Heli Riviera’s Nigel Watson attends the acceptance of a new EC145 Helicopter, representing one of Heli Riviera’s yacht based clients. Nigel says “The continued success of the EC145 as a Heli Yacht based platform is testament to the initial faith we placed in the machine. The Corporate Stylence variant as delivered here offers comfort, space… Read more »
Marignane, Eurocopter and Funkwerk Avionics have successfully completed a helicopter test flight with an EC145 in the Galileo test bed GATE in Berchtesgaden, Southern Germany. The test flight was observed by IFEN GmbH, the operator of the GATE test bed. The test marked the first time that signals from the future European satellite navigation system… Read more »
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received ANAC approval of the EC145 Tri-Bag Emergency Float Systems with & without Liferafts in Argentina.Â Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approvals have been previously received. The Apical EC145 Emergency Float Kits consist of: four emergency floats attached to the skid… Read more »
Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today that Helicopter Support Incorporated (HSI), a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, has been chosen to provide a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program for U.S. Navy Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) at Patuxent River, Naval Air Station under its contract with EADS North America.Â Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky… Read more »
On Friday 5th March the Devon & Cornwall Police took delivery of a new EC145 helicopter. This most modern machine was customised at Eurocopter UK in Oxford to meet the demanding needs of the modern police service. It is equipped with the latest aids to police reconnaissance and airborne crime fighting. Included is a state-of-the-art… Read more »
Luminator is selected to provide its LS16 Searchlight on the U.S. Armyâ€™s UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter for Security and Support missions. From Luminatorâ€™s initial design stage our objective for the LS16 searchlight is to improve flight safety, integrate the latest technology, improve reliability, simplify assembly, and lower maintenance cost. The search light uses solid-state… Read more »
American Eurocopter announced that Travis County STAR Flight has ordered another EC145 for its public safety air rescue program based in Austin, Texas. This will be the third EC145 in its fleet providing service and support for more than 19 counties in the central Texas area. “STAR Flight is a premiere program in the United… Read more »
The Life Flight base in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is home to the newest aircraft in Geisingerâ€™s fleet: a state-of-the-art EC-145. The helicopter will operate from the Williamsport Regional Airport and is designed to provide critically ill or injured patients access to advanced life support care and rapid transportation to critical care facilities. The new helicopter is… Read more »
North Carolinaâ€™s Pitt County Memorial Hospital today received an EC135 from American Eurocopter in the first step of complete helicopter fleet upgrade for its EastCare air medical service. EastCare has been an operator of Eurocopter rotary-wing aircraft since the mid-1980s, and will base the new EC135 at Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport.Â This helicopter will be… Read more »
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary Apical Industries has received EASA approval of the EC145 Tri-Bag Emergency Float Systems with & without Liferafts.Â Transport Canada and FAA approval have been previously received. Your browser may not support display of this image. The Apical EC145 Emergency Float Kits consist of: four emergency… Read more »
The U.S. Army awarded the fifth year contract for the Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) to EADS North America for $247.2 million. This contract increases the companyâ€™s supply of 45 additional Lakotas along with hardware to equip the rotary-wing aircraft for medical evacuation, personnel transport and multi-mission applications.
The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of up to 15 AgustaWestland AW109s, or alternatively, 15 Bell Model 429s, or 15 EADS UH-72A Lakotas; and, up to 12 AgustaWestland AW139s, or alternatively, 12 Bell 4122, or 12 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks
Currituck County has agreed to donate $200,000 toward the purchase of a new Nightingale emergency and medical transport helicopter.Â Operated through Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Nightingale had requested up to $1 million as part of a fundraising campaign for a $7 million aircraft
EADS North America has delivered the first of five H-72A training helicopters for the U.S. Navy today, marking a new milestone in the company’s production of multi-role helicopters for U.S. military services.
SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it has obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the installation of its automated flight following and satellite communications equipment on the following airframe types: Eurocopter EC 145, Bell 204/205, Bell 210 and Bell 214.
CAE Flightscape (Ottawa) and Metro Aviation Inc. (Louisiana) are pleased to announce that Metro Aviation has selected CAE Flightscape to provide the analytical solution component for its recently established Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) program
HealthNet Aeromedical Services of Charleston, W.V., will soon expand its fleet of American Eurocopter helicopters by taking delivery of its third EC135 and first EC145. Both aircraft are scheduled to be delivered on Nov. 6 and will enter service next March.
Metro Aviation, Inc. has been awarded a completion contract to finish two air medically configured helicopters for HealthNet Aeromedical Services based in Charleston, West Virginia. HealthNet, a longtime air medical provider, will receive the new EC135 and EC145 as additions to their current operating fleet.
American Eurocopter has delivered an EC145 to Trinity Mother Frances Hospitalâ€™s Flight For Life program based in Tyler, TX. The aircraft is slated for completion at Metro Aviation, based in Shreveport, Louisiana, where it will be completed and configured for its EMS mission.
Childrenâ€™s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics adds a new state of the art EC145 helicopter to its fleet. The EC145 combines size, performance and advanced technologies, and is a perfect addition to the award-winning Childrenâ€™s Mercy Critical Care Transport fleet; which also includes 8 state-of-the-art ambulances and a custom-equipped fixed wing aircraft for longer transports.
Cook Childrenâ€™s has a long-standing tradition of improving the health status of our community’s children by providing care exclusively for the needs of children. It is nationally recognized as one of the top childrenâ€™s hospitals in the United States and it is supported by one of the largest pediatric transport programs in the nation, known… Read more »
The company Eurocopter Vostok, a subsidiary of Eurocopter in Russia, introduced in version EC145 helicopter ambulance to the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS. The helicopter delivered by the Government of Moscow in 2007, demonstrated in a static exhibit.
MEDSTAR 2 is an American Eurocopter BO 105 with the ability to carry two patients and two paramedics. It is currently servicing the critical care needs of Lee and backup for Collier counties until Collierâ€™s aircraft is operational again.
HealthNet Aeromedical Services of Charleston, W.V., Is again expanding its fleet of American Eurocopter helicopters, ordering its third EC135 and first EC145. Both aircraft will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2009.
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary Apical Industries has received FAA approval of the EC145 Tri-Bag Emergency Float Systems with & without Liferafts. Transport Canada and EASA approvals are pending.
The latest addition to the Stylence family, the EC145 merges ergonomics and advanced technology to provide fully-equipped in-flight offices for business executives and companies. Business executives can thus work in peace and quiet whilst having access to all telecommunication means such as built-in telephones, internet and emails.
The U.S. Army’s growing fleet of UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters has passed the 10,000 flight-hour milestone, demonstrating the aircrafts’ mission performance and reliability in operations throughout the United States.
EADS North America today delivered the initial three UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to the District of Columbia National Guard, providing new-generation aircraft for a range of aviation support missions in the nationâ€™s capital area.