North America

First H145 Full Flight Simulator in North America inaugurated in Texas

First H145 Full Flight Simulator in North America inaugurated in Texas

11-May-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

The Helisim Simulation Center, located inside the Airbus Helicopters Inc. facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, has inaugurated a new Thales Reality H full-motion flight simulator, the first of its kind in the region. Helisim LLC, a subsidiary of Helisim SAS, has already invested $22 million for the new simulation center. The H145 simulator will offer... Read more

Airbus leads commercial market again in 2019

Airbus leads commercial market again in 2019

4-Mar-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters North America maintained its position as the leading provider of helicopters in the region in 2019, completing 61 deliveries to its growing customer base for a market share of 64%. The company also took in 66 gross orders in the U.S. and Canada. Key deliveries include the first U.S. produced EC145e to Metro... Read more

David MacNeil becomes first private customer in North America to upgrade to new H145

David MacNeil becomes first private customer in North America to upgrade to new H145

12-Mar-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Chicago-based customer David MacNeil is the first business and private aviation customer in North America to choose the new 5-bladed H145, announced at the Heli-Expo trade show. The new version of Airbus’ best-selling H145 increases the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg (330lbs) while delivering new levels of comfort, simplicity and connectivity. “As... Read more

Airbus increases orders and market share in 2018

Airbus increases orders and market share in 2018

7-Mar-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters North America delivered 57 rotorcraft and logged gross bookings for 75 helicopters (net: 71) in 2018 (up from 70 gross orders in 2017), reaffirming its North American civil & parapublic market lead with a market share of 72%. Notable orders from 2018 include the first installment of a 21-helicopter contract with Air Medical... Read more

Airbus and Helisim break ground on new Texas training centre

Airbus and Helisim break ground on new Texas training centre

7-Feb-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Inc. and Helisim broke ground Tuesday on a new, state-of-the-art helicopter pilot and maintenance crew training center in Grand Prairie, Texas. With an initial investment of $40 million, the Helisim Simulation Center will provide introductory and recurrent training to thousands of pilot personnel each year. The first stage of the new facility is... Read more

Airbus rings in 2019 with milestone anniversaries

Airbus rings in 2019 with milestone anniversaries

31-Jan-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters North America is celebrating two milestone anniversaries of operations this year. Airbus Helicopters, Inc., based in Grand Prairie, Texas, is celebrating 50 years of sales and support for U.S. helicopter operators, while Airbus Helicopters Canada Ltd., located in Fort Erie, Ontario, is marking its 35-year milestone. “For 50 years, our customers and the... Read more

Airbus reinforces air medical market leadership

Airbus reinforces air medical market leadership

26-Oct-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters is expanding its presence in the North American emergency medical services (EMS) market with the sale of six helicopters for two customers at the 2018 Air Medical Transport Conference, which took place in Phoenix, AZ from October 22-24.   “Airbus Helicopters has been supporting the air medical market in North America since its... Read more

Airbus delivers law enforcement H125s in North America faster than one per month

Airbus delivers law enforcement H125s in North America faster than one per month

11-Jul-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Inc. will be exhibiting its role as the North American market leader for new law enforcement helicopters at the Airborne Public Safety Association Conference (APSCON) Expo July 11-13, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. at Booth #809. An H125, the best-selling, high-performance helicopter for airborne law enforcement, owned by Seminole County... Read more

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