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"The document sets out an opportunity of providing assistance in organizing a service center for Russian helicopters in Thailand," the embassy noted. The center is expected to perform all kinds of scheduled maintenance and repair activities. The Thai army operates several Mi-17V-5 multirole helicopters.
WELLINGTON - Helicopters fighting a fire near Wanaka, a resort town on New Zealand's South Island, had to land when a Chilean tourist flew a drone too close. Jorge Raquelme-Cruz, 33, was trying to get photos of a scrub fire near Mount Alpha on January 3 - but his drone in the sky temporarily stopped ...

Airbus Helicopters has received a single Production Organisation Approval (POA) from the European aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the company announced on 5 February. The new POA will replace the previous national approvals from France, Germany and Spain with a single, integrated framework ...
The helicopters were scheduled to land at Massachusetts State Police headquarters, with transport to UMass Memorial in Worcester. Both drivers were taken to hospitals via medical helicopters. Two passengers were taken to hospitals via ground ambulance. The Framingham police officer, according to ...
Airbus Helicopters has a package-delivering unmanned aircraft system. And at the Singapore Airshow, that drone, Skyways, flew for the first time. The first flight demonstration occurred at the National University of Singapore. According to Airbus, it took off from its dedicated maintenance center and landed ...
The stats are in for the use of firefighting helicopters in 2017. The number of requests for Type 1 helicopters was close to average, but the number of orders that were Unable To be Filled (UTF) was almost double the number of filled orders. In 2017 60 percent of the requests were not filled -- 220 of the 370 ...

Airbus Helicopters believes it may be possible to sell an armed variant of the H145M to the US Army - almost five years after the service cancelled its armed aerial scout (AAS) programme. Christian Fanchini, head of operational marketing at the French manufacturer, speaking at a Singapore air show ...
Manila, Philippines -- The Philippine President has ordered the cancellation of a deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and says purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of too many imposed conditions, although he says he still supports U.S. President Donald Trump. President Rodrigo ...
Bell Helicopter, part of American conglomerate Textron, attended Singapore Airshow 2018, where the Texas-based company had several models on display. CNBC took a look inside its Bell 429 and Bell 505, models. The Bell 429, a popular corporate helicopter, costs between $7.5 to 8 million, while the ...
HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first in a new class of British military vessels, sailed out of Portsmouth Naval Base on Friday to learn how to work with helicopters on the open waters. The huge ship, which weighs 65,000 tonnes, is undergoing tests and training in pursuit of its ultimate aim of launching F35-B ...
NAHA, Okinawa PREF. - The U.S. Marine Corps flew helicopters above an elementary school next to a U.S. air base in Okinawa on Thursday, despite having promised Japan it would try to avoid such flights after a window from a CH-53E chopper fell on the school grounds last month. Japan's Defense ...
Through an agreement with FBO manager sea Prime, Leonardo Helicopters opened a maintenance facility at Italian business aviation airport Milano Linate Prime last month, the helicopter OEM announced this week. Equipped to provide line maintenance for private and commercial AW109 and AW139 ...
Russian Helicopters has successfully completed the transfer of a batch of shipborne anti-submarine Ka-27M helicopters to the Russian Navy. The serial upgrade of the Ka-27Ms is being carried out within the framework of a government defence contract at the company's helicopter manufacturing factory, ...
London, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The workhorse helicopters fleet of the British Army bid a final farewell Tuesday with a spectacular flight over London. The fleet of Lynx helicopters retired after 40 years of service, with the army describing them as one of its most ubiquitous aviation assets. Described as a ...
Russian Helicopters is making a concerted push to capture more of the emergency medical services (EMS) market as it sees reduced demand for bespoke military platforms. Writing in the manufacturer's triannual in-house magazine, chief executive Andrey Boginsky says that Russian government-led efforts ...
17, 2018. Three helicopters were attacked by unidentified people who left behind pamphlets from the organization Coordinator Arauco Malleco, CAM, demanding autonomy for the Indigenous Mapuche people, hours before Pope Francis celebrated a Mass in this city. (Manuel Araneda, Aton Chile via AP).
