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Ascent launches EMS operations in the Philippines

Ascent launches EMS operations in the Philippines

12-May-2021Source: Ascent

The Medical City, a leading healthcare provider in the Philippines, announces the launch of their partnership with Ascent, Asia’s on-demand helicopter service that enables travel in a crowd-free and controlled environment. Patients and personnel of The Medical City are now only minutes away from its healthcare network by flying in and out of its world-class... Read more

15-May-21 N134AM Airbus EC135 Jacksonville, US-Florida

15-May-21 N134AM Airbus EC135 Jacksonville, US-Florida

5-May-2021

Emergency field landing after bird strike... Read more

Surf Life Saving Queensland upgrades Carrara base from Bo105 to EC135

Surf Life Saving Queensland upgrades Carrara base from Bo105 to EC135

12-Apr-2021Source: Surf Life Saving Queensland

Surf Life Saving Queensland’s rescue service has been bolstered by the addition of a new Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter, Lifesaver 46, which will start patrolling in time for school holidays. The new helicopter was unveiled at the Carrara hangar earlier today and replaces the B0105 that has been servicing South East Queensland since 2012. Lifesaver... Read more

TKK Orders 2nd EC135 FTD from FRASCA

TKK Orders 2nd EC135 FTD from FRASCA

26-Feb-2021Source: FRASCA

FRASCA International, Inc (FRASCA) has received an order for an EC135 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) from TKK (Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co.), Tokyo, Japan.The FTD will include some very advanced features including a visual system with five (5) 70 inch flat panel HDTV monitors mounted in front of the cockpit  Two displays are mounted... Read more

Airbus and Air Methods sign additional HCare

Airbus and Air Methods sign additional HCare

16-Feb-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

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. The order expands the number of Air Methods aircraft covered by Airbus support and services to 111, making Air Methods the... Read more

Aeromed in Puerto Rico adds third helicopter

Aeromed in Puerto Rico adds third helicopter

17-Dec-2020Source: Aeromed

Emergency rescue service company Aeromed has invested $3.2 million on a new EC-135 helicopter and state-of-the-art specialized medical equipment, as it celebrates its 25th anniversary in Puerto Rico. The acquisition of the third helicopter in the fleet that arrived on the island on Dec. 8th “reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the health of Puerto Rico,... Read more

08-Dec-20 F-HJAF Airbus EC135T1 Bonvillard, France (5F)

08-Dec-20 F-HJAF Airbus EC135T1 Bonvillard, France (5F)

8-Dec-2020

Helicopter was carrying an air rescue crew on a training mission when it fell from an altitude of (5,900ft). The surviving pilot raised the alarm at around 19:10 local time (18:10 GMT) after managing to escape from the helicopter. The crew onboard consisted of two pilots – one in training – along with two winch operators and... Read more

15-Nov-20 N442ME Airbus EC135 Williamsport, US-Pennsylvania

15-Nov-20 N442ME Airbus EC135 Williamsport, US-Pennsylvania

15-Nov-2020

Bird strike left six inch hole in chin bubble window FAA just reported this as “Stat 13” which is a callsign and not a registration, but our research identified it as N442ME... Read more

ESG enables Internet in helicopters

ESG enables Internet in helicopters

9-Jun-2020Source: ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH

This May, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) “Installation of a cabin Wi-Fi hotspot with 3G/4G cellular modem and outside antennas” for the EC135 and EC635 helicopters. In order to achieve the approval, comprehensive ground and flight tests were carried out. It... Read more

Compass and ALG ship EC135 from UK to US for Air Methods

Compass and ALG ship EC135 from UK to US for Air Methods

4-Jun-2020Source: Compass Forwarding

Aerospace Logistics Group (ALG) members Compass Forwarding and Talkcargo partnered to ship a Eurocopter EC135 helicopter from the United Kingdom to the United States this month. The group handled the door-to-door movement of the aircraft from Brighton City Airport in Southern England to Allegheny County Airport in the Pittsburgh area via containerized ocean freight. The... Read more

Netherlands – HeliCentre buys Entrol EC135 simulator

Netherlands – HeliCentre buys Entrol EC135 simulator

25-May-2020Source: Entrol

HeliCentre has acquired an H11 FNPT III MCC simulator from Entrol. It has been installed at HeliCentre’s premises in Lelystad, The Netherlands. The simulator is a replica of the Airbus EC135 P2+ and offers an extremely high level of simulation. The cockpit is equipped with dual GTN 750, it features a vibration system and the... Read more

