I-AVCS – Italian Helicopter Register NEWS
After less than 7 years of operations in Italy with Inaer Aviation Italia and later with Babcock Mission Critical Services Italia, this AgustaWestland AW139, registered I-AVCS, was cancelled towards United Kingdom on date 27 March 2020 and reassigned as G-CLLP.
Few months after the cancellation of I-NAVY towards France, also the Eurocopter EC145 I-JUNO followed the same fate. I-JUNO (c/n 9271) was originally registered in Italy during the month of June 2010 with Inaer Aviation Italia and now deleted on date 15 December 2017.
Airbus Helicopters EC145T2 Inaer Aviation Italia I-PEBZ … “Pelikan 1” operating on behalf of 118 Provincia Autonoma Bolzano – Alto Adige during an active rescue in Sarentino (BZ), August 2015.
Good-Bye BK117 …
The MBB/Kawasaki BK117 (later Eurocopter BK117) helicopter type was in service in Italy since 1989 flying with several operators such as Elilombarda, Aeroveneta, Croce Alata, Avioriprese Jet Executive, Elilario, Alidaunia, Helitalia and Inaer Aviation Italia … but, after 28 years since the first one was registered, the last airworthy BK117 (I-DENI) was cancelled from the Italian Register on date 13 March 2017, heading north back to Airbus factory in Germany.
Eurocopter EC145 Inaer Aviation Italia I-CABO … painted overall yellow and operating on behalf of EMS 118 Basilicata Soccorso. Matera Hospital, July 2016.
Here the first image of the second Inaer Aviation Italia AgustaWestland AW169 registered I-BBPE … resting at Colico mainbase, February 2017.
WEBSITE NEWS – 1 March 2017
Babcock Mission Critical Services Italia rebrands Inaer Aviation Italia.
As per today, 1st March, Babcock MCS Italia rebrands Inaer Aviation Italia.
All helicopters currently operated in Italy and abroad will be rebranded with “Babcock” blue logo … and Inaer Aviation Italia will disappear from the Italian sky after several years of operation. They will operate a mixed fleet of Airbus Helicopters H145s (EC145) and Leonardo Helicopters (AgustaWestland) AW109s, AW139s, AW169s.
Inaer Aviation Italia was the result of the merge of Inaer (Spain) (after the acquisition of Elidolomiti) and Elilario Italia, subsequently the group also acquired Helitalia.
Leonardo Helicopters AW169 Inaer Aviation Italia I-KYRA … just after her arrival in Pescara in order to operate on behalf of 118 Abruzzo Soccorso – Regione Abruzzo, February 2017. Thanks to Fabio De NICOLA / Pescara SPOTTERS for these images.
Leonardo Helicopters AW169 Inaer Aviation Italia I-KYRA … just after her arrival in Pescara in order to operate on behalf of 118 Abruzzo Soccorso – Regione Abruzzo, February 2017.
Latest delivered Inaer Aviation Italia Leonardo Helicopters AW139 registered I-LAQU… currently operating on behalf of Regione Abruzzo – 118 Abruzzo Soccorso. February 2017.