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Singapore Armed Forces faciltity at Oakey to have Au$50M upgrade

Singapore Armed Forces faciltity at Oakey to have Au$50M upgrade

A $50 million upgrade to the Singapore Armed Forces’ facilities at the Oakey Army Aviation Centre, has been awarded to Toowoomba-based construction company FKG Group. The project will include refurbishment of helicopter training facilities and the construction of new logistics and maintenance facilities and airfield infrastructure for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), which… Read more »

Source: Qld Government, 21-Nov-16

Singapore Ministry of Defence orders H225M

Singapore Ministry of Defence orders H225M

Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Singapore Ministry of Defence for the acquisition of H225M – Medium Lift Helicopters. “We are greatly honoured that Singapore has selected the H225M as its next-generation Medium Lift Helicopter” said Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters. “The Super Puma has served Singapore well for the last 30… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 13-Nov-16

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Bristow Defence Industries Deploys

Bristow Defence Industries Deploys

Bristow Defence Industries (BDI) kicked off its annual support of the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s Exercise Wallaby. The event, which runs September 11 – November 8, 2016, is an annual military exercise conducted in the military training area at Shoalwater Bay in Central Queensland, Australia. The exercise varies in size but can involve land,… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 26-Sep-16

Navy and Coastguards from 11 countries meet for HOSTAC conference

Navy and Coastguards from 11 countries meet for HOSTAC conference

Navy and Coast Guard representatives from 11 countries came together for dialogue and information sharing during a Helicopter Operations from Ships other Than Aircraft Carriers (HOSTAC) conference in Singapore, Aug 29-Sept 2. Conference participants represented Great Britain, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and the United States. HOSTAC is an… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 08-Sep-16

Rotorcraft Asia set for April 2017 with strong industry endorsement

Rotorcraft Asia set for April 2017 with strong industry endorsement

Rotorcraft Asia is geared up for its debut as key industry leaders confirmed their participation at the inaugural edition of the dedicated commercial and para-public helicopter event. Held from 18 to 20 April 2017 at Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, attendees will experience the full spectrum of rotorcraft innovations and solutions in one venue. Rotorcraft Asia… Read more »

Source: Rotorcraft Asia, 20-Jul-16

Singapore puts military order on ice after EC225 accident

Singapore puts military order on ice after EC225 accident

Reuters is reporting that the Republic of Singapore has put a pause on making a decision for a helicopter fleet purchase of around $1 Billion after the CHC EC225 accident in Norway on 29th April. The Airbus H225M is short-listed along with the AgustaWestland AW101 in a Navy order to replace the 32 Super Pumas,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Jun-16

Bell Singapore completes 5,000hr inspections on two Australian 412s

Bell Singapore completes 5,000hr inspections on two Australian 412s

Bell has announced that its facility in Singapore successfully completed 5,000 hour inspections and customization for two Bell 412EPs for a private customer located in Australia. “Our Singapore facility continues to drive growth in heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul for customers throughout the region,” said Mike Greene, general manager for Bell Helicopter’s Singapore facility. “This… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 31-May-16

Safran Helicopter Engines opens Singapore facility

Safran Helicopter Engines opens Singapore facility

Safran Helicopter Engines has opened its new regional headquarters dedicated to engines support in the Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park. The event was celebrated in the presence of Guest-of-Honour Mr. Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board and H.E. Mr. Benjamin Dubertret, Ambassador of France to Singapore. With the new 3,500sqm facility,… Read more »

Source: Safran, 26-May-16

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Leonardo and NTU Singapore sign research agreement

Leonardo and NTU Singapore sign research agreement

Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), signed an agreement today in Rome. Under the agreement, NTU and Leonardo-Finmeccanica will start a research collaboration in integrated and innovative composites helicopter structure and helicopter aerodynamics. The agreement follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed in February in Singapore and establishes a partnership to contribute to the aerospace… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 24-May-16

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Bell starts five month Asia Pacific tour with 412EPi

