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Jul
09
2021

TRAKKA SYSTEMS IS PROUD TO SUPPORT WESTERN POWER DISTRIBUTION

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Trakka Systems is proud to support Western Power Distribution in its critical role of supplying electricity to eight million customers. The five EC135 Airbus Helicopters have been retrofitted with the TrakkaCam SWE-400 QUAD multispectral imaging camera giving the operators the ability to detect and evaluate hot spots located on transmission grids.

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Jul
02
2021

The global helicopter fleet with Helionix avionics logs 500,000+ flight hours

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Underscoring its growing popularity with operators worldwide, Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics suite now equips more than 500 H135, H145, H160, and H175 rotorcraft around the world – with over half a million flight hours logged to date by this fleet.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H135 H145 H160 H175 Helionix
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Jun
29
2021

Helicopters tailored for special forces

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With the H145M, the H225M and the NH90, Airbus Helicopters offers a comprehensive and complementary range of rotorcraft tailored for special operations. Already in service, the H145M and the H225M have proven their worth, while the NH90 is evolving to adapt to the specific needs of the special forces with the upcoming Standard 2. 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145M H225M NH90
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Jun
23
2021

Women in Engineering Day: three engineers leading the way toward safer aviation

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We “make it fly” every day thanks to the work of an entire community of Airbus engineers. Diversity is what makes this team strong, and helps everyone find new ways to develop the techno-bricks that will contribute to safer and cleaner rotorcraft. Just like everyone else, women and girls are part of this journey toward the aviation of tomorrow.

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Jun
16
2021

SAF orders three H145s for EMS missions in France

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Marignane, 16 June 2021– SAF Group will be operating three more five-bladed H145s for emergency medical services (EMS) in France. These three aircraft will be based in Grenoble, Valence, and Montpellier. They will complement the three H145s already ordered by SAF in 2018 and 2020, the first of which was delivered recently and will be deployed for EMS missions in Belgium.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Belgium EMS H145 SAF Group
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Jun
16
2021

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and SKYTRAC Formalize Long-term Supply Chain Agreement

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KELOWNA, BC, June 16, 2021 – SKYTRAC, a leader in satellite communications (Satcom) and intelligent connectivity solutions, today announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Airbus Helicopters, Inc. that will enable customers to select SKYTRAC avionics on newly purchased helicopters including the popular H145, H160, H175 and H225 models.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters H145 H160 H175 H225 Satcom SKYTRAC
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Jun
14
2021

Airbus establishes Zero-Emission Development Centres in Germany and France

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Toulouse, 14 June 2021 – Airbus has decided to concentrate its efforts for metallic hydrogen tanks in a complementary setup by creating Zero-Emission Development Centres (ZEDC) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France). The goal of the ZEDC is to achieve cost-competitive cryogenic tank manufacturing to support the successful future market launch of ZEROe and to accelerate the development of hydrogen-propulsion technologies. The design and integration of tank structures is crucial to the performance of a future hydrogen aircraft.

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Jun
09
2021

Airbus Helicopters calls all industry stakeholders to join the Sustainable Aviation Fuel User Group

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Marignane, 9 June 2021 – Airbus Helicopters is bringing the industry together to drive the deployment of biofuels, through the creation of a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) User Group dedicated to the rotary-wing community. As a pioneer in the civil turbine rotorcraft market, the company is calling all major stakeholders to join the initiative, which aims at reducing aviation’s impact on citizens and the environment.

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Tags: Airbus SAF Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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Jun
08
2021

Airbus Helicopters strengthens its MRO capabilities with the acquisition of ZF Luftfahrttechnik

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Donauwörth, June 8 2021 – Airbus Helicopters and ZF Friedrichshafen AG have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH by Airbus Helicopters as part of its strategy to strengthen its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities. This step is also a contribution to improving and maintaining the fleet availability of the programs covered by the ZF Luftfahrttechnik product portfolio. ZF Luftfahrttechnik is currently an MRO service partner for the majority of the German Bundeswehr helicopter fleet. It has also delivered more than 10,000 gearboxes all over the world. It is a supplier of the H135 main gearbox, the tail gearbox of the Tiger helicopter, and has a share in the H145 programme. In 2020, the company achieved revenues of € 85.3 million and employed 370 people. ZF Luftfahrttechnik is located in Kassel-Calden.

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Jun
07
2021

First rescue helicopter flies on sustainable aviation fuel

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Munich, 07 June 2021 – A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter had its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refueled with biofuel, a type of SAF, at the air rescue station at Munich's Harlaching Clinic in the presence of the ADAC Foundation's board of directors, as well as the managing directors and top management of ADAC Luftrettung, the engine manufacturer Safran Helicopter Engines, the helicopter manufacturer Airbus Helicopters, and the energy company TotalEnergies. Together, these companies will be a driving force in the decarbonisation of helicopter flight by developing alternatives to conventional aviation fuels.

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Tags: ADAC Luftrettung Airbus Arriel 2E Engine H145
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