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25-Mar-22 N514CD Robinson R44 Rowlett, US-Texas (2F)

25-Mar-22 N514CD Robinson R44 Rowlett, US-Texas (2F)

25-Mar-2022

Helicopter descended from the sky in multiple pieces – tail rotor gearbox area separated from the boom, and then the boom separated from the cabin area – see video 2 POB received fatal injuries.  Student pilot was named here as Ty Wallis, while the instructor was named here as Lora Trout... Read more

Robinson Delivers 13,000th Helicopter

Robinson Delivers 13,000th Helicopter

30-Apr-2021Source: Robinson

On April 23, 2021 Robinson Helicopter delivered it’s 13,000 helicopter, R44 S/N 14438 to longtime Robinson dealer SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas. S/N 14438 shows off a brand-new paint scheme and is equipped with the latest in R44 options; a Lithium-ion battery, heated seats, and a 4K cockpit video camera. The aircraft also includes a... Read more

SLRD blocks Sky Helicopters tour flight plans

SLRD blocks Sky Helicopters tour flight plans

10-Jul-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Squamish-Lillooet Region District voted against a permit for SKY Helicopters. The tour company applied for a temporary use permit that would allow them to provide tours of the Sea to Sky Corridor. The request was denied due to noise complaints, reports The Squamish Chief.... Read more

Robinson R44 Cadet sales are very disappointing

Robinson R44 Cadet sales are very disappointing

21-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Robinson Helicopter Co have put out a press release to say that they have delivered two R44 Cadets to Texas distributor Sky Helicopters, noting the serial numbers are 30006 and 30007.  Given the first one in the numerical series is the factory demonstrator and development aircraft, that means they have only delivered six Cadets since... Read more

Vancouver Fashion Week partners up with Sky Helicopters

Vancouver Fashion Week partners up with Sky Helicopters

5-Sep-2014Source: The Province

Vancouver Fashion Week gears up for another fashion extravaganza coming mid-September and are extremely excited to announce their new partnerships this year – one being SKY Helicopters! See Full Story... Read more

New public heliport nears completion in Texas

New public heliport nears completion in Texas

4-Oct-2013Source: Sky Helicopters

The nation’s newest public heliport is scheduled to open in December 2013. Located 12 miles Southwest of downtown Dallas in DeSoto TX, the 19-acre public heliport is nearly completed. Combined development teams from the City of DeSoto, the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation, TxDOT Aviation Division, and SKY Helicopters, Inc. have been working together on the... Read more

Spain – Sky Helicopters adds AS350B3e in Mallorca

Spain – Sky Helicopters adds AS350B3e in Mallorca

3-Jun-2013Source: HeliHub.com

Spanish operator Sky Helicopters has added a new Eurocopter AS350B3e to its fleet – serial 7575 and registered as EC-LXH. THe helicopter is now based on the island of Mallorca at Sky’s main base at Son Bonet aerodrome – once Palma’s main airport. Sky has a total of six AS350s, three AS355s, three W3 Sokols... Read more

Groundbreaking ceremony today at DeSoto Heliport site

Groundbreaking ceremony today at DeSoto Heliport site

8-Mar-2013Source: City of Desoto

The vision is becoming a reality thanks to a funding partnership between the City of DeSoto, DeSoto Economic Development Corporation, Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division and our fixed base operator, Sky Helicopters. They are partnering to construct a vertical flight facility in DeSoto. The project will include a 23,225 sq. ft. operator hangar, a... Read more

Nigeria – OAS Helicopters add AS355N

Nigeria – OAS Helicopters add AS355N

17-Jan-2013Source: HeliHub.com

Nigerian operator OAS Helicopters have recently bought a Eurocopter AS355N from Spain.  The red and white aircraft is serial 5746 and previously registered EC-JXP with Sky Helicopters. This brings the OAS fleet to three helicopters and one jet – the others are as follows 5N-BLI AS350B2 (serial 3840) 5N-BPD AS355N (serial 5641) 5N-BOZ EMB145 jet... Read more

Texas Dept of Transport grants $500K towards DeSoto Heliport

Texas Dept of Transport grants $500K towards DeSoto Heliport

21-Aug-2011Source: City of DeSoto

The DeSoto Economic Development Corporation conducted a feasibility study for a heliport operation in DeSoto back in October 2009. It was determined that there was a market for a vertical flight facility in DeSoto’s Eagle Industrial Park, with the possibility of ancillary projects and businesses that would be supported by the new heliport. As a... Read more

02-Feb-11 N611TV Robinson R44 Dallas, US-Texas

02-Feb-11 N611TV Robinson R44 Dallas, US-Texas

2-Feb-2011

Emergency landing (or was it a “hard landing”?) made after reported loss of power... Read more

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