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Jan
23
2019

Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Airbus Helicopters sees strong sales increase in 2018

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Jan
16
2019

Businessman and Philanthropist Adar Poonawalla takes delivery of India’s first Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH145

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New Delhi – Airbus has delivered India’s first fully customised, ACH145 helicopter to Mr Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by doses. This marks the entry of the highly successful twin engine helicopter into India’s private and business aviation market. The helicopter will be ready to fly in India by the end of January.

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Jan
10
2019

Indonesian Air Force places order for eight additional H225Ms

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The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet.

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Dec
21
2018

Ukrainian Ministry of Interior takes delivery of its first H225s

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Kiev, 21 December 2018 - Kick-starting the modernisation of Ukraine’s helicopter fleet, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two H225s, out of an order for 21 aircraft, to the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior. One aircraft is destined for search and rescue missions and the other one will be operated by the National Guard for law enforcement missions. The H225 helicopters were repurposed to suit these public service missions in just over three months. Another two H225s will join the fleet in the coming weeks.

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Dec
20
2018

Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator flies unmanned

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Marignane - The Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator took off for a fully unmanned autonomous flight at the military airbase in Istres in the south of France. The purpose of the flight was to establish compliance with the demanding regulatory and safety systems necessary for future unmanned flight in France. During the exercise the demonstrator performed a 30 minute flight successfully executing a variety of flight patterns before landing in an autonomous mode. The unmanned air vehicle was piloted and monitored from the ground station located at the base.

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Dec
20
2018

Airbus delivers Canada’s first H145 to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Fort Erie, Ontario – Airbus has delivered Canada’s first H145 helicopter to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). RCMP’s Air Support Unit will utilize the versatile twin-engine H145 helicopter for a variety of missions. It will support tactical deployments day and night over land and water for the Emergency Response Team, expand options in the area of fast roping and hoisting, assist with missing persons investigations and add capabilities to search and rescue operations.

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Dec
20
2018

ServiceNow founder Fred Luddy takes delivery of first Airbus H145 for new venture, SoCal Air Services

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Columbus, Mississippi, December 20, 2018 – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. is proud to deliver a twin-engine H145 rotorcraft to new customer SoCal Air Services, a venture recently launched by Fred Luddy, founder of ServiceNow (NYSE - NOW), a cloud computing company that Forbes declared “The World’s Most Innovative Company of 2018” (May 2018 cover issue).

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Dec
18
2018

First serial H160 takes to the skies

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Marignane, 18 December 2018 - The first serial H160 to roll off the brand new assembly line in Marignane performed a flight demonstration on the 17 December in front of the H160 team in an end-of-the-year celebration of the programme’s achievements in 2018. The helicopter, which will be delivered to launch customer Babcock in 2020, had already performed its first flight on the 14 December.

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Dec
18
2018

Airbus and Hungary announce long-term industrial partnership

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Budapest, – Airbus Helicopters and Hungary have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to create an industrial cooperation for long-term aviation projects that will initially focus on the production of certain high precision mechanical parts for helicopter dynamic systems. This project is part of the 'Zrinyi 2026' armed forces development program supporting Hungary’s national security goals of developing independent defence capabilities.

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Dec
17
2018

Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

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Budapest – The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability.

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Dec
17
2018

German Federal Police strengthens Super Puma fleet with delivery of three H215s

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Marignane - The German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) has taken delivery of three heavy H215 helicopters, with a fourth to follow in June 2019. These twin-engine multi-role Super Pumas will enter operation at the beginning of 2020 supporting the Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME), which oversees maritime missions off of Germany’s coast.

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Dec
13
2018

Bundeswehr orders H145 search and rescue helicopters

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Donauwörth – The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will be delivered in 2020 and will be stationed at the sites in Niederstetten, Holzdorf and Nörvenich. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the helicopters.

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Dec
04
2018

Heli-One and Air Center Helicopters Sign PBH Agreement

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December 4, 2018 - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce they will be supporting Air Center Helicopters’ Airbus H225 helicopters through a multi-year parts-by-the-hour (PBH) contract. This contract covers airframe and a combination of dynamics, small components, and avionics. By leveraging Heli-One's H225 inventory and expertise, Air Center will be covered for planned and unplanned events thus reducing aircraft downtime.

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Nov
26
2018

Serbia receives first out of nine H145Ms

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Donauwörth, The Serbian Minister of Defence Aleksandar Vulin visited the Airbus Helicopters Donauwörth site to accept the first H145M for the Serbian Air Force. In December, two H145Ms will be delivered to the Serbian Ministry of Interior. Altogether, Serbia will receive nine H145Ms, earmarked for the Air Force and for the Ministry of Interior. Four of the Air Force’s aircraft will be equipped with the HForce weapon management system.

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Nov
13
2018

Airbus to deliver New Zealand’s first HEMS-configured H145s

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Auckland, The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services New Zealand Limited has selected Airbus’ H145, in response to New Zealand’s Health Ministry’s call to enhance its helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) industry.

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Oct
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters delivers the world’s first ACH145 Line to a Brazilian customer

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São Paulo, Airbus Helicopters’ Brazilian customer centre, Helibras has just delivered the world's first ACH145 Line to the Brazilian company Bodepan Empreendimentos Agropecuários e Imobiliários. This is the fourth Airbus aircraft acquired over the last 26 years by Bodepan, which has already operated several models, including the EC135.

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Oct
26
2018

Airbus Helicopters reinforces air medical market leadership in North America with orders for six new aircraft

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Marignane, Airbus Helicopters is expanding its presence in the North American emergency medical services (EMS) market with the sale of six helicopters for two customers at the 2018 Air Medical Transport Conference, which took place in Phoenix, AZ from October 22-24.

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Oct
26
2018

Airbus to deliver Canada’s first H145 in HEMS configuration to STARS air ambulance

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Fort Erie, Ontario, Following an extensive RFP process, Airbus’ H145 was selected as the fleet replacement aircraft for STARS air ambulance’s aging fleet, becoming the first H145s in HEMS configuration to enter Canada.

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Oct
24
2018

The Royal Thai Air Force receives two new H225Ms

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Thailand, The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has taken delivery of its seventh and eighth H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters.

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Oct
24
2018

Medical Air Rescue Company signs for its first Airbus helicopter, the H130

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Phoenix, Arizona, - In keeping with its commitment to provide exceptional patient care, Medical Air Rescue Company (MARC) will soon operate its first Airbus helicopter, the versatile single-engine H130, following a signature ceremony at the 2018 Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

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Oct
24
2018

REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters

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Phoenix, Arizona, - REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters. Airbus Helicopters Inc. will deliver the three H125s and two H130s later this year, with the aircraft going into service by spring.

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Oct
23
2018

REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters

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Phoenix, Arizona, October 23, 2018 - REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters. Airbus Helicopters Inc. will deliver the three H125s and two H130s later this year, with the aircraft going into service by spring.

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Oct
23
2018

Airbus Helicopters Inc. honors leaders in air medical industry at AMTC 2018

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Phoenix, Arizona, October 23, 2018- Airbus Helicopters Inc. recognized leaders of the air medical transport industry Monday for their far-reaching efforts to strengthen safety and service for crews and patients. Jennifer Hardcastle, Air Medical Sales Manager for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented the awards at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Oct
22
2018

Airbus Helicopters to feature industry-leading H145 and H130 helicopters at AMTC

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Grand Prairie, Texas, - Airbus Helicopters Inc. will highlight its role as the U.S. market leader for air medical transport rotorcraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference Oct. 22-24 in Phoenix, Arizona. Two of the most powerful and modern aircraft used by air medical transport providers , the twin-engine H145 and a single-engine H130, will be on display at the Phoenix Convention Center, Booth #429.

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Oct
19
2018

Competitive boost and enhanced operational capabilities for H145

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Airbus H145 customers will now benefit from the extension of the warranty of the H145’s Arriel 2E engines from two years/1,000 hours to three years/2000 hours. This extension is valid for H145s delivered from January 2018.

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Oct
18
2018

Airbus to showcase smart solutions for safer oceans at Euronaval

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Paris, – Airbus will be showcasing a myriad of smart solutions for safer oceans at this year’s Euronaval in Paris from October 23 to 26. The portfolio presented will range from maritime awareness centres, secure seamless communications services, through satellites and related services, to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, aircraft and helicopters. Airbus’ uniquely broad maritime portfolio enables customers to make the right decision and act at the right time, capitalizing on 50 years of experience in the maritime domain.

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Oct
17
2018

Heli-One to Install Search and Rescue Cabin Configuration for H225s

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October 17, 2018 - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, will be installing Search and Rescue (SAR) cabin modifications for two Airbus H225s owned by Knut Axel Ugland Holding (KAUH). The modifications include a stretcher with base plate and a medical equipment wall. The aircraft will also be undergoing Return-to-Service maintenance and a variety of mission-related installations and upgrades. These upgrades were developed to enhance crew efficiency and flexibility; ultimately helping them achieve mission success.

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Oct
15
2018

Airbus Helicopters showcases EMS capabilities at Helitech 2018

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Marignane, Airbus Helicopters will highlight a wide range of products and digital services at this year’s Helitech International air show, taking place October 16-18 in Amsterdam. Special focus will be given to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) missions, a segment the company leads with 60% of the in-service fleet, thanks to its long expertise and wide range of dedicated solutions.

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Oct
15
2018

Helibras delivers two H135s to Líder Aviação

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Helibras announced the delivery of two H135 helicopters to Líder Aviação. The contract was signed at the beginning of the second half of this year and includes the provision of helicopters configured for offshore operations such as passenger transport and medical evacuation missions in the Oil & Gas market.

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Oct
15
2018

Airbus Helicopters to display market-leading private and business solutions at NBAA 2018

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Grand Prairie, Texas, October 11, 2018 – With close to 30% of the private and business helicopter market in North America, Airbus Helicopters remains the leader in this segment. Airbus is gearing up to demonstrate what sets it apart from the competition and will be showcasing its dedicated corporate brand - Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) - in North America at this year’s NBAA trade show, taking place at the Orlando Convention Center from October 16-18.

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