The Environment Agency is seeking to appoint a high quality, proactive supplier for all its aircraft, pilot and ancillary services requirements.

We seek an innovative aircraft partner able to provide 2 suitably modified aircraft and all support requirements on a 24/7 basis to support our survey and incident management needs.

We need an experienced operator of survey or similar aircraft, able to plan, resource and operate aircraft to deliver a challenging programme of survey and incident response.

The survey we perform involves risk at many levels and we seek a partner able to foresee, mitigate and share in that risk. Our survey is best in class for operational remote sensing and we seek an aircraft partner who aspires to similar levels of performance.

Extended TitleContract for the supply of aircraft, pilots and associated services
Extended Description

We require 2 aircraft & pilots on call 24x7 basis.

Deadline Date2018-03-23
Publication Date2018-01-03
CountryUnited Kingdom
Procurement StatusActive
TypeCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Value5000000.00
OrganisationEnvironment Agency
Attention OfRobin Browne
AddressManley House
TownExeter
Postal CodeEX2 7LQ
Phone+44 2030252457
Class Code34711300
Class DescriptionPiloted aircraft
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

Version of 2017-09-22

Hire of aircraft with crew

This contract is for the provision of 2 survey aircraft and associated pilots and services to facilitate the Environment Agency remote sensing survey program through the next 5 years. The primary tasks of the required survey aircraft are terrestrial and intertidal mapping to be carried out between 1 000 and 10 000 feet throughout the UK. Aircraft are required to have an endurance of at least 5 hours although a longer endurance would be welcome. Normal operational speed is approximately 130 knots however we also require aircraft delivering fast transits will give us the greatest flexibility especially during any incident response tasks relating to flooding. Aircraft are required to have twin engines for safety reasons. Aircraft must be able to mount a variety of remote sensing equipment.

Extended TitleContract for the supply of aircraft and pilots.
Extended Description

We estimate our work programs to equate to 1000 - 1400 hours per annum total flying.

Publication Date2017-09-22
CountryUnited Kingdom
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
Value5000000.00
OrganisationEnvironment Agency
AddressManley House
TownExeter
Postal CodeEX2 7LQ
Phone+44 7917214873
Class Code60424100
Class DescriptionHire of aircraft with crew
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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