Indian Coast Guard to Induct 3 ALH Mk-III Helicopters

June 12, 2021 @ 06:19 AM

The Indian Coast Guard inducted three indigenously manufactured Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) Mk-III on Saturday. On June 7, the Indian Navy commissioned a second naval air squadron equipped with ALH Mk-III aircraft

U.S. Navy Receives First TH-73A Training Helicopter

June 11, 2021 @ 12:24 PM

Leonardo delivered the first TH-73A training helicopter to the U.S

Russian Mi-171A2 Choppers to Have 4 Additional Seats

June 9, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) gave its nod to Russian Helicopters for the installation of four additional passenger seats in the Mi-171A2 cabin. The increase in the number of seats from 20 to 24 will give additional advantages to operators when performing passenger transportation, a Rostec release on Tuesday...

Poland Delivers 5 New S-70i Choppers to Philippines

June 8, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) took delivery of five additional S-70i Black Hawk combat utility helicopters from Poland on Monday. The Polish-made choppers were delivered to the country aboard an Antonov transport

USMC Demos Link-16 Connection between AH-1Z Viper, Ground Station

June 7, 2021 @ 03:33 PM

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has demonstrated in flight testing a two-way connection between the AH-1Z Viper helicopter and a ground station using new Link-16 hardware and software. Link-16 enables the AH-1Z—unlike any other helicopter in the world with its integrated anti-air capability and AIM-9 Sidewinder -- to quickly obtain...

Saab to Support 20 Swedish Helikopter 15s

June 2, 2021 @ 08:49 AM

Saab announced today it signed an agreement with FMV regarding full support for Helikopter 15. The agreement is valid from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2026 with additional option years up to 31 December 2030

MD Helicopters Awarded $14.5M 'Pseudo' FMS Contract for Afghan MD 530F Choppers

June 1, 2021 @ 05:17 AM

MD Helicopter was awarded a $14,500,000 Pseudo Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract modification to provide contractor logistics support for the Afghanistan Air Force fleet of armed MD 530F rotary wing aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona; Kabul, Afghanistan; and Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates, with an estimated completion date of Nov

MD Helicopters To Support Afghan MD 530F Helicopters

May 29, 2021 @ 07:47 AM

MD Helicopters has won a contract valued $14.5 million to provide contractor logistics support for the Afghanistan Air Force fleet of armed MD 530F rotary wing aircraft

Philippines buys six Turkish T-129 Helicopters for $270 million, Deliveries Start in

May 28, 2021 @ 02:38 PM

The first two units of Turkish-made T-129 Attack Helicopters is expected to be delivered to the Philippine Air Force in September this year. A total of six T-129 Helicopters will be acquired with a total contract price of $270 million from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) under a government-to-government mode of procurement, an Philippine MoD release said

Airbus Completes First Retrofit of Five-Bladed Version

May 25, 2021 @ 10:59 AM

Airbus Helicopters said today it has performed the first retrofit of a four-bladed H145 into the new five-bladed version. The company is working with DRF Luftrettung on the project

Leonardo Supplies 2 AW139 Helicopters for use of Australian Army

May 25, 2021 @ 06:43 AM

Leonardo announced Tuesday it supplied two AW139 helicopters for use by the Australian Army. “We are proud to announce that we have successfully delivered the first of two AW139 helicopters to Toll Group