Tag Archives: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters: Philippines first to order ACH160 in Southeast Asia and Pacific region

MANILA, Philippines, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters launches ACH160 model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region with an order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines. The helicopter will be used for private and business flights within … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters receives order of seven H145 helicopters from the Bundeswehr

Donauwörth, Germany, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will … Read the full press release

SB Havacılık A.Ş. appointed new distributor and Service Center in Turkey for Airbus Helicopters

ISTANBUL, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has appointed SB Havacılık A.Ş. (SBAIR) as its new distributor and Service Center in Turkey. The Istanbul based company will represent the European manufacturer in Turkey and promote its civil product line. SBAIR … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: Babcock to purchase a fleet of H160s for EMS missions starting in Europe

Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Babcock is set to become the global launch customer for the H160 after signing a five year frame agreement for the purchase of a fleet of H160s. The fleet of H160s is … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to deliver four ACH160s to the North American market for an undisclosed customer

Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for four ACH160s with an undisclosed, North American customer.  The launch customer, a major US business entity with extensive experience in corporate aviation, has opted for … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics system surpassed 100.000 flight hours milestone since launch

Airbus Helicopters’ digital avionics suite now operational on H135, H145 and H175, coming up on H160. Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — , Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters presents three-tiered connected services at HAI Heli-Expo 2018

TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This new addition to the HCare service offer is comprised of a suite of software and applications that works in concert with operational flight and aircraft data to give operators a global view of their fleet’s … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters receives EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly for its H175 super medium helicopter

LONDON, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has received EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly (Rig Integrated GPS approaches with eNhanced Flyability and safetY) for its H175 super medium helicopter. Already certified for the H225, this avionics upgrade enhances the H175’s … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters and NHV: Together we have made the H175 a benchmark for offshore transport

Marignane, France, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years since the introduction of the H175 to the North Sea and strengthen their partnership to keep setting standards for offshore transport operations with super medium helicopters. NHV was … Read the full press release

Fishtail Air signs with Airbus Helicopters to cover a fleet of 2 H125 helicopters for 5 years under the HCare service offer

TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017, Fishtail Air signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to cover a fleet of 2 H125 helicopters for 5 years under the manufacturer’s HCare service offer. The contract stipulates support for both scheduled and … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters strengthens its position in China’s helicopter market with the delivery of 100th Ecureuil family helicopter to CMIG Leasing

The Ecureuil family becomes the first helicopter fleet with 100 aircraft operating in China’s civil and para-public market The H125 will be deployed for power line surveillance, geographic surveys and aerial videography missions Beijing, China, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CMIG Leasing … Read the full press release

German NH90 Sea Lion naval helicopter took off on its maiden flight at Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth

Donauwörth, Germany, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday, the NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter took off on its on-schedule maiden flight at Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth. Wolfgang Schoder, CEO of Airbus Helicopters Deutschland; Ralph Herzog, Director in the Federal Office … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to present at MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce, Poland from 6-9 September 2016

Arrival of H225M Caracal from the French Army in flight to Kielce, Poland for MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition 2016 Airbus Helicopters to showcase H225M Caracal, Tiger HAD and H145M for the first time Presence in line with Airbus Group’s … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters launches the commercialisation of its H160

Airbus Helicopters ready to sign letters of intent for the H160 Development, industrialization and customer support on track for 2018 entry into service Louisville, Kentucky, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After its worldwide debut at Heli-Expo in 2015, Airbus Helicopters is now … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters’ H215 to embark on US-wide demo tour following its appearance at the 2016 Heli Expo international trade show

H215 to fly across USA during three-week demo tour Customers to experience first-hand the latest helicopter to join the “H” family Last stop of tour at the Aerial Firefighting International in Sacramento, CA Louisville, Kentucky, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters’ … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: NHV’s H175 fleet reached 3,000 flight hours demonstrating the aircraft’s reliability in oil and gas offshore transportation

Now in operation with NHV Group in Den Helder and Aberdeen, with more than 3.000 flight hours since December 2014 First VIP aircraft to be delivered this year; Public Services version on track for 2017 delivery Virtual reality experience available … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters announces management changes