Bell starts five month Asia Pacific tour with 412EPi

Bell Helicopter last demonstrated the Bell 412’s capability in 2013 in the region and since then has attracted a number of customers including the Philippine Department of National Defense and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in India. There are currently more than 150 Bell 412 variants operating throughout Asia Pacific across a range of mission… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-May-16

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MD Helicopters appoints sales representative for South East Asia

MD Helicopters appoints sales representative for South East Asia

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) welcomes Kuala Lumpur-based Sapura Aero as an authorized representative serving the South East Asian countries (ASEAN) of Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. As an authorized independent sales representative within the ASEAN region, Sapura Aero will offer the full range of MDHI’s commercial helicopter… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 25-Apr-16

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FAA approves FlightSafety Singapore S-76 simulator to Level-D

FAA approves FlightSafety Singapore S-76 simulator to Level-D

FlightSafety International announces that its simulator for the Sikorsky S-76C+™ and S-76C++™ located in Singapore has been qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The facility has also been approved to provide FAA PART 142 training under FlightSafety’s single certificate. “We are pleased to announce that training for the Sikorsky S-76C+… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 15-Mar-16

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Terma Asia Pacific – new VP and General Manager appointed

Terma Asia Pacific – new VP and General Manager appointed

Mr. Anupam Narain Mathur has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of Terma Asia Pacific including Terma India. This appointment takes effect today. Mr. Mathur will succeed Mr. Jannik Termansen, who has recently accepted a new position outside the company. Jointly, effective today, Terma’s regional offices in Singapore and India will merge into one… Read more »

Source: Terma, 01-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

In response to a growing Asia-Pacific operator base comprising more than 7,000 Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) engines in service in the region, P&WC has doubled the staff at its Singapore-based Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Pte Ltd (“Asia Hub”) – including its 24/7 Customer First Center (CFirst) support staff – to more than 30… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 24-Feb-16

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Finmeccanica Helicopters partners with Nanyang Technological University

Finmeccanica Helicopters partners with Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Finmeccanica, through its Helicopter Division manufacturing AgustaWestland products, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today at the Singapore Airshow 2016. The agreement confirms the intent of both parties to partner on helicopter production and technologies with the final aim to establish a collaborative technology research centre to be set up… Read more »

Source: Nanyang Technological University, 22-Feb-16

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Airbus Helicopters signs MoU to fly drone Proof-of-Concept Trials in Singapore

Airbus Helicopters signs MoU to fly drone Proof-of-Concept Trials in Singapore

Airbus Helicopters (Airbus) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conduct Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Proof-of-Concept Trials, named the Skyways Project, in Singapore. The MOU was signed between Jean-Brice Dumont, Executive Vice-President, Engineering, Airbus Helicopters and Kevin Shum, Director-General of CAAS at the side lines of… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Feb-16

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FlightSafety ready to open simulator in Singapore for S76C+ and S76C++

FlightSafety ready to open simulator in Singapore for S76C+ and S76C++

FlightSafety International and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announce that training for Sikorsky S-76C+™ and S-76C++™ helicopters will be offered in Singapore starting in March 2016. A wide variety of training services will be provided using a new FlightSafety FS1000™ simulator. It will be qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety International, 17-Feb-16

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VIH Aerospace participates in Canadian Trade Delegation to Asia

VIH Aerospace participates in Canadian Trade Delegation to Asia

VIH Aerospace (VIHA –www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services (also exhibiting at Heli-Expo Booth # 1209) will take part in a Canadian trade delegation to Asia from February 7-20th, 2016, as part of a contingent of leading aerospace companies operating in British Columbia, Canada. The focus for… Read more »

Source: VIH Aerospace, 03-Feb-16

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Rotorcraft Asia – new helicopter show in Singapore in April 2017

