Helicopter News July 30, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News July 30, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #201

CHC EC225/H225 Reaches 100,000 Flight Hours CHC Helicopter reached 100,000 flight hours with its fleet of EC225LP/H225 helicopters last April being the current largest operator of the type with more than 40 delivered since 2007

UK RAF Puma Electronic Warfare to be Updated Selex ES has won a contract worth around €27M (£19M) to provide an ongoing radar warning capability for the UK Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma helicopters.

First H135 for Offshore Wind Operations to HTM The first H135 (EC135T3) configured for offshore hoisting duties has been delivered to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH serving offshore windfarms in the German Bight.

Another Batch of Mi-171Sh Delivered to Peru Another batch of 3 Mi-171Sh helicopters (of a 24 package) were delivered to the Defense Ministry of Peru. Immediately after their arrival, the helicopters took part in an annual military parade.

19,525 Missions in 6 Months for German Air-Rescue In the first half of 2015, DRF Luftrettung, the German Air Rescue Service, flew a total of 19,525 missions from 30 HEMS bases in Germany and Austria

Colombia Mechanics with South Carolina NG Aviation maintenance personnel from the Republic of Colombia’s armed forces participated in a subject matter expert exchange with the South Carolina Army National Guard

New York NG Chinooks in Parachute Competition Two New York Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend supporting the oldest and largest international military parachute competition in the world.

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