Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters. The 55 aircraft include 21 repurposed H225s, and 10 brand new H145s and 24 H125 for search and rescue (SAR), public services, and emergency medical service (EMS) missions in the country
The first pre-production of Airbus H160 helicopter has been fitted with its rear fuselage, comprising the tail boom and tail assembly, the company announced Friday. The Airbus Helicopters H160 (formerly known under the designation of "X4") is an in-development, medium-lift, multi-role helicopter
Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, has completed the first service contract to the Lao Ministry of Defense by transferring a batch of four repaired Mi-17 helicopters at the official ceremony. The transfer ceremony took place at the air base in Vientiane, the holdings announced Thursday
The US Army has awarded a $139.8 million worth contract to Boeing for procurement of four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters, the Department of defense announced Wednesday
Russian Helicopters developed first Ka-62 prototype helicopter will be subjected to vibration frequency tests in mid-July. Three prototypes of Ka-62 have been built by the Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company
Boeing has won a $80.7 million worth contract to supply four new build MH-47G rotary wing aircraft to the US Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOC), the Department of defense announced Thursday
The first green helicopter earmarked for Indian Coast Guard has completed its build with installation of basic systems and had a successful maiden ground run in Bangalore, India today. It was handed over to the Rotary Wing R&D Centre, a design house of HAL for integration and certification of 19 new systems
Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) delivered six Mi-17-1V helicopters to the Border Security Force of the Republic of India. The helicopters were overhauled at Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP)
The Technodinamika holding company, a member of the Rostec State Corporation, is developing the first pilot units for Ansat and Ka-226 light civilian helicopters to replace Ukrainian components. NP1
Russian Helicopters has carried out the maiden flight of its first multi-role M-171A2 helicopter and will deliver it to UTair-Helicopter Services for experimental operation in polar-regions. "It's a brand new machine, with advanced digital technologies on board and entirely different performance characteristics
The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLA Navy) recently tested ship-borne helicopters in live-fire drills in the South China Sea, to verify attacking targets at sea. During the exercise, two helicopters reached target area flying at a low altitude, avoiding radar detection and locked in on the target using radar while waiting for attack orders, a China Central Television (CCTV) broadcast showed on Tuesday
Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence have agreed to establish a helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility in Melbourne capable of servicing MRH Taipan, foreign NH90 and certain civil helicopter main gear boxes. Planned to be set up into an existing facility of Leonardo and to commence operation in mid-2020, the centre will employ at least 12 technical staff for 30 years or more
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