Rotorcraft Asia – new helicopter show in Singapore in April 2017

Experia Events today announced the launch of the inaugural Rotorcraft Asia helicopter show, which will be held from 18-20 April 2017 in Singapore at Changi Exhibition Centre. Dedicated to the thriving Asia Pacific market, Rotorcraft Asia will gather the global civil helicopter industry in Singapore, catering to the growing civil, medical, rescue and parapublic aviation… Read more »

Source: Experia Events, 14-Oct-15

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New Head of Terma Asia Pacific Subsidiary

New Head of Terma Asia Pacific Subsidiary

Jannik Termansen has been part of the team at Terma’s office in Singapore, running our Business Development activities and spearheading our relations to partners and governments across Asia Pacific. Jannik has been working in the Asia Pacific region for more than five years, and he is thus well versed in understanding customer needs and the… Read more »

Source: Terma, 07-Sep-15

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Australia approves Bell Singapore Service Center for 412 work

Australia approves Bell Singapore Service Center for 412 work

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its Singapore Service Center has received approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia, to perform maintenance and customization on all Bell 412 models that are registered for operations in Australia. These operators can now take delivery of, and maintain their Bell helicopters… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Jul-15

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Singapore – Amur Finance buys Lloyd Helicopters

Singapore – Amur Finance buys Lloyd Helicopters

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) announced today the acquisition of Singapore-based Lloyd Helicopter Pte. Ltd. (Lloyd) through Amur’s subsidiaries Amur Helicopter Financial Services (Amur HFS) and Amur ESL PTE Ltd. (Amur ESL). For over 35 years, Lloyd has provided the global helicopter industry with sale and leasing services for new and pre-owned helicopters, and professional consulting… Read more »

Source: Amur Finance, 25-Mar-15

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Milestone Aviation Group expanding with new offices in Singapore, Sao Paulo and UAE

Milestone Aviation Group expanding with new offices in Singapore, Sao Paulo and UAE

Milestone Aviation Group, a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing announced today at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that the company is expanding its international presence into three new regions – Asia, South America and the Middle East/Africa – while also growing its European staffing. Milestone will be opening offices… Read more »

Source: GE, 04-Mar-15

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Bell Training Academy Expands Capabilities in Singapore

Bell Training Academy Expands Capabilities in Singapore

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) received renewal for Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Part 147 certification and approval to conduct six new technical training courses at the Bell Helicopter Singapore Service Center. The CAAS approval expands the BTA’s ability to provide regulated maintenance courses… Read more »

Source: Bell, 19-Dec-14

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Honeywell HUMS selected by Singapore for CH-47 Fleet

Honeywell HUMS selected by Singapore for CH-47 Fleet

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has been selected to supply Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) to the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) CH-47SD Chinook helicopters. “Our HUMS technology will provide RSAF operators with information that’s needed to keep their fleet safe and efficient,” said Mark Burgess, senior director, Defense and Space, Asia Pacific, Honeywell… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 01-Sep-14

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Flightsafety International and Sikorsky plan S76D, S92A and S76C++ training in Asia

Flightsafety International and Sikorsky plan S76D, S92A and S76C++ training in Asia

FlightSafety International and Sikorsky plan to offer training for the Sikorsky S-76D™, Sikorsky S-92A®, and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++™ helicopters in Asia. “This new capability will augment FlightSafety’s reach in Asia and provide Sikorsky helicopter operators in the region with the highest quality training using our advanced technology Level D qualified simulators,” said Bruce Whitman, President &… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 16-Jul-14

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Airbus supports ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team

Airbus supports ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team

With Asia poised to be the fastest growing helicopter market in the coming years, key industry players from the ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team (AHEST) held the inaugural steering committee meeting this month to initiate actions to improve safety in civil helicopter operations in this region. AHEST was founded in late 2013 to expand the mandate… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 01-Jul-14

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StandardAero becomes first independent MRO facility for RR300 in Asia

StandardAero becomes first independent MRO facility for RR300 in Asia

StandardAero has completed a license agreement with Rolls-Royce that designates the company’s Singapore facility as an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for RR300 helicopter engines. This authorization, signed on May 16 of this year, follows StandardAero’s Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada RR300 AMROC agreement, signed in December, 2013. StandardAero’s Singapore repair shop is a state-of-the-art… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 13-Jun-14

