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Eurocopter introduces EC145T2 and EC130T2 to UK with demo flights

Eurocopter introduces EC145T2 and EC130T2 to UK with demo flights

A series of United Kingdom demonstrations with the EC130 T2 and EC145 T2 are providing first-hand experience with these enhanced versions of Eurocopter’s helicopter family for some 100 invitees taking part in flights conducted this week.  [The EC145T2 demonstrator arrived Thursday 19th from Germany via an unscheduled night in Belgium due to the weather en… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Sep-13

Eurocopter UK provides emergency services demo at air tattoo

Eurocopter UK provides emergency services demo at air tattoo

The missions of Eurocopter helicopters will have a starring role in this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) air show, demonstrating the unique capability of its rotorcraft to provide vital police, ambulance, fire and rescue support through the interoperability of equipped UK emergency services. During the RIAT event at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds on… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 18-Jul-13

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AS350B3e “not grounded” after UK accident, says Eurocopter

AS350B3e “not grounded” after UK accident, says Eurocopter

Eurocopter has issued a statement to HeliHub.com after we requested further information on the accident on 19th June of G-ECUK, a very recently delivered AS350B3e helicopter. The statement says this – “Regarding the accident that occurred on June 19 near Oxford in the UK with an AS350 B3e, Eurocopter is, at this stage, not able… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Jun-13

Eurocopter UK reinforces its British private/VIP market leadership

Eurocopter UK reinforces its British private/VIP market leadership

With a series of deliveries, Eurocopter has further extended its lead in Britain’s private/VIP market and once more confirmed the company’s role as Britain’s civil helicopter hub. Two of the rotorcraft are the AS350 B3e evolved members of Eurocopter’s Ecureuil family, while the third is an EC120 B. [Editor note – Eurocopter has already issued… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Apr-13

First AS350B3e delivered to UK market

First AS350B3e delivered to UK market

The AS350B3e, the newest version of Eurocopter’s successful Ecureuil family, is the latest addition to the UK’s important single engine helicopter fleet in Private/Business Aviation. After its entry into service in September 2011, the AS350B3e, the latest version of the powerful 7 seat, 2,3 ton AS350 single engine helicopter family was delivered for the first… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter UK, 02-Apr-13

Eurocopter creates new UK-based PR role

Eurocopter creates new UK-based PR role

Eurocopter has created a new top PR role to help drive comms efforts amid a Civil Aviation Authority ban on its EC225 Super Puma helicopters following North Sea ditching incidents last year (see full story)

Source: PR Week, 09-Mar-13

Eurocopter wins award from UK Ministry of Defence

Eurocopter wins award from UK Ministry of Defence

On 27 November at an award ceremony in Ministry of Defence Main Building, Whitehall, London, Eurocopter UK was presented with a “Recognition of Achievement Award”. Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology (DEST) Philip Dunne MP handed over the award to the Team. These awards recognise and celebrate specific areas of procurement and included for… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 17-Dec-12

Eurocopter UK’s maintenance mission control center ready for Olympics

Eurocopter UK’s maintenance mission control center ready for Olympics

Eurocopter’s new Maintenance Mission Control Center in Oxford, England is setting new standards in operator support – particularly for the security agencies involved in the upcoming London Olympic Games. Located at Oxford Airport and operated by Eurocopter UK, this facility manages more than 2,000 maintenance events per year at Eurocopter bases in Oxford and Hawarden/Wales,… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Jul-12

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Eurocopter UK showcases EC120

Eurocopter UK showcases EC120

UK private operators and owners of light single-engine helicopters are to explore the advantages of Eurocopter’s EC120 during the company’s Discovery Weekend event, to be held at the Oxford Airport facilities of its Eurocopter UK affiliate on May 12. Attendees at the gathering will be given a first-hand look at the EC120 B Colibri in… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 14-May-12

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UK special forces add fifth N3 Dauphin

UK special forces add fifth N3 Dauphin

The UK’s Special Air Service (SAS), the elite unit of the Army Air Corps, has taken delivery of a fifth Eurocopter AS365N3 Dauphin.  Industry sources tell HeliHub.com that the upcoming Olympics in London has inter alia placed additional responsibilities on the SAS, hence the need for the extra aircraft.  It is expected to take up… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Jan-12

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Three years later, Eurocopter UK sells two new EC120s

Three years later, Eurocopter UK sells two new EC120s

In the last few weeks Eurocopter UK has sold not one but two Eurocopter EC120s, both of which have been stored for over three years awaiting a purchaser. Serial 1536 was yesterday registered to Eurocopter UK on the British register as G-CGYL, but arrived at their Oxford base in primer finish by May 2008.  The… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Oct-11

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Eurocopter inaugurates North Sea Service Centre with EC225 simulator at Aberdeen

Eurocopter inaugurates North Sea Service Centre with EC225 simulator at Aberdeen

Eurocopter officially inaugurated its new North Sea Service Centre in Aberdeen, Scotland today, providing a highly capable training, technical support and logistics facility in close proximity to helicopter operators who support the region’s vital oil and gas industry – as well as the emerging wind farm sector.  Eurocopter rotary-wing aircraft constitute the largest helicopter fleet… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter UK, 01-Feb-11

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Military contract fears put 100 jobs at risk at Eurocopter UK

Military contract fears put 100 jobs at risk at Eurocopter UK

Directors at Eurocopter UK, based at Oxford Airport, admitted there is now a 50% chance of the contract to overhaul and upgrade 30 Pumas for the RAF being scrapped, even though work has already started.

Source: Oxford Mail, 27-Sep-10

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Indra working on EC225 simulator for Eurocopter UK

Indra working on EC225 simulator for Eurocopter UK

Indra, the premier IT company in Spain and a leading IT multinational in Europe, is working on the development of a new simulator supporting the EC225 passenger transport helicopter. The simulator will be implemented at Eurocopter UK’s service and training centre in Aberdeen (Scotland). The system, in its final development stage, will back up the… Read more »

Source: Indra, 21-Jul-10

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Eurocopter UK win €750k contract from Ireland’s Garda

Eurocopter UK win €750k contract from Ireland’s Garda

Eurocopter UK Ltd, of Oxford Airport, Kidlington, will support the airframes, engines and auto pilot parts for the two helicopters in the “service-by-the- hour” contract.

Source: Irish Herald, 26-May-10

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PWC Signs FMP(R) Agreement with Eurocopter UK for EC135 Support

PWC Signs FMP(R) Agreement with Eurocopter UK for EC135 Support

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Customer Service Centre (CSC) Europe GmbH, a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney Canada and MTU Aero Engines, has signed a Fleet Management ProgramTM (FMP(R)) agreement with Eurocopter U.K. Ltd. to provide comprehensive maintenance support for six PW206B2-powered EC135 helicopters operated by various United Kingdom (U.K.) Police Air Support Units. “Superior… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 23-Feb-10

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