCAM to provide MX-10 Imaging Turrets to the UK Police

L-3 WESCAM to provide MX-10 Imaging Turrets to the UK Police

L-3 WESCAM announced today that it has received an order from Bond Helicopters Europe for seven MX-10 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems in support of the U.K.’s National Police Air Service (NPAS) EC135T2 helicopter upgrade program. Deliveries to the U.K. will be phased, starting with the first unit in December 2014 and the seventh… Read more »

Source: L-3 Wescam, 15-Oct-14

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DART Aerospace Expands Its Coverage in Europe

DART Aerospace Expands Its Coverage in Europe

DART Aerospace is proud to announce a new non-exclusive partnership agreement with HeliswissIberica (HI), a company based in Barcelona, Spain. HI will be a non-exclusive distributor for DART and will market DART products in Europe. Therefore, DART is expanding its coverage and facilitating the access to its product lines to Spain, Portugal and Western Europe.HI… Read more »

Source: DART, 15-Oct-14

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Pall launches PB110D PUREair Dry Barrier Filters for Bell 206L and 407

Pall launches PB110D PUREair Dry Barrier Filters for Bell 206L and 407

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced the introduction of PB110D PUREair Dry Barrier Filters as FAA-PMA direct-fit replacements for competitor oil-wetted filters. The new product will be unveiled at Helitech International in Amsterdam, October 14-16. The PUREair Dry Barrier Filters extend the successful PUREair portfolio of products available from Pall and DART Aerospace. PUREair Dry Barrier… Read more »

Source: PALL, 15-Oct-14

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Russian Helicopters showcases fire-fighting helicopter at Helitech

Russian Helicopters showcases fire-fighting helicopter at Helitech

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is taking part in Helitech International 2014 helicopter expo and conference, which opened today in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and runs until 16 October. Russian Helicopters is showcasing the Ka-32A11BC fire-fighting helicopter. Russian Helicopters’ exhibition can be found at stand J20. The multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter is the recognised leader… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Oct-14

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MD902 Next Generation Flight Deck Program reaches important milestones

MD902 Next Generation Flight Deck Program reaches important milestones

Universal Avionics and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) are dedicated to delivering high-performance products that exceed customers’ expectations for quality, service and support. The Next Generation flight deck for the MD Explorer is no exception; the two companies have partnered to bring the most advanced technology into the flight deck of the world-renown and redesigned light-twin… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 15-Oct-14

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Airbus Helicopters receives the Outstanding Supplier Award from Erickson

Airbus Helicopters receives the Outstanding Supplier Award from Erickson

Exceptional customer support provided by Airbus Helicopters – along with Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) and Vector Aerospace – has been recognized with Erickson Helicopters’ Outstanding Supplier Award 2014. The company’s innovative and responsive services were acknowledged during a ceremony at this week’s Helitech International exposition and conference. “The strong relationship we have with Airbus Helicopters… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 15-Oct-14

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Airbus Helicopters launches new service offers to secure repair cycles

Airbus Helicopters launches new service offers to secure repair cycles

To better serve customers and deliver Airbus Helicopters’ best support and services offering, the company has launched a comprehensive improvement effort that is yielding visible results for customers. Airbus Helicopters has improved to 98% the level of planned spares orders delivered on time worldwide. In addition, two new improved repair and overhaul services are now… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 15-Oct-14

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Bell Announces Two Firsts for Europe

Bell Announces Two Firsts for Europe

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announces it has made the first Bell 429 Wheeled Landing Gear (WLG) sale in Europe. The aircraft will also be outfitted with the world’s first Bell 429 MAGnificent luxury cabin interior created by Italy-based Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG). [Editor note – Bell have not announced the customer,… Read more »

Source: Bell, 15-Oct-14

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Waypoint announces first leasing transaction with Bristow

Waypoint announces first leasing transaction with Bristow

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Bristow Group Inc. (“Bristow”), the leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, for the sale and leaseback (SLB) of two Sikorsky 92 (“S-92”) helicopters. Both S-92s operate offshore in crew change… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 15-Oct-14

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Norsk Luftambulanse Signs For An AW169

