AS350

13-Mar-15 N814EH Airbus AS350B2 Anchorage, US-Alaska

13-Mar-15 N814EH Airbus AS350B2 Anchorage, US-Alaska

13-Mar-2015

Tail rotor spider assembly fractured in-flight, resulting in an emergency run-on landing at Merrill Field, Anchorage... Read more

12-Mar-15 N919EM Airbus AS350B2 Stidham, US-Oklahoma (1F)

12-Mar-15 N919EM Airbus AS350B2 Stidham, US-Oklahoma (1F)

12-Mar-2015

flying to McAlester from Tulsa when it crashed, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, and no patients were on board.  Timed at around 11.25pm 3 POB, 1 Fatal... Read more

FRASCA International and HNZ Group Announce Simulator Program

FRASCA International and HNZ Group Announce Simulator Program

9-Mar-2015Source: FRASCA

FRASCA International, Inc, Urbana, IL has contracted with HNZ Group Inc. Montreal, Canada for the supply of an AS350 Level 7 Flight Training Device. The FTD will be convertible between three different configurations of the aircraft including the AS350B2 analog instrument panel, the AS350B2 VEMD instrument panel and the AS350B3e VEMD instrument panel. This will... Read more

09-Mar-15 LQ-FJQ Airbus AS350B3 Villa Castelli, Argentina (5F)

09-Mar-15 LQ-FJQ Airbus AS350B3 Villa Castelli, Argentina (5F)

9-Mar-2015

Mid air crash of two AS350 helicopters resulting in the fatal crash of both aircraft with a total of 10 lives lost.  Aircraft burnt out in post-crash fire, and were involved in the filming of a reality TV show called Dropped. Eight French nationals, including three sports stars, and the Argentine pilots died when the... Read more

09-Mar-15 LQ-CGK Airbus AS350B3 Villa Castelli, Argentina (5F)

09-Mar-15 LQ-CGK Airbus AS350B3 Villa Castelli, Argentina (5F)

9-Mar-2015

Mid air crash of two AS350 helicopters resulting in the fatal crash of both aircraft with a total of 10 lives lost.  Aircraft burnt out in post-crash fire, and were involved in the filming of a reality TV show called Dropped. Eight French nationals, including three sports stars, and the Argentine pilots died when the... Read more

North Flight Data Systems receives Canadian Validation for AS350 and EC130 installation March 2nd, 2015

North Flight Data Systems receives Canadian Validation for AS350 and EC130 installation March 2nd, 2015

6-Mar-2015Source: Outerlink

North Flight Data Systems, LLC (NORTH), now a department of Outerlink Global Solution, has received Transport Canada approval of their AS350/EC130 FAA STC for the installation of their lightweight flight data recorders. The first Canadian installations of the integrated flight data system will be performed on the EC130 and AS350, owned and operated by Phoenix... Read more

Servicios Aéreos de los Andes just signed for 3 H125s for utility work in Peru

Servicios Aéreos de los Andes just signed for 3 H125s for utility work in Peru

6-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

One of the last announcement at Heli-Expo was the completion of the first H125 (formally the AS350) in the United States, performed on the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. final assembly line in Columbus, Mississippi. This milestone rotorcraft is now in completion prior to delivery, meeting a schedule set nearly two years ago to establish a U.S.... Read more

06-Mar-15 N356AM Airbus EC130 St Louis, US-Missouri (1F)

06-Mar-15 N356AM Airbus EC130 St Louis, US-Missouri (1F)

6-Mar-2015

Security video shows helicopter search light spinning to the left. The video shows that the helicopter entered a steep descent and impacted the side of the hospital building and parking lot at night.  Operated by Air Methods for ARCH Air Medical.  Pilot named here as Ronald Rector... Read more

Vector Aerospace and Miami Dade Police sign AS350 Component MRO Contract

Vector Aerospace and Miami Dade Police sign AS350 Component MRO Contract

4-Mar-2015Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace”), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has been selected by Miami Dade County to provide dynamic component MRO support for the Miami Dade Police Air Support Unit for their fleet of... Read more