Devon Air Ambulance resumes ops – EC135s fitted with separation screens

Devon Air Ambulance resumes ops – EC135s fitted with separation screens

6-May-2020Source: Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance is today resuming air operations after the successful introduction of several innovative new aviation solutions, which means we can now provide greater protection for our patients and aircrew against Coronavirus. A new separation screen has been installed between the front and rear sections of the aircraft, which partitions-off the pilot cockpit from the patient treatment/paramedic area. Our aircrew will also now be able to use newly designed throat microphones when... Read more

UT Health East Texas welcomes third rebranded EC135

UT Health East Texas welcomes third rebranded EC135

27-Mar-2020Source: Metro Aviation

Metro announced the delivery of the final EC135 aircraft for the UT Health East Texas Air 1 air medical program, representing the final of three rebranded aircraft upgraded with SPIFR certifications. Headquartered in Tyler, Texas, the program will soon boast six precision GPS procedures at various hospitals and bases. “We are excited we have the... Read more

EC135 Reduced mandatory maintenance and flight checks

EC135 Reduced mandatory maintenance and flight checks

4-Mar-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

In the frame of its maintenance improvement programme for the light twin engine helicopters, Airbus Helicopters has developed a solution to reduce inspection times and provide more flexibility to carry out checks on the H135 (EC135 P2/P2+ and T2/T2+), while reducing maintenance costs and aircraft ground time. Through the rework of the “Ground Check Run”... Read more

Devon Air Ambulance adds two Critical Care Cars

Devon Air Ambulance adds two Critical Care Cars

19-Feb-2020Source: Devon Air Ambulance

From 2 March, when poor weather or maintenance prevents Devon’s emergency aircraft from flying, two new Critical Care Cars mean our critical care teams can still provide specialist life-saving care by road. In the Autumn 2018 Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced £10 million in capital funding for air ambulance services.  Devon Air Ambulance... Read more

Gama Aviation releases Flight Data Monitoring mod for Airbus H135 and H145

Gama Aviation releases Flight Data Monitoring mod for Airbus H135 and H145

19-Feb-2020Source: Gama Aviation

Gama Aviation Plc, the global business aviation services company, is pleased to announce an augmented Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) modification available through its global design team for the Airbus H135 / 145 and additional EASA CS-27 / 29 rotorcraft (subject to survey and contract) The solution provides a ED-155 or ED-112A (H145) compliant Cockpit Audio... Read more

Devon Air Ambulance reports 2019 statistics

Devon Air Ambulance reports 2019 statistics

14-Feb-2020Source: Devon Air Ambulance

Thanks to the support of the community, businesses and friends of Devon, in 2019 Devon’s Air Ambulances were able to assist 985 patients. Flying hours were also extended to 19 hours a day from its Exeter airbase, meaning emergency assistance was available up to 2am. The charity-funded service’s priorities have always been to put their... Read more

Royal Thai Air Force orders six Airbus H135 military trainers

Royal Thai Air Force orders six Airbus H135 military trainers

12-Feb-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has signed an order for six H135 military training helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force, as part of its pilot training enhancement programme. The very first military training helicopters ever ordered by the Royal Thai Air Force, these new twin-engine H135s will be utilised for an array of training missions, including ab-initio flight training. They will complement... Read more

Polish Border Guard adds Airbus H135

Polish Border Guard adds Airbus H135

6-Feb-2020Source: HeliHub.com

In January, Deputy Chief Commander Brigadier General Wioleta Gorzkowska presided over an event to launch the Airbus H135 as a new helicopter type for the Polish Border Guard. The 135 as a platform is well known in Poland, where a fleet of 27 are operated by the air ambulane operator LPR (Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe). This... Read more

Gozo EMS operation upgrading to EC135

Gozo EMS operation upgrading to EC135

5-Feb-2020Source: Steward Health Care Malta

Steward Health Care Malta announced further improvements to the air-ambulance service which is used to transport patients from Gozo to Malta, through the upgrading of the air-ambulance helicopter and the introduction of an additional aircraft to be used as a stand-by back up option. The new air-ambulance being brought in is an Airbus Helicopter EC135... Read more

DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet

DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet

28-Jan-2020Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract for the purchase of 15 new H145s, three H135s and the retrofit of their current 20 H145s to the five-bladed version. This will bring the H145 fleet of the German Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to 35 helicopters, making them the biggest operator of the five-bladed H145 in... Read more

