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Eurocopter Canada to honour innovators in safety
Feb. 2, 2012, Fort Erie, Ont. - Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) will identify the best in class with its 2011 ‘Innovation in Safety Award’. The award was established to help strengthen the industry’s understanding of superior safety practices and initiatives by recognizing a group, company, organization or agency that utilizes an exceptional or ground-breaking approach toward rotary wing safe flying operations.
Discovery Air buys Chilean Servicios Aéreos Helicopters
Feb. 2, 2012, Yellowknife, N.W.T. - Discovery Air subsidiary, Great Slave Helicopters Limited (GSH) announced today that it has completed the purchase of Servicios Aéreos Helicopters in Chile.
Deal for Custom Helicopters finalized
Feb. 1, 2012, Winnipeg - Exchange Income Corporation announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Custom Helicopters Ltd., a provider of helicopter-based aviation services in Manitoba and Nunavut.
SEI's BATT fuel tank wins innovation awards
Feb. 1, 2012, Delta, B.C. - Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), have announced that SEI Industries is both the regional and national 2011 Innovation Insights winner for new technology based on its revolutionary Bulk Aviation Transport Tank (BATT) product.
SEI lends support after Papua New Guinea mudslide
Feb. 1, 2012, Delta, B.C. - SEI Industries began operating 24 hours a day to supply essential equipment required after the recent Papua New Guinea mudslide. The mudslide cut off a vital road into an ExxonMobil liquefied natural gas project – stranding more than 4,500 workers.
All Metal MS to test new lightweight hoist
Feb. 1, 2012, Las Vegas, Nv. - All Metal MS, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of safety first custom maintenance stands, maintenance support equipment and hangar equipment, announced today it will be undergoing rigorous testing at the renowned American Eurocopter Corporation to test All-Metal’s Lightweight Transportable Hoist (LTH) on Eurocopter’s best-selling helicopter, the AS350 AStar turbine single.
Bell delivers 4,000th product from Mirabel facility
Feb. 1, 2012, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter has delivered the 4,000th commercial product since it began production at its Mirabel, Que. facility 25 years ago.
Corporate Jet and Helicopter Finance Conference set for take-off
Feb. 1, 2012, London, U.K. - The second annual International Corporate Jet and Helicopter Finance Conference will play host to some 200 delegates and speakers from the global aviation industry next week (7-8th February). Organized by Corporate Jet Investor, the event, to be held at The Hilton, London Tower Bridge, is growing in significance given that that 70 per cent of all business jets and helicopters (from the smallest jets through to the large Boeing and Airbus Corporate Jets) are typically financed.
Discovery Air Innovations announces HAV contest
Feb. 1, 2012, Yellowknife, N.W.T. - Discovery Air Innovations (DAI), in collaboration with the Canadian Transportation Research Forum, is pleased to announce the first annual Hybrid Air Vehicle (HAV) student paper competition. DAI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is sponsoring the event to help foster the academic development of Heavy Lift Hybrid Air Vehicles in North America.