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Milestone leases world’s first operational S-76D to National Helicopter Services

Milestone leases world’s first operational S-76D to National Helicopter Services

26-Feb-2014Source: Milestone Aviation Group

Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that it has financed the delivery of a Sikorsky S-76D to Trinidad and Tobago’s National Helicopter Services Limited (NHSL). The NHSL, which is a joint venture between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and The National Gas Company of... Read more

Honeywell Fleet Tracking System Certified For S-76, AW139, AS350

Honeywell Fleet Tracking System Certified For S-76, AW139, AS350

26-Feb-2014Source: Honeywell

Sky Connect Tracker III is the first system that enables simultaneous worldwide automated tracking, text messaging and voice capabilities to improve crew and passenger safety and increase aircraft availability. The all-in-one voice, text and tracking system from Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificates for the Sikorsky S-76, AgustaWestland AW139 and Airbus AS350 rotorcraft platforms.... Read more

Sikorsky announces S-76D Entry Into Service program

Sikorsky announces S-76D Entry Into Service program

25-Feb-2014Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its Entry Into Service program for the S-76D™ line of aircraft. The S-76D Entry into Service program includes customer training, service, support and focused customer communication, as well as the tracking of customer fleet analytics. “The S-76D aircraft is Sikorsky’s first new commercial product launch since 2004. We’re excited about... Read more

Zoning approval gives green light for MYU Helicopters new heliport

Zoning approval gives green light for MYU Helicopters new heliport

18-Feb-2014Source: Nola.com

St Charles Parish Council voted yesterday 6-3 to approve a zoning change which paves the way for MYU Helicopters to build a new heliport at Luling, Louisiana See full story... Read more

Turbomeca extends support contract with Travira Air in Indonesia

Turbomeca extends support contract with Travira Air in Indonesia

12-Feb-2014Source: Turbomeca

During Singapore Airshow, Turbomeca (Safran) announced its agreement with Indonesia’s PT Travira Air for a Customer Support agreement extending a “Support By The Hour” (SBH®) contract for five more years. The €5.7 million ($9.5 million) contract covers a total of 20 engines (Arriel 1D1, 2S1, 2S2 and 1S1), including spares, fitted to seven Sikorsky S76... Read more

07-Feb-14 N591AK Sikorsky S76B West 30th Heliport, US-New York

07-Feb-14 N591AK Sikorsky S76B West 30th Heliport, US-New York

7-Feb-2014

Tail rotor struck fence while taxying... Read more

MYU Helicopters heliport plan faces challenges from neighbours

MYU Helicopters heliport plan faces challenges from neighbours

4-Feb-2014

Already operating out of the back yard behind his house (with two S76s and three B407s), Tim Mayeux is facing difficulties from the owner of a business park (away from the residential area) where he would like to build a new $3M heliport.  See full story... Read more

31-Jan-14 N80GH Sikorsky S76A Fort Lauderdale, US-Florida

31-Jan-14 N80GH Sikorsky S76A Fort Lauderdale, US-Florida

31-Jan-2014

Main rotor blades struck hangar while taxying... Read more

ORNGE cuts 25 jobs in management shake-up

ORNGE cuts 25 jobs in management shake-up

30-Jan-2014Source: Toronto Star

A dramatic restructuring at ORNGE has eliminated 25 senior jobs as managers take a broom to the costly legacy of former boss Chris Mazza and his global ambitions for the air ambulance operator – see full story... Read more

Rumours of Sikorsky sell-off exaggerated – for now…

Rumours of Sikorsky sell-off exaggerated – for now…

29-Jan-2014Source: Forbes

The aerospace sector has been awash in rumours over the last week that United Technologies would sell or spin off its Sikorsky helicopter unit  See full story... Read more

First S-76D delivered – to Bristow Helicopters

First S-76D delivered – to Bristow Helicopters

6-Jan-2014Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it delivered its first fully configured S-76D™ helicopter, the latest in the long and highly successful Sikorsky S-76® commercial aircraft family, to the Bristow Group Inc. in December. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The delivery follows an announcement in March 2013 that Bristow would acquire up to... Read more

