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May
10
2022

Airbus partners with MAGicALL to develop the electric motors of CityAirbus NextGen

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Dallas, 10 May 2022 – Airbus has selected MAGicALL to supply the motors of the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft CityAirbus NextGen. Airbus’ eVTOL prototype will be equipped with a tailored version of the MAGiDRIVE, the newest generation of electric motors manufactured by MAGicALL.

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus eVTOL MAGicALL NextGen
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May
04
2022

Airbus lays the foundations for future urban air mobility in Germany with the Air Mobility Initiative

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Munich, 4 May 2022 – To contribute to the development of advanced air mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities are joining forces under the leadership of Airbus to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The members of the Air Mobility Initiative include Airbus, City of Ingolstadt, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Flugsicherung, Diehl Aerospace, Droniq, Munich Airport, Red Cross, and Telekom. 

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Tags: Air Mobility Initiative Airbus AMI
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Apr
27
2022

Airbus and ITA Airways partner to develop urban air mobility in Italy

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Rome, 27 April 2022 – Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility (UAM) in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions.

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Tags: Airbus ITA Airways UAM
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Apr
05
2022

U.S. Army National Guard to operate first UH-72B in Arizona

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Washington D.C., April 5, 2022 - After taking delivery of the first UH-72B Lakota helicopter in September last year, the U.S. Army National Guard is finalizing its training and will begin fielding the new helicopter with numerous state Guard units, beginning with Arizona. Subsequent states to operate the new 5-bladed UH-72B include Colorado and New Mexico later this year, followed by additional National Guard units as new UH-72B helicopters are delivered.

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Tags: Airbus UH-72B US Army National Guard
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Mar
25
2022

Boeing and Airbus Helicopters sign strategic H-47 Chinook partnership to support Germany’s STH requirements

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Philadelphia, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Airbus Helicopters today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner on the H-47 Chinook in support of Germany’s Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH) heavy-lift helicopter requirements.

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Tags: Airbus Boeing
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Mar
11
2022

Metropolitan Nashville Police Department orders two Airbus H125 helicopters

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Dallas, March 10, 2022 – The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department has announced plans to enhance its crime fighting capabilities with two new Airbus H125 helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus H125 Heli Expo Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
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Mar
11
2022

Kern County Sheriff’s Office orders two Airbus H125 helicopters

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Dallas, March 10, 2022 – The Kern County Sheriff’s Office in California will acquire two new Airbus H125s as part of a plan to modernize its aging fleet of helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus H125 Kern County Sheriff
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Mar
10
2022

Boston MedFlight orders its first five-bladed H145

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Dallas, March 10, 2022 – Boston MedFlight has just signed an order for its first five-bladed H145 helicopter as part of a fleet renewal and expansion project to support an increased need for critical care transportation in New England.

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Tags: Airbus Boston MedFlight H145 Heli Expo
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Mar
10
2022

Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega orders nine five-bladed H145s

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Dallas, 10 March 2022 – The Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega has ordered nine five-bladed Airbus H145s to replace its current four-bladed versions. Rega’s new H145s will come equipped with a state-of-the-art navigation system that will enhance the mission capabilities and the safety of operations.

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Tags: Airbus H145 Heli Expo Swiss Air-Rescue
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Mar
09
2022

Riverside Police Department orders two Airbus H125 helicopters

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Dallas, March 9, 2022 – Riverside Police Department will add two new Airbus H125 helicopters to its law enforcement fleet that serves and protects the City of Riverside, California, following an order placed December last year.

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Tags: Airbus City of Riverside H125 Riverside Police Department
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Mar
09
2022

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Ecocopter has ordered three H125s and one H145 to be used for aerial work missions in a variety of industrial sectors. The helicopters will be delivered by the end of 2022 and mid-2023 respectively, and will join Ecocopter’s fleet of 18 helicopters, solely composed of Airbus aircraft, and which carry out operations in Chile, Peru and Ecuador.

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Tags: Airbus Ecocopter H125 Heli Expo
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Mar
09
2022

Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Airbus has signed an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary for the development of CityAirbus NextGen’s wings. This partnership will support Airbus’ exploration of disruptive aircraft design while complying with the most stringent regulations.

