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Royal Navy engineers modify Army Gazelle

Royal Navy engineers modify Army Gazelle

15-Jun-2016Source: Royal Navy

A team from the Royal Navy’s ‘emergency service’ has saved the day – and potentially £20m – with a speedy fix for the Army. The Service Modifications team at 1710 NAS has developed a system for the Army Air Corps Gazelle helicopter to be adapted to airlift casualties from the battlefield. And within two days... Read more

Gazelle Squadron Display Team cleared to fly for 2016

Gazelle Squadron Display Team cleared to fly for 2016

6-Jun-2016Source: Gazelle Squadron

On Tuesday 31 May 2016, the Gazelle Squadron Display Team flew to RAF Abingdon in Oxfordshire with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Display Authorisation Evaluator. The CAA display authorisation is a mandatory process for any pilot that wishes to perform a flying display in the UK, and involves many months of planning, practicing and evaluating... Read more

Gama Engineering wins UK Army Gazelle avionics update contract

Gama Engineering wins UK Army Gazelle avionics update contract

11-Apr-2014Source: Gama Engineering

Gama Engineering Ltd, the Fairoaks Airport, UK based EASA Part 21J and UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Design Approved Organisation Status company, has been awarded a contract to supply the design solution and major parts for a Traffic Alerting System, GPS and 8.33kHz VHF Comms upgrade to a number of Airbus Helicopters’ Gazelle helicopters for... Read more

Paramount donates Gazelle helicopter to combat rhino poaching

Paramount donates Gazelle helicopter to combat rhino poaching

29-Nov-2013Source: DefenceWeb

The Paramount Group has donated a Gazelle helicopter to South African National Parks to fight rhino poachers in the Kruger national park, South Africa’s largest game reserve. See full story [File photo]... Read more

Niger Air Force gets new helicopter hangar

Niger Air Force gets new helicopter hangar

23-Oct-2013Source: DefenceWeb

The Niger Air Force has inaugurated a new hangar for its recently acquired Gazelle helicopters  See full story... Read more

UK – Instructor goes to jail for falsifying documents

UK – Instructor goes to jail for falsifying documents

4-Feb-2013Source: Yorkshire Post

A British helicopter instructor has been sentenced to six months jail for falsely signing off the training records of a student pilot to get him a pilot’s licence. The Judge said that it was impossible to say whether these actions were contributory to the “newly qualified” pilot and his wife losing their lives in their... Read more

British instructor found guilty in fatal Gazelle crash case

British instructor found guilty in fatal Gazelle crash case

10-Jan-2013Source: BBC

The jury found the instructor guilty of making a false representation with intent to deceive the Civil Aviation Authority. He will be sentenced next month.  (see full story). File photo... Read more

British Gazelle pilot sparks anti-terrorist alert

British Gazelle pilot sparks anti-terrorist alert

15-Apr-2012Source: HeliHub.com

A badly reported story in the UK on Saturday needs clearing up!  According to the Ministry of Defence, “two QRA Typhoons were scrambled from RAF Coningsby when a small civilian aircraft was transmitting inadvertently on an emergency frequency and was out of radio communication with Air Traffic Control.  Authorisation was given for one of the... Read more

Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie recognized for 50 years of Eurocopter operations

Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie recognized for 50 years of Eurocopter operations

9-Apr-2012Source: Eurocopter

Five decades of Eurocopter helicopter operations by the Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie were celebrated today at the 2012 Marrakech Air Show, where a commemorative plaque was presented to the military service. The Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie Air Squadron operates a fleet of Eurocopter rotorcraft that covers the company’s product range, with an inventory including SA3130 Alouette II,... Read more

UK helicopter fleet trains in “Pashtun Jaguar” exercise

UK helicopter fleet trains in “Pashtun Jaguar” exercise

14-Mar-2012Source: Flightglobal

Seventeen aircraft from the UK’s Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) are taking part in a major pre-deployment exercise on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, providing support for British land forces due to begin operations in Afghanistan during April. (see full story)... Read more

UK – MW Helicopters adds three ex-Army Gazelles

UK – MW Helicopters adds three ex-Army Gazelles

10-Jan-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Gazelle specialists MW Helicopters yesterday registered three more ex-military Gazelles.  The three are now registered G-CHBJ, CHBN and CHBR – previously XX440, XZ307 and ZA733 respectively. All three were previously stored at the Fleetlands depot near Portsmouth and had been allocated instructional airframe serials A2702/3/4 respectively, but departed by road during December 2011 – the... Read more

The Gazelle becomes extinct in New Zealand

The Gazelle becomes extinct in New Zealand

6-Oct-2010Source: NZ Wings

With the Westland WA341G Gazelle ZK-HTB3 recently departing for “Russia” and with ZK-HTF3 having been revoked back on 24-04-2003; It is now the turn of ZK-HBH3 to shuffle off. Westland Gazelle HT Mk2 , c/n 1418 , first flew on 24-02-1976 and was delivered to the Royal Navy as XX441 on 07-04-1976. It served with 705 Squadron and carried the... Read more

France to keep its promise of arming Lebanese Gazelles

France to keep its promise of arming Lebanese Gazelles

6-Sep-2010Source: Ya Libnan

France is aware that Israel has “protested” about the French decision [to deliver such weapons to Lebanon] and that Washington raised “serious questions” about the arms deal.... Read more

British CAA changes regulation of ex-military aircraft

British CAA changes regulation of ex-military aircraft

16-Aug-2010Source: CAA

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced changes to the regulation of permit to fly ex-military aircraft. Following a number of incidents and accidents involving ex-military aircraft over recent years, the CAA is taking steps to clarify the purposes for which ex-military aircraft can be operated. The CAA is therefore acting to remind the... Read more

Ecuador to buy seven Gazelles

Ecuador to buy seven Gazelles

22-Jul-2010Source: El Universo

Ecuador’s Defense Minister Javier Ponce announced that the country will buy seven Gazelle helicopters to reinforce the Army’s operations on the border with Colombia... Read more

Montenegrin army to overhaul 11 helicopters

Montenegrin army to overhaul 11 helicopters

1-Dec-2009Source: Emportal

A source in the Defence Ministry has told Vijesti that in the forthcoming period this ministry is planning to overhaul and modernize 11 Gazelle type helicopters.... Read more

Thieves steal half a helicopter

Thieves steal half a helicopter

31-Mar-2009Source: Metro

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Eurocopter and UK MoD sign Through-Life Support Contract for RAF Pumas and Gazelles

Eurocopter and UK MoD sign Through-Life Support Contract for RAF Pumas and Gazelles

19-Dec-2008Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter and UK Ministry of Defence sign Through-Life Support Contract for Royal Air Force Puma and Gazelle Helicopters... Read more

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