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Airbus Helicopters designs innovative maneuver for SpacePlane drop test

Airbus Helicopters designs innovative maneuver for SpacePlane drop test

Early last month, an AS350 B3e Ecureuil operated by Airbus Helicopters Southeast Asia (AHSA) played an important role in a technology demonstration led by Airbus Group’s Defence and Space division that may one day see tourists traveling to space. The project, known as the SpacePlane, aims to take passengers on short trips above the atmosphere… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 05-Jun-14

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Bell Expands Maintenance Training Offerings in Singapore

Bell Expands Maintenance Training Offerings in Singapore

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) received Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval to conduct Bell 412EP/Bell 412EPI B1.3 and B2 Part 147 technical training at the Bell Helicopter Singapore Service Center. The Australian CASA approval expands the BTA’s ability to provide regulated maintenance courses… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Apr-14

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STA Systems to become an AW Authorized Component Repair Centre

STA Systems to become an AW Authorized Component Repair Centre

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent (LoI) to appoint STA Systems of Singapore, a subsidiary of ST Aerospace, as an Authorized Component Repair Centre for dynamic components of the AW109 range of light twin engine helicopters and the AW139 intermediate twin engine model. STA Systems plans… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 12-Feb-14

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Airbus Group Creates Singapore-based Financial Hub

Airbus Group Creates Singapore-based Financial Hub

Airbus Group has announced plans to set up a financial hub in Singapore as part of its strategy to support the financial business activities of all Airbus Group entities in Singapore and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries (ASEAN). “Singapore is a key strategic market for Airbus, located at the heart of the fastest… Read more »

Source: Airbus Group, 11-Feb-14

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Avinco targets new markets with two helicopter team appointments

Avinco targets new markets with two helicopter team appointments

Avinco has further strengthened its commercial team with the recent appointments of Joanna Lumanlan and Viviane Mello as Commercial Director for the Helicopter Market. These strategic appointments address Avinco’s ambition to expand in key South East Asian and South American markets. Joanna Lumanlan worked for Eurocopter Philippines from 2007 to 2010 managing, monitoring & developing… Read more »

Source: Avinco, 15-Jan-14

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Bell expands service and customization offerings at Singapore

Bell expands service and customization offerings at Singapore

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced it has received approval by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to perform maintenance and customization on Bell 206 series, Bell 407 series and Bell 429 aircraft under the certification of the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). “The CAAS approval offers enhanced service offerings to… Read more »

Source: Bell, 18-Dec-13

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Equip Your Aircraft To Comply with ADS-B Before It’s Too Late!

Equip Your Aircraft To Comply with ADS-B Before It’s Too Late!

2,210 days remain until pilots in the United States must equip their aircraft to comply with ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast). If you haven’t given it much thought because the year 2020 seems like an eternity from now, I might just give you a reason or two to start planning! Why are we transitioning?… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Dec-13

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STS Component Solutions Opens Office in Singapore

STS Component Solutions Opens Office in Singapore

STS Component Solutions, a division of the STS Aviation Group, is pleased to announce the establishment of a new regional office in Singapore. This new office will support the current customer base and further enhance STS’s growth strategies for the Asia Pacific region. The opening of this office exemplifies STS’s commitment to its customers and… Read more »

Source: STS Aviation, 15-Nov-13

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AHS to run workshop on Disaster Management

AHS to run workshop on Disaster Management

The AHS Singapore Chapter is hosting a Course/Workshop entitled “Optimizing National Aerial Assets in Disaster Management (Helicopters and UAS)” in Singapore, Nov 25-26. Case studies of past disasters in the Australasia Region will be covered, culminating with a group practice exercise on a simulated disaster. Click here for more information.

