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Helicopter news

Helispeed announces new contract with Heliconia

Blackpool-based Helispeed has announced a new contract with Heliconia Air Services of Morocco which will see Helispeed supply them with qualified pilots for 12 months. Helispeed will supply pilots from its ‘Heli-Trax’ database which holds over 700 highly trained and vetted pilots from across the world. Gemma Walker, Operations Director, [read more]

Airbus Helicopters H160
Airline news

Strong growth for Airbus Helicopters in 2018

There was strong growth for Airbus Helicopters in 2018 as the company saw orders for 413 aircraft across the year, up 18% on 2017 and delivered 356 aircraft. The figures means that Airbus’ share of the helicopter marketplace is now 54% with Leonardo and Bell falling behind with just 21% [read more]

Bell Jet Ranger X505
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HELX to showcase Bell X505 at Cardiff Heliport

HELX AV, the sole UK & Ireland dealer for Bell helicopters, has announced it will showcase the latest aircraft in the Jet Ranger series at Cardiff Heliport. The Bell Jet Ranger X505 is described as “The New Industry Leader” for five seat helicopters and is designed for safety, efficiency and [read more]

The Flying Bulls Bristol Sycamore (Image: P. Harrison)
Helicopter news

Helicopter Museum welcomes only flying Sycamore

The Bristol Sycamore 171  is the oldest flying British designed helicopter still Flying. This example is also the only surviving Sycamore 171 still flying. The sycamore was Designed by Raoul Hafner and built at Filton, by the Bristol Aeroplane company, this particular one being built in 1957. The Sycamore served [read more]