July 2008 Aviation International News

Jul 8, 2008 - 9:23 AM
Manufacturer AgustaWestland and Italian operator Alitalica recently signed an agreement to install a “helicopter hub” at Rome’s Urbe airport.
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:53 AM
Summer means fire season, and Columbia Helicopters’ tandem-rotor Chinooks and Vertols have already been dispatched to their bases, primarily throughout the
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:49 AM
The UFH, the French helicopter association, is studying how to relaunch scheduled flights among Paris heliport, a helipad in La Défense business district a
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:48 AM
France-based operator Azur Hélicoptère is considering offering helicopter connections between Lyon Saint Exupéry airport and the city’s convention center,
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:46 AM
Eurocopter is flight-testing low-noise approach, takeoff and cruise flight procedures with an EC 135 light twin.
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:45 AM
Abu Dhabi-based operator Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has inked the first firm order for the “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès” version of the Eurocopter EC 135
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:44 AM
A proposed airworthiness directive for the Sikorsky S-76 would require inspections of the tail rotor vertical stabilizer aft spar assembly every 50 hours a
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:43 AM
The European Commission (EC) has sent a formal complaint to the Spanish government regarding two framework agreements that open the door for Eurocopter to
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:42 AM
A Sikorsky S-76A crashed onto a helipad at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., during an FAA check ride on May 29, seriously injuring the pilot an
Jul 8, 2008 - 8:41 AM
The NTSB has issued a Safety Recommendation calling for the development of nondestructive testing techniques for Robinson main rotor blades after approxima