The impact of offshore wind farms on the rotary wing industry will be a featured topic during Helitech. The future growth plans of the wind farms will be the focus of a session on September 28 with the release of the European Wind Energy Association’s latest report. Presentations from Bristow Helicopters and RAF Search and Rescue Force will also be part of the session. See feature story starting on page 26.
Carl Zeiss Optronics has received certification from Eurocopter Germany for its LEO-III-HD on the EC135. The Argentina Federal Police have also chosen the LEO-III-HD for the unit’s new EC135. Carl Zeiss Optronics will display the LEO-III-HD at Stand 712.
Helitech 2011 marks Kelowna, Canada-based AEM Corp.’s first foray into European helicopter trade shows. The Northern Airborne Technology-licensed company is located at Stand 2004.