Helionix

Airbus Helionix fleet reaches 500,000 flight hours

Airbus Helionix fleet reaches 500,000 flight hours

5-Jul-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Underscoring its growing popularity with operators worldwide, Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics suite now equips more than 500 H135, H145, H160, and H175 rotorcraft around the world – with over half a million flight hours logged to date by this fleet. Airbus continues to enhance the capabilities of Helionix with new features, functionality, and connectivity –... Read more

Aviator Group becomes Helionix world-wide fleet leader

Aviator Group becomes Helionix world-wide fleet leader

16-Jun-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters’ Australian customer Aviator Group, has reached a key milestone to become the H135 Helionix world-wide fleet leader, surpassing 2,600 flight hours on their H135 aircraft, currently flying in Port Hedland, Western Australia. The H135 is supporting Helicopter Marine Pilot Transfers (HMPT) services for the Pilbara Port Authority and the Port of Port Hedland,... Read more

First Airbus H135 in Russia with Helionix

First Airbus H135 in Russia with Helionix

3-Jun-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

The first H135 with the Helionix system began operating in Russia. The car was purchased by a private client to replace the previous version of the H135. “Today the H135 is the most affordable twin-engine helicopter on the market, approved for instrument flights. The 4-channel autopilot in combination with the Helionix® avionics suite significantly reduces pilot workload. Due... Read more

Romania receives three EMS Airbus H135s

Romania receives three EMS Airbus H135s

10-Mar-2021Source: French Embassy

[electronic translation] Madam Ambassador, Laurence Auer, attended, alongside her German counterpart, Mr. Cord Meier-Klodt, the reception of the first three Airbus H135 Helionix helicopters , delivered in Bucharest to the General Aviation Inspectorate , which will be used for emergency medical operations . She was accompanied by the internal security attaché. Interior Minister Lucian Bode... Read more

H135 receives Transport Canada Civil Aviation certification

H135 receives Transport Canada Civil Aviation certification

6-May-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

The latest evolution of the H135 helicopter has received Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) certification. Helionix, the avionics system designed by Airbus offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. “The H135 has proven itself to be one of the most reliable aircraft on the market”, said Dwayne Charette, President and COO of Airbus Helicopters Canada.... 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

Full Flight Simulator upgraded

Full Flight Simulator upgraded

10-Apr-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

The Full Flight Simulator (FFS) of Airbus Helicopters in Helisim (France) has been upgraded with the latest step 3 Helionix version delivered on new H175 aircraft. In addition to the improved similarity with the aircraft real life situations, this update includes new mission capabilities: • AFCS SAR (Search And Rescue) modes allowing to perform SAR... Read more

DRF is first to use Safran Health Monitoring service

DRF is first to use Safran Health Monitoring service

7-Mar-2019Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran is proud to announce that DRF Luftrettung is its first major customer to use its Premium Health Monitoring service through Airbus’ Helionix avionic. The Health Monitoring service for helicopter engines allows customers to track engine life data and thus reduce unplanned events. Engine life is improved through the early detection of low signals, prognosis... Read more

Ciopaer receives H135 with Helionix in police configuration

Ciopaer receives H135 with Helionix in police configuration

29-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters delivered the first two H135 helicopters with Helionix in police configuration to its Brazilian customer Ciopaer. The two delivered helicopters will be used to reinforce public security in Ceará State, as well as providing support for aeromedical operations in other regions of the state. Ciopaer’s fleet already includes two AS350s and four twin-engine helicopters of... Read more

Competitive boost and enhanced operational capabilities for H145

Competitive boost and enhanced operational capabilities for H145

18-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus H145 customers will now benefit from the extension of the warranty of the H145’s Arriel 2E engines from two years/1,000 hours to three years/2000 hours. This extension is valid for H145s delivered from January 2018. Furthermore, Airbus has rolled out Helionix Step 3 on the H145, an enhanced version of Airbus’ Helionix avionics suite... Read more

Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and Airbus sign for six H135s

Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and Airbus sign for six H135s

18-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and air rescue operator Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB, have signed a framework contract for up to six H135s with Helionix. Additionally, they have activated a first batch of three aircraft to be delivered in 2019 and 2020. “The people in the Netherlands rely on the HEMS services we provide in cooperation with four... Read more

Airbus Fully Operational as UK MFTS Aircraft Service Provider

Airbus Fully Operational as UK MFTS Aircraft Service Provider

3-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters completion of delivery of 29 Helionix-equipped H135s and three Helionix, hoist-equipped H145s earlier this year, marked the end of the delivery phase of the MFTS contract. Today, the company has completed its service provision build up and is fully embedded at RAF Shawbury and RAF Valley, supporting Ascent’s Training delivery from newly modernised facilities. On 1st April 18, the precise... Read more

Airbus delivers the 1st of 100 H135s for China

Airbus delivers the 1st of 100 H135s for China

3-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has delivered one H135 to Health Commission of Qingdao in China’s Shandong Province, making this helicopter the first of 100 H135s to be delivered to China per a framework agreement signed in June 2016. The H135 was delivered in HEMS configuration, fully equipped with the latest medical interior, and will perform life-saving EMS... 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

