American Helicopter Society (AHS) Awards Committee has selected Aero Vodochody to receive the Societyâ€™s Supplier Excellence Award. This award is presented annually to a supplier, which, through the quality, innovativeness and cost-effectiveness of its products, has made a notable contribution to the vertical flight industry. The company produces the complete S-76 helicopter for Sikorsky Aircraft… Read more »
Source: Aero Vodochody, 12-Apr-10
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the acquisition of Aviation Service, a world-class provider of modifications and upgrades, avionics and special mission packages, based in Prague, Czech Republic with annual revenues of about $14 million. “Bell is committed to meeting the needs of our European customers; this acquisition allows us to… Read more »
Source: Bell, 27-Feb-10
The government of the Czech Republic has announced it is deploying helicopters to Afghanistan for the first time.
Source: Rotorhub, 18-Dec-09
The Declaration of Intent was signed by the Czech Republic, Albania, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey and the UK. This will provide the necessary political mandate to start mitigating critical utility helicopter shortfalls, particularly in the conduct of ISAF operations in Afghanistan.
Source: ISRIA, 27-Oct-09
CSAR units from across Europe have gathered at Cazaux airbase in South West France for a Combined Joint Personnel Recovery Standardisation Course.
Source: Rotorhub, 18-Sep-09
16-Aug-09 OK-GHA-02 Elisport CH7 NikolÃ¨ice, BÃ¸eclav district, Czech Republic
Source: US Central Command, 08-Jul-09
Source: DefPro, 30-Jun-09
Source: Airliners.net, 02-Jun-09
Source: Sikorsky, 21-Apr-09