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Jul
03
2024

Airbus H160 enters into service in the U.S. with PHI Aviation

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Marignane, 03 July 2024 – Airbus has delivered the first H160 in the U.S. to PHI, marking the beginning of H160 operations in the country. This is the first of the initial four H160 helicopters that  PHI will operate for offshore transportation in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters PHI
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Jun
24
2024

Airbus delivers first ACH160 in Canada

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Fort Erie, ON, 24 June 2024 – Chartright Air Group, a leading provider of private aviation services in Canada, has taken delivery of Canada’s first corporate ACH160. The helicopter will enter into service immediately, as the first to be delivered in North America.

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Tags: ACH160 Airbus Candada Chartright Air Group
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Jun
18
2024

French Army’s NH90 for Special Forces has started flight testing

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Marignane, 18 June 2024 -  Airbus Helicopters has launched the flight test campaign for the prototype of the NH90 Standard 2. This standard is one of the latest NH90 configurations and is being developed specifically for the French Army Aviation, to support special forces operations. The French Ministry for Armed Forces has ordered a total of 18 NH90s in the Standard 2 configuration. Flight testing will continue until the end of the year in accordance with the schedule agreed with the French Armament General Directorate (Direction Générale de l’Armement).

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters French Army NH90
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Jun
18
2024

GPMS Receives HUMS STC's for EC135 and AS332

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18 June 2024 – GPMS International announced today that the FAA has granted Supplemental Type Certificates (STC's) for Foresight MX HUMS on the Airbus EC135 and AS332 Super Puma platforms.

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Tags: Airbus AS332 EC135 GPMS International
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Jun
17
2024

Belgium chooses Airbus H145M for Armed Forces and Federal Police

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Paris, 17 June 2024 – The Kingdom of Belgium will procure 15 multi-role H145M helicopters for the army and two helicopters plus three options for the Federal Police. The contract was signed between the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), on behalf of Belgium, and Airbus Helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145M
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Jun
13
2024

NH90 comprehensive upgrade programme launched

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Marignane, 13 June 2024 - NH Industries (NHI) and the NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) have signed a contract to launch the development and qualification of the NH90 Block 1 upgrade (also known as Software Release 3). NAHEMA acted on behalf of Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy. This programme is part of the NH90 evolution roadmap and constitutes a major upgrade in terms of capabilities for both the TTH and NFH variants of the NH90 combat helicopter. 

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Tags: Airbus NH90
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Jun
06
2024

German Ministry of Interior orders up to 44 H225 helicopters for its Federal Police

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Berlin, 6 June 2024 - The German Ministry of the Interior has ordered up to 44 H225 helicopters for its Federal Police. This record order for the H225 includes 38 firm orders with options for a further six helicopters. Its payload, range and advanced systems make it a versatile aircraft capable of conducting a large array of law enforcement and homeland security missions ranging from special forces transport to firefighting and disaster relief. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2029.

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Tags: Airbus Germany Ministry of Interior H225
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Jun
06
2024

HTM orders up to three Airbus H145 helicopters for offshore wind operations

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Berlin, 6 June 2024 – HTM Helicopters has placed an order for one Airbus H145 helicopter, with options for two additional helicopters of the same type. The new helicopter will be used in offshore wind operations, transporting technicians and materials to wind farm turbines off the coasts of Germany and France.

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Tags: Airbus H145 HTM Helicopters
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Jun
05
2024

Airbus partners with Avincis on Advanced Air Mobility

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Berlin, 5 June 2024 – Airbus and Avincis, a well-established European helicopter operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on the development of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The companies will collaborate to explore opportunities for operating electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft throughout Europe.

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Tags: Airbus Avincis
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May
21
2024

Airbus signs order with LCI and SMFL for 21 latest generation helicopters

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Marignane, 21 May 2024 - Airbus Helicopters, LCI, a leading aviation company, and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), have announced an order for up to 21 of the latest generation helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus
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May
13
2024

Airbus Helicopters to support Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale helicopter fleet

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Marignane, 13 May 2024 – Airbus Helicopters and Babcock have been awarded a contract to support 48 EC145s operated by the French Ministry of Interior. The 12 year contract that starts this year was signed with the Direction de la Maintenance Aéronautique (DMAé), the organisation in charge of maintenance for aircraft operated by the French government.