Those low-flying military helicopters and aircraft disturbing the calm the past two nights were involved in training exercises -- and there may be more action before the week is over. For security reasons, the U.S. Department of Defense doesn't announce when or where its personnel will be training. The only ...

Britain said Wednesday that it will send three Royal Air Force helicopters to join France's military mission against Islamic militants in Africa's Sahel region as part of closer U.K.-French intelligence and military cooperation. The two countries will promise to step up efforts against violent extremism during a ...
Britain prepares to send military helicopters for French campaign against Islamists in Sahel ... Britain will send military helicopters to join a French campaign against Islamist extremists in Africa as London and Paris move to deepen cross-Channel defence ties, the Prime Minister is expected to announce ...
Russian Helicopters has delivered the new batch of modernized Ka-27M multirole helicopters to the Russian Navy, the defense ministry in Moscow said Sunday. The modernization of the helicopters is held at the Kumertau aviation Production Enterprise. "The new version of this aircraft introduces modern ...
Recent months have seen a number of designs brought to market that aim to compete with helicopters for long-range crew transfer. Doing so requires a platform that is stable and fast and has an offshore access system capable of compensating for sometimes challenging conditions that is also suitable for ...
Helijet International has signed a Letter of Intent with PHI for the procurement and supply of up to six Sikorsky S-76C++ model helicopters, the company announced on 11 January. The companies have signed definitive agreements for the delivery and acceptance of the first three S-76C++ helicopters.
Sulaimani - Some kind of explosive substance was dropped on Friday (January 12) by two unknown helicopters in Hajiawa and found detonated in a residents' house. No casualties were reported from the blast. A family head in the village of Kani Maran said she heard a loud sound and saw smoke and ...
Six police cars and two helicopters sent to report of plane crash. A witness saw the aircraft's engine stall before it began to spiral towards the ground. Share; Comments. By. Neil ShawHead of Digital. 07:31, 15 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, crime statistics, ...
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Columbia Helicopters $27,600 for hazardous waste violations. The 60-year-old Aurora company manufactures and operates helicopters for forestry, firefighting, oil exploration, disaster response and other activities. It operates a helicopter repair, ...
ARLINGTON, Va. - military helicopters hovering above neighborhoods near the Pentagon have Northern Virginia residents demanding lawmakers to take action in curbing the noise that is causing disruptions to their daily lives. These residents said the problem has worsened in recent months and has been ...
Boeing's newest prototype drone is a skeletal, squarish quadrotor built as a "flying test bed to mature the building blocks of autonomous technology for future applications," the aircraft maker said in a statement. Measuring 15 feet wide and 18 long, the Cargo Air Vehicle represents Boeing's next step in its ...
The government was taking active steps to trace the missing fishermen by using 25 ships and helicopters. On Thursday, 47 fishermen returned home. Search operations continue to trace 271 missing fishermen. Besides, financial assistance had been provided to the families of missing fishermen, it said.
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first Tiger helicopter retrofitted into the HAD version of the French army aviation, after having previously completed its formal acceptance process with the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA). The retrofit from the HAP to the HAD version involves performing over ...
HALIFAX -- Testing of some of Canada's new navy helicopters has hit a snag. The Canadian Forces says a sonar system used by some CH-148 cyclones must be removed before the helicopters are allowed to land on ships. The military said in an email that the sonars risk being bumped by a landing ...
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Friday received a request for proposal (RFP) for 15 limited series light combat helicopters from the Air Force and the army. The development comes days after the Air Force issued the RFP to HAL for manufacturing 83 Tejas Light combat aircraft (LCA) in the Mk-1A ...
The Moma Stanojlovic military aircraft enterprise in Batajnica is already repairing two helicopters for Macedonia," he said. Responding to a question about the purchase of Russian-made S-300 air defense missile systems, the defense minister said it was early to speak about this as serious countries ...
The Bell 407GX is a four-bladed derivative of the twin-bladed JetRanger-series of single-engine helicopters. First launched in 2011, the 407GX has previously been delivered to the United Arab Emirates for conversion into the Multi-Role Helicopter (MRH) light attack and armed reconnaissance platform by ...
Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Patterson, a combat photographer with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, awaits the arrival of AH-1Z helicopters at Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Dec. 19, 2017. The arrival of the 4th generation attack helicopters enhances the capabilities and ...
The province's two new life-saving helicopters were cleared for takeoff Friday after months of delays. The aircraft were also cleared for landing on the roofs of Halifax's hospitals -- which hasn't been allowed for 18 months. LifeFlight Tango and LifeFlight November are equipped with a weather feed, more ...
Four factory-new Mil Mi-8 rotorcraft have recently been delivered to several operators across Russia, Russian Helicopters reports. The aircraft went to the Republic of Komi, Nenets Autonomous District, Pskov Region, and Amur Region. Komi and Nenets Autonomous District each received a Mi-8MTV-1s ...
Airbus Helicopters has confirmed production of its five-seat H120 Colibri (nee EC120B) light-single helicopter has ceased after orders for the type stagnated, contributed largely by cheaper North American single turbine offerings now available in the category. Airbus said its 22-year production of the H120 ...
The army's helicopters have a number of names you recognize immediately: Apache, Black Hawk, Kiowa, Lakota, Comanche. They are also known as ... Three UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters prepare to touch down next to the Point Salines Airport runway during Operation URGENT FURY. (SUBSTANDARD).
Production Of Kamov Helicopters For India To Be Done In 4 Stages: Russian Official. Under the Indo-Russia joint venture, 200 Kamov 226T helicopters will be produced out of which 60 would be supplied to India in fly-away condition. One hundred forty helicopters will be manufactured in India under a USD ...
Helicopters could crash amid Ministry of Defence cuts, warns army chief. Lt. General Richard Felton has warned fewer flying hours and engineers could lead to inexperienced pilots and maintenance crew. Exclusive. By David Wooding, Sunday Political Editor. 3rd December 2017, 2:57 am. Updated: 3rd December 2017, ...
"We had a dialogue with the Indian minister for defence on the requirements and characteristics for the helicopters that are desired to be supplied. In my opinion, we are in the final stage of approving these parameters and I only hope and expect this agreement to be signed by the Q1 of 2018 because we ...
The Ecuadorian army has signed a deal with Airbus Helicopters for two AS 350B3 Ecureuil helicopters reportedly worth USD5.4 million, the country's Ministry of Defence reported on 29 November. The deal includes training for six pilots and 12 technicians, and a three-year technical warranty. The platforms ...
The Belgium government announced on 23 November that the helicopters would be deployed along with approximately 50 personnel to a "secured UN compound" in Gao from February 2018, and would likely be operational the following month. The deployment will last at least four months and could be ...
In this week's episode of "In the Know," Coloradoan reporter Saja Hindi rounds up the week's most-read stories and explores the use of medical helicopters with reporter Pat Ferrier. Ferrier investigated the costs and complaints related to air ambulances in Northern Colorado. SoundCloud cookie ...
Camp Pendleton -- fighter jets, combat helicopters and ospreys will take to the sky over Southern California the next few days as part of a pre-combat training exercise known as Winter Fury, military officials said Thursday, Nov. 30. The training will take place at Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps ...
The number of hours flown has decreased by 45% since 2009, while the numbers of helicopters and bases had decreased dramatically. More than half of police forces in England and Wales had to wait on average more than half an hour for a helicopter to arrive, the report found. The area with the worst ...
Ten yers after taking delivery of its first NH Industries (NHI) NH-90 helicopters, the Australian Army is finally preparing to use them in the most demanding role. Because of poor performance issues, the army unit that supports operations by the country's special forces was obliged to retain its Sikorsky S-70 ...
An investigation has been launched after a man who lost six members of his family in the Grenfell Tower disaster accused the police helicopter of helping to fan the flames. Nabil Choucair has lodged a formal complaint with the Independent police Complaints Commission (IPCC) also alleging that the use ...
Airbus Helicopters has officially halted the production and marketing of its H120 single-engine turbine light helicopter. The announcement ...
The Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it is looking to buy helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as part of the restructuring and ...


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