Bristow Academy to Exhibit at Dubai Helishow November 4-6
October 01, 2014
HOUSTON, TX -- October 1, 2014 -- Bristow Academy, the helicopter training subsidiary of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), today announced that it will be exhibiting at the 2014 Dubai Helishow in the United Arab Emirates and invites all attendees to visit their booth and learn more about their industry-leading capabilities.
Bristow Academy is the world’s largest commercial helicopter training organization, with campuses in Florida, Louisiana, Nevada and Gloucester, England. It trains pilots from around the world in oil and gas, search and rescue (SAR), military, law enforcement, pipeline and utility services, firefighting, media, tourism, agriculture and other helicopter operations, including high-altitude mountain flying.
The Academy has a fleet of 75 aircraft that log more than 35,000 flight hours annually. Training platforms include the Schweizer 300CBi, Bell 206 and Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters; as well as the AW109 advanced instrument simulator. It also has the capability to obtain as needed additional training platforms to suit customer requirements.
Bristow, the Academy’s parent company, is the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry. Its global presence and modern fleet of aircraft provide operational and geographic flexibility that is unmatched in the helicopter industry. Bristow is also a leader in SAR services.
The Dubai Helishow International Helicopter Technology & Operations Exhibition takes place November 4-6 at the Meydan Hotel, Racecourse and Grand Stand. Bristow Academy will be located in Hall C, Booth #C17. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
About Bristow Academy
Bristow Academy is the only helicopter flight school approved to provide helicopter flight training to commercial pilot level by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency. The Academy trains students from helicopter industry or related companies and pilots from a wide variety of foreign and domestic government agencies. For more information, visit www.heli.com.
About Bristow Group
Bristow Group Inc. is the leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry based on the number of aircraft operated and one of two helicopter service providers to the offshore energy industry with global operations. The Company has major transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.bristowgroup.com.
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