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Chariot Oil & Gas looks for helicopters for Namibian exploration work

Chariot Oil & Gas looks for helicopters for Namibian exploration work

Chariot, in conjunction with its partners AziNam (20%), NAMCOR (10%) and Ignitus (5%), completed acquisition of a 3D seismic survey of approximately 2,600 km2 in February 2016 targeting leads identified in the north-western area of the Central Blocks from approximately 1,700 km of 2D seismic data acquired by the partnership in 2015. The 2016 3D… Read more »

Source: Chariot Oil & Gas, 07-Jun-17

Africa’s first S-76D goes on contract in Namibia

Africa’s first S-76D goes on contract in Namibia

DebMarine Namibia, through its ship-to-shore transporter, Court Helicopters Namibia (CHN), yesterday introduced the first Sikorsky S76D helicopter on the African continent. See Full Story

Source: New Era, 05-Feb-15

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Anti-poaching unit ready to start helicopter patrols

Anti-poaching unit ready to start helicopter patrols

The helicopter arrived last Wednesday at the Palmwag Lodge, which is located on the Uniab River between Kamanjab village and the town of Khorixas. See Full Story

Source: Namibian, 23-Dec-14

11-Apr-14 Harbin H425 Grootfontein, Namibia (5F)

Failed to gain height on flight to Windhoek.  Four killed in accident of 10 POB, fifth died shortly after in hospital according to Facebook page of local press Informanté

11-Apr-14

Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract

Starlite lease in two Bell 412s for Namibia contract

South African operator Starlite Aviation are leasing in two Bell 412s from Falcon Aviation Services in the UAE, with delivery expected imminently.  The pair have been leased in for an initial twelve months to support an offshore oil exploration contract off the coast of Namibia, starting in March 2013.  They will initially be based at… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Feb-13

Namibia Police Air Wing takes delivery of EC145

Namibia Police Air Wing takes delivery of EC145

Namibia’s Ministry of Safety & Security ordered the twin-engined multi-mission helicopter in 2011 to complement NAMPOL’s existing fleet of Eurocopter AS350B3 aircraft.  The EC145 is serial 9533 from the production line (see full story)

Source: DefenceWeb, 23-Sep-12

Namibia: Helicopter hearing postponed to June

Namibia: Helicopter hearing postponed to June

The case in which Rainier Arangies, the owner of the helicopter that was grounded jointly by the Ministry of Works and Transport and the Civil Aviation authority in February following an uproar was postponed to 22 June in the High Court (see full story)

Source: New Era, 24-Apr-12

Namibia Police add EC145 to their fleet of AS350B3s

Namibia Police add EC145 to their fleet of AS350B3s

Namibia’s Ministry of Safety & Security has ordered a Eurocopter EC145 to expand the capabilities and reach of the Namibia Police Force’s (NAMPOL) Air Wing. This new twin-engine helicopter will complement Namibia’s existing fleet of Eurocopter Ecureuil AS350 B3s in providing comprehensive multi-mission civil protection capabilities in one of Africa’s largest countries. Manufacture of the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 10-Aug-11

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Namibia: Oshana authorities divided over helicopter acquisition

Namibia: Oshana authorities divided over helicopter acquisition

Members of the Regional Disaster Risk Management Committee are divided over the proposed acquisition of a helicopter to mitigate future floods and emergencies in the Oshana Region. (Full story)

28-Jul-11

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HAL prepare to hand over six helicopters at Aero India

HAL prepare to hand over six helicopters at Aero India

During Aero India in Bangalore this week, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will hold handover ceremonies for a total of six helicopters.  One Chetak helicopter will be going to the Namibian Air Force.  On Wednesday 9th February, five Dhruv helicopters will be handed over to the Indian Army as the first batch of their recent order…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Feb-11

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Namibia gets its first ever air ambulance

Namibia gets its first ever air ambulance

E-MED Rescue 24 launched the first-ever air ambulance in Windhoek on Thursday – a Bell LongRanger in association with MVA and Expedite Aviation. A second aircraft is planned for Tsumeb to help serve the Northern region of the country

22-Nov-10

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Eurocopter delivers new AS350B3 Namibia’s Police

Eurocopter delivers new AS350B3 Namibia’s Police

Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today delivered an AS350 B3 “Squirrel” to Namibia’s fledgling Police Airwing during a ceremony at the biennial Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) exhibition. This is the Namibian Police’s second helicopter. The Namibia Police Airwing was established in 2009 and has successfully flown its initial AS350 in crime prevention and… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 22-Sep-10

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AFS AW139 inlet barrier filters placed in Namibia

AFS AW139 inlet barrier filters placed in Namibia

Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) and a division of the Aerospace & Defense group, continues to see growing demand for its high-performance engine Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for the AgustaWestland AW139 series helicopter. Certified in late 2009, operators worldwide in offshore energy, corporate, rescue, firefighting and… Read more »

Source: Aerospace Filtration Systems, 26-Jul-10

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18-Nov-09 ZS-PZI Robinson R22 Windhoek, Namibia (1F)

18-Nov-09

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HAL secures $10M Namibian order for Chetak, Cheetah choppers

Source: Domain-B, 16-Jun-09

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Eurocopter delivers Namibia’s first helicopter to newly established Police Airwing

Source: Eurocopter Southern Africa, 07-Feb-09

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