has seen its workload shrink in recent years after the Sea King and Lynx helicopters went out of service Vector, which employs 800 people in Gosport, moved into the civil aviation market to boost its workload. THE European Aviation Safety Agency has imposed more checks on helicopters made by Eurocopter The global firm, which is based in the UK and has a manufacturing plant in Gosport, is having regular inspections made at the base of. LONDONThe UK defense ministry has signed a &163150 million $224 million deal to further upgrade the Royal Air Forces RAF fleet of Chinook helicopters, this time with a Digital Automatic Flight Control Aerospace in Gosport and that. Helicopter pilot celebrated for his jungle rescues who was chosen to lift the spire on to Coventry Cathedral WING COMMANDER JOHN DOWLING, who has died aged He was assisted by Flight Lieutenant R Salt copilot and. Yesterday morning the aircraft flew over Portsmouth, Gosport and Lymington, and the Ministry of Defence took a set of stunning pictures of the helicopters in flight Hampshire Fire & Rescue Services dog unit recorded a fantastic video of. Just recently Vector Aerospace, a division of European giant Airbus, has pulled off an astonishing feat of engineering by. The Sea King helicopters of C flight 22 Squadron were replaced by red and white Sikorksy The decommissioned aircraft minus its rotors was bound for HMS Sultan in Gosport It will be sold and could fetch about &16315,000. Isle of Wight, Gosport and crosschannel still a long way off Though helicopters have been landing on her massive deck the size of three football pitches it will be another year before the new F35s will begin flight trials And HMS. Gosport, Hampshire, will fire 21 times in return Once the ship is berthed in the naval base the celebrations will continue with a street party on the ships flight deck for the 190 crew and guests.