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Karolinska University Hospital contracts with Babcock for EMS AW139

Karolinska University Hospital contracts with Babcock for EMS AW139

4-Mar-2022Source: Karolinska University Hospital

Karolinska University Hospital will be the first in Sweden to have a new type of medical helicopter that can provide the sickest patients with advanced care, even in the air. The helicopter can bring patients from all over the country to Karolinska. A contract for the operation and delivery of an Agusta Westland 139 (AW... Read more

Savback to distribute Dufour eVTOL aircraft in Scandinavia

Savback to distribute Dufour eVTOL aircraft in Scandinavia

11-Jan-2022Source: Savback

Savback Helicopters, the expanding helicopter sales and marketing company and Dufour Aerospace, an innovative Swiss eVTOL company, today announced Savback’s appointment as distributor for Dufour’s innovative eVTOL aircraft.   Sweden based Savback Helicopters will exclusively represent Dufour Aerospace’s 8-seater Aero3 tilt-wing aircraft in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. “We strongly believe that Dufour Aerospace’s 8-seater... Read more

Safran and Saab renewed their SBH® contract

Safran and Saab renewed their SBH® contract

18-Nov-2021Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines and Saab have renewed their agreement to support Arrius 2K2 engines powering the Leonardo AW109 operated by the Swedish Armed Forces . This Support-By-the-Hour (SBH®) contract formalizes a 9-years MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and services agreement supporting a total of 45 engines. This contract will be managed by Safran Helicopter Engines... Read more

Savback signs exclusive five-year sales agreement for Aeroter VRT500 heli

Savback signs exclusive five-year sales agreement for Aeroter VRT500 heli

15-Nov-2021

Singapore-based Aeroter today announced an exclusive five-year agreement with Swedish company Savback Helicopters AB to distribute and sell its innovative VRT500 light, single-engine helicopter. From its headquarters in Sweden, Savback will also cover sales representation of the aircraft in Norway, Denmark, and Finland. The co-axial format VRT500 helicopter is on display at the Dubai Airshow,... Read more

Savback Helicopters evolves business model to better serve customers

Savback Helicopters evolves business model to better serve customers

25-Oct-2021Source: Savback

Savback Helicopters AB, a leading specialist helicopter vendor with a global client base, is pleased to present its new, ‘independently focused’ business model –showcased in a brand-new website.  Savback.com. Bolstered with a wider geographical reach, following the opening of offices in the UK, Italy and Slovakia, Savback, headquartered in Sweden, will carefully consider clients’ requirements and travel... Read more

Schiebel Camcopter® S-100 Supports Finnish, Estonian and Swedish Coast Guard

Schiebel Camcopter® S-100 Supports Finnish, Estonian and Swedish Coast Guard

21-Jun-2021Source: Schiebel

The Finnish Border Guard is once again operating the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for implementing coast guard functions in the Baltic Sea. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is offered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Based at a coast guard station in Hanko, Finland, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 is supporting the Finnish authorities in carrying... Read more

Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance selects Auk safety garments

Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance selects Auk safety garments

10-Jun-2021

AUK Protection gains Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance (BSAA), Uppsala, as a new client. With this, BSAA joins the group of operators choosing to fly their missions in the new EMS Collection by AUK Protection. BSAA offers medical transports with airplane and helicopter from several regions in Scandinavia and will initially be equipping their helicopter pilots... Read more

Airbus profiles Swedish operator Scandair

Airbus profiles Swedish operator Scandair

8-Jun-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

The acidification of Scandinavia’s lakes has been the subject of study and debate since the 1970s. It is generally accepted to be caused when sulphur and nitrogen oxide in the atmosphere (from human-made pollution) return to Earth as acid rain. Its effect on the environment ranges from the disappearance of certain fish stocks (roach, minnow,... Read more

Saab extends Swedish AW109LUH MRO contract

Saab extends Swedish AW109LUH MRO contract

3-Jun-2021

The Leonardo AW109LUH (known locally as “Helikopter 15”) has been in operation in the Swedish Armed Forces for around 18 years and since 2012, Saab has had an exclusive agreement to ensure the operational availability of the helicopters. The agreement confirms the Swedish Armed Forces’ continued trust in Saab as a long-term support partner. The... Read more