Helicopter Museum seeks “venerable beast” Alouette III, and more

Helicopter Museum seeks “venerable beast” Alouette III, and more

3-Jan-2014Source: HeliHub.com

The Helicopter Museum at Weston-super-Mare, UK, is seeking two particular aircraft to expand what is already a most impressive line-up of helicopters. In a posting on a popular forum website, the user heli1 – widely believed to be the Chairman of the Museum’s Trustees, Elfan ap Rees – posted a request initially for an Alouette... Read more

Profile – Danny Sitnam, President and CEO of Helijet

Profile – Danny Sitnam, President and CEO of Helijet

1-Jan-2014Source: Vancouver Sun

When Danny Sitnam started a scheduled passenger helicopter service between Vancouver and Victoria 27 years ago, a potential partner told him it was the stupidest idea ever. Sitnam went for it anyway.  See full story... Read more

British Columbia EMS helicopters to carry blood

British Columbia EMS helicopters to carry blood

23-Dec-2013Source: BCAS

Trauma patients who require blood transfusions on air ambulances will now have timelier access to blood products and improved medical outcomes, thanks to a new program announced today. “When patients require an emergency blood transfusion their condition is critical and time is of the essence,” said Health Minister Terry Lake. “This new program is a... Read more

22-Dec-13 C-GIMV Sikorsky S76 Gillies Township, Canada

22-Dec-13 C-GIMV Sikorsky S76 Gillies Township, Canada

22-Dec-2013

The helicopter entered a high hover to blow away snow accumulation at the scene. During the manoeuvre a white out condition was created. The main rotor contacted trees. Control of the helicopter was maintained and a landing was performed immediately. There were no injuries. The helicopter sustained damage to all 4 rotor blades.... Read more

Gama Aviation Exhibiting at Heli UK Expo 2014

Gama Aviation Exhibiting at Heli UK Expo 2014

20-Dec-2013Source: Heli UK Expo

Gama Aviation has confirmed their attendance at the Heli UK Expo at Sywell Aerodrome, from 3rd – 4th June 2014. Gama Engineering Ltd. has earned a reputation for excellence in the field of aircraft and helicopter maintenance and support. Fully validated by both their EASA/FAR Part 145 approval status in addition to their full turn-key EASA Part 21J design, Part 21G... Read more

RUAG Aviation opens new S76 facility in Sion, Switzerland

RUAG Aviation opens new S76 facility in Sion, Switzerland

19-Dec-2013Source: Ruag Aviation

In a move to further improve support for its international customers, RUAG Aviation is establishing a new helicopter facility at Sion Airport in western Switzerland. Launching in early 2014, the facility will initially focus primarily on the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. Further helicopter types may subsequently be added to the portfolio.... Read more

Wheels Up announces official partnership with HeliFlite

Wheels Up announces official partnership with HeliFlite

15-Dec-2013Source: Wheels Up

Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up, the revolutionary membership-based private aviation company and Kurt Carlson, CEO of HeliFlite, a full-service helicopter operator offering on-demand charter, have jointly announced a partnership providing Wheels Up members access to HeliFlite’s fleet of Bell 430 and Sikorsky S-76 executive-class helicopters for transfers between Manhattan and Tri-state area airports, effective... Read more

12-Dec-13 9M-STE Sikorsky S76 Bintulu, Malaysia

12-Dec-13 9M-STE Sikorsky S76 Bintulu, Malaysia

12-Dec-2013

S76 with two pilots and six passengers ditches in sea.  All 8 rescued by passing boat.  Passengers were working for Petronas Carigali, and Police said they were from France, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Canada... Read more

05-Dec-13 N707MY Sikorsky S76B Port Fourchon, US-Louisiana

05-Dec-13 N707MY Sikorsky S76B Port Fourchon, US-Louisiana

5-Dec-2013

Heavy wheel-up landing following sudden wind-shift on take-off... Read more

ORNGE endangered helicopter pilots, federal probe says

ORNGE endangered helicopter pilots, federal probe says

20-Nov-2013Source: Toronto Star

ORNGE failed to ensure the safety of its helicopter operations and endangered its pilots, federal investigators say in a damning indictment that orders immediate changes at the medical transport agency. See full story... Read more

NZ – New Chairman appointed at Northland Emergency Services Trust

NZ – New Chairman appointed at Northland Emergency Services Trust

18-Nov-2013

Appointment follows the resignation of founding head John Bain Bain , whose commitment to NEST extends 25 years, where he was an instrumental part in establishing the dedicated rescue helicopter service for people in Northland.  See full story... Read more

