Mexican Air Force

Coldstream Helicopters buys four AS332Ls for $2.75M

Coldstream Helicopters buys four AS332Ls for $2.75M

23-Mar-2021Source: HeliHub.com

The Mexican Air Force has been trying to sell a number of Government aircraft for some years, and recently held the next attempt with an auction that closed on 4th March. In the sale were 19 aircraft, including six fixed wing – two Boeings, two Learjet 31s and two light Cessna twins. The other 13... Read more

Airbus signs largest HCare Smart contracts

Airbus signs largest HCare Smart contracts

6-Apr-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Both the Brazilian Armed Forces and the Mexican Air Force have placed their trust in Airbus Helicopters’ HCare Smart by the hour maintenance programs for a total contract value of more than 125 million euros.   The contract with the Brazilian Armed Forces covers the entirety of the 50 H225Ms currently on order, of which... Read more

07-Aug-17 Sikorsky UH-60 Nuevo Leon, Mexico

07-Aug-17 Sikorsky UH-60 Nuevo Leon, Mexico

7-Aug-2017

Blown over on its starboard side in strong winds while parked on the ramp – photo... Read more

SIkorsky awarded another $85M for work on Mexican UH-60Ms

SIkorsky awarded another $85M for work on Mexican UH-60Ms

1-Jun-2016Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a not to exceed $85,286,000 modification (P00243) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Mexico) for retrofitting UH-60M helicopters to full operational capability.  Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2019.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount... Read more

Bell delivers last of 15 407GXPs to Mexican Air Force

Bell delivers last of 15 407GXPs to Mexican Air Force

28-Mar-2016Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the final delivery of the 15th Bell 407GXP to the Mexican Air Force (FAM). The contract was awarded in March 2015, and the Bell 407GXP fleet is currently supporting the FAM’s parapublic missions across the region. As the primary aircraft operating branch of the Mexican... Read more

Russian Helicopters complete repair of 19 Mi-17s for Mexican Air Force

Russian Helicopters complete repair of 19 Mi-17s for Mexican Air Force

29-Oct-2015Source: Russian Helicopters

[electronic translation] The Aircraft Repair Plant in Novosibirsk (NARP for its acronym in English), which is part of Russian Helicopters and Rostec Corporation, has completed the repair of 19 military helicopters transport Mi-17 belonging to the Air Force of Mexico. The agreement between countries to enter to repair helicopters, took place on October 8 this... Read more

Mexico requests three UH-60M in total package worth $110M

Mexico requests three UH-60M in total package worth $110M

17-Mar-2015Source: DSCA

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on March 16, 2015. The... Read more

Mexican Air Force signs for 15 Bell 407GXs

Mexican Air Force signs for 15 Bell 407GXs

2-Mar-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the sale of 15 Bell 407GXs to the Mexican Air Force (FAM) with deliveries to begin this year. The aircraft will be configured for a variety of parapublic missions. “We are extremely pleased to provide the Mexican Air Force with such a high performing and reliable aircraft,” said... Read more

Sikorsky wins $203M order for 18 UH-60Ms for Mexico

Sikorsky wins $203M order for 18 UH-60Ms for Mexico

15-Sep-2014Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $203,569,092 modification (P00179) to firm-fixed-price contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to procure 18 Green UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters, and 18 foreign military sales Green government furnished property to contractor furnished property, to support the Mexican Air Force. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $203,569,092 were obligated at the... Read more

Mexico upgrading 21 Mi-8 and Mi-17s

Mexico upgrading 21 Mi-8 and Mi-17s

14-Jul-2014Source: Helihub.com

The Russian website Lenta.RU is reporting that Mexico is gradually shipping the older examples of Mi-8 and Mi-17 helicopters to Russian Helicopters for unspecified upgrades.  It is assumed that the 19 Mi-17s come from the batches delivered in 1996 and 1998, when they took a total of 24 examples.  Around the same time Mexico acquired... Read more

31-Jan-14 1417 Bell 212 Reynosa, Mexico (1F)

31-Jan-14 1417 Bell 212 Reynosa, Mexico (1F)

31-Jan-2014

Unspecifiedl accident inside military base, killing one and injuring the other two occupants... Read more

10-Aug-11 1632 Bell B206 Zoh Laguna, Mexico

10-Aug-11 1632 Bell B206 Zoh Laguna, Mexico

10-Aug-2011

Public Security reported that it learned of this incident that injured the pilot, copilot and mechanic, who were admitted to General Hospital Xpujil... Read more

US donates two Bell 412s to Mexican Air Force

US donates two Bell 412s to Mexican Air Force

11-Nov-2010Source: Milenio

The 412s are unarmed and intended for transport and reconnaissance operations... Read more

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