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First Airbus H160 arrives in UK for JCB Excavators

First Airbus H160 arrives in UK for JCB Excavators

31-Jan-2023Source: HeliHub.com

The first H160 has been delivered to the UK, the fourth civil market delivery to date from the production line in Marignane, France, and the second H160 this year.  The aircraft arrived at Oxford Airport on Saturday 28th January. The helicopter is in the colours of the global brand JCB Excavators, and is one of... Read more

Uzbekistan Helicopters considering buying two Airbus H145s

Uzbekistan Helicopters considering buying two Airbus H145s

31-Jan-2023Source: Uzbekistan Helicopters

On January 24-26, 2023 the management of Uzbekistan Helicopters LLC, which is a structural subdivision of Uzbekistan Airways JSC, is in France and Germany with official visit. Current visit provides for further cooperation between two sides on the supply of new Airbus H145 helicopters. The increase in the fleet with modern helicopters of new modifications... Read more

South African Police adds new Airbus H125 to fleet

South African Police adds new Airbus H125 to fleet

26-Jan-2023Source: SAPS

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), General Fannie Masemola has officially handed over a brand new H125 airbus helicopter to the Division: Visible Policing and Operations to bolster the organisation’s crime combatting efforts. The newly procured H125 airbus adds to the SAPS existing fleet of helicopter’s across the country whose aim... Read more

Airbus reports 2022 numbers – orders down 11%, deliveries up 2%

Airbus reports 2022 numbers – orders down 11%, deliveries up 2%

25-Jan-2023Source: Airbus

In 2022, Airbus Helicopters logged 374 gross orders (net: 362) (Ed – down 10.74% from 419 in the bounce-back year of 2021), highlighting the ongoing market recovery with an impressive 216 light single engine helicopters sold. Deliveries increased from 338 in 2021 to 344 in 2022 (Ed: Up 1.77%), contributing to Airbus Helicopters’ preliminary 52%... Read more

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance report on 2022 missions

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance report on 2022 missions

23-Jan-2023

Life-saving charity Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance responded to 1,814 missions throughout the last 12 months – making it the busiest year for the charity since before the Covid-19 pandemic. The doctors, paramedics, pilots and dispatch assistants that make up the charity’s critical care teams responded to 244 more incidents than in 2021.... Read more

Mont Blanc Hélicoptères receives first civilian H160 in Europe

Mont Blanc Hélicoptères receives first civilian H160 in Europe

19-Jan-2023Source: HeliHub.com

French operator Mont Blanc Hélicoptères has today taken delivery of an Airbus H160 from the factory in Marignane. The helicopter is being flown on a Cayman Islands registration for a private owner, and the research team from market intelligence company Parapex Media believe it will be replacing an Airbus H145 D2. Airbus has previously delivered... Read more

Korea looks to replace Presidential S92s

Korea looks to replace Presidential S92s

16-Jan-2023Source: HeliHub.com

The Korean military has started the process of replacing their three Sikorsky S92s which are operated in support of the President.  The three have exceeded their planned replacement cycle of 10 years, in part due to the pandemic enforcing different priorities on Government time. The Korean Air Force has submitted documentation to the Joint Chiefs... Read more

FAA certifies Garmin GI 275 on Airbus AS350

FAA certifies Garmin GI 275 on Airbus AS350

6-Jan-2023Source: Garmin

Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), announced Supplemental Type Certification (STC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the GI 275 electronic flight instrument in Airbus AS350 helicopters. A powerful solution for helicopter owners and operators, the GI 275 is a scalable, cost-conscious approach to an avionics upgrade that is a direct replacement for a variety of legacy primary... Read more

Irish Garda to receive new helicopter and fixed wing

Irish Garda to receive new helicopter and fixed wing

4-Jan-2023Source: HeliHub.com

The Irish Government has confirmed funding for a “replacement” helicopter and a fixed wing aircraft for the An Garda Síochána – the national police service of Ireland.  The capital allocation of €21.5 million in 2023 suggests it would be a very capable helicopter, and local press have been speculating it would be an Airbus H145... Read more

