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London Heliport 2017 Balance

20-Apr, The London Heliport, London’s only licensed heliport, handled 11,900 total movements in 2017

Ardiden 3C obtains EASA Certification

20-Apr, Safran Helicopter Engine Ardiden 3Cs received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) type certification. Known in China as WZ16, was developed for the Avicopter AC352 (Airbus H175)

USA Approves MH-60R Seahawk for Mexico

19-Apr, US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 8 MH-60R Seahawk with training and equipment to Mexico valued $1.20 billion

Safran Signs Engines Support Contracts

19-Apr, Safran Helicopter Engines has signed Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International covering H125/H130 fleet engines

San Diego Gas & Electric New H145 Helicopter

18-Apr, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), a major Southern California public utility company received a new H145/EC145T2 to support its electric transmission and distribution network

More German Partners for STH CH-53K Team

18-Apr, German companies participating in the CH-53K proposal for the future Luftwaffe helicopter are Rheinmetall, team leader, MTU, ZF Luftfahrttechnik, Autoflug, HYDRO Systems KG, Rockwell Collins Germany, Jenoptik, Hensoldt, Liebherr and Rohde & Schwarz

10-Year Contract $25.5B to Support US Army

17-Apr, AAR Corp awarded 10-year contract valued up to $25.5 billion for logistics and services support of US Army operations worldwide

SIFOREX 2018 Exercise in Peru

17-Apr, An US Navy HSM-78’ MH-60R Seahawk is taking part of the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) Exercise SIFOREX in Peru. Represent a unique opportunity to train against multiple diesel powered submarines

AW159 Demonstration in Malaysia

17-Apr, Two Royal Navy 847 NAS’ AW159 Wildcats embarked in the French Navy FS Dixmude assault carrier for a 5 month deployment took part of a demonstration to the Malaysian Armed Forces at Lumut naval base