SAF orders three H145s for EMS missions in France

Airbus Helicopters H145

SAF Group will be operating three more five-bladed H145s for emergency medical services (EMS) in France. These three aircraft will be based in Grenoble, Valence, and Montpellier. They will complement the three H145s already ordered by SAF in 2018 and 2020, the first of which was delivered recently and will be deployed for EMS missions in Belgium.

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Leonardo breaks ground on advanced new helicopters logistics hub in South West England

Leonardo announced today that building work will shortly commence on a new c.£30 million single-site logistics facility at Leonardo’s helicopter site in Yeovil. The ground-breaking facility, spanning an area of nearly 20,000 m2, the equivalent of 2.7 football pitches, is scheduled to be completed in Q4 2022. The project sees the consolidation of eight existing warehouses into one all-encompassing logistics hub.

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Eve announces Halo as launch partner in the Urban Air Mobility market with an order for 200 eVTOL aircraft

Embraer

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (Eve) and Halo today announced a partnership focused on developing Urban Air Mobility (UAM) products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom. This partnership includes an order for 200 of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Deliveries are expected to start in 2026.

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Honeywell y Denso amplían su alianza para impulsar la Movilidad Aérea Urbana

Denso y Honeywell han firmado un acuerdo a largo plazo mediante el cual establecen una alianza enfocada al desarrollo de unidades de propulsión eléctrica para la industria aeroespacial, priorizando inicialmente el segmento de Movilidad Aérea Urbana (UAM, por sus siglas en inglés), con un enfoque en taxis aéreos y vehículos de reparto.

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Imputados ocho mandos del Ejército del Aire por el accidente de un caza F-5 en 2012

Ocho mandos del Ejército del Aire (dos coroneles, tres tenientes coroneles, dos comandantes y un teniente) han sido imputados por el juez que investiga el accidente de un caza F-5 en la base de Talavera la Real (Badajoz) el 2 de noviembre de 2012, en el que perdió la vida un comandante instructor y resultó gravemente herido un alférez alumno. / Esta noticia se puede leer en www.elpais.com

Croatia buys 12 second-hand Rafale

Dassault Aviation

Croatia has selected the Rafale for its Air Force, following an international call for tenders as part of its Multi Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) program. The contract between the French and Croatian authorities will cover the acquisition of 12 Rafale previously in service with the French Air Force, as well as fleet support and training.

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