H175 LCI for CHC flying


LCI, SMFL firm up helicopter leasing joint venture

Lessors LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing (SMFL) have confirmed the launch of a helicopter leasing joint venture.

Elbit Systems Hermes 900 on the runway at Aberporth airport


Elbit tests Hermes 900 UAV on SAR missions for UK coastguard

UK coastguard officials are evaluating the results of a series of demonstration flights conducted with an Elbit Systems Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as part of research in support of the country’s next-generation search and rescue contract.

AH-1Z-c-US Marine Corps


US helicopter manufacturers eye further military sales in Eastern Europe

US helicopter manufacturers Bell and Sikorsky are continuing their push into Eastern Europe as they eye new opportunities in the region.

new H215 order©Airbus Helicopters Japan


Nakanihon Air orders one H215 heavy twin

Airbus Helicopters has secured an order for one H215 heavy-twin from Japanese aviation services company Nakanihon Air.

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