Joint Statement – IMS New Zealand and Rotor Gear Solutions

Joint Statement – IMS New Zealand and Rotor Gear Solutions

IMS New Zealand Limited is pleased to officially announce the appointment of Rotor Gear Solutions Limited as the official exclusive distributor for all IMS products taking effect on April 1 2020. Rotor Gear Solutions Limited is a company based in Auckland, New Zealand and owned and operated by Jordan Salmons. Jordan has been part of…

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Post-Event Report: Hai Heli Expo 28-30 January 2020

Post-Event Report: Hai Heli Expo 28-30 January 2020

The Hai Heli Expo 2020 held recently in Anaheim, California, provided hundreds of education courses, seminars, workshops, and forums, networking with over 18,000 industry professionals, and 700+ exhibits spanning more than 1,000,000 square feet with 60+ aircraft on display. Ground-Effect & Cloudburst Take Centre Stage The Hai Heli Expo 2020 saw a huge turnout for…

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Testimonial: Mark Brooker, Chief Pilot at Central Airwork

Testimonial: Mark Brooker, Chief Pilot at Central Airwork

Central Airwork is an agricultural helicopter company located in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. “Earlier this year we decided to purchase a Ground-Effect Spreading Bucket from IMS for use in our operation spreading urea and blended fertilisers predominantly on dairy farms. we selected an IMS bucket due to the swath width, lightweight and rugged…

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IMS NZ Ltd Attends Key Trade Shows in Orlando, Florida and Boise, Idaho, USA.

IMS NZ Ltd Attends Key Trade Shows in Orlando, Florida and Boise, Idaho, USA.

Recently the IMS team attended two key trade shows in the USA as the northern hemisphere expo, conference and trade show season for aviation events gets into full swing. NAAA Ag Aviation Expo & Annual Conference Richard and Kevin spent the week talking everything aerial agriculture at the National Agriculture Aviation Association (NAAA) Ag Aviation…

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An Industry Standard: the Ground Effect Spreading Bucket

An Industry Standard: the Ground Effect Spreading Bucket

The Ground-Effect Spreading Bucket by IMS New Zealand has fast become an industry standard around the world with its adaptable features, reliability and accuracy of product placement across a wide variety of media. In recent years, we’ve worked with large scale companies in the northern hemisphere to develop and refine the features on the Ground-Effect…

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2019-2020 IMS Calendar of Tradeshows, Expos & Events

2019-2020 IMS Calendar of Tradeshows, Expos & Events

IMS NZ Ltd is looking forward to a very busy 2019-2020 with plenty of attendance at tradeshows, expos and events in New Zealand, Australia and the USA. In this article we’re providing you with a run-down of the events we’ll be attending. 2019-2020 Key Dates for IMS –––––––––––– AIA Aviation Leadership Conference 4-6 August 2019…

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Jordan will be attending the AAAA trade show 3-6 June in NSW, Australia.

Jordan will be attending the AAAA trade show 3-6 June in NSW, Australia.

Jordan will be attending the Aerial Application Association of Australia (AAAA) trade show 3-6 June at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley in Lovedale, NSW, Australia. Jordan is taking bookings now to meet with operators attending the show to discuss the latest developments with the Ground-Effect Spreading Bucket and associated under-slung helicopter equipment. Give him a…

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Safety Notice for all Operators using Helicopter Spreading Buckets

Safety Notice for all Operators using Helicopter Spreading Buckets

Recently we received feedback from a New Zealand operator who has highlighted a risk factor when operating a helicopter bucket with a spreader bar / coat hanger on a MD 500 series helicopter. Due to the way the mechanical release mechanism is mounted to the helicopter (directly onto the cyclic), we would like to take…

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Hai Heli-Expo in Atlanta, GA, USA: 5-7 March 2019

Hai Heli-Expo in Atlanta, GA, USA: 5-7 March 2019

Earlier this month Richard and Jordan from IMS attended the Hai Heli-Expo held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA alongside US partners and distributors Aerial Mission Solutions (AMS). Hai Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta, GA, USA As the largest helicopter tradeshow​ in the world, the Hai Heli-Expo 2019 event was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in…

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Aerial Fire Fighting Europe Conference & Exhibition

Aerial Fire Fighting Europe Conference & Exhibition

The 16th edition of the Aerial Fire Fighting Europe Conference & Exhibition (19-20 March) was jointly attended by Patria Helicopters and IMS at the Base De La Sécurité Civile in Nîmes, France. Aerial Fire Fighting Europe 2019 This prestigious event is the largest in Europe bringing together over 500 aerial firefighting professionals under one roof…

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