Oman

Royal Oman Police order Airbus H145

Royal Oman Police order Airbus H145

24-May-2022Source: HeliHub.com

Currently test flying with Airbus Helicopters in Germany is this H145 in the colours of the Royal Oman Police (ROP), although the number of aircraft is not yet known.  This is the operator’s first Airbus product and could be a foot in the door to other Airbus products in due course.  The Omani flag is... Read more

Middle East commercial helicopter potential remains untapped says Bell

Middle East commercial helicopter potential remains untapped says Bell

20-Apr-2016Source: Arabian Aerospace

David Sale, who heads the company’s regional sales for the Middle East and C.I.S., said though the region has a proliferation of helipads on major buildings, particularly in the five-star hotel and resort segment, helicopter travel is held back by a lack of dedicated infrastructure and operating systems. – See full story... Read more

Royal Air Force of Oman launches helicopter exercise

Royal Air Force of Oman launches helicopter exercise

8-Jan-2015Source: Times of Oman

Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) on Monday launched its helicopter exercise at Al Mesanaah air base with the participation of a number of units from Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and Sultan Special Force (SSF). See Full Story... Read more

AgustaWestland AW101 rescues Indian national

AgustaWestland AW101 rescues Indian national

29-Nov-2013Source: HeliHub.com

With the contract to supply twelve AW101s to the Indian Government a hot topic this week, an amazing coincidence gives us the title of the AW101 saving an Indian national. In what appears to be a pleasant coincidence for the manufacturer, the Italian Navy yesterday put out a press release about their latest rescue –... Read more

Alpha Star announces exclusive distribution agreement with Spectrum Aeromed

Alpha Star announces exclusive distribution agreement with Spectrum Aeromed

21-Nov-2013Source: Spectrum Aeromed

ALPHA STAR Aviation Services (operator of Alpha Star Air Ambulance) announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Spectrum Aeromed for exclusive rights to supply all Spectrum Aeromedical Air Ambulance Interior Solutions/Products to customers in the following countries: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, State of Qatar, Kuwait, Kingdom... Read more

Aerogulf hopes to establish Omani operator with local partner

Aerogulf hopes to establish Omani operator with local partner

3-Jul-2013Source: Oman Observer

Discussions aimed at setting up a full-fledged chopper firm in the Sultanate are currently under way with a private Omani company, as well as with government officials.  see full story... Read more

Oman Police celebrate 6,000 flying hours on AW139 fleet

Oman Police celebrate 6,000 flying hours on AW139 fleet

28-Jun-2013Source: Muscat Daily

H E Paola Amadei, the Ambassador of Italy to Oman and Marco Aka, president and chief executive officer of international business of AgustaWestland company were also present at the ceremony. see full story . Photo (c) Copyright of, and used with full permission of, Damiano Gualdoni... Read more

19-Jul-12 Sikorsky MH-53E Muscat, Oman (2F)

19-Jul-12 Sikorsky MH-53E Muscat, Oman (2F)

19-Jul-2012

Helicopter crashed killing 2 of the 5 POB – later named as Senior Chief Aviation Warfare Systems Operator Sean P. Sullivan, 40, of St. Louis, MO, and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Joseph P. Fitzmorris, 31, of West Monroe, LA.  The helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron 15, based in Norfolk, Va and... Read more

19-Jul-12 NH Industries NH90 Muscat, Oman

19-Jul-12 NH Industries NH90 Muscat, Oman

19-Jul-2012

Details unknown, but an MH-53E of US military crashed while recovering the fuselage of this NH90.  Date may be in the few days prior to 19-Aug-12, the date the MH-53 crashed – check YouTube video link below.  Reported in some places as ROAF code “629” but not confirmed... Read more

Delivery of two NH90 to the Royal Air Force of Oman.

Delivery of two NH90 to the Royal Air Force of Oman.

2-Jul-2012Source: NH Industries

NHI is proud to announce the successful delivery of two new NH90 helicopters to the Royal Air Force of Oman. As of today the RAFO operates ten NH90 s out of twenty ordered. These new generation helicopters are among the best equipped helicopters in the region, they are able to fulfill a wide spectrum of... Read more

Royal Air Force of Oman takes delivery of its first NH90

Royal Air Force of Oman takes delivery of its first NH90

30-Jun-2010Source: NH Industries

NHIndustries is pleased to announce the delivery on time of the first batch of two NH90.multipurpose helicopters ordered by the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO). The Certificate of Transfer of both helicopters occurred on June 23 on the Royal Air Force of Oman base of MUSANA after a very demanding 2 months evaluation period... Read more

Gulf Helicopters win short-term offshore contract with Reliance Oil

Gulf Helicopters win short-term offshore contract with Reliance Oil

16-Nov-2009Source: Gulf Times

Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), an associate of Gulf International Services, has entered into a service pact with Reliance Exploration and Production DMCC, a subsidiary of India’s private sector petroleum giant Reliance Industries.... Read more

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