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Pre EBACE Oxford Conference

Despite a foggy day at Oxford Airport, we had an interesting pre-EBACE morning. Helicopter Life learnt that movements at Oxford Airport were up in 2017,...
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Air Zermatt a very busy company

Went to visit Air Zermatt today, very busy company at this time of year. Although general transport, rather than skiing related transport, is 60% of...
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Day Two HAI HeliExpo

Another fascinating day, with an unveiling and a chance to talke to Airbus engineers about the Blue edge technology. Kopter booth (formerly Marenco Swiss Helicopter)...
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Day One HeliExpo Las Vegas 2018

Great day at HAI. Started with an early morning flight in the Bell 505, the new ‘JetRangerX’ as it was originally called. Great machine to...
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Pre-Show Day HAI HeliExpo 2018 Las Vegas

The build-up for the show continues, with the hall looking increasingly more professional. There is an interesting little turbine helicopter, the Safari 500, plus another...

HAI HeliExpo warming up

Over the last three days helicopters have been arriving from all over the USA for HAI HeliExpo. Some, however, were delayed at Fort Worth (mostly...

Meeting the Aviation Minister

We now have a new GA Champion, Byron Davies, a pilot and a keen aviation enthusiast. He is supported by the Aviation Minister, Baroness Sugg,...

Maintaining the Rotorway Exec 90

Started training a new student on the Exec 90, a machine he was able to purchase for less than £30,000, which is a good price...