AS350 Lands at Helicopter Flight Training Center

AS350 Lands at Helicopter Flight Training Center

4-Mar-2015Source: Metro Aviation

The Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) in Shreveport, Louisiana is growing at a steady pace.  Already home to a FlightSafety AS350 Level 7 Flight Training Device and an EC135 Level D Full Motion Simulator, the center will add a Frasca Bell 407/GX Flight Training Device this summer. Simulators are great tools for aviators, and allow... Read more

HNZ Group buys AS350 B2/B3e Level 7 Flight Training Device

HNZ Group buys AS350 B2/B3e Level 7 Flight Training Device

4-Mar-2015Source: HNZ

HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ.A, HNZ.B) (the “Corporation”), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a state-of-the-art Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2/B3E Level 7 Flight Training Device (“FTD”) from Frasca International, Inc. (“Frasca”).  The FTD is to be housed at... Read more

Coastal Helicopters replaces AS350B2 with an AS350B3e

Coastal Helicopters replaces AS350B2 with an AS350B3e

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Inc. has delivered a new AS350 B3e AStar to Coastal Helicopters, LLC, based in Van Nuys, Calif. The aircraft replaces the company’s previously owned AS350 B2. Coastal Helicopters ordered the new AS350 B3e, the most versatile light single engine helicopter on the market, in December and took delivery of the aircraft on February... Read more

First US-produced AS350 AStar rolls off Columbus final assembly line

First US-produced AS350 AStar rolls off Columbus final assembly line

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

The first Airbus Helicopters AS350 AStar helicopter completely assembled in the U.S. has received airworthiness certification from the Federal Aviation Administration and will soon begin completion for delivery. The AS350 B3e rolled off the Airbus Helicopters Inc. final assembly line in Columbus, Miss. at the end of December, meeting a schedule set nearly two years... Read more

Indiana Helicopters adds AS350B3e and AS365N2

Indiana Helicopters adds AS350B3e and AS365N2

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Continued market growth in the upper Midwest has prompted Indiana Helicopters to expand its Airbus Helicopters fleet with the addition of a new AS350 B3e AStar and an AS365 N2. The Fort Wayne, Ind.-based company took delivery of the new AStar on Feb. 24, its fifth Airbus aircraft. A leading provider of professional charters, tours... Read more

Latest EagleMed AS350 delivery brings AS350 fleet to 15

Latest EagleMed AS350 delivery brings AS350 fleet to 15

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Inc. is pleased to announce that EagleMed LLC, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), is committed to growing its fleet of Airbus Helicopters AS350 AStar helicopters. EagleMed has ordered three AS350s and taken delivery of two since May 2014, including one delivered Feb. 19. Delivery of the third aircraft is scheduled... Read more

Airbus Helicopters delivers fourth AS350B2 to Hillsborough County, Florida

Airbus Helicopters delivers fourth AS350B2 to Hillsborough County, Florida

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Inc. has delivered a fourth AS350 B2 AStar helicopter equipped for law enforcement missions to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) in Tampa, Fla. The aircraft replaces an EC120B to give Hillsborough an all-AStar fleet. The Hillsborough Sheriff’s Aviation Unit performs a wide variety of missions including law enforcement, light firefighting and search... Read more

US Helicopters adds three more AS350B2s to Electronic News Gathering fleet

US Helicopters adds three more AS350B2s to Electronic News Gathering fleet

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

As one of the nation’s premier providers of full service, exclusive Electronic News Gathering (ENG) helicopters, U.S. Helicopters Inc. is continuing replacement of older aircraft with the addition of three new Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2 AStars. Two of the new aircraft, purchased in 2014, are already in service in the top five U.S. television markets.... Read more

Air Methods and Vector Aerospace Sign AS350 and EC130 Dynamic Components MRO Contract

Air Methods and Vector Aerospace Sign AS350 and EC130 Dynamic Components MRO Contract

