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Brazil lifts AW139 grounding

Brazil lifts AW139 grounding

Flightglobal is this morning reporting that Brazil’s aviation authority ANAC has lifted its grounding on AW139s (see full story)


19-Aug-11 PR-SEK AgustaWestland AW139 Macae, Brazil (4F)

Helicopter had taken off from offshore installation P-65 (operated by Petrobras) and ditched in the Atlantic en route to its base at Macae.  Casualties named as – pilot Rommel Garcia Oliveira, co-pilot Haytzann Lauro Pinto and passengers Ricardo Leal de Oliveira and João Carlos Pereira da Silva


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Heli-One signs new MRO contracts in Brazil

Heli-One signs new MRO contracts in Brazil

Heli-One continues to cement its reputation as a major maintenance support company in the Brazilian helicopter market after agreeing to provide new tip-to-tail power-by-the-hour (PBH) and upgrade services to a number of Brazilian offshore operators. Heli-One was chosen to provide tip-to-tail PBH services to Omni Taxi Aereo Brazil’s S76C++ fleet and to Omni’s additional S61… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 27-Jan-11