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Nov
13
2018

Airbus Helicopters Delivers Upgraded Night Vision to NPAS’ UK Police Helicopters

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Oxford, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of seven upgraded National Police Air Service (NPAS) H135 helicopters, under a £1.5 million contract signed in December 2017 to equip and standardise the UK police helicopter fleet’s Night Vision (NVIS) capability. Under the new configuration, all seven NPAS’ H135 helicopters will be capable of NVIS operations down to ground level, enhancing their night time surveillance capabilities at all heights and in all environments.

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Oct
22
2018

Airbus delivers first H135 with Helionix in police configuration to Brazilian Ciopaer

Posted by jhadmin

Brazil, 22 October 2018 – Airbus Helicopters delivered the first two H135 helicopters with Helionix in police configuration to its Brazilian customer Ciopaer. The two delivered helicopters will be used to reinforce public security in Ceará State, as well as providing support for aeromedical operations in other regions of the state. Ciopaer’s fleet already includes two AS350s and four twin-engine helicopters of the H135 and the H145 family.

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Oct
19
2018

Racer high-speed demonstrator passes preliminary design review milestone

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Amsterdam, - Airbus Helicopters continues to progress with the development of its Racer (Rapid And Cost-Efficient Rotorcraft) technology demonstrator, funded by European Union’s H2020 framework through the Clean Sky 2 program, and aiming to provide the best trade-off between speed, cost-efficiency, sustainability and mission performance.

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Oct
19
2018

MRO software providers MRX Systems, Rusada, Ramco and Traxxall team up with Airbus Helicopters to exchange maintenance data digitally

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Amsterdam, MRX Systems, Rusada, Ramco and Traxxall have signed agreements with Airbus Helicopters enabling their maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) databases to be connected with Airbus systems.

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Oct
02
2018

Airbus Helicopters Fully Operational as UK MFTS Aircraft Service Provider

Posted by jhadmin

Oxford, Airbus Helicopters completion of delivery of 29 Helionix equipped H135s and three Helionix, hoist-equipped H145s earlier this year, marked the end of the delivery phase of the MFTS contract. Today, the company has completed its service provision build up and is fully embedded at RAF Shawbury and RAF Valley, supporting Ascent’s Training delivery from newly modernised facilities. On 1st April 18, the precise date of the RAF Centenary, Airbus Helicopters was confirmed by Ascent and the Ministry of Defence as being ready for training use for the UK MFTS rotary wing element. Since contract signature on 16 May 2016 to ready for training on 1st April 2018, Airbus Helicopters has delivered on time and to cost against an extremely demanding timescale.

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Oct
01
2018

Airbus Helicopters delivers the first of 100 H135s for China in Qingdao

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Qingdao, Airbus Helicopters has delivered one H135 to Health Commission of Qingdao in China’s Shandong Province, making this helicopter the first of 100 H135s to be delivered to China per a framework agreement signed in June 2016.

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Sep
24
2018

Airbus Helicopters focuses on the wind turbine growth market

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Hamburg, Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately €9 billion. Airbus Helicopters will present its supply, maintenance and crew transport solutions at the WindEnergy expo, which will be held in Hamburg from 25 to 28 September.

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Jul
12
2018

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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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