Boeing & Airbus sign deal for HATS EC 135s

How the EC 135 T2+ will look in ADF service under the joint Navy/Army HATS program. (Airbus Helicopters)

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) and Airbus Helicopters have signed a contract for Airbus to provide 15 Airbus EC 135 T2+ helicopters for the ADF’s AIR 9000 Phase 7 helicopter Aircrew Training System. Announced as the preferred bidder late last year, the Boeing and Thales Australia team signed a contract … [Read more...]

Bell 429 helicopter headed Down Under

Hawker Pacific is bringing a Bell 429 configured for emergency medical services (EMS) to Australia and New Zealand for a demonstration. In an EMS configuration the 429 can carry two litter or rescue baskets as well as two medical staff and two crew, will be in New Zealand from August 11-21 and in Australia … [Read more...]