NASA orders three Airbus H135s

NASA orders three Airbus H135s

28-Jan-2020Source: Airbus

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at the Airbus booth at the Heli Expo Trade show in Anaheim, California. The H135s will be operated out of the Kennedy Space... Read more

EASA approves STC for Trakka TLX searchlight on EC135

EASA approves STC for Trakka TLX searchlight on EC135

28-Jan-2020Source: ESG

ESG`s existing EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for High-Performance Searchlights was extended for Trakka Systems´ new High-Performance Search Light “TLX”. In Autumn 2019 ESG realized the successful delivery of the first modified helicopter to a German customer. The new “TLX” provides more light output at less electrical power and weight. The new design reduces maintenance... Read more

Cayman Police replace damaged EC135 wtih second H145

Cayman Police replace damaged EC135 wtih second H145

17-Dec-2019Source: RCIPS Helicopter

The new RCIPS Helicopter arrived on Island on Friday, 6 December. This second helicopter, another Airbus H145 model, will sit alongside the RCIPS Air Operations Unit’s existing H145, which arrived on island last March and was purchased as part of a joint deal between the UK and Cayman. This H145 is the replacement for the... Read more

723 Squadron helicopters achieve 10,000 flying hours

723 Squadron helicopters achieve 10,000 flying hours

2-Dec-2019Source: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy EC-135 helicopters of 723 Squadron recently logged 10,000 flying hours during normal operations in support of the New South Wales bushfires. This significant milestone proved the aircraft’s rotary wing aircrew’s training capabilities and reliability in highly demanding operations. The first EC-135 helicopters joined 723 Squadron in 2016 and have since completed... Read more

Airbus launches retrofit solution for EC135 Electrical Master Boxes

Airbus launches retrofit solution for EC135 Electrical Master Boxes

1-Jul-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

In the frame of the 2019 Top irritant resolution program for H135, Airbus Helicopters is proposing a retrofit solution to prevent a failure of the electrical master boxes due to water ingress. The solution consists of replacing the existing air ducts with the new ones with an integrated water trap, which protects the master boxes... Read more

Metro first to STC H135 T3H Air Medical Interior

Metro first to STC H135 T3H Air Medical Interior

28-Jun-2019Source: Metro Aviation

As a leading completion center for the EC135/H135, Metro Aviation became the first to STC a medical interior for Airbus’ H135 T3H variant with Helionix. Outfitted for STAT MedEvac, the STC includes aspects of Metro’s standard air medical package with equipment standardized and modernized to match the program’s existing fleet of aircraft. The two-decade-long relationship between... Read more

Trump proposes import duties on Airbus helicopters built in EU

Trump proposes import duties on Airbus helicopters built in EU

11-Apr-2019

The US Government has issued a statement proposing new import duties, on the basis of what they believe to be subsidies from the EU to Airbus (as a Group) valued at $11 Billion per year. This figure is subject to an arbitration at the World Trade Organization (WTO), the result of which is expected to... Read more

Trakka Systems announces TLX Searchlight Order

Trakka Systems announces TLX Searchlight Order

20-Mar-2019Source: Trakka Systems

Trakka Systems is pleased to announce that ESG (Elektroniksystem and Logistik GmbH) has selected the TrakkaBeam TLX Searchlight for a German Police customer.  Furthermore, ESG are adding the TLX to their STC on the EC135. This high-intensity, high power searchlight is the latest model in the Trakka Systems range. Complementing the proven work-horse A800, the... Read more

24-Feb-19 9H-VIP Airbus EC135 Valetta, Malta

24-Feb-19 9H-VIP Airbus EC135 Valetta, Malta

24-Feb-2019

Helicopter damaged at Malta International Airport after the temporary hangar covering the aircraft collapsed in high winds.  Structure seen in image to be tangled up and resting on top of the rotors... Read more

Hungary buys nine pre-owned Airbus EC135s

Hungary buys nine pre-owned Airbus EC135s

13-Feb-2019Source: HeliHub.com

The Hungarian military have made a block purchase of nine Airbus (ex Eurocopter) EC135P2+ helicopters.  This represented the portion of the Norwegian Air Ambulance (Norsk Luftambulanse) fleet which was superceded by later purchases including one EC135P2+, three EC135P3s and eight H135s. Gradually over the latter months of 2018, these nine helicopters have had their ownership... Read more