AUK Protection equips Swedish Air Ambulance

AUK Protection equips Swedish Air Ambulance

28-May-2021Source: AUK Protection

Swedish Air Ambulance, SLA, provides prehospital ambulance care in large parts of Sweden. Onboard the helicopters there are, apart from pilots, experienced anesthesiologists and HEMS/nursing personnel that can provide top quality emergency care to sick or injured on site and during transport. SLA also provides intensive care transports between hospitals, both within and outside connected... Read more

Babcock considers selling aerial emergency services businesses

Babcock considers selling aerial emergency services businesses

14-Apr-2021

In a detailed press release under the brief title of “Business Update”, Babcock International Group not only reaffirmed the sale of their offshore business, but also indicated that all aerial emergency services businesses are under review.  The company admitted that the Avincis acquisition in 2014 has not delivered shareholder value with low returns on high... Read more

Schiebel Camcopter to fly Coast Guard ops in Finland, Sweden and Estonia

Schiebel Camcopter to fly Coast Guard ops in Finland, Sweden and Estonia

7-Jul-2020Source: Schiebel

The Finnish Border Guard will operate the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for maritime surveillance purposes. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is offered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and will also extend to Estonia and Sweden. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 will support the Finnish authorities in carrying out Coast Guard functions, such as search and... Read more

Svensk Luftambulans orders three H145

Svensk Luftambulans orders three H145

31-Jan-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Sweden’s air ambulance service – Svensk Luftambulans – has ordered three new H145 helicopters in a deal announced at the Heli Expo 2020 exhibition. The operator will also have its existing three earlier model H145s retrofitted to the same standard as the new aircraft including an innovative five-bladed rotor, increasing the useful load of the... Read more

Swedish Police add two more Bell 429s

Swedish Police add two more Bell 429s

1-Oct-2019Source: HeliHub.com

The Police in Sweden have recently added a pair of Bell 429s to bring their fleet to a total of nine.  Funded by an anti-terrorism budget, the two arrived at Stockholm by airfreight on 5th August, courtesy of freight airline Cargolux. Now on the Swedish civil register as SE-JPN and JPO – respectively Bell MSNs 57350... Read more

Helicopter accident in Porjus

Helicopter accident in Porjus

5-Jun-2019Source: Nordic Rotors

A helicopter has been involved in an accident close to Porjus in northern Sweden earlier today. There were two people on board at the time of the accident and both could walk away by themselves from the accident. They were transported by ambulance helicopter to the hospital in Gällivare for check up. The Swedish Accident... Read more

Jämtlandsflyg to cease operations

Jämtlandsflyg to cease operations

20-Feb-2019Source: Nordic Rotors

Today Jämtlands Flyg announced on their Facebook page that they will cease operations as of mid-March. The 65 year old company says a highly competitive market with high demanding regulations unfortunately made them to make the hard decision to stop all operations. The company states that it is not a bankruptcy but a controlled closing... Read more

Helicopter tactics high on EDA agenda with symposium in Austria and course in Sweden

Helicopter tactics high on EDA agenda with symposium in Austria and course in Sweden

12-Dec-2018Source: EDA

Some 60 helicopter tactics specialists from 14 EDA Member States as well as representatives of the EDA Helicopter Chief Instructor Team, the Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC), the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), the Austrian Air Force Command and the Austrian Defence Industry met early this month in Salzburg for the 9th Helicopter... Read more

Swedish military sells AS332M1 fleet

Swedish military sells AS332M1 fleet

9-Oct-2018Source: Ex-Change Parts

Swedish Defence Material (FMV) and Ex-Change Parts AB have signed an agreement for the sale of Super Puma helicopter system with 6 ea. AS332M1 helicopters including a large support inventory of engines, components, spare parts, GSE and special tools. The transaction was approved by Swedish and French authorities in July and delivery to Ex-Change Parts... Read more

CybAero Files for Bankruptcy

CybAero Files for Bankruptcy

28-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

CybAero, a Swedish UAV manufacturer has had to file for bankruptcy after their deal with China to sell 20 drones fell through. The deal was expected to bring in a large amount of money to help the struggling company. The deal fell through as the Swedish government blocked the sale, retracting CybAero’s clearance to export... Read more

