Tag: Norway

EASA Lifts Temporary Flight Suspension of Super Puma Helicopters

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 7 October 2016 the decision to lift the temporary flight suspension of the Super Puma EC225 LP and AS332 L2 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters put in place on 2 June 2016 following the crash of an EC225 LP helicopter in Norway on 29 April 2016. The set of very stringent protective measures which enable […]

EASA Issues Emergency AD for Airbus Helicopters H225

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the fatal crash of an Airbus Helicopters H225 in Norway on Friday, the EASA has issued an emergency AD for the EC225LP/H225, requiring inspections of three suspension bars (lift struts) located around the main rotor assembly before any further flight. The chip detectors of the main gearbox, as well as the oil filter, also […]

Norwegian Fighter Jet Helps Save Dying Patient

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quick-thinking medical staff in Norway saved a patient’s life by calling in a fighter jet to whisk live-saving medical equipment from another hospital. The dying patient urgently needed a special lung and heart procedure called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, but the hospital in the town of Bodø in central Norway had neither the equipment nor the […]

Airbus Approves CAE H225 Simulator in Norway

Reading Time: < 1 minute The helicopter training centre run by CAE in Norway has been awarded as an Airbus Helicopters approved simulation centre for H225 recurrent training. To maintain this approval going forward, CAE must adhere to a schedule of audits and regular monitoring. CAE is the first independent simulation training provider to receive this distinction. Nick Leontidis, group […]