The global community that operates Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft now has its own association to share their experience, expertise and passion: the H Pilot Club.
Officially launched today at the Paris Air Show, the H Pilot Club will create a dialog among the flight crews, mechanics and customers who own and operate Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft, while also providing opportunities for meetings to network within the industry, share best practices and get more insight into Airbus Helicopters.
“Inspired by automobile manufacturers’ clubs for those with common interests, we are creating H Pilot Club to unite the worldwide community that flies and supports Airbus Helicopters,” said Guillaume Faury, the President & CEO of Airbus Helicopters. “Its members share a common passion for aviation, rotorcraft innovation, and the excitement of flying and working on the best products in the industry. Being a part of the H Pilot Club means being a part of the Airbus Helicopters family.”
Dedicated meetings will be organized for members, along with special events during major air shows and opportunities such as visits to Airbus Helicopters production locations.
The H-Pilot Club has its own website (www.hpilotclub.com) for membership sign-ups, which also offers information on the association’s activities. Beginning in September, the website will be expanded to include discussion groups, an on-line store, as well as exclusive information for members.
“H-Pilot Club opens a new way to communicate, enabling members able to exchange their knowledge that comes from the very diverse utilization of our rotorcraft,” added Airbus Helicopters Chief Test Pilot Hervé Jammayrac. “We want to unite those who fly and work on our aircraft, and allow them a place to engage with other members of this community, which is full of people from all walks of life around the world. We want them to know how much we appreciate them.”
About Airbus Helicopters (www.airbushelicopters.com)
Airbus Helicopters is a division of Airbus Group. The company provides the most efficient civil and military helicopter solutions to its customers who serve, protect, save lives and safely carry passengers in highly demanding environments. Flying more than 3 million flight hours per year, the company’s in-service fleet includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in 152 countries. Airbus Helicopters employs more than 23,000 people worldwide and in 2014 generated revenues of 6.5 billion Euros. In line with the company’s new identity, fully integrated into Airbus Group, Airbus Helicopters has renamed its product range replacing the former “EC” designation with an “H”.
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