16-Nov-13 HL9294 Sikorsky S76C++ Gangam, Korea (2F)

16-Nov-13 HL9294 Sikorsky S76C++ Gangam, Korea (2F)

16-Nov-2013

Hit all apartment building in poor visibility. Fell to ground, killing both pilots... Read more

New operator Atlantic Aviation starts offshore flights in Nigeria

New operator Atlantic Aviation starts offshore flights in Nigeria

5-Nov-2013Source: Daily TImes

Atlantic Aviation, an indigenous company wholly owned by Jagal Group with technical service support given by CHC, completed its first commercial offshore flight for Total Exploration &Production Nigeria Limited off the Nigerian coast.  See full story... Read more

Vector Aerospace and Era Helicopters Sign 5 year support contract for S76 and AS350 fleets

Vector Aerospace and Era Helicopters Sign 5 year support contract for S76 and AS350 fleets

31-Oct-2013Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”), has signed a five-year agreement with Era Helicopters LLC (“Era”) for repair and overhaul of dynamic components for Era’s Sikorsky S76 and Eurocopter AS350 fleets. As per the terms of the five-year agreement, HS-NA will provide Era with inspection, repair, overhaul, testing, modification and other services as... Read more

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts for two S-92s and two S-76Ds

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts for two S-92s and two S-76Ds

29-Oct-2013Source: Sikorsky

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing, the helicopter operating leasing business of Macquarie Group, has contracted to acquire two S-92A(TM) and two S-76D(TM) helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. along with an unspecified number of options to acquire additional aircraft. The four new helicopters will be configured initially for the oil and gas service markets. Sikorsky Aircraft is a... Read more

Sikorsky announce AAG as first S-76D Customer Support Center

Sikorsky announce AAG as first S-76D Customer Support Center

22-Oct-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), headquartered in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., will provide comprehensive maintenance management, inspections and spare parts procurement for customers operating the new Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopter.  Both SAS and AAG are part of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) During the National Business... Read more

Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

25-Sep-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and FlightSafety International today jointly announced the launch of the first full flight simulator for Sikorsky’s S-76D™ helicopter platform. Located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., the new simulator replicates the aircraft’s exact flight and operating characteristics, ensuring high quality training for operators worldwide. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), Sikorsky Aircraft’s aftermarket... Read more

Sikorsky and Changhe sign for S-76D cabin production in China

Sikorsky and Changhe sign for S-76D cabin production in China

8-Sep-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft  and Changhe Aircraft Industries Corp. today signed an agreement for Changhe to produce S-76D™ commercial helicopter cabins for Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The agreement was signed during the China Helicopter Exposition, with Chairman Yu Feng, Changhe Aircraft Industry Group Co., Ltd., and Senior Vice President, Operations, Shane Eddy representing Sikorsky Aircraft. The... Read more

Vector Aerospace recertified for S61/S76 work by Sikorsky

Vector Aerospace recertified for S61/S76 work by Sikorsky

3-Sep-2013Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services Inc., a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), has recently been re-certified as a Sikorsky authorized S-76® and S-61™ Overhaul and Repair Center and as a Sikorsky authorized Customer Support Center for the Sikorsky S-76® helicopter. With the re-certification, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services Inc. will continue to... Read more

Fly-by-Wire Technology Driving Advancements in Rotary Wing Flight

Fly-by-Wire Technology Driving Advancements in Rotary Wing Flight

20-Aug-2013Source: UTC Aerospace

UTC Aerospace Systems is working with Sikorsky Aircraft to drive advancements in rotorcraft technology as part of Sikorsky’s self-funded Matrix Technology autonomy research and development program. With Matrix Technology, Sikorsky aims to significantly improve the capability, safety and reliability of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky are units of United Technologies... Read more

07-Aug-13 PT-YSM Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

07-Aug-13 PT-YSM Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

7-Aug-2013

Engine fire.  YouTube video shows parked S76, rotors stationary, with smoke billowing from the engine compartment.  Two crew departed the aircraft without injury – no passengers appeared to be on board... Read more