Georgia Border Police orders three Airbus H145s

Georgia Border Police orders three Airbus H145s

2-Jan-2023Source: HeliHub.com

Just before the Christmas break, a signing ceremony took place between the Georgia Border Police (part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in that former Soviet-bloc country) and Airbus Helicopters. Border Police head Nikoloz Sharadze, and Romain Lana – the Regional Sales Manager Eastern Europe and Central Asia for Airbus Helicopters – presided at the... Read more

VFS selects Airbus’s Serge Germanetti for 2023 Nikolsky Lectureship

VFS selects Airbus’s Serge Germanetti for 2023 Nikolsky Lectureship

13-Dec-2022Source: VFS

The Vertical Flight Society, the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing vertical flight, is pleased to announced that Airbus’s Serge Germanetti has been selected for the prestigious 2023 Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship. The Lectureship is awarded to “an individual who has a highly distinguished career in vertical flight aircraft research and development and... Read more

First H175 in commercial operations in Asia identified

First H175 in commercial operations in Asia identified

12-Dec-2022Source: HeliHub.com

Ahead of any announcement by Airbus Helicopters, the HeliHub research team have been monitoring social media posts about the first Airbus H175 to arrive in Asia for commercial operations. The region is already home to ten H175s, with Hong Kong Government Flying Service fleet of seven SAR examples, and the Royal Thai Police flying a... Read more

Sogitec awarded contract for H160M Multi-Role Training Device

Sogitec awarded contract for H160M Multi-Role Training Device

9-Dec-2022Source: Sogitec

Sogitec has been notified by Airbus Helicopters of the contract concerning the simulation means for the training of the Guépard crews for the French Army, the French Navy and the French Air Force. With its expertise in Multi-Role Training Device (MRTD), recognized and appreciated by all its users, Sogitec confirms its position as a supplier... Read more

Falcon Aviation Services orders five H130s

Falcon Aviation Services orders five H130s

7-Dec-2022Source: Falcon Aviation Service

Leading Emirati air charter and sightseeing helicopter tours operator Falcon Aviation Services has ordered five new Airbus H130 helicopters to upgrade its fleet. Under the terms of a deal signed at the MEBAA 2022 show, Falcon Aviation Services will accept the helicopters over the next year for renewal of its fleet used intensively for Falcon Tours sightseeing... Read more

The Helicopter Company signs HCare contract for six ACH160s

The Helicopter Company signs HCare contract for six ACH160s

6-Dec-2022

The Helicopter Company (THC), established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) as the first helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed an HCare In-Service contract to cover its future fleet of six ACH160 helicopters. When delivered, the ACH160s will be deployed across the Kingdom of Saudi... Read more

Rega orders 12 more five-blade H145s to replace AW109SP fleet

Rega orders 12 more five-blade H145s to replace AW109SP fleet

6-Dec-2022Source: Swiss Air-Rescue Rega

Between 2024 and 2026, the Swiss Air-Rescue Rega is renewing its entire helicopter fleet and will in future rely on a uniform fleet consisting of 21 rescue helicopters of the latest five-blade version of the H145 type from the manufacturer Airbus Helicopters. Rega had already procured nine H145s with an innovative five-blade rotor in March of... Read more

Antigua-based Calvinair adds third H130

Antigua-based Calvinair adds third H130

5-Dec-2022Source: HeliHub.com

The island nation of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean is a very popular tourist destination. Helicopter operator Calvinair was set up by Canadian-born billionaire Calvin Ayre in 2019, and exclusively operates Airbus H130 helicopters. Typical operations include tour flights around Antigua and the volcanic island of Montserrat, and a range of bespoke charters. Calvinair... Read more

Airbus unveils its DisruptiveLab to test new decarbonisation focused technologies

Airbus unveils its DisruptiveLab to test new decarbonisation focused technologies