3-Mar-2015Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has been selected as the primary supplier to Air Methods Corporation for all AS350 and EC130 dynamic components. This agreement will continue for a period... Read more

Vector Aerospace Partners with Turbomeca to offer AS350 BA to B2 Conversions Worldwide

Vector Aerospace Partners with Turbomeca to offer AS350 BA to B2 Conversions Worldwide

3-Mar-2015

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector Aerospace), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has partnered with Turbomeca (Safran) to provide Airbus Helicopters AS350BA to AS350B2 conversions to customers across the globe. As part of this approval and partnership with... Read more

Vector Aerospace and Orange County (CA) Sheriff sign AS350/UH-1H MRO support contract

Vector Aerospace and Orange County (CA) Sheriff sign AS350/UH-1H MRO support contract

3-Mar-2015Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace”), one of the world’s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the signing of a five (5) year agreement with Orange County Sheriff’s Department to conduct maintenance, repair and overhaul on their AS350 and UH-1H helicopters. “Signing this contract with Orange County... Read more

Wysong Enterprises completes AS350B3e for Helicopter Express

Wysong Enterprises completes AS350B3e for Helicopter Express

3-Mar-2015Source: Wysong

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced this week the company has completed an Airbus AS350 B3e for Helicopter Express. The new helicopter is equipped for aerial firefighting and will be on display at the Heli-Expo held in Orlando, Florida on March 3-5,2015. “This is the fifth Airbus AS350B3e aircraft we have completed for Helicopter Express,” said... Read more

Vector Aerospace Captures Growing Market for AS350 12-Year Inspections

Vector Aerospace Captures Growing Market for AS350 12-Year Inspections

2-Mar-2015Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector Aerospace), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has recently conducted  three 12-year inspections with plans to conduct a fourth this month. Vector Aerospace recently performed two Airbus Helicopters AS350 12-year inspections for... Read more

Honeywell Forecasts Steady Global Helicopter Demand For Next Five Years

Honeywell Forecasts Steady Global Helicopter Demand For Next Five Years

2-Mar-2015Source: Honeywell

In its 17th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchasing Outlook, Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) expects that 4,750-5,250 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered during 2015-2019. Overall, five-year demand for turbine-powered, civil helicopters remains steady versus the 2014 five-year forecast, with moderate improvement in new helicopter purchase plans reported, offsetting the short-term uncertainty of large-fleet operators in the... Read more

01-Mar-15 N960LA Airbus AS350B2 Santa Clarita, US-California

01-Mar-15 N960LA Airbus AS350B2 Santa Clarita, US-California

1-Mar-2015

Sheriff helicopter made emergency landing in fields of Hart High School due to lightning... Read more

27-Feb-15 UP-EC010 Eurocopter EC130 Karatau, Kazakhstan

27-Feb-15 UP-EC010 Eurocopter EC130 Karatau, Kazakhstan

27-Feb-2015

According to preliminary information, after take-off from the helipad on a helicopter has failed directional control system, the pilot decided to make an emergency landing to determine the circumstances and causes of the failure. During landing the helicopter rolled over on its right side and collapsed.  Reportedly destroyed.  Location was a helipad located at the... Read more

Vector to Display AS350 Primary Fuel Tank at Heli-Expo

Vector to Display AS350 Primary Fuel Tank at Heli-Expo

26-Feb-2015Source: Vector

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector Aerospace), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA), will be featuring an AS350 Primary Fuel Tank static display at their booth #3212 at HAI Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, Florida March 3-5. Designed in... Read more

23-Feb-15 CC-AFR Airbus AS350B3 Yungay, Chile

23-Feb-15 CC-AFR Airbus AS350B3 Yungay, Chile

23-Feb-2015

Tail rotor hit rock during firefighting work on approach to land to pick up a forest fire brigade team... Read more

