Helicopter News March 07, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News March 07, 2015 by Helis.com


Newsletter #139


City of Philadelphia Welcomes AW609 Manufacturing Mayor Nutter welcomed announcement by AgustaWestland that the AW609 civil TiltRotor helicopter will be manufactured at the company’s Philadelphia facility

Grandnew EMS for Toyama Prefecture Doctor Heli AgustaWestland and Kaigai Corp of Japan announced that Shizuoka Air Commuter has placed an order for a AW109SP GrandNew to perform emergency medical service missions for Toyama Prefecture.

AgustaWestland Gearboxes 60+ Min Run Dry Capability AgustaWestland has successfully demonstrated to the Italian Airworthiness Authority (ENAC) a 60+ minutes loss of oil or “run dry” capability for the AW139 main gearbox (MGB).

LORD Active Vibration Control System for Medevac Surion LORD Corporation has announced the award of an Active Vibration Control System (AVCS) contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for the KUH MEDEVAC variant of the KUH Surion.

Bell Helicopter Italy Sold First Bell 407GX in Country Bell Helicopter announced the sale of a VIP Bell 407GX to Italy-based Elicompany the first Bell 407GX to operate in Italy and the first sale conducted by Bell Helicopter’s new office in Milan

Tuncang is Official Distributor for the SW-4 in China Tuncang Investment Co,Ltd appointed an official non-exclusive distributor for the PZL SW-4 in China. Includes commitment for 10 helicopters. Could also be appointed an Authorized Service Centre

Norsk luftambulanse Orders Three H135 Norway’s Norsk luftambulanse AS has ordered three medical H135s to join their fleet of 13 EC135s and two EC145s.



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