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HAI International Spotlight: Derazona Helicopters, Indonesia

A look at an international HAI member up close and personal. Located in Jakarta Timur, Indonesia, and operating from Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport (WIHH), Derazona Helicopters specializes in utility helicopter service. Also known as PT. Derazona Air Service, the company was established in 1971. Since then, it has supported a large variety of missions throughout Indonesia, from […]

Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter | A day in the life of the aircrew

 Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter pilot Stefan Hildebrand and aircrew Matt Wenman. On flying days a pilot, aircrew and rescue swimmer arrive at the Busselton Margaret River Airport at 7am to prepare the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter before it takes off for duty. The crew fly out on a two hour journey between 9am and 10am heading anywhere […]

2019 ROTOR Photo & Video Contest

Categories and Prizes Have you taken some great photos or videos of helicopters or drones that you would like to share? Submit your entries by Dec. 1, 2018. To enter the contest, use your existing rotor.org online account or create one by following the prompts on the sign-in page. Enter the 2019 ROTOR Photo & […]

Airbus Helicopters focuses on the wind turbine growth market

Hamburg, Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately €9 billion. Airbus Helicopters will present its supply, maintenance and crew transport solutions at the WindEnergy expo, which […]

Airbus Helicopters Tiger to get a new set of claws

Marignane, OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) has commissioned Airbus Helicopters, on behalf of the French, German and Spanish Armament agencies DGA, BAAINBw and DGAM, to perform de-risking studies aimed at providing the Tiger with next generation battlefield capabilities. Their main objective is to prepare the development […]

Red Arrows Support Handover to UK’s HeliGroup of First ACH135 Helionix for VIP Charter

Monaco, UK operator HeliGroup has taken delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations from Airbus Corporate Helicopters at the Monaco Yacht Club during the annual yacht show in the Principality. The handover event was attended by representatives of global aviation and yachting industries and supported by the Royal Air Force Red […]