Helicopter News February 25, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News February 25, 2015 by Helis.com


Newsletter #131 Avalon 2015


Four LCI AW139s for EMS in Australia LCI will lease, from the second half of 2016, four new AW139 to Australia’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service for EMS operations on behalf of New South Wales NSW Ambulance.

Papillon Golden Helicopter for 50th Anniversary Papillon ordered a specially painted EC130T2 "Golden Helicopter" to celebrate the company s 50th golden anniversary. Shown at HeliExpo but officially unveiled April 16 in Las Vegas

First Flight of the Second Bell 505 The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X’s second flight test vehicle has successfully achieved its first flight

First HEMS Bell 429 in the Middle East Goes to Kuwait Bell Helicopter announced today the Ministry of Health in Kuwait will be operating the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in the Middle East.

First Sikorsky S-92 Customer Support Center in Australia Sikorsky Helitech in Brisbane Australia has become the first Sikorsky-authorized S-92 helicopter Customer Support Center in the world.

Australia First AW139 Training Centre Australia’s largest provider of transport and logistics Toll Group announced deal with AgustaWestland to build and operate Australia’s first AW139 authorised training centre.

Ambulance Victoria Takes Delivery of its First AW139 AgustaWestland and Australian Helicopters are pleased to announce the delivery of the first AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter in EMS configuration for Ambulance Victoria.

Australia CareFlight 1,000th Mission in 8 Months RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a patient bitten by what is believed to be a deadly Tiger Snake. The hospital transfer marks the 1,000th mission for RACQ CareFlight Rescue in just eight months.

Northrop Grumman at Avalon 2015 Northrop Grumman will highlight key programmes at the Australian International Air Show including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)

Bond Australia Begins Service with the S-92 Sikorsky Aircraft announced the official delivery of two S-92 helicopters to Bond Helicopters Australia at the 2015 Avalon Airshow.




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