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Full Restoration for Vietnam War Era Huey

Full Restoration for Vietnam War Era Huey

Faculty members and students from Amarillo College were proud to see their hard work pay off this past Saturday. The Happy State Bank-Randall County Event Centre held a dedication ceremony to the full restored Vietnam War-era Huey 68-16179. According to Terry Smith, the coordinator of AC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology Program, his students leapt at the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Nov-16

Homemade Helicopter In Vietnam

Homemade Helicopter In Vietnam

Nguyen Bui Hien, a 62 year old mechanical engineer in Southern Vietnam, has recently successfully flight tested his homemade helicopter. Mr. Hien runs his own automobile shop and has built a helicopter before in 2012, which weighed 250kg, was 2.95m x 1.2m x 2.4m and had an engine of 106 horsepower. His new helicopter though,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Oct-16

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VNH South Goes Live on Ramco Aviation Suite

VNH South Goes Live on Ramco Aviation Suite

Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud and Mobile, on 30 August announced the successful go-live of Ramco Aviation Suite at state-owned Vietnamese helicopter operator, Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNHS). This implementation marks Ramco Aviation 5.7’s first live customer in Vietnam. The implementation of a unified platform has enabled VNHS integrate operations including… Read more »

Source: Ramco, 05-Sep-16

Bell 412EPI demonstrated to Vietnamese operator

Bell 412EPI demonstrated to Vietnamese operator

Bell announced the successful demonstration tour of the Bell 412EPI in Vietnam. The demo was organized with the support of the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH) at Gia Lam airport in Hanoi. “Bell Helicopter continues to pursue growing opportunities in the Vietnamese market, and we see potential for our modern, multi-mission capable aircraft in this region,”… Read more »

Source: Bell, 22-Jul-16

Waypoint confirmed as lessor of VNH South AW189

Waypoint confirmed as lessor of VNH South AW189

The following press release from Waypoint follows this story from VNH South which we ran last week Waypoint Leasing announced that it has closed a lease agreement with Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (“VNH South”), for one AW189 helicopter, which will support Premier Oil offshore operations from Vung Tau, Vietnam. Philip Stransky, Waypoint’s Vice President, Sales… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 12-Jul-16

VNH South take delivery of second AW189 on six month lease

VNH South take delivery of second AW189 on six month lease

On July 5th 2016, Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South) accepted a new AgustaWestland AW189 (serial 49029) at Vungtau airport after a ferry flight from Malaysia. VNH South has signed a lease contract on this helicopter for six months, along with a further option for another six months. This is a brand new helicopter which… Read more »

Source: VNH, 08-Jul-16

Murphy Oil recognises VNH South

Murphy Oil recognises VNH South

On 14th June 2016, Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South) honorably received excellent award given by Murphy Oil for its complete safety operation in support of Murphy Oil’s drilling campaign at Block 11-2/11 that took place from April 5th to May 10th 2016. This is the first time ever VNH South provided helicopter service for… Read more »

Source: VNH, 28-Jun-16

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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VNH South leases out two Mi-172s for operations in Indonesia

VNH South leases out two Mi-172s for operations in Indonesia

On 1st March 2016, at Vungtau airport, Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South) signed two Mi-172 helicopters wet lease contract with Komala Indonesia for passenger, cargo transport and fire fighting in Indonesia. The contract lasts 6 months, starting from 15th April 2016. This is the first time VNH South provides a full package including aircraft,… Read more »

Source: VNH South, 14-Apr-16

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189th Attack Helicopter Company pilots reunite at HAAF

189th Attack Helicopter Company pilots reunite at HAAF

Several UH-1 Huey helicopter pilots formerly from the 189th Attack Helicopter Company who served together in Vietnam held a reunion tour at Hunter Army Airfield March 11. The “Avengers” of Guns platoon 189th AHC served together in the late sixties during the early years of the Vietnam War. Steve Webster was a UH-1 Huey helicopter… Read more »

Source: US Army, 15-Mar-16

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Bell signs MoU with local operator to explore Vietnam market opportunities

