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Brazil sells first ACH160 Line Lounge in Latin America

Brazil sells first ACH160 Line Lounge in Latin America

13-Apr-2022Source: Helibras

The sale of an Airbus ACH160 Line Lounge to a Brazilian customer reinforces the continued success of Airbus Corporate Helicopters in the Brazilian executive market. Intended for private transport, the helicopter will be the third ACH160 sold in Brazil to two different customers and the first with the new ACH Line Lounge interior – the... Read more

Helibras delivers first five-bladed EMS H145 in Brazil

Helibras delivers first five-bladed EMS H145 in Brazil

17-Jan-2022Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras has just delivered two H145 model aircraft to the company Air Jet Taxi Aéreo Ltda. The helicopters are the first equipped with five blades to be used for passenger transport and also for aeromedical transport in Brazil. In addition to the recognized operational efficiency and safety, which make the helicopter a commercial success... Read more

Helibras delivers 34th Fennec to Brazilian Army

Helibras delivers 34th Fennec to Brazilian Army

20-Dec-2021Source: Helibras

Helibras has just presented the 34th Fennec helicopter (AS550A2) modernized for Army Aviation (AvEx). The aircraft, a military version of the H125, is the last modernized unit delivered to the Brazilian Army. The modernization process carried out by Helibras – the only manufacturer of turbine helicopters in Latin America – adds state-of-the-art equipment to the... Read more

Helibras delivers first Naval Operational H225M to Brazilian Navy

Helibras delivers first Naval Operational H225M to Brazilian Navy

20-Dec-2021Source: Helibras

The first multi-mission helicopter H225M in its Naval Operational Version was delivered to the Brazilian Navy, starting operations at the São Pedro d’Aldeia Naval Air Base. The H225M Naval aircraft is part of the contract signed in 2008 between the Helibras-Airbus Consortium and the Brazilian government, which provides for the delivery to the 3 Brazilian... Read more

First naval combat H225M delivered to the Brazilian Navy

First naval combat H225M delivered to the Brazilian Navy

25-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H225M in naval combat configuration to the Brazilian Navy. Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d’Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s mission capabilities including anti-surface warfare and maritime surveillance. Developed by the engineering team at Helibras (the Brazilian subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters), this naval version... Read more

Helibras fly H225M tests with the Exocet AM39 B2M2 missiles

Helibras fly H225M tests with the Exocet AM39 B2M2 missiles

9-Jul-2021Source: Helibras

The H225M multi-mission helicopter in its Naval Version has completed an important step towards completion of its certification. The shooting campaign with the Exocet AM39 B2M2 missiles was carried out with the logistical and operational support of the Brazilian Navy, from the São Pedro da Aldeia Naval Air Base. The delivery of the first unit of this... Read more

Pegaso receives H145 in Mexico

Pegaso receives H145 in Mexico

10-Mar-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

[ELECTRONIC TRANSLATION] Pegaso Air Transportation (Pegaso) has become the first H145 operator in Mexico. This aircraft is the first of four that will be delivered to Pegaso to provide air transport services to the energy industry, focusing more specifically on oil and gas exploration activities in the Gulf of Mexico. Pegaso currently uses a fleet... Read more

Helibras delivers the first Navy H135

Helibras delivers the first Navy H135

4-Mar-2020Source: Helibras

[ELECTRONIC TRANSLATION] Helibras, Brazilian subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters, delivered to the Brazilian Navy, this past Friday (28), the first H135 model, with multi-mission configuration. The helicopter had already been presented at the event of 103 years of Naval Aviation, in August this year. The aircraft will be integrated into the 1st General Employment Helicopter Squadron (HU-1) and... Read more

Airbus Foundation and Helibras launch second edition of Flying Challenge Brasil

Airbus Foundation and Helibras launch second edition of Flying Challenge Brasil

6-Sep-2019Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] The Airbus Foundation and Helibras, in partnership with the civil society organization (OSC) CIEDS, held last Thursday (22) the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Flying Challenge Brazil youth development program. The initiative aims to stimulate a taste for studies and inspire children ages 9 to 11 to explore careers in the... Read more

