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Eurocopter and Boustead form JV maintenance company

Eurocopter and Boustead form JV maintenance company

Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC) is expanding into the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business following its latest agreement with Eurocopter Malaysia Sdn Bhd. (see full story)

Source: Malaysia Star, 09-Dec-11

AgustaWestland Training Academy to open in Malaysia

AgustaWestland Training Academy to open in Malaysia

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it will be opening a new AgustaWestland Training Academy (AWTA) in Malaysia in January 2012, expanding the range and number of training courses available for pilots and technicians in the region. The Training Academy will be located at Kuala Lumpur’s Subang – Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Dec-11

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Weststar looks to new markets with order for ten more from AgustaWestland

Weststar looks to new markets with order for ten more from AgustaWestland

Weststar has done very well winning contracts in Malaysia, mainly in the offshore oil and gas support role, and is now looking to branch out branch out further.  They intend continuing to focus on the offshore role, and have identified Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar (aka Burma) as target markets. As part of this push, group… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Dec-11

Sampoerna set to receive an AgustaWestland GrandNew

Sampoerna set to receive an AgustaWestland GrandNew

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the sale of a GrandNew light twin engine helicopter to Sampoerna (PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk.) which will be used for the transport of VIPs and many levels of management throughout Indonesia from Sumatra, through Java, to Sumbawa, Flores and Sulawesi. The helicopter was ordered earlier this… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Dec-11

Thailand: SFS Aviation orders an AW139

Thailand: SFS Aviation orders an AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that SFS Aviation of Thailand has signed a contract for an AW139 medium twin helicopter. The aircraft will be delivered later this month and will be used for offshore transport operations in the Gulf of Thailand from its Songkhla base in southern Thailand. Vincenzo Alaimo, Head of… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Dec-11

Sikorsky, AIROD and ADC sign MOU for support of upgraded S-61

Sikorsky, AIROD and ADC sign MOU for support of upgraded S-61

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with AIROD Sdn. Bhd. (AIROD) of Malaysiaand Aviation Design Centre Sdn. Bhd. (ADC) to explore aircraft maintenance and support opportunities for Sikorsky’s S-61/H-3 platforms including the most recent variant, the S-61T™ helicopter. AIROD performs maintenance, repair and overhaul services for various commercial and military… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Dec-11

First Malaysian EC725 unveiled at LIMA 11 via video link

First Malaysian EC725 unveiled at LIMA 11 via video link

The production roll-out of Eurocopter’s no. 1 EC725 helicopter for the Royal Malaysian Air Force was shown today with a live video broadcast from the company’s Marignane, France facility, which was beamed to the Langkawi Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) for an audience that included Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Defense… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 06-Dec-11

Malaysian Helicopter Services reaches 1,000,000 hours with Turbomeca

Malaysian Helicopter Services reaches 1,000,000 hours with Turbomeca

On the occasion of the exhibition LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition) in Malaysia, Turbomeca (SAFRAN Group) announced that its Arriel and Makila the 21 Malaysian Helicopter Services Helicopters (MHS), reached a million hours of flight. MHS is now the operator of the largest civil helicopters in Malaysia. The fleet is deployed MHS currently… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 06-Dec-11

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S-92 “Legacy of Heroes” demonstrator on display at LIMA 11

S-92 “Legacy of Heroes” demonstrator on display at LIMA 11

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.’s S-92® “Legacy of Heroes” demonstration helicopter will be shown on static display at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition beginning Dec. 6. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The aircraft recently launched the second leg of its worldwide tour with its arrival in Singapore on Nov. 21. The helicopter… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Dec-11

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Camcopter is the only UAV flying at LIMA 11

Camcopter is the only UAV flying at LIMA 11

Schiebel s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is the only UAS taking part in the flight displays at LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace) Exhibition from 6th to 10th December 2011. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 unmanned helicopter has already performed flawlessly at exhibitions and air shows around the world and wrote aviation history in 2009… Read more »

Source: Schiebel, 06-Dec-11

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Eurocopter Tiger flies in Malaysia at LIMA 2011

Eurocopter Tiger flies in Malaysia at LIMA 2011

Eurocopter stands ready to propose its latest-generation Tiger attack helicopter to bolster Malaysia’s defense capability as the company showcases this combat-proven multi-role aircraft during flight demonstrations at the 2011 Langkawi Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). In a strong signal of its commitment to meet the operational needs of Malaysia’s military and civil sectors, Eurocopter will… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 05-Dec-11

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