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Jul
12
2018

Powerful and versatile Airbus H125 is the market leading law enforcement helicopter in North America

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Airbus Helicopters Inc. will be exhibiting its role as the North American market leader for new law enforcement helicopters at the Airborne Public Safety Association Conference (APSCON) Expo July 11-13, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. at Booth #809.

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Jun
22
2018

Airbus Helicopters delivers first H145s to Rega

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two of a total of six H145 helicopters to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega. These will replace Rega’s existing fleet of EC145 helicopters, which will be phased out by mid-2019. The first H145 helicopter is expected to be deployed at the Bern base in October.

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Jun
12
2018

Airbus Helicopters delivers fifth and final H135 for Bundeswehr training

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the fifth and final H135 that will be used by the German Armed Forces in Bückeburg to train their pilots. The German Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) is leasing these helicopters – all delivered on time by Airbus – for initial and recurrent pilot training.

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May
18
2018

Airbus to offer H135 for U.S. Navy helicopter trainer replacement

Posted by jhadmin

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, – Airbus Helicopters Inc. will offer the Airbus H135 helicopter as the solution for the U.S. Navy’s planned helicopter trainer replacement program. An H135 demonstrator aircraft in Navy trainer markings is on display this week at the 2018 Naval Helicopter Association Symposium in Norfolk, Va.

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May
03
2018

Airbus Helicopters delivers 200th H145 helicopter to Norsk Luftambulanse

Posted by jhadmin

Airbus Helicopters delivered the 200th H145 to Norsk Luftambulanse (NOLAS). The Air Rescue Operator will use the helicopter for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Norway.

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Apr
30
2018

Celebrating 25 years of Parts By the Hour with DRF Luftrettung

Posted by jhadmin

DRF Luftrettung operates over 50 Airbus helicopters for emergency operations at 31 bases in Germany and Austria. Each year the crews take off to more than 38,000 emergency medical services like rapid air rescue and inter-hospital transport of intensive care patients. The prerequisite for this level of activity? Having a helicopter fleet at maximum readiness.

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Apr
18
2018

First H145 for utility missions in the U.S. delivered to San Diego Gas & Electric

Posted by jhadmin

Grand Prairie, Texas, 18 April 2018 – Airbus Helicopters Inc. has delivered a new Airbus H145 to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), a major Southern California public utility company, which has put the aircraft to use supporting its vast electric transmission and distribution network.

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Apr
11
2018

Metro Aviation delivers H145 to Boston MedFlight

Posted by jhadmin

Metro Aviation, under contract with Airbus Helicopters, recently completed a new H145 for Boston MedFlight, a critical care transport service in New England. This is the third aircraft Metro has completed for Boston MedFlight at its completion center in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Apr
03
2018

First H160 for the Latin American market

Posted by jhadmin

Santiago, Chile, Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for one H160 with an undisclosed customer in Brazil for private and business aviation operations. This order, the first from a Latin American customer, came after a flight demonstration in Marignane where the customer experienced first-hand the step-change in passenger comfort that the H160 brings to the market.

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Mar
06
2018

Airbus Helicopters comes out of Heli-Expo 2018 with more than 50 helicopter orders

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, – Airbus Helicopters, the leader in the civil and parapublic helicopter market, has wrapped up Heli Expo 2018 in Las Vegas with orders for over 50 of the company’s wide range of helicopters for customers worldwide. The most anticipated sales include the H160’s launch customer as well as the first orders placed for this new-generation helicopter in the North American market. In addition, the H145 and H125 families received solid bookings, showcasing their impressive performance and continual popularity.

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Feb
28
2018

Airbus Helicopters and Safran Electronic & Defense to equip aircraft with off-the-shelf helicopter data monitoring systems

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters and Safran Electronic and Defense have signed a letter of intent for the distribution of helicopter data monitoring systems. The systems can be integrated on all Airbus helicopters not already equipped with the Helionix avionics suite or a health and usage monitoring system (HUMS).

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Feb
28
2018

Airbus Helicopters partners with Blade to boost Urban Air Mobility business

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters and Fly Blade, Inc. (“Blade”), a digitallypowered aviation leader servicing 22 core routes in 7 U.S. states, have signed a strategic partnership to develop new premium on-demand helicopter flight experiences, paving the way for enhanced urban air mobility solutions to benefit the future of vertical flight.

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Feb
28
2018

Airbus Helicopters, Thales and Helisim to build world-class North America regional helicopter training center

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters, Thales and Helisim have announced they will join forces to construct a new, state-of-the-art helicopter pilot and maintenance crew training center in Texas. The Airbus Helicopters Training Center in North America will be located at the headquarters of Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Grand Prairie.

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Feb
27
2018

Heliflite China orders 10 Airbus light helicopters and becomes official distributor in China

Posted by jhadmin

Las Vegas, Airbus Helicopters has signed with Heliflite China for an order of seven H125 and three H130 aircraft. The company, based in Xian, China, has also been accredited as an official Airbus Helicopters distributor in the region, supporting Airbus’ growth in this rapidly developing market.

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Feb
27
2018

LCI EXPANDS CHC PARTNERSHIP WITH SECOND H175

Posted by jhadmin

27th February, 2018 - Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has today announced that it is expanding its partnership with CHC through the placement of a second Airbus Helicopters H175 aircraft with the operator.