Coptersafety’s H145 simulator first in the world to be certified with Helionix

Coptersafety’s H145 simulator first in the world to be certified with Helionix

11-Apr-2018Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety, an independent helicopter flight training service provider, has updated its H145 helicopter simulator avionics software with Helionix Step 2. Furthermore, it has now been certified by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) under EASA regulations.  In order to provide immersive and most realistic training experience available on the market, Coptersafety is the first in the world to offer Helionix STEP... Read more

Airbus and Safran to develop new helicopter data monitoring systems

Airbus and Safran to develop new helicopter data monitoring systems

5-Mar-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and Safran Electronic and Defense have signed a letter of intent for the distribution of helicopter data monitoring systems. The systems can be integrated on all Airbus helicopters not already equipped with the Helionix avionics suite or a health and usage monitoring system (HUMS). “Our goal is always to offer our more modern,... Read more

FAA certifies Airbus H135 with Helionix avionics suite

FAA certifies Airbus H135 with Helionix avionics suite

5-Mar-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters’ light-twin helicopter H135 has received the type certificate by the Federal Aviation Administration for its new Helionix cockpit. The avionics system designed by Airbus Helicopters offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. Helionix is a family concept with standardised features and is available on the H175, H145 and soon on the H160. The... Read more

Helionix fleet hits 100,000 flight-hour milestone

Helionix fleet hits 100,000 flight-hour milestone

5-Mar-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone of 100.000 flight hours, just three years after customer operations started. Initially in service with the H145 and H175, this digital avionics suite was later certified in the H135 and in the future will equip the H160 as well as... Read more

Airbus spotlights latest rotorcraft technologies at Rotorcraft Asia

Airbus spotlights latest rotorcraft technologies at Rotorcraft Asia

18-Apr-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters will showcase its comprehensive range of rotary wing products and technologies at next week’s Rotorcraft Asia.  The inaugural tradeshow dedicated to the growing Asia Pacific helicopter market, will take place at Singapore’s Changi Exhibition Centre from 18 to 20 April 2017. Taking centre stage as the largest exhibitor at this regional event, Airbus... Read more

New FlyScan service to help customers analyse helicopter HUMS data

New FlyScan service to help customers analyse helicopter HUMS data

9-Mar-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

The smart analysis of helicopter data has become an essential part of customer business operations today. The Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) – a fixture on many Airbus helicopter platforms and enriched by Helionix – generates a particularly rich amount of useful data that Airbus is now leveraging for the benefit of its customers.... Read more

STAT MedEvac to be first US air medical team to operate Helionix-equipped H135s

STAT MedEvac to be first US air medical team to operate Helionix-equipped H135s

8-Mar-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

STAT MedEvac will soon be the first air medical transport service in North America to operate Airbus H135 helicopters equipped with Helionix, an innovative and powerful avionics system. The Pennsylvania-based critical care transport team has placed orders with Airbus Helicopters Inc. for three new H135s to replace older aircraft in its fleet, with delivery scheduled... Read more

Airbus Helicopters showcases H135, H145, H130 Helionix at Heli-Expo

Airbus Helicopters showcases H135, H145, H130 Helionix at Heli-Expo

3-Mar-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters will be highlighting its wide range of products and services at this year’s Heli-Expo, 7- 9 March at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, with a lineup of three of its best-selling aircraft, including the H130 in a VIP configuration; the H145 in a public services configuration and the recently... Read more

ADAC expect H145 Level D Full Flight Simulator certifciation in March

ADAC expect H145 Level D Full Flight Simulator certifciation in March

13-Feb-2017Source: HEMS Academy

ADAC Luftrettung decided, as many other operators in EMS, Law Enforcement, Aerial work and Business and Commercial aviation for the new member of the BK117 family – the H145. The H145 includes enhancements like the Helionix® avionics suite and 4-axis autopilot; increased performance through the Arriel 2E engines; an anti-torque system with the latest version... Read more

Japanese Police orders two H135s

Japanese Police orders two H135s

12-Jan-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

The National Police Agency of Japan has placed an order for two H135 light-twin helicopters, making it the first in Japan to operate the Helionix-equipped helicopters, when these are delivered in 2019. The H135 will be deployed by the Wakayama Prefectural Police and the Kumamoto Prefectural Police for law enforcement missions. At the same time,... Read more

H135 receives EASA certification for Helionix

H135 receives EASA certification for Helionix

22-Nov-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

The light-twin helicopter H135 received the type certificate by the European Aviation Safety Agency for its new Helionix cockpit. The avionics system designed by Airbus Helicopters offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. Helionix is a family concept with standardised features and is already available on the H175 and H145. Axel Humpert, Head of H135... Read more

Airbus ready for first EC175 delivery on December 11

Airbus ready for first EC175 delivery on December 11

2-Dec-2014Source: Airbus

The delivery of the first EC175 is less than two weeks away, with Belgian operator Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) to become the first customer to receive the next-generation medium-sized helicopter on December 11. Committed to delivering a mature helicopter, Airbus Helicopters has already put in place a broad range of support and services for the... Read more

Helionix – the Future of Avionics, by Eurocopter

Helionix – the Future of Avionics, by Eurocopter

8-Mar-2013Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter continues to lead the way in terms of innovation by coming up with the most high-tech and advanced solutions for its customers. A shining example of this commitment to innovative design comes in the form of Helionix, the latest-generation avionics suite designed specifically by Eurocopter. Helionix, which will come standard on the EC175 and... Read more

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