Source: AHS, 05-Nov-13

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StandardAero invests further in Singapore RR250 facility

StandardAero invests further in Singapore RR250 facility

Since announcing the grand opening of its new, larger helicopter service center in Singapore facility last August, StandardAero has continued to make substantial investment in its operations dedicated to supporting the Rolls-Royce M250 engine program, strengthening its commitment to the Asian Helicopter Market. In six months, since its opening, StandardAero has invested over $3M in… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 26-Mar-13

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Singapore CAA approves Bell maintenance facility

Singapore CAA approves Bell maintenance facility

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that Bell Helicopter Asia, its maintenance service facility in Singapore,  has received a Part 145 Maintenance Organization Approval certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). This certification allows Bell Helicopter to complete comprehensive repair, completion, maintenance and customization solutions for its expanding fleet… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Jan-13

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Bell delivers first 429 from Singapore Service Center

Bell delivers first 429 from Singapore Service Center

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of the first Bell 429 from its new Singapore facility. The corporate-configured Bell 429 was delivered to PT Whitesky Aviation in Jakarta, Indonesia. With the latest delivery, PT Whitesky Aviation operates a fleet of five Bell Helicopter aircraft, including two Bell 429s and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 04-Dec-12

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StandardAero moves Singapore operations to new larger facility

StandardAero moves Singapore operations to new larger facility

StandardAero announced today that it has improved its Singapore helicopter operations, moving to a larger, newly-constructed facility. The new location is within the Seletar Aerospace Park and provides additional floor space to accommodate future business growth. Accompanying the relocation is the appointment of Raghunath “Raghu” Reddy as StandardAero Singapore’s new General Manager. Reddy comes to… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 29-Aug-12

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Aero-Smith Chosen by Bell to Support Product in Singapore

Aero-Smith Chosen by Bell to Support Product in Singapore

Aero-Smith, Inc. is very pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Bell Helicopter to support their product in Singapore. Aero-Smith will be tasked with providing flight training, maintenance training and new aircraft acceptance flights in Singapore and throughout eastern Asia in support of Bell Helicopter. Bell Helicopters has a support system for their… Read more »

Source: Aero-Smith, 29-Aug-12

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Bell and Cessna open AsiaPac Service Facility in Singapore

Bell and Cessna open AsiaPac Service Facility in Singapore

Bell Helicopter, in partnership with Cessna Aircraft Company, opened a new regional service center in Singapore at Seletar Aerospace Park. Bell Helicopter and Cessna are Textron companies (NYSE: TXT). The new state-of-the-art facility offers customers a one-stop shop for comprehensive repair, completion, fulfillment, maintenance and customization solutions. “The grand opening of our Asia Pacific service… Read more »

Source: Bell, 31-Jul-12

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Thales Reality H simulator at Eurocopter South-East Asia receives dual certification

Thales Reality H simulator at Eurocopter South-East Asia receives dual certification

Thales announces that its Reality H helicopter simulator at Eurocopter’s training centre in South-East Asia has obtained FTD level 3 and FFS level B certification from the French civil aviation authority DGAC. Based in Singapore, this simulator serves the training needs of Eurocopter’s civil and military customers in the region. This certification to European JAR/EASA… Read more »

Source: Thales, 07-Jun-12

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Eurocopter South East Asia goes live with AS365 N3/N3+ full-flight simulator

Eurocopter South East Asia goes live with AS365 N3/N3+ full-flight simulator

Eurocopter South East Asia received bookings from five customers from the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions for its duly certified Dauphin AS365 N3/N3+ Full Flight Simulator, which commenced operations in early April 2012 at the Eurocopter South East Asia Training Centre located in Singapore. In line with Eurocopter’s Vision 2020 to develop worldwide training… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter SEA, 20-Apr-12

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Thales installs Dauphin N3/N3+ simulator at Eurocopter South East Asia

