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RMAF welcomes upgraded Nuri helicopter

RMAF welcomes upgraded Nuri helicopter

Ceremony Flights Nuri Sikorsky S61A-4 (Avionics Upgrade Program) executed by AIROD Sdn Bhd executive officer, Maj Gen Ir. Dato ‘Ibrahim bin Maritime Force (Retired) to the Chief of Air Force, Hon Gen Dato’ Sri Haji Affandi bin Remove the RMAF. Avionics upgrade program Nuri S61A-4 AIROD Sdn Bhd is cooperation and Heli-One Norway. Program upgrades… Read more »

Source: Royal Malaysian Air Force, 29-Mar-17

Thales delivers a flight and navigation training simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force

Thales delivers a flight and navigation training simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force

Thales was selected to deliver an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December. The flight and navigation training simulator for H120 helicopters is a welcome addition to… Read more »

Source: Thales, 28-Mar-17

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Royal Malaysian Air Force S-61 Fleet to Receive Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade

Royal Malaysian Air Force S-61 Fleet to Receive Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade

Universal Avionics and Heli-One are announcing cockpit upgrades to be performed on a fleet of Sikorsky S-61A-4 NURI helicopters for an Asian operator, featuring Universal’s EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS). Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, is set to perform the design and installation for the initial aircraft with an Asian Maintenance,… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 11-Oct-16

Heli-One to upgrade Malaysian S-61 fleet

Heli-One to upgrade Malaysian S-61 fleet

AIROD has signed a contract with Heli-One for the glass cockpit upgrade of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Sikorsky S-61 helicopters. This collaboration between AIROD and Heli-One will provide a customised solution through developing a new design to leverage the latest technology that will add new capabilities to these helicopters and greatly enhance their… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 22-Apr-16

Malaysian military receive first of five H120s

Malaysian military receive first of five H120s

The Royal Malaysian Air Force has received the first of five new H120 helicopters from Airbus, ready to be flown for train at the College of the Air Force in Alor Setar. The training syllabus of the first use of these aircraft will begin next year, and will lead the the gradual phase-out of their… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Dec-15

28-May-14 M20-17 Eurocopter SA316 Pokok Sena, Malaysia

Emergency landing in school field.  Press refers to “trainee pilot” so we assume on a training flight.  Later flown to base for closer inspection

28-May-14

BHIC AeroServices wins $67M three year RMAF EC725 parts contract

BHIC AeroServices wins $67M three year RMAF EC725 parts contract

Publically quoted BHIC (Boustead Heavy Industries Corp) posted the following in an official notice to the Bursa Malaysia Securities recently:- The Company wishes to inform that its subsidiary, BHIC AeroServices Sdn Bhd (“BHICAS”) has received a letter dated 20 March 2014 from the Secretary General to the Ministry of Defence Malaysia awarding BHICAS an In-Service Support… Read more »

Source: BHIC, 31-Mar-14

30-Jan-14 Agusta 109LUH Segamat, Malaysia

Crashed in to jungle on night training flight.  Tail and main blades heavily damaged.  Described in the non-aviation press as a write-off.  4 POB injured and in hospital

30-Jan-14

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22-Dec-13 M23-15 Sikorsky S61A-4 Pulau Pera, Malaysia

Within a short time of completing a  “Maintenance Check 2”, helicopter crashed on the rocky coast of an island.  All 4 POB got out safely.  At the time of the incident, the S61 was piloted by Kapt Asmawi Azmi and co-pilot Kapt Nuradlina Ab Manah. Sjn (U) Mohamad Khairi Abdul Rahman was the helicopter’s Air… Read more »

22-Dec-13

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04-Jun-13 Sikorsky S61A-4 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Emergency landing in corner of golf course close to trees

04-Jun-13

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Malaysia to upgrade two helicopters for AEW work

Malaysia to upgrade two helicopters for AEW work

Although they have not stated which helicopters would be involved, the Royal Malaysian Air Force are reportedly planning to upgrade two helicopters to full AEW Airborne Early Warning specification.  This comes at the same time they are talking to Saab about their Erieye system to fulfil a fixed-wing AEW requirement, potentially hosted on Saab 2000… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Mar-13

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Malaysia to re-life S61s for another 12 years

Malaysia to re-life S61s for another 12 years

Word from the LIMA 2013 exhibition in Malaysia this week is that the Royal Malaysian Air Force are planning to upgrade 30 of their S61A-4 fleet. The upgrade program, estimated at RM 500 million ($161M) would include the installation of digital avionic displays, a new gearbox and rotor blades. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com [file photo]

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Mar-13

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Malaysia signs contract for 12 EC725s

Malaysia signs contract for 12 EC725s

On Thursday at the Paris Air Show, the Malaysian Ministry of Defence signed a supplementary contract with Eurocopter related to the supply of 12 EC725s. These aircraft will be operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force in search and rescue (SAR) and utility missions. The contract was signed with Eurocopter Malaysia in the presence of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Jun-11

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17-Mar-10 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky S61 Pulau Sebang, Malaysia

17-Mar-10

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