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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
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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May
23
2022

VRM Switzerland and Airbus Helicopters cooperate and qualify under EASA regulations the world’s first H125 Virtual Reality Flight Training Device Level 3

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EASA, VRM Switzerland and Airbus Helicopters open the door to new standards in helicopter pilot training by qualifying an Airbus Helicopters H125 flight training device (FTD) Level 3 with Virtual Reality (VR) technology at Helitrans in Norway. This training device is approved by Airbus Helicopters and enables pilots to fly and feel the H125 with a level of fidelity very close to the real helicopter in all phases of flight and during emergency situations. The simulator will be used for pilot training and checking and will provide training credits. ​

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters FTD H125 VRM Switzerland
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Mar
24
2022

VSR700 autonomous take-off and landing capabilities tested at sea

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Marignane, 24 March, 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has begun trialing autonomous take-off and landing capabilities at sea for the VSR700, an unmanned aerial system (UAS) being developed in the frame of the SDAM (Système de drone aérien de la Marine) programme, conducted by the DGA (Direction générale de l’Armement - the French Armament General Directorate) for the French Navy . Trials were conducted using an optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) based on a modified Guimbal Cabri G2 equipped with the autonomous take-off and landing (ATOL) system developed for the VSR700. This flight test campaign paves the way for the upcoming demonstration of the VSR700, at sea, onboard a French Navy frigate. 

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters
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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

Customer profile guides Airbus Helicopters’ new HCare offer

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Dallas, 8 March 2022 - Airbus Helicopters has unveiled a new support and services structure which replaces the company’s previous HCare offer. Operators will be matched to the best combination of services according to their profile and fleet make-up.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters HCare
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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
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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Dec
15
2021

Bavaria orders eight five-bladed H145s for its police force

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Donauwörth, 15 Dezember 2021 – The Ministry of Interior of Bavaria has ordered eight five-bladed Airbus H145s for its police force, following a European tender launched earlier this year. The helicopters will replace the state’s current H135 fleet and will be operated by the two bases of the Bavarian helicopters squadron at the airport in Munich and in Roth, close to Nuremberg. The first delivery is planned for 2023.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145 Interior of Bavaria
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Dec
10
2021

Airbus delivers world's first H160 in Japan

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Kobe, 10 December 2021 – Airbus has delivered the first ever H160 to Japanese operator All Nippon Helicopter (ANH), heralding a new chapter for this next generation twin-engine helicopter. With 68 patents, the innovative H160 is the world’s most technologically advanced helicopter.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters All Nippon Helicopter
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Dec
06
2021

The Helicopter Company expands fleet with the purchase of 26 aircraft from Airbus Helicopters

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia– The Helicopter Company (THC), established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) as the first and only helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a second purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters THC The Helicopter Company
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Nov
24
2021

First ever naval combat H225M delivered to the Brazilian Navy

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Marignane, 24 November 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H225M in naval combat configuration to the Brazilian Navy. Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d'Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s mission capabilities including anti-surface warfare and maritime surveillance.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Brazilian Navy H225M São Pedro d'Aldeia
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Nov
18
2021

Airbus and Mercedes-Benz Design team takes ACH145 helicopter collaboration into new era

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Cologne, 18 November 2021 – Airbus Corporate Helicopters and Mercedes-Benz have signed a renewal of the highly successful design collaboration which introduced the concept of partnerships between the automotive and aerospace industries in 2010.

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Nov
17
2021

First five-bladed H145 for offshore wind operations delivered to HTM

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Cologne, 17 November 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to be used in the offshore wind segment to its long-term customer HTM Helicopters. The aircraft will be operated from one of HTM’s bases at Norden-Norddeich, Emden, Borkum and Helgoland. For its missions, which include passenger transport to and from wind farms and hoisting technicians to the wind-turbines, the helicopter is equipped with a powerful hoist, floatation equipment, and a cargo hook.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145 HTM Helicopters
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Nov
10
2021

Airbus Helicopters to showcase product and service solutions at the first European Rotors

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Cologne, 10 November 2021 – European Rotors, the new rotorcraft exhibition in Cologne from 16-18 November, will enable Airbus Helicopters to reconnect with its customers, partners, suppliers, and other industry players in person. Showgoers will have the opportunity to stop by and learn all about the different initiatives launched by the Company to pioneer sustainable aerospace from the use of sustainable aviation fuel, to hybridisation and Urban Air Mobility. A scale model of the CityAirbus NextGen, recently revealed at the Airbus Summit in September, will be showcased for the very first time at a dedicated briefing.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters European Rotors
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Nov
09
2021

First Airbus helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

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Marignane, 9 November 2021– An Airbus H225 has performed the first ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering one of the Safran Makila 2 engines. The flight, which took place at the company’s headquarters in Marignane, marks the start of a flight campaign aiming to assess the impact of unblended SAF on the helicopter systems in view of certifying the use of SAF blends that exceed today’s 50% limit.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H225 Makila 2 Engines SAF Safran Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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