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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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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
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
19
2021

Airbus delivers seventh H145 for the German Armed Forces’ Search and Rescue service

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Donauwörth, March 19, 2021 - Airbus Helicopters has handed over the seventh and last H145 for the search and rescue (SAR) service of the Bundeswehr to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) on time. The previously delivered helicopters are used for training and field testing and are available 24/7 at the Niederstetten and Nörvenich air bases for rescue operations. Operations with the new H145 LUH SAR will begin shortly, as planned, at the third SAR station in Holzdorf.

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Tags: Airbus Helicopters Bundeswehr H145 SAR
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Feb
15
2021

Shell selects H160 for operation by PHI in Gulf of Mexico

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Marignane, 15 February 2021 – International energy group Shell has selected leading US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Gulf of Mexico H160 PHI Shell
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Feb
12
2021

Airbus and Air Methods sign additional HCare support contract for fleet of 80 EC135s

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Feb. 12, 2021 – Air Methods Corporation has signed another HCare support contract with Airbus Helicopters Inc., this time to cover its fleet of EC135 helicopters – the largest HCare contract signed with any civil customer to date.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters EC135 HCare
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Jan
26
2021

Airbus Helicopters resilient in 2020

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Marignane, 26 January 2021 – In 2020, Airbus Helicopters logged 289 gross orders (net: 268) in a challenging market heavily impacted by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, reinforcing the company’s position on the civil and parapublic market. Additionally, the company delivered 300 rotorcraft worldwide despite the pandemic travel restrictions, resulting in a stable 48% share of the civil and parapublic market and thus allowing Airbus Helicopters to maintain its market-leading position thanks to its wide range of competitive products designed to enable customers to perform a multitude of missions.

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