Eurocopter AS350

October 2, 2006 - 2:50pm

Eurocopter AS 350B, Juneau, Alaska, July 25, 2005–The high-skid-equipped Squirrel was substantially damaged after a loss of engine power and subsequent emergency landing after taking off from the Juneau Airport. Temsco Helicopters of Juneau was operating the local VFR sightseeing flight to the Mendenhall Glacier. The commercial pilot and six passengers were not injured.

September 29, 2006 - 8:41am

Helinet is a company well known in Hollywood circles. And it’s a familiar name to media bigwigs in New York, Denver and other big cities. You see, entertainment and news is Helinet’s business.

September 29, 2006 - 7:18am

Penetration of the Honeywell LTS101 turboshaft into the civil market continued yesterday at Heli-Expo’06 as Heli-Lynx Helicopter Services conveyed two AS 350BA AStar conversions to purchasers.

September 29, 2006 - 6:42am

If sales are the standard by which the success of an aviation trade show is measured, Heli-Expo 2006 will go down as an unqualified triumph, with announced helicopter sales contracts tallying more than $620 million among all the major manufacturers.

September 29, 2006 - 5:38am

Eurocopter test pilot Didier Delsalle (center) and president and CEO Fabrice Brégier (right) yesterday accepted the world record verification from Fédération Aéronautique Internationale representative Jacques Escaffe (left) for landing the first helicopter on top of Mount Everest (elevation 29,035 feet). The feat was accomplished by Delsalle last May in a Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil/AStar.

September 28, 2006 - 2:26pm

Honeywell (Booth No. 1907) and Soloy (Booth No. 2207) have obtained an STC to install Honeywell’s latest version of the LTS101 turboshaft engine on the Eurocopter AS 350B2 AStar, and have delivered the first two converted helicopters.

September 28, 2006 - 1:54pm

What is the current position regarding the U.S. Coast Guard re-engining contract for the Dolphin?

September 28, 2006 - 11:44am

Honeywell has released its annual turbine-powered civil helicopter purchase outlook and the news is good, with civil helicopter deliveries up 24 percent in 2005 and likely to rise again this year.

September 28, 2006 - 5:57am

The high price of oil means busy times for helicopter operators in northern Alberta, Canada, as the major oil companies such as Imperial Oil (ExxonMobil), Shell, Petro-Canada and Total remove it from the ground as fast as they can.

September 28, 2006 - 4:41am

Aerospatiale AS 350B/Eurocopter EC 130B4, Homestead, Fla., Nov. 21, 2005– The two helicopters collided near the Homestead-Miami Speedway and the commercial pilot of EC 130 N130HS was killed. The commercial pilot of the Biscayne Helicopters AS 350 N264BH was not injured.