Helibras and Airbus bring luxury and power to LABACE 2019

Helibras and Airbus bring luxury and power to LABACE 2019

23-Aug-2019Source: Helibras

Helibras, a subsidiary of Airbus and the only manufacturer of turbine helicopters in Latin America, will once again be one of the highlights of Labace (Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition). business aviation business in Latin America. Company booth # 6009 will feature the ACH145 Line, the world’s first-selling booth, as well as the... Read more

Helibras and Fire Department of Rio de Janeiro sign letter of intent

Helibras and Fire Department of Rio de Janeiro sign letter of intent

10-Apr-2019Source: Helibras

Helibras and the Fire Department of the State of Rio de Janeiro today signed a letter of intent to purchase four H125 helicopters. The aircraft will be operated by the Air Operations Group (GOA) for civil defense missions, rescue and aeromedical transportation. Jean-Luc Alfonsi, Helibras Vice President of Business and Services, says that the aircraft... Read more

Airbus and Helibras arrive in Rio for LAAD 2019

Airbus and Helibras arrive in Rio for LAAD 2019

3-Apr-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Between 2-5 April, at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Airbus will display key products and technologies from Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters in one of Latin America’s most important trade shows – LAAD Defence & Security. Spanning civil and defense transport aircraft, security and surveillance solutions, as well as space satellite systems, Airbus... Read more

Helibras delivers ACH130 to client of Santa Catarina

Helibras delivers ACH130 to client of Santa Catarina

1-Apr-2019Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras delivered an ACH130 model helicopter to a customer in the state of Santa Catarina. The aircraft in VIP configuration is the eighth of this category delivered in the state and will be used for private transportation. Helibras is the market leader in Santa Catarina, with more than 50% of the fleet in operation.... Read more

Helibras delivers the 33º H225M to Brazilian Army

Helibras delivers the 33º H225M to Brazilian Army

15-Oct-2018Source: Helibras

Helibras has just delivered the third military helicopter model H225M scheduled for 2018, the second aircraft planned for the Brazilian Army this year. The aircraft will be based on the 1st Aviation Battalion (BAvEx) in Taubaté, joining another 10 ten H225M aircraft already delivered to the Brazilian Army. The aircraft is part of the H-XBR Program, signed... Read more

Helibras delivers H225M to the Brazilian Army

Helibras delivers H225M to the Brazilian Army

25-Sep-2018Source: Helibras

Helibras has just delivered another H225M to the Armed Forces. The 10th Brazilian Army (EB) aircraft will be based on the 1st Aviation Battalion (BAvEx) in Taubaté, and is the 32nd H-XBR program, signed in 2008 with the Ministry of Defense to supply 50 model helicopters. The H225M in the Operational version is equipped with the... Read more

Helibras delivers another H225M to the Brazilian Air Force

Helibras delivers another H225M to the Brazilian Air Force

10-Sep-2018Source: Helibras

Helibras delivered the 31st H225M to the Brazilian Air Force. The aircraft will be under the command of the Puma Squadron (3rd / 8th GAV), in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), and will increase the squadron’s operational capacity by assisting the FAB missions. The aircraft is the first of the FAB to rely on the Spectrolab Searchlight,... Read more

Airbus renews partnership with USP of São Carlos

Airbus renews partnership with USP of São Carlos

17-Aug-2018Source: Helibras

Airbus continues to strengthen its investments in education in Brazil. The company announced the renewal of its partnership with the School of Engineering of São Carlos of the University of São Paulo (EESC – USP) at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE), held at Congonhas Airport (SP) . For 10 years, Airbus has supported... Read more

Helibras highlights 40 years of leadership

Helibras highlights 40 years of leadership

17-Aug-2018Source: Helibras

Helibras participates in the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE), scheduled from August 14 to 16, at Congonhas Airport (SP). In the year it celebrates 40 years, the company will present the first H145 model helicopter in operation in the Brazilian market, as well as the recent investments in its wide range of products... Read more

