HAL Offers ALH Dhruv For Indian Navy’s $3 Billion Utility Helicopter Procurement...

June 8, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered 111 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), the “Dhruv” for $3 billion (INR 21,738 Crore) to the Indian Navys Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) procurement plan. “The Companys NUH is an Advanced Light Helicopter `Dhruv with customisation designed to meet all the operational requirements of India,” a top...

Ozmens’ SNC To Supply Degraded Visual Environment System For USAF’s HH-60G Chopper...

June 4, 2019 @ 09:50 AM

Ozmens SNC has won a contract to supply Degraded Visual Environment System (DVES) for United States Air Forces (USAFs) HH-60G twin-turboshaft engine helicopter. The contract includes design, development, integration and testing of the DVES on the USAF HH-60G aircraft

UEC Logistics Support Center in Vietnam Repairs Five Mi-17 Helicopter Engines

May 28, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

United Engine Corporation (UEC) logistics support center in Vietnam has completed repair works of five Mi-17 helicopter engines. The new center, certified this year by the aeronautical authorities of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is equipped with all the necessary equipment, spare parts and assembly units for repairing engines developed...

Airbus to Display “Cheetah” Military Helicopter Mock-up at Paris Air Show 2019

May 27, 2019 @ 01:34 PM

The Airbus Joint Light Helicopter H160M will be christened as “Guépard” (“Cheetah”) by the French Armed Forces for whom its builder, Airbus Helicopters has brought forward the program to 2021. During a visit to the Airbus Helicopters headquarters today, French Defence Minister Florence Parly revealed the full-scale mock up of the...

IAF Mi-17 Chopper Downed by Friendly Fire During India-Pak Aerial Engagement: Media...

May 21, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

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...

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Completes First Flight.

May 18, 2019 @ 09:13 AM

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

Indian Defence Ministry Approves $520M Kamov Ka-31 Helicopter Deal With Russia

May 4, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

The Indian Defence Ministry has approved a $520 million (INR 3,600 Crore) deal for 10 Kamov Ka-31 helicopters with Russia to strengthen its capability against aerial threats to its aircraft carriers and large warships. "The Defence Ministry cleared the INR 3,600 crore proposal for buying around 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control choppers for the aircraft carrier operations and deployment on future warships," government sources told ANI

Leonardo Wins $423M To Supply Four AW101 Multirole Helicopters To Poland

April 26, 2019 @ 11:22 AM

Polish Ministry of Defense has awarded Leonardo $423 million (€ 380 million or PLN 1.65 ) for four AW101 maritime multirole helicopters

Airbus H215 Helicopter Delivered To China’s State Grid General Aviation Company

April 24, 2019 @ 08:40 AM

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

India Gets New Mi-17V-5 Helicopter Repair, Overhaul Facility

April 18, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

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 Wins Australian Tiger Support Contract

April 17, 2019 @ 12:20 PM

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

Russian Mi-171 Helicopter Certified in China

April 8, 2019 @ 05:16 PM

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