Bell signs MoU with local operator to explore Vietnam market opportunities

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed an agreement with Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH) to pursue growing opportunities in the Vietnamese market. “We were delighted to host the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation leadership at our global headquarters and showcase our facility and state-of-the-art technology,” said Patrick Moulay, Bell Helicopter’s vice… Read more »

Source: Bell, 09-Mar-16

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Russian-Vietnamese JV Helitecho looks at Mi-8 repair options

Russian-Vietnamese JV Helitecho looks at Mi-8 repair options

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, continues to develop cooperation with Vietnam in the field of helicopter maintenance and repairs. The company is reviewing options to conduct the Mi-8/17 military helicopters repairs at the joint Russo-Vietnamese venture HELITECHO. Plans to develop an after-sales system for Russian-made military helicopters in Vietnam were addressed during the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 17-Feb-16

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Vietnam to buy two firefighting helicopters

Vietnam to buy two firefighting helicopters

Firefighting departments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will be equipped with two helicopters for aerial firefighting and rescue missions, according to a circular that will be in force at the beginning of next year.See full story.

Source: Tuoi Tre News, 27-Nov-15

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First AW189 for Vietnam Helicopter Corp now test flying

First AW189 for Vietnam Helicopter Corp now test flying

In December 2014, HeliHub.com ran a story from AgustaWestland announcing the sale of two AW189 helicopters to Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (Vietnam Helicopters/VNH), with both aircraft to fly medium/long range offshore transport operations. The first helicopter will be operated by VNH South by the end of 2015 while the second AW189 will be used by VNH… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Oct-15

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Russian Helicopters sees Vietnam as potential market

Russian Helicopters sees Vietnam as potential market

The representative of Kazan Helicopters, the only Russian helicopter manufacturer, has said that Vietnam is a potential market despite decreased demand in recent years. See full story

Source: Vietnam Net, 14-Sep-15

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Airbus to overhaul two AS332L2 for Southern Vietnam Helicopters

Airbus to overhaul two AS332L2 for Southern Vietnam Helicopters

Southeast Asian oil & gas operator Southern Vietnam Helicopters (VNHS) today signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to overhaul two of its AS332 L2 rotorcraft. Flying offshore operations on a daily basis, these two aircraft will feature a new enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) once the overhaul work has been completed. The overhaul will… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-15

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Cal Fire helicopter manager to speak at Aviators Association

Cal Fire helicopter manager to speak at Aviators Association

Fire season will soon arrive in the foothills, and with this in mind, the Auburn Aviators Association invited Vietnam War veteran, Barry Lloyd, to speak about his role as helicopter program manager at Cal Fire, and how the organization works to protect the region. See Full Story

Source: Auburn Journal, 04-Jun-15

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Liberty War Birds acquire Huey from California for restoration

Liberty War Birds acquire Huey from California for restoration

Following a five-day trip from California on a flatbed truck, a battle-scarred Vietnam veteran Bell UH-1 helicopter, the Huey to those who flew them, has found a new landing zone at Lancaster Airport. See Full Story

Source: Lancaster Online, 24-Apr-15

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26-Mar-15 Mil Mi-8 Phu Quy Island, Vietnam

Crashed on final approach due to gusty conditions.  Rolled over onto its side. Three of 8 POB taken to hospital were named as  Tran Van Thong, 36; Nguyen Xuan Toan, 53; and Dong Van Vu, 34

26-Mar-15

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Helicopter tours launched in Vietnamese city of Danang

Helicopter tours launched in Vietnamese city of Danang

Director of the VNH Central Pham Ngoc Diep said a 15-minute trip in an EC 130T2  around Danang City, departing from Nuoc Man Airport to Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains) and Linh Ung pagoda and returning to Nuoc Man Airport will cost VND2.5 million ($111) – See full story

12-Feb-15

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Vietnam grounds the Huey

Vietnam grounds the Huey

VIETNAM’S military announced Friday it has temporarily grounded Vietnam War-era US-built helicopters after a crash killed four personnel. See Full Story

Source: BT, 02-Feb-15

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Vietnamese engineer makes second helicopter

Vietnamese engineer makes second helicopter

Hien has created a next-generation helicopter after two years of working on it. The outstanding feature of the new helicopter is that it can take off and land very smoothly without noise. See Full Story

Source: Vietnam, 09-Jan-15

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Vietnam Helicopter Corp orders two AW189s for offshore ops

Vietnam Helicopter Corp orders two AW189s for offshore ops

AgustaWestland announced today that Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (Vietnam Helicopters/VNH) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters. These aircraft will perform medium/long range offshore transport operations. The first helicopter will be operated by VNH South by the end of 2015 while the second AW189 will be used by VNH North starting… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Dec-14

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The destiny of the helicopter made by a Vietnamese farmer

The destiny of the helicopter made by a Vietnamese farmer

The two helicopters made by Tran Quoc Hai, a Vietnamese farmer and mechanic in the Mekong Delta, have never been flown. One of them was part of an exhibition in Australia, while the other was sold to a museum in the US. See Full Story

Source: Vietnam, 26-Nov-14

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Plans scrapped for helipad in Ho Chi Min City

Plans scrapped for helipad in Ho Chi Min City

Ho Chi Minh City’s leaders have abandoned plans to add a helicopter pad and tunnel to the downtown administrative center, an official said. See Full Story

Source: Thanhnein News, 21-Nov-14

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Guimbal steps up a gear with Cabri in both Vietnam and China

Guimbal steps up a gear with Cabri in both Vietnam and China

Within a few days of each other, the first Cabri G2 helicopters delivered in Asia commence operation in both China and Vietnam. The first two aircraft in China have been certified by the CAAC, and they have begun operation with X-Square Aviation, which is starting an ambitious training activity in the Shanghai area.  The CAAC… Read more »

Source: Guimbal, 27-Oct-14

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New Book Remembers the Lives of Vietnam War Crew Members

New Book Remembers the Lives of Vietnam War Crew Members

The Vietnam War was fought from the year 1955 until the Fall of Saigon in 1975. In Vietnam Helicopter Crew Member Stories Volume II, author H.D. Graham remembers the courageous men who served with their lives and braved the perils of this turbulent period in history. Graham is a retired USAF E9 and has enjoyed… Read more »

Source: Xlibris, 14-Jul-14

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07-Jul-14 Mil Mi-171 Hanoi, Vietnam (18F)

Military helicotpter on parachute training flight came down killing 16 and injuring a further 5.  2 of the 5 succumbed to their injuries in hospital within 48 hours, taking the toll up to 18

07-Jul-14

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Northern Vietnam Helicopter Co partners in new tourism venture

Northern Vietnam Helicopter Co partners in new tourism venture

Oxalis International Travel Company, in association with the Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company, will launch three trial journeys to En cave under the Phong Nha – Ke Ban Heritage by helicopter. The activity aims to celebrate the 410th anniversary of the founding of Quang Binh province. Return flights will be operated on April 26, 27 and… Read more »

Source: Vietnam Tourism, 24-Apr-14

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Luxury travel designer launches Asia Helicopter Collection

Luxury travel designer launches Asia Helicopter Collection

Remote Lands, the world’s foremost ultra-luxe Asia travel designer, today launched an extensive range of private helicopter experiences throughout Asia. Drawing on its years of experience in Asia luxury travel, and on its network of helicopter suppliers across the region, Remote Lands has created a collection of its favourite helicopter trips in 13 countries, with… Read more »

Source: Remote Lands, 25-Mar-14

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Vietnam Helicopter Corp orders two Cabri

Vietnam Helicopter Corp orders two Cabri

Vietnam Helicopter Corp has ordered two G2 Cabri helicopters from Hélicoptères Guimbal in France – for delivery this summer. Following a year-long selection process, including flight evaluation and a government bidding procedure, the purchasing contract was signed in Hanoï between General Ha Tien Dung, VNH chairman and CEO, and Roland Mampe, director of programme at… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Jan-14