FAA certifies Pall PB100D dry barrier filter for AS350

FAA certifies Pall PB100D dry barrier filter for AS350

20-Feb-2015Source: PALL

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today announced the FAA certification of the PB100D PUREair Dry Barrier Filter as an FAA-PMA direct fit replacement for oil-wetted filters. Originally unveiled last fall at Helitech International in Amsterdam, this PUREair Dry Barrier Filter extends the already successful PUREair portfolio of products available from Pall Aerospace and DART Aerospace. The PB100D... Read more

Management buy PDG Helicopters for £20M+

Management buy PDG Helicopters for £20M+

12-Feb-2015Source: LDC

The management team at PDG Helicopters, the industry leading aerial service provider to the construction and utility sectors, has completed a £20million+ MBO backed by LDC, as it looks to capitalise on growing demand for its services. The deal sees LDC take a majority equity stake in the business with management investing alongside and holding... Read more

11-Feb-15 HB-ZIG Airbus AS350B3 Guttannen, Switzerland

11-Feb-15 HB-ZIG Airbus AS350B3 Guttannen, Switzerland

11-Feb-2015

Rotorstrike during landing phase, helicopter ended up on its side.  No serious injuries to 4 POB... Read more

02-Feb-15 Airbus AS350B3 Popham, UK

02-Feb-15 Airbus AS350B3 Popham, UK

2-Feb-2015

Airframe vibration and control problems.... Read more

21-Jan-15 C-GJPW Airbus AS350B2 Key Lake, Canada

21-Jan-15 C-GJPW Airbus AS350B2 Key Lake, Canada

21-Jan-2015

Helicopter was involved with long line operations on a power-line construction project 11 nm SE of Key Lake, SK. After a power-line cable was moved, the long line did not release. The helicopter descended and struck the ground. The pilot was injured and was transferred to La Ronge Hospital for medical attention. The helicopter sustained... Read more

21-Jan-15 C-GJPW Airbus AS350B2 Key Lake, Canada

21-Jan-15 C-GJPW Airbus AS350B2 Key Lake, Canada

21-Jan-2015

The flight was operating a hydro line patrol and suffered “collision with terrain”. Sole occupant pilot airlifted to hospital. CADORS 2015C0207... Read more

FAA approves Donaldson filter for EC130T2

FAA approves Donaldson filter for EC130T2

19-Jan-2015Source: Donaldson

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the only Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system available for the Airbus Helicopters EC130T2 helicopter. This new IBF helps prevent engine damage in all environments and is approved for year-round... Read more

Airbus Helicopters Delivers AS350 to Southwind Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Delivers AS350 to Southwind Helicopters

16-Jan-2015Source: Airbus

Southwind Helicopters took delivery of an AS350 B2 from Airbus Helicopters Canada’s Fort Erie, ON facility.The leasing company, based in British Columbia, will be leasing the aircraft for heli-adventures, aerial delivery and forestry work. “The AS350 B2 is a perfect fit for the multi-dimensional missions flown in the rugged terrain of British Columbia,” said Mr.... Read more

08-Jan-15 XA-SMG Airbus EC130B4 Juarez, Mexico (2F)

08-Jan-15 XA-SMG Airbus EC130B4 Juarez, Mexico (2F)

8-Jan-2015

Crashed at night killing owner Mauro Garza Fernandez, and passenger Alejandro Lopez Lopez.  Pilot Ciro Huerta Martinez and the other two passengers named as Balden Lorenzo González and Jorge Armando Gonzalez Bustos were injured.  Some reports say that the helicopter was not equipped for night flights.  Video of the crash site here.... Read more

06-Jan-15 I-LASW Airbus AS350B3 Pertica Bassa, Italy

06-Jan-15 I-LASW Airbus AS350B3 Pertica Bassa, Italy

6-Jan-2015

During fire fighting operation, pilot experienced problems on the tail rotor and landed safely – another report suggests the cable holding the water bucket (empty at the time) contacted the tail rotor. Damages found on tail rotor and tail boom.... Read more