ITT Exelis awarded $15M contract for S76D composite tail rotor blade assemblies

ITT Exelis awarded $15M contract for S76D composite tail rotor blade assemblies

5-Aug-2013Source: ITT Exelis

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract valued at more than $15 million fromSikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., for the production of composite tail rotor blade components on the S-76D™helicopter. The work will be performed at the new Exelis composite design and manufacturing center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Under this contract, Exelis... Read more

Rogers Helicopters Adds EMS Capacity

Rogers Helicopters Adds EMS Capacity

1-Aug-2013Source: AHSAFA

Rogers Helicopters is expanding its emergency medical service (EMS) capacity with the acquisition of its first Sikorsky S-76B medium helicopter. With delivery scheduled by October 1, the S-76B will join Rogers Helicopters’ dedicated EMS fleet composed of two Bell Helicopter Textron 407s, a Bell LongRanger III, plus a Beechcraft King Air A100 fixed wing turboprop, used for... Read more

31-Jul-13 PR-OMD Sikorsky S76C++ Goytacazes, Brazil

31-Jul-13 PR-OMD Sikorsky S76C++ Goytacazes, Brazil

31-Jul-2013

Landing gear failure offshore – emergency landing made soon after making landfall... Read more

Sikorsky Celebrates its 90th Anniversary at the NYSE

Sikorsky Celebrates its 90th Anniversary at the NYSE

17-Jul-2013Source: NYSE

Apologies that we missed this in advance, but it’s an anniversary to celebrate, so here it is… On Monday, July 15, executives and guests of Connecticut-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will visit the NYSE to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the company’s founding as the Sikorsky Aero Engineering... Read more

Ornge review – Minister of Health issues statement

Ornge review – Minister of Health issues statement

16-Jul-2013Source: Ontario Government

Today, Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement on the release of the Office of the Chief Coroner’s review of Ornge air ambulance: “I want to thank the Expert Panel for their work to examine Ornge air ambulance transports and for their recommendations to improve patient care. This report provides... Read more

11-Jul-13 VH-EXU Sikorsky S76C Snapper platform, Australia

11-Jul-13 VH-EXU Sikorsky S76C Snapper platform, Australia

11-Jul-2013

During the early stages of take-off from the Snapper offshore platform, Bass Strait, one of the helicopter’s engines failed, resulting in a descent to approximately 30 feet above the water. The crew subsequently arrested the descent and stabilised the helicopter, before climbing to a safe alititude on the remaining engine. The helicopter was diverted to Longford aerodrome, Victoria,... Read more

04-Jul-13 Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

04-Jul-13 Sikorsky S76A Macae, Brazil

4-Jul-2013

Emergency field landing after reported engine problems.  Landed safely with no other damage.  10 POB. No injuries... Read more

ORNGE trying to reinstate “hover exits” which Mazza management discontinued

ORNGE trying to reinstate “hover exits” which Mazza management discontinued

1-Jul-2013

An ORNGE spokesperson said the previous management at ORNGE under CEO Dr. Chris Mazza made the original decision to discontinue hover exits when the AW139s were being introduced, and that they are now seeking to develop a “formalized training program” to establish policies and procedures for paramedics. see full story... Read more

Pilot resignations hit ORNGE air ambulances availability

Pilot resignations hit ORNGE air ambulances availability

28-Jun-2013Source: Toronto Star

An exodus of helicopter pilots has left ORNGE scrambling to fill shifts, meaning air ambulance choppers could be unable to fly at times during the busy summer trauma season.  see full story... Read more

No GPWS on Ornge S76 in fatal accident

No GPWS on Ornge S76 in fatal accident

25-Jun-2013Source: Toronto Star

Several of the Sikorsky S76s in ORNGE’s fleet had upgraded electronics, including a ground proximity warning system, but not the one that was based in Moosonee.  see full story... Read more

Ornge pilots say fatal accident may be due to management decisions

Ornge pilots say fatal accident may be due to management decisions

24-Jun-2013Source: Toronto Star

A Toronto Star investigation has found troubling issues arising from the accident that could impact the safety and service of ORNGE’s helicopter operations – see full story... Read more

Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

18-Jun-2013

Bristow Group, which provides helicopter transport services for offshore oil and gas and government operations, is retrofitting a fleet of 44 helicopters, including Sikorsky S-76 C++ and Sikorsky S-92A aircraft with Rockwell Collins’ Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II) system. Installations are in progress. To date, Rockwell Collins, working closely with Bristow Group, has... Read more

