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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

EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has formally certified the CAE Brunei MPTC as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO).  The CAE Brunei MPTC was certified under the ATO held by CAE’s Oslo… Read more »

Source: CAE, 13-Oct-15

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CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre plans to become ATO

CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre plans to become ATO

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that it plans to become an Approved Training Organization (ATO) according to the guidelines and procedures established by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The CAE Brunei MPTC will be adding a turnkey… Read more »

Source: CAE, 01-Sep-15

CAE Brunei launches new training facility

CAE Brunei launches new training facility

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC) today announced it has officially started training at the new training facility in Rimba, Brunei Darussalam. The official Launch of Training ceremony and celebration was attended today by the Guest of Honour Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji… Read more »

Source: CAE, 08-Sep-14

Brunei-based S-92 full-flight simulator now ready-for-training

Brunei-based S-92 full-flight simulator now ready-for-training

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that its new CAE 3000 Series S-92 full-flight simulator (FFS) was certified by the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) to Level D, the highest qualification for flight simulators, and is now ready-for-training. “This… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Jul-14

Brunei accepts four Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawks

Brunei accepts four Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawks

The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force…. Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Dec-13

Brunei to take delivery of four Black Hawks this week

Brunei to take delivery of four Black Hawks this week

The aircraft will be unveiled during the opening ceremony of Bridex 2013 on December 3, 2013, scheduled to be attended by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.  See full story

Source: Borneo Bulletin, 26-Nov-13

AgustaWestland confirm HeliHub.com story on Brunei Shell AW139s

AgustaWestland confirm HeliHub.com story on Brunei Shell AW139s

HeliHub.com ran this story some 20 days ago here.  AgustaWestland are now confirming what we wrote with the following press release AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of two intermediate twin engine AW139 helicopters to Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP), just six months after contract award. The aircraft will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Jun-13

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CAE breaks ground on new training centre in Brunei

CAE breaks ground on new training centre in Brunei

The Government of Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Finance; the Brunei Economic Development Board (‘BEDB’) and CAE today held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially celebrate the construction of the new CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC) in Rimba. The groundbreaking, marked by a ceremonial concrete pouring for the first footing, was attended by… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Jun-13

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Brunei Shell Petroleum accepts two AW139s

Brunei Shell Petroleum accepts two AW139s

Brunei Shell Petroleum has recently accepted the two AW139 helicopters which AgustaWestland announced as orders last November. The two aircraft will be used to perform offshore transport missions from Anduki base. The contract also includes a comprehensive power-by-the-hour support and training package which will be supplied through AgustaWestland Malaysia. Training will also be supplied with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-May-13

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Sikorsky to convert Brunei Shell S-92 for SAR work

Sikorsky to convert Brunei Shell S-92 for SAR work

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced plans today to perform the first post-delivery Search and Rescue (SAR) modifications to Brunei Shell’s Sikorsky S-92® helicopter. Originally configured for offshore oil missions, the aircraft will undergo a comprehensive conversion to a SAR configuration to serve customers in Borneo and the surrounding Southeast Asia region. SAS is the aftermarket… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 16-May-13

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Brunei Shell Petroleum orders two AW139s

Brunei Shell Petroleum orders two AW139s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) has signed a contract for two AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform offshore transport missions from Anduki base. The helicopters are expected to be delivered in mid 2013. The contract also includes a… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 06-Nov-12

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Brunei Shell uses ADAPTâ„¢ to select helicopter pilot candidates

Brunei Shell uses ADAPTâ„¢ to select helicopter pilot candidates

During July a team of ADAPTâ„¢ specialists from Symbiotics Ltd travelled to Brunei to assess ab initio candidates that had applied to join a pilot selection programme, sponsored by Brunei Shell Petroleum. The candidates being assessed has applied to become helicopter pilots, eventually servicing oil platforms. For Brunei Shell, safety is a critical factor, and… Read more »

Source: Symbiotics, 31-Aug-12

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20-Jul-12 Bell 212 Ulu Belait, Brunei (12F)

2 survived, 12 killed in crash.  Helicopter was en route home with three members of the crew and 2 trainers, 1 staff and 8 Officer Cadets, Officer Cadet School after a jungle training camp.  The Defence Ministry later stated “The main cause of the aircraft crash was due to human error. The aircraft was involved… Read more »

20-Jul-12

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Brunei marks milestones in S70i fleet acquisition

Brunei marks milestones in S70i fleet acquisition

On 2 December 2011, the Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam (MINDEF) signed a contract with Sikorsky International Operations, Inc. for the delivery of twelve (12) S-70iâ„¢ BLACK HAWK helicopters with spare parts, ground support equipment and training package. To date, the project has achieved several major milestones which include the completion of several design reviews… Read more »

Source: Brunei Ministry of Defence, 03-Jul-12

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CAE to jointly develop Black Hawk and S92 training in Brunei

CAE to jointly develop Black Hawk and S92 training in Brunei

CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam (MOFB) today announced that they have signed a shareholders agreement under which a joint venture company, owned 60 percent by CAE and 40 percent by the Brunei Ministry of Finance, will be established to develop and operate the CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC) in Brunei… Read more »

Source: CAE, 16-Apr-12

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Sikorsky signs ordering agreement with Brunei military

Sikorsky signs ordering agreement with Brunei military

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Blanket Ordering Agreement (BOA) with the Brunei Ministry of Defense as part of Sikorsky’s recent overarching sales contract to provide 12 S-70iâ„¢ BLACK HAWK helicopters to the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAF). This five-year agreement will support the S-70i aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2013, and… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 15-Feb-12

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Sikorsky confirms HeliHub report of Brunei S-70i order

Sikorsky confirms HeliHub report of Brunei S-70i order

Sikorsky have issued the following press release on the order for 12 S-70i helicopters from Brunei’s military – but HeliHub.com had already run the story almost THREE WEEKS ago!  (see here) Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has formally signed a contract with the Brunei Ministry of Defence to provide 12 S-70iâ„¢… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 09-Dec-11

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Brunei orders 12 Black Hawks to replace 212s, 105s

Brunei orders 12 Black Hawks to replace 212s, 105s

The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce the contract award for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Support Helicopter Project to Sikorsky International Operations, Inc, United States of America. The project is for the supply of twelve (12) BLACKHAWK S-70i helicopters to replace the current fleet of Bell 212 and BO105 helicopters… Read more »

Source: Brunei military, 17-Nov-11

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Brunei rejects B412 and AW139 by reducing contest to Eurocopter and Sikorsky

Brunei rejects B412 and AW139 by reducing contest to Eurocopter and Sikorsky

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has down-selected two companies who will compete for the Support Helicopter Project (SH Poject) contract, namely Eurocopter and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky). With Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) fleet of Bell 212 and BO105 nearing the end of its operational life, the SH Project was brought about in line with… Read more »

Source: Brunei MINDEF, 25-Jul-11

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BSP employs the first female helicopter pilot in Brunei

Source: BruDirect, 15-Aug-09

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