Weather cameras to help saving lives

Weather cameras to help saving lives

3-Apr-2018Source: Nordic Rotors

The County of Västra Götaland (VGR) has started a project to install weather cameras at several different hospitals in the region in order to enhance flight safety and reduce the amount of cancelled flights due to lack of weather information available. Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA) has used a nation-wide weather camera system for some years for its... Read more

Weather cameras to help saving lives

Weather cameras to help saving lives

26-Mar-2018Source: Nordic Rotors

The County of Västra Götaland (VGR) has started a project to install weather cameras at several different hospitals in the region in order to enhance flight safety and reduce the amount of cancelled flights due to lack of weather information available. Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA) has used a nation-wide weather camera system for some years for... Read more

First EMS AW169 launched in the Nordics

First EMS AW169 launched in the Nordics

12-Feb-2018Source: Nordic Rotors

Babcock Scandinavian AirAmbulance (BSAA) is pleased to announce that it has launched the very first state-of-the-art AW169 helicopter in active Emergency Medical Service (EMS) duty in the Nordics. The helicopter is operated on behalf of Region Jämtland Härjedalen and it replaces the AS365N2 “Dauphin” that the company has operated in the region since 2006. Shortly after... Read more

First AW169 operational in Nordics goes live with Babcock

First AW169 operational in Nordics goes live with Babcock

17-Jan-2018Source: Babcock

Babcock Scandinavian AirAmbulance (BSAA) is pleased to announce that it has launched the very first state-of-the-art AW169 helicopter in active Emergency Medical Service (EMS) duty in the Nordics. The helicopter is operated on behalf of Region Jämtland Härjedalen and it replaces the AS365N2 “Dauphin” that the company has operated in the region since 2006. Shortly... Read more

Babcock secures new air ambulance contract in Gothenburg

Babcock secures new air ambulance contract in Gothenburg

3-Jan-2018Source: Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance

Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance (SAA) has been selected to operate a patient transfer service for the people of Gothenburg, Sweden. The new contract will see Babcock operate a specially-configured  AW169 helicopter from a new base in Gothenburg. Flights will start in 2018 when the operation transfers to Babcock from the current in-house provider. The contract... Read more

Iron Mountain awarded $7M contract for Foreign Military Sales for the Utility Helicopter Project Office.

Iron Mountain awarded $7M contract for Foreign Military Sales for the Utility Helicopter Project Office.

16-Nov-2017Source: US DoD

Iron Mountain Solutions,* Madison, Alabama, has been awarded a $7,018,280 modification (000011) to foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Afghanistan, Mexico, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Sweden, Egypt, Slovakia, Tunisia, and Brazil) contract W31P4Q-17-A-0001 for technical support for the Utility Helicopter Project Office. Work will be performed in Madison, Alabama, with an estimated completion... Read more

Helicopter crash in lake

Helicopter crash in lake

18-Sep-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

At 10:40 today Joint Rescue Coordination Center received a distress message about a helicopter (which later turned out to be a gyrocopter) that had crash in a lake just moments north of Åkersberg. The Search and Rescue helicopter based in Norrtälje was quickly at the scene and according to local newspaper the pilot, who was the sole... Read more

Last HKP 14 delivered

Last HKP 14 delivered

12-Jul-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) announces that it has taken delivery of the last aircraft of the 18 NH90s ordered from NHIndustries back in September 2001. In total, 15 NH90s, locally designated HKP 14, are now in service with the Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing. Five of these are anti-submarine warfare (ASW) versions. Adding... Read more

Prince Carl Philip tries the military pilot life

Prince Carl Philip tries the military pilot life

28-Jun-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

Last week Swedish Prince Carl Philip visited the Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing’s air base in Malmen, Link-ping, for a pilot orientation course. The Helicopter Wing states that the instructors were very impressed by the Prince’s piloting skills. At the visit, the Prince was briefed about the unit and how the pilot training is conducted.... Read more