Vector Aerospace get Sikorsky approval for UK S76 service centre

Vector Aerospace get Sikorsky approval for UK S76 service centre

18-Jun-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of an agreement with Vector Aerospace that appoints Vector’s United Kingdom facilities as authorized Customer Service Centres (CSC) to support Sikorsky S-76® helicopters. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “Vector Aerospace is recognized in the... Read more

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

17-Jun-2013Source: Sikorsky

Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series of orders... Read more

UK – Significant growth for Gama helicopter maintenance

UK – Significant growth for Gama helicopter maintenance

14-Jun-2013Source: Gama Engineering

Gama Group, the global business aviation services provider, announced today that Fairoaks, UK based Gama Engineering Ltd has established its helicopter maintenance facility as the first choice service centre for Sikorsky S.76 operators. Harry Lees, Gama Engineering’s Managing Director gave the inaugural Helicopter Maintenance presentation at ROC2013, (the first Rotary Operators Conference held yesterday at... Read more

Ornge Returns Sikorsky S76Fleet To Service

Ornge Returns Sikorsky S76Fleet To Service

5-Jun-2013Source: Ornge

Ornge, Ontario’s provider of air ambulance and related services, announced today it is returning its Sikorsky S76 helicopters to service. On Friday May 31st, Ornge voluntarily and temporarily took its five Sikorsky S76  helicopters offline out of an abundance of caution following a fatal accident involving an Ornge air ambulance helicopter in Moosonee. Ornge fixed... Read more

PHPA issues statement on fatal Ornge S76 accident

PHPA issues statement on fatal Ornge S76 accident

3-Jun-2013Source: PHPA

The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA), a council of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), today is mourning the tragic loss of our members and friends Captain Don Filliter and First Officer Jacques Dupuy, and Flight Paramedics Dustin Dagenais and Chris Snowball (members of CAW Local 2002), who were killed today when their Ornge air ambulance S76 helicopter... Read more

31-May-13 C-GIMY Sikorsky S76 Moosonee, Canada (4F)

31-May-13 C-GIMY Sikorsky S76 Moosonee, Canada (4F)

31-May-2013

Helicopter down at night (approx 00:11 hrs) with 4 fatalities – two crew, two paramedics.  No patient on board.  See Ornge Media statement  crew were named (here) as Captain Don Filliter, 54, of Skead, Ont. First Officer Jacques Dupuy, 43, of Otterburn-Park, Que. Paramedic Dustin Dagenais, 34, of Moose Factory, Ont. Paramedic Chris Snowball, 38,... Read more

23-May-13 G-XXEB Sikorsky S76C++ Denham, UK

23-May-13 G-XXEB Sikorsky S76C++ Denham, UK

23-May-2013

Precautionary landing after technical issue with VVIPs on board -Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall... Read more

Mexico certifies Sikorsky S76D

Mexico certifies Sikorsky S76D

13-May-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the S-76D™ helicopter has been awarded Type Certification by Mexico’s civil aviation authority, the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The S-76D helicopter is the newest product from Sikorsky Aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Type Certification... Read more

Sikorsky Aerospace and WIKING Kale Air Launch New Customer Service Center

Sikorsky Aerospace and WIKING Kale Air Launch New Customer Service Center

8-May-2013Source: Sikorsky

International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF), May 7, 2013 – Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a teaming agreement with WIKING Kale Air to establish a Sikorsky-authorized Customer Service Center (CSC) in Turkey. Supporting the country’s S-76® helicopter platform, the CSC will be centrally located in the city of Istanbul, and will offer maintenance... Read more

Helijet Expands B.C. Central Coast Presence

Helijet Expands B.C. Central Coast Presence

2-May-2013Source: Helijet International

Richmond-based Helijet International continues to firmly develop its presence in the Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii region of British Columbia’s North Coast. Helijet announced it has secured four-year air service agreements with two significant BC sport fishing lodges located in the Whale Channel and Caamano Sound regions of the Central Coast of British Columbia. Together,... Read more