Brazilian Air Force passes 10,000 hours in H225M fleet

Brazilian Air Force passes 10,000 hours in H225M fleet

11-Oct-2017Source: Helibras

Helibras / Airbus Helicopters have reached another important milestone in their history. In just six years of operation with the H225M (H-36) Caracal, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) completed 10,000 flight hours with the aircraft. The model is part of the H-XBR agreement, signed in 2008, with the Ministry of Defense to supply 50 state-of-the-art helicopters to... Read more

HEMS Symposium in São Paulo

HEMS Symposium in São Paulo

18-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The São Paulo Campo de Marte Airport, home to Helibras, held Brazil’s first Airbus Aeromedical Transport Symposium this past week. The symposium, held over two days, had speakers such as Élcio Alves Barbosa, the national civil defence disaster director; Ralph Setz, Airbus HEMS specialist; Col. Carlos Eduardo Falconi from the São Paulo police and Thomas... Read more

Airbus and Helibras introduce H225M in naval combat version

Airbus and Helibras introduce H225M in naval combat version

1-Nov-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Helibras and Airbus Helicopters have opened a new chapter in the history of the H225M multirole utility helicopter with the official presentation of the first aircraft in naval combat configuration. Developed and assembled locally by Helibras, Airbus Helicopters’ subsidiary in Brazil, this new H225M version is designed to meet the demanding requirements of the Brazilian... 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

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

90 Airbus rotorcraft deployed at Rio 2016 Olympics

90 Airbus rotorcraft deployed at Rio 2016 Olympics

12-Aug-2016Source: Airbus

A fleet of 90 Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft has been deployed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for use in surveillance, airspace defense, anti-terrorism, law enforcement, command/control/communication, air medical rescue and electronic image capture during the month of August in Rio de Janeiro and other states where competitions are taking place. This fleet is comprised of... Read more

Helibras delivers first in-country Panther K2 upgrade

Helibras delivers first in-country Panther K2 upgrade

18-Jan-2016Source: HeliHub .com

In December, Helibras delivered another K2 Panther upgrade to the Brazilian Army Aviation, the fifth in their fleet and the first to complete the entire modernization process in Brazil at the factory in Itajubá.  First post-upgrade test flight of the helicopter was back in October (see video). A further three K2 upgrades will be completed... Read more

Helibras picks Airborne Video Management System from Curtiss-Wright

Helibras picks Airborne Video Management System from Curtiss-Wright

3-Dec-2015Source: Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division was selected by Helibras (Helicópteros do Brasil S.A) to provide Helibras with its fully integrated Video Management System (VMS) technology. The VMS will be integrated into EC 145 helicopters flown by the Policia Militar de Rio de Janeiro for public security video surveillance missions. The Policia... Read more

Helibras opens new simulator training center

Helibras opens new simulator training center

3-Sep-2015Source: Helibras

Facilities at the modern Training and Simulation Centre (CTS) of Helibras were inaugurated on Friday (21/08) in Rio de Janeiro. The event was attended by Defence Minister Jaques Wagner, Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro Luiz Fernando Bigfoot, City Mayor Eduardo Paes and several civil and military authorities. Strategically located in Rio de Janeiro,... Read more

President of Helibras receives WOCA 2015 award

President of Helibras receives WOCA 2015 award

25-Jun-2015Source: Helibras

The President of Helibras, Eduardo Marson, received last Monday (22) the title of Corporate Personality in WOCA 2015 – World Company Award. The degree was awarded in recognition of his entrepreneurial and innovative vision in their activities ahead of the manufacturer of helicopters, for the benefit of the aviation industry development in Brazil. Promoted by GCSM... Read more

IHST Applauds New Helicopter Safety Partnership in Brazil

IHST Applauds New Helicopter Safety Partnership in Brazil

21-May-2015Source: IHST

The International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) today welcomes the development of an enhanced safety partnership in Brazil with the creation of the Brazilian Helicopter Safety Team (BHEST).  The organization reflects a new partnership between the current IHST Brazil group (www.ihstbrasil.org) and the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC – Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil). BHEST will... Read more