1-Dec-2022

Airbus used the occasion of its annual Summit to unveil its DisruptiveLab, a new flying laboratory designed to test technologies destined to improve aircraft performance and to reduce helicopters’ CO2 emissions. The DisruptiveLab will evaluate a new aerodynamic architecture intended to reduce fuel consumption, as well as pursuing the implementation of hybridisation with a fully... Read more

25-Nov-22 3A-MVT Airbus H130 Eze, France (2F)

25-Nov-22 3A-MVT Airbus H130 Eze, France (2F)

25-Nov-2022

Helicopter was inbound to Monaco Heliport from Lausanne, Switzerland, when it hit terrain at Plateau de la Justice near the Roman road close to the Col d’Eze, above the A8 autoroute – approximately 4 miles west of its intended landing point. Local press report that the two on board received fatal injuries – the 35 year-old... Read more

Swiss Helicopter signs HCare for H120s

Swiss Helicopter signs HCare for H120s

10-Nov-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

Swiss Helicopter has signed an agreement to upgrade the avionics systems for their H120 helicopters. The new avionics will modernise the aircraft, provide new safety and performance functionalities and equip it with a more digitally-connected system. This upgrade is one of the continuous improvement programmes offered in the new HCare Classics package – a suite... Read more

THC signs HCare In-Service contract for 20 H145s

THC signs HCare In-Service contract for 20 H145s

9-Nov-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

The Helicopter Company (THC), established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) as the first helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed an HCare In-Service contract to cover their fleet of 20 five-bladed H145 helicopters. The fleet of H145s was ordered in December 2021 and will be... Read more

DRF Luftrettung orders 2 Airbus H145s and Connected Services package

DRF Luftrettung orders 2 Airbus H145s and Connected Services package

9-Nov-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

At the European Rotors trade show, German Helicopter Emergency Medical Services  operator DRF Luftrettung has ordered two additional H145 helicopters and signed a contract covering the whole fleet with a tailored HDataPower pack from Airbus Helicopters’ Connected Services suite of data services. The two H145s are in addition to the current fleet of 15 H145s and three H135s... Read more

Vertical Mission Training opens VR training in Monchengladbach

Vertical Mission Training opens VR training in Monchengladbach

9-Nov-2022Source: Vertical Mission Training

Vertical Mission Training is going to operate a professional simulator training centre to improve training efficiency and flight safety in helicopter pilot training. Based on virtual reality motion simulators, built by VRM Switzerland, Vertical Mission Training will offer training on Robinson R22 and Airbus H125 VR devices. This enables to provide highest standards in creditable... Read more

COHC adds three engine type approvals from PWC

COHC adds three engine type approvals from PWC

9-Nov-2022Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced that Shenzhen-based CITIC Offshore Helicopter Co., Ltd. (COHC) is expanding the scope of its designated maintenance services to provide line maintenance and mobile repair team support for the PW206B2 and PW206B3 engines that power Airbus H135B2/B3 helicopters, and the PW206C that powers the... Read more

SAF Aerogroup signs HCare In-Service contract for 5 Super Puma

SAF Aerogroup signs HCare In-Service contract for 5 Super Puma

9-Nov-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

SAF Aerogroup has signed via its subsidiary Aero Support Force an HCare In-Service support contract to cover their fleet of four H215 family helicopters and one H225 helicopter, operated by their subsidiaries Starlite Aviation and SAF International. The HCare In-Service package has been tailored to SAF Aerogroup’s specific operational needs, providing them with parts availability by-the-hour services to optimise... Read more

Heli-One Extends Airbus Capabilities Within Canadian Operations

Heli-One Extends Airbus Capabilities Within Canadian Operations

9-Nov-2022Source: Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has extended its capabilities within its Canadian operations in support of Airbus platforms. Heli-One secured formal approval for H130 Tail Gear Box (TGB) MRO capability in late 2021 to extend its service portfolio at its base at Delta, British Columbia, and bolster its... Read more