13-Feb-19 D-HJMD Airbus EC135P2 Neustadt an der Orla, Germany

13-Feb-19 D-HJMD Airbus EC135P2 Neustadt an der Orla, Germany

13-Feb-2019

EMS helicopter landed in a skate park and became entangled with a skateboarding “grind pole”. Helicopter slightly damaged, but roaded out for inspection before flying again.... Read more

SPAES procures nine medical racks for EC135 installation

SPAES procures nine medical racks for EC135 installation

28-Jan-2019Source: SPAES GmbH & Co. KG

For a customer in the field of air rescue SPAES GmbH & Co. KG procured and certified each nine medical racks suitable for ventilators Dräger Oxylog 3000 plus / Hamilton T1 as well as for Perfusor® Braun compact S in helicopter EC 135. The racks for the ventilator are mounted on the track system at the ceiling of... Read more

Airbus EC135 – FAA AD 2013-21-05R1 – Bearings

Airbus EC135 – FAA AD 2013-21-05R1 – Bearings

16-Nov-2018Source: FAA

We are revising Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2013-21-05 for Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH (now Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH) (Airbus Helicopters) Model EC135 P1, P2, P2+, T1, T2, and T2+ helicopters. AD 2013-21-05 required an initial and repetitive inspections of certain bearings and modifying the floor and a rod. Since we issued AD 2013-21-05, we have determined that... Read more

Lider receives two new H135s

Lider receives two new H135s

12-Oct-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Helibras announced the delivery of two H135 helicopters to Líder Aviação. The contract was signed at the beginning of the second half of this year and includes the provision of helicopters configured for offshore operations such as passenger transport and medical evacuation missions in the Oil & Gas market. “Flexibility, reduced maintenance and lower operating... Read more

Installation of SLANT-console in Airbus EC135

Installation of SLANT-console in Airbus EC135

10-Oct-2018Source: SPAES GmbH & Co. KG

For a customer in aviation industry SPAES GmbH & Co. KG installed with Intercopter a SLANT-console in a helicopter Airbus EC135. Various devices can be mounted cleary in the cockpit. For a better overview of navigation systems in the cockpit SPAES installed with Intercopter a SLANT-console in a helicopter Airbus EC 135. Two Garmin devices... Read more

Red Arrows Support Handover of First ACH135 for charter ops

Red Arrows Support Handover of First ACH135 for charter ops

2-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

UK operator HeliGroup has taken delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations from Airbus Corporate Helicopters at the Monaco Yacht Club during the annual yacht show in the Principality. The handover event was attended by representatives of global aviation and yachting industries and supported by the Royal Air Force Red Arrows,... Read more

ACH Displays New ACH135 Helionix

ACH Displays New ACH135 Helionix

24-Sep-2018Source: Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) Airbus’ dedicated private and business helicopter entity, will display the company’s new ACH135 Helionix for the first time on the rooftop of the Monaco Yacht Club during the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show.  Fitted with the company’s in-house ACH Line interior configuration, the updated, Helionix-equipped provides a technological leap forward for the light, twin-engine... Read more

Babcock renews Great Western Air Ambulance contract for 5 years

Babcock renews Great Western Air Ambulance contract for 5 years

10-Apr-2018Source: Babcock

More good news – Babcock has secured a new five-year relationship with the Great Western Air Ambulance charity (GWAAC)! This means we will continue to provide the charity with full aviation support, including flight operations and maintenance of their EC135 T2+.aircraft – G-GWAC – until at least March 2023. Managing Director of Babcock Onshore, Tim... Read more

Babcock to upgrade five EC135s for WPD

Babcock to upgrade five EC135s for WPD

4-Apr-2018Source: Babcock

Babcock has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to upgrade the fleet of EC135 helicopters belonging to electricity network operator Western Power Distribution (WPD). The design and installation of next-generation technologies will create a new level of capability for each of the aircraft, which play a critical role in helping WPD deliver electricity to over... Read more

New mission systems extend the capabilities for the German Federal Police Air Support

New mission systems extend the capabilities for the German Federal Police Air Support

19-Mar-2018Source: ESG

ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH has succeeded in winning the contract issued by NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for the German Federal Police for the fleet-wide replacement of all mission equipment in the AS332L1 “Super Puma”, EC155  and EC135 helicopters. The new mission systems will extend the wide range of capability options of the German... Read more

