Helicopter News July 11, 2016 by Helis.com
Helicopter News July 11, 2016 by Helis.com


Newsletter #343 Farnborough 2016


AAR Extended Support Contract in Afghanistan US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) awarded AAR new rotary wing airlift services contract to support US Central Command (CENTCOM) from Kandahar airfield, Afghanistan. AAR operating there since 2009

Russia and China AHL to be Signed by End of 2016 Now referred as advanced heavy helicopter (AHH) program, the Russian / Chinese Advanced Heavy Lift (AHL) contract expects up to 300 aircraft to be produced in 5 years

CareFlight becomes LifeFlight CareFlight from Queensland Australia changed name to LifeFlight to reduce confusion with CareFlight New South Wales

Russian Helicopters at FIA 2016 Russian Helicopters featuring the Mi-171A2, Mi-38 and Ansat in the Farnborough International Airshow, July 11-15

First VIP H175 Delivered First VVIP H175 with a cabin interior provided by Pegasus Design delivered to an undisclosed customer who will operate it in Europe as a complement to the yacht

Sikorsky Recognizes Bristow and HM Coastguard Sikorsky recognized Bristow and the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency for excellence in lifesaving achievement with the S-92 helicopter



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