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Feb
26
2018

BLR Aerospace Announces First H125 FastFin System Factory Installation

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2018 – BLR Aerospace today announced that the first factory installation of an Airbus Helicopters H125 FastFin® System has been completed and the aircraft will be delivered in June to Heli-Austria. The company also announced that 25 Airbus Helicopters Customer Centers worldwide have been authorized to sell and install the FastFin System.

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Feb
13
2018

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, Voom, the world's premier on-demand helicopter booking platform, is now joining Airbus Helicopters as part of the company’s strategy to provide new urban mobility solutions for commuters. Initially incubated in A^3, Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, Voom launched commercial operations in April 2017 in Sao Paulo, flying thousands of passengers over the last ten months, and plans to expand its presence this year.

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Feb
08
2018

Asia Pacific’s HEMS, VIP and military markets present opportunities for the H145

Posted by jhadmin

The Asia Pacific region extends from India to New Zealand, covering an area of 16,000 km and comprising the Pacific’s smallest islands to the entire continent of Australia. The region represents 30 percent of the global civil and parapublic helicopter fleet and 25 percent of the global military helicopter fleet. Of the 4,000 helicopters in operation in the civil and parapublic market, Airbus leads Asia Pacific with 40 percent market share, and represents close to 10 percent of the 5,000 military helicopters in operation.

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Feb
08
2018

Airbus completes first flight demonstration for its commercial parcel delivery drone ‘Skyways’

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters’ Skyways unmanned air vehicle has successfully completed its first flight demonstration at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The drone took off from its dedicated maintenance centre and landed on the roof of a specially designed parcel station where a parcel was automatically loaded via a robotic arm. Once successfully loaded with the parcel, the Skyways drone took off again and returned to land, demonstrating its automatic unloading capability.

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Feb
07
2018

Two H125s help rescue climber in Pakistan

Posted by jhadmin

On 26 January 2018, five members of Pakistan’s Army Aviation HA Squadron received orders from Headquarters Force Command Northern Areas (FCNA) to evacuate climber Tomek Mackiewicz, who was trapped at an elevation of about 7,400 metres on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan (in the Himalayan mountain range) and Elisabeth Revol, at about 6,500 metres.

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Feb
07
2018

Airbus Helicopters and Thai Aviation Industries to support Royal Thai Armed Forces and Police helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters and Thai Aviation Industries (TAI) have signed an agreement to support all Airbus' military and law enforcement helicopters in Thailand, over two years.

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Feb
07
2018

Airbus Helicopters starts the year with new orders and deliveries in Japan

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters’ business in Japan gains traction with two new orders and two new deliveries at the start of the year, reaffirming the company’s strong presence in the country. Currently leading the Japanese civil and parapublic helicopter market with more than 50% market share, Airbus Helicopters plans to increase its position in tandem with the Japan’s projected fleet growth of 2% annually over the next 20 years.

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Dec
26
2017

Airbus Helicopters and UK Ministry of Defence sign Follow-on Support Arrangement for RAF Puma Mk2

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford, Airbus Helicopters and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a Follow-on Support Arrangement contract to provide support to the Royal Air Force Puma 2 fleet over the planned service life of the aircraft. The contract, worth an initial £100 million, is the first of two pricing periods which will see Airbus Helicopters provide full technical support and logistics until March 2022. The contract has the facility to be extended until the currently planned out of service date March 2025, subject to the agreement of both parties.

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Dec
14
2017

Airbus Helicopters continues industrial transformation with Paris-Le Bourget blades site

Posted by jhadmin

On 1 December 2017, Airbus Helicopters celebrated the inauguration of its Paris-Le Bourget site, where helicopter blades are now being produced for the Airbus range. The blade-specific specialisation is part of the manufacturer’s industrial strategy.

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Nov
22
2017

South Korea's National 119 Rescue Headquarters acquires two H225 helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Seoul, Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a contract from South Korea's National 119 Rescue Headquarters for the purchase of two additional H225 helicopters.

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Nov
15
2017

Falcon Aviation expands its commitment to the H160

Posted by jhadmin

Dubai, Falcon Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have signed a new MoU at the Dubai airshow expanding their commitment to the H160 adding three additional helicopters to the original Letter Of Intent (LOI) signed in May 2016.

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Nov
10
2017

Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth – Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets (Thales FZ231) and cannons (Nexter NC621) as well as an electro-optical targeting system by Wescam (MX15) and a helmet mounted sight display by Thales (Scorpion). All planned and required tests were performed in a tight and demanding time schedule.

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Oct
16
2017

Airbus Helicopters Displays H130 and EC145 at Air Medical Transport Conference

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, TX 16 October 2017 – Airbus Helicopters, the market segment leader in emergency medical services (EMS) rotorcraft, is showcasing the H130 and EC145, member of the H145 family, at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) this week in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Oct
09
2017

Airbus Helicopters delivers 400th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army

Posted by jhadmin

Washington, D.C. – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the U.S. Army’s 400th UH-72A Lakota helicopter, fulfilling its contract requirements to date by delivering every aircraft on time, on budget and meeting the Army’s rigorous quality standards.

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Oct
04
2017

Airbus Helicopters advances on-board image processing capabilities for VTOL systems

Posted by jhadmin

London, In line with its strategy of innovation for the future of vertical flight, Airbus Helicopters is developing an experimental on board image processing management system aimed at performing automatic approaches and landing in challenging conditions, as well as paving the way for future sense & avoid applications on autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) systems.

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