Norsk Luftambulanse Signs For An AW169

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA AS) of Norway has signed a contract for one AW169 light twin-engined intermediate helicopter for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Norway. The contract was signed today at the Helitech 2014 exhibition being held in Amsterdam. The helicopter will feature an advanced EMS mission configuration including state-of-the-art… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Oct-14

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AgustaWestland attends Helitech 2014

AgustaWestland attends Helitech 2014

AgustaWestland is pleased to be exhibiting its market leading range of commercial helicopters at Helitech International 2014 alongside a range of the company’s latest customer support and training solutions. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam from 14th to 16th October 2014. Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, which has the most modern range of twin-engine helicopters of any manufacturer, … Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Oct-14

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Helitech International opens its doors

Helitech International 2014, in association with the European Helicopter Association (EHA), is making its first appearance in Amsterdam with 180 exhibitors representing 21 countries from around the world including over 65 first-time exhibitors. A USA Pavilion is also making its Helitech International debut. The event is strongly supported by helicopter OEMs including AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter,… Read more »

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First leased AW189 delivered to LCI, then back to AW Training Academy

First leased AW189 delivered to LCI, then back to AW Training Academy

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has become the first aircraft lessor to take delivery of the new state-of-the-art AW189 helicopter. The particular aircraft is being placed on long term lease with the AgustaWestland Training Academy, and will be used as part of the conversion-to-type training of pilots to… Read more »

Source: LCI, 14-Oct-14

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EASA’s Norbert Lohl opens Helitech in Amsterdam

EASA’s Norbert Lohl opens Helitech in Amsterdam

EASA’s Norbert Lohl has this morning been guest of honour at the opening ceremony of Helitech International 2014 in Amsterdam’s RAI conference and exhibition centre. The show is open for three days until Thursday

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Oct-14

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Vector adds AS332L1 to Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder STC

Vector adds AS332L1 to Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder STC

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (“HS-NA”), one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has added the AS332L1 model to its FAA certified CVFDR… Read more »

Source: Vector, 14-Oct-14

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RUAG Aviation upgrade improves safety and comfort of AS350

RUAG Aviation upgrade improves safety and comfort of AS350

The extensive modification programme performed by RUAG Aviation provides significant advantages over the original avionics system. The AS350’s pilots are outfitted with superior situational awareness through the integration of a Garmin G500H Electronic Flight Display and an L3 ESI-2000 Standby Indicator, and benefit from standardised cockpit operations through the inclusion of a Garmin GTN650 Nav/Com… Read more »

Source: RUAG, 14-Oct-14

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H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand RR300 coverage

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand RR300 coverage

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive, both BBA Aviation companies, have expanded their Field Service teams and capabilities to meet the needs of the growing fleet of helicopters powered by the RR300. Through the companies’ global support network, they offer customers comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the field and in their overhaul centers…. Read more »

Source: BBA Aviation, 14-Oct-14

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BBA Aviation Continues Expansion of Global Rotorcraft Service and Support Network

BBA Aviation Continues Expansion of Global Rotorcraft Service and Support Network

Earlier this year, BBA Aviation companies Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation announced the award of new Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) appointments from Pratt & Whitney Canada for several turboshaft engine models in support of helicopter operators. Today, the companies provided further information on their plans to expand their global support for the rotorcraft market and… Read more »

Source: BBA Aviation, 14-Oct-14

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DART Aerospace attends Helitech

DART Aerospace attends Helitech

DART Aerospace announces that it will exhibit atHelitech International Helicopter Expo & Conference to be held in Amsterdam, October 14-16. DART provides a full spectrum of aftermarket products, accessories, spare parts and tools for civil and military operators, all major rotorcraft OEMs, completion centers and MR&O facilities. DART’s key products include: flotation systems, landing gears,… Read more »

Source: Dart, 14-Oct-14

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Bell Delivers First UK HEMS 429 at Helitech

Bell Delivers First UK HEMS 429 at Helitech

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will showcase Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust’s (WAACT) Bell 429 at Helitech International in Amsterdam from October 14-16. After delivery, the aircraft will become the first Bell 429 in the United Kingdom used for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). Additionally, this year, Bell Helicopter is also celebrating… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Oct-14

