The U.S. Army recently awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LBL), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), four Foreign Military Sales contracts to provide the AH-64E Apache helicopter AN/APG-78 LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) to Morocco, Netherlands, UAE and India Army. “The LBL team is excited to bring… Read more »
Morocco is the 17th country to acquire the Boeing AH-64 Apache through a contract for 24 of the helicopters that was recently signed. Boeing has delivered nearly 2,500 Apache helicopters to 16 nations to date, including the U.S., Netherlands, Greece, United Kingdom, Japan, India, Singapore, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Deliveries to Morocco are expected… Read more »
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of thirty-six (36) AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $4.25 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 19, 2019. The Government of Morocco… Read more »
Morocco is looking into purchasing Apache AH-64 helicopters to update their attack helicopter fleet. This acquisition will help with the regional arms race they have with Algeria, reports North Africa Post.
Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has agreed a lease with Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”), a regional provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, for one Leonardo AW139 helicopter previously operated by CHC, which will go on lease to support of oil and gas operations… Read more »
Helicopter ditched and sank. All three on board were originally reported as rescued by Moroccan military but that later proved incorrect and there were then fears they had been kidnapped after the helicopter was found with an empty liferaft beside it (report). Helicopter was en route from a military exercise in Senegal, bound for the… Read more »
AgustaWestland announced today it has appointed Heliconia Industrie Sarl as an Authorized Service Centre for the AW139 intermediate twin helicopter in Morocco. Heliconia, an official distributor of AgustaWestland commercial helicopters in Morocco since early 2014 with two offshore-configured AW139s already in service and a contract for two additional helicopters, will provide a range of support… Read more »
Crashed on snowy mountainside. Some reports say EC135, but the Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie have both EC135 and EC145 and analysis of the accident photo confirms EC145. Thus the subject aircraft is one of their two EC145s, CN-BZE (9344) or CN-BZF (9369). Reports also differ between the accident being on Saturday 07-Feb-15 and Sunday 08-Feb-15. This… Read more »
Heliconia Aero Solutions Takes Delivery Of TAgustaWestland and Heliconia Aero Solutionsare pleased to announce the delivery of two AW139 intermediate class twin-engine helicopters to perform offshore transport missions in Morocco. The first aircraft has already entered service while the second one will enter operational servicethis week.The contract signed by the customer also included options for… Read more »
Earlier this year, Moroccan and French helicopter operator, Heliconia, was looking for a software solution that could coordinate operations between its bases in France and Morocco in the quickest time possible. At the time, ADSoftware, the French aviation software provider, had just launched its latest Business Intelligence and Data Exchange Technology incorporating Predictive Maintenance applications… Read more »
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Heliconia Aero Solutions, the flagship Company of Heliconia Group in Morocco, are pleased to announce the signing of a Distributorship Agreement for AgustaWestland helicopters models in Morocco. Both companies are also pleased to announce that Heliconia has placed a first order for two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters, plus a number… Read more »
Malaysian based Weststar Aviation continues their international expansion with a direct interest in operations just starting in Morroco. This country represents their third country and the first outside their Far East home region. Weststar Aviation are providing technical assistance to Heliconia Aero Solutions who are operating two AW139s on their Moroccan AOC with each party… Read more »
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Spanish operator Cathelicopters is seeking to restart the scheduled passenger routes between Spain and Morocco.Â The route between the Moroccan city of Ceuta and Algeciras (CÃ¡diz) was inaugurated in July 2010 while the link between Ceuta and Malaga airport dates back to 1996.Â The Catalan company is seeking longer operating hours to make the service… Read more »
Five decades of Eurocopter helicopter operations by the Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie were celebrated today at the 2012 Marrakech Air Show, where a commemorative plaque was presented to the military service. The Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie Air Squadron operates a fleet of Eurocopter rotorcraft that covers the companyâ€™s product range, with an inventory including SA3130 Alouette II,… Read more »
The second half of 2011 saw approximately 1,000 more passengers fly on the scheduled route between Algeciras in Spain and Ceuta in Morroco, which is flown by INAER group company Helisureste using an AgustaWestland AW139.Â Algeciras Heliport, located close to the city of Cadiz, was launched in July 2010 and the first six months of… Read more »
The air traffic controllers’ strike affect the regular line of helicopters between Ceuta and Malaga airport but not the helicopter link between Ceuta and Algeciras (CÃ¡diz), as reported by the head of the Heliport civil.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of three CH-47D CHINOOK Helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistical support for an estimated cost of $134 million
The Algerian ministry of defense signed a contract with Agusta Westland, an Italian company of the Finmeccanica Group, to purchase 100 helicopters of various nomenclatures for its gendarmerie, police, and civil protection agency.