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Apr
16
2021

H125 performance increase certified by EASA

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Marignane, 16 April 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has received EASA certification for the power upgrade of its single-engine H125 helicopter. Announced at Heli-Expo last year, this major evolution increases the aircraft’s power by up to 10% by making full use of the available power of the existing Safran Helicopter Engines’ Arriel 2D.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters EASA H125 Heli Expo
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Apr
16
2021

France orders H225Ms and VSR700 prototype in support of helicopter industry

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Marignane  – The French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed an order to purchase eight additional H225Ms and a second VSR700 prototype. The H225Ms will be operated by the French Air and Space Force. The VSR700 is an unmanned aerial system being developed for the French Navy in partnership with Naval Group. This order is part of a Stimulus plan to support the national aeronautical industry announced by the French government in 2020. For Airbus Helicopters, the plan also includes an order for two H145s for the Sécurité Civile and 10 H160s for the French Gendarmerie Nationale.

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Tags: Airbus Florence Parly French Air and Space Force H225M The French Minister of Armed Forces
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Apr
14
2021

The Racer programme reaches cruise speed

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The Racer programme is one of Airbus Helicopters most exciting innovation projects and one that illustrates the company’s approach to innovation, which is focused on delivering value to customers and lowering helicopter emissions. 

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters The Racer Programme
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Apr
13
2021

VSR700 achieves a first step in flight envelope opening

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A few weeks ago, the VSR700 demonstrator achieved a test flight that pushed its speed limit to 60kts (more than 110km/h), entirely opening its flight envelope at low speed. At the end of the test, the demonstrator had accumulated more than 10 flight hours. Thanks to this milestone, the VSR700 programme is getting closer to its goal: providing the French Navy with a sea-demonstration-compatible Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).

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Tags: Airbus Drone UAS VSR700
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Apr
12
2021

Derazona to be Asia’s first H160 operator for oil and gas

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Jakarta, 12 April 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has secured an H160 order from Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia, launching this new rotorcraft in the country’s oil and gas sector. The multi-mission H160 will play an important role in the expansion plans of the Indonesian operator for oil and gas, off-shore, utility and commercial passenger transportation.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Derazona Helicopters H160 Indonesia
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Mar
31
2021

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. submits bid to support the NYPD’s next-generation fleet with the H175

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, March 31, 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has submitted a bid to the New York Police Department (NYPD)’s request for proposal for two new helicopters to partially replace their aging fleet of rotorcraft. Airbus is prepared to equip the New York Police Department with high-tech, high-performance search and rescue H175 helicopters.

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Tags: Airbus H175 NYPD
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Mar
30
2021

Japan Coast Guard adds two H225s to growing fleet

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Tokyo, 30 March 2021 – Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17, comprising two AS332s and 15 H225s. The largest Super Puma operator in Japan received its tenth H225 in February this year. The new helicopters will join its growing fleet to support territorial coastal activities, security enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in the country. 

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Tags: Airbus AS332 H225 Japan Coast Guard
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Mar
29
2021

Airbus to boost “cold” technology testing as part of its decarbonisation roadmap

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Toulouse, 29 March 2021 – Airbus has launched “Advanced Superconducting and Cryogenic Experimental powertraiN Demonstrator” (ASCEND) to explore the impact of superconducting materials and cryogenic temperatures on the performance of an aircraft’s electrical propulsion systems.

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Tags: Airbus ASCEND
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Mar
25
2021

Metro Aviation delivers EC145e to Tampa General Hospital

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25 MARCH 2021 – Shreveport, La. – Tampa General Hospital is upgrading its fleet of critical care helicopters with the addition of a new Airbus EC145e. The new helicopter provides more cabin space and faster air speeds than their current primary aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus EC145 Metro Aviation Tampa General Hospital
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Mar
22
2021

Finding drinking water from above

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Mapping and protecting water underground is a challenging task. Invisible from the surface, groundwater has been historically mapped through drilling information. However, boreholes are costly, time consuming, and sometimes just impossible due to difficult locations. Moreover, the information provided is often too limited. On the other hand, ground-based imaging methods can produce highly accurate three dimensional data sets, but are slow and difficult to employ in hilly terrain or populated areas.

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Tags: Airbus
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