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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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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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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
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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May
25
2021

Airbus performs first five-bladed H145 retrofit of DRF Luftrettung helicopter

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Donauwörth, 25 May 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, in cooperation with DRF Luftrettung, has performed the first retrofit of a four-bladed H145 into the new five-bladed version. The helicopter, an H145 of the German HEMS operator, was first delivered in 2018 and will be deployed at DRF’s base in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters DRF Luftrettung Germany H145
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Apr
28
2021

The Spanish NH90: ready for Mali

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In September 2016 the Spanish Army received its first NH90 tactical troop transport helicopters (TTH). Since then, a total of 14 NH90s have been delivered in the Standard 1 and 2 configurations. Now that they are fully operational, these helicopters will be undertaking their first overseas deployment in the coming months to take part in the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali to support the Malian Army.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters European Union Training Mission EUTM Malian Army N90 Spanish Army
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Apr
23
2021

Six years in the Sahel

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The first two NH90 Caïmans from the 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment (RHC) of the French Army Light Aviation (ALAT) unit arrived in Gao in November 2014 to take part in Operation Barkhane. Since then, these aircraft have had an increasingly valuable role in a mobile war being played out in an extremely difficult natural environment.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters ALAT French Army Light Aviation NH90
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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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