New director at Helibras

New director at Helibras

18-May-2015Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] The Board of Directors of Helibras has a new director, who was appointed by Minas Gerais Participações (MGI), linked to the government of Mines and shareholder of the company. It Marco Antônio Castello Branco engineer metallurgist UFMG doctor in Metallurgical by Technische Univertität Clausthal (Germany) and president CODEMIG – Economic Development Company Minas... Read more

Shimco Set for Growth in Brazil

Shimco Set for Growth in Brazil

23-Apr-2015Source: Shimco

Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, laminated and edge-bonded shims, tapers and spacers, announced today the appointment of Monica Santos Souza as the exclusive Sales Representative for Shimco in Brazil.  The agreement was finalized during a recent AIAC business development mission to Brazil, attended by Peter Voss, President, CEO and Owner... Read more

Helibras delivers EC145 to Rio de Janeiro state government

Helibras delivers EC145 to Rio de Janeiro state government

20-Apr-2015Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras is the delivery of an EC145 helicopter C2 to police and surveillance use the Secretariat of Public Security of Rio de Janeiro (RJ-SSP) during LAAD 2015 International Fair for Security and Defence on Tuesday (13), the 11:30 am, in Rio de Janeiro. This first unit is set out in the company’s booth... Read more

Airbus H145 makes Brazilian debut in month-long demo tour

Airbus H145 makes Brazilian debut in month-long demo tour

20-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

The H145 has arrived in Brazil for a customer tour to demonstrate the capabilities of this enhanced Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft in land-based and offshore service. During visits to the cities of São Paulo, Curitiba, Brasília, Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro, the H145 will be presented to civilian and offshore operators, along with governmental and... Read more

First class of HeliAsas project forms at Helibras Training Center

First class of HeliAsas project forms at Helibras Training Center

19-Dec-2014

The Helibras Institute held late on Tuesday (16), in Itajubá (MG) the graduation party of the first class of HeliAsas social project. The group of 27 young people received the diploma course in Aeronautical Maintenance Mechanics, taught by Helibras Training Center for free. With three and a half years in duration, students selected from two thousand subscribers... Read more

Helibras presents models in public safety symposium

Helibras presents models in public safety symposium

5-Dec-2014Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras participated in Porto de Galinhas (PE), the Seventh National Symposium on Ordnance Office of the Military Police, which brings together police, scholars, federal institutions, suppliers and the Brazilian Army to discuss the improvement and adjustment of the war needs of security corporations in the country. During the event, Mauro Ayres, Helibras sales... Read more

Helibras certifies EC725 configuration with a hydraulic winch

Helibras certifies EC725 configuration with a hydraulic winch

5-Dec-2014Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras certified this year, the possibility of a new configuration for the EC725 in relation to cargo winches. From now on, the configuration is designed to receive two winches, electrical and hydraulic. The company held the instrumentation and flight tests for configuration containing only one hydraulic winch, as requested of the Navy of Brazil. From... Read more

Helibras Customer Support receives ISO 9001 certification and NBR 15100

Helibras Customer Support receives ISO 9001 certification and NBR 15100

20-Nov-2014Source: Helibras

The Customer Support Center (CSC) of Helibrás, located in Atibaia, São Paulo, is certified in ISO 9001 and 15100 standards NBR, both equivalent to implementing a Quality Management System, and specifically the NBR for industry aerospace. To obtain such certifications CSC adjusted its internal procedures to the requirements of standards, following the focus of the... Read more

Helibras promotes helicopter safety message in Brazil

Helibras promotes helicopter safety message in Brazil

14-Oct-2014Source: Airbus

Committed to improving awareness of aviation safety in Brazil, Airbus Helicopters and Helibras played a leading role at two industry-wide safety events held in the country’s largest cities last month. For the second consecutive year, Helibras convened a national industry event, called the Operational Safety Journey, to raise awareness of flight safety procedures among helicopter... Read more

Helibrás starts building Simulator and Training Center in Rio

Helibrás starts building Simulator and Training Center in Rio

13-Oct-2014Source: Helibras

As part of the contract of the H-XBR project, signed with the Ministry of Defence to supply EC725 helicopters to the armed forces with training and support, Helibras started building in Rio de Janeiro, its new Center for Training and Simulation (CTS ). Located in Recreio in the west of the city, the work is... Read more

Helibrás receives the first offset credits for the EC725

Helibrás receives the first offset credits for the EC725

8-Oct-2014Source: Helibras

Helibras received the first recognitions of offset credit by offset of the H-XBR program relating to the absorption of new knowledge and production technologies in Brazil EC725 helicopter. In this new milestone achieved by the company, the two letters issued by COPAC (Coordinating Committee of Combat Aircraft Program) amount to more than € 7.5 million. The company was... Read more

Helibras highlights trend towards twin-turbine law enforcement helicopters

Helibras highlights trend towards twin-turbine law enforcement helicopters

9-Sep-2014Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] The public safety market is showing a new demand for helicopters over the years.Especially for corporations that already have aircraft, but want to renew the fleet or raising the power of its air services has been growing demand for dual-impeller multimission helicopters for security, police and medical transportation activities in Brazil. This trend... Read more

Helibrás awarded special ‘Linha Azul’ customs clearance

Helibrás awarded special ‘Linha Azul’ customs clearance

18-Aug-2014Source: Helibras

Helibras received the qualification of the Federal Revenue of Brazil to operate the system of customs clearance Express ‘Linha Azul’ as published in the Official Gazette on June. Since July 1st Helibras is the only helicopter manufacturer authorized to use the system in the country, to cater for all requirements. ‘Linha Azul’ (the ‘Blue Line’)... Read more

World Cup – Helisul flies aerial cameras with AS350 fleet

World Cup – Helisul flies aerial cameras with AS350 fleet

7-Jul-2014Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]  Produced by Helibrás the Squirrel helicopter was selected to do the aerial images over the games in the 2014 World Cup Brazil style. In all, seven active aircraft (four AS350 B2, AS350 B3e and two AS350 B3) flying over stadiums and a reservation (AS350 B3e), all operated by Helisul, hired by a business partner... Read more

Brazil – Helibrás delivers three AS350B2s to the State of Pará

Brazil – Helibrás delivers three AS350B2s to the State of Pará

7-Jul-2014Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras delivered three AS350 B2 Squirrel aircraft to Air Grouping of Public Safety (Graesp) Pará State in a ceremony held on this day 1, the Hangar Convention Center Amazon in Belém (PA). The event was attended by Governor Janet Simon, Secretary of the Security Luiz Fernandes Rocha and public authorities of Pará, in addition... Read more

Helibras delivers the first EC725 produced in Brazil

Helibras delivers the first EC725 produced in Brazil

18-Jun-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

The first “built-in-Brazil” EC725 was provided to the Brazilian Navy last Friday, marking a major milestone in Airbus Helicopters’ cooperation with the country to supply mission-ready multi-role rotorcraft for its three military services and to develop a capable national helicopter industry. This milestone aircraft’s handover occurred at the new rotary-wing center of excellence operated by... Read more

Helibrás offer special support for 55 Army helicopters during World Cup

Helibrás offer special support for 55 Army helicopters during World Cup

8-Jun-2014Source: Helibras

[Electronic translation] Helibras, the only helicopter manufacturer in Brazil, will support the full operation of 55 aircraft Helibrás / Airbus Helicopters chosen by the Brazilian Army to fulfill the patrol missions during the FIFA World Cup, which begins in the country on 12 June. Already underway Special support provided by the companies Helibrás / Airbus Helicopters Force,... Read more