LPR Achieves 200,000 Engine Hours of H135 fleet with PW206B Engines

LPR Achieves 200,000 Engine Hours of H135 fleet with PW206B Engines

8-Nov-2022Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today that Polish medical air rescue service Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe (LPR) has flown 200,000 engine hours on its fleet of 27 PW206B-powered H135 helicopters from Airbus – a notable milestone that showcases the urgent care this dedicated team has provided to save lives.... Read more

Airbus Delivers two H135s to Spanish Ministry of Interior

Airbus Delivers two H135s to Spanish Ministry of Interior

31-Oct-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus has delivered the first two H135s to the Spanish Guardia Civil and National Police under the 36-unit contract signed with the General Directorate for Armaments and Materiel (DGAM) at the end of 2021 to supply the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Interior. The Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, and Bruno Even, CEO of... Read more

UK – National Grid and WPD fleets merge into one

UK – National Grid and WPD fleets merge into one

31-Oct-2022

As part of the acquisition by National Grid of Western Power Distribution (WPD), two helicopter fleets are being merged into one.  National Grid have three helicopters – two Bell 429s and an older Airbus AS355NP – in blue/white colour schemes.  The WPD fleet comprised of five Airbus EC135s, four 1999-build EC135P1 aircraft acquired from German... Read more

Mustang Helicopters & XL Aero Introduce  AS350/AS355 Side Pull System

Mustang Helicopters & XL Aero Introduce AS350/AS355 Side Pull System

28-Oct-2022Source: XL Aero

  XL Aerospace (www.xlaero.ca), an industry leading provider of innovative aviation engineering, repair and manufacturing solutions to the aviation operations and maintenance sectors announces it has collaborated with Mustang Helicopters (Mustang – www.mustanghelicopters.com), a prominent Canadian utility sector and Airbus AS350/AS355 helicopter operator, to develop a new Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certified Side Pull system for... Read more

Airbus affirms position in North American air medical market with new orders

Airbus affirms position in North American air medical market with new orders

26-Oct-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters continues to be the leading provider of helicopters to the North American air medical transport industry, with both new and long-standing customers from around the continent placing orders.  More than 35 new single and twin-engine Airbus helicopters were sold in the air medical market alone over the past 12 months. “Airbus is... Read more

Sonoma County Fire Dept adds Airbus H135

Sonoma County Fire Dept adds Airbus H135

25-Oct-2022Source: Sonoma County Gazette

Firefighters want to remind everybody of the cooler weather that will be brought by the coming winter season, and this is a great time to check your chimneys for debris before use, to prevent chimney fires. We have already started to see some rain this season, and we want to remind everybody to drive slower... Read more

Babcock extends Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance contract

Babcock extends Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance contract

20-Oct-2022

Babcock and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) have announced a three-year contract extension to keep the helicopter emergency medical service up in the sky saving lives. The new contract starts this month and will allow Babcock, a leading UK provider of specialist air ambulance operations, to continue to provide a high standard... Read more

Airbus marks first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition sale into Latin America

Airbus marks first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition sale into Latin America

18-Oct-2022Source: Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Orlando, Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has delivered the first ACH130 Aston Martin Edition to a US customer. The helicopter was handed over to the private individual, who also owns an Aston Martin luxury sports car, and is on display in the static area at the NBAA Annual Convention. The ACH130 Aston Martin Edition is a... Read more

NSPA Awards Heli-One Multiyear Contract

NSPA Awards Heli-One Multiyear Contract

18-Oct-2022Source: Heli-One

  Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), is pleased to announce signature of a contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for support of Airbus AS332 and AS532 helicopters. Heli-One will provide MRO services for airframe, engines, and components for NATO user nations helicopters on an ad hoc... Read more

First Korean-produced delivered to customer

First Korean-produced delivered to customer

14-Oct-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) have delivered the first Light Civil Helicopter (LCH) to a local operator, Gloria Aviation, following certification in September this year. Entering service in an emergency medical services configuration in December this year, this helicopter will be deployed to support critical life-saving missions in Jeju. This key milestone... Read more

