Cobham Aviation Services are all set to launch their Helicopter Academy later in the year, at Newquay International Airport. It comes just as the company successfully completes its Defence Helicopter Defence Services (DHFS) contract early next year, after 20 years of fulfilling the UK MoD’s exacting helicopter training needs.
Having officially acquired the Bombardier CL-215/-415 business on October 1, 2016 Canadian aerospace company, Viking Air has been coy about its future plans for the water-bomber. Until the Tangent Link’s Search and Rescue (SAR) International Conference that is.
Over the past two years, Toussus-Le-Noble based Heli-Union has embarked upon a strategy of diversification. As Jean-Baptiste Olry, the company’s Head of Sales and Operations told Tangent Link: “We were once focused more on the oil and gas industry, but now we want to diversify into other areas”.