Ben Bridge appointed new Executive Vice President Global Business Matthieu Louvot joins Executive Committee as Executive Vice President Customer Support & Services Dominique Maudet joins Airbus Group as Head of Strategic Defence Relations Marignane, France, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ben Bridge … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters receives EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly automatic rig approach for offshore operations

New Rig’N Fly mode increases safety and mission success for offshore helicopter operations Fully automatic approach up to go-around decision and final rig landing assistance Simple, safe and accurate for less pilot workload, more envelope protection and precise operations Marignane, … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters delivers the first H145 Mercedes Benz Style to Körfez Aviation in Turkey

This is the first helicopter of this model to be operated in Turkey. A second H145 Mercedes Benz will follow in March 2016. Marignane, France, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first H145 Mercedes Benz Style to … Read the full press release

Pacific Helicopters in Papua New Guinea received the first of three H145 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters

H145s to be multi-tasked across Pacific Helicopters’ operations. The sale is the largest H145 campaign to date in the region and provides PNG with the latest rotorcraft. Goroka, Papua New Guinea, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marking a milestone for both Pacific … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters, DGA, French Navy mark the handover of the 15th NH90 NFH multimission naval helicopter

Marignane, France, 25-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters, the French Defense procurement agency (DGA – Direction générale de l’armement) and the French Navy today marked the handover of the 15th NH90 NFH multimission naval helicopter, the first to be delivered … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role H130 rotorcraft configured for aerial work delivered to Switzerland’s Air Zermatt

Equipment includes a new cargo sling system with a 1,500kg hook capacity H130 rotorcraft provides exceptional capabilities for aerial work and heavy-lift operations TOULOUSE, 23-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role H130 rotorcraft will soon accomplish additional duties as the first … Read the full press release

Airbus Group Australia Pacific Director Dr Jens Goennemann: We are delighted to see the arrival of the first H145 helicopter in Australia Pacific region

Auckland, New Zealand, 14-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Less than twelve months after its corporate rebranding, Airbus Group Australia Pacific has delivered an advanced, multi-mission H145 helicopter. The delivery of this first H145 to the Australia Pacific region culminates a program preparing … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to join Korea Aerospace Industries in developing South Korea’s next-generation Light Civil Helicopter (LCH) and Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)

SEOUL, 17-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters will join with Korea Aerospace Industries in developing two 5-ton class rotorcraft that meet South Korea’s requirements for its next-generation Light Civil Helicopter (LCH) and Light Armed Helicopter (LAH). As the LCH and … Read the full press release

Airbus Group: The first EC135 T2+ helicopter of the Australian Defence Force for its new Helicopter Aircrew Training System successfully completed its first flight in Europe

Donauwörth, Germany, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The first EC135 T2+ helicopter in a planned fleet of modern, twin-engine, rotary-wing aircraft being acquired by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for its new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS), has successfully completed its … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters upgraded its full-flight simulator at its training center in Singapore to provide highly realistic training in both day and night search and rescue operations

SINGAPORE, 23-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The AS365 Dauphin rotorcraft full-flight simulator at Airbus Helicopters’ Singapore-based training center has been upgraded to provide highly realistic training in both day and night search and rescue (SAR) operations, offering pilots the unique capability … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to maintain, overhaul and ensure the availability of the German Army Aviation School’s fleet of EC135 training helicopters through 2022

Donauwörth, Germany, 17-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has won the support contract to maintain, overhaul and ensure the availability of the German Army Aviation School’s fleet of EC135 training helicopters. This extends the existing contract, signed in 2005, by a further … Read the full press release

The European airworthiness authority validated Airbus Helicopters’ flight training and support services in China

Marignane, France, 17-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European airworthiness authority has validated Airbus Helicopters’ flight training and support services in China, endorsing the high quality standards of these operations and their contribution to safety in one of the world’s most rapidly-growing rotorcraft … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to showcase evolved product line and diversified service offerings at Heli-Expo 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif., 25-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Heli-Expo 2014 will mