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Volocopter and Kakao Mobility Partner on UAM Study in South Korea

Volocopter and Kakao Mobility Partner on UAM Study in South Korea

23-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, and Kakao Mobility (KM), South Korea’s largest mobility platform company, have inked a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study on introducing UAM in South Korea. The study will identify a list of potential commercial routes, operational capabilities, and business models necessary for a UAM service operator... Read more

NHV Aberdeen Helicopter Base supports The Giving Tree Christmas Campaign

NHV Aberdeen Helicopter Base supports The Giving Tree Christmas Campaign

23-Nov-2021Source: NHV Group

The NHV Helicopter Base in Aberdeen is supporting ‘The Giving Tree’ Christmas Campaign run by Instant Neighbour for the second year running. Instant Neighbour believes that no child should be without a gift at Christmas and ‘The Giving Tree’ appeal continues to be supported by many local businesses as well as the public to distribute... Read more

Rostec to Supply Two Mi-171A2 Helicopters to Bangladesh Police

Rostec to Supply Two Mi-171A2 Helicopters to Bangladesh Police

22-Nov-2021Source: Rostec

A contract has been concluded between Russian Helicopters Holding (a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation) and Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Bangladesh for the supply of two state-of-the-art Mi171A2 multipurpose heavy helicopters. The delivery is intended to be made in the first quarter of 2023. “The executed contract is a consistent step... Read more

European Helicopter Association elects new Executive Board

European Helicopter Association elects new Executive Board

22-Nov-2021Source: European Helicopter Association

The European Helicopter Association EHA has elected Swiss national Christian Müller as its new Interim Chairman and Technical Director. The EHA is the umbrella organization for the European helicopter industry. Müller advises aviation companies in various countries on regulatory requirements, safety, and training. He serves on the board of the Swiss Helicopter Association. Müller is a... Read more

Ryan Aerospace wins USAF pilot training transformation contracts

Ryan Aerospace wins USAF pilot training transformation contracts

22-Nov-2021Source: Ryan Aerospace

Australian Defence Minister, the HON Peter Dutton today announced that RYAN AEROSPACE (Australia) has been awarded a series of contracts to supply nearly 300 jet fighter and helicopter training simulators to the US Air Force as part of the innovative new program known as “Pilot Training Transformation” or PTT. “This is another example of the... Read more

Devon Air Ambulance supports National Road Safety Campaign

Devon Air Ambulance supports National Road Safety Campaign

22-Nov-2021Source: Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) is encouraging drivers to slow down and save lives as they show their support for this year’s road safety campaign organised by Brake, the road safety charity. The campaign is running from Monday 15-21 November and Devon Air Ambulance will stand alongside Devon & Cornwall Police and Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service as they urge drivers to take the necessary care and attention needed when driving.... Read more

Safran supports Leonardo’s first flight on SAF with its Aneto-1K engines

Safran supports Leonardo’s first flight on SAF with its Aneto-1K engines

22-Nov-2021Source: Safran

Leonardo’s AW149 Common Platform Demonstrator, which is currently fitted with Safran Aneto-1K engines flew on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for the first time on 12 November 2021 between Bristol and Yeovil, UK. During this flight, the aircraft ran with biofuel, manufactured from residues and waste from the circular economy, specifically used cooking oil. The use... Read more

GE Aviation marks AW189 fleet lead at 5,000 hours on CT7 engines

GE Aviation marks AW189 fleet lead at 5,000 hours on CT7 engines

22-Nov-2021Source: GE Aviation

A Bel Air Aviation AW189 helicopter has surpassed 5,000 engine flight hours operating with GE’s CT7-2E1 engine. Since entering service in November 2014, this AW189 has had zero engine shop visits and stands as the AW189/CT7 fleet leader in total engine flight hours. “Reaching 5,000 engine flight hours with zero shop visits is an amazing... Read more

Blade adds route between Manhattan and Newark Airport

Blade adds route between Manhattan and Newark Airport

19-Nov-2021

Blade Air Mobility, Inc. (“Blade”, NASDAQ: BLDE) announced the expansion of its Blade Airport product with the launch of helicopter service between Manhattan and Newark Airport. Flights are available between 7am and 7pm Monday through Friday, and 3pm to 7pm on Sundays for $195 per seat or $95 per seat for Blade Airport passholders. Fliers... Read more

Helitrans Pyrinees expands operations with the delivery of its first Bell 429

Helitrans Pyrinees expands operations with the delivery of its first Bell 429

19-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Helitrans Pyrinees S.L. took delivery of its first Bell 429 in March 2021. Renowned for its class-leading capabilities and flexible platform, the Bell 429 has enabled the Spanish operator to expand into special missions such as search and rescue (SAR) and firefighting. “The 429 was an easy decision for us. The spacious cabin, impressive mountain... Read more

Bell Announces First Bell 505 NXi Sale in Slovakia

Bell Announces First Bell 505 NXi Sale in Slovakia

19-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company,  announced the sale of the first Bell 505 NXi in Slovakia to WELLPHARMA S.R.O., marking the second Bell 505 sale in the country in 2021. The customer will take delivery of the aircraft in summer 2022 at Bell’s Prague Service center. The corporate-configured  Bell 505 will be... Read more

Ehang exhibits at Macau Business Aviation Exhibition

Ehang exhibits at Macau Business Aviation Exhibition

19-Nov-2021Source: Macau Business

The three-day 2021 Macau Business Aviation Exhibition has opened today (Friday) with the world’s first electric passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicle, the EHang 216, on display. Developed by Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, EHang Holdings Limited, the Ehang Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) EHang 216 is a quadcopter drone capable of manned and unmanned flight.... Read more

Airtelis/RTE, Heliswiss Iberica, and Air Zermatt expand their HCare agreements

Airtelis/RTE, Heliswiss Iberica, and Air Zermatt expand their HCare agreements

19-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters reinforced its support and services with three European customers at the European Rotors trade fair in Cologne, Germany, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing solutions that respond to operator requirements. Airtelis/RTE: High availability to support powerline construction and maintenance An HCare global support customer since 2011, Airtelis/RTE is renewing its HCare Smart Parts by the... Read more

ETC awarded contract from UND for rotary wing spatial disorientation trainer

ETC awarded contract from UND for rotary wing spatial disorientation trainer

19-Nov-2021Source: Environmental Tectonics Corporation

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (OTC Pink: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) Aircrew Training Systems (“ATS”) unit, announced it was awarded a contract from the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (“UND”) for its GAT-HELO, Rotary Wing Spatial Disorientation (“SD”) Trainer. The GAT-HELO is ETC’s most cost-effective, helicopter simulator capable of delivering... Read more

Rocket Lab successfully tests helicopter recovery ops

Rocket Lab successfully tests helicopter recovery ops

19-Nov-2021Source: Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab (Nasdaq: RKLB), a leading launch and space systems company, has successfully deployed two satellites to orbit for real-time geospatial monitoring company BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY). Rocket Lab also successfully introduced helicopter operations to a recovery mission for the first time, using a helicopter to observe and track the Electron rocket’s first stage as it... Read more

Lilium details next stages in their development plans

Lilium details next stages in their development plans

19-Nov-2021Source: Lilium

With the all electric Lilium Jet we are building a radically better way of moving – our innovative aircraft design can be a true game-changer. The development of a new commercial aircraft requires vision, but also meticulous planning and discipline. The task ahead is to ensure that we execute on the design, engineering, certification and... Read more

Indian Defence Ministry lifts ban on Leonardo

Indian Defence Ministry lifts ban on Leonardo

19-Nov-2021Source: The Tribune

The defence ministry has formally lifted a ban on Italian firm Leonardo SpA and its subsidiary AgustaWestland as their names have not figured in an updated list of companies debarred and suspended from business dealings with it, officials familiar with the developments said on Sunday. See Full Story.... Read more

Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

19-Nov-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility and Senna Brand announced a collaboration to develop the eVTOL Eve-Senna. The project symbolizes a vision of a sustainable future and innovation in the urban mobility market. The partnership also aims to contribute to the evolution of the future of mobility in Brazil and worldwide. The agreement comes as Eve, an organization... Read more

Avfuel expands branded FBO Network with Spring City Aviation

Avfuel expands branded FBO Network with Spring City Aviation

19-Nov-2021Source: Avfuel

Avfuel Corporation announces the addition of Spring City Aviation (KMWC) to its branded FBO network, connecting flight department customers with an additional premier choice for aviation services in the Midwest. As the lone FBO at Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Lawrence J Timmerman Airport, Spring City Aviation serves the region’s aviators with executive treatment and competitive prices out... Read more

LAZ Parking and Skyports develop Air Taxi Vertiports in Los Angeles

LAZ Parking and Skyports develop Air Taxi Vertiports in Los Angeles

19-Nov-2021Source: Skyports

Skyports, the world’s leading vertiport designer, builder and operator, and LAZ Parking, one of the largest parking companies in the United States, announced a partnership agreement today to develop and deploy vertiports for electric air taxis in Los Angeles. Vertiports are dedicated sites that enable take-off, landing and recharging of the electric aircraft. Through the... Read more

Mi-28NE made its first demonstration flight abroad

Mi-28NE made its first demonstration flight abroad

19-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Mi-28NE attack helicopter manufactured by “Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (Rostec State Corporation) made its first demonstration flight as a part of the flight program at Dubai Airshow 2021 international exhibition. Guests and participants had the opportunity to enjoy complex aerobatics of the combat helicopter with the unique maneuverability. Famous Russian Mi-28 attack helicopter in its... Read more

HTM Group select Skytrac satcom broadband solution for H145 fleet

HTM Group select Skytrac satcom broadband solution for H145 fleet

18-Nov-2021

SKYTRAC, a leader in satellite communications (Satcom) and intelligent connectivity solutions, today announced that HTM Group and Zimex Aviation Ltd., a leader in remote field operations, have selected SKYTRAC’s SDL-350 Satcom system for broadband VIP and Special Mission connectivity. A powerful satellite terminal, data acquisition, and onboard server system, the SDL-350 provides up to 704... Read more

UK Competition Authority raises concerns at CHC-Babcock deal

UK Competition Authority raises concerns at CHC-Babcock deal

18-Nov-2021

CHC and Babcock’s oil and gas offshore helicopter business (the Babcock Business) both provide offshore transportation in the oil and gas sector, taking workers to and from rigs in the North Sea. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) identified competition concerns relating to the deal that, unless addressed, will mean that the merger will be... Read more

PJ Helicopters selects NovaSim VR Simulator from BRUNNER

PJ Helicopters selects NovaSim VR Simulator from BRUNNER

18-Nov-2021Source: PJ Helicopters

BRUNNER has been awarded a contract to provide its NOVASIM Virtual Reality Full Motion Simulator to its next US customer: PJ Helicopters in Red Bluff CA. To increase the efficiency of pilot training while enhancing safety, PJ Helicopters sought a solution at HAI Heli Expo 2020 in Anaheim. BRUNNER’s NovaSim was the outstanding answer to... Read more

Thales and Diehl join Airbus to develop flight control computers for CityAirbus NextGen

Thales and Diehl join Airbus to develop flight control computers for CityAirbus NextGen

18-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus has signed a trilateral agreement with Thales and Diehl Aerospace for the joint development of the flight control computers of CityAirbus NextGen. The central flight control system of CityAirbus NextGen, the electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL) being developed by Airbus, will combine extraordinary computing power with lightweight design and highest safety standards. Diehl... Read more

First five-bladed H145 for offshore wind operations delivered to HTM

First five-bladed H145 for offshore wind operations delivered to HTM

18-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to be used in the offshore wind segment to its long-term customer HTM Helicopters. The aircraft will be operated from one of HTM’s bases at Norden-Norddeich, Emden, Borkum and Helgoland. For its missions, which include passenger transport to and from wind farms and hoisting technicians to the... Read more

AAMS sues US Government over rules favoring insurers

AAMS sues US Government over rules favoring insurers

18-Nov-2021Source: AAMS

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging interim final regulations (IFRs) implementing the No Surprises Act. AAMS continues to support the goals of the No Surprises Act, including the removal of patients from the middle of billing disputes between air ambulance providers and their patients’ insurers. One... Read more

Safran and Saab renewed their SBH® contract

Safran and Saab renewed their SBH® contract

18-Nov-2021Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines and Saab have renewed their agreement to support Arrius 2K2 engines powering the Leonardo AW109 operated by the Swedish Armed Forces . This Support-By-the-Hour (SBH®) contract formalizes a 9-years MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and services agreement supporting a total of 45 engines. This contract will be managed by Safran Helicopter Engines... Read more

Bell Announces Agreement for Five Aircraft to Corporate Customers in Ukraine

Bell Announces Agreement for Five Aircraft to Corporate Customers in Ukraine

18-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at European Rotors purchase agreements for five aircraft to customers in Ukraine. “Both the Bell 429 and 505 continue to make exceptional progress in the European market, especially as ideal platforms for private travel,” said Duncan Van De Velde, managing director, Europe and Russia, Bell.... Read more

HAI and NGFT Release New Flight Risk Assessment Tool

HAI and NGFT Release New Flight Risk Assessment Tool

18-Nov-2021Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International and Swiss-based aviation software and training provider NGFT Solutions are pleased to announce the soft release of a set of tools produced to assist rotorcraft professionals in evaluating risks during flights or in the workplace. The Flight Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) currently features an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, giving crews a common understanding... Read more

NHV appoints new CEO

NHV appoints new CEO

18-Nov-2021Source: NHV Group

NHV Group is pleased to announce that Thomas Hütsch, the current NHV Group Chief Operating Officer has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. The outgoing CEO, Steffen Bay has resigned to move to a new position outside of the helicopter industry. “To become the CEO of NHV Group is... Read more

Leonardo increases global presence with sale of 4 AW169 to Bestfly of Angola

Leonardo increases global presence with sale of 4 AW169 to Bestfly of Angola

18-Nov-2021Source: Leonardo

The Leonardo AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter further reinforces its global market presence and its success in the energy industry sector with the sale of four aircraft to Bestfly of Angola. This contract marks the entry of the AW169 into the African market with the first purchase from major local operator. The introduction of... Read more

Air Methods Appeals National Advertising Division Decision

Air Methods Appeals National Advertising Division Decision

18-Nov-2021Source: Air Methods

The National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs recommended that Air Methods Corporation (Air Methods) modify or discontinue certain advertising claims for its Air Ambulance Transport. Air Methods will appeal that decision. The claims at issue were challenged by Global Medical Response, Inc. (GMR) and Air Evac EMS, Inc., a competitor in the emergency... Read more

Rostec and AJ Holding set up a helicopter sales JV

Rostec and AJ Holding set up a helicopter sales JV

18-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding of Rostec State Corporation and the UAE company AJ Holding LLC set up a joint venture Alpha Aviation LLC in the Ajman Free Zone to promote and sell Russian civilian helicopters abroad. The key market for Alpha Aviation will be the Middle East, where it is expected to sell more than 20... Read more

Kestrel Aviation achieves night aerial firebombing approval

Kestrel Aviation achieves night aerial firebombing approval

17-Nov-2021Source: Kestrel Aviation

Following on from its multi-award-winning success in developing an effective night firebombing helicopter program in partnership with the Victorian Government, Kestrel Aviation has now achieved another significant milestone on its journey to providing around-the-clock aerial firefighting capability that protects Australian communities. Following six years of development with local agency stakeholders, and the Australian Civil Aviation... Read more

German flight school adds Bell 505 to its training fleet

German flight school adds Bell 505 to its training fleet

17-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today, kayfly, a German flight school, signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 505. It will use the aircraft along with its two Bell 206s to train aspiring helicopter pilots. “kayfly has been a loyal Bell customer and we are thrilled that they will be... Read more

The Ka-226T helicopter is equipped with state-of-the-art KRET equipment

The Ka-226T helicopter is equipped with state-of-the-art KRET equipment

17-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The most advanced Ka-226T helicopter presented abroad for the first time at the Dubai Airshow 2021, received the latest avionics from the Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies of Rostec State Corporation. The equipment is designed for autonomous determination of the spatial position and altitude and speed parameters of the aircraft.  The Ka-226T avionics equipment includes a whole... Read more

HeliMods Digitalises Entire Product Design and Manufacturing Process

HeliMods Digitalises Entire Product Design and Manufacturing Process

17-Nov-2021Source: HeliMods

Australian aerospace technology manufacturer HeliMods, with assistance from the Federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), has partnered with Siemens to leverage its Xcelerator software portfolio to fully digitalise its entire product design and manufacturing process, making it the first company of its size in the Australian aerospace sector to do so. The implementation of... Read more

Volocopter carries out demo flights in Korea

Volocopter carries out demo flights in Korea

17-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, conducted a crewed public test flight in front of hundreds of spectators at Incheon Airport in Seoul, South Korea. As part of the 2021 K-UAM Confex, the 5-minute flight trial covered approximately 3 kilometers and reached a maximum altitude of 50 meters and a maximum speed of 45... Read more

Varon Vehicles and Flapz to collaborate on eVTOL in Latin America

Varon Vehicles and Flapz to collaborate on eVTOL in Latin America

17-Nov-2021Source: Varon Vehicles

Varon Vehicles and Flapz announce the signature of an MoU to actively collaborate in promoting access of passengers, guests and users to their Urban Air Mobility services throughout different markets. Varon Vehicles is developing a new form of mobility infrastructure composed of company vertiports with virtual lanes over the low altitude city skies connecting them,... Read more

Wisk Publicly Displays eVTOL Aircraft for the First Time

Wisk Publicly Displays eVTOL Aircraft for the First Time

17-Nov-2021Source: Wisk

Wisk, the U.S. leader in autonomous advanced air mobility (AAM) flight, will be displaying its fifth generation, self-flying, electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi during CoMotion LA (Nov. 16 – 18). Wisk’s Chief Marketing Officer, Becky Tanner, will also be presenting a keynote, entitled “Those Who Leap.” The keynote, taking place on... Read more

Irish Air Corps Continues Training with Aviation Specialties Unlimited

Irish Air Corps Continues Training with Aviation Specialties Unlimited

17-Nov-2021Source: Irish Air Corps

Irish Air Corps (IAC), based at Casement Aerodome, Baldonnel Co. Dublin, Ireland, recently continued additional NVIS training with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU). For more than a decade, ASU has supported the IAC night vision training program. In February, ASU was awarded a two-year training contract for IAC aircrew night vision equipment training. In October and... Read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub inaugurates Dubai Helipark

Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub inaugurates Dubai Helipark

17-Nov-2021Source: Government of Dubai

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub, in partnership with Air Chateau International, the UAE’s leading private heliport operator, today inaugurated its new helicopter centre, the Dubai Helipark, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of... Read more

Safran and ÖAMTC Air Rescue to introduce SAF in Arrius-powered fleet

Safran and ÖAMTC Air Rescue to introduce SAF in Arrius-powered fleet

17-Nov-2021Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have agreed to cooperate in introducing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The engine manufacturer will support the Austrian HEMS operator in deploying SAF to its Arrius 2B2-powered Airbus H135 fleet. By summer 2022, the goal is that one HEMS helicopter will be ready to use 30 to 50% biofuel,... Read more

GPMS Showcases Foresight MX at HAI Aerial Firefighting Safety Conference 2021

GPMS Showcases Foresight MX at HAI Aerial Firefighting Safety Conference 2021

17-Nov-2021Source: GPMS

GPMS, a leader in the field of helicopter health monitoring, announced today that it will showcase its Foresight MX system at the HAI Aerial Firefighting Safety Conference in Boise, Idaho. Foresight MX is a lightweight, modern system that meets and exceeds the new HUMS requirements for Type 1, 2 and 3 aircraft that the U.S.... Read more

Heli-Union extends PT6C-67C engine maintenance contract with P&WC

Heli-Union extends PT6C-67C engine maintenance contract with P&WC

16-Nov-2021

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today its customer Heli-Union has signed a five-year extension to its Fleet Management™ Program (FMP™) for the 12 PT6C-67C engines powering its fleet of Leonardo AW139 helicopters. Heli-Union is based in France and operates in a number of locations around the world, including serving the... Read more

H125 VRM Switzerland Simulator at European Rotors 2021

H125 VRM Switzerland Simulator at European Rotors 2021

16-Nov-2021Source: VRM Switzerland

Virtually Immersed VRM Switzerland, the leading manufacturer of VR helicopter simulators, is presenting its latest development, the Airbus H125 training device, at European Rotors in Cologne. Pilots with type rating can train on it immediately without any adaptation time and without changing their working strategy. Flying the simulator is representative for flying the real helicopter.... Read more

P&WC supports ADAC Luftrettung in long-term SAF strategy

P&WC supports ADAC Luftrettung in long-term SAF strategy

16-Nov-2021Source: P&WC

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced that it will participate in a long-term sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) strategy by German air rescue operator ADAC Luftrettung. To support their goal of achieving carbon neutrality for their operations, ADAC Luftrettung will extend SAF usage to its fleet of P&WC-powered... Read more

Airbus meets customer request for vegan helicopter interior

Airbus meets customer request for vegan helicopter interior

16-Nov-2021Source: Airbus

When a valued customer specified that his new helicopter must have an interior that was fully vegan, Airbus Corporate Helicopters’ (ACH) design team rose to the occasion. The resulting ACH145 has now been delivered to German construction entrepreneur Dr Urs Brunner who insisted on the requirement at the urging of his wife, ethical fashion pioneer... Read more

HAI and EHA form partnership

HAI and EHA form partnership

16-Nov-2021Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce a new level of partnership and collaboration with the European Helicopter Association (EHA). This agreement solidifies a long-term relationship between the two associations for the international vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) industry, recognizing their aligned values and missions and formalizing their ability to collaborate on initiatives and... Read more

Bell 525 completes first flight with SAF

Bell 525 completes first flight with SAF

16-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 525 Relentless completed its first flight using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in summer 2021. Bell first incorporated SAF in its training and demonstration fleet in March 2021. “The Bell 525 continues to demonstrate unprecedented performance as it progresses through flight testing,” said... Read more

P&WC expands Carbon Offset service to include helicopter engines

P&WC expands Carbon Offset service to include helicopter engines

16-Nov-2021Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced the expansion of its year-old carbon offset service to include operators of the company’s helicopter engines enrolled in the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) and Fleet Management Program (FMPTM) pay-per-hour maintenance programs. “Across all of the diverse missions served by our helicopter customers... Read more

Andalusia names heliport in honor of local Vietnam veteran

Andalusia names heliport in honor of local Vietnam veteran

16-Nov-2021Source: 6Park News

The city of Andalusia paid tribute to a local Vietnam veteran on Thursday by dedicating the South Alabama Regional Airport heliport in his name. John B. Given was a retired lawyer and helicopter pilot who flew more than 250 combat missions, according to his cousin, retired Major General Walter Givhan. See Full Story. ... Read more

Rostec starts flight testing upgraded Ka-32A11M

Rostec starts flight testing upgraded Ka-32A11M

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The upgraded Ka-32A11M firefighting helicopter produced by the JSC Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) took off for the first time and began flight tests. The machine fitted with new engines, radio-electronic equipment and fire-extinguishing system is to undergo preliminary and certification tests in 2022-2023, after which it will be available for Russian and... Read more

Texas Aerospace Technologies partners with AEM Corp

Texas Aerospace Technologies partners with AEM Corp

16-Nov-2021Source: Texas Aerospace Technologies

TEXAS AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGIES, a subsidiary of Texas Aerospace Services, is pleased to announce our partnership with AEM Corporation to assist in the sales and marketing of their industry leading line up of products including LS/LSA/LSC loudspeaker and audio accessories, master caution panels, and their newly acquired lineup of digital audio systems and avionics consoles. Texas... Read more

Bell 429 Strengthens Public Security Forces Across Europe

Bell 429 Strengthens Public Security Forces Across Europe

16-Nov-2021Source: Bell

From the world’s first police helicopter placed into service in 1948 to an ever-expanding role in public safety missions throughout the world, Bell’s commitment has been unwavering to product performance, service and support offerings. In Europe, the Bell 429 equipped with ESG’s Mission Management System is the definitive platform for public safety missions. For these... Read more

USHST Names Government Co-Chair

USHST Names Government Co-Chair

16-Nov-2021Source: USHST

The United States Helicopter Safety Team has named Karen Gattis, FAA Flight Standards Acting Deputy Director for General Aviation Safety Assurance, as its new government co-chairman. As a regional partner with the worldwide Vertical Aviation Safety Team, the USHST was formed in 2013 to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to promote safety and... Read more

Bell delivers final 429 from Canadian Coast Guard order

Bell delivers final 429 from Canadian Coast Guard order

16-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Canada, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the delivery of a new Bell 429 helicopter to the Coast Guard at Bell’s Mirabel facility. The delivery, which occurred on September 15, marks an important milestone for both Bell Textron Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard. For Bell, it... Read more

Attack helicopter Mi-28NE makes first demo flights outside Russia

Attack helicopter Mi-28NE makes first demo flights outside Russia

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

As part of the flight program of the international exhibition Dubai Airshow -2021, the Mi-28NE attack helicopter manufactured by the Russian Helicopters holding (Rostec State Corporation) made its first demonstration flight. Guests and participants could see the complex aerobatics of a combat helicopter with unique maneuverability. The famous Russian attack helicopter Mi-28 in export modification debuted at Dubai Airshow-2021. This... Read more

600 hours of aerial footage leaked from Dallas Police

600 hours of aerial footage leaked from Dallas Police

16-Nov-2021Source: Info Security Magazine

Video apparently stolen from American law enforcement agencies in Texas and Georgia has been leaked online by transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets). The collective shared 1.9TB of data it says consists of 600 hours of aerial surveillance footage taken by police helicopters in and around Dallas, Texas, and Atlanta, Georgia. See Full Story. ... Read more

Russian Helicopters and PSB create leasing JV

Russian Helicopters and PSB create leasing JV

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) and PSB during the Dubai Airshow 2021 international air show signed an agreement to create a joint venture for operating leasing of Russian helicopters. The joint venture between Russian Helicopters and PSB will provide helicopter rental services in the Russian and foreign markets. This format of cooperation will... Read more

Dufour Aerospace launches Aero2

Dufour Aerospace launches Aero2

16-Nov-2021Source: Dufour Aerospace

Swiss-based eVTOL development and production company Dufour Aerospace launched the Aero2 as its first commercially available product in their tilt-wing eVTOL family. Aero2 is designed as amulti-purpose small unmanned aircraft with an unmatched operational flexibility and low operating cost. With a payload of up to 40 kg (88 lbs), a maximum take-off weight of 150... Read more

Maker Aircraft receives FAA COA and relocates to Flight Test facility

Maker Aircraft receives FAA COA and relocates to Flight Test facility

16-Nov-2021Source: Archer Aviation

Archer Aviation Inc. (“Archer”) (NYSE: ACHR), a leading developer of eVTOL aircraft, announced that the FAA has issued a CoA and the Aircraft Limitations covering Maker, its flagship demonstrator aircraft. The CoA and the Aircraft Limitations are key components of the Special Airworthiness Certificate, which will be the FAA basis that permits the Maker aircraft... Read more

Vertical Aerospace appoints experienced independent board members

Vertical Aerospace appoints experienced independent board members

16-Nov-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announced the appointment of two Independent Non-Executive Directors, Kathy Cassidy and Gur Kimchi, to Vertical’s Board of Directors, with Dómhnal Slattery becoming an advisor to Stephen Fitzpatrick, CEO and Chairman of Vertical. These appointments will be effective upon completion of... Read more

Hyundai creates Supernal subsidary for eVTOL projects

Hyundai creates Supernal subsidary for eVTOL projects

16-Nov-2021Source: Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) is announcing today a new company called Supernal, LLC to take its future mobility vision forward. An evolution of its Urban Air Mobility Division, Supernal (the Company), will be the binding component of the Group’s future mobility vision. The Company is developing a family of electric air vehicles and convening... Read more

