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Exercise Stealth Guardian enhances rescue capabilities in multiple environments

Exercise Stealth Guardian enhances rescue capabilities in multiple environments

As a pilot stands in a forest, seemingly devoid of human life, he is watched – by friend and foe. The quiet serenity of the woodlands erupts with the whirling of helicopter blades and the incoming of simulated opposing forces, his rescue or his demise still uncertain. Through a partnership between Moody and Tyndall Air… Read more »

Source: DVIDS, 18-Aug-17

22-May-17 AN-136 Eurocopter EC145 Punta Chame, Panama

Helicopter was flying from Santiago (Veraguas Province) to Panama Pacifico airport in the capital city, and was impacted by a flock of birds causing a loss of thrust in its tail rotor.  Am Emergency landing was made at Punta Chame, which resulted in the helicopter being on its port side on the edge of the… Read more »

22-May-17

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Panama’s SENAN AW139 Fleet Reaches Milestone

Panama’s SENAN AW139 Fleet Reaches Milestone

Leonardo announced today at LAAD in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that the fleet of six AgustaWestland AW139s operated by Panama’s Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (SENAN) has achieved a 5,000 flight hour milestone. This result has been achieved in less than four years since the first AW139 entered into service with SENAN in mid-2013. SENAN has benefited from Leonardo’s well-positioned service network in North and Central America, including… Read more »

Source: Leonardo Group, 12-Apr-17

AW139s Hit 5000 Hour Landmark for Panama

AW139s Hit 5000 Hour Landmark for Panama

After four years with Panama’s Servicio Nacional Aeronavl, AgustaWestland’s AW139 helicopters have reached the 5,000-flight-hour landmark. Chief Executive Officer, Mauro Moretti has commented how the relationship between Panama and Leonardo’s AgustaWestland is stronger than ever. They even expect the delivery of two additional AW139s later this year.

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Apr-17

This is why Leonardo gave Panama Two More AW139s

This is why Leonardo gave Panama Two More AW139s

After cancelling a radar contract with Panama, Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s subsidiary AugustaWestland has agreed to manufacture two AW139M military helicopters to compensate. The two helicopters will be military versions of AgustaWestland’s AW139 helicopters and will come to a cost of $15.5 million each. Both aircraft will be fitted with bullet-proof reinforcement and have twin engines. As well… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 31-Jan-17

Leonardo gives Panama a free AW109 GrandNew to settle Selex radar dispute

Leonardo gives Panama a free AW109 GrandNew to settle Selex radar dispute

The Vice President of the Republic of Panama, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, visited Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s factory in Vergiate (Varese) recently, home to the company’s main helicopter final assembly lines. The Vice President of Panama and a senior accompanying delegation had the opportunity to view the industrial capabilities and modern range of products that make… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 04-Aug-16

Finmeccanica to give Panama a free AW139 to settle dispute

Finmeccanica to give Panama a free AW139 to settle dispute

The Panamanian government said on Tuesday it had agreed the cancellation of a $125 million radar contract with a subsidiary of Italy’s Finmeccanica SpA that had become mired in a dispute over alleged corruption. See Full Story

Source: Reuters, 25-Feb-16

USS Halyburton MH-60R assists in rescue of crashed Panamanian Bell 412EP

USS Halyburton MH-60R assists in rescue of crashed Panamanian Bell 412EP

A Panamanian helicopter crashed killing one and injuring eight while working together with USS Halyburton (FFG 40) conducting operations in support of Operation Martillo in the 4th Fleet area of operations, Feb. 6. Editor note – Bell 412 accident details at 06-Feb-14 AN-137 Bell 412EP Mansukum, Panama (1F) The names of the victims will not be… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 07-Feb-14

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06-Feb-14 AN-137 Bell 412EP Mansukum, Panama (1F)

1 of 9 POB killed when helicopter came down on night anti-drug mission.  Helicopter had been working with a US Navy MH-60R which was on hand to transport 6 of the injured to hospital.