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Tags: Airbus babcock EC145
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May
07
2024

Airbus finalises acquisition of Aerovel and its UAS Flexrotor

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Bingen, Washington, 7 May 2024 - Airbus has finalised the acquisition of U.S.-based Aerovel and its unmanned aerial system (UAS), Flexrotor, in a move to strengthen its portfolio of tactical unmanned solutions. Flexrotor is a small tactical unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions at sea and over land.

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Tags: Aerovel Airbus Flexrotor UAS
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Apr
25
2024

Airbus Helicopters’ Racer is off to a flying start

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Marignane, 25 April 2024 – Airbus Helicopters’ Racer demonstrator, developed in the frame of the European Research Clean Sky 2 project, has performed its first flight, in Marignane. The aircraft flew for about 30 minutes, allowing the flight test team to check the overall behavior of the aircraft.

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Apr
19
2024

UK Ministry of Defence orders more H145 helicopters

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Oxford, 19 April 2024 – The UK Ministry of Defence has ordered a further six Airbus H145 helicopters as the next step in renewing its rotary fleet and cutting the number of different types in service.

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Tags: Airbus H145 UK Ministry of Defence
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Apr
11
2024

Japan Coast Guard adds three H225s

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Tokyo, 11 April 2024 – Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has placed an additional order for three H225 helicopters, taking its total H225 fleet up to 18. The largest Super Puma operator in Japan received three H225s in December 2023 and one in February 2024 for its growing fleet. The new helicopters will support territorial coastal activities, maritime law enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in the country.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Japan Coast Guard
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Apr
10
2024

The Honduran Ministry of Defense acquires two additional H145 helicopters

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Santiago de Chile - The Ministry of Defense of Honduras has acquired two additional Airbus H145 helicopters, which will be operated by the Honduran Air Force to perform passenger and cargo transport, search and rescue, firefighting, medical evacuation, and other essential missions in the region. This new purchase follows an initial order signed in April 2023 for two H145s that will be delivered before the end of 2024.  

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Tags: Airbus H145 Ministry of Defense of Honduras
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Apr
09
2024

Airbus forecasts North America’s commercial aircraft services market value will be US$45 billion by 2042

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Herndon, Virginia, 8 April 2024 – North America’s commercial aircraft services market will grow to US$45 billion from US$31 billion today (a 45% increase) by 2042 according to Airbus’ latest Global Services Forecast (GSF).

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Tags: Airbus
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Mar
07
2024

CityAirbus NextGen makes its debut

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Donauwörth, 7 March 2024 – Airbus has presented its full electric CityAirbus NextGen prototype to the public, ahead of its maiden flight later this year. The two-tonne class CityAirbus, with a wing span of approximately 12 metres, is being developed to fly with a 80 km range and to reach a cruise speed of 120 km/h, making it perfectly suited for operations in major cities for a variety of missions. 

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus NextGen
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Feb
29
2024

Airbus Helicopters wraps up Heli-Expo 2024 with 155 commitments

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Anaheim, 29 February 2024 – Airbus Helicopters wraps up the 2024 edition of Heli-Expo with 155 commitments, including 40 firm orders, from customers worldwide for a variety of its multi-mission helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Heli-Expo
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Feb
28
2024

Air Center Helicopters signs Airbus HCare services contract for H225 fleet

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Anaheim, 28 February 2024 – Air Center Helicopters, Inc (ACHI) has signed an Airbus HCare In-Service contract to support their fleet of 18 H225 helicopters for the next five years. ACHI uses the versatile H225 aircraft to carry out a wide range of missions across the globe, including but not limited to expeditionary airlift, personnel recovery, search and rescue, medevac/casevac, Department of Defense real world scenario training, ship-based services, and disaster relief.