First Leonardo AW169 arrives in Sweden

First Leonardo AW169 arrives in Sweden

8-May-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

This weekend Sweden’s first Leonardo AW169 arrived in Östersund. This aircraft is the first in a batch of four AW169s ordered by Babcock Scandinavian AirAmbulance for its HEMS operations in northern Sweden. The new helicopters will replace the current AS365 Dauphin helicopters in Gällivare, Östersund and Lycksele this year. The forth one will be used... Read more

Good results for AS 350 Maximum Pilot Visibility Kit

Good results for AS 350 Maximum Pilot Visibility Kit

3-May-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

In March Stockholms Helikoptertjänst became the first operator in Scandinavia to install Swiss Rotor Solution’s Maximum Pilot View Kit on one of its helicopters. The kit, which is designed provide unrestricted pilot view in vertical-reference sling-load operations, was installed on the company’s AS 350 B3 (SE-JRZ) at the main base in Stockholm, Sweden, by Swiss... Read more

Helicopter ambulance crew opts for Swedish flight suits

Helicopter ambulance crew opts for Swedish flight suits

17-Mar-2017Source: AUK Protection

Operating just south of the polar circle, the helicopter ambulance (HEMS) crew at Lycksele Airport face severe weather conditions every day. They recently chose to upgrade their equipment with the AUK Protection G1 flight suit. “It’s outstanding, the best flight suit I’ve worn in my career”, says pilot Lars-Göran Falk. This Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance (BSAA)... Read more

Sweden rejects Chinese export request for CybAero UAV for fisheries work

Sweden rejects Chinese export request for CybAero UAV for fisheries work

22-Feb-2017Source: CybAero

First North listed CybAero AB, which develops and manufactures remote-controlled helicopter systems, October 21, 2016 applied to the ISP, Swedish Inspectorate of Strategic Products, for export authorization of demonstration flight UAS in China. The application concerns one helicopter system and the demonstration is addressed to the Administration of Fishery and Fishing Supervision. The deal’s representative... Read more

Swedish Government resumes state-funded pilot training

Swedish Government resumes state-funded pilot training

13-Feb-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

Svensk Pilotutbildning (SPU) has been awarded an agreement with the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education (“Myndigheten för Yrkeshögskolan”) for training of 14 new helicopter pilots a year, until 2020, which in total means 28 positions funded by the Swedish Government. The agency got a lot of attention for its January 2014 decision, where... Read more

Swedish Prosecutor drops SAR AW139 case

Swedish Prosecutor drops SAR AW139 case

10-Feb-2017Source: Nordic Rotors

After a 1½-year investigation, the prosecutor’s office has decided to drop the charges regarding alleged irregularities in connection with the purchase of seven new rescue helicopters. “The police have not found anything, and the prosecutor’s office has now closed the case”, says Ulrika Ekström, Director of Communications at the Swedish Maritime Administration. The commotion took... Read more

Power Aviation exclusive agent for SEI, Bambi Bucket Division for Sweden and Finland

Power Aviation exclusive agent for SEI, Bambi Bucket Division for Sweden and Finland

20-Dec-2016Source: Power Aviation

Power Aviation Sweden AB is proud to announce that it is now the sole and exclusive agent for SEI International Sales Inc, Bambi Bucket Division for the territories of Sweden and Finland. Power Aviation is also the agent for SEI in the territories of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania since several years. “We are proud to... Read more

JSSI Enrolls HeliAir Sweden Fleet

JSSI Enrolls HeliAir Sweden Fleet

13-Oct-2016Source: JSSI

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, signed an agreement at Helitech International 2016 with HeliAir Sweden to enroll two AS350B2, one AS350B3, and two H120 helicopters onto JSSI’s Engine Program. “We are happy and excited to start this collaboration with JSSI”, stated Aram... Read more

Gyronimo create customised app for Swedish Police

Gyronimo create customised app for Swedish Police

5-Oct-2016Source: Gyronimo

Gyronimo LLC recently completed the development of a customized weight & balance and performance iPad application for a new fleet of seven Bell 429 Global Ranger helicopters for the Swedish National Police. This fleet, received in the winter of 2015/2016, is being used by law enforcement for search and rescue, including mountain rescue, and is now... Read more