06-Feb-14

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Panamanian Supreme Court closes AgustaWestland kickback case

Panamanian Supreme Court closes AgustaWestland kickback case

The Panamanian Supreme Court of Justice is understood to have unanimously closed the case against Italy’s Finmeccanica which stemmed from a complaint filed two years ago by Oreste del Rio, leader of the opposition Popular Party. In the case, del Rio had sought an investigation of Panamanian Security Minister, Jose Raul Mulino, over alleged kickback… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Dec-13

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Panama takes delivery of fifth and sixth AW139s

Panama takes delivery of fifth and sixth AW139s

The Panamanian Navy has just taken delivery of the last two AW139s of an order for six which they placed in 2010. With the first pair delivered in January 2013 and the second pair following in April, this marks the completion of the order. They formed part of a larger deal with AgustaWestland’s parent company… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Jun-13

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Ex-Finmeccanica manager arrested in Panama contract probe

Ex-Finmeccanica manager arrested in Panama contract probe

Paolo Pozzessere was arrested on suspicion of international corruption in relation to deliveries made by three Finmeccanica subsidiaries, AgustaWestland, Selex and Telespazio, to the Panama government (see full story)

Source: Gazetta del Sud, 24-Oct-12

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Strong Bell 407GX sales in Central and South America

Strong Bell 407GX sales in Central and South America

The HeliHub.com team has noticed that the early sales of the Bell 407GX demonstrate particular success for Bell in Central and South America.  Of the first 14 off the production line, more than half are in that region, with three in Brazil and one each to Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama. The 407GX is… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-May-12

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Finmeccanica denies all AgustaWestland financial side-deals

Finmeccanica denies all AgustaWestland financial side-deals

With reference to the articles published in the last few days by some newspapers – and with particular reference to the circumstances that have associated the names of Finmeccanica and AgustaWestland with those of Valter Lavitola, the Hon. Marco Reguzzoni and events in India – the Finmeccanica Group, while fully respecting the work of the… Read more »

Source: Finmeccanica, 24-Apr-12

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Eurocopter recognises Heliflight Panama’s maintenance center

Eurocopter recognises Heliflight Panama’s maintenance center

Heliflight Maintenance Center’s first year of operations as a Eurocopter-certified maintenance operation in Panama was marked today during a ceremony held at the Heli-Expo 2012 exhibition in Dallas, Texas. Located at Albrook Airport on the Panama Canal Zone, Heliflight Maintenance Center was the first such facility certified in Central America by the Eurocopter de Mexico… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 15-Feb-12

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First delivery With Universal Avionics’ flightdeck is Bell 212 from Panama

First delivery With Universal Avionics’ flightdeck is Bell 212 from Panama

With a newly-integrated flightdeck based on Universal Avionics Flat Panel Displays, Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (National Aeronaval Service – SENAN) of Panama took delivery of the first of five Bell 212 helicopter variants this past month. The Helitech Support Services digital modernization of the Bell 212 was designed with the assistance of Maxcraft Avionics. The totally… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 11-Feb-12

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First Eurocopter maintenance center in Panama opens

First Eurocopter maintenance center in Panama opens

Eurocopter has opened a new maintenance centre in Panama uNder the auspices of its Mexican subsidiary.  Located on the premises of Heliflight Panama at Panama City’s Albrook Airport, the facility initially specialises in the AS350 and EC120 ranges “Customer care is a high priority for Eurocopter Mexico. We are very pleased to certify the new… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-May-11

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AgustaWestland to supply six AW139s to Panama

AgustaWestland to supply six AW139s to Panama

Finmeccanica has been awarded contracts worth approximately EUR 180 million through its companies SELEX Sistemi Integrati, AgustaWestland and Telespazio. Under the agreement, Finmeccanica companies will develop a national security and surveillance system involving the implementation of a coastal monitoring and control system by SELEX Sistemi Integrati and the supply of six AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters in… Read more »

Source: Finmeccanica, 11-Aug-10

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19-Feb-09 HP-AM3 Robinson R44 Tocumen International Airport, Panama (3F)

19-Feb-09 HP-AM3 Robinson R44 Tocumen International Airport, Panama

19-Feb-09

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06-Apr-08 Eurocopter SA316 Panama City, Panama

Fell onto starboard side when landing. None of 5 POB seriously injured

06-Apr-08

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dd-mon-yy AN-136 Eurocopter EC145 Mensabé, Panama

Tail rotors contacted trees. Date of accident not known and could have been any time between 2009 when the helicopter was delivered and February 2012 when the Panamanian military issued a tender for two new tail rotor blades

01-Jan-00

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