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Thailand: SFS Aviation orders an AW139

Thailand: SFS Aviation orders an AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that SFS Aviation of Thailand has signed a contract for an AW139 medium twin helicopter. The aircraft will be delivered later this month and will be used for offshore transport operations in the Gulf of Thailand from its Songkhla base in southern Thailand. Vincenzo Alaimo, Head of… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Dec-11

Thailand: Best Ocean Airpark orders two R44s

Thailand: Best Ocean Airpark orders two R44s

Best Ocean Airpark has ordered two new Robinson R44 helicopters and is expecting to take delivery of them in November. Best Ocean Airpark is a US-style residential complex based around a private 860 meter runway, but also provide a flying club as part of the facilities.  The airstrip opened in August 2009. All houses back… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Oct-11

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Pair of MH-60S head to Thailand in first international delivery

Pair of MH-60S head to Thailand in first international delivery

Two MH-60S SEAHAWK® helicopters flew into the Port of Baltimore headed to the Royal Thai Navy, marking the first delivery of the MH-60 to an international customer. The U.S. Navy flew the aircraft from Owego, N.Y., to the Port of Baltimore, Md., ahead of their ocean voyage to Thailand. The aircraft were acquired via the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Aug-11

Thai Police want clarification of possible buildings at helicopter crash sites

Thai Police want clarification of possible buildings at helicopter crash sites

National police chief Wichean Potephosree has ordered a probe into some released satellite images that show a group of buildings near where the first two army helicopters crashed on July 16 and July 19.  (Full story)   See also HeliHub.com report on recent accidents in Thailand

03-Aug-11

First three Enstrom 480s deliverd to Royal Thai Army

First three Enstrom 480s deliverd to Royal Thai Army

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has delivered the first three, of a total of 16, 480B turbine training/utility helicopters to the Royal Thai Army. The delivery took place at the Royal Thai Army air base in Lop Buri, Thailand, and was followed by an official acceptance ceremony, blessing, and aerial parade for the Royal Thai Army’s top… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 02-Aug-11

27-Jul-11 Bell UH-1H Udon Thani, Thailand

Emergency landing in rice field

27-Jul-11

Thailand requests three UH-60M Blackhawks

Thailand requests three UH-60M Blackhawks

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Tuesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Thailand for three UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $235 million. The Government of Thailand has requested a possible sale of three UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters,… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 24-Jul-11

Royal Thai Army suffer third fatal helicopter accident in nine days

Royal Thai Army suffer third fatal helicopter accident in nine days

Thailand has today suffered a third fatal helicopter accident in just nine days, claiming a total of 17 lives.  All three are operationally related – the third involved in the rescue of the second, which was itself on a mission related to the first accident. On 16th July, a Bell UH-1H crashed in Petchaburi Province,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-Jul-11

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24-Jul-11 35098 Bell 212 Phetchaburi province, Thailand (3F)

Departed from Lopburi Air Force Base bound for the crash site of a Black Hawk which went down on 19th, Unfortunately this too had an accident, killing three of the four aboard.  Survivor was mechanic Sergent Pattanaporn Tonchan

24-Jul-11

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16-Jul-11 Bell UH-1 Phetchaburi, Thailand (5F)

The helicopter, from Thap Phraya Sua Camp in Ratchaburi’s Suan Phung district, crashed into a mountain in a bad weather while on a mission to remove civilians who had been trapped in Kaeng Krachan National Park.  Deceased named as Pilots Maj Kitisak Chin-iam, and Lt Pratya Nualsri plus passengers Maj Kitiphum Ekkaphan, SM1 Rangsan Polsaibua… Read more »

16-Jul-11

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New contracts for Heli-One in Lithuania, Norway, Germany and Thailand

New contracts for Heli-One in Lithuania, Norway, Germany and Thailand

Heli-One continues to cement its reputation as a leading helicopter integrator after winning a contract to upgrade the Lithuanian State Border Guard’s fleet of EC-135 helicopters. Heli-One will begin integrating new mission communication equipment in the EC-135 helicopters as a part of a two-aircraft upgrade, set to commence in June. The total value of the… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 20-Jun-11