HeliAir Sweden Replaces MD500s with EC120B

HeliAir Sweden Replaces MD500s with EC120B

26-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

HeliAir Sweden has recently procured a second EC120B helicopter. The EC120B will be used to help with power line inspections, fire-fighting and collapsing trees. As reported by Eban Magazine. HeliAir Sweden are also going to sell their three MD500s, and demonstration flights were made last week to initial interested parties. Their fleet currently holds three... Read more

Kratos wins training contract from Swedish Armed Forces

Kratos wins training contract from Swedish Armed Forces

8-Sep-2016Source: Kratos

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it was awarded a contract to provide helicopter aerial gunnery training for the Swedish Armed Forces at the Kratos Aircrew Training Center (KATC) in Orlando, Florida. Kratos’ Aircrew Training Center incorporates state-of-the-art Virtual Reality and Projection Aircrew Training Devices... Read more

Swedish aviation museum puts Vertol 107 on civil register

Swedish aviation museum puts Vertol 107 on civil register

18-Aug-2016Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish aviation museum Aeroseum has obtained the formal civil registration for its soon-to-be-flying Kawasaki Vertol 107. The helicopter, which previously served with the Swedish Armed Forces, has been waiting for this since its last landing on 1 March 2011. This touchdown was also the very last landing of a Vertol 107 in the Swedish... Read more

CybAero appoints new CFO

CybAero appoints new CFO

1-Jun-2016Source: CybAero

CybAero has hired Mikael Smith as the new CFO, and will take up the position on September 1st, 2016. “We are delighted that Mikael has accepted the position as CFO. With his broad expertise, we are confident that he will contribute to the development of the company, “says CybAero’s CEO Rolf Schytt. Mikael Smith is... Read more

Patria Helicopters to implement Ramco Aviation MRO software

Patria Helicopters to implement Ramco Aviation MRO software

26-May-2016Source: Ramco

Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile & Tablets, today announced that it has secured an order from Patria Helicopters AB (PHAB), the authorized service centre in the Nordic region for mixed fleet of AgustaWestland, Bell and Airbus Helicopters to implement Ramco Aviation on Cloud. Patria Helicopters AB is Scandinavia’s leading helicopter... Read more

Bell completes delivery of seven 429s to Swedish Police

Bell completes delivery of seven 429s to Swedish Police

18-May-2016Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company is delighted to announce the delivery and entry into service of the Swedish National Police’s seven Bell 429 helicopters. The fleet is being used for law enforcement and search and rescue, including mountain rescue, across Sweden. “This is now the largest Bell 429 fleet in operation in... Read more

CybAero performs test campaign from Swedish Navy corvette

CybAero performs test campaign from Swedish Navy corvette

3-May-2016Source: CybAero

During the last week of April CybAero ended an extensive test campaign with their ship based system APID One. The clients of the campaign were FMV (the Swedish Defence Procurement Agency) in collaboration with the Swedish Navy. The campaign has been going on for over a year and ended with numerous flights during week 17,... Read more

MediCopter gets new HEMS contract in Stockholm

MediCopter gets new HEMS contract in Stockholm

27-Apr-2016Source: Nordic Rotors

Stockholm’s County Council has publicly announced that it has awarded a new contract for airborne emergency medical services in the Stockholm region to Scandinavian MediCopter. The new contract will be valid from 1 December 2017 to 30 November 2022, with an option to extend the period by two additional years. The decision comes after a... Read more

EDA completes Cold Blade 2016 Multinational Helicopter Exercise

EDA completes Cold Blade 2016 Multinational Helicopter Exercise

24-Mar-2016Source: EDA

Exercise COLD BLADE 2016, hosted by the Finnish Defence Forces, was formally completed Wednesday evening March 16th 2016 by the Chief of Finnish Army Aviation, LtCol Jaro Kesänen. At exercise closure, a total of 290 hours had been flown on 156 missions with 3 participating Member States (Finland and Germany, as well as Sweden which sent... Read more

CAS awarded $11M for UH-60 FMS support work

CAS awarded $11M for UH-60 FMS support work

15-Mar-2016Source: US DoD

CAS, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded an $11,821,010 modification (003887) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-05-A-0024 (Egypt, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Colombia, Jordan, Brazil, Tunisia, Sweden, Slovakia) for labor hours and travel supporting the Utility Helicopter Project Office.  Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016.  Fiscal... Read more

Airbus delivers first Swedish ASW NH90

Airbus delivers first Swedish ASW NH90

17-Dec-2015Source: NH Industries

Today, Airbus Helicopters delivered the first Swedish NH90 in full anti-submarine warfare (ASW) configuration to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration FMV (Försvarets Materielverk). The fully-qualified rotorcraft has an entirely customized mission system including underwater sonar, tactical radar and high cabin for improved interior space. “In terms of versatility and customisability, the Swedish NH90 ASW demonstrates the benefits of an... Read more

First R66 Turbine arrives in Sweden

First R66 Turbine arrives in Sweden

18-Oct-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

Sweden’s very first Robinson R66 Turbine has arrived. The helicopter was imported from the Robinson Factory in Torrance, California, by Scandinavian Helicopter Center earlier this summer, and it is now becoming a frequent sight in Västerås. The R66 is owned by Roger Gudmundsäter, the original founder of iTell Helicopter and the previous owner of two... Read more

Swedish military retires last Super Puma

Swedish military retires last Super Puma

16-Oct-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

Today the Swedish Armed Forces celebrated the retirement of the last Swedish HKP 10 Super Puma. The ceremony was held at the F21 Air Force Base in Luleå, which in fact was the same place where the Swedish Super Pumas first entered service back in the spring of 1988. The event marks the historic end... Read more

Patria to supply NH90 parts to Sweden and Finland

Patria to supply NH90 parts to Sweden and Finland

12-Oct-2015Source: Patria

Patria Helicopters AB, has signed an agreement to supply NH90 spare parts for Swedish Armed Forces. The order is valued approximately EUR 9.1 million. Patria has likewise won recently several NH90 spare part orders from Finnish Defence Forces. As an NH Industries (NHI) Authorized Nordic NH90 Service Center in Finland, Sweden, and Norway, Patria is... Read more

AW169 selected for Jämtland-Härjedalen’s EMS

AW169 selected for Jämtland-Härjedalen’s EMS

11-Sep-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

Yesterday Scandinavian Air Ambulance (SAA) signed an emergency medical helicopter contract with Region Jämtland-Härjedalen for the continued operation of the EMS helicopter in Östersund, Sweden. The region has agreed with SAA and its subsidiary Scandinavian MediCopter to replace its current AS 365 N2 Dauphin with a brand new AgustaWestland AW169 from early 2017. The contract... Read more

CAS awarded $8.6M for running Utility Helicopter Project Office at Huntsville

CAS awarded $8.6M for running Utility Helicopter Project Office at Huntsville

8-Sep-2015Source: US DoD

CAS Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $8,651,520 modification (003873) to foreign military sales contract (Mexico, Egypt, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Jordan, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Sweden, Slovakia) W31P4Q-05-A-0024 for labor hours and travel  supporting the Utility Helicopter Project Office.  Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of March... Read more

Swedish military signs five year NH90 component contract with Saab

Swedish military signs five year NH90 component contract with Saab

21-Jul-2015Source: SAAB

This new contract covers component maintenance for the TMS to ensure full system availability. This will include, among other capabilities, the helicopter’s sonar system for anti-submarine warfare. Saab is now responsible for the support and maintenance of the entire Hkp 14 TMS. “This agreement confirms our strength as a support provider who ensures the availability... Read more

Sweden opens corruption probe over AW139 SAR order

Sweden opens corruption probe over AW139 SAR order

23-Jun-2015Source: The Local

The move followed an investigation by Swedish public broadcaster SVT’s programme Uppdrag Granskning earlier this year, which revealed that the deal between the state-run maritime administration and AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Italian manufacturing company, had been set up using private Hotmail accounts. See Full Story... Read more

Skanska builds military helicopter hangar in Sweden

Skanska builds military helicopter hangar in Sweden

11-Jun-2015Source: Skanska

Skanska (STO:SKAB) has signed an agreement with the Swedish Fortifications Agency to build a combined helicopter hangar and administration building at the wing F17 in Kallinge, Sweden. This contract is worth SEK 310 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden in the second quarter of 2015. The assignment includes construction of... Read more

