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Jun
24
2022

Cyprus orders six H145Ms for its National Guard

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Nicosia, 24 June 2022 – The Government of Cyprus has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of six H145Ms with an option for another six aircraft. The five-bladed helicopters will be operated by the Cypriot National Guard.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145
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Jun
23
2022

Airbus and Munich Airport International expand their partnership to develop Advanced Air Mobility solutions globally

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Berlin, 23 June 2022 – Airbus and Munich Airport International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at ILA Berlin Air Show to start marketing turnkey solutions to cities and regions interested in developing advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystems globally.

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Jun
23
2022

Leading aerospace and defence companies group together with Airbus to provide the Bundeswehr with the H145M

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Berlin, 23 June 2022 - Leading companies from the German aerospace and defence industry have joined forces to provide the Bundeswehr with the five-bladed H145M as their light support helicopter. A requirement for up to 55 helicopters is expected. Under the name "LUH SK - Team H145M", Airbus Helicopters, ecms Aviation Systems, Hensoldt Sensors and Hensoldt Avionics, Liebherr-Aerospace, Rohde & Schwarz, Safran Helicopter Engines and ZF Luftfahrttechnik are working together to guarantee the customer a high-quality overall package with an attractive price-performance ratio and short delivery times. One of the major focuses, given the political situation, is on providing support for the helicopter from Germany. The team is open to further interested parties.

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Tags: Airbus H145
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Jun
22
2022

Airbus selects KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH to develop rear structure of CityAirbus NextGen

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Berlin, 22 June 2022 – Airbus is partnering with KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH to design, develop and manufacture the rear structure of CityAirbus NextGen. The companies will work together to develop an ultra-lightweight rear fuselage, which plays a key role in the airframe’s flight efficiency and which meets the high standards of reliability and performance for Airbus' electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) prototype.

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL KLK Motorsport
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Jun
22
2022

First helicopter flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel

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Berlin, 22 June 2022 - An Airbus H225 has performed the first ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering both Safran’s Makila 2 engines.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Makila 2 Engines SAF
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Jun
22
2022

Universal Avionics Chosen to Provide Enhanced Vision Cameras to Bavarian Police Helicopters

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Tucson, Arizona – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to supply its EVS4000 multispectral Enhanced Vision cameras for installation on 8 new Airbus H145 helicopters destined to the Bavarian Police. The addition of the EVS4000 improves safety by increasing situational awareness in low-visibility situations including inclement weather and during night missions.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Elbit Systems EVS4000 UA Universal Avionics
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Jun
13
2022

NHIndustries and NAHEMA sign innovative NH90 support contract

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Marignane, 13 June 2022 - NHIndustries has signed an innovative NH90 support contract with the NATO agency NAHEMA, acting as the contracting authority on behalf of the  Direction générale de l'armement (the French Armament General Directorate) and the Direction de la maintenance aéronautique (the French Aeronautics Support Directory)  for the French Ministry of the Armed Forces and the BAAINBww for the German Ministry of Defence. This contract will improve the availability rates of the NH90 naval (NFH) and tactical (TTH) helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus NATO NH90 NHIndustries
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May
23
2022

Airbus commits to extending ACH130 Aston Martin Edition production following rapid market success

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EBACE, 23 May 2022 – Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has committed to continuing production of the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition after selling out almost the entire initial production run faster than expected.

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Tags: ACH ACH130 Airbus
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May
23
2022

U.S. Army Awards Airbus Contract for Continued Logistics Support

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Grand Prairie, Texas, 23 May 2022 – Airbus has signed a follow-on Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract with the U.S. Army to provide spare parts, material, and engineering support for the Army’s entire UH-72A and UH-72 B Lakota fleet of 482 utility and training helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus US Army
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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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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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