EagleMed Air Medical Transport Company Grows During 2014

EagleMed Air Medical Transport Company Grows During 2014

5-Jan-2015Source: EagleMed

EagleMed critical care air medical transport company performed well in 2014, adding locations, aircraft and employees. During the year, EagleMed employment grew from about 400 to more than 475, serving at 30 locations in 13 states throughout the United States. The company added critical care air medical transport operations in Houston, Texas; Cody Wyo.; and Butte,... Read more

27-Dec-14 PT-HNC Helibras HB350B Bertioga, Brazil (5F)

27-Dec-14 PT-HNC Helibras HB350B Bertioga, Brazil (5F)

27-Dec-2014

Crashed into Mangrove swamp not long after take-off from Condo Iporanga in Guaruja when en route to Sao Paulo, killing all five on board.  This included Marcelo Muller, grandson of the founder of the Muller beverage company, his wife Lumara Rocha Müller, their 2 year old daughter Georgia and her nanny Raquel dos Santos Vilas... Read more

Phoenix Heli-Flight expands NORTH FDM technology to single engine fleet

Phoenix Heli-Flight expands NORTH FDM technology to single engine fleet

22-Dec-2014Source: NORTH Flight Data Systems

North Flight Data Systems, LLC (NORTH FDS) is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with Phoenix Heli-Flight to equip their EC130 and AS350B3 helicopters with their integrated flight data system. NORTH FDS has applied to Transport Canada for validation of their AS350/EC130B4 FAA STC, which will cover AS350B3 and EC130B4 installations.... Read more

Airbus Helicopters Canada Delivers AS355to Hydro One Inc.

Airbus Helicopters Canada Delivers AS355to Hydro One Inc.

18-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

Hydro One’s AS355 NPwill provide support for the utility’swork across Ontario, including pole and power line patroland maintenance.The aircraft will be based in Oro Station, Ontario and is the firsttwin-engine from the 350 series acquired by Hydro One. “Selection of a twin-engine aircraft was a natural next step for today’s hydro operations. The AS355 is... Read more

EASA approves Airbus Helicopters training and support in China

EASA approves Airbus Helicopters training and support in China

16-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

The approvals involve European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the CGAMEC joint venture’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities – located in Shenzhen – to Part 145 standards; along with the qualification of Airbus Helicopters China’s full-flight simulator in Beijing for the EC225 rotorcraft. “These approvals confirm our commitment to providing training and support... Read more

16-Dec-14 N352SL Airbus AS350B2 Bicknell, US-Utah

16-Dec-14 N352SL Airbus AS350B2 Bicknell, US-Utah

16-Dec-2014

Loss of power at 20ft agl, heavy landing... Read more

Riverside County to order two AS350B3

Riverside County to order two AS350B3

10-Dec-2014Source: HeliHub.com

The Board of Supervisors in Riverside County (California) has approved the purchase of two AS350B3 helicopters, according to local press.  The total cost was quoted in the agenda to the meeting as $11.5 Million, net of which they have an insurance receipt of $1.96M providing a net figure of $9.54M. The insurance receipt relates to... Read more

50,000 trainees in 50 years: Airbus Helicopters Training Services reaffirms its commitment to safety

50,000 trainees in 50 years: Airbus Helicopters Training Services reaffirms its commitment to safety

3-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Training Services (AHTS) has completed the instruction of its 50,000th trainee, marking a new achievement for this wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters. This milestone was achieved during an EC225 rotorcraft T1 type rating course for mechanics, and the accomplishment was celebrated during a ceremony at Airbus Helicopters Training Services’ facilities in Marignane, France,... Read more

Oklahoma City Police put two new AS350B3e AStars into service

Oklahoma City Police put two new AS350B3e AStars into service

2-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

The Oklahoma City Police Department’s Aviation Unit has put two new Airbus Helicopters AS350B3e AStar helicopters into service as part of a fleet upgrade plan. The new helicopters, delivered by Airbus Helicopters Inc., of Grand Prairie, Texas include technological and equipment upgrades that will enable the department to significantly improve its airborne law enforcementand public... Read more

