Eurocopter validates its optionally piloted helicopter capabilities with successful unmanned EC145 demonstration flights at Istres, France
Eurocopter’s ability to integrate unmanned flight capabilities into its helicopter family has been validated by an optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) demonstration program, which used an EC145 to fly routes that included deployment of an external sling load and a representative… Continue reading
As part of the Global Helicopter Firefighting Initiative (GHFI), Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of the State Corporation Rostec) is a sponsor of the Aerial Firefighting Conference now underway in France (April 10-11).
Fighting wildfires is a very… Continue reading
The Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM on Monday denied a newspaper report that it was concluding talks to buy out Italian investors in flagship carrier Alitalia.
“There have been no negotiations concerning the purchase of all or part of the… Continue reading
SHANNON, Ireland, December 27, 2012 – GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, announced it will lease two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to new customer Transavia France. Delivery of the aircraft is… Continue reading
An official ceremony was held on Friday, 7th at Airbase 701 Salon-de-Provence in France to mark the delivery of the 12th and final Alphajet upgraded to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards 1 for the Patrouille de France, the precision… Continue reading
The Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM said on Monday that it would pursue additional savings to become one of the most profitable European carriers by 2015.
Just five months after cutting its investment plans, the company unveiled new measures to… Continue reading
A330’s efficiency and reliability keeps boosting the aircraft’s customer base
Operated under a leasing… Continue reading
(AFP) Surprisingly strong results from European airlines Lufthansa and Air France-KLM boosted their share prices on Wednesday despite cautious outlooks for the rest of the year owing mainly to a weak business climate and uncertain fuel prices.
Lufthansa, the biggest… Continue reading
The ceremony celebrating this dual delivery was held at Marignane, the manufacturer’s headquarters, and was attended by the DGA, Dominique Maudet, Eurocopter Group’s Executive Officer for France & Vice President of Global Business and Services, and a number of representatives… Continue reading
Airbus welcomes the issuance of the Final Report by the French Investigation Authority Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) today on the tragic loss of Air France flight AF 447 Rio-Paris on 1st June 2009. In support of the BEA investigation… Continue reading