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Sikorsky delivers Three VVIP S-92s to Royal Thai Air Force

Sikorsky delivers Three VVIP S-92s to Royal Thai Air Force

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered three VVIP S-92® helicopters to the Royal Thai Air Force, introducing the first high-end LifePort medical system into an S-92 aircraft. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Sikorsky helicopters have been in use by Thailand military forces since 1996 including those being flown by the Royal Thai… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 19-May-11

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Enstrom begins Royal Thai Army aircraft production

Enstrom begins Royal Thai Army aircraft production

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation would like to announce that the first three, of a contracted sixteen, 480B advanced turbine training helicopters for the Royal Thai Army have been completed at the Enstrom factory.  The aircraft have been equipped with a number of advanced features, including NVG compatible cockpits, Chelton EFIS systems, and dual Wulfsberg RT-5000 tactical… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 22-Mar-11

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Enstrom begins Royal Thai Army aircraft production

Enstrom begins Royal Thai Army aircraft production

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation would like to announce that the first three, of a contracted sixteen, 480B advanced turbine training helicopters for the Royal Thai Army have been completed at the Enstrom factory. The aircraft have been equipped with a number of advanced features, including NVG compatible cockpits, Chelton EFIS systems, and dual Wulfsberg RT-5000 tactical… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 10-Mar-11

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Royal Thai Police takes delivery of three EC155s

Royal Thai Police takes delivery of three EC155s

Following an order announced in October 2009, the Royal Thai Police have recently taken delivery of three Eurocopter Ec155B1 helicopters.   These 3 new medium weight twin-engine helicopters will be dedicated to VVIP missions, and add to two others which have been operated since early 2005. When the order was announced at the Asian Aerospace event,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Feb-11

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07-Feb-11 Hua Hin, Thailand

Helicopter reportedly went down in the ocean off Thailand’s famous beach town of Hua Hin.  Two pilots had minor injuries

07-Feb-11

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11-Jan-11 1722 Bell 205A.1 Bang Nam Priew, Thailand

Two people were injured when a Royal Thai Police helicopter made an emergency landing in a rice field

11-Jan-11

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CHC opens regional HQ in Bangkok with traditional ceremony

CHC opens regional HQ in Bangkok with traditional ceremony

Following a traditional ceremony that saw nine Buddhist monks bless the office, CHC Helicopter, the world’s leading offshore helicopter services provider, is pleased to announce that the company’s new SEA regional headquarters is fully operational from its new location in Bangkok. Located on the 21st floor at Sun Tower B on Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road, Chomphon, Chatuchak,… Read more »

Source: CHC, 04-Jan-11

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Safe Flight begins delivery of Powerline Detection System for Thai Enstrom 480s

Safe Flight begins delivery of Powerline Detection System for Thai Enstrom 480s

Safe Flight Instrument has begun delivery of its Powerline Detection System (PDS) to Enstrom for installation on three Enstrom 480B model helicopters scheduled to be supplied to the Royal Thai Army in the first quarter of 2011. The addition of Safe Flight’s Powerline Detection System was a key component in the contract award to provide… Read more »

Source: Safe Flight, 18-Oct-10

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Thailand’s SFS Aviation chooses Worldwide Helicopter Solutions

Thailand’s SFS Aviation chooses Worldwide Helicopter Solutions

SFS Aviation Co. Ltd. has selected Worldwide Helicopter Solutions of Glendale, Arizona to provide on-site DDAFCS, EFIS, and WX avionics systems training at their base in Songkhla, Thailand. SFS Aviation operates a fleet of Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters equipped with Honeywell SPZ-7600 Dual Digital Automatic Flight Control Systems, EDZ-756 Digital Electronic Flight Instrument Systems and Primus… Read more »