Medical copter service returning to Green Valley area

Medical copter service returning to Green Valley area

27-Nov-2014Source: GV News

At least 20 Southern Arizona fire and medical responders and the citizens they serve including the Green Valley Fire District and surrounding departments could benefit from new helicopter service recently restored in Tubac.  See full story... Read more

20-Nov-14 RA-04032 Airbus AS350B3 Mikhalchikovo, Russia (5F)

20-Nov-14 RA-04032 Airbus AS350B3 Mikhalchikovo, Russia (5F)

20-Nov-2014

Crashed in foggy conditions en route from Moscow to Kstovo (Nizhny Novgorod region) between the villages of Mihalchikovo and Korabotovo. Killing the pilot and four passengers, including an 8-year-old girl.... Read more

EagleMed Commences in Montana

EagleMed Commences in Montana

14-Nov-2014Source: EagleMed

EagleMed’s AS350 B3 at the Bert Mooney Airport, where a dedicated hangar is under construction. EagleMed Photo EagleMed LLC has begun flying critical care air medical transport flights throughout southwest Montana from its newest base at Butte’s Bert Mooney Airport. The company will lease a new dedicated 10,000 square foot hangar that is being built... Read more

13-Nov-14 N425U Eurocopter AS350BA Panguitch, US-Utah

13-Nov-14 N425U Eurocopter AS350BA Panguitch, US-Utah

13-Nov-2014

Rolled onto its side on landing, 2 POB, one slight injured, other not injured.... Read more

Sundance Helicopters Debuts New Website

Sundance Helicopters Debuts New Website

12-Nov-2014Source: Sundance

Sundance Helicopters Debuts New WebsiteSundance Helicopters, the longest running helicopter tour operator in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.sundancehelicopters.com. The first of its kind in the helicopter tour industry, the entire site is driven by video. Now visitors will experience a stronger connection to the Sundance Helicopters tours... Read more

Clever Refinements for AS350/355 Aircraft

Clever Refinements for AS350/355 Aircraft

5-Nov-2014Source: Dart

DART’S AS350 CYLINDRICAL FLOAT SYSTEM;NOW 75% FASTER TO REMOVE THAN THE ORIGINAL DESIGN AS350 operators can now take advantage of a Quick Release feature on DART Cylindrical Floats, providing an easy and rapid solution to remove their floats and/or reservoir(s) in a few minutes; ideal for convenience and weight savings when performing multi-mission operations. Upgrade... Read more

27-Oct-14 N5204X Airbus AS350B2 Bisbee, US-Arizona

27-Oct-14 N5204X Airbus AS350B2 Bisbee, US-Arizona

27-Oct-2014

Details sketchy, but Border Patrol pilot (only POB) was taken to hospital for evaluation... Read more

25-Oct-14 N108LN Airbus AS350B3 Denver, US-Colorado

25-Oct-14 N108LN Airbus AS350B3 Denver, US-Colorado

25-Oct-2014

Hit flock of ducks on practice approach, breaking the windshield.  Helicopter landed with no further damage... Read more

Airbus Helicopters showcases AS350B3e for law enforcement at IACP 2014

Airbus Helicopters showcases AS350B3e for law enforcement at IACP 2014

24-Oct-2014Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI), the sales leader in airborne law enforcement helicoptersfor more than a decade, will feature the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office new AS350B3e AStar at the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Orlando, Oct 25-28. “Our new AS350B3e has exceeded our expectations. I am impressed with the improvements in... Read more

24-Oct-14 I-DUEK Airbus AS350B3 Trodena, Italy

24-Oct-14 I-DUEK Airbus AS350B3 Trodena, Italy

24-Oct-2014

During take off (aerial work ops) in a mountain and wooded area, the main rotor hit a tree.  Damages to the main blades, to the tail boom and the tail rotor.... Read more

Aeronautical Accessories to distribute Helitowcart BearPaws for Robinson and Airbus models

Aeronautical Accessories to distribute Helitowcart BearPaws for Robinson and Airbus models