Armed EC725 undergoes flight tests

Armed EC725 undergoes flight tests

5-Jun-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

A prototype of the EC725 did flight tests in France, with a specialized team, led by the engineer Pedro Paim from Helibras and Airbus Helicopters experts. These tests evaluated the behavior of the aircraft in critical phases of flight with anti-surface missiles AM39 Block 2 Mode 2 with 700 kg installed on each side of... Read more

Thales avionics to equip Brazilian Army’s Esquilo/Fennec fleet

Thales avionics to equip Brazilian Army’s Esquilo/Fennec fleet

27-May-2014Source: Thales

Thales will provide its Integrated Electronic Stand-by Instrument (IESI) to modernise the Esquilo/Fennec helicopter fleet of the Brazilian Army. A total of 36 helicopters will be retrofitted with the Thales system with completion expected in 2018. The first batch will be completed by 2014, whereby Thales’s IESI will be integrated into six initial helicopters by... Read more

Helibras participates in the 21th edition of Agrishow

Helibras participates in the 21th edition of Agrishow

25-Apr-2014Source: Helibras

Helibrás will attend the 21th edition of Agrishow , International Fair of Agricultural Technology, which runs from April 28 to May 2, in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo. The event is an opportunity to show the news of the company for the agribusiness sector, the market in which the employment of the helicopter has been growing in recent years... Read more

Helibras delivers 10th and 11th EC725s

Helibras delivers 10th and 11th EC725s

25-Apr-2014Source: Helibras

Helibras has just delivered two EC725 helicopters, meeting deadlines and criteria for nationalization stipulated by the contract signed between the company and the Ministry of Defence in 2008, which established the supply of 50 aircraft of this model to the Brazilian Armed Forces. The 10th unit is allocated to the FAB, who has now five... Read more

Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

27-Mar-2014Source: Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins recently delivered its HF-9087D radio to Helibras, marking the first radio manufactured and delivered by the company’s Brazil facility. “We believe this is the first of many radios that we will manufacture and deliver here in Brazil as we continue to increase our investment and presence in country, while adding jobs and transferring... Read more

Helibras begin to deliver upgraded AS565 Panther K2 to Brazilian Army

Helibras begin to deliver upgraded AS565 Panther K2 to Brazilian Army

13-Mar-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

The first two upgraded AS365 Panther K2 rotorcraft will be delivered this month by Airbus Helicopters’ Helibras subsidiary to the Brazilian Army Aviation Command (AvEx), providing a modernized platform with more power, updated avionics and increased mission capability. These deliveries follow the signature in Brasília of an amendment standardizing the modifications introduced to the helicopter’s... Read more

Helibrás flies first modernized Brazilian Army Fennec

Helibrás flies first modernized Brazilian Army Fennec

22-Dec-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] With four aircraft already in the hangar factory for upgrades, Helibras held the first flight of the first upgraded AS550 Fennec  of the Brazilian Army on Thursday 19th December, after completing its rebuild and modernizaston at their Itajubá plant. A first cell – base for reconstruction / modernization of the helicopter EB -1019... Read more

Helibrás donates material for scientific study

Helibrás donates material for scientific study

19-Dec-2013Source: Helibrás

[electronic translation] In November, the board of Innovation Helibrás donated two new pieces for study and research courses in engineering, mathematics and computing, Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI). They are available for the development of technological projects of the students of the institute. One of donated materials was a sign of hive to support the... Read more

Helibras signs partnership agreement with Federal University of Itajubá

Helibras signs partnership agreement with Federal University of Itajubá

26-Nov-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras signed on Saturday (23), a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI) to define common development and engineering activities between the parties, as well as the hours of work to be performed in conjunction with the UNIFEI other partners in the Brazilian helicopter Helibrás presented in the announcement of... Read more

Helibras flies first locally-produced EC725

Helibras flies first locally-produced EC725

25-Nov-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]  Helibras held, on Thursday (21) at its factory in Itajubá (MG), the first flight of a unit of EC725 completely produced in the company in Brazil. The flight took place two months before the deadline for the schedule of activities of the EC725 project. The BRA 17 inaugurates the third stage of the program... Read more

