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Oct
23
2017

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, – The third H160 prototype (PT3) performed its maiden flight at the company’s headquarters this afternoon. PT3, with its cabin interior configuration similar to that of a serial aircraft, will contribute to certification activities and flight testing to ensure the aircraft’s level of maturity ahead of entry into service in 2019.

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Oct
17
2017

Airbus Helicopters Inc. Proudly Supports the 2017 Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Community Award Winners

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX 16 October 2017 – Presented annually at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), the AAMS Community Awards recognize excellence and leadership in the emergency medical services (EMS) transport community. Airbus Helicopters Inc. continues to be a proud supporter of the awards.

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Oct
05
2017

Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years of H175 operations

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years since the introduction of the H175 to the North Sea and strengthen their partnership to keep setting standards for offshore transport operations with super medium helicopters.

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Oct
05
2017

Certification of the Rig’N Fly automatic oil platform approach mode for the H175

Posted by jhadmin

London, Airbus Helicopters has received EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly (Rig Integrated GPS approaches with eNhanced Flyability and safetY) for its H175 super medium helicopter.

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters Handover First H145 for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Posted by jhadmin

London, UK, Airbus Helicopters formally handed over the first H145 for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) operated by Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) at an official ceremony at Helitech. The event, attended by senior representatives of Airbus Helicopters, MAAC and Babcock MCS, marked the latest milestone in Airbus Helicopters’ support for UK Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operations.

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Tags: Airbus H145 Helitech Midlands Air Ambulance
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Oct
04
2017

Airtelis orders three H215s for aerial work

Posted by jhadmin

London, UK, Airtelis, with the support of Nova Capital Group, has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of three H215 heavy helicopters, including two options. These aircraft will complement Airtelis’ existing fleet of two H225s. The first delivery is planned for later this month. A variant of the Super Puma family, the H215 will be equipped for aerial work operations in support of Airtelis’ power line construction and maintenance missions.

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters and Southern Vietnam Helicopter Corporation celebrate 30 years of collaboration

Posted by jhadmin

London, Airbus Helicopters has presented VNH South with an award celebrating its 30 years of flying Airbus helicopters in offshore missions.

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Oct
03
2017

CityAirbus demonstrator passes major propulsion testing milestone

Posted by jhadmin

London, Airbus Helicopters has recently completed the first full-scale testing for the propulsion system of the CityAirbus demonstrator – a multi-passenger, self-piloted electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle designed for urban air mobility. During this successful testing phase, the CityAirbus team thoroughly checked the individual performance of the ducted propellers as well as the integration of the full-scale propulsion unit with two propellers, electric 100 KW Siemens motors and all electrical systems.

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Oct
03
2017

Global Helicopter Service becomes launch customer for Airbus Helicopters’ FlyScan data analysis software

Posted by jhadmin

London, Airbus Helicopters signed a contract with German operator Global Helicopter Service (GHS), making them the launch customer for the company’s new FlyScan service, software that helps customers to analyse and manage the Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) data from their helicopter fleet activities.

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Oct
03
2017

Royal Thai Police becomes first H175 operator in Asia Pacific

Posted by jhadmin

London, The Royal Thai Police has received two H175 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, making it the first in Asia Pacific to operate the newest rotorcraft.

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Sep
27
2017

The variety and versatility of Airbus Helicopters’ range on display at Helitech 2017

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Airbus Helicopters is gearing up for an extensive presence at this year’s Helitech International air show, which will take place from 3-5 October at ExCeL London. The world’s leading helicopter manufacturer will display nearly its entire range of aircraft, highlighting the diversity and versatility of its helicopters, many of which are best-sellers in their class.

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Sep
25
2017

ACH to display indispensible super yacht helicopters during Monaco Yacht Show

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Marignane/Monaco, - ACH (Airbus Corporate Helicopters), Airbus’ private and business helicopter brand, will put on a tour de force with a range of helicopters during the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), the world’s greatest super yacht event.

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Sep
14
2017

CMIG Leasing further enhances cooperation with Airbus Helicopters in China

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Tianjin, China, CMIG Leasing (previously known as CMIFL) and Airbus Helicopters further strengthened their partnership through an agreement signed during China Helicopter Exposition 2017 by TANG Min, President of CMIG Leasing, and Marie-Agnes Veve, General Manager of Airbus Helicopters China.

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Sep
06
2017

Airbus Provides Technical Support and Aircraft to Aid Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Posted by jhadmin

The Airbus team – both in the U.S. and around the world – has been watching with great concern the unfolding of the disaster in East Texas, as Hurricane Harvey came ashore and brought torrential rain and resulting floods. With our U.S. helicopters headquarters located in Texas, Airbus is committed to aiding the long-term recovery of the Texas Gulf Coast Region.

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Sep
06
2017

New CHC H175 Super Medium Helicopter Completes First Flight in Aberdeen

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom – CHC Helicopter today celebrated the inaugural flight of CHC’s new Airbus H175 super-medium aircraft to the Ocean Patriot.

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Aug
30
2017

CHC signs HCare full-by-the-hour contract for H175

Posted by jhadmin

CHC Helicopter has signed an HCare services contract to cover the operator’s H175 helicopter, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Under this nose to tail contract, Airbus Helicopters is entrusted with providing all spare parts and repairable items for CHC’s H175.

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Jul
25
2017

Med-Trans Adds 6th Helicopter to LIFE FORCE

Posted by jhadmin

Lewisville, Texas, - Med-Trans Corporation is adding a sixth helicopter to LIFE FORCE, a partnership with Erlanger Health System. The newest LIFE FORCE twin-engine Airbus H135 will be based in Andrews, N.C. at the Western Carolina Regional Airport.

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Jul
24
2017

ROBERTSON FUEL SYSTEMS BEGINS FLIGHT TESTING AS350 CRASH-RESISTANT FUEL TANK AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING DROP TEST

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RENO – Robertson Fuel Systems (RFS), a HEICO Company, and Vector Aerospace have completed a major milestone toward Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of their Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 light single helicopter family.

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Jul
20
2017

H215 in action during China demo tour

Posted by jhadmin

The H215 wraps up its two-week demo tour in China. The heavy twin is the latest member of the Super Puma helicopter family and known for its multi-mission and long-range capabilities. The demo tour included flights in Zhuhai, Shenzhen and Lijiang, covering more than 2,000 km across China and demonstrated its capabilities for firefighting, power line missions, law enforcement, and passenger transportation as well as its excellent performance in high and hot conditions.

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Jul
05
2017

Video: The H160 leads the way in the industrial transformation at Airbus Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Along with the “H Generation” of products comes an industrial “revolution” in helicopter manufacturing. The intent is to bring more agility, quality, standardization and competitiveness to the way helicopters are manufactured at Airbus, for the benefit of our customers. Just months away from the beginning of initial operations of the brand new H160 final assembly line, find out more about Airbus Helicopters’ industrial transformation through one of its main ambassadors.

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Jul
05
2017

Airbus Helicopters’ H215 kicks off its debut demo tour in China

Posted by jhadmin

Zhuhai, China, The heavy twin H215 helicopter, a member of the world-renowned Super Puma family, is demonstrating its multi-mission capabilities for firefighting, power line missions, law enforcement, and passenger transportation as well as its excellent performance in high and hot conditions during its debut demo tour in China.

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Jul
05
2017

Aero Design Ltd. Announces FAA Certification of Aero Design Bicycle Racks for the Airbus AS350

Posted by jhadmin

Powell River, British Columbia, Canada – 30 June 2017 – The team at Aero Design is very excited to announce FAA certification for Quick Release Bicycle Racks for the Airbus AS350.

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Jun
29
2017

Fishtail Air signs first HCare Smart contract in Nepal

Posted by jhadmin

In June 2017, Fishtail Air signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to cover a fleet of 2 H125 helicopters for 5 years under the manufacturer’s HCare service offer. The contract stipulates support for both scheduled and un-scheduled aircraft events, and entitles Fishtail Air for a full Material Management service backed by a parts availability commitment.

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Jun
28
2017

Airbus Helicopters offers H145 with Alternate Gross Weight of 3,800 kg

Posted by jhadmin

Donauworth – The optional increase of the Alternate Gross Weight (AGW) allows H145 operators to take off with up to 100 kg more useful load. It brings additional benefit especially for law enforcement, para-public or military missions offering the possibility to carry for example more fuel, mission equipment or passengers.

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Jun
28
2017

Airbus delivers helicopters to Iraq Ministry of Oil

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth - Last month, Airbus delivered the final two of four helicopters from the H145 family ordered by the Iraq Ministry of Oil. The contract with the South Oil Company, a government owned company of the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, was signed in June 2014. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has selected Airbus as its helicopter provider for its aviation department. The aircraft will be mainly operated from Baghdad and in the province of Basrah, supporting a variety of missions including surveillance, EMS and Passenger Transport.

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Jun
27
2017

Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI) announces today that they have received FAA STC # SR09528RC Certification for the Airbus H145 D2 Night Vision Lighting Modification

Posted by jhadmin

Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI) announces today that they have received FAA STC # SR09528RC Certification for the Airbus H145 D2 Night Vision Lighting Modification. “As always we are very proud to bring yet another NVG Configuration into our vast portfolio of NVIS certified aircraft” said Tonka Hufford ADI’s chief operating officer. “The H145 platform is used in multiple roles throughout the world and our NVIS modification adds to the outstanding safety features that the aircraft is built upon with superior night time and daylight cockpit readability”.

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Jun
20
2017

A clean sheet approach to Airbus’ Racer high-speed demonstrator

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus’ official maxim is: “We make it fly.” Based on a new high-speed demonstrator rotorcraft concept unveiled today by Airbus Helicopters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, this motto could be aptly updated to: “We make it fly… fast, and efficiently.”

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Jun
19
2017

VSR700 demonstrator performs first autonomous flights

Posted by jhadmin

Paris, France, 19 June 2017 – Airbus Helicopters recently started autonomous flight trials of a VSR700 Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) demonstrator, paving the way for a first flight of the actual VSR700 prototype in 2018. A light military rotary-wing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle, the VSR700 is being developed jointly by Airbus Helicopters and Helicopteres Guimbal, the original manufacturer of the civil-certified Cabri G2 helicopter from which the VSR700 is derived.

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May
23
2017

The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms

Posted by jhadmin

The first one –destined to the Army- has been delivered in the full operational configuration, including specially designed mission systems unique to the Army. Based in Taubaté and operated by the 1º BAvEx, this is the ninth H225M to integrate the Brazilian Army’s fleet.

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May
22
2017

Airbus Launches ACH – Airbus Corporate Helicopters: the Dedicated Private and Business Aviation Helicopter Brand

Posted by jhadmin

Geneva, Airbus Helicopters has launched Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH), its high-end, bespoke brand, at EBACE 2017. The brand, which will be identified by the ACH logo, will build on the company’s leadership in the Private and Business Aviation market, offering a unique level of quality finish, craftsmanship and bespoke service matching the most demanding requirements.

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Tags: ACH Airbus Airbus Helicopterfs EBACE 2017
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