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Waypoint Delivers H135 Trainer to ADAC

25-Apr, Waypoint leased one H135 to German ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH (ALT) for pilot training. This is their seventh H135 delivery and first transaction with ALT

Fifth CH-53K Fuselage Delivered

25-Apr, Spirit AeroSystems delivered the 5th System Demonstration Test Article (SDTA) CH-53K fuselage to Sikorsky. The 6th, and final prototype, is underway

Japan Coast Guard Additional H225

25-Apr, Japan Coast Guard ordered an additional H225/EC225LP. Currently operates 3 AS332L and 5 EC225. JCG will have 13 Super Pumas by March 2021

Boeing Announced German Team for H-47 Chinook

25-Apr, Boeing announced first 10 German companies partners in the H-47 Chinook industrial plan for the Luftwaffe STH Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition

Arctic Care 2018 Exercise in Alaska

24-Apr, Alaska Army National Guard’s 207th Aviation Regiment Black Hawk helicopters and Canadian troops taking part of Arctic Care 2018 Exercise in Kotzebue, Alaska

Drone Historic Flight by Airbus and Schiebel

24-Apr, Airbus and Schiebel tested Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) capabilities between an H145 a Camcopter S-100 drone. First European helicopter manufacturers to demonstrate this technology. The highest Level of Interoperability (LOI 5) was achieved which allows the manned platform (in this case the H145 helicopter) to exercise full control of the drone including its take-off and landing

Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filters for H125 in China

23-Apr, The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) approved the AS350/H125’ Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for installation in China.

Arriel 2H Obtains EASA Certification

23-Apr, Safran Helicopter Engine Arriel 2H received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) type certification. Developed for the Chinese Avicopter AC312E (Z-9/AS365). Is the most powerful of Arriel variants

London Heliport 2017 Balance

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