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Military Helicopters

Light military helicopter market recovering

A Bell 407AH.Data generated by Forecast International through its innovative Platinum Forecast System 4.0 indicate that a number of planned new-start acquisition programs will kick-start demand in the long term in the light military rotorcraft market. Forecast International projects that 1,630 light military rotorcraft will be produced during the 15-year timeframe between 2018 and 2032.


MD Helicopters receives order for six Kenyan MD530Fs

An MD530F.MD Helicopters has received an order to deliver six MD530F Cayuse Warrior armed light helicopters for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), after Kenya requested 12 of the type in May 2017.


Kopter appoints Safomar Aviation as SA distributor

Kopter SafomarNewcomer Swiss helicopter manufacturer Kopter Group appointed Safomar Aviation as their South African distributor.

African operators select Honeywell’s Avionics Protection Plan

An H125.Several Africa-based helicopter operators have selected Honeywell International’s Avionics Protection Plan, including Heliconia of Morocco, Caverton of Nigeria and Titan Helicopters of South Africa.


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