Thames Valley Air Ambulance switches to a different Airbus 135

Thames Valley Air Ambulance switches to a different Airbus 135

11-Oct-2022Source: Thames Valley Air Ambulance

  Our new helicopter, G-TVLY, has final been unveiled to the public. The Airbus135 will become our air ambulance when we take on our air operations this month. It is kitted out with the same lifesaving equipment as our former helicopter and will fly from our operations base at RAF Benson. We unveiled the helicopter... Read more

London’s Air Ambulance launches biggest appeal yet – for two H135s

London’s Air Ambulance launches biggest appeal yet – for two H135s

10-Oct-2022Source: London's Air Ambulance

  Our medics perform life-saving treatment at the scene for patients who are critically injured. It’s thanks to our supporters that we can run this service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. But now we are facing a new challenge. Our helicopters are becoming increasingly difficult to maintain and by 2024 it will... Read more

Korean Air partners with Airbus on vertical UAS

Korean Air partners with Airbus on vertical UAS

10-Oct-2022Source: Korean Air

  Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Airbus Helicopters to develop unmanned reconnaissance helicopters for the South Korean military. Under the technology partnership, Korean Air will develop an unmanned carrier-based helicopter and an unmanned helicopter for surveillance and reconnaissance purposes over South Korean islands near the western... Read more

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

Ecocopter orders three H125s and one H145

5-Oct-2022Source: Ecocopter

 The new helicopters will gradually join one of the most modern fleets in the Southern Cone, which currently consists of 18 aircraft, all manufactured by Airbus. In a visit to the French aeronautical company’s facilities, the Ecocopter delegation saw in situ the manufacturing progress and closed the purchase of the helicopters that had already been... Read more

Airbus delivers 100th H135 in Japan

Airbus delivers 100th H135 in Japan

3-Oct-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Since the delivery of the country’s first H135 to Toho Air Service in April 1997 for electronic news gathering (ENG) activities, Japanese operators across the country have been tapping into Airbus Helicopters’ H135 operational excellence for a variety of missions spanning utility, emergency medical services, law enforcement, media broadcasting, passenger transportation, and training. Most... Read more

French Navy takes delivery of H160 for SAR missions

French Navy takes delivery of H160 for SAR missions

23-Sep-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  The French Navy has taken delivery of the first of six H160s that will perform search and rescue (SAR) missions. The aircraft is part of the interim fleet that will be delivered by the partnership formed between Airbus Helicopters, Babcock, and Safran Helicopter Engines. “The delivery of the first H160 to a military customer is... Read more

Babcock extends Great Western Air Ambulance contract

Babcock extends Great Western Air Ambulance contract

22-Sep-2022Source: Babcock

Babcock and Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) have announced a five-year contract extension to keep the helicopter emergency medical service up in the sky saving lives. The contract will see Babcock, a leading UK provider of specialist air ambulance operations, continue to provide exclusive aviation support to the charity, including helicopters fitted with the... Read more

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter

21-Sep-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region. With this agreement, the partners will explore and define launch... Read more

Brazil acquire 27 H125s

Brazil acquire 27 H125s

20-Sep-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  The Brazilian armed forces, through the Combat Aircraft Programme Coordinating Committee (COPAC), have acquired 27 single engine H125 helicopters to boost the training capacity of the Brazilian Navy and the Air Force. The H125 will be produced in the H125 final assembly line located in Itajubá, Brazil at Helibras’ factory where the H225Ms for... Read more

Airbus and HeliDax sign first HCare Classics support contract

Airbus and HeliDax sign first HCare Classics support contract

8-Sep-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  French helicopter operator HeliDax and Airbus Helicopters have signed the first-ever HCare Classics support contract to optimise the availability of HeliDax’s H120 fleet. HCare Classics is Airbus’ new support package entirely dedicated to meeting the support needs of the company’s out-of-production legacy helicopters. An H120 operator since 2008, HeliDax relies on its fleet of... Read more

Airbus partners with Hiratagakuen on eVTOL routes in Kansai region

Airbus partners with Hiratagakuen on eVTOL routes in Kansai region

8-Sep-2022Source: Airbus

  Airbus is partnering with Japanese helicopter operator City to develop advanced air mobility services in the Kansai region and beyond. This is a key addition to the company’s strong regional footprint and growing international network to pioneer the future of mobility. Through this agreement, Airbus and Hiratagakuen will tackle crucial aspects required to launch... Read more

Where now for helicopter support of offshore wind farms in Europe?