Deliveries completed of all seven Swedish SAR AW139s

Deliveries completed of all seven Swedish SAR AW139s

9-Jun-2015Source: HeliHub.com

AgustaWestland has now delivered all seven AW139s to Sweden for their Search and Rescue system, with the last one arriving late May 2015.   The Swedish Maritime Administration, the authority responsible for Maritime and Aeronautical Search and Rescue Services in Sweden, is operating the AW139 helicopters from five bases across the country.   HeliHub.com announced the delivery... Read more

Swedish Police pick Thommen HSL-1600 search light for new 429s

Swedish Police pick Thommen HSL-1600 search light for new 429s

11-May-2015Source: Revue Thommen

Revue Thommen AG is pleased to announce the selection of the HSL-1600 searchlight system by The Swedish National Police. The Bell 429 fleet of seven new aircraft, will feature the Thommen searchlight system fully integrated into the aircraft camera and mapping systems, for full optimization of the HSL-1600 feature set. This is a joint program... Read more

Sweden – Jämtlands Flyg to close its Tärnaby base

Sweden – Jämtlands Flyg to close its Tärnaby base

29-Apr-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish helicopter operator Jämtlands Flyg announces that it has decided to close its helicopter base in Tärnaby in order to focus on its main operations in Jämtland County. The Tärnaby base was established in a hangar between the mountain villages Tärnaby and Hemavan, in Västerbotten County, in 2007. Local base managers have administered the base since... Read more

Helinet Selected by Swedish National Police to Implement Airborne Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Solution

Helinet Selected by Swedish National Police to Implement Airborne Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Solution

3-Mar-2015Source: Helinet

Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the Swedish National Police (SNP) to deploy a comprehensive, country-wide airborne law enforcement solution.  This will include a customized mission suite for the agency’s seven, newly acquired Bell 429 helicopters as well as the... Read more

Sweden – Northern Helicopters drops Cabri in favour of R44

Sweden – Northern Helicopters drops Cabri in favour of R44

2-Mar-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Swedish operator Northern Helicopters has the two highest hour G2 Cabri helicopters in the world, and nearly 8,500 hours experience flying the type.  However, they have decided to sell the two examples that they have, and are in the process of acquiring three Robinson R44 Raven IIs to replace them.  Northern cite “increasing costs and... Read more

Gothenburg’s HEMS to join state organization

Gothenburg’s HEMS to join state organization

10-Feb-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

The emergency medical helicopter in Gothenburg will join the new local HEMS federation that is being established in Värmland and Dalarna. Adding to this, the federation, which is currently known as “Kommunalförbundet Ambulanshelikopter Värmland-Dalarna” (KAVD), will change name to “Svensk Luftambulans” according to a press release from Värmland’s County Council. The EMS helicopter service in... Read more

Sogitec wins Swedish NH90 training contract

Sogitec wins Swedish NH90 training contract

10-Feb-2015Source: Sogitec

SOGITEC INDUSTRIES has been awarded by Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets materielverk, FMV) a contract for the training of Swedish Air Force (AF) and FMV T&E (Test and Evaluation) NH90 crews. Training will be delivered to Swedish AF and FMV T&E personnel and will take place at the French Army Aviation Academy’s NH90 Joint Training... Read more

EURAMI re-accredits Scandinavian Air Ambulance

EURAMI re-accredits Scandinavian Air Ambulance

27-Jan-2015Source: EURAMI

We congratulate the staff of Scandinavian Air Ambulance on their successful reaccreditation! They have received Regional Fixed Wing Accreditation and HEMS, SAR & Inter-Hospital Transport for their Rotor Wing service. Both with Medical endorsements for Adult & Paediatric Critical Care. They were accredited according to the standards 4.0(2013). The certificate is valid until the 16th of December 2017.... Read more

Gothenburg City Airport closure could hit helicopter ops

Gothenburg City Airport closure could hit helicopter ops

26-Jan-2015Source: Nordic Rotors

Gothenburg City Airport, more commonly known as Säve Airport, will be closed for airline operations, says state-owned airport operator Swedavia. The company issued a press release earlier today where it announced that it has taken over the remaining shares in the company that runs the airport and that it has decided to initiate a gradual... Read more