Thales installs Dauphin N3/N3+ simulator at Eurocopter South East Asia

Thales, the European simulation market leader, has completed installation of a Full Flight Simulator for the Dauphin AS365 N3/N3+ helicopter at the Eurocopter South East Asia Training Centre in Singapore. The simulator is the first of its type in Asia and will meet the training requirements of civil and military customers of Eurocopter in the… Read more »

Source: Thales, 17-Feb-12

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Sri Lanka – Singapore firm makes strategic investment in Deccan Aviation Lanka

Sri Lanka – Singapore firm makes strategic investment in Deccan Aviation Lanka

The changing of the stake happened in October last year, Suren Mirchandani, Vice Chairman of the company, told the local press, also revealing that, “we have an agreement with Deccan Charters to use the same name (Deccan) until such time we are ready to re-brand.” (see full story)

Source: Sunday Times, 08-Jan-12

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Bell breaks ground on new service facility in Singapore

Bell breaks ground on new service facility in Singapore

Bell Helicopter and Cessna Aircraft Company, both Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) companies, broke ground today on a new facility dedicated to service and support for customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The facility is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2012 and when fully operational, the facility will employ approximately 90 technicians and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 09-Jun-11

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Bell Helicopter Asia launches new $18M hangar project in Singapore

Bell Helicopter Asia launches new $18M hangar project in Singapore

Boustead Projects has clinched a S$23 million contract to design and build a hangar facility for the maintenance, repair and over haul of helicopters and aircrafts for Bell Helicopter Asia.  23 Million Singapore Dollars currently translates at US$18.64M

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Eurocopter South East Asia hosts 9th HUMS User Conference

Eurocopter South East Asia hosts 9th HUMS User Conference

Eurocopter South East Asia hosts 9th HUMS User Conference on 5th to 7th April 2011 in its new facility in Singapore. On  7th April, the last day of the conference,  the  participants celebrated the 10th anniversary of Eurocopter Asie Support Technique (EAST) HUMS Support. “This celebration marks an important milestone for ESEA. 10 years is… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 14-Apr-11

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Singapore inaugurates Seahawks into 123 Squadron

Singapore inaugurates Seahawks into 123 Squadron

Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at the inauguration ceremony of the Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk naval helicopters into 123 Squadron at Sembawang Air Base this afternoon. The 123 Squadron is the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF’s) first naval helicopter squadron. The squadron will join the Helicopter Group under the… Read more »

Source: Republic of Singapore Air Force, 20-Jan-11

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Eurocopter unveils new 8,200 sq.m Singapore facility

Eurocopter unveils new 8,200 sq.m Singapore facility

Singapore, January 11, 2011 Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA) today unveiled its new 8,200-square meter Singapore facility, which is a key element for the growth strategy of this Eurocopter regional affiliate in the dynamic South East Asia helicopter marketplace. Located in Singapore’s redeveloped Seletar Aerospace Park, this facility provides a 25 percent increase in office… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 12-Jan-11

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Singapore Apache downed by corroded anti-ice start bleed valves

Singapore Apache downed by corroded anti-ice start bleed valves

The emergency landing of the Apache at Woodlands last month was caused by corroded valves in the aircraft’s engines.  Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean revealed the outcome of the investigations into the incident in Parliament on Monday.

Source: Straits Times, 18-Oct-10

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Singapore suspends Apache training after tail-boom slice

Singapore suspends Apache training after tail-boom slice

Accident was reported in HeliHub.com’s safety data here – 30-Sep-10 069 Boeing AH-64 Sembawang, Singapore

Source: Asia One, 30-Sep-10

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30-Sep-10 069 Boeing AH-64 Sembawang, Singapore

Photo shows helicopter landed on main gear with tail boom severed

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Thales wins 365N3 simulator contract with Eurocopter South East Asia

Thales wins 365N3 simulator contract with Eurocopter South East Asia

Neuilly-sur-Seine – Thales today announced that it has been selected by Eurocopter to produce a second N3 Dauphin flight simulator for its Dauphin helicopter. This simulator will be operational from 2012 at Eurocopter’s South East Asia facility. The N3 Dauphin flight simulator has been designed to meet the training needs of Eurocopter and its civil… Read more »