Helibras participates in Itajuba’s first Innovation Fair

Helibras participates in Itajuba’s first Innovation Fair

6-Nov-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras will attend the 1st Fair Open Innovation Itajubá, held from 4 to 6 November, on the campus of the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI). The event is part of the project of fostering innovation in the county, funded by the Foundation and Research of the State of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG) and executed by UNIFEI with... Read more

Helibras receives delegation from Petrobras

Helibras receives delegation from Petrobras

4-Nov-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras received on Thursday (31), the company’s factory in Itajubá (MG), the visit of a delegation from Petrobras, led by Cristina Lucia Duarte Pinho – Executive Manager E & P that was accompanied by the managers of the areas of Logistics and Security Flight of the company. Greeted by Eduardo Marson, president of Helibras and... Read more

Helibras Training Center marks 12,000th graduate milestone

Helibras Training Center marks 12,000th graduate milestone

31-Oct-2013Source: Helibras

Training Center (TC) Helibras located in Itajubá (MG), in October reached the milestone of 12,000 students served. The student number is the 12,000 civilian pilot Narciso Anderson Martins Guimarães, who conducted the course revalidation of the type EC130 in flight. The helicopter manufacturer paid homage to the commander in his unit in São Paulo on... Read more

Helibras becomes certifier for EC225/EC725 gearbox assemblies

Helibras becomes certifier for EC225/EC725 gearbox assemblies

25-Oct-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras just won another important step in the process of transfer of technology, needed for the company’s goal of developing a helicopter in Brazil. Eurocopter has granted permission to Helibras sign the Certificates of Conformity for mounting the gearbox main (CTP) of EC725/225, which means that teams formed by Brazilian technicians assume full responsibility of this... Read more

Eurocopter CEO visits Helibras

Eurocopter CEO visits Helibras

25-Oct-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] The new CEO of Eurocopter, Guillaume Faury held on Wednesday (23) a visit to the Helibrás units in São Paulo and Itajubá. The president was in Brazil to meet the workshops and the production line and make a speech to company employees. He reinforced the priorities for the employees of the group: Customer... Read more

Helibras signs Makila engine transportation contract

Helibras signs Makila engine transportation contract

3-Oct-2013Source: Helibras

[Electronic translation] Helibras signed a contract with the AGS Holding to transport the turbines Makila, to be used by the Armed Forces EC725 helicopters. Under the agreement, the company, which 15 years ago provides logistics services in the aviation market, will carry 46 turbines from the factory Turbomeca, in Rio de Janeiro, to the industrial unit... Read more

Helibrás certified as a Carbon Neutral Company

Helibrás certified as a Carbon Neutral Company

1-Oct-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]  Helibras received last Thursday (26), the certificate of Company Neutral Carbon , granted by the Brazilian Institute for the Defense of Nature (IBDN) during the 12th Latin American Conference for the Preservation of the Environment, held in Trade Federation Goods, Services and Tourism of the State of São Paulo (Fecomercio). The certificate is... Read more

Helibras tests countermeasures system on EC725

Helibras tests countermeasures system on EC725

12-Sep-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras successfully conducted the flight test campaign system launcher countermeasures “Chaff & Flare” EC725 helicopter. The design of system integration, unprecedented in Brazil for this aircraft model, represents the fulfillment by Helibras another important phase of Project H-XBR, which by 2017 will provide the Brazilian Armed Forces 50 new EC725, with an index of National... Read more

Helibras launches EC130T2 to Brazilian market

Helibras launches EC130T2 to Brazilian market

29-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

Beside the proven Squirrel AS350 B3e and versatile EC135 P2E, exposed in Labace – Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, is a more modern version of the EC130, T2, for the first time in Brazil is being presented. During Labace, participants will meet the aircraft, modified with the objective of providing more comfort, improved... Read more

