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Cambodia set to see its first Bell 429 with new purchase deal

Cambodian real estate and banking conglomerate Chip Mong Group has come to an agreement to purchase a Bell 429 GlobalRanger helicopter from Bell Textron, making it the first sale of the aircraft in Cambodia. Chip Mong, one of Cambodia’s largest and most diverse companies, has said it intends to utilise the six-seater Bell 429 twin-engine

Australian tech company unveils warning system for wrong surface landings

An Australian tech company has developed a new early warning system that can detect aircraft approaching to land on the wrong runway or helipad from up to 500km away. SkyNet Aviation’s LASAW product uses AI to monitor up to 500 aircraft at 1-second intervals and crucially works on rigs and vessels. Previously, those working on

Sikorsky set to deliver last set of Presidential helicopters to Marines

Sikorsky has now secured a deal to supply five additional VH-92A Presidential ‘white top’ helicopters to the US Marine Corps. The global defence prime Lockheed Martin subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to deliver five VH-92A Presidential Helicopters, also known as ‘White Tops’ to the Marine Corps, in addition to the

Details revealed on next-gen assault helicopter DEFIANT X

Sikorsky and Boeing have released details of their new advanced helicopter for the US Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most manoeuvrable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, training and sustainment, it will

Three killed in New York helicopter crash
Air Crash Investigations

Three members of the New York National Guard have been killed in a military helicopter crash that occurred in the town of Mendon, New York, amid a routine training mission. The aircraft, a UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter, reportedly crashed in a field area near West Bloomfield and Cheese Factory Road in Mendon, approximately 32 kilometres

AW139 VVIP to be transport for Colombian President

The Leonardo AW139 is set to become the new Presidential Transport helicopter in the Republic of Colombia.


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