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Eurocopter takes EC175 and EC145T2 on three-week tour of Asia

Eurocopter takes EC175 and EC145T2 on three-week tour of Asia

Two of Eurocopter’s newest members in its twin-engine helicopter family – the next-generation EC175 and evolved EC145 T2 – are coming to Asia for a three-week demonstration tour with operators in the oil and gas, VIP, corporate, charter, military and law enforcement segments. In addition to providing opportunities to experience the performance and capabilities of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 03-Dec-13

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21-Nov-13 Mil Mi-17 Dragon Oil Rig, Vietnam

Tail blades broken when they hit the rig structure when landing in high winds.  Flying debris caused serious injuries to two workers on the rig

21-Nov-13

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HAI Honors Vietnam Veterans

HAI Honors Vietnam Veterans

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is joining the U.S. Department of Defense and hundreds of other organizations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and honor U.S. and allied service members who fought there. “There is no question that the helicopter industry in the United States and even around the world was profoundly… Read more »

22-Jul-13

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Eurocopter delivers three EC225s to Asian offshore operators

Eurocopter delivers three EC225s to Asian offshore operators

The deliveries of three new EC225s to customers in Vietnam and Malaysia further expands the fleet of Eurocopter’s workhorse helicopter deployed worldwide in demanding operating conditions of the offshore oil and gas industry. EC225 deliveries involve the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South), along with Awan Inspirasi Sdn Bhd (AISB) and MHS Aviation – both… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 26-Jun-13

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VNH South recognised for flight hour milestone as more EC225s arrive

VNH South recognised for flight hour milestone as more EC225s arrive

During the Paris Airshow, VNH South was recognized in an appreciation ceremony that highlighted the operator’s continuing trust and support in Eurocopter products for the past 27 years – logging an impressive 54,000 flight hours with its Super Puma fleet. This number is set to increase further with the arrival of new EC225s for the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Jun-13

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UK – Helicopter Museum Huey becomes Vietnam film star

UK – Helicopter Museum Huey becomes Vietnam film star

The Helicopter Museum came alive with the sounds of “Action!” and “Cut!” last week as a small film crew recorded a number of scenes for their début feature using one of the more iconic aircraft in the museum’s vast collection. With the use of  some clever lighting angles and a large Green Screen backdrop, the… Read more »

Source: The Helicopter Museum, 07-Jan-13

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Refurbished H-3 dedicated at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

Refurbished H-3 dedicated at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

The helicopter was dedicated to James Pratt, an aviation anti-submarine warfare technician 1st class, and to pilots Lt. Thomas Vincent and Lt. Charles Moran, who were aboard an H-3 heading off on a night combat mission on Feb. 25, 1965. (see full story)

Source: Daily News-Sun, 15-Oct-12

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Helicopter pilot to speak at Embry-Riddle’s Veterans Appreciation Day

Helicopter pilot to speak at Embry-Riddle’s Veterans Appreciation Day

Vietnam veteran Sanford “Sandy” N. Kaplan, an Embry-Riddle alumnus, will be the guest speaker Tuesday, April 17, for Veterans Appreciation Day at the university’s Daytona Beach campus. Kaplan started by taking flying lessons in 1957 at the age of 16. After high school, he attended Embry-Riddle’s flight training school in Miami in 1959 for 11… Read more »

Source: Embry-Riddle, 12-Apr-12

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Eurocopter and local partner to develop Vietnam training centre

Eurocopter and local partner to develop Vietnam training centre

Eurocopter, through its subsidiary Eurocopter South East Asia, takes an important step in its commitment to the Vietnam helicopter market as it partners with Vietnam Helicopter Corporation to develop a training centre in Vung Tau, Vietnam, for the ab-initio training of Vietnamese pilots. The great growth potential of the Vietnam helicopter market has prompted Eurocopter’s… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 21-Feb-12

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Southern Vietnam Helicopter Corp signs for fourth EC225

