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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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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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Mar
07
2019

Transportes Aéreos Pegaso to introduce the H145 in Mexico

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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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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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Mar
07
2019

Airbus H160 helicopter happily handles Finland’s freezing winter

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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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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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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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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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Mar
06
2019

Airbus confirms order for Canada’s first H160

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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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Mar
06
2019

Babcock reports successful first year of H175 operations in Timor

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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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Mar
06
2019

ACH160 helicopter sale maintains strong ACH momentum into 2019

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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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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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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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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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Mar
06
2019

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

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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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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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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters North America increases orders and market share in 2018

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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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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters Expands Data Collection and Analytics Capabilities Through Partnership with SKYTRAC

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March 2019 - Airbus Helicopters has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with SKYTRAC that will enable helicopters equipped with SKYTRAC real-time data processing and communications hardware to transmit their aircraft and flight data directly to servers on the ground, ensuring the continuous flow of data from the air to the ground for analysis.

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Mar
05
2019

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation order launches new Airbus H145 helicopter in emergency medical services sector

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus announced at Heli-Expo the launch of the new version of the best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter which features an innovative five-bladed rotor, increasing the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg while delivering new levels of comfort, simplicity and connectivity.

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Mar
05
2019

Air Medical Group Holdings places order for 21 Airbus helicopters for air medical missions

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March, 2019 – Longstanding Airbus Helicopters customer Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) will add a total of 21 helicopters to its fleet for air medical transport missions, announced at the Heli-Expo 2019 trade show in Atlanta. The agreement consists of a mix of single-engine H125 and twin-engine H135 helicopters, with nine of the orders confirmed in 2018 and deliveries planned over three years beginning in 2019.

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Mar
05
2019

Rega becomes launch customer for new H145 retrofit

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March 2019 - Swiss Air-Rescue Rega has taken the decision to retrofit its entire H145 fleet of seven helicopters to the new 5-bladed version, that was revealed yesterday at Heli-Expo, making them the launch customer for the retrofit of the new H145.

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Mar
05
2019

Advanced Flight of New Zealand launches new ACH145 helicopter

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Atlanta, 5 March 2019 – New Zealand VIP and charter operator Advanced Flight has become launch customer for the Airbus ACH145 helicopter – the private and business aviation version of the new H145 announced at Heli-Expo.

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Mar
05
2019

Superior Helicopter signs first HCare Infinite contract in North America

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, 5 March, 2019 – Superior Helicopter has put its trust in Airbus Helicopters for the entirety of its fleet availability needs by signing the first HCare Infinite contract in North America. It will also take delivery of additional H125s by Airbus this year.

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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters launches Flight Analyser data analytics to support operational safety

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Airbus Helicopters has launched a new analytics service that supports operational safety by analysing aircraft data and behaviour post-flight to identify risks before they lead to incidents.

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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters expands data collection and analytics capabilities through partnership with SKYTRAC

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus Helicopters has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with SKYTRAC that will enable helicopters equipped with SKYTRAC real-time data processing and communications hardware to transmit their aircraft and flight data directly to servers on the ground, ensuring the continuous flow of data from the air to the ground for analysis.

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Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Ukraine signs order for the new H145

Posted by jhadmin

The Ukrainian Ministry of Interior has taken the decision to change eight of its ten H145s on order to the five-bladed upgrade that was revealed yesterday at Heli-Expo.

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Mar
05
2019

National Police Air Service selects Airbus for helicopter fleet support and maintenance

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford, 5 March 2019 – National Police Air Service (NPAS) of the United Kingdom, has selected Airbus Helicopters to provide support and maintenance for its fleet of 19 helicopters following a competitive procurement.

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Mar
05
2019

Airbus Helicopters to offer CRFS retrofit kit for earlier variants of H125 and H130 models

Posted by jhadmin

In order to encourage important safety enhancements for its customers, Airbus Helicopters is now selling its current crash resistant fuel system (CRFS) retrofit solution at a reduced cost and extending the development to additional aircraft models, namely the AS350 B3 and EC130 B4. These kits will complement the existing Airbus retrofit solution for the AS350 B3e, which was first made available as an option for newly manufactured helicopters in 2014.

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Mar
04
2019

Airbus Helicopters unveils H160 air medical cabin concept by Metro Aviation in North America

Posted by jhadmin

The next-generation H160 is debuting a new air medical interior concept at this year’s Heli Expo trade show, with a cabin-mock up on the Airbus Helicopters booth completed by Metro Aviation. Metro, a longstanding partner of Airbus, developed this specific cabin concept design with needs of North American air medical operations in mind.

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Tags: Airbus H160 metro aviation
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