European Rotors 2021

Airbus and VRM Switzerland cooperate on H125 virtual reality simulation

Airbus and VRM Switzerland cooperate on H125 virtual reality simulation

26-Nov-2021Source: VRM Switzerland

At the 2021 European Rotors rotorcraft trade show in Cologne, Germany, Airbus Helicopters and VRM Switzerland announced that they have been cooperating during the development phase of the simulator  manufacturer’s H125 full-motion virtual reality simulator, which offers a very realistic rendering and representative pilot experience that will help enhance operational safety. The support was done... Read more

European Rotors 2021 deemed a success

European Rotors 2021 deemed a success

25-Nov-2021Source: European Rotors

The premiere of the new trade fair for rotorcraft, EUROPEAN ROTORS, exceeded the expectations of the organisers: The show floor was completely booked with over 150 exhibitors, the number of visitors had reached the maximum allowed by the authorities and the extensive conference programme was very well received. At EUROPEAN ROTORS there were several world... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DRF Luftrettung pulls out of European Rotors due to COVID

DRF Luftrettung pulls out of European Rotors due to COVID

12-Nov-2021

German rescue operator DRF have issued the following statement “Due to the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic, DRF Luftrettung will not be taking part in the European Rotors trade fair in Cologne on 16–18 November 2021 as previously planned. ‘We truly regret having to take this decision. However, in light of the rising infection... Read more

Airbus to showcase product and service solutions at the first European Rotors

Airbus to showcase product and service solutions at the first European Rotors

11-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

European Rotors, the new rotorcraft exhibition in Cologne from 16-18 November, will enable Airbus Helicopters to reconnect with its customers, partners, suppliers, and other industry players in person. Showgoers will have the opportunity to stop by and learn all about the different initiatives launched by the Company to pioneer sustainable aerospace from the use of... Read more

Countdown for EUROPEAN ROTORS trade fair in Cologne

Countdown for EUROPEAN ROTORS trade fair in Cologne

8-Nov-2021Source: European Rotors

The countdown is on for the premiere of the new EUROPEAN ROTORS trade fair in Cologne (16 to 18 November): Only a few more days, then the show will start. The exhibition hall is fully booked and the extensive and top-class conference programme with over 130 speakers is unparalleled. The first edition of the new... Read more

25 days to EUROPEAN ROTORS – 20 Free passes for HeliHub readers

25 days to EUROPEAN ROTORS – 20 Free passes for HeliHub readers

22-Oct-2021Source: HeliHub.com

In under four weeks time the new EUROPEAN ROTORS event opens for the first time in the German city of Cologne, and will open up the first opportunity for the European helicopter industry to meet and network post-pandemic.  Originally planned for 2020, EUROPEAN ROTORS will open as the second largest event on the global helicopter... Read more

European Rotors reaches 135 exhibitors

European Rotors reaches 135 exhibitors

27-Sep-2021Source: European Rotors

With 135 registered exhibitors, EUROPEAN ROTORS in Cologne (16 to 18 November) is well on course to become the largest helicopter and VTOL event this year. But not only the vast array of exhibitors’ innovations, services and products are likely to meet with an interested audience, the conference programme also has plenty of highlights in... Read more

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