AAG Offers Special Charter Rates to Avoid NYC Airport Delays

AAG Offers Special Charter Rates to Avoid NYC Airport Delays

29-Apr-2013Source: AAG

East Coast’s largest and most experienced executive Sikorsky S-76® helicopter services provider, announced today a limited time special charter pricing program for companies’ Flight Departments and business aircraft owners wishing to use outlying airports to avoid the Metro New York region during the current delays induced by staffing shortages. “With the recent extensive delays that... Read more

27-Apr-13 N305SJ Sikorsky S76B Constanza, Dominican Republic

27-Apr-13 N305SJ Sikorsky S76B Constanza, Dominican Republic

27-Apr-2013

While landing at 5000 ft MSL with 2 crew and 5 pax, the helicopter landed hard and rolled over.  Two slight injuries and plus injuries to one on the ground from debris.  Pilot reported as Manolito Vela... Read more

FlightSafety to offer Sikorsky S-76B training in Dallas

FlightSafety to offer Sikorsky S-76B training in Dallas

16-Apr-2013Source: FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it will offer training for the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter at its Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. The Sikorsky S-76B training program was previously located at FlightSafety’s West Palm Beach Learning Center. “We look forward to welcoming operators of the Sikorsky S-76B to the Dallas Center,” said Daniel MacLellan,... Read more

Sikorsky Establishes Forward Stocking Location Facility in Brazil

Sikorsky Establishes Forward Stocking Location Facility in Brazil

12-Apr-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced in-country warehousing of spare parts in support of Brazil’s S-76  and S-92 commercial helicopter operators. Powerpack – Sikorsky’s long-standing Brazilian representative – will manage inventory operations through the country’s special customs system known as Depósito Especial (D.E.). This is the first Sikorsky Forward Stocking Location (FSL) in Brazil. The... Read more

UK – Capital Air Services add two S76s on management

UK – Capital Air Services add two S76s on management

7-Apr-2013Source: HeliHub.com

Capital Air Services of Oxford have taken on two Sikorsky S76 helicopters recently on a management contract. Previously under the control of Premiair Aviation Services at Blackbushe, HeliHub.com expects that the recent significant changes there have led the owner to move his S76A+ and S76C++ to Capital. Both have been re-listed on the CAA website... Read more

British Columbia’s Air Ambulance audit raises questions

British Columbia’s Air Ambulance audit raises questions

26-Mar-2013Source: Canadian Taxpayers Federation

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today called on B.C. political parties to review air ambulance service in the province and support a transition to a cheaper, not-for-profit model in their election platforms. On Thursday, B.C. Auditor General John Doyle released a report on the air ambulance service, finding that “the B.C. Ambulance Service is unable... Read more

15-Mar-13 N574EH Sikorsky S76A++ Lake Charles, US-Louisiana (3F)

15-Mar-13 N574EH Sikorsky S76A++ Lake Charles, US-Louisiana (3F)

15-Mar-2013

Post maintenance test flight.  Cameron County Sheriff identified the deceased as pilot, William R. Croucher, 69, and two mechanics: Michael Lee Tyree, 55, and Timothy Lloyd Goehring, 41.  Operator Era Helicopters made a brief statement confirming the accident... Read more

11-Mar-13 Sikorsky S76C++ Muskegon, US-Michigan

11-Mar-13 Sikorsky S76C++ Muskegon, US-Michigan

11-Mar-2013

Rotor downdraft caused the trunk of a parked vehicle parked in the lot to fly open. The trunk lid then flew back and smashed the back window of the vehicle.... Read more

Sikorsky recognises National Helicopter Services of Trinidad & Tobago

Sikorsky recognises National Helicopter Services of Trinidad & Tobago

5-Mar-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today recognized its customer, National Helicopter Services Limited of Trinidad & Tobago, for its longtime operation of S-76® helicopters over a 35-year relationship. Sikorsky celebrated the customer during an event at its booth at the Heli-Expo industry show in Las Vegas, Nev. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “NHSL... Read more

Bristow awarded FAA STC for ADS-B Out solution on S76C

Bristow awarded FAA STC for ADS-B Out solution on S76C

5-Mar-2013Source: Bristow Group

Bristow Group Inc., a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that working with Aviation Design Management, it has been awarded an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of a fully rule compliant 1090ES DO-260B ADS-B Out solution for the Sikorsky S-76C+ and S-76C++ helicopters as the required first... Read more

ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

2-Mar-2013Source: ASU

ASU has completed their second night vision modification for a ASU aircraft owned and operated by PHI, Inc, headquartered in Lafayette, LA. The aircraft is a new aircraft that has been specifically designed to serve the oil and gas industry offshore. The aircraft is equipped with cardiac monitors with 12-lead EKG capability, transport ventilators and intravenous... Read more

Spectrum Aeromed to exhibit at Heli-Expo

Spectrum Aeromed to exhibit at Heli-Expo

19-Feb-2013Source: Spectrum Aeromed

Spectrum Aeromed announced that they will be exhibiting at HAI HELI-EXPO in Las Vegas March 4-7, 2013 at booth number C807.  In addition to their booth, Lloyd Helicopters will also have a Helicopter featuring one of Spectrum Aeromed’s medical interiors at Static Booth number C35. The Lloyd Helicopter Sikorsky S76 features Spectrum Aeromed’s 2200 “short... Read more

Northland Emergency Services Trust hit by theft from hangar

Northland Emergency Services Trust hit by theft from hangar

17-Jan-2013Source: NZ Herald

Almost $10,000 worth of specialist tools and 10kg of copper cabling has been stolen from the hangar used by the organisation behind the Northland Electricity rescue helicopter. (see news story)... Read more

HeliFlite adds third S76

HeliFlite adds third S76

3-Jan-2013Source: Heliflite

Heliflite is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its fleet with the addition of a third Sikorsky S-76 helicopter.  The purchase is the second aircraft acquired in 2012 for the 14-year-old company. A welcome addition to the fleet, the S-76 helicopter is finely appointed with a spacious seven-passenger luxury interior. The HeliFlite fleet now includes... Read more

New research report issued on Sikorsky

New research report issued on Sikorsky

3-Jan-2013Source: Research & Markets

Research & Markets has announced the addition of the “Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation – Key Business & Growth Strategies, Plans, SWOT, Trends & Outlook for 2013” company profile to their offering. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation – Key Business & Growth Strategies, Plans, SWOT, Trends & Outlook for 2013” This comprehensive report on Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation will provide & will... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight obtains FAA air carrier certificate

Geisinger Life Flight obtains FAA air carrier certificate

18-Dec-2012Source: Geisinger Life Flight

After an extensive two-year application and development process, Geisinger Life Flight has been awarded an air carrier certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The air carrier certificate will allow Geisinger Health System (GHS) to directly operate the aircraft assets it leases and owns. In addition, GHS will directly employ its own pilots, mechanics and... Read more

28-Nov-12 N911FK Sikorsky S76A Tavernier, US-Florida

28-Nov-12 N911FK Sikorsky S76A Tavernier, US-Florida

28-Nov-2012

Tail rotor damage after striking tree.  EMS aircraft, accident time 0130 local.... Read more

UK – PremiAir S76s repossessed and taken away

UK – PremiAir S76s repossessed and taken away

19-Nov-2012Source: HeliHub.com

PremiAir Aviation has gone through a change of ownership in recent days, and a formal press release is expected very soon. However, part of the changes have involved the repossession of at least four aircraft, including three Sikorsky S76s and a Twin Squirrel which departed from their base at Blackbushe last week by road.  Industry... Read more

Ireland – Child awarded damages over S76 crash reaction

Ireland – Child awarded damages over S76 crash reaction

7-Nov-2012Source: Irish Independent

A child who suffered nervous shock when a helicopter crashed and exploded in a car park has been awarded €10,000 damages (see full story)... Read more

Sikorsky wins exclusive rights to distribute Aero Dynamix’s Night Vision System for S76

Sikorsky wins exclusive rights to distribute Aero Dynamix’s Night Vision System for S76

23-Oct-2012Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced an exclusive international sales and distribution agreement with Aero Dynamix, Inc. (ADI) of Euless, Texas, to equip Sikorsky S-76® helicopters with ADI’s Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) lighting solutions. Aero Dynamix will manufacture and service the NVIS and components, and SAS will distribute the product and related services. Sikorsky... Read more

26-Sep-12 G-CGOU Sikorsky S76C++ Humberside, UK

26-Sep-12 G-CGOU Sikorsky S76C++ Humberside, UK

26-Sep-2012

Emergency landing made in a field after smell of burning in the cabin.  No damage to helicopter, no injuries... Read more

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