Source: Worldwide Helicopter Solutions, 18-Sep-10

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11-Sep-10 HS-HLL Robinson R44 Chao Phraya River, Thailand

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17-Aug-10 (Serial TBA) Eurocopter AS350B2 Nam Kwang, Thailand (5F)

17-Aug-10

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EADS to fit Hellas obstacle warning system Royal Thai Air Force S92s

EADS to fit Hellas obstacle warning system Royal Thai Air Force S92s

EADS Defence & Security (DS) has been ordered to equip three additional helicopters of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) with its obstacle warning system. This device, which is known as “HELLAS” (Helicopter Laser Radar), ensures the detection of obstacles that are virtually invisible for pilots, such as high-voltage power lines, thus enabling missions to… Read more »

Source: EADS, 30-Apr-10

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Carilion Clinic welcomes visitors from Thailand

Carilion Clinic welcomes visitors from Thailand

Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation Services (CCPT) was pleased to welcome 2 members of the Rotary International Group Study Exchange (GSE) Program today at our Roanoke base. The Rotary Foundation’s GSE Program is a unique cultural and vocational exchange opportunity for professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who are in the early stages of… Read more »

Source: Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation, 09-Apr-10

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Enstrom Wins Royal Thai Army Training Program

Enstrom Wins Royal Thai Army Training Program

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation would like to announce that they will be providing 16 480B advanced turbine training helicopters for the Royal Thai Army. The 480B was selected in a competitive bidding process that included aircraft from 7 different major manufacturers. In October Enstrom hosted a delegation of officials from the Royal Thai Army led by… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 26-Feb-10

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Asia orders boost Enstrom business

Asia orders boost Enstrom business

Enstrom is finalising an order for 16 480Bs to the Royal Thai Army, and up to 30 to Japan’s Self Defense Force

Source: AIN, 22-Feb-10

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Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment signs for a Eurocopter EC135

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment signs for a Eurocopter EC135

Eurocopter Southeast Asia (ESEA), subsidiary of the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today announced its first sales contract with Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (MNRE) for one EC135 aircraft. The sale follows the establishment of Eurocopter’s first branch office in Thailand in December last year. The EC135’s outstanding performance, high versatility and low noise… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 07-Feb-10

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Eurocopter inaugurates new maintenance center in Bangkok

Eurocopter inaugurates new maintenance center in Bangkok

Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA), Eurocopter’s subsidiary in Singapore, has made an initial major investment in the new center, covering new facilities, specialized tools and qualification training for personnel.

Source: RYT9, 22-Dec-09

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Eurocopter South East Asia signs a contract with Royal Thai Police for 3 EC155s

Eurocopter South East Asia signs a contract with Royal Thai Police for 3 EC155s

Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer is pleased to announce the contract signature of 3 EC155 Dauphin helicopters with the Royal Thai Police (RTP) at Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong. These 3 new medium weight twin-engine helicopters will be delivered in 2011 and will be dedicated to VVIP missions.

Source: Eurocopter, 08-Sep-09

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31-Aug-09 Bell B206 Hat Yai district, Thailand

31-Aug-09 Bell B206 Hat Yai district, Thailand

31-Aug-09

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Thailand requsts three UH-60L Black Hawks

Source: http://www.dsca.mil/pressreleases/36-b/2009/Thailand_09-49.pdf, 11-Aug-09

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Profile: Chai Nasylvanta of Thailand’s Advance Aviation

Source: Bangkok Post, 28-Jul-09

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CAG report slams HAL for sending defective choppers to airshow

Source: MyNews, 10-Jul-09

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Thailand Launches Helicopter Support

Source: http://www.aviationtoday.com/rw/topstories/Thailand-Launches-Helicopter-Support_30979.html, 31-Mar-09

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Flight Approval for Simplex Power line Washing System in Thailand

Source: Rotorhub, 18-Feb-09

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Luxury charter helicopter service launched in Sakoo, Thailand, with EC130

Source: Phuket Gazette, 12-Feb-09

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