“Heliports” application for the iPhone

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Heliports for the iPhone is now available on the Apple Store (Only on Greek Apple Store). All data regarding helicopter flights in Greece such as heliport locations, contact telephones, photos of landing sites, fast route calculations, sunrise and sunset, airport hours of service etc, available with just a click on your iPhone. No wifi or…

Helitech 2009 – 100% Helicopters

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Helitech is the largest European dedicated helicopter exhibition representing every tier of the helicopter supply chain. No other helicopter event offers you a face to face business platform with so many focused qualified buyers of helicopters, helicopter products and services, parts and accessories. Thursday, October 1st, 2009 The buoyancy of the rotary wing sector was highlighted…

Helitech, 22-24 September 2009

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The helicopter community will be networking face to face at Helitech Duxford, 22-24 September. No other helicopter event offers you a face to face business platform with so many focused qualified buyers of helicopters, helicopter products and services, parts and accessories. Helitech is fielding one of its largest ever displays of static helicopters this year….

More, cheaper AVGas in Greece

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Hellenic CAA has announced a radical change in the refuelling situation in Greece which will further help to boost general aviation in Greece. Under old legislation, all general aviation refueling in Greece was by law restricted to big international oil companies like BP and Shell for ‘safety reasons’. Since demand for such fuel was very…

Canadian Cougar S-92 ditches in Atlantic

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Two life-rafts found near where a helicopter carrying offshore oil workers crashed into the Atlantic Ocean were empty, a search and rescue official said Thursday. One man, Robert Decker, was recovered alive from where a Cougar Helicopters chopper went down with 18 people aboard Thursday, after issuing a mayday and an alert about technical problems…

HELI-EXPO 2009 Fly-In Report

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Aircraft and crew arriving for HELI-EXPO 2009 in Anaheim, California were met with perfect weather conditions both today and yesterday (February 18-19).  The sun was shining in a cloudless sky and the only wind to speak of was generated by whooshing rotor blades as the helicopters came in to land.  On-lookers lined the streets and…