Qatar orders 28 NH90 helos

Qatar has become the latest customer for the NH Industries NH90 helicopter, with an order for 28 of the type. The 28 machines will be split between 16 tactical transport helicopters (TTH), and 12 of the naval frigate helicopter (NFH) configuration. As part of the deal, Qatar also ordered 16 Airbus H125 … [Read more...]

Super medium – CHC brings the AW189 to Australia

There is a new presence in the skies over Western Australia, with CHC’s recent introduction of the next-generation Leonardo AW189 helicopter. Based in Karratha, three of the Italian-built ‘super medium’ AW189s – the first in Australia – began flying in support of Woodside’s North-West Shelf operations in … [Read more...]

Timberline’s Black Hawk firebomber making a splash

As fires rage across regional New South Wales this summer, an ex-US Army Black Hawk has proven to be a critical firefighting asset. Thanks to a partnership struck between Scone-based aviation firm Pay’s Helicopters and Idaho-based Timberline Helicopters, a refurbished UH-60A Black Hawk, N5630J, has been … [Read more...]