An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 helicopter was shot down by a missile fired by an IAF aircraft which mistook it for an enemy aircraft in Kashmir on February 16 around the time when Indian and Pakistani jets were involved in a dogfight. The IAF had then blamed the crash on technical reasons which killed all six IAF personnel on board
Sikorsky's HH-60W Combat Rescue helicopter completed its first test flight in the company's Florida site. The aircraft is based off the UH-60M Black hawk and is customized for the US Air force's Rescue missions
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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has formally received its first AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter at Boeings facility in Arizona, United States. “First AH-64E (I) Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the IAF at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on 10 May 19
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Airbus has delivered H215 heavy twin-engine utility helicopter to Chinas State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC). The H215 will join the companys existing fleet of 15 Airbus helicopters, comprised of H125s, an H120 and an H225
The Indian Air Force (IAF) inaugurated a new repair and overhaul facility for its Mi-17V-5 helicopters in the North Indian city of Chandigarh on Wednesday. "The new infrastructural facility at Chandigarh unit would help repair Mi-17V-5 helicopter airframes and their aero engines," Air Marshall RKS Shera said
Airbus Helicopters has been awarded an extension of the Australian Armys Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract by the Australian Department of Defence. The five-year contract includes maintenance, operational maintenance of training aircraft, training, design services, software development and testing, and other support areas, the company said in a statement Wednesday
The first four of 22 Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters will be delivered to the Indian Air Force (IAF) in August. India and the US signed a $2
The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a national type certificate for Russian Helicopters Mi-171 chopper and its VK-2500-03 engine. The certification enable the sale of the helicopter to China
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