Sweden – Värmland-Dalarna selects EC145T2 for EMS

Sweden – Värmland-Dalarna selects EC145T2 for EMS

19-Dec-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

The county councils in Värmland and Dalarna announce that they have signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters for two new EC 145 T2 helicopters. The agreement includes an option for eight more helicopters to the counties’ joint HEMS federation. – This permanent solution improves patient safety and increase the ability to provide equitable health... Read more

Swedish Armed Forces to test CybAero RPAS from Visby corvette

Swedish Armed Forces to test CybAero RPAS from Visby corvette

3-Dec-2014Source: CybAero

First North-listed CybAero has been selected by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to conduct test and demonstration flights from Sweden’s world-leading Visby class corvette in Q3, 2015. Sweden-based CybAero was chosen ahead of other international competitors. It is estimated that the flights, which will employ CybAero’s APID helicopter systems, are to be conducted by... Read more

50th 429 delivered in Bell’s definition of Europe

50th 429 delivered in Bell’s definition of Europe

26-Nov-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of the 50th Bell 429 in Europe to an operator in the United Kingdom. The aircraft will be used to accomplish corporate/VIP transport across the region. [Ed:- see our analysis below by country] “The Bell 429 offers customers exceptional performance and a smooth, comfortable ride, and... Read more

First landing at new KS helipad in downtown Stockholm

First landing at new KS helipad in downtown Stockholm

14-Oct-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

The very first helicopter has landed at the Karolinska University Hospital’s brand new helipad in Solna, near downtown Stockholm. The local EC 135 EMS helicopter SE-JFN, piloted by Richard Johansson of Scandinavian MediCopter, did the landing on Friday afternoon. The new two-place helipad sits on top of a new trauma center that is being built... Read more

Final report from ditched R44 in Stockholm

Final report from ditched R44 in Stockholm

18-Sep-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

The Swedish Accident Investigation Board (Statens Haverikommission, SHK) has published its final report following an accident that occurred in Tyresö, south east of Stockholm, on 26 August 2013. The aircraft, a Swedish Robinson R44 Clipper II with the registration SE-JOE, was engaged in a water-sampling assignment in the Stockholm area. The crew consisted of one pilot... Read more

Sweden – Go-ahead for Värmland’s HEMS

Sweden – Go-ahead for Värmland’s HEMS

3-Sep-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

Värmland’s County Council announced that it has been granted the Swedish Transport Agency’s permission to commence its HEMS operation. The permission allows daytime VFR operations in a first step, but it will be extended by adding IFR- and night operations. “Finally, it feels great that we are up and running”, says health director Tobias Kjellberg... Read more

Swedish National Police order seven Bell 429s

Swedish National Police order seven Bell 429s

14-Jul-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE: TXT) announced a signed purchase agreement with the Swedish National Police for seven Bell 429 helicopters. The aircraft will be used for police operations including, surveillance, reconnaissance, maintaining public order, aerial photography, aid in rescue missions and police transportation. The Swedish National Police were the first and only helicopter... Read more

14-Jul-14 SE-JKJ MD Helicopters MD600N Lennartsnäs, Sweden

14-Jul-14 SE-JKJ MD Helicopters MD600N Lennartsnäs, Sweden

14-Jul-2014

Substantially damaged when it turned over on landing.  Pilot got out OK.... Read more

Sweden – Interim EMS helicopter arrives for Värmland County

Sweden – Interim EMS helicopter arrives for Värmland County

26-Jun-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

Värmland County’s new air ambulance is here. It arrived in Karlstad in mid June, and it is expected to be operative in August. The longed-for helicopter, a French EC 135 P2, is here on an interim basis, while waiting for the permanent acquisition process to be finalized. The helicopter will be operating from a temporary... Read more

EastAir becomes Hummingbird Aviation Services

EastAir becomes Hummingbird Aviation Services

19-May-2014Source: Nordic Rotors

The executive airplane company and helicopter operator EastAiris changing name to Hummingbird Aviation Services. The shift marks the start of a new expansive phase, according to the company. “Our new name, logotype and graphic expression are visual signs of our transition to a full aviation house”, says CEO Martin Johansson. By adding more aircraft and personnel... Read more

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