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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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Tags: Airbus Zero Emissions
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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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Jun
07
2021

First rescue helicopter flies on sustainable aviation fuel

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7 June 2021, Munich - 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 has its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refuelled 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 moving away from fossil fuels.

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Tags: ADAC Luftrettung Airbus Arriel 2E Engine H145 Safran
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Jun
02
2021

World Aviation purchase an H11 / H135 FNPT II MCC simulator from Entrol

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Entrol has sold an H11 / H135 FNPT II MCC simulator to World Aviation. It will be installed at World Aviation's training facilities in Cuatro Vientos Airport, Madrid (Spain).

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Tags: Airbus Entrol H11 H135 World Aviation
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Jun
02
2021

Airbus expands India COVID-19 relief, delivers more oxygen plants, ventilators, mobile ICUs

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NEW DELHI, June 2, 2021 - Airbus has doubled down on its response to the COVID-19 crisis in India, delivering more than 36 tonnes of additional medical equipment to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) and deploying humanitarian flights to move supplies from abroad as well as within the country.

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Tags: Airbus COVID-19 Indian Red Cross Society IRCS
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May
19
2021

Made to order: military global support contracts

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Support contracts are popular and well known in the civil sector and are gaining ground in the military sector. Let’s not forget that the first RBH (Repair by the Hour) and PBH (Parts by the Hour) contracts were signed over 35 years ago with the French armed forces. The success of these contracts has never waned, and today more than half of all Airbus helicopters enrolled with global support contracts come from military fleets.

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May
12
2021

Installation of an ESI-500 in Airbus Helicopter H125

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SPAES creates Minor Change for the installation of an ESI-500 Electronic Standby Instrument System in an Airbus H125 The ESI-500 Standby Instrument System was installed as part of a Garmin G500 TXi installation.

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May
11
2021

First H145 Full Flight Simulator in North America inaugurated in Texas

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Grand Prairie, Texas, May 10, 2021 – The Helisim Simulation Center, located inside the Airbus Helicopters Inc. facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, has inaugurated a new Thales Reality H full-motion flight simulator, the first of its kind in the region. 

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Tags: Airbus Flight Monitor Helisim Simulation Center Thales Reality
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