Faasa Aviacion

Chilean prosecutor accuses three operators of collusion

Chilean prosecutor accuses three operators of collusion

6-May-2021

The National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) filed a complaint before the Competition Tribunal (TDLC) against three helicopter companies in the forest firefighting market, as well as two executives who facilitated the coordination and execution of anti-competitive agreements. The corporations are Calquín Helicopters SpA (Calquín), Inaer Helicopter Chile S.A. (Inaer), and Pegasus South America Servicios Integrales... Read more

Faasa Aviation wins 12 month extension to firefighting contract in Andalucia

Faasa Aviation wins 12 month extension to firefighting contract in Andalucia

2-Jan-2018Source: Andalucia Government

(Electronic translation) The Governing Council has authorized the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning an expense of 14.57 million euros for the extension , for one year, of the hiring of helicopters for the fight against forest fires , with the company Faasa aviation . This lot, whose validity ends next December 31, is one... Read more

Milestone leases two Bell 412s to FAASA for firefighting

Milestone leases two Bell 412s to FAASA for firefighting

5-Oct-2017Source: Milestone Aviation

Milestone Aviation Group (“Milestone”), announced today that it has entered into an agreement to lease two B412SP helicopters to FAASA Aviacion S.A. of Spain to support their expanded firefighting services. The two helicopters owned by Milestone, the global leader in helicopter leasing, were previously on lease to a Brazilian operator and utilized in oil and... Read more

Long Standing Bell Customer Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Long Standing Bell Customer Celebrates 50th Anniversary

19-Dec-2016Source: Bell Helicopters

We had the honor of celebrating the 50th anniversary of our long-time customer FAASA. FAASA has been a Bell Helicopter customer since the early 1980s operating a fleet comprised of a variety of Bell helicopters. The current fleet conducts a variety of missions including, aerial work, external loading, fire fighting, passenger transport and medical evacuation.... Read more

13-Sep-14 EC-KSD AgustaWestland AW119 Alpera, Spain (1F)

13-Sep-14 EC-KSD AgustaWestland AW119 Alpera, Spain (1F)

13-Sep-2014

Pilot killed in crash on firefighting ops – Type and operator confirmed by this report.  Registration confirmed from photo on this page – enlarged here.  Pilot named as Fernando Baraza on this tribute page... Read more

Spanish operator FAASA becomes approved training organisation

Spanish operator FAASA becomes approved training organisation

9-Jun-2014Source: FAASA

[electronic translation] The Spanish Agency for Aviation, EASA Safety Certified last April Pilot School Business Group, FAASA. Approval as ATO (Approved Training Organization) E-ATO-107, allows the center to accommodate the rules of formation flight training organizations referred to in the European legislation Jar – FCL. This approval allows the Centre to continue its offering training for helicopter... Read more

30-Dec-13 EC-LRD AgustaWestland AW119Ke Malleco, Chile

30-Dec-13 EC-LRD AgustaWestland AW119Ke Malleco, Chile

30-Dec-2013

Badly burned in arson attack while parked.  Gang unsuccessfully attempted same on a second helicopter parked nearby... Read more

19-Sep-11 EC-JRY Agusta-Bell 412 La Peza, Spain (3F)

19-Sep-11 EC-JRY Agusta-Bell 412 La Peza, Spain (3F)

19-Sep-2011

Firefighting helicopter on ferry flight.  High momentum terrain impact, fire followed.... Read more

Spain's FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

Spain's FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

24-Feb-2010Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that FAASA Group of Spain has taken delivery of an additional four AW119Ke single engine helicopters for fire-fighting missions. The handover brings the number of AW119Kes in service with this operator to twenty units making FAASA Group one of the largest operators of this model in the... Read more

Spain’s FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

Spain’s FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

24-Feb-2010Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that FAASA Group of Spain has taken delivery of an additional four AW119Ke single engine helicopters for fire-fighting missions. The handover brings the number of AW119Kes in service with this operator to twenty units making FAASA Group one of the largest operators of this model in the... Read more

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