Volocopter Conducts South Korea’s First Crewed Public Air Taxi Test Flight

Volocopter Conducts South Korea’s First Crewed Public Air Taxi Test Flight

16-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, has completed the first crewed public test flight with its 2X aircraft in Seoul, South Korea. It was the first ever crewed public test flight of a fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in South Korea. The Republic’s Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MoLIT)... Read more

Eve collaborating with Wideroe for eVTOL solutions in Scandinavia

Eve collaborating with Wideroe for eVTOL solutions in Scandinavia

16-Nov-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc. (Eve), an Embraer company and Widerøe Zero signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership aims to develop Urban Air Mobility (UAM) solutions, with a focus on the deployment of eVtol operations in Scandinavia. The relationship between the two organizations began in 2017 when Widerøe signed an order... Read more

First Bell 505 dealer in US marks up first sale

First Bell 505 dealer in US marks up first sale

15-Nov-2021

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, appointed Universal Helicopters (UHI) as its first Bell 505 Dealer in the United States with authorized territory of Arizona and Utah. UHI announces their first 505 sale and follow up order. Universal Helicopters President Dr. Gordon A Jiroux, hc, stated, “We are proud to announce that... Read more

Savback signs exclusive five-year sales agreement for Aeroter VRT500 heli

Savback signs exclusive five-year sales agreement for Aeroter VRT500 heli

15-Nov-2021

Singapore-based Aeroter today announced an exclusive five-year agreement with Swedish company Savback Helicopters AB to distribute and sell its innovative VRT500 light, single-engine helicopter. From its headquarters in Sweden, Savback will also cover sales representation of the aircraft in Norway, Denmark, and Finland. The co-axial format VRT500 helicopter is on display at the Dubai Airshow,... Read more

Leonardo’s AW609 to take central stage at Dubai Airshow 2021

Leonardo’s AW609 to take central stage at Dubai Airshow 2021

15-Nov-2021Source: Leonardo

Leonardo’s participation at the air show is centered on the future of flight and advanced electronics. Leonardo is a leader in military pilot training, offering a turnkey training solution including platforms, systems and services that guarantees the highest standards of quality at every stage of training to customers worldwide. In the UAE, Leonardo has provided... Read more

Rossell Techsys To Build EWIS Parts for the MH-60R Platform

Rossell Techsys To Build EWIS Parts for the MH-60R Platform

15-Nov-2021Source: Lockheed Martin

Rossell Techsys has been awarded a contract with Lockheed Martin to build Electrical Wire Harness and Interconnect System (EWIS) parts in support of Lockheed Martin’s MH-60R aircraft that are being supplied to the Indian Navy. Last year, India signed a USD $2.1 billion deal with the United States Government as part of its Foreign Military... Read more

Rebtech names new Director of Business Development and Strategy

Rebtech names new Director of Business Development and Strategy

15-Nov-2021Source: REB Technologies

REB Technologies Inc. (REBTECH) – the leading provider of Night Vision Illumination Systems (NVIS), design, manufacture and integration services is pleased to announce that David Thompson has joined the company as Director of Business Development and Strategy. This high-profile addition marks an important next stage in the expansion of the company’s international business strategy highlighting... Read more

Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries to become Leonardo approved AW139 MRO

Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries to become Leonardo approved AW139 MRO

15-Nov-2021Source: Leonardo

Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Leonardo announced today at Dubai Airshow (14-18 November 2021) the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), that will strengthen the level of maintenance services for the growing fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through this MOA, SAEI will enter a qualification... Read more

Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing Purchases Bell 429

Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing Purchases Bell 429

15-Nov-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the sale of a Bell 429 helicopter in Kuwait to Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing (KIAL) to be used by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). This marks the third 429 HEMS sale in the country. The aircraft is expected to... Read more

American Helicopter Museum premieres Vietnam documentary

American Helicopter Museum premieres Vietnam documentary

15-Nov-2021Source: American Helicopter Museum

The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center (AHMEC) is proud to premiere, “Flying without Failing,” a documentary by director Fabrice Paget on Saturday, November 13, from 6 until 8 p.m. The film reveals the fascinating and colorful life of Walter Gutsche, one of a handful of maverick helicopter pilots ever to have survived the Vietnam... Read more

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