Southern Vietnam Helicopter Corp signs for fourth EC225

The Southern Vietnam Helicopter Corporation of Vietnam (VNH South) signed a contract today with Eurocopter South East Asia for its fourth EC225 heavy helicopter. This acquisition follows closely on its last purchase of the same aircraft type six months ago, as it continues to expand its fleet for offshore oil and gas operations. On the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 16-Feb-12

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Two EC225s handed over to Vietnam Navy

Two EC225s handed over to Vietnam Navy

A ceremony was held yesterday at Vung Tau Airport to mark the start of the Eurocopter EC225 as a new helicopter type for the Vietnam Navy.  Commander of the Vietnamese Navy Admiral Nguyen Van Hien and Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Vietnamese People’s Army Lieutenant General Tran Quang Khue attended the event, It… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Dec-11

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Russian Helicopters opens office in Vietnam

Russian Helicopters opens office in Vietnam

Russian Helicopters industrial holding company, a subsidiary of United Industrial Corporation Oboronprom, have opened a representative office in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. One of the main goals of this opening is to gain access to broader markets, search for new partners and new cooperation modes in Southeast Asia and Australia. As one of the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 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

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Northern Vietnam Helicopter Corp receives EC155

Northern Vietnam Helicopter Corp receives EC155

One Eurocopter helicopter EC155-B1 was officially handed over from Vietnam Aircraft Leasing Company (VALC) to Northern Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH North) on 5th November at Gia Lam Heliport, Hanoi. To be presented at the ceremony were top leaders from Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam, Ministry of Defense, Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, Vietnam Airlines, European Aeronautic Defense… Read more »

Source: Vinacopter, 10-Nov-11

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Vietnam’s SSFC orders third EC225

Vietnam’s SSFC orders third EC225

The Southern Service Flight Company (SSFC) of Vietnam has signed a contract with Eurocopter South East Asia for a third EC225, with an option for another, to be added to its fleet for offshore oil and gas operations. It is scheduled to be delivered in early 2013. SSFC purchased its first rotary-wing aircraft from Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 06-Oct-11

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Vinacopter to start operations wth AS350

Vinacopter to start operations wth AS350

New Vietnamese operator Vinacopter will start operations by the end of October in what is believed to be the country’s first private helicopter service. Despite the claims of other companies to be the first in the air, it appears that others have been non-starters. Vinacopter is working with Vietnam Air Service Company (VASCO) under Vietnam… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Sep-11

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Vietnamese delegates tour Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay

Vietnamese delegates tour Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay

A Vietnamese delegation visited Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362 at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay June 7 to gain a better understanding of how the air station maintains 40-year-old Vietnam-era CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters. Lt. Gen. Trần Quang Khuê, deputy chief of the general staff, People’s Army of Vietnam, was one of five Vietnamese… Read more »

Source: US Marine Corps, 09-Jun-11

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Helicopter Museum to host Vietnam-theme weekend

Helicopter Museum to host Vietnam-theme weekend

The in Weston-super-Mare has announced the theme of this years ‘Museums At Night’ event at the famous aviation attraction and the theme this year is ‘The Vietnam Conflict’. During the weekend of May 14th and 15th, visitors to the museum will be able to meet G. I’s in authentic period uniform care of several local… Read more »

Source: Helicopter Museum, 11-Mar-11

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Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company upgrades two EC155s

Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company upgrades two EC155s

Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA) has recently signed a contract with the SSFC to retrofit two of their helicopters. Based in Vung Tau City, SSFC belongs to the Service Flight Corporation of Vietnam, a long standing partner of Eurocopter, and is a leading helicopter services provider in Vietnam. With a fleet primarily composed of Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter South East Asia, 19-Oct-10

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Vietnam’s Luxury Travel to launch helicopter service to former battlefields

Vietnam’s Luxury Travel to launch helicopter service to former battlefields

The company is going to launch a day trip by private charter helicopter to Ba Ria Vung Tau for interested travelers from Ho Chi Minh City. The Luxury Travel Company (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com ), Vietnam’s leading bespoke travel experience, is experienced in providing special services and unique tourism products to luxury global travelers over the years. Long… Read more »

