East TImor

Babcock sold offshore operation to CHC for just £10M ($14M)

Babcock sold offshore operation to CHC for just £10M ($14M)

2-Sep-2021

Stock exchange returns by parent company Babcock International Group plc reveal that the company realised just £10 Million (US$13.79 at today’s rate) from the disposal of its offshore helicopter operations to CHC.  The release below refers to “about 30 aircraft” – and our sister organisation Parapex Media says it is exactly 30, made up as... Read more

CHC completes acquisition of Babcock Offshore operations

CHC completes acquisition of Babcock Offshore operations

1-Sep-2021Source: CHC

HeliHub.com editor note.  Ahead of reading this press release, please bear in mind that the UK Competition and Markets Authority still has an open investigation into this transaction – and hence one paragraph has been emboldened by us. The CMA has confirmed to HeliHub.com that their Initial Enforcement Order prevents the two organisations being integrated  ... Read more

Babcock Australasia reports successful first year of H175 operations

Babcock Australasia reports successful first year of H175 operations

13-Mar-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Babcock Australasia, the aerospace and defence company, is celebrating its first year of Airbus H175 helicopter operations in Timor Leste after clocking up nearly 1400 flights providing offshore aviation services for their oil and gas customer. The company, which operates two H175s on personnel transport, search and rescue, and medevac duties in the Timor Sea... Read more

Four CHC engineers become first to be approved in East Timor

Four CHC engineers become first to be approved in East Timor

8-Jun-2016Source: CHC

Four aircraft engineers working for CHC Helicopter in Dili have become the first Timorese to earn their Diploma of Aeroskills and meet stringent Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) license accreditation requirements. The four engineers work at CHC’s operations in Dili, Timor-Leste which provide passenger transfer services to oil and gas operations in the Timor Sea... Read more

MD Helicopters appoints sales representative for South East Asia

MD Helicopters appoints sales representative for South East Asia

25-Apr-2016Source: MD Helicopters

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

Australia sends 15th rotation to East Timor

Australia sends 15th rotation to East Timor

14-Feb-2011Source: Australian DoD

After a successful six months serving with the International Stabilisation Force (ISF), the men and women of Timor Leste Aviation Group – rotation 14 (TLAG 14) have returned home to Australia. The troops and their Black Hawk helicopters have been replaced by TLAG 15. Whilst assigned to the ISF, the S-70A-9 Black Hawk helicopters made... Read more

Australian Helicopter exercise increases East Timor Defence Force capability

Australian Helicopter exercise increases East Timor Defence Force capability

12-May-2010Source: Australian Dept of Defence

International Stabilisation Force (ISF) soldiers have conducted a Tactical Rotary Wing Exercise (TACREX) to enhance the capability of the East Timor Defence Force (F-FDTL). Elements of the ISF and the F-FDTL simulated a joint company assault by helicopter on an abandoned prison complex in Manatuto, with soldiers from Brisbane-based Alpha Company, 8/9 Battalion, The Royal... Read more

9-Feb-09  Sikorsky UH-60 Dili Airport, East TImor

9-Feb-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Dili Airport, East TImor

9-Feb-2009

9-Feb-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Dili Airport, East TImor... Read more

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