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The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association. Join us at the 53rd Show that will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 17 to 23 June 2019.

The show will once again bring together all the players in the global industry with the latest technological innovations. Let’s paint the sky together! Make sure you catch up with Rotortrade team to learn how we can support you with your helicopter needs!

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Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Organised since 2014 by the Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with the International Powerboating Federation (UIM) and Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Solar & Energy Boat Challenge is a truly unique event.
More than a century after the first international powerboat meetings were launched in 1904, the YCM is reviving a tradition by leaving the field wide open to innovation and the imaginations of young engineers, working hand in hand with experienced manufacturers. Their goal is to develop alternative propulsion systems, using only clean energy sources to power the yachting of tomorrow. Each participant team gets the same catamaran hull and must design and build a cockpit that integrates a pilot, an energy source and a maximum 5kW engine. The energy source must be renewable (no fossil). The goal is to promote durable energy in the maritime industry.

Founded in December 2018, WAVE is dedicated to providing its members with activities that allow them to discover and thrive in the marine world. WAVE is also an association of passionate engineering students attached to ESTACA. Thus, it will be students who will carry these projects, starting from the communication until the nautical construction while passing by the accounting and the design of its boats. WAVE offers its members the opportunity to take part in the Nobiliana Project and the Solar & Energy Boat Challenge of Monaco.

Rotortrade is participating in this project to support the training of the next generation of engineers that may revolutionize the transportation of tomorrow.

We are so excited for another great #EBACE show in Geneva tomorrow! EBACE is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. This impressive exhibition will take place over the course of three days at the magnificent Palexpo, Geneva.
We look forward to seeing all of our industry friends and family. Do get in touch with us to schedule a meeting.

Kindly contact us at [email protected] to discuss about your helicopter needs!

HeliRussia 2019 : The 11th edition International Helicopter Industry Exhibition will take place from 16 to 18 May in Crocus Expo IEC, Moscow. Rotortrade is honoured to be part of the greatest International helicopter event in Russia whereby companies from Russia and other countries present their  achievements in every helicopter segment, from design and manufacture to operation. Come and join us at HeliRussia 2019.

For appointments please contact us at [email protected]

Aerospace Fair Mexico, FAMEX, is a commercial activity of civil, military, security and defense aeronautical field whose objective is to bring together the leaders of these sectors to promote commercial exchange and boost the growth of the aerospace industry in Mexico

The FAMEX-2019 will take place from April 24 to 27, 2019 at the main Military Air Base of the country, located in Santa Lucia, Edo. Mexico. Rotortrade team will be there as well, and would be glad to meet you!

Please contact us for meeting appointments at [email protected]


Rotortrade has recently communicated about its latest expansion with a new office opening soon in Australia covering the entire Oceania market.

We are now proud to announce Mr. Marcello Corrado Salati as the new Head of Rotortrade ANZ.

Marcello joined Rotortrade in 2015 as Sales Manager based out of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Marcello has prior international experience in Norway, Netherlands and the UK. He has a master’s degree in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology from Bocconi University in Milan, a leading European business school.

His passion for helicopters, determination and previous successes makes him well positioned in the ANZ market and the natural choice to lead RT efforts in this very important market.

Marcello comments: “I am excited to start this new challenge and look forward to developing Rotortrade in this region which has such a deep routed aviation culture. I am fortunate to be part of a respected company that prides itself in providing high quality services. My focus is on being much closer to operators supporting them as best I can while bolstering ties with our local Network Partners and OEMs.”

“We are very happy to extend our international footprint to this very important region which leads the way in many respects. Marcello has all our trust and support to build up a sustainable market position in ANZ over the next few years. It is in RT’s DNA to promote young talents based on performance allowing them to fulfill their full potential.” Says Aurélien Blanc, Rotortrade Partner.

We all wish you good luck Marcello!

Feel free to get in touch with Marcello at:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +60173470153

Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing region in the world and market outlook suggests that the region's rotorcraft industry will follow the same flight path. In fact, its helicopter fleet is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.6%, faster than any other region worldwide.

Rotorcraft Asia is designed to tap this increasing wealth of opportunities in the thriving Asia Pacific and address growing demand from its four largest sectors – oil and gas (comprising 40% of the civil helicopter market's annual sales), corporates, medevac and law enforcement.

This is the prime platform for buyers and sellers to renew ties, build new partnerships and take off in the exciting Asia Pacific market. Building upon the success of the inaugural edition, Rotorcraft Asia 2019 is landing in Singapore at the Changi Exhibition Centre from 9-11 April 2019. Be there when we land!

