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May
23
2019

Airbus plans major presence at Spain’s first International Defence and Security Exhibition (FEINDEF)

Posted by jhadmin

Madrid, 23 May 2019 – Airbus will take part in the first edition of Spain’s International Defence and Security Exhibition (FEINDEF), to be held from 29 to 31 May at the IFEMA Convention Centre in Madrid. As the Spanish aerospace champion, Airbus will display products and services of particular relevance to Spain, as well as examples of cutting-edge innovation and technology.

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Tags: Airbus Spain International Defence
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May
23
2019

Norway’s Helitrans becomes first operator to receive H125s with digital logcards

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Norwegian helicopter operator Helitrans has taken delivery of two Airbus H125 helicopters with digital logcards, becoming the first H125 operator able to manage the maintenance history of its aircraft components digitally, resulting in better data quality, time savings, and simpler processes, thereby reinforcing flight safety.

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May
23
2019

Airbus delivers ACH145 helicopter for use on super yachts

Posted by jhadmin

Geneva, Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has delivered the first of two ACH145 helicopters to an existing private customer as the first step in a fleet renewal programme.

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Tags: ACH145 Airbus
Categories: Press Releases


May
23
2019

Mobile home tycoon Alfie Best set to accept ACH130 helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford, This strikingly painted Airbus ACH130 helicopter, captured here over the English countryside, is due to be delivered to mobile home park entrepreneur Alfie Best a few days after the EBACE exhibition. Best, a proud Romany who recently featured on the Sunday Times Rich List, is acquiring the helicopter to support him in managing the numerous sites run by his company Wyldecrest Parks. He is also learning to fly helicopters himself.

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Tags: ACH130 Airbus
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May
21
2019

Latest ACH160 order underlines market confidence in new model

Posted by jhadmin

Geneva, Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has secured an additional sale for its latest ACH160 helicopter just days before the EBACE 2019 business aviation show in Geneva.

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Tags: ACH160 Airbus EBACE 2019
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
23
2019

China’s first Airbus H215 helicopter delivered to SGGAC for utility missions

Posted by jhadmin

Beijing – China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC) has taken delivery of one heavy twin-engine Airbus H215 helicopter – a member of the mission-proven Super Puma family – becoming the launch customer for the H215 in China.

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Tags: Airbus China H215 SGGAC Super Puma
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
17
2019

China’s Airbus H135 final assembly line starts operations

Posted by jhadmin

Qingdao – Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe.

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Apr
17
2019

Airbus Helicopters awarded Australia’s ARH Tiger support contract extension

Posted by jhadmin

Brisbane, Airbus has been awarded an extension of the Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract by the Australian Department of Defence.

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Apr
01
2019

Icelandic Coast Guard upgrades to Airbus H225 rescue helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Reykjavik, Airbus Helicopters is supporting the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) with the entry into service of two Airbus H225 heavy search and rescue (SAR) helicopters as the first step in a renewal of the agency’s helicopter fleet.

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Categories: Press Releases


Apr
01
2019

Airbus and Helibras arrive in Rio for LAAD 2019 to reinforce their commitment to Latin America

Posted by jhadmin

Spanning civil and defense transport aircraft, security and surveillance solutions, as well as space satellite systems, Airbus will also highlight its partnership with Brazil and its commitment and successful investment in the country over many decades.

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Mar
29
2019

Installation of TETRA radio system with NVIS approval in Airbus helicopter EC 135

Posted by jhadmin

Karlsruhe, 29.03.2019 – SPAES GmbH & Co. KG installed a TETRA radio system with NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) approval in nine Airbus helicopters EC 135 for a customer in air rescue.

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Tags: Airbus EC 135 NVIS SPAES
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Mar
28
2019

The Royal Malaysian Air Force is the world’s highest Airbus H225M military flyer in 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus Helicopters honors the Royal Malaysian Air Force for being the H225M military operator that logged the most number of flight hours worldwide in 2018. From left to right: Fabrice Rochereau, Head of Sales, Airbus Helicopters South East Asia & Pacific; General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Affendi Bin Buang TUDM, Chief of Air Force; and Raymond Lim, Head of Country, Airbus Malaysia.”

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H225M Royal Malaysian Air Force
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
19
2019

Airbus confirms H145M bid in key military rotary wing campaign

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus Australia Pacific Managing Director Andrew Mathewson today confirmed that Airbus has recently responded to the Commonwealth of Australia’s request for information for a four-tonne class, rapidly deployable, multi-role helicopter for Australian Special Forces.

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Categories: Press Releases


Mar
17
2019

Airbus’ Skyways drone trials world’s first shore-to-ship deliveries

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Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage.

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Mar
07
2019

Airbus Helicopters announces 43 orders at Heli-Expo 2019

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 7 March 2019 - Airbus Helicopters wraps up the 2019 edition of Heli-Expo with 43 orders from worldwide customers announced for the whole Airbus civil product range - H125, H130, H135, H145, H160, H175 and H225. Twenty-one helicopters of the 43 orders announced at the show were from longstanding Airbus Helicopters customer Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), which unveiled a contract for a mix of single-engine H125s and twin-engine H135s.

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Tags: Airbus Heli Expo
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
07
2019

Transportes Aéreos Pegaso to introduce the H145 in Mexico

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 7 March 2019 – Transportes Aéreos Pegaso (Pegaso) has acquired two H145 helicopters to be operated in the Gulf of México in support of the oil and electricity industries, becoming the first operator for this type in Mexico. The contract includes an HCare Smart parts-by-the-hour package, as well as Flyscan, the predictive maintenance service that analyses Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) data to anticipate formerly unscheduled events and avoid operational disruptions, increasing aircraft availability.