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Tags: Air Center Helicoptres Airbus H225 HCare
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Feb
28
2024

LCI AND AIRBUS HELICOPTERS UNVEIL NEW FLIGHT PATH PARTNERSHIP

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VAI Heli-Expo, Anaheim – 28th February, 2024:  LCI, a leading aviation company, has unveiled a new Flight Path partnership with Airbus Helicopters, which will address the long-term capacity, sustainability and financing requirements of the industry.  

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Tags: Airbus LCI
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Feb
28
2024

Airbus Helicopters and LCI unveil new Flight Path partnership

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Anaheim,  28 February 2024 – LCI, a leading aviation company, and Airbus Helicopters have unveiled a new Flight Path partnership, which will address the long-term capacity, sustainability and financing requirements of the industry. 

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Tags: Airbus LCI
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Feb
28
2024

DRF Luftrettung becomes H145 Fleet Leader and Distributor of HeliMods

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As the first HEMS operator in Europe, DRF Luftrettung plans to introduce the "Powered Aero Loader" (PAL)™ developed by HeliMods on its H145 helicopters. The PAL™ is an electro-hydraulic stretcher loading system operated at the push of a button, which allows rapid loading and unloading of ambulance stretchers into rescue helicopters. Furthermore, both parties are seeking a distribution partnership with the aim of introducing and distributing the PAL™ on the European market. DRF Luftrettung and HeliMods signed a corresponding Letter of Intent (LoI) yesterday at the HAI Heli-Expo helicopter exhibition in Anaheim, USA.

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Tags: Airbus DRF Luftrettung H125
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Feb
28
2024

Airbus publishes agenda for 2024 Annual General Meeting

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Amsterdam, 28 February 2024 – Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) taking place on 10 April 2024 in Amsterdam.

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Tags: Airbus
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Feb
28
2024

HealthNet Aeromedical Services expands fleet with order of four Airbus H135 helicopters

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – HealthNet Aeromedical Services, headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia, will soon expand its all-Airbus fleet with the addition of four H135 helicopters. As one of the largest hospital-based air medical programmes in the country, the helicopters will be used to serve adult, pediatric and neonatal patients across the state of West Virginia.

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Tags: Airbus H135 HealthNet Aeromedical Services
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Feb
27
2024

THC signs historic framework agreement for up to 120 Airbus helicopters

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – The Helicopter Company (THC), Saudi Arabia's premier provider of commercial helicopter services and fully owned by the Public Investment Fund, has signed a historic framework agreement with Airbus at the HAI Heli-Expo, currently taking place at Anaheim Convention Center, California.

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Tags: Airbus THC The Helicopter Company
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Feb
27
2024

DRF Luftrettung orders up to 10 additional H145s

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – German helicopter emergency medical services operator DRF Luftrettung and Airbus Helicopters have announced orders for up to ten H145 helicopters (seven firm orders, three options).

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Tags: Airbus DRF Luftrettung H145
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Feb
27
2024

LCI AND AIRBUS TO PARTNER ON DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY ECOSYSTEMS

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HAI Heli-Expo - 27th February, 2024:  LCI, a leading aviation company, and Airbus have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM).

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Tags: AAM Advanced Air Mobility Airbus LCI
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Feb
27
2024

Airbus and LCI to partner on development of Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystems

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Anaheim, 27 February 2024 – Airbus and LCI, a leading aviation company, have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The collaboration will focus on the development of partnership scenarios and business models in three core AAM areas: strategy, commercialisation and financing.

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Tags: AAM Airbus LCI
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Feb
27
2024

Milestone Signs Lease Agreements with CITIC Offshore Helicopter for Three Heavy Helicopters

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The agreements include the placement of two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters and one Airbus H225 helicopter, all of which are configured for offshore passenger transport and will be deployed on critical offshore oil and gas missions from COHC’s Shenzhen base. The first aircraft, an S-92, has already been delivered with the remaining aircraft scheduled to deliver in the coming months.

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Tags: Airbus H225 Milestone Aviation S-92 Sikorsky
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