Where now for helicopter support of offshore wind farms in Europe?

2-Sep-2022Source: HeliHub.com

The use of helicopters to support offshore wind farms in Europe is in a state of flux. In years past, Babcock flew EC135s from both Lowestoft on the east coast of the UK and from Sandscale Heliport on the west cost – but both locations are now quiet.  The Sandscale operation in Cumbria was terminated... Read more

NHV loses Ørsted wind farm contract

NHV loses Ørsted wind farm contract

2-Sep-2022Source: HeliHub.com

Belgian based operator NHV has ceased its helicopter services in support of Ørsted’s Borssele 1+2 Offshore Wind farm off the Netherlands coast. Following an initial two year contract from 1st May 2020, the subsequent 12 month extension(s) were side-stepped by a four month agreement to 31 August 2022 and then not renewed. Ørsted have elected... Read more

eVTOL manufacturer Overair appoints Airbus exec as CCO

eVTOL manufacturer Overair appoints Airbus exec as CCO

31-Aug-2022Source: Overair

Overair, announced that Dr. Valerie Manning will join the Overair leadership team as its Chief Commercial Officer, transitioning from her current role as Senior Vice President of Training & Flight Operation Services at Airbus. Dr. Manning’s diverse, global experience in aerospace and commercial aviation will help guide the organization’s commercial and operational launch as it... Read more

Brazil approves GPMS Foresight on Airbus H125

Brazil approves GPMS Foresight on Airbus H125

12-Aug-2022Source: GPMS

  GPMS, which provides the helicopter industry’s most advanced Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS), known as Foresight MX, announced that the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) has granted a Supplemental Type Certificate for Foresight MX. The certificate was based on a prior Federal Aviation Administration STC and covers the installation of Foresight... Read more

Airbus delivers first ACH160 to Brazilian customer

Airbus delivers first ACH160 to Brazilian customer

10-Aug-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world’s first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport, São Paulo. The rotorcraft will notably be the first H160 to fly in Latin America. “We are very proud that the world’s first... Read more

Airbus is building test centre for CityAirbus NextGen

Airbus is building test centre for CityAirbus NextGen

29-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters has started construction of a test centre for CityAirbus NextGen, with Company representatives, politicians, and business leaders attending the ground-breaking ceremony. The building is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2023. Occupying a surface area of 1,000 m2, the new structure will be used for testing systems for electric... Read more

Airbus and VRM Switzerland to develop H145 Virtual Reality simulator

Airbus and VRM Switzerland to develop H145 Virtual Reality simulator

27-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters and VRM Switzerland are co-developing a Virtual Reality (VR) training device for the twin-engine H145 helicopter. This innovative new training tool will offer H145 operators an affordable, compact training solution with realistic flight behaviour and full-body immersion, as well as the 3D vision and high resolution scenery of VR technology. VRM Switzerland... Read more

LCI signs for up 6 Airbus H175s

LCI signs for up 6 Airbus H175s

27-Jul-2022Source: LCI

  LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has today announced an order for up to six H175 super-medium helicopters from Airbus, valued at over US$125 million. The order is for two confirmed aircraft with the first H175 set to be delivered to LCI in late 2023. The agreement provides for... Read more

Airbus delivers ACH160 to Brazil

Airbus delivers ACH160 to Brazil

26-Jul-2022Source: HeliHub.com

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of at least three ACH160 helicopters to Brazil for customers in the Latin American region.  The aircraft was delivered aboard one of the outsize Beluga aircraft from the Airbus Transport International fleet.  The aircraft picked up the helicopter(s) at Marseille/Marignane between 21-23 July, departing via Toulouse to Dakar in... Read more

Rhineland-Palatinate order H145s for police force

Rhineland-Palatinate order H145s for police force

22-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  The Ministry of Interior of Rhineland-Palatinate has ordered two five-bladed Airbus H145s for its police force, following a European tender launched earlier this year. The helicopters will replace the state’s current H135 fleet and will be operated by the police helicopters squadron in Winningen. The first delivery is planned for Q1 2024. “We’d like... Read more

London’s Air Ambulance orders 2 H135s for fleet renewal

London’s Air Ambulance orders 2 H135s for fleet renewal

21-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  London’s Air Ambulance Charity (LAAC) – the helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) for the UK’s capital – has ordered two Airbus H135 helicopters for the renewal of its fleet under a contract signed at the Farnborough International Airshow. “We are extremely honoured to have received this order from one of the world’s most prestigious... Read more

Singapore adds military helicopters to Airbus digital solution agreement

Singapore adds military helicopters to Airbus digital solution agreement

20-Jul-2022

  Airbus and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) are adding helicopters to the scope of their agreement signed at the Singapore Airshow earlier this year, to advance the co-development of digital solutions for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) military aircraft platforms. Under the agreement, Airbus Helicopters and Airbus Defence and Space... Read more

Moroccan Forces Royales Air order fleet of H135s

Moroccan Forces Royales Air order fleet of H135s

19-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  The Moroccan Forces Royales Air have ordered a fleet of H135s for military primary training missions. The light twin-engine H135, a reference helicopter in the segment, will be used for training pilots to perform a wide array of demanding missions including utility and search and rescue. “We are proud that the Forces Royales Air... Read more

Airbus announces H175M Task Force

Airbus announces H175M Task Force

18-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters has announced the first members of H175M Task  Force – the UK-based industry team created to offer, supply and support the British-produced  H175M helicopter for the UK’s New Medium Helicopter (NMH) requirement. On the opening day of the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford, Gloucestershire, leading  aerospace companies Babcock International, Martin-Baker, Pratt &... Read more

Curtiss-Wright awarded contract by Airbus

Curtiss-Wright awarded contract by Airbus

18-Jul-2022Source: Curtiss-Wright

  Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced that it has been selected by Airbus to provide custom electric actuation technology for the Main Deck Cargo Door on the future Airbus A350F freighter aircraft. The A350F, a variant of the Airbus A350, will be the first wide body freighter aircraft built with a majority of composite materials.... Read more

SPAES creates componsite custom instrument panel overlays for Airbus H125

SPAES creates componsite custom instrument panel overlays for Airbus H125

18-Jul-2022Source: SPAES

  In a recent project, SPAES designed and approved an Instrument Panel Overlay in an Airbus H125 helicopter. For the customer it was crucial that the cockpit is modernized but without the time and expense of completely redoing the panel. First, the individual display instruments are used to take the panel’s measurements. Then, with consideration... Read more

Skytrac satcom selected for French H160M program

Skytrac satcom selected for French H160M program

12-Jul-2022Source: SKYTRAC

  SKYTRAC, a global leader in satellite communications (Satcom) and intelligent connectivity solutions, today announced that Airbus Helicopters (Airbus), a global pioneer in the aerospace industry, has selected SKYTRAC’s SDL-700 Satcom system to provide mission-critical capabilities for the Joint Light Helicopter (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger – HIL) French Armed Forces Programme. The French Armament General Directorate... Read more

Airbus delivers 7,000th H125

Airbus delivers 7,000th H125

11-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 7,000th helicopter from the Ecureuil family. The light single-engine H125, which was assembled in Marignane, France, was handed over to Blugeon Hélicoptères, a French company specialised in sling work at high altitudes. This new H125 will join Blugeon´s existing fleet of five H125 helicopters located at three different bases in the... Read more

STARS introduces Airbus H145 at Edmonton base

STARS introduces Airbus H145 at Edmonton base

4-Jul-2022

  Together with patients and supporters, STARS officially welcomed the new Airbus H145 helicopter to its Edmonton base today. The new aircraft model is part of a landmark initiative to replace STARS’ fleet across Western Canada. “Today is about commemorating with our community allies the arrival of a new fleet that will serve patients across Alberta for decades... Read more

