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  • Canada may boost SAR fleet with former US presidential helicopters


    Canada is considering the economic viability of resurrecting a number of mothballed helicopters - originally destined...


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  • Canada may boost SAR fleet with former US presidential helicopters

    News | 03 Oct 2013 14:14 | Dominic Perry

    Canada is considering the economic viability of resurrecting a number of mothballed helicopters - originally destined to provide VVIP transportation for the US government - to augment its long-range search and rescue fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-may-boost-SAR-fleet-with-former-US-presidential-helicopters-391284/
  • Contracts

    News | 12 Jul 2004 23:00

    <p>Boeing is to equip the UK Royal Air Force's four C-17 strategic transports for installation of Northrop Grumman's large-aircraft infrared countermeasures system. Worth $12.6 million, the work will be completed in January.</p> <p>Lockheed Martin is to produce a TPS-59(V) 3 ballistic-missile defence radar system for Bahrain under a $43.6 million contract. The radar will complement Bahrain's Raytheon Hawk surface-to-air missile battery.</p> <p>BAE Systems will develop a digital flight-control computer to replace analogue automatic flight controls on 300 US Army Boeing CH-47D Chinooks being modernised to CH-47F standard. Flight tests are planned for next year, with production installations beginning in 2006.</p> <p>CAE is to support its Medallion-S visual systems on Eurofighter Typhoon simulators at training bases in Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK under a five-year, C$30 million ($22.6 million) contract from Eurofighter Simulation Systems.</p> <p>Denmark has signed an agreement tohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Contracts-184116/
  • Cormorant lands

    News | 07 Jun 2004 23:00

    <p>Atlantis Systems has delivered an AgustaWestland CH-149 Cormorant helicopter cockpit procedures trainer to the Canadian Forces' base in Comox, British Columbia. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cormorant-lands-182722/
  • Canada seeks greater Cormorant capabilities

    News | 19 May 2003 23:00

    <p>STEWART PENNEY / YEOVIL</p> <p>Success of rescue missions leads to request for measures to extend helicopter's range </p> <p>Canada is seeking to extend the capabilities of its AgustaWestland CH-149 Cormorant search-and-rescue (SAR) helicopter following a series of dramatic rescues since service entry last year.</p> <p>Maj Gilbert Thibault, commanding officer of 103 SAR Sqn, says the Canadian Forces have requested a weight increase and clearance to operate with one of the helicopter's three engines shut down. Both measures will be used to extend the machine's 1,200km (650nm) range. The Canadian Forces are understood to have submitted a list of changes, although Thibault declines to comment.</p> <p>TheCH-149 is cleared for 14,580kg (32,120lb) maximum take-off weight (MTOW), says Thibault. AgustaWestland is already offering the EH101, of which the Cormorant is a variant, at 15,600kg MTOW, and a number of operators are routinely using only two engines during cruise. The Canadian Fohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-seeks-greater-Cormorant-capabilities-165656/
  • IMP aims to seal Canadian Forces maritime contract

    News | 06 May 2002 23:00

    <p>STEWART PENNEY / HALIFAX</p> <p>Nova Scotia-based group intends to build on Cormorant success with second support deal</p> <p>IMP Group is seeking to use its experience in providing in-service support for the Canadian Forces' AgustaWestland CH-149 Cormorant search and rescue helicopters to bid for the support package for Canada's Maritime Helicopter Programme (MHP) and develop its work on Canadian Lockheed Martin CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft.</p> <p>Halifax, Nova Scotia-based IMP has a contract to support the 15 EH101-based Cormorants at four bases across Canada. The machine is just entering service and IMP will be responsible for providing enough helicopters to meet a contracted number of annual flying hours at each base. "IMP will provide the full range of support: all but the flying has been contracted to us," says Carl Kumpic, IMP Aerospace vice-president international marketing.</p> <p>A Cormorant support centre has been created at Halifax and the company has parthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IMP-aims-to-seal-Canadian-Forces-maritime-contract-147270/