Leonardo opens Essendon service centre

Leonardo has opened a new service centre and logistics facility at Essendon Airport to serve the company’s growing fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters in Australasia. The brand new facility is able to hangar up to eight AW139s and has been designed to improve the company's capability to support its … [Read more...]

Babcock launches Adelaide operations cell

Babcock has set up a new national air operations cell at its Regional Support Centre in Adelaide to assist with its forward planning and daily operations. The new cell supports Babcock’s 12 bases and can track its fleet of 26 helicopters in real time which provide emergency services, search and rescue, law … [Read more...]

Boeing brings AH-64E Apache to Avalon

Back in 2001, Australia opted to buy the Eurocopter Tiger instead of the US Apache but now Boeing is pitching the latest generation Apache, the AH-64E, as a potential Tiger replacement. Should Australia head down that path, it would tick many boxes – it would be a FMS purchase with aircraft produced in the … [Read more...]