23-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced it is now a distributor of Helitowcart BearPaw products through its Aeronautical AccessoriesTM brand. The BearPaw product line is approved for a variety of helicopter manufacturers and models, including the Robinson R44 and R66, Airbus AS350, Airbus AS355 and Airbus EC130.  Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) have been received... Read more

17-Oct-14 N852BP Eurocopter AS350B3 Lordsburg, US-New Mexico

17-Oct-14 N852BP Eurocopter AS350B3 Lordsburg, US-New Mexico

17-Oct-2014

Dynamic rollover on take-off... Read more

21-Oct-14 N145PR Eurocopter EC130 Pasadena, US-Texas

21-Oct-14 N145PR Eurocopter EC130 Pasadena, US-Texas

17-Oct-2014

Force landing in field at night.  No apparent damage given flights reported on FlightAware.com on 23-Oct-14 and 27-Oct-14  – but incident was reported by FAA... Read more

RUAG Aviation upgrade improves safety and comfort of AS350

RUAG Aviation upgrade improves safety and comfort of AS350

14-Oct-2014Source: RUAG

The extensive modification programme performed by RUAG Aviation provides significant advantages over the original avionics system. The AS350’s pilots are outfitted with superior situational awareness through the integration of a Garmin G500H Electronic Flight Display and an L3 ESI-2000 Standby Indicator, and benefit from standardised cockpit operations through the inclusion of a Garmin GTN650 Nav/Com... Read more

10-Oct-14 N229LA Eurocopter AS350B2 Los Angeles, US-California

10-Oct-14 N229LA Eurocopter AS350B2 Los Angeles, US-California

10-Oct-2014

Emergency night landing in public park... Read more

Maverick Helicopters expands to Hawaii in Spring 2015

Maverick Helicopters expands to Hawaii in Spring 2015

9-Oct-2014Source: Maverick

Maverick Helicopters, a division of Maverick Aviation Group, has expanded its roots beyond Nevada and Arizona by unveiling its latest helicopter operation in Maui, Hawaii. The new helicopter expeditions will take flight starting in spring 2015. “We take guests over the Grand Canyon and the famous Las Vegas Strip, two of the U.S.’s most adored... Read more

04-Oct-14 N490H Eurocopter AS350B3 Lubbock, US-Texas

04-Oct-14 N490H Eurocopter AS350B3 Lubbock, US-Texas

4-Oct-2014

Contacted fence on landing... Read more

Vector to support Orange County Sheriff AS350 and UH-1H

Vector to support Orange County Sheriff AS350 and UH-1H

3-Oct-2014Source: Vector

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace”- www.vectoraerospace.com), one of the world’s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the signing of a five (5) year agreement with Orange County Sheriff’s Department to conduct maintenance, repair and overhaul on their AS350 and UH-1H helicopters. “Signing this contract with Orange County... Read more

Ultimate Heli to install PA100 PUREair Engine Protection System in AS350

Ultimate Heli to install PA100 PUREair Engine Protection System in AS350

2-Oct-2014Source: DART AEROSPACE

DART Aerospace today announced that Ultimate Heli, located in Johannesburg South Africa, will install the PA100 PUREair engine protection system on their AS350 helicopter. The PA100 PUREair System, co-developed by Pall Aerospace and DART Aerospace, is a totally redesigned, reengineered, and retested engine air protection system that takes the capabilities of its EAPS predecessors to... Read more

02-Oct-14 HB-ZJC Eurocopter EC130 Bart, France (5F)

02-Oct-14 HB-ZJC Eurocopter EC130 Bart, France (5F)

2-Oct-2014

Helicopter took off from Lausanne, Switzerland and has crashed in France – reportedly just prior to landing at Montbéliard – Courcelles Aerodrome. Weather reported as foggy and press report says that pilot was looking for a gap in the cloud to land at the airfield.  Five of seven POB killed when helicopter landed on a... Read more

