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Composite Helicopters have accident with second KC 518 Adventourer prototype

Composite Helicopters have accident with second KC 518 Adventourer prototype

10-Nov-2014

New Zealand based Composite Helicopters have unfortunately had an accident with their second flying prototype of their five-seat KC518 Aventourer helicopter.  NZ Herald reports that co-founder Peter Maloney remained on site to see the helicopter put onto a trailer for the short journey back to their base at North Shore airfield, while co-pilot Norbert Idelon... Read more

08-Nov-14 ZK-HOL Composite Helicopters KC518 Silverdale, New Zealand

08-Nov-14 ZK-HOL Composite Helicopters KC518 Silverdale, New Zealand

8-Nov-2014

Emergency field landing on a test flight, ending up with helicopter lying on its side.  Pilot Peter Maloney was attended to on site, while co-pilot Herbert Idelon was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.  Location was two miles north-east of their intended destination – their home base North Shore Airfield.  See also interview... Read more

NZ – Six-seat Composite prototype ditches into Auckland harbour

NZ – Six-seat Composite prototype ditches into Auckland harbour

7-May-2013Source: HeliHub.com

The only flying prototype of the all-composite six-seat helicopter dubbed “Adventourer” has ditched into Auckland Harbour in the channel between North Head and Rangitoto and sunk, bringing the development program to a halt. The salt water will no doubt mean a complete re-build and a significant pause in the development program of the KC518 helicopter being... Read more

07-May-13 ZK-ICM Composite Helicopters KC518 Auckland, New Zealand

07-May-13 ZK-ICM Composite Helicopters KC518 Auckland, New Zealand

7-May-2013

Technical issue forced pilot to ditch prototype 5-place turbine helicopter on a test flight into Auckland Harbour.  Pilot named as company owner Peter Maloney, while the female passenger has not been named... Read more

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