Newsletter #92

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X First Flight The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter maiden flight took place at the Mirabel, Québec manufacturing facility, Canada on November 10, 2014.

Three AW139 For Indonesian Offshore Operators Three AW139 intermediate twin helicopters were signed with various Indonesian operators to support the offshore oil and gas industry and will be delivered in 2015 and 2016.

Blackcomb wins “Innovation in Safety” Award Blackcomb Aviation has been awarded the 2014 Airbus Helicopters Canada “Innovation in Safety” Award for their dedicated and collaborative approach to ensuring 25 years of safe operations.

Mi-26 Helps Make New Geographical Discovery Russian military Mi-26 carrying equipment to Novosibirskie discovered a new island in the Arctic Ocean. Yaya island, a sandy soil of 370 by 125 metres, rise one metre above Vasilevsky waters

Mi-26 Saves Polar Bear Cub The crew of a Russian Mi-26 military helicopter saved a baby polar bear from starving to death in the Arctic after the young bear became separated from its mother.

Turbomeca Arrius 2R First Flight With Bell 505 Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine, the newest member of the successful Arrius family, took the sky for the first time on 10 November with the Bell 505 at the Bell Helicopter Mirabel facility.

AgustaWestland and Indopelita Agreement AgustaWestland announce the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with Indopelita Aircraft Service (IAS) of Indonesia Intended to sustain future business opportunities and on-site support services.

20th Brazilian AW169, 17 percent worldwide Brazil is the largest single market so far for the AW169 helicopter and represents 17 percent of the over 120 sales worldwide.