German Federal Police procures mission systems from ESG

German Federal Police procures mission systems from ESG

1-Mar-2018Source: ESG

ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH has succeeded in winning the contract issued by NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for the German Federal Police for the fleet-wide replacement of all mission equipment in the AS332L1 “Super Puma”, EC155  and EC135 helicopters. The new mission systems will extend the wide range of capability options of the German... Read more

CHC introduces AW189 in Australia

CHC introduces AW189 in Australia

26-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

CHC now has three AW189 helicopters added to their fleet. The helicopters can transport up to 16 passengers, while having a noticeably quieter flight and less vibrations. The three Aw189s are the first in all Australia. They will be used to help transfer offshore oil and gas workers, reports Australian Aviation. They are joined in... Read more

ALT wins German military contract with five EC135s

ALT wins German military contract with five EC135s

10-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH (ALT) based in the German city of Bonn have won a contract to supply EC135 helicopters to train German military pilots.  The contract was awarded to ALT on 19th December after a competitive tender, and targets a total of 6,500 flying hours over a three year period.  This tender included not... Read more

NHSL adds EC135 and AW139 in Trinidad and Tobago

NHSL adds EC135 and AW139 in Trinidad and Tobago

27-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The National Helicopter Services Limited (NHSL) has recently introduced two new helicopters to their operations; an AgustaWestland AW139 and Airbus H135. The two new aircraft will go into service by December 1 2017, reports Newsday.... Read more

Police Scotland to support EC135 with two drones

Police Scotland to support EC135 with two drones

23-Nov-2017Source: HeliHUb.com

Police Scotland is looking to purchase two drones to support their EC135. The drones, which will cost around £125,000, will have cameras, a tracking device and have a protective casing against the Scottish climate. They hope to use the drones for crowd monitoring, missing persons searches and for terrains or inclement weather where their helicopter... Read more

Great Western Air Ambulance upgrade to EC135T2+

Great Western Air Ambulance upgrade to EC135T2+

14-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity is excited to receive their new EC135T2+ helicopter. The new helicopter will be able fly 45 minutes longer than their previous model, has upgraded control systems and comfier seats for the crew. The team is delighted with the new helicopter and the fact that they will now be able to... Read more

Thales delivers first full-flight simulator to CAAC

Thales delivers first full-flight simulator to CAAC

7-Aug-2017Source: Thales

As part of its ever growing presence in the Chinese aerospace market, Thales has announced the Level D qualification of the very first EC135 full-flight simulator (FFS) by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The Thales Reality H EC135 helicopter simulator is housed in the aviation safety facilities, Haite Group’s flight training centre in... Read more

Australia impressed by EC135 as a training platform

Australia impressed by EC135 as a training platform

11-Jul-2017Source: Royal Australian Navy

The aircraft set to train Australian Defence Force aviators is an impressive piece of kit. The Airbus EC135 T2+ offers the perjformance and safety of a twin-engine helicopter and will replace the Navy’s Squirrel and Army’s Kiowa, which are more than 30 and 40 years old respectively. The EC135 is widely used by police, firefighting... Read more

04-Jun-17 OE-BXY Airbus EC135 Hochsteiermark, Austria (2F)

04-Jun-17 OE-BXY Airbus EC135 Hochsteiermark, Austria (2F)

4-Jun-2017

During hoist operations with the rescuer and two patients being lifted, the wire separated from the helicopter causing all three to plunge into a ravine. The police rescuer age 28 and a woman aged 48 died from their injuries and a 47 year old man is seriously injured.  It is unknown why the wire separated... Read more

25-May-17 N62UP Airbus EC135 New Castle, US-Delaware (1F)

25-May-17 N62UP Airbus EC135 New Castle, US-Delaware (1F)

25-May-2017

Air ambulance on training flight. Crash shortly after take off, killing the pilot. No patients or medical crew were on board.  Pilot named as Michael Murphy... Read more

27-May-17 N914ET Airbus EC135 Tyler, US-Texas

27-May-17 N914ET Airbus EC135 Tyler, US-Texas

27-Apr-2017

N914ET was on the return trip back to their base when they had a bird strike. They diverted to a local airport to do a precautionary landing and check for damages. No injuries were associated with this incident. There was no damage noted by the pilot or crew. The aircraft returned to base without further... Read more

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

7-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Baylor Scott & White have recently gotten a new EC-135 helicopter, after PHI Air Medical, who they use for emergency medical services, had to retire their BK-117. The new helicopter will expand emergency care from adults to paediatric or even to neonatal care. It has an enhanced navigation system and the newest medical technology on... Read more

