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Sikorsky S-92 LN-OIJ Accident Report
Sikorsky S-92 LN-OIJ Accident Report, 02-Mar-24 On February 28, 2024 a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, serial LN-OIJ callsign NORSAR6 under contract of Equinor Energy, crashed 29 miles west of Bergen near Sotra island during a search and rescue (SAR) training flight.
Bristow Orders Ten Additional AW189 Helicopters
Bristow Orders Ten Additional AW189 Helicopters, 28-Feb-24 Bristow orders 10 (+10 options) new Leonardo AW189 helicopters to be delivered between 2025 and 2028 for offshore oil and gas operations and by coast guard search and rescue (SAR) contracts in the UK, the Netherlands, and beginning in 2025 in Ireland
Bristow Selects Safran Engines for New H135 Fleet
Bristow Selects Safran Engines for New H135 Fleet, 29-Feb-24 Bristow selected the Arrius 2B2 engine to power its new fleet of 5 (+10 options) Airbus H135 helicopters. Safran USA in Grand Prairie, Texas will provide SBH® (Support-By-the-Hour) under an hourly support contract. The H135s will be use for offshore energy support missions
Castle Air Adding Third AW139 helicopter
Castle Air Adding Third AW139 helicopter, 29-Feb-24 Castle Air is adding a third AW139 in 2025 to its fleet of 10 Leonardo helicopters for operations in the UK
Equinor Energy Orders Ten Bell 525 for North Sea
Equinor Energy Orders Ten Bell 525 for North Sea, 01-Mar-24 Norwegian energy company Equinor ordered 10 Bell 525 helicopters for North Sea offshore operations with deliveries expected to begin in 2026
Up to 15 Airbus H135 for Bristow Energy Missions
Up to 15 Airbus H135 for Bristow Energy Missions, 28-Feb-24 Bristow signed framework contract for up to 15 (5+10 options) Airbus H135 helicopters for offshore energy services
THC Signs for up to 120 Airbus Helicopters
THC Signs for up to 120 Airbus Helicopters, 28-Feb-24 Saudi Arabia’s one of largest helicopter operators, The Helicopter Company (THC), signed a framework agreement for up to 120 Airbus helicopters. Deliveries are scheduled over the next 5-7 years, commencing with 8 H125s and 10 H145D3s. Since 2020, THC has already received 25 aircraft, including the new ACH160
Bell and Leonardo MoU on Military Tiltrotors
Bell and Leonardo MoU on Military Tiltrotors, 28-Feb-24 Bell and Leonardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate cooperation opportunities in the tiltrotor technology domain during Heli-Expo 2024
Niagara Helicopters Upgrades Fleet with New H130s
Niagara Helicopters Upgrades Fleet with New H130s, 29-Feb-24 Niagara Helicopters, a tourism sightseeing company based in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada ordered six new Airbus H130s during Heli-Expo 2024
Airbus HCare for Air Center H225 Fleet
Airbus HCare for Air Center H225 Fleet, 28-Feb-24 Air Center Helicopters (ACHI) signed an Airbus HCare maintenancte contract to support their fleet of 18 EC225/H225 helicopters for the next five years



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