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Oct
19
2021

Safran begins assembly of Arriel 2E helicopter engine in U.S.

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19 October 2021, Grand Prairie - Safran Helicopter Engines has opened a second assembly line at their facility in Grand Prairie, Texas for the Arriel 2E engine. The first assembled and tested Arriel 2E engines have been delivered to Airbus. These engines power the UH-72B delivered to the U.S. Army as part of the newest Lakota helicopter. Also installed in the H145, the Arriel 2E was until now produced in France.

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Tags: Airbus Arriel 2E Engine Safran Safran Helicopter Engines US Army
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Oct
11
2021

Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet surpasses one million flight hours, with U.S. Army, Navy and National Guard units

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Washington D.C., October 11, 2021 – The Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet has exceeded the 1 million flight-hour mark, some 15 years after the first Lakota UH-72A entered service for the U.S. Army and following the first delivery of the newest UH-72B to the National Guard, as announced at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) trade show in Washington, D.C.

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Tags: Airbus Army AUSA UH-72
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Sep
28
2021

Airbus Helicopters enhances its support and services capability in China

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Zhuhai, 28 September 2021 - Airbus Helicopters is demonstrating its commitment and determination to better support its Chinese customers at the 13th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in the city of Zhuhai in China’s southern Guangdong Province.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
27
2021

Meet Refilwe Ledwaba, the first Black female helicopter pilot in South Africa

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Rfilwe Ledwaba is a social entrepreneur, fixed-wing and helicopter pilot and a PhD candidate. She is the first Black woman to become a helicopter pilot in South Africa. Ledwaba founded the Girls Fly Programme in Africa (GFPA) Foundation in 2009 to encourage more girls and women to enter careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

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Tags: Airbus Rfilwe Ledwaba South Africa
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Sep
21
2021

Airbus Helicopters starts flight tests with engine back-up system

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Toulouse, 21 September 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, in partnership with the French Civil Aviation Authority DGAC, has started flight testing an engine back-up system (EBS) onboard its Flightlab. The project opens the way to a future hybridised propulsion system for light helicopters while delivering concrete flight safety improvements in the short term. The campaign’s main target is to enhance flight safety of single engine operations by providing emergency electrical power in case of a turbine failure.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Heicopters DGAC EBS French Civil Authority
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Sep
21
2021

Airbus reveals the next generation of CityAirbus

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Toulouse, 21 September 2021 - Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus at the Company’s first #AirbusSummit on “Pioneering Sustainable Aerospace” as the emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part of its uniquely designed distributed propulsion system. It is designed to carry up to four passengers in a zero emissions flight in multiple applications.

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Tags: Airbus CityAirbus UAM
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Sep
16
2021

Phoenix Police Department to upgrade fleet with five new H125 helicopters

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Grand Prairie, 16 September 2021 – The Phoenix Police Department has signed a new order to upgrade its airborne law enforcement helicopter fleet with five new H125 helicopters. Deliveries are expected to begin next year.

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Tags: Airbus H125 Phoenix Police Department
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Sep
07
2021

Airbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the U.S. Army National Guard

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Columbus, Mississippi, 07 September 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the U.S. Army National Guard from its production facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This delivery is the first of 18 UH-72B Lakota helicopters currently on order to support the National Guard’s critical missions.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Lakota Helicopter UH-72B US Army National Guard
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Sep
07
2021

Airbus highlights space, defence and helicopters at DSEI

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London, 07 September 2021 – Airbus will showcase its leading range of products and services in the defence, space, secure communications and helicopter segments at the DSEI exhibition at Excel, London 14-17 September.

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Tags: Airbus
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Aug
17
2021

ADAC Luftrettung takes delivery of its first two five-bladed

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Donauwörth, 17 August 2021 – ADAC Luftrettung, one of Europe’s biggest Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operators, has taken delivery of its first two five-bladed H145s. Furthermore, the German HEMS operator will upgrade its current fleet of 14 four-bladed H145s to the five-bladed rotor system.

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Tags: ADAC Luftrettung Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145 HEMS
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