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Tags: Airbus H145
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
07
2019

David MacNeil becomes first private customer in North America to upgrade to new H145

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 7 March 2019 – Chicago-based customer David MacNeil is the first business and private aviation customer in North America to choose the new 5-bladed H145, announced today at the Heli-Expo trade show. The new version of Airbus’ best-selling H145 increases the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg (330lbs) while delivering new levels of comfort, simplicity and connectivity.

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Tags: Airbus David MacNeil H145
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
07
2019

Airbus H160 helicopter happily handles Finland’s freezing winter

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 7 March, 2019 - Airbus Helicopters has successfully completed its certification programme of cold-weather testing of its latest H160 helicopter in northern Finland.

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Tags: Airbus Finland H160
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
07
2019

GVH Aerospace Helps Swiss Rotor Solutions Achieve Partnership with Airbus Helicopters on Maximum PIlot View Kit

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, March 2019 – GVH Aerospace is pleased to be Swiss Rotor Solutions’ certification partner and helping Swiss Rotor Solutions in achieving the partnership with Airbus Helicopters to offer the MAXIMUM PILOT VIEW KIT (MPVK) as a factory fit and retrofit option for the H125 helicopter. Airbus is taking immediate orders to install the MPVK on production line aircraft and for retrofit.

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Tags: Airbus GHV Aerospace H125 Swiss Rotor Solutions
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Forest Helicopters upgrades fleet with Airbus H125

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – Forest Helicopters Inc. has signed an order for a light single-engine H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters Canada. A seasoned utility operator with Ontario bases in Kenora and Pickle Lake, the company will utilize the aircraft for a variety of missions including diamond drill support, powerline maintenance, fire suppression, wildlife services, airborne geophysics and precision aerial construction.

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Tags: Airbus Forest Helicopters H125
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Dare County MedFlight is first North American customer to upgrade to new H145

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – North Carolina air medical operator Dare County MedFlight will be the first customer in North America to retrofit its helicopter to the new 5-bladed version, announced today at the Heli-Expo tradeshow at the Georgia World Congress Center. The new version of Airbus Helicopters’ best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to the multi-mission H145, increasing the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg while delivering new levels of comfort, simplicity and connectivity.

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Tags: Airbus Dare County MedFlight
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Airbus confirms order for Canada’s first H160

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 - Airbus has signed an order for an ACH160 with an undisclosed Canadian customer. The customer, who has vast experience in corporate aviation, has opted for the aircraft to be delivered with a custom-made interior.

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Tags: ACH160 Airbus
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Babcock reports successful first year of H175 operations in Timor

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – Babcock Australasia, the aerospace and defence company, is celebrating its first year of Airbus H175 helicopter operations in Timor Leste after clocking up nearly 1400 flights providing offshore aviation services for their oil and gas customer.

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Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

ACH160 helicopter sale maintains strong ACH momentum into 2019

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – The sale of an Airbus ACH160 private helicopter to a European customer who is taking an Airbus aircraft for the first time underlines the sustained success of Airbus Corporate Helicopters following its highly positive first full year in 2018.

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Tags: Airbus
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Airbus Helicopters selects Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power H135 for U.S. Navy Trainer Replacement proposal

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – Airbus Helicopters announced Wednesday its selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the Airbus H135 IFR-certified helicopter the company is proposing for the U.S. Navy helicopter trainer replacement. Company officials made the announcement at the 2019 Heli-Expo industry trade show in Atlanta.

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Tags: Airbus H135 Pratt & Whitney
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Mar
06
2019

Japan Coast Guard expands Super Puma fleet with additional H225 order

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 6 March 2019 – Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has acquired an additional H225. With the new helicopter, JCG’s Super Puma fleet will include two AS332s and 11 H225s, for security enforcement, territorial coastal activities, and disaster relief missions in Japan.

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Tags: Airbus AS332 H225 Japan Coast Guard
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

DRF Luftrettung, first customer to use Safran Health Monitoring service with Airbus’ data collection systems

Posted by jhadmin

Safran is proud to announce that DRF Luftrettung is its first major customer to use its Premium Health Monitoring service through Airbus' Helionix avionic. The Health Monitoring service for helicopter engines allows customers to track engine life data and thus reduce unplanned events. Engine life is improved through the early detection of low signals, prognosis analysis and maintenance plan customization.

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Tags: Airbus DRF Luftrettung Safran
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Chinese Ministry of Transport selects the H175 for search and rescue operations

Posted by jhadmin

The Rescue and Salvage Bureau (CRS) of the Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) is extending its medium class search and rescue helicopter fleet with the Airbus H175, beginning with a signature for two aircraft in search and rescue (SAR) configuration.

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Tags: Airbus CRS H175 MOT
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2019

Metro delivers first IFR certified EC145e

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Metro Aviation announced today the delivery of the first Single/Dual Pilot Instrument Flight Rules-capable Airbus EC145e to GundersenAIR in Lacrosse, Wisconsin.

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Tags: Airbus EC145e metro aviation
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters North America increases orders and market share in 2018

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March, 2019 – Airbus Helicopters North America delivered 57 rotorcraft and logged gross bookings for 75 helicopters (net: 71) in 2018 (up from 70 gross orders in 2017), reaffirming its North American civil & parapublic market lead with a market share of 72%.

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Tags: Airbus
Categories: Press Releases

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