Source: Thales Training & Simulation, 10-Aug-10

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Eurocopter introduces first N3 Dauphin Full Flight Simulator in South East Asia

Eurocopter introduces first N3 Dauphin Full Flight Simulator in South East Asia

Eurocopter is pleased to announce the introduction of the first Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for the Dauphin AS365 N3 in South East Asia. The simulator is being developed and built in partnership with Thales and will be operational in Eurocopter South East Asia’s (ESEA) new training facility in Singapore by mid 2012. “Simulators are widely… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 03-Aug-10

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Republic of Singapore Air Force celebrates 25 years of Super Puma ops

Republic of Singapore Air Force celebrates 25 years of Super Puma ops

On 10th June, RSAF 125 Squadron celebrated 25 years successful operation of the Super Puma. To celebrate this milestone, past and present Super Puma community consisting of pilots, commanders and industry partners were invited to Sembawang Airbase for the occasion. Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA), being a strategic partner, was pleased to participate actively in… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter South East Asia, 23-Jun-10

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Republic of Singapore Navy boosts fighting capabilities with naval helicopters

Republic of Singapore Navy boosts fighting capabilities with naval helicopters

The Republic of Singapore Navy has achieved a milestone in its air and sea capabilities. For the first time, it has naval helicopters working alongside its frigates to accomplish what is described as “the best of both worlds”.

Source: Yahoo! Philippines, 22-Mar-10

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StandardAero Singapore Extends RR250 Authorized Maintenance Center

StandardAero Singapore Extends RR250 Authorized Maintenance Center

StandardAero’s Singapore facility has extended its authorization as an Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC). This authorization renews the level of support Standardaero can provide to Asia-Pacific Model 250 operators. Additionally, these customers will benefit from the support Singapore will receive from Winnipeg’s new Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) authorization and its broad level of… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 02-Mar-10

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Bell 429 starts out on Asian tour

Bell 429 starts out on Asian tour

Bell Helicopter took the Bell 429 to Singapore for the start of a tour visiting operators in Asia. The light, twin-engine helicopter was shipped from the final assembly facility at Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited in Mirabel, Quebec. It arrived in Singapore mid-January. There, Bell Helicopter pilots demonstrated the 429’s best-in-class performance and design features… Read more »

Source: Bell, 08-Feb-10

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ITE partners Eurocopter South East Asia to set up hub

ITE partners Eurocopter South East Asia to set up hub

Efforts to develop talent and skills in Singapore for the helicopter industry got a major boost on Friday when the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA) signed two memoranda of understanding (MOUs)

Source: Today Online, 07-Feb-10

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Eurocopter moving to Seletar Aerospace Park by end-2010

Eurocopter moving to Seletar Aerospace Park by end-2010

Eurocopter – makers of helicopters – are investing around $12m in a new regional headquarters in Seletar Aerospace Park.

Source: H88, 03-Feb-10

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic builds partnership with Eurocopter South East Asia

Aerospace engineering students at Ngee Ann Polytechnic can soon look forward to off-campus classes in an aerospace company, thanks to a partnership between the polytechnic and Eurocopter South East Asia.

Source: Ngee Ann Polytechnic, 28-Sep-09

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Eurocopter South East Asia will move in 2010 to the new Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore

Source: EADS, 17-Jun-09

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AgustaWestland’s First Oil & Gas Seminar Brings Operators and Industry Together

AgustaWestland’s First Oil & Gas Seminar Brings Operators and Industry Together

Source: AgustaWestland, 20-Jun-08

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Tokyo Metropolitan Police Orders Its Second AW139 Helicopter

Tokyo Metropolitan Police Orders Its Second AW139 Helicopter

Source: AgustaWestland, 29-May-08

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Eurocopter displays a Wide Range of Helicopters at the First Singapore Airshow

Eurocopter displays a Wide Range of Helicopters at the First Singapore Airshow

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Feb-08

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