Minister for Health approves EC135 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

Minister for Health approves EC135 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

4-Apr-2017Source: Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) is delighted that the Minister for Health, Michelle O’Neill, has approved Northern Ireland’s first ever Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS). The primary helicopter will be based at Maze Long Kesh, following an announcement by First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness on November 17th, 2016, making land... Read more

First Australian EC135 goes live on military training contract

First Australian EC135 goes live on military training contract

4-Apr-2017

Boeing’s Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) program is off to a flying start, with the first flight of its live training aircraft marking official transfer to the military aircraft register. This was achieved following successful completion of an Airworthiness Board Review, and receipt of approval for a special flight permit from the Australian Defence Force’s... Read more

SEA supplies Helicopter Simulator technology to Air Ambulance Sector

SEA supplies Helicopter Simulator technology to Air Ambulance Sector

17-Mar-2017Source: SEA

The simulator comprises a large curved screen in the cockpit and 42-inch touch screen monitor in the rear compartment. The system enables members of the public to experience a helicopter take off as well as giving them the opportunity to learn more about the aircraft (EC135 helicopter), the aircrew   and the on board medical equipment... Read more

DHART Welcomes New Helicopter

DHART Welcomes New Helicopter

14-Mar-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Dartmouth Hitchcock’s Advance Response Team (DHART) has recently added a new EC-135 helicopter to their team. Costing $6 million, the craft has the latest safety features and instruments. As well has having an extra 180 pounds of lift, the helicopter can hold more fuel, making its flight time much longer, reports WCAX.... Read more

Second Irish Base for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

Second Irish Base for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland

13-Mar-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland has chosen Enniskillen’s St. Angelo Airport as their second base. Michelle O’Neill, Health Minister, has commented that they hope the service will be up and running within 12 weeks. The Department of Health is supplying the funds for this service, as well as Air Ambulance Northern Ireland raising £2 million yearly.... Read more

STAT Medevac Selects SKYTRAC for HAA-Compliant Flight Data Monitoring

STAT Medevac Selects SKYTRAC for HAA-Compliant Flight Data Monitoring

9-Mar-2017Source: SKYTRAC Systems

STAT MedEvac, the largest not-for-profit operated and dispatched helicopter air ambulance system in the United States, has selected SKYTRAC Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) with real-time data analytics for their fleet of EC135 and EC145 helicopters. The solution will provide STAT MedEvac with a fully FAA-compliant Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) flight data monitoring package and includes... Read more

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

8-Mar-2017Source: Maxcraft Avionics

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that they have received Transport Canada STC SH17-13 for installation of the Garmin GTS800 Traffic System with dual directional traffic antennas, and STC SH17- 14 for installation of Garmin HTAWS in the Airbus Helicopters EC-135. Garmin GTS800 Traffic Alerting System When flying in busy airspace, converging in sometimes less-than-ideal visibility conditions... Read more

Milestone places €200 million firm order with Airbus Helicopters for H135, H145 and H175

Milestone places €200 million firm order with Airbus Helicopters for H135, H145 and H175

7-Mar-2017Source: Airbus

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today a €200 million firm order with Airbus Helicopters including H145, H135 and H175 helicopters. Delivery of the aircraft on order is scheduled to begin in mid-2017 with deployment into emergency medical service and other parapublic segments. Milestone’s current helicopter fleet includes over... Read more

Airbus and Precise Flight Announce Expanded STC Approvals for the Pulselite(R) Bird Strike Prevention System

Airbus and Precise Flight Announce Expanded STC Approvals for the Pulselite(R) Bird Strike Prevention System

2-Feb-2017Source: Precise Flight

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. have announced approval of the amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System. This approval comes as an amendment to STC SH3319NM, bringing the total number of Airbus rotorcraft models certified for the Pulselite® System to 67. This includes... Read more

Airbus releases 2016 production numbers

Airbus releases 2016 production numbers

27-Jan-2017Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters delivered 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthened its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position on the military market. Airbus Helicopters logged gross orders for 388 helicopters in 2016, a stable performance compared to the... Read more

Vector Aerospace expands FAA-approved ADS-B STC upgrade

Vector Aerospace expands FAA-approved ADS-B STC upgrade

20-Jan-2017Source: Vector Aerospace

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120, H125/AS350, H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345... Read more

