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Bristow Secures €100M Government Financing for Irish Coastguard

Bristow Secures €100M Government Financing for Irish Coastguard

Bristow Leasing Ltd secures up to €100 million from UK Export Finance for the acquisition of five new Leonardo AW189 SAR-configured helicopters to be used in the Irish Coast Guard contract
13-Jun - #Ireland

NAHEMA Launches NH90 Block 1 Upgrade

NAHEMA Launches NH90 Block 1 Upgrade

NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) signed contract for development of the NH90 Block 1 upgrade (also known as Software Release 3) for 200 TTH (land) and NFH (naval) helicopters used by Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy
13-Jun - #NH90

Teledyne FLIR  Hadron 640 Camera for Unmanned Systems

Teledyne FLIR Hadron 640 Camera for Unmanned Systems

Teledyne FLIR expands Next-Generation Hadron 640 series of dual thermal-visible cameras for Unmanned Systems (UAS) with enhanced sensitivity and SWaP-optimized design for Out-of-the-Box integration
12-Jun - #drones

PHI MRO Appointed as Leonardo AW139 Service Center

PHI MRO Appointed as Leonardo AW139 Service Center

PHI MRO Services, the maintenance, repair, and overhaul center of the PHI Group, has been appointed as a Leonardo Service Center for the AW139 helicopter for U.S. operators
12-Jun - #AW139

World’s First VR Helicopter External Sling Load Simulator

World’s First VR Helicopter External Sling Load Simulator

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the Swiss Loft Dynamics helicopter external sling load (HESLO) simulation allows pilots to practice mirror and vertical reference techniques more realistically, efficiently, and safely than ever before
12-Jun - #slingLoad

New Zealand Police Bell 429s Reach 15,000 Flight Hours

New Zealand Police Bell 429s Reach 15,000 Flight Hours

The three Bell 429 helicopters, in service with the New Zealand Police since 2019 and operated by Advanced Flight, have achieved 15,000 flight hours
12-Jun - #NewZealand

Texas Game Wardens New H125 Helicopter

Texas Game Wardens New H125 Helicopter

Texas Game Wardens, part of f Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept and responsible for conservation law enforcement, search and rescue and aerial firefighting received a brand new Airbus H125 helicopter completed by Metro Aviation
12-Jun - #texas

New Helicopter Maintenance Facility in Georgetown, Texas

New Helicopter Maintenance Facility in Georgetown, Texas

Thoroughbred Aviation, an Authorized MD Helicopters Service Center for over 35 years, inaugurated a new Aviation Authorized Service Center (ASC) location in Georgetown, Texas
11-Jun - #Georgetown

Dutch Helicentre Merges with Norwegian European Helicopter Center

Dutch Helicentre Merges with Norwegian European Helicopter Center

The flying schools European Helicopter Center in Norway and Helicentre in the Netherlands, have formed a new company under the name European Heli Center which has two separate divisions: one in Torp, Norway, and one in Lelystad, the Netherlands
11-Jun - #flyingSchool



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