Please contact us for meeting appointments at [email protected]

Commanding results since 1991, LIMA is one of the most influential shows within the maritime and aerospace industries. A significant gateway to the heart of the world's most dynamic market region, LIMA brings top decision makers, from senior Government officials to military and civil industry leaders—together with prominent manufacturers and suppliers from around the globe, in creating the ideal platform where partnerships are forged and business opportunities seized. Its insightful roundtables, conferences and dedicated business programmes; combined with trademark air shows and maritime demonstrations makes LIMA a truly comprehensive affair; an event that certainly has a priority on every industry player's calendar. LIMA 2019 will be held in Langkawi, Malaysia on 26-30th March 2019. Rotortrade team will be there as well and happy to meet you!

For any inquiries or meeting appointment please contact us at [email protected]

Rotortrade has been keeping very busy these past few years and 2019 will be no different.

The company has just announced excellent results of 25 helicopter deliveries in 2018 and the opening of RT ANZ in Melbourne to cover the Oceania market.

Oceania representing the third biggest helicopter fleet globally is also a very active and established professional helicopter market, which the company could not ignore. Having its origins in Asia,  RT ANZ is a natural evolution.

Rotortrade has a well-balanced worldwide presence through its various offices spanning Asia, Europe and the Americas and plans to expand its footprint further progressively. RT is studying further offices in South America, China and Africa as well as additional regional offices in the United States within the next few years.

Rotortrade management explains that while it does have a plan on where and when it plans to open new offices, decisions are primarily based on its ability to identify the right people at the right time to lead these new ventures.  The market is very volatile so we have to be very flexible and quick to take action when fundamentals align but also in case they materially change. “We aim to be well represented globally to be close to operators while remaining a small agile company.”

“Our global expansion is also part of our people development plan to allow talents to have more responsibilities and challenges as early in their development as possible. In today’s competitive market place a company like ours may not be able to provide as much security as some of the bigger players and OEMs however we pride ourselves in giving our people opportunities they might never be able to enjoy in such big companies. We have a performance-based culture because we believe nothing else really makes sense if you want to provide the best and most competitive products to your customers. Clearly we have to stay nimble and keep our outposts efficient and cost effective and most importantly always aligned with the market.”

Rotortrade’s strategy in developing regional offices is not to forego its Network Partners but on the contrary to intensify cooperation in order to maximize opportunities and more adequately support customers.

“We have recently hired 3 junior sales managers currently in training and are in the process of hiring experienced operations and technical personnel. The only way for us to expand and scale the business further is through our people.” The company is also investing in IT solutions to enhance productivity and efficiency internally and with its customers and partners.

On the product side, Rotortrade has equally strong convictions, “while we work hard to secure more remarketing and sourcing mandates we try our best to manage expectations. Our job as we see it is to provide buyers and sellers unbiased market intelligence to assess the value of their assets or determine the most suitable helicopter to meet their needs and to design the appropriate go-to-market strategy. Only if and when we can agree on value and strategy should we go into an exclusive agreement avoiding frustrations and additional costs for all parties involved.”

The international helicopter dealer and distributor Rotortrade completes another excellent year delivering 25 helicopters in more then 18 countries. While the total number of sales is equal to that of the previous year, the product mix favored light to medium twins vs more singles previously.

During the same period the company has secured exclusive mandates or taken positions on more then 30 helicopters. Rotortrade carries exclusive inventory of 40 to 50 helicopters at any given time part of which comes from Leonardo trade-ins. As Leonardo’s sole pre-owned helicopter distributor globally, Rotortrade is the only one offering pre-owned Agusta Westland helicopters with Original Leonardo warranty. Rotortrade has also developed a CPO program with Pratt & Whitney Canada and is thus able to offer nose to tail Certified Pre-Owned helicopters for unparalleled peace of mind.

“Our policy unlike most (dealers) is to offer helicopters we have agreements for.  The pre-owned market suffers from a lack of professionalism and we try to do our part to bring more confidence to both buyers and sellers. ” Says Aurelien Blanc Rotortarde Partner.

Philippe Lubrano, Senior Partner and President adds “Our strategy to provide high standards and assurance to our customers both on the buy and sell sides have translated in an inventory turn of below 12 months rolling average which we are very happy with especially in today’s buyer’s market. We will reinvest our profits to continue our aggressive growth strategy and to continue to work for the benefit of operators worldwide.”


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