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Australian Aerospace At Rotortech 2014

Australian Aerospace At Rotortech 2014

Airbus Helicopters local subsidiary, Australian Aerospace, will showcase the manufacturer’s technological leadership in the regional helicopter market with an impressive line-up of diversified and highly-capable rotorcraft at Rotortech 2014, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Organised by the Australian Helicopter Industry Association (AHIA) at Maroochydore on May 24 – 25, Rotortech 2014 will be open to the… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 23-May-14

Australia – Tenderers shortlisted for helicopter training system

Australia – Tenderers shortlisted for helicopter training system

THREE tenderers have been selected for Project Air 9000 Phase 7, which will provide a new helicopter aircrew training system to be based at HMAS Albatross. see full story

Source: South Coast Register, 15-Jul-13

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Three bidders remain for Australia’s military training plans

Three bidders remain for Australia’s military training plans

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly today announced that three Tenderers have been selected to progress Project Air 9000 Phase 7 which will provide a new helicopter aircrew training system to meet the future rotary wing training needs of the Australian Defence Force (ADF). AIR 9000 Phase 7… Read more »

Source: Australian Government, 31-May-13

Australia given an extra NH90 free to make up for delays

Australia given an extra NH90 free to make up for delays

Chief Executive Officer of Australian Aerospace, Dr. Jens Goennemann welcomed the signing of an agreement with the Commonwealth which, he said, will provide both the Army and Navy with not only a superior but also affordable military helicopter capability. He was commenting on an announcement by The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence and… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 10-May-13

Eurocopter commissions Perth Support Centre

Eurocopter commissions Perth Support Centre

The world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, Eurocopter, is to provide a major boost to Australia’s booming off-shore oil and gas industry with the commissioning of a modern facility in Perth to support customer helicopters operating within Western Australia’s North-West Shelf region. At present, several companies operate more than 25 17/19-passenger helicopters of Eurocopter’s Super Puma family…. Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 25-Nov-12

Former Chief of Army joins Australian Aerospace Board of Directors

Former Chief of Army joins Australian Aerospace Board of Directors

One of Australia’s most distinguished career soldiers, Lieutenant General (retired) Ken Gillespie, AC, DSC, CSM, has joined the Board of Directors of leading local defence manufacturer, Australian Aerospace Limited. General Gillespie, who served with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for over 43 years, was appointed Chief of Army in July 2008, a position he held… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 15-Aug-12

Australian Aerospace to offer HATS solution

Australian Aerospace to offer HATS solution

Australia’s leading helicopter producer, Australian Aerospace, will bid as prime contractor on the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Project AIR9000 Phase 7 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) tender. The HATS program will provide an aircrew training capability for Army and Navy to meet the future rotary wing training needs of the ADF. Australian Aerospace will offer… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 03-Feb-12

Australian Aerospace receives Part 147 maintenance training approval

Australian Aerospace receives Part 147 maintenance training approval

Australian Aerospace has become the first civil helicopter maintenance training organisation in the Asia-Pacific region to successfully transition from the previous maintenance regulations and be granted approval to operate under Australia’s new and tougher maintenance safety regulations. (see full story)

Source: Aviation Business, 23-Dec-11

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Australian Aerospace delivers 15th MRH90

Australian Aerospace delivers 15th MRH90

Local defence manufacturer, Australian Aerospace, yesterday delivered the 15th MRH90 (Multi-Role Helicopter), tail number 014, to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) – the second such handover in two weeks following signing of an agreement to overcome Program issues and ensure timely delivery of the world’s most advanced helicopters. Australian Aerospace’s production facility on Brisbane Airport… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 15-Dec-11

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After losing Navy contract, Australian Aerospace commits to long-term future

After losing Navy contract, Australian Aerospace commits to long-term future

Australian Aerospace today underlined its long-term commitment to the nation’s helicopter industry, in the wake of the Federal Government’s decision not to purchase the company’s NH90 NFH under Air 9000 Phase 8. Dr Jens Goennemann, Chief Executive Officer Australian Aerospace said the company was disappointed with the decision, but has existing assembly and maintenance contracts… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 17-Jun-11

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Eurocopter makes a grand entrance at the 2011 Avalon Air Show

Eurocopter makes a grand entrance at the 2011 Avalon Air Show

Australian Aerospace Limited, supported by Eurocopter, the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer, brings an impressive line-up of aircraft from its rotary-wing family to the 2011 Australian International Air Show at Avalon. A total of seven helicopters will be at Avalon, ranging in size from the smallest family member, the Eurocopter EC120B Colibri, to the largest, the… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 02-Mar-11

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Australian premier backs Eurocopter bid for Air9000 tender over Sikorsky

Australian premier backs Eurocopter bid for Air9000 tender over Sikorsky

Premier Anna Bligh today backed a bid by Brisbane-based Australian Aerospace for a lucrative Australian Navy Contract that would create hundreds of Queensland jobs. The Federal Government currently is considering two rival bids to provide Australia’s new naval combat helicopter under the Air9000 Phase 8 tender – one from Brisbane-based Australian Aerospace who would assemble… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 22-Feb-11

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Australian Aerospace Brisbane sites are open and operating as usual

Australian Aerospace Brisbane sites are open and operating as usual

13 January 2011: Queensand Flood Information 5.30am All Australian Aerospace Brisbane sites are open and operating as usual today for both Production and office-based staff. The immediate roads around Pandanus Ave and Brownlee St are clear of water. Please drive safely in South-East Queensland and do not drive through flood waters. Visit 131940.qld.gov.au for up-to-date… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 13-Jan-11

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Australian Aerospace vacates offices as flood waters rise

Australian Aerospace vacates offices as flood waters rise

12 January 2011: Queensland Flood Information 1.30pm Australian Aerospace staff and visitors are advised to leave Pandanus Avenue and Brownlee Street now. Brisbane Airport Corporation advises that the Brisbane River is expected to peak at 2.35pm today with water potentially crossing low lying parts of Pandanus Ave and Main Myrtletown Road. Brisbane Airport Corporation is… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 12-Jan-11

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Eurocopter demos the EC135 as its contender for the ADF’s Air 9000 Phase 7 program

Eurocopter demos the EC135 as its contender for the ADF’s Air 9000 Phase 7 program

Eurcopter EC135 has been demonstrated as a contender for the ADF’s Air 9000 Phase 7 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) project, to Defence officials in Nowra and Canberra earlier this week.

Source: Australian Aviation, 25-Nov-10

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Australian Aerospace says MRH90 helicopters are on track

Australian Aerospace says MRH90 helicopters are on track

Leading defence contractor, Australian Aerospace Limited, says it is on track to meet its 2010 schedule for deliveries of NH90 MRH multi-role helicopters to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Australian Aerospace, which produces the MRH90s at its final assembly facility on Brisbane Airport, delivered its 13th MRH90 on 3 September 2010. Another three helicopters are… Read more »

Source: Australian Aerospace, 22-Sep-10

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Helicopter operations to be moved away from Moorabbin?

Helicopter operations to be moved away from Moorabbin?

The Minister of Transport has demanded that airport management “take immediate steps to improve the way it engages nearby communities and responds to their concerns about safety and noise”.  Helo ops look threatened, which would be high impact to the industry as many are based here.

Source: Aviation Business, 07-Jul-10

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Nexter Systems signs Turreted Gun System support contract with Australian Aerospace for ARH Tiger

Source: Nexter, 31-Jul-09

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Australian Aerospace signs ARH Tiger helicopter support contract with Thales Australia

Source: Australian Aerospace, 26-Aug-08

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