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April 23, 2018 · Vertical Magazine

First Bell 505 delivered to Mexico

Bell announced on April 23 that a 505 helicopter has been delivered to RedWings S.A de C.V. based out of Santiago de Querétaro, marking it as the first 505 aircraft to be delivered to Mexico. Bell said the 505’s multi-mission performance continues to attract attention from tourism, law enforcement and utility operators. Bell PhotoWith this delivery, the Bell 505 has now...
May 4, 2018 · Vertical Magazine

Airbus Helicopters’ Lakota fleet surpasses 500,000 flight hours

Airbus Helicopters’ UH-72A Lakota fleet recently exceeded 500,000 flight hours, operating in a multitude of military missions and tasks around the globe. Airbus has delivered more than 420 Lakotas since the UH-72A was competitively selected in 2005. Airbus Photo“This milestone is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all our employees who have helped make the UH-72A Lakota...
April 6, 2018 · Vertical Magazine

Coptersafety’s H145 simulator first to be certified with Helionix STEP 2

Coptersafety, an independent helicopter flight training service provider, has updated its H145 helicopter simulator avionics software with Helionix Step 2. Furthermore, it has now been certified by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) under EASA regulations. The simulator’s updated features, thanks to STEP 2, include new approach procedures and autopilot with hover capability. Coptersafety PhotoIn order to provide immersive and most realistic...
March 28, 2018 · Vertical Magazine

Safran to power Qatar’s new NH90 fleet

Qatar has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as the engine supplier of its new NH90 fleet. The 28 NH90 military helicopters, whose acquisition was announced on March 14, will all feature RTM322 engines. Qatar will receive 16 NH90s in tactical transport configuration and 12 NH90s in naval configuration. Anthony Pecchi PhotoThey will be assembled in Bordes, France, and delivered to Airbus...
April 16, 2018 · Vertical Magazine

Weston aero and military jumble returns to the Helicopter Museum

The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare will be holding its second annual Aero Jumble and military collectors’ event on Sunday, April 29, raising funds to help preserve its unique collection of aircraft. The jumble has over 30 exhibitor tables booked in along with hundreds of items being sold by the museum. The Helicopter Museum PhotoThe museum’s display hangar, which houses the world’s...