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus Heli Expo Spirit AeroSystems
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Mar
09
2022

North Memorial Health bolsters Air Care program, adds two Airbus H135 helicopters to fleet

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Dallas, March 9, 2022 – North Memorial Health is partnering with Airbus for the first time to welcome two new H135 helicopters to its Air Care program in late 2022.

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Tags: Airbus H135 Heli Expo North Memorial Health
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Mar
09
2022

Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 – Airbus has signed an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary for the development of CityAirbus NextGen’s wings. This partnership will support Airbus’ exploration of disruptive aircraft design while complying with the most stringent regulations.

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Tags: AeroSystems Airbus CityAirbus Heli Expo NextGen
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Mar
09
2022

A host of new performance and safety enhancing technologies for Airbus single engine helicopters

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Dallas, 9 March 2022 - Airbus Helicopters puts the spotlight on recently developed improvements for its single-engine helicopter family aimed at enhancing performance and flight safety.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Heli Expo
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Mar
08
2022

STAT MedEvac orders 10 new Airbus H135 helicopters

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Dallas, March 8, 2022 – STAT MedEvac, an Airbus customer for nearly 40 years, has committed to ordering 10 new H135 helicopters as part of a fleet renewal initiative for its air medical operations. STAT’s total Airbus fleet, a mix of H135 and H145 family aircraft, operates out of 18 bases.

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Tags: Airbus H135 H145 Heli Expo STAT MedEvac
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Mar
08
2022

Canadian entrepreneur and pilot Ashlynne Dale orders ACH125 helicopter

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Dallas, 8 March, 2022 – Canadian entrepreneur and private pilot Ashlynne Dale has signed an order to purchase an Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH125.

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Tags: ACH125 Airbus Ashlynne Dale
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Mar
08
2022

Airbus and The Helicopter Company expand partnership to include sustainable aviation fuel and urban air mobility in Saudi Arabia

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Dallas, 8 March 2022 – Airbus and The Helicopter Company (THC) have signed an agreement in order to continue expanding helicopter activities as well as to introduce urban air mobility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This comes as an additional step toward the co-creation of an Urban Air Mobility ecosystem in the Kingdom.

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Tags: Airbus Heli Expo THC The Helicopter Company
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Mar
08
2022

Milestone Aviation Announces Delivery of H145 to Ecocopter Ecuador at Heli-Expo

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DALLAS – March 8, 2022 – The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, today announced the delivery of an Airbus H145 helicopter to Ecocopter Ecuador, a leading South American operator. Located at Ecocopter’s base in Quito, the aircraft will be the first of its type to be based in Ecuador and will be deployed on missions across Chile and Peru. The announcement was made during the 2022 HAI Heli-Expo event in Dallas, Texas.

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Tags: Airbus Ecocopter H145 Heli Expo Milestone Milestone Aviation Group
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Mar
07
2022

Japan’s All Nippon Helicopter signs first-ever HCare support contract for its H160

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Dallas, 7 March 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has signed with All Nippon Helicopter (ANH) a five-year HCare Smart parts-by-the-hour contract for the customer’s first H160, demonstrating strong commitment to the entry into service of the aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus All Nippon Helicopter H160 HCare Heli Expo
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Mar
02
2022

France and Spain launch Tiger MkIII programme

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Marignane, 02 March 2022 – OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), on behalf of the French and Spanish Armament General Directorate, the DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) and the DGAM (Dirección General de Armamento y Material) has awarded a contract to Airbus Helicopters for the development, production, and initial in-service support of the Tiger MkIII attack helicopter upgrade programme.

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Tags: Airbus Tiger MkIII
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Feb
03
2022

Airbus Helicopters and Kongsberg sign long-term collaboration agreement to support Norwegian Armed Forces

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Oslo, 3 February 2022 – Airbus and Kongsberg of Norway have signed a long-term strategic agreement to collaborate over support and services for the Norwegian Armed Forces.

