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Ecocopter starts new Patagonia heliskiing season

Ecocopter starts new Patagonia heliskiing season

22-Nov-2022Source: Ecocopter

Heliskiing is an adventure sport in which the athlete performs off-piste descents using skis or board, enjoying the virgin snow in places where the lifts simply do not reach. This is where Ecocopter fulfills a fundamental mission to take extreme sportsmen to unique and inhospitable places in the middle of the mountain.  The adventurers are... Read more

ITC-AeroLeasing Leases Another EC225

ITC-AeroLeasing Leases Another EC225

27-Sep-2022Source: ITC-AeroLeasing

  ITC-AeroLeasing is pleased to announce another successful Eurocopter EC225LP lease transaction with a US-based operator -and longstanding client of ITC. This utility-configured heavy lift helicopter will be operated for government missions worldwide. “This transaction shows our continued commitment to our customer and ongoing trust in the EC225, which has been developed over several years... Read more

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter

21-Sep-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region. With this agreement, the partners will explore and define launch... Read more

Ecocopter to offset carbon footprint in South American operations

Ecocopter to offset carbon footprint in South American operations

19-Aug-2022Source: Ecocopter

  The carbon footprint was born as a measure to quantify and generate an indicator of the impact that an activity or process has on climate change.  In order to face the planetary environmental threat, Ecocopter is committed to compensate its carbon footprint and contribute with actions to the care and protection of the environment... Read more

Ecocopter supporting 5G roll-out in Chile

Ecocopter supporting 5G roll-out in Chile

12-May-2022Source: Ecocopter

  The 5G network will be the most transformative communications technology of this generation, enabling a universe of new services, as it is up to 90% more efficient per unit of traffic than its 4G predecessors. However, they require much more power due to the higher network density with new frequencies, which means that new... Read more

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

10-Mar-2022Source: Ecocopter

Ecocopter has ordered three H125s and one H145 to be used for aerial work missions in a variety of industrial sectors. The helicopters will be delivered by the end of 2022 and mid-2023 respectively, and will join Ecocopter’s fleet of 18 helicopters, solely composed of Airbus aircraft, and which carry out operations in Chile, Peru... Read more

Milestone delivers H145 to Ecocopter Ecuador

Milestone delivers H145 to Ecocopter Ecuador

9-Mar-2022Source: Milestone Aviation

The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing announced the delivery of an Airbus H145 helicopter to Ecocopter Ecuador, a leading South American operator. Located at Ecocopter’s base in Quito, the aircraft will be the first of its type to be based in Ecuador and will be deployed on missions across... Read more

Ecocopter launches powerline insulator washing service

Ecocopter launches powerline insulator washing service

4-Mar-2022Source: Ecocopter

The more than 18 years of experience of Ecocopter in the aeronautical industry, a company that has the largest and most modern fleet of helicopters in the southern cone, joins the trajectory of bbosch, a company with more than 60 years of excellence in the metal-mechanical industry and electrical infrastructure and development, in order to... Read more

Chile – Ecocopter adds second Airbus H145

Chile – Ecocopter adds second Airbus H145

17-Feb-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

In Chile, there was only one aircraft of this type acquired by Ecocopter, the first national company to incorporate this “colossus of the air” to its modern fleet. However, the Chilean company, the only operator of this helicopter in the country, added a second H145 that began operations to provide multipurpose services.  This twin-engine aircraft,... Read more

Ecocopter adds ninth Airbus H125

Ecocopter adds ninth Airbus H125

8-Feb-2022Source: Ecocopter

The H125 is a member of the robust and proven Airbus family. Some 6,500 members (H125, H130, H135, H145, H155) are operating in nearly 120 countries for almost 2,000 operators. Together, these helicopters have accumulated more than 33 million flight hours.  The H125 has been the undisputed leader in its class for at least 30... Read more

Ecocopter playing a role in volcano monitoring in Chile 

Ecocopter playing a role in volcano monitoring in Chile 

6-Jan-2022Source: Ecocopter

Chile is one of the countries with the largest number of volcanoes on the planet. Being located in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, there are about 3,000 volcanoes in an extension of 4,300 kilometers of continental land, in addition to the Antarctic and insular territory. That is why, from time to time, columns of... Read more

Ecocopter stand prepared for 2021-22 forest fire season in Chile

Ecocopter stand prepared for 2021-22 forest fire season in Chile

15-Dec-2021

Experts agree that there will be above-normal temperature conditions and below-normal rainfall, which implies that the fuel – the vegetation – will have much drier characteristics and this evidently contributes to a greater frequency and extension of forest fires that will break out in the central-southern area of the country. Faced with this worrying forecast,... Read more

Ecocopter joins fleet to fight forest fires in Chile 

Ecocopter joins fleet to fight forest fires in Chile 

6-Oct-2021Source: Ecocopter

The commune of Til Til is on red alert due to the voracious forest fire in the area, where there are five helicopters and four airplanes flying over the area to extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading. In addition to this, there is the Los Vilos fire, active since Monday. Climate change, the... Read more