Source: Luxury Travel, 01-Oct-10

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Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company fleet lead AS332 achieves 10,000 flight hours

Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company fleet lead AS332 achieves 10,000 flight hours

An AS332L2 Super Puma helicopter operated by Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company (SSFC) has surpassed the 10,000 flight hour milestone. Operations performed by this Super Puma range from the servicing of offshore oil rigs, cargo sling missions and evacuation duties to VIP transportation of top government officials. Delivered by Eurocopter to SSFC in November 1994,… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 22-Sep-10

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US to help Vietnam upgrade old Hueys

US to help Vietnam upgrade old Hueys

The United States is set to help Vietnam upgrade iconic UH-1 “Huey” helicopters left behind at the end of their war, a senior U.S. Defense Department official said.

Source: Reuters, 14-Sep-10

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Vietnam: New operator Bauchoisain Airlines to start flying in 2011

Vietnam: New operator Bauchoisain Airlines to start flying in 2011

Bauchoisain Airlines plans to start services from mid 2011 after receiving their air carrier permit from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam

Source: Viet-Jo, 09-Sep-10

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Vietnam gets first private helicopter

Vietnam gets first private helicopter

Publicly-listed Hoa Phat Group, is buying a Eurocopter EC135P2+, due for in-country delivery in the next week [File photo]

Source: MSN, 20-Jul-10

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Huey Helicopter Pilots Reunite In San Diego

Huey Helicopter Pilots Reunite In San Diego

Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association’s reunion included a 4th July parade

Source: 10 News, 07-Jul-10

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Monument at Maxwell honors Vietnam War helicopter crews

Monument at Maxwell honors Vietnam War helicopter crews

A monument paid for by the Pedro Rescue Helicopter Association was dedicated in Enlisted Heritage Plaza, where it will stand with 15 other monuments in front of the museum

Source: Montgomery Advertiser, 24-Apr-10

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US Army pilot receives Bronze Star for Vietnam, 40 years later

US Army pilot receives Bronze Star for Vietnam, 40 years later

A retired warrant officer received a Bronze Star last week for actions he took some 40 years earlier as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Daniel O’Donnell of Stafford, Va., his wife Monica, son Antonio, other family members, friends and Army representatives gathered in the Russell Senate Office Building in… Read more »

Source: US Army News Service, 20-Mar-10

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Eurocopter Southeast Asia signs contract with Vinacopter

Eurocopter Southeast Asia signs contract with Vinacopter

Vinacopter orders four helicopters to develop commercial helicopter market in Vietnam Eurocopter Southeast Asia (ESEA), subsidiary of the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today announced that it has signed its first contract with Vinacopter for the purchase of four helicopters. This sale is a vote of confidence for Eurocopter’s proven product offering in a rapidly developing… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 07-Feb-10

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At Fort Eustis, Vietnam veterans renew love affair with helicopter

Source: Daily Press, 14-Sep-09

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Eurocopter delivers first EC225 to Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company

Eurocopter delivers first EC225 to Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company

Eurocopter is pleased to announce the delivery of the first EC225 to Southern Service Flight Company (SSFC) based in Vung Tau City, Vietnam. Founded in 1985, SSFC belongs to the Service Flight Corporation of Vietnam (SFC VN), a long-standing partner of Eurocopter.

Source: Eurocopter, 23-Jul-09

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New helicopter service starts from Hanoi to UNESCO World Heritage site at Halong Bay

Source: PR.com, 22-Jul-09

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Vietnamese Navy in talks to buy Eurocopter helicopters

Source: Flightglobal, 24-Jun-09

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Eurocopter South East Asia delivers the first EC155 to Vietnam’s Northern Service Flight Company

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Jun-09

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Vietnam’s First Luxury Tour Operator Launches Helicopter Transfers to Cut Travel Time

Source: Luxury Travel Vietnam, 10-Mar-09

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