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation and Airbus prepare for the future of HEMS

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation and Airbus prepare for the future of HEMS

1-Jul-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

The Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation was the very first operator to receive the new five-bladed H145 at the end of 2020. In close collaboration with Airbus, the Foundation uses it for various research projects all aimed at improving Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Norway. For more than 40 years, the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation... Read more

Cyprus orders six H145Ms for its National Guard

Cyprus orders six H145Ms for its National Guard

27-Jun-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  The Government of Cyprus has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of six H145Ms with an option for another six aircraft. The five-bladed helicopters will be operated by the Cypriot National Guard. “The implementation of this agreement will provide the National Guard with a cost-effective and high-performance helicopter solution that satisfies... Read more

Airbus and Munich Airport International expand their partnership

Airbus and Munich Airport International expand their partnership

24-Jun-2022Source: Airbus

  Airbus and Munich Airport International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at ILA Berlin Air Show to start marketing turnkey solutions to cities and regions interested in developing advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystems globally. Airbus is developing CityAirbus NextGen, its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, along with key support and services offerings... Read more

Aerospace and defence companies group together with Airbus to provide the Bundeswehr with the H145M

Aerospace and defence companies group together with Airbus to provide the Bundeswehr with the H145M

24-Jun-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Leading companies from the German aerospace and defence industry have joined forces to provide the Bundeswehr with the five-bladed H145M as their light support helicopter. A requirement for up to 55 helicopters is expected. Under the name “LUH SK – Team H145M”, Airbus Helicopters, ecms Aviation Systems, Hensoldt Sensors and Hensoldt Avionics, Liebherr-Aerospace, Rohde... Read more

Airbus Helicopters in the UK announces leadership transition

Airbus Helicopters in the UK announces leadership transition

23-Jun-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  Airbus Helicopters in the UK has named its current Head of Defence Business, Lenny Brown MBE as its new Managing Director, succeeding Colin James who has headed the company for the last eight years. Planning for the transition has been underway for some months and will formally take effect on 1 st July. Lenny,... Read more

Airbus selects KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH to develop rear structure of CityAirbus NextGen

Airbus selects KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH to develop rear structure of CityAirbus NextGen

23-Jun-2022Source: Airbus

  Airbus is partnering with KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg GmbH to design, develop and manufacture the rear structure of CityAirbus NextGen. The companies will work together to develop an ultra-lightweight rear fuselage, which plays a key role in the airframe’s flight efficiency and which meets the high standards of reliability and... Read more

First helicopter flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel

First helicopter flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel

23-Jun-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

  An Airbus H225 has performed the first ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering both Safran’s Makila 2 engines. This flight, which follows the flight of an H225 with one SAF-powered Makila 2 engine in November 2021, is part of the flight campaign aimed at understanding the impact of SAF use... Read more

Universal Avionics Chosen to Provide Enhanced Vision Cameras to Bavarian Police Helicopters

Universal Avionics Chosen to Provide Enhanced Vision Cameras to Bavarian Police Helicopters

21-Jun-2022Source: Universal Avionics

  Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to supply its EVS4000 multispectral Enhanced Vision cameras for installation on 8 new Airbus H145 helicopters destined to the Bavarian Police. The addition of the EVS4000 improves safety by increasing situational awareness in low-visibility situations including inclement weather and during night missions. The EVS4000 cameras offer advanced real-time... Read more

Safran SkyNaute nav system to equip H160Ms for French military

Safran SkyNaute nav system to equip H160Ms for French military

15-Jun-2022Source: Safran

Airbus Helicopters has selected Safran Electronics & Defense to supply SkyNaute navigation systems to equip future H160M helicopters, developed as part of the HIL* joint light helicopter program. This contract follows the order from the French Ministry of the Armed Forces for 169 “Guépard” helicopters in December 2021. SkyNaute is an ultra-compact hybrid inertial navigation... Read more

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