FIDAE 2014

Bolivian Air Force orders two more EC145s

Bolivian Air Force orders two more EC145s

31-Mar-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Among the announcements at FIDAE 2014 was the Bolivian Air Force’s order for two more EC145s.  They will be operated to support natural disasters, fire support, medical evacuations, supply in isolated areas and the transfer of government personnel. The new order includes pilot training, technical assistance and a logistic package of tools and spare parts... Read more

Airbus Helicopters delivers EC155 to Chilean corporate owner

Airbus Helicopters delivers EC155 to Chilean corporate owner

30-Mar-2014Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopter delivered an EC155 B1 to a private client on March 26 during the FIDAE airshow in Santiago, Chile. A member of the Dauphin family, the EC155 B1 is poised to set the new standard for comfort and style in private aviation in Latin America, one of the world’s most important helicopter markets for... Read more

Chile takes delivery of the first Cougar AS532 ALe

Chile takes delivery of the first Cougar AS532 ALe

30-Mar-2014Source: Airbus

The Chilean Army, Ejército de Chile, took delivery of the world’s first Cougar AS532 ALe on Tuesday, March 25 at the FIDAE International Air and Space Fair in Santiago, Chile. This new aircraft is the latest member of the Cougar family and features the same four-axis autopilot and glass cockpit as the EC225. It is... Read more

Russian Helicopters to deliver over 40 helicopters to Latin America

Russian Helicopters to deliver over 40 helicopters to Latin America

27-Mar-2014Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed contracts with countries across Latin America in 2013 for 41 helicopters to be delivered in 2014-2016. The Latin American market is one of the largest and fastest growing anywhere in the world, and Russian Helicopters sees it as a strategic priority for growing... Read more

Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

27-Mar-2014Source: Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins recently delivered its HF-9087D radio to Helibras, marking the first radio manufactured and delivered by the company’s Brazil facility. “We believe this is the first of many radios that we will manufacture and deliver here in Brazil as we continue to increase our investment and presence in country, while adding jobs and transferring... Read more

Russian helicopter fleet posts solid growth in Latin America

Russian helicopter fleet posts solid growth in Latin America

27-Mar-2014Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has seen sustainable growth in demand from Latin America, which is home to one of the largest fleets of Russian-built helicopters in the world – and one that is continuing to expand. “The fleet of Russian-built helicopters in Latin America has grown by 6%... Read more

Sikorsky launches partnership in Trinidad and Tobago

Sikorsky launches partnership in Trinidad and Tobago

26-Mar-2014Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further explore Sikorsky’s potential participation in the Trinidad and Tobago Aviation Institute, scheduled to open in September. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), made the announcement during the FIDAE International Air and Space Fair here in Santiago. Under... Read more

AW139M to fly South American demo tour next week

AW139M to fly South American demo tour next week

26-Mar-2014Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that an Italian Air Force AW139M is about to start a four week demonstration tour throughout South America following its appearance at FIDAE 2014 in Chile this week. During the demonstration tour, which will start in Chile, a number of government customers will have the opportunity to... Read more

Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at FIDAE 2014

Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at FIDAE 2014

26-Mar-2014Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase new models including the Mi-171A2 and Ka-32A11BC at the 18th International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE 2014) on 25-30 March in the Chilean capital Santiago. The company’s display can be found at stand D70. In collaboration with Rosoboronexport, Russian Helicopters will also present the multirole Mi-35M military transport helicopter.... Read more

Airbus Helicopters highlights its strong footprint and range in Latin America at FIDAE

Airbus Helicopters highlights its strong footprint and range in Latin America at FIDAE

25-Mar-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

For the first time in Latin America under its new branding, Airbus Helicopters will display its efficient and adapted product line-up at next week’s FIDAE International Air and Space Fair, featuring rotorcraft flown by a cross-section of Latin American operators to underscore the company’s leadership in this portion of the world. Maintaining an overall 40... Read more

Government FastFin Sales Soar at BLR Aerospace

Government FastFin Sales Soar at BLR Aerospace

25-Mar-2014Source: BLR Aerospace

Government and military sales of FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability Systems are taking off, up 30 percent over two years, officials at BLR Aerospace say. Some 200 of the 600 FastFin Systems in operation worldwide are flown for government or military missions. Recent sales to the UK Ministry of Defense (four Bell 412 systems... Read more

AgustaWestland at FIDAE 2014

AgustaWestland at FIDAE 2014

21-Mar-2014Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, attends FIDAE 2014 showing an Italian Air Force AW139M intermediate twin and a single engine AW119Ke for firefighting applications operated by FAASA, thus showcasing both military and parapublic capabilities. The company has a longstanding and well established presence in South America with the sale of hundreds of helicopters for both civil... Read more

Airbus Group at FIDAE 2014

Airbus Group at FIDAE 2014

21-Mar-2014Source: Airbus Group

Airbus Group will have a major presence at the 18th edition of the FIDAE air show from the 25-30 March 2014 at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport. The Group, which is taking part in the show for the first time under its new name, will feature its three Divisions: Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus... Read more

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