Helibras invests in new forms of government funding for public safety aircraft

Helibras invests in new forms of government funding for public safety aircraft

28-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras will present to the public the Interseg – fair aimed to public safety that happens in RioCentro 18-20 of August, new funding possibilities for purchase of helicopters by state governments. According to François Arnaud, Vice President Sales and Marketing Helibras, it Finame, long-term financing of the Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES)... Read more

Helibras delivers new AS350B2 to Helimarte

Helibras delivers new AS350B2 to Helimarte

26-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras made the symbolic, on Wednesday (14), the first day of the tenth edition of Labace – Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, a new AS350 B2 helicopter to Helimarte, air taxi company in São Paulo and a the largest operators of this aircraft in the country. The helicopter delivered will operate alongside three... Read more

Helibras honours 100 years of public security aviation in São Paulo

Helibras honours 100 years of public security aviation in São Paulo

20-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras honored on Monday (19) during the Interseg – Safety Fair which takes place in RioCentro (RJ), the hundred years of aviation public security in the state of São Paulo.   Begun in 1913 with the creation of the School of Aviation Force and then with some periods of interruption, the current Military Police also... Read more

Helibras invests in new Customer Support Centre

Helibras invests in new Customer Support Centre

20-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras has just opened its new base of service and excellence in after-sales. The Customer Support Center (CSC) is located in Atibaia, São Paulo, and will receive and manage all customer inquiries related to maintenance, repair, parts supply, warranty and service of all helicopter operators Helibrás / Eurocopter in the country Aiming to improve the level... Read more

Brazil – UniAir takes delivery of EMS AS350B3e

Brazil – UniAir takes delivery of EMS AS350B3e

20-Aug-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras held a symbolic delivery of the new AS350 Squirrel helicopter B3e for UniAir, air taxi company responsible for aeromedical transport group Unimed Rio Grande do Sul This is the second medical settings Squirrel with the company, the first being based in Minas general in the service of the State Federation Unimed.  “The squirrel... Read more

Helibras selects Safran Engineering Services as system integrator

Helibras selects Safran Engineering Services as system integrator

29-Apr-2013Source: Safran Engineering Services

Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras, a subsidiary of Eurocopter, has selected Safran Engineering Services as the design authority to supply the installation design and full integration of multiple avionics communication and navigation systems, including a sophisticated new Glass Cockpit System from Sagem (Safran), as well as the integration of the auto-pilot system, for the modernization of... Read more

Brazil’s State of Pará orders two AS350B2

Brazil’s State of Pará orders two AS350B2

18-Apr-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]  Helibras signed in its booth at LAAD – Defence & Security 2013, a contract for delivery of two new helicopters AS350 B2 Squirrel model for the Secretary of State for Public Security and Social Defense of Pará These aircraft were acquired to form the security planning of the State Government due to the... Read more

Helibras presents upgraded Brazilian Army Pantera K2

Helibras presents upgraded Brazilian Army Pantera K2

17-Apr-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]  The Helibras brought to your booth at LAAD – Defence & Security 2013 to pilot Panther K2 unit that has been completely modernized and will be presented to the Army Aviation (Avex), held that, from now on, all evaluations of interventions carried in the helicopter. The Panther K2 was fitted with new wiring,... Read more

Fire Department of Rio de Janeiro orders AS350B2

Fire Department of Rio de Janeiro orders AS350B2

15-Apr-2013Source: Helibras

Helibras and the Fire Department of Rio de Janeiro signed during LAAD 2013 contract for the sale of a new AS350 B2 helicopter. This is the third squirrel to operate in the State Fireman. Pictured, from left to right: François Arnaud, Vice President Sales and Marketing at Helibras; Eduardo Marson Ferreira, President of Helibras, and Colonel Sergio... Read more

Helibras celebrates 35 years at LAAD 2013

Helibras celebrates 35 years at LAAD 2013

10-Apr-2013Source: Helibras

[electronic translation]   The Helibras will provide aircraft that are selling for military and government, during its participation at LAAD – Defence & Security 2013, which takes place between the 9th and 12th of April at the Exhibition Pavilion Riocentro, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ) . Will be on display for the visiting delegations from the... Read more

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