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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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Tags: Airbus Erlanger Health Systems H135 LIFE FORCE Med-Trans
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Jul
24
2017

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: Airbus AS350 CRFT FAA HEICO RFS Robertson Fuel Systems Vector
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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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Tags: Airbus H Generation H160
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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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Tags: Airbus H215 Super Puma
Categories: Press Releases


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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Tags: Aero Design Airbus AS350 Quick Release Bicycle Racks
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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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Tags: Airbus Fishtail Air H125
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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

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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

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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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Tags: Airbus Optionally Piloted Vehicle OPV VSR700
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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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Tags: Airbus Brazilian Army
Categories: Press Releases


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
Categories: Press Releases


May
08
2017

BLR Aerospace Receives Transport Canada Approval for H125 FastFin System

Posted by jhadmin

EVERETT, Wash., May 8, 2017 – BLR Aerospace today announced that its FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System has been approved by Transport Canada for installation on Canadian registered Airbus H125/AS350 helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus AS350 BLR Aerospace FastFin H125
Categories: Press Releases


May
08
2017

Heli-One Completes Two H225 Inspections For South Korean Rescue Agency National 119

Posted by jhadmin

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has completed inspections for two Airbus H225 aircraft (1-year and 8-year inspections) for South Korea’s National 119. The inspections were completed simultaneously (ten days for 1-year and 7 weeks for 8-year inspection) at two Korean bases in Seoul and Busan, allowing the aircraft to return to service on time and within budget.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Heli-One South Korean Rescue Agency National 119
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May
04
2017

Beijing 999 signs agreement for the first H145 for medical rescue and SAR missions in China

Posted by jhadmin

Donauworth, Germany, Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center (Beijing 999), a subsidiary of Beijing Red Cross Foundation, signed an agreement today with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of one H145, the first of its kind to be configured with a hoist for medical and search and rescue (SAR) in China. The rotorcraft is scheduled for delivery by 2019.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Beijing 999 H145
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
26
2017

Airbus Helicopters celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight

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Marignane, France, Airbus Helicopters celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight today during a conference at the museum of aviation in St Victoret, near the company headquarters.

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Categories: Press Releases


Apr
24
2017

H145 is best in class for hoist operations with increased engine power

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane – Airbus has extended the flight envelope of the H145 by enhancing the helicopter’s OEI power. The acronym OEI stands for “One-engine-inoperative”, measuring the performance of an aircraft with only one engine remaining operative. With the increased power, the light-twin helicopter H145 can accommodate two additional technicians or can fly longer distances during a mission which requires human external cargo (HEC) operations.

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Tags: Airbus H145
Categories: Press Releases


Apr
20
2017

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi Corporation, Japan’s Largest Civil Helicopter Business

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, ILLINOIS (April 20, 2017) --- Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company.

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Tags: Airbus Flight Training Device frasca FTD H125
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
08
2017

Airbus Helicopters recognizes U.S. Coast Guard for reaching 1.5 million flight hours in MH-65 Dolphins

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, Texas (March 8, 2017) – Airbus Helicopters Inc. saluted the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday for its recent milestone achievement of reaching 1.5 million flight hours with the service’s fleet of MH-65 Dolphin patrol and search-and-rescue helicopters.

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Mar
07
2017

REACH Air Medical Services places first-ever order for Airbus H125s following high altitude fly-off

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (March 7, 2017) – REACH Air Medical Services, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, has placed an order for five new Airbus H125s, marking the first time the company has turned to an Airbus Helicopters aircraft for its single-engine platform solution.

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Tags: Air Medical Group Airbus H125 REACH Air Medical Services
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
07
2017

STAT MedEvac to be first U.S. air medical transport service provider to operate Helionix-equipped H135s

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (March 7, 2017) – STAT MedEvac will soon be the first air medical transport service in North America to operate Airbus H135 helicopters equipped with Helionix, an innovative and powerful avionics system.

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Tags: Airbus H135 STAT MedEvac
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
06
2017

Airbus Delivers an H125 to Nova Scotia Ministry of Natural Resources

Posted by jhadmin

Heli-Expo 06/03/2017 – Airbus has delivered the 700th helicopter into the Canadian market, an H125 to the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. The Department’s mandate includes; development, management, conservation, and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources as well as, administration of the province’s Crown land.

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Tags: Airbus
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2017

BLR Aerospace to Celebrate First H125 FastFin System Fleet Sale at HELI-EXPO 2017

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, March 5, 2017 – BLR Aerospace has completed its first fleet sale of the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for Airbus H125 helicopters and will introduce its lead-the-fleet customer at HAI HELI-EXPO 2017 in Dallas.

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Tags: Airbus BLR Aerospace FastFin H125
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS INITIAL NVG TRAINING TO BELL 212/412 AND AIRBUS H135 HELICOPTERS AND LAUNCHES ONLINE RECURRENT

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – FlightSafety International now offers FAA-approved Part 142 Night Vision Goggle initial training for the Airbus Helicopters H135, Bell 212, and Bell 412EP using Level D qualified simulators. FlightSafety also introduces an NVG eLearning recurrent course.

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Tags: Airbus FlightSafety Night vision Goggle
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Mar
01
2017

QinetiQ signs for four H125 for Empire Test Pilots’ School

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford - QinetiQ has signed a deal for four Airbus H125 helicopters as part of its modernisation of the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), which it manages alongside the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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Tags: Airbus H125 QinetiQ
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Feb
27
2017

Los Angeles Police Department begins helicopter fleet replacement with orders for Airbus H125 AStars

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas– The Los Angeles Police Department will strengthen its Air Support Division this year with the addition of four new Airbus H125 AStars as part of a long-term plan to upgrade its entire patrol helicopter fleet.

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Tags: Airbus AStars H125 Los Angeles Police Department
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
23
2017

Entrepreneur David MacNeil takes delivery of new, customized Airbus H145 helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Feb. 22, 2017) – Leading American entrepreneur David MacNeil, owner of MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd. in Bolingbrook, Ill., has taken delivery of a new customized Airbus H145 helicopter for use with his highly successful company that manufactures the acclaimed WeatherTech automotive products.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Automotive Products David MacNeil H145 WeatherTech
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Feb
22
2017

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. Partners with Airbus to Co-develop and Commercialize metaAIR™, a Laser Protection Solution

Posted by jhadmin

HALIFAX, - Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its optical filters division, Lamda Guard, announced today, February 21st, that it has entered into a new agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus to validate, certify, and commercialize its laser protection product metaAIR™, for aviation. In 2014, MTI signed its first agreement with Airbus to test and tailor metaAIR™, which is a flexible metamaterial optical filter, engineered to protect vision against harmful laser beams aimed at aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Lamda Guard metaAIR Metamaterial Technologies MTI
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