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Wiltshire Air Ambulance Bell 429 flying in UK, ready for Helitech

Wiltshire Air Ambulance Bell 429 flying in UK, ready for Helitech

For almost ten years, the British county of Wiltshire has been host to an MD Explorer jointly operated by the Police and Air Ambulance – a relatively unusual British aviation industry phenomenon with a Governmental organisation working hand-in-hand with a charity.  This arrangement draws to a close at the end of November, with the aircraft… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Oct-14

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Donaldson brings Dry Media Filtration Option To Commercial Helicopter Market

Donaldson brings Dry Media Filtration Option To Commercial Helicopter Market

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), the first manufacturer to offer dry media filtration for helicopter engines, is bringing its battle-proven dry media technology to the commercial helicopter market. The company is flight testing its next-generation non-woven dry media on MD 500s equipped with Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) and… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 13-Oct-14

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First Ten FastFin® Systems Arrive in Europe From BLR Aerospace

First Ten FastFin® Systems Arrive in Europe From BLR Aerospace

With EASA approval in hand, an increasing number of European operators are equipping their helicopters with the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System from BLR Aerospace. The company has delivered four systems to Agrarflug Helilift in Ahlen, Germany, two to Heli Austria, and four to the UK Ministry of Defence. The ten FastFin-equipped helicopters… Read more »

Source: BLR, 13-Oct-14

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Airbus Helicopters’ focus on continuous improvement comes to Helitech

Airbus Helicopters’ focus on continuous improvement comes to Helitech

Airbus Helicopters’ commitment to the enhancement of its product line, the improvement of its services portfolio and the continuous increase of customer satisfaction will be highlighted during this month‘s Helitech International exposition and conference. In addition to the presence of its evolved EC130 T2 and EC145 T2 rotorcraft at Amsterdam‘s RAI exhibit center (Stand #J60,… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 13-Oct-14

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Helitech Education Programme lifts off with Industry Business Leaders’ Forum

Helitech Education Programme lifts off with Industry Business Leaders’ Forum

This year’s Education Programme at Helitech International lifts off on 14th October with the Business and Strategy Conference which will host a round table discussion featuring high-level speakers including Jonathan Baliff, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bristow Group; Robert Dranitzke, Managing Director, Milestone Aviation; Daniele Romiti, CEO, AgustaWestland and Guillaume Faury, President and CEO, Airbus… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 12-Oct-14

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Helitech International Education Programme Lifts Off with Industry Business Leaders’ Forum

Helitech International Education Programme Lifts Off with Industry Business Leaders’ Forum

This year’s Education Programme at Helitech International lifts off on 14th October with the Business and Strategy Conference which will host a round table discussion featuring high-level speakers including Jonathan Baliff, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO),Bristow Group; Robert Dranitzke, Managing Director, Milestone Aviation; Daniele Romiti, CEO, AgustaWestland and Guillaume Faury, President and CEO, Airbus Helicopters. The programme will… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 03-Oct-14

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Helitech adds two speakers for Business and Strategy Conference

Helitech adds two speakers for Business and Strategy Conference

We are proud to announce two new speakers to the Business Leaders Forum at the Business and Strategy Conference: Daniele Romiti, Chief Executive Officer from AgustaWestland and Chris Drew, Safety and Airworthiness Consultant from Baines Simmons. They will be joining an already impressive speaker panel, which includes senior executives from Airbus Helicopters, Bristow Group, Ascend… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 29-Sep-14

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USA Pavilion takes flight at Helitech International 2014

USA Pavilion takes flight at Helitech International 2014

Helitech International 2014 kicks off in just over a month at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre from 14-16 October. The event, run in association with the European Helicopter Association (EHA), will feature for the first time a dedicated USA Pavilion attracting companies that have previously not exhibited at a trade-show outside the USA. Helitech International… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 26-Sep-14

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Airbus Helicopters to display an EC145 T2 at Helitech International 2014

Airbus Helicopters to display an EC145 T2 at Helitech International 2014

Helitech International 2014 kicks off in just over a month at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre from 14 – 16 October. The event, run in association with the European Helicopter Association (EHA), can confirm that Airbus Helicopters will showcase an EC145 T2 on its stand; a next-generation helicopter that is perfectly suited for emergency medical… Read more »