FAA Proposes Civil Penalty Against Air Methods

FAA Proposes Civil Penalty Against Air Methods

18-Jan-2017Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $892,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on passenger-carrying flights when it was not airworthy. The FAA alleges that during a Nov. 4, 2014 inspection in Tampa, Fla., an FAA inspector discovered that the... Read more

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

23-Nov-2016Source: Frasca

Frasca International, Inc. (Frasca) announced today that Ecocopter, Santiago, Chile has taken delivery of their Frasca built EC-135 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD) at their flight training facility located at the Eulogio Sanchez Airport in Santiago. This is the first of two Helicopter FTDs that Frasca will be providing to EcoCopter. The second device, an AS350B FTD... Read more

WAA carries out first baby transfer in new incubator

WAA carries out first baby transfer in new incubator

18-Oct-2016Source: Wales Air Ambulance

The first baby to be transported in the Wales Air Ambulance (WAA) Charity’s new fourth aircraft has been flown home with the help of the neonatal team at Glan Clwyd Hospital. Baby Noah Griffiths, from Carmarthen, was born thirteen weeks prematurely at the unit in Bodelwyddan, but as soon as he was deemed well enough... Read more

Airbus celebrates 20 year of the H135

Airbus celebrates 20 year of the H135

17-Oct-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters is celebrating two decades of operations with the H135 light twin, multi-mission helicopter at the Helitech show. Twenty years after its entry into service and thanks to continuous evolution, the H135 has significantly extended its performance and mission capabilities. Today, more than 300 customers in 75 countries operate the H135 for a wide... Read more

Airborne Technologies to upgrade Slovenian Police EC135

Airborne Technologies to upgrade Slovenian Police EC135

10-Oct-2016Source: Airborne Technologies

Airborne Technologies has been awarded the contract to upgrade an EC135 of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Slovenia, with state-of the art surveillance technology. This customized solution includes not only a removable tactical workstation, made out of carbon fibre, but also a leading-edge Airborne LINX package. It also boasts the new... Read more

Australian military marks first EC135 Flight

Australian military marks first EC135 Flight

26-Sep-2016Source: Australian Navy

It was up, up and away for the EC-135T2 helicopter, the latest aircraft to be acquired by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army as part of the new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS). The first aircraft lifted off from HMAS Albatross yesterday with the first tranche of Flying Instructors from the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army... Read more

Airbus taking H130 and H135 to AMTC Conference

Airbus taking H130 and H135 to AMTC Conference

23-Sep-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Industry leader Airbus Helicopters Inc. will exhibit the most efficient helicopters for air medical transport solutions at the Air Medical Transport Conference, Monday, Sept. 26 through Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. On display for close-up inspection by air medical transport operators will be an H135-series aircraft operated by STAT MedEvac,... Read more

LABACE 2016 marks start of demo tour

LABACE 2016 marks start of demo tour

21-Sep-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

The first civil helicopter to be upgraded by Helibras in Brazil will be touring the country from August 31 to September 29. The first civil helicopter to be upgraded by Helibras in Brazil is being presented in an aircraft demonstration tour starting this week. Helibras announced the transformation of an EC135 P2 into the latest... Read more

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland to launch with two EC135s

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland to launch with two EC135s

8-Sep-2016Source: Babcock

AANI are delighted to announce Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore as the aviation supplier of the Charity’s two aircraft. They will also provide aviation training and the pilots of both helicopters. Babcock has decades of experience in providing Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) across the UK and currently operates from more than 20 UK bases,... Read more

Airbus takes first Latin American H135 upgrade on demo tour

Airbus takes first Latin American H135 upgrade on demo tour

2-Sep-2016Source: Airbus

The first civil helicopter to be upgraded by Helibras in Brazil is being presented in an aircraft demonstration tour starting this week. Helibras announced the transformation of an EC135 P2 into the latest version of this model, the H135, during its participation in the LABACE 2016 civil aviation fair held in São Paulo from August... Read more

Argentina certifies simulators at Helicopter Flight Training Center

Argentina certifies simulators at Helicopter Flight Training Center

30-Aug-2016Source: HFTC

The Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil (ANAC) Argentina has certified three simulators at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) in Shreveport, Louisiana. Two inspectors recently spent time at the HFTC and certified the EC135 Level D full motion simulator, AS350 Level 7 flight training device and BH407 Level 7 flight training device for Argentinian pilots.... Read more

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