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Swedish aviation museum puts Vertol 107 on civil register

Swedish aviation museum puts Vertol 107 on civil register

18-Aug-2016Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish aviation museum Aeroseum has obtained the formal civil registration for its soon-to-be-flying Kawasaki Vertol 107. The helicopter, which previously served with the Swedish Armed Forces, has been waiting for this since its last landing on 1 March 2011. This touchdown was also the very last landing of a Vertol 107 in the Swedish... Read more

All Metal MS supplies huge maintenance stands to Columbia Helicopters

All Metal MS supplies huge maintenance stands to Columbia Helicopters

21-Jan-2016Source: All Metal MS

All Metal MS, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of solution-driven custom “safety first” Maintenance Stands, Fall Protection Platforms, Hangar Equipment and Specialty Tooling announced that it delivered a customized line of Fall Protection Platforms to Columbia Helicopters Portland, Oregon facility. All Metal developed the concept of designing an adjustable Fall Protection Platform,... Read more

Columbia Helicopters deploys to Western US wildfires

Columbia Helicopters deploys to Western US wildfires

17-Jun-2013Source: Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters is responding to the sudden surge in fires across the western United States with four heavy-lift helicopters deployed to fires.  This includes two aircraft assigned to the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs, CO. The company also has a helicopter working on a fire near Santa Fe, NM, as well as one near... Read more

28-May-13 Boeing VH-46 Medford, US-New Jersey

28-May-13 Boeing VH-46 Medford, US-New Jersey

28-May-2013

Emergency landing in school field... Read more

Columbia Helicopters receives first three ex Swedish BV107s

Columbia Helicopters receives first three ex Swedish BV107s

2-Apr-2013Source: Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters has taken delivery of the first three of ten heavy lift helicopters purchased from the Swedish Department of Defense.  The total order includes six Boeing Vertol 107-II and four Kawasaki Vertol 107-II models.  The price was not disclosed. According to Columbia Helicopter’s Public Relations Manager Dan Sweet , the three Boeing Vertol 107-II... Read more

Columbia Helicopters buys ten Vertol 107s from Swedish military

Columbia Helicopters buys ten Vertol 107s from Swedish military

27-Feb-2013Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) has recently sold ten retired HKP 4s to the large American operator Columbia Helicopters Inc (CHI). The agreement was settled in December 2012 and the deliveries were started this month. The aircraft, which includes six Boeing Vertol 107-II and four Kawasaki Vertol 107-II helicopters, will join the... Read more

23-Sep-12 Vertol BV107 Bella Coola, Canada (1F)

23-Sep-12 Vertol BV107 Bella Coola, Canada (1F)

23-Sep-2012

Unstable load on climbout led to pilot releasing two logs, killing a logging worker on the ground – CADAORS ref 2012P1637... Read more

Columbia Helicopters deploys second BV107 to GOM oil spill

Columbia Helicopters deploys second BV107 to GOM oil spill

3-Jun-2010Source: Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters is pleased to announce the deployment of a second heavy-lift helicopter to Louisiana to assist with efforts in preventing the further spread of the Gulf oil spill. The helicopters will also assist with clean-up operations already underway. Working currently under contract to British Petroleum (BP), the two Columbia 107-II helicopters will carry sandbags... Read more

Columbia Helicopters Celebrates 40 Years of Tandem Rotors

Columbia Helicopters Celebrates 40 Years of Tandem Rotors

11-Apr-2009Source: Rotorhub

Columbia Helicopters, the world leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations, is pleased to announce its 40th Anniversary in the operation of tandem-rotor helicopters. The company acquired its first three Boeing Vertol 107-II helicopters from Pan Am Airlines on April 10, 1969, followed by the purchase of four more from New York Airways in 1972.... Read more

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