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Nov
30
2022

Airbus unveils its DisruptiveLab to test new decarbonisation focused technologies

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Toulouse, 30 November 2022 – Airbus used the occasion of its annual Summit to unveil its DisruptiveLab, a new flying laboratory designed to test technologies destined to improve aircraft performance and to reduce helicopters’ CO2 emissions.

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Oct
28
2022

Delivery of the first two H135s to the Spanish Ministry of Interior

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Albacete, 28 October 2022 - Airbus has delivered the first two H135s to the Spanish Guardia Civil and National Police under the 36-unit contract signed with the General Directorate for Armaments and Materiel (DGAM) at the end of 2021 to supply the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Interior. The Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, and Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, along with Fernando Lombo, Managing Director of Airbus Helicopters in Spain, were present at the handover ceremony that took place at the Airbus plant in Albacete.

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Oct
28
2022

Mustang Helicopters & XL Aero Introduce AS350/AS355 Side Pull System

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XL Aerospace (www.xlaero.ca), an industry leading provider of innovative aviation engineering, repair and manufacturing solutions to the aviation operations and maintenance sectors announces it has collaborated with Mustang Helicopters (Mustang - www.mustanghelicopters.com), a prominent Canadian utility sector and Airbus AS350/AS355 helicopter operator, to develop a new Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certified Side Pull system for the Airbus AS350 and AS355 model helicopters (STC#: SH22-19 / Onboard System’s Swing Suspension Systems IAW STC#: SR01164SE for AS350 models or per FAA STC#: SR01424SE for AS355 models.)

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Oct
25
2022

New orders affirm Airbus Helicopters’ leading position in North American air medical helicopter market

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Tampa, FL,  Airbus Helicopters continues to be the leading provider of helicopters to the North American air medical transport industry, with both new and long-standing customers from around the continent placing orders.  More than 35 new single and twin-engine Airbus helicopters were sold in the air medical market alone over the past 12 months.

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Oct
18
2022

First ACH130 Aston Martin Edition sale highlights Airbus Corporate Helicopters success story in Latin America

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Orlando – Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has sold the first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition in Latin America in a landmark deal announced at the NBAA Annual Convention that underlines its growing market presence in the region. The helicopter is the 17th ACH130 Aston Martin Edition to be sold worldwide and is destined for a private Brazilian owner in the mid-west of the country.

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Tags: ACH 130 Aston Martin ACH130 Airbus Airbus Helicopters Aston Martin Brazil Latin America
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Oct
18
2022

Airbus Corporate Helicopters delivers first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition in USA

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Orlando – Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has delivered the first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition to a US customer. The helicopter was handed over to the private individual, who also owns an Aston Martin luxury sports car, and is on display in the static area at the NBAA Annual Convention.

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Oct
07
2022

Airbus and Korea Aerospace Industries deliver first Light Civil Helicopter

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Sacheon, 7 October 2022 – Airbus Helicopters and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) have delivered the first Light Civil Helicopter (LCH) to a local operator, Gloria Aviation, following certification in September this year. Entering service in an emergency medical services configuration in December this year, this helicopter will be deployed to support critical life-saving missions in Jeju.

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Oct
03
2022

FreeFlight Systems TSO’d TERRAIN Series RADALTs to be implemented on Helicopter Institute’s diverse training fleet

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DALLAS, TX, October 3, 2022 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing, today announced that Helicopter Institute, an industry-leading OEM-alternative pilot training provider, has selected FreeFlight Systems’ TERRAIN Series radar altimeters for their fleet of Bell 206, Bell 407, Bell 505, Airbus AS350, MD500, MD600, and Robinson R44 aircraft.

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Tags: A350 Airbus Airbus Helicopters Bell Bell 206 Bell 407 Bell 505 Bell Flight Free Flight Systems FreeFlight MD500 MD600 NextGen R44 Robinson
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Sep
23
2022

Airbus tests loading system for outsized military cargo on Beluga

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Manching– Airbus Defence and Space has developed and tested a loading system to lift outsized military cargo into the Airbus Beluga A300-600ST aircraft. The capability was successfully tested during a verification exercise with the German armed forces, the system’s first customer, by loading a CH53 military medium-lift helicopter into the Beluga.

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Sep
23
2022

French Navy takes delivery of first H160 for search and rescue missions

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Marignane – The French Navy has taken delivery of the first of six H160s that will perform search and rescue (SAR) missions. The aircraft is part of the interim fleet that will be delivered by the partnership formed between Airbus Helicopters, Babcock, and Safran Helicopter Engines.

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Sep
20
2022

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter for urban air mobility services in Chile, Ecuador and Peru

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Marignane, 20 September 2022 – Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region.

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Sep
19
2022

The Brazilian armed forces acquire 27 H125 helicopters

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The Brazilian armed forces, through the Combat Aircraft Programme Coordinating Committee (COPAC), have acquired 27 single engine H125 helicopters to boost the training capacity of the Brazilian Navy and the Air Force.

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Sep
07
2022

Airbus and HeliDax sign first HCare Classics support contract to cover fleet of 36 H120s

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Marignane, 7 September 2022 – French helicopter operator HeliDax and Airbus Helicopters have signed the first-ever HCare Classics support contract to optimise the availability of HeliDax’s H120 fleet. HCare Classics is Airbus’ new support package entirely dedicated to meeting the support needs of the company’s out-of-production legacy helicopters.

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Aug
09
2022

Airbus Helicopters delivers the world’s first ACH160 to a Brazilian customer

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São Paulo, 9 August 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world's first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport, São Paulo. The rotorcraft will notably be the first H160 to fly in Latin America.

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Jul
31
2022

Airbus Helicopters is building a test centre for CityAirbus NextGen in Donauwörth

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Donauwörth, Airbus Helicopters has started construction of a test centre for CityAirbus NextGen, with Company representatives, politicians, and business leaders attending the ground-breaking ceremony. The building is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2023. Occupying a surface area of 1,000 m2, the new structure will be used for testing systems for electric takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOLs). The ceremony was attended by Anna Christmann, the Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL
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Jul
27
2022

LCI signs agreement for up to six H175 helicopters from Airbus

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27th July, 2022 - LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has today announced an order for up to six H175 super-medium helicopters from Airbus, valued at over US$125 million.

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Jul
27
2022

LCI SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR UP TO SIX H175 HELICOPTERS FROM AIRBUS

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27th July, 2022 - LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has today announced an order for up to six H175 super-medium helicopters from Airbus, valued at over US$125 million.

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Jul
26
2022

Airbus Helicopters and VRM Switzerland to develop the world’s first H145 Virtual Reality simulator

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Marignane, 26 July 2022 – Airbus Helicopters and VRM Switzerland are co-developing a Virtual Reality (VR) training device for the twin-engine H145 helicopter. This innovative new training tool will offer H145 operators an affordable, compact training solution with realistic flight behaviour and  full-body immersion, as well as the 3D vision and high resolution scenery of VR technology.

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Jul
21
2022

Rhineland-Palatinate orders two H145 helicopters for its police force

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Farnborough, 21 July 2022 – The Ministry of Interior of Rhineland-Palatinate has ordered two 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 police helicopters squadron in Winningen. The first delivery is planned for Q1 2024.

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Jul
21
2022

London’s Air Ambulance Charity orders H135s for fleet renewal

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Farnborough,  – London’s Air Ambulance Charity (LAAC) – the helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) for the UK’s capital – has ordered two Airbus H135 helicopters for the renewal of its fleet under a contract signed at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Jul
18
2022

Airbus and Singapore’s DSTA to launch digital services for military helicopter platforms

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Farnborough, 18 July 2022 – Airbus and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) are adding helicopters to the scope of their agreement signed at the Singapore Airshow earlier this year, to advance the co-development of digital solutions for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) military aircraft platforms.

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Jul
18
2022

Moroccan Forces Royales Air order a fleet of H135 helicopters

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Farnborough, 18 July 2022 – The Moroccan Forces Royales Air have ordered a fleet of H135s  for military primary training missions. The light twin-engine H135, a reference helicopter in  the segment, will be used for training pilots to perform a wide array of demanding missions  including utility and search and rescue. 

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Jul
15
2022

Airbus announces H175M Task Force

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Fairford, 15 July 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has announced the first members of H175M Task Force – the UK-based industry team created to offer, supply and support the British-produced H175M helicopter for the UK’s New Medium Helicopter (NMH) requirement.

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Jul
08
2022

Airbus delivers the 7,000th Ecureuil helicopter

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Marignane, 8 July 2022 - Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 7,000th helicopter from the Ecureuil family. The light single-engine H125, which was assembled in Marignane, France, was handed over to Blugeon Hélicoptères, a French company specialised in sling work at high altitudes.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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