Newsletter #91

Two French Army NH90 Arrived at Mali Two French Army (ALAT) NH90 Caiman from the 1st Regiment of Combat Helicopters (1 RHC) arrived in Gao, Mali for Operation Barkhane on November 3rd, 2014

Second Australian Army MRH90 Simulator Ready Australian Defence Forces accepted their second MRH90 helicopter full-flight and mission simulator located at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville in Queensland.

Russian Helicopters at Dubai Helishow 2014 Russian Helicopters has taken part in the Dubai Helishow 2014 (UAE) and showcased its upcoming Mi-171A2 search and rescue helicopter, and also the Ka-32A11BC firefighting model

Two Offshore AW139 for HeliStar Colombia Helistar de Aviacion of Colombia has signed for two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters marking the entrance of the type in the Latin American country.

Indonesian Navy Acquires 11 AS565MBe Panther PT Dirgantara Indonesia will be outfitting 11 Airbus Helicopters AS565MBe Panther for the Indonesian Navy to be used in naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions.

Indonesian Army Receives First of 12 Fennec Indonesian Army has taken delivery of first of 6 single-engine and 6 twin-engine Fennec to constitute a light attack squadron. Rest are to be supplied through 2016.

First CSAR EC725 to Indonesian Air Force The first of six Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) EC725 helicopters was handed over to Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU). PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) will complete the mission equipment customization.

West Coast Last CH-46E to Davis-Monthan CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters with Marine VMM-364 squadron made their final flight from MCAS Camp Pendleton, California, to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Oct. 29 2014

160th SOAR Hosts Vietnam Era Aviators Reunion Former members 227th Attack Helicopter Battalion 1st Cavalry Division who served in Vietnam held a reunion on Hunter Army Airfield hosted by Night Stalkers 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment