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Heli-Power 2011: Delays for Danish ambitions in Afghanistan

Heli-Power 2011: Delays for Danish ambitions in Afghanistan

Shortages of key components and difficulties in purchasing spare engines for AW101s have limited crew training and delayed preparations by the Danish Air Force to send a pair of aircraft to Helmand towards the end of 2012. (see full story)

Source: Shephard Group, 20-Oct-11

Heli-Power 2011: Teething troubles hamper Dutch NH90s

Heli-Power 2011: Teething troubles hamper Dutch NH90s

The head of the Netherlands Defence Helicopter Command told the Heli-Power 2011 conference that NH90 mean-time-between-failure rate has delayed flight test programme was now delayed by six months. (see full story)

Source: Shephard Group, 20-Oct-11