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Tags: Airbus Kongsberg of Norway
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Jan
26
2022

Airbus Helicopters bounces back in 2021

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Marignane, 26 January 2022 – In 2021, Airbus Helicopters logged 419 gross orders (net: 414) showing solid signs of recovery from the 2020 market situation which was heavily impacted by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. (2020 – 289 gross/ 268 net orders). The increase in orders for light helicopters, H125 and H130, reflects the recovery of the civil and parapublic market. The Company saw strong momentum from its home countries, with France ordering 40 H160s (civil and military versions), eight H225Ms, and two H145s, Spain ordering 36 H135s, and Germany procuring eight H145s for the Bavarian police force.  Deliveries increased from 300 in 2020 to 338 in 2021, contributing to Airbus Helicopters’ preliminary 52 % share of the civil and parapublic market and confirming its position as market leader. In number of aircraft units, Airbus Helicopters recorded a net book to bill ratio above one.

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Tags: Airbus
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Jan
25
2022

Airbus Helicopters opens new MRO Logistics Centre in Paris

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Tremblay-en-France, 25 January 2022 – The Airbus Helicopters MRO Logistics Centre has begun operations in the AeroliansParis business park in Tremblay-en-France near Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport. The 13,400 m2 building, developed by BARJANE, was conceived to house all logistics activities related to helicopter component repair, including the receipt, screening, control, storage and distribution of MRO parts, at one site close to Europe’s cargo hub in Paris.

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Tags: AeroliansParis Airbus
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Jan
23
2022

Airbus delivers the last-ever Dauphin to Spanish Customs

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Sevilla, 21 January 2022 – Airbus has delivered the last Dauphin helicopter, an AS365 N3, to the Spanish Customs Service. This helicopter will reinforce the Customs Surveillance Service’s capacity to combat drug trafficking in the Strait of Gibraltar, the Alboran Sea, and in Galicia.

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Tags: Airbus AS365 N3 Spanish Customs Service
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Jan
20
2022

Airbus seeking new talents to prepare the future

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Toulouse, 19 January 2022 – As the aerospace industry shows strong signs of recovery post-COVID, and while Airbus continues to prepare the future of aviation and implement its roadmap for decarbonisation, the Company announces it intends to start 2022 with a recruitment plan of around 6000 new hires worldwide across the entire group.

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Tags: Airbus
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Jan
10
2022

France becomes first H160 law enforcement customer

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Marignane, 10 January 2021 – The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed a contract, on behalf of the Ministry of Interior, for the procurement and maintenance of 10 H160s in a law enforcement configuration for the Gendarmerie Nationale. Linked to the  contract for the procurement of 169 H160Ms for the French Ministry of Armed Forces, this order is part of the Stimulus plan to support the national aeronautical industry announced by the French government in 2020. 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters DGA French Armament General Directorate H160
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Dec
27
2021

Spanish Ministries of Defence and Interior sign for 36 H135s

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Marignane – The Spanish Ministries of Defence and Interior have ordered 36 Airbus H135 helicopters. This signature takes place in the context of the stimulus plan activated by the Spanish government to support the industry. The Ministry of Defence will receive 18 helicopters to be operated by the air force and the navy while the Ministry of Interior will also take delivery of 18 helicopters to be operated by the National Police and the Guardia Civil. The deliveries will start next year.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicoptpers H135 The Spanish Ministries of Defence and Interior
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Dec
22
2021

France orders the H160M for its Joint Light Helicopter programme

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Marignane, 22 December 2021 – The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the development and procurement of the H160M in the frame of the Light Joint Helicopter programme (HIL). The contract includes the development of several prototypes and the delivery of a first batch of 30 aircraft (21 for the army, 8 for the navy and one for the air force). The French Ministry for the Armed Forces plans to order a total of 169 H160M helicopters, or Guépard as it will be known in the French armed forces. Deliveries will start in 2027 beginning with the French Army.

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Tags: Airbus DGA France H160M
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Dec
16
2021

French Sécurité Civile to expand fleet with two Airbus H145s

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Marignane, 16 December 2021 – The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has ordered an additional two five-bladed H145s destined to equip the Sécurité Civile, an agency of the French Ministry of Interior that performs rescue and air medical transport services throughout France. This contract is a follow-up to the contract signed in 2020 for an initial batch of two H145s which were delivered in December 2021.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters French Ministry of Interior
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