MD Helicopters

Special Missions South American Training Academy Purchases MD 530F for Security and Military Training
Special Missions South American Training Academy Purchases MD 530F for Security and Military Training

MD Helicopters (MDH) announces the contract signing of an MD 530F with Special Missions training center in Argentina. The aircraft will be used for police, security and military training in heli-borne assault and reconnaissance operations at its state-of-the-art training center in La Pampa Province, Argentina.

MD Helicopters Signs Contrace with Middle East Customer for Six Cayuse Warrior Plus Helicopters and Six Armed MD 530F Upgrades
MD Helicopters Signs Contrace with Middle East Customer for Six Cayuse Warrior Plus Helicopters and Six Armed MD 530F Upgrades

MD Helicopters (MDH) announces a contract signing with a Middle East customer to provide six Cayuse Warrior Plus Attack/Scout aircraft with precision weapons capability and six MD 530F glass cockpit upgrades. The twelve aircraft will support counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations by providing area security, tactical reconnaissance, convoy escort, and drug interdiction throughout the country. The armed MD 530F aircraft will receive glass cockpit upgrades at MD Helicopters in Mesa, AZ. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2024 for all twelve aircraft.

Atlanta Police Department Purchases Two MD 530F Helicopters, Converts an MD 500E
Atlanta Police Department Purchases Two MD 530F Helicopters, Converts an MD 500E

MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) announces the Atlanta Police Department has signed a $10 million purchase agreement for two MD 530F helicopters. Additionally, the department has signed an agreement to convert one of its MD 500E helicopters to an MD 530F through MDH’s FAA-approved E-to-F conversion program.

MD Helicopters, Inc. (“MD” or “the Company”) announces that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with a creditor consortium led by Bardin Hill and MBIA Insurance Corporation (the “Creditor Consortium”). The Creditor Consortium will acquire nearly all of the Company’s assets and provide new capital to strengthen MD’s financial position and support the Company’s continued ability to manufacture and service its high-performance helicopters. The Company expects to continue its regular course of operations throughout the sale process and remains focused on serving its civil and military customers and working with suppliers as normal.

MD Helicopters Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award
MD Helicopters Receives HAI’s Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces MD Helicopters is the 2022 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award. The award, sponsored by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, honors the person or people who best demonstrate the value of helicopters to the communities in which they operate by providing aid to those in need.

MDHI Factory Service Center Completes Comprehensive Overhaul of CoxHealth MD 902
MDHI Factory Service Center Completes Comprehensive Overhaul of CoxHealth MD 902

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) completes a 5,000-hour airframe overhaul, multiple inspections, repairs and modifications on an MD 902 Explorer for Missouri-based CoxHealth. In partnership with Air Methods Corporation, CoxHealth operates Cox Air Care with two MD 902 Explorers. Cox Air Care provides vital helicopter air-ambulance (HAA) service throughout southwest Missouri and parts of northwest Arkansas from its bases at Cox South in Springfield and Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar, MO.