More eyes in the sky for Kruger anti-poaching operations

More eyes in the sky for Kruger anti-poaching operations

30-Sep-2014Source: Defence Web

About R38 million of the massive R225 million made available for anti- and counter-poaching operations in South African national parks has gone to acquisition of a new Airbus helicopter. See full story... Read more

27-Sep-14 HS-CCN Eurocopter EC130 Naung Mon, Myanmar (1F)

27-Sep-14 HS-CCN Eurocopter EC130 Naung Mon, Myanmar (1F)

27-Sep-2014

Crashed in jungle on flight searching for two missing mountaineers.  Wreckage found three days later.  Two occupants (pilot  Capt Chatchawal Thanthong and experienced mountain trekker U Shwe Yin Taw Gyi) hiked for some time and were located further days after that according to this report.  The third (Myanmar co-pilot Aung Myat Toe who navigated) was... Read more

5Videos That Every Helicopter Pilot Needs to Watch

5Videos That Every Helicopter Pilot Needs to Watch

25-Sep-2014Source: IHST

Movies can be heartwarming or funny or motivational, but only a few take aim to save lives.  Following are five videos that the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) encourages helicopter pilots to watch and take to heart in order to enhance helicopter safety and reduce accidents. That Others May Live –This video is a case... Read more

Vector Aerospace becomes D-Level Repair Center for AS350, AS355 and EC130

Vector Aerospace becomes D-Level Repair Center for AS350, AS355 and EC130

24-Sep-2014Source: Vector

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) is pleased to officially announce that it is an Airbus Helicopters D-Level certified repair center for the AS350/AS355 and EC130 helicopters. “Our ability to perform D-Level repair on  Airbus Helicopters products allows us to provide fast, approved service for our customers without sacrificing quality,” says Craig Pluim,... Read more

Airbus Helicopters Canada Delivers AS350 for Muti-Mission Use

Airbus Helicopters Canada Delivers AS350 for Muti-Mission Use

23-Sep-2014Source: Airbus

HUBI-FLY takes possession of 3rd Ecureuil Aircraft, reinforcing commitment to the aircraft family. Fort Erie, ON, September 17th, 2014 – HUBI-FLY has taken delivery of an AS350 B2 to support a variety of missions including; Power line inspection, utility, training and filmography. The aircraft will be based in Vienna, Austria and will join the Airbus... Read more

Wysong Enterprises showcases Hospital Wing EC130 at AMTC14

Wysong Enterprises showcases Hospital Wing EC130 at AMTC14

22-Sep-2014

In honor of their 25th anniversary in business, Tennessee based Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) unveiled a new trade show display at the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) annual Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Nashville, Tennessee.  Wysong is showcasing one of the new Airbus EC130 aircraft from fellow Tennessee based Hospital Wing, an Air... Read more

Genesys HeliSAS® Stabilization & Autopilot System Certified For EC130T2

Genesys HeliSAS® Stabilization & Autopilot System Certified For EC130T2

10-Sep-2014Source: Genesys

Genesys Aerosystems announced today that its HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilothas received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for installation in Eurocopter EC130 T2 helicopters. The latest STC is the result of the company’s active and ongoing expansion of certifications for the HeliSAS system. HeliSAS already is certified for Eurocopter EC130 and AS350... Read more

Cool City Avionics Receives FAA TSO for Autopilot Family

Cool City Avionics Receives FAA TSO for Autopilot Family

10-Sep-2014Source: Cool City Avionics

Cool City Electronics, Inc., dba Cool City Avionics, a manufacturer of low cost, professional-grade automatic flight guidance and control systems and stability augmentation systems, is pleased to announce that it has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for its new family of helicopter autopilots. The TSO includes the HAP-100 2-axis autopilot, the HFC-100 2-axis... Read more

04-Sep-14 N217HP Eurocopter AS350B3 Lincoln, US-California

04-Sep-14 N217HP Eurocopter AS350B3 Lincoln, US-California

4-Sep-2014

Heavy autorotation landing, damaging helicopter... Read more

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