Source: Helitech 2014, 12-Sep-14

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Helitech – EHA Rotorcraft Seminars lift off with keynote address from EASA

Helitech – EHA Rotorcraft Seminars lift off with keynote address from EASA

The European Helicopter Association (EHA) will stage its Rotorcraft Seminars in Amsterdam on 15 October 2014 during Helitech International, which will take place at the RAI from 14 – 16 October 2014.  The comprehensive programme will feature a keynote address from Dr Norbert Lohl, Certification Director at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), as well… Read more »

Source: EHA, 01-Aug-14

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Helitech introduces the Business and Strategy Conference

Helitech introduces the Business and Strategy Conference

On Tuesday 14th October, Helitech International will be running the Business and Strategy Conference, exploring future opportunities and challenges in the European Rotorcraft Sector. Perspectives on the future of the industry: The Industry Business Leaders’ Forum led by key industry figureheads will culminate in a round table discussion focussing on key business and strategy issues… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 28-Jul-14

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Helitech International 2014 to showcase extensive Education Programme

Helitech International 2014 to showcase extensive Education Programme

Helitech International 2014 will present an extensive Education Programme across three days ofEurope’s largest helicopter show which will take place in Amsterdam from 14 – 16 October 2014. Fully supported by the European Helicopter Association (EHA), Helitech International will stage a comprehensive programme covering the key topics affecting the rotorcraft industry. The inaugural day will feature the… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 17-Jun-14

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Helitech International 2014 attracts rising global interest from industry

Helitech International 2014 attracts rising global interest from industry

Helitech International 2014 will showcase worldwide participation from leading industry primes as well as innovative small to medium-size companies when Europe’s largest helicopter show opens its doors on 14 October 2014. Examples of confirmed exhibitors include AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, Honeywell, ITT, MD Helicopters, Milestone, Rolls-Royce, Turbomeca and Vector Aerospace. Fully supported… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 06-Jun-14

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Helitech International 2014 confirms provisions for visiting helicopters

Helitech International 2014 confirms provisions for visiting helicopters

Reed Exhibitions, organisers of Helitech International, are pleased to confirm that demonstration flights will be carried out from the venue during Helitech International. The event takes place between the 14-16 October at the Amsterdam RAI, and is run in association with the European Helicopter Association.  Exhibitors wishing to demonstrate their aircraft to customers will be… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 29-Apr-14

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Helitech International issues March update

Helitech International issues March update

Our decision last year to become an annual conference and exhibition and to move around key European cities was not taken lightly but it’s clear that industry from around the world backed the change as Helitech International 2013 – staged at ExCeL, London – attracted over 5,600 attendees, of whom 30 per cent included senior… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 05-Mar-14

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USA Pavilion planned for Helitech International in Amsterdam

USA Pavilion planned for Helitech International in Amsterdam

The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) has partnered with Helitech International to jointly promote opportunities for U.S. companies to participate within a U.S.A. Pavilion.  Helitech International, supported by the European Helicopter Association, takes place 14-16 October 2014 in Amsterdam. “Opening a European business gateway is a key opportunity for U.S. rotary companies and the U.S.A. Pavilion initiative will… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 26-Feb-14

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Growing simulation market opens timely window for Helitech International 2014

Growing simulation market opens timely window for Helitech International 2014

In light of growth forecasts for the civil rotary simulation market, Helitech International 2014 will provide a timely platform for this important sector to be showcased at Europe’s largest helicopter show, which takes place 14-16 October in Amsterdam. Leading simulation and training companies such as Bell Helicopter, FlightSafety International and Frasca International have secured their… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 16-Feb-14

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Helitech prepares for 2014 debut on Dutch soil

Helitech prepares for 2014 debut on Dutch soil

The global commercial helicopter market is expected to experience 3.08% growth by 2023 according to a recent report(1). However this modest expansion obscures the fact that demand for new platforms in emerging markets will soar within the period 2013-23. Latin America is expected to witness a compound annual growth rate of almost 15% for commercial… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 13-Dec-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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