Second Airbus H145 arrives in Chile for Ecocopter

Second Airbus H145 arrives in Chile for Ecocopter

9-Aug-2021Source: Ecocopter

[electronic translation] Three years ago, the H145 was the world’s market leader in light twin-engine helicopter sales. In Chile, there is only one aircraft of this type to date, and it belongs to Ecocopter, the first national firm to incorporate this “titan of the air” with cutting-edge technology into its “air squad”. However, the Chilean... Read more

Ecocopter implements Flight Data Monitoring across whole fleet

Ecocopter implements Flight Data Monitoring across whole fleet

24-Jun-2021Source: Ecocopter

The technology in world aeronautics advances and develops in a dizzying way with rapid and profound changes aimed at providing the greatest safety. Thus, in recent times, the use of data and monitoring has developed transversely from operation to maintenance. Flight safety aims, in addition to safeguarding human lives, to know the causes of a... Read more

Ecocopter implements the FDM System in 100% of its Latam Fleet

Ecocopter implements the FDM System in 100% of its Latam Fleet

7-Jun-2021

The technology in world aeronautics advances and develops in a vertiginous way with rapid and profound changes aimed at providing the greatest safety. Thus, in recent times, the use of data and monitoring has developed transversely from operation to maintenance. Flight safety aims, in addition to safeguarding human lives, to know the causes of a... Read more

Ecocopter invests in IRIS Flight Data Monitoring

Ecocopter invests in IRIS Flight Data Monitoring

20-May-2021Source: Ecocopter

Ecocopter, a leader in rotorcraft operations in South America (Chile, Perú, and Ecuador), continues to invest in safety despite falling energy prices and the sudden impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. As most helicopter operators tighten their financial belts and defer safety initiatives to what everyone hopes are better and more profitable times ahead, Ecocopter did... Read more

Waypoint Places H145 with Ecocopter Chile

Waypoint Places H145 with Ecocopter Chile

8-Nov-2017Source: Waypoint Leasing

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has completed a lease transaction for one H145 helicopter to Ecocopter in Chile to be used in support of the operator’s wide range of utility work.  The lease transaction marks Waypoint’s 14th H145 delivery and the entry of the... Read more

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

23-Nov-2016Source: Frasca

Frasca International, Inc. (Frasca) announced today that Ecocopter, Santiago, Chile has taken delivery of their Frasca built EC-135 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD) at their flight training facility located at the Eulogio Sanchez Airport in Santiago. This is the first of two Helicopter FTDs that Frasca will be providing to EcoCopter. The second device, an AS350B FTD... Read more

23-Feb-15 CC-AFR Airbus AS350B3 Yungay, Chile

23-Feb-15 CC-AFR Airbus AS350B3 Yungay, Chile

23-Feb-2015

Tail rotor hit rock during firefighting work on approach to land to pick up a forest fire brigade team... Read more

Chile – Ecocopter prepares for new ENAP offshore contract

Chile – Ecocopter prepares for new ENAP offshore contract

27-Nov-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Chilean operator Ecocopter is preparing for a new contract with ENAP (Empresa Nacional del Petróleo), the national petroleum company, which starts on 1st December. The company has ferried two EC135s and an AS350B3 down south to Punta Arenas – the South American continent’s southerly-most town.  From here, the three will support offshore rigs in the... Read more

Eurocopter recognises Ecocopter for operations in Chile and Peru

Eurocopter recognises Ecocopter for operations in Chile and Peru

7-Mar-2013Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter kicked off day 2 of Heli-Expo with a ceremony recognizing Ecocopter, the largest Eurocopter commercial operator in Chile, for 10 years of operation in Chile and Peru. On the occasion, Dominique Andréani, commercial director of Eurocopter Cono Sur, presented Ecocopter President Eduardo Ergas and CEO Fernando Kogan with a commemorative plaque as well as... Read more

Chile – Ecocopter implements iPad across its fleet

Chile – Ecocopter implements iPad across its fleet

4-Jul-2012Source: Ecocopter

[Electronic translation]  Among its applications is a navigation system with aeronautical maps, airport information, radio aids, weight balance, video security briefings, and others. Ecocopter again make a difference in service, through the incorporation of iPad2s in their helicopters with the latest technology that allow these tablets. The tool offers a great application platform utility that allows... Read more

Ecocopter seals alliance with Erickson Air-Crane

Ecocopter seals alliance with Erickson Air-Crane

11-Jan-2012Source: Ecocopter

(Electronic translation from Spanish) Barry Kaplan, Director of Business Development for South America Air-Crane Erickson expects strong industry growth in the next decade. Peru Ecocopter sealed a powerful alliance with Erickson Air-Crane (EAC), a strategic partner in the market for oil, gas, mining and energy. With it will be possible to have in Peru with... Read more

7-Jan-09 CC-CGE Eurocopter AS350B3 Casa de Piedra, Las Heras, Argentina

7-Jan-09 CC-CGE Eurocopter AS350B3 Casa de Piedra, Las Heras, Argentina

7-Jan-2009

7-Jan-09 CC-CGE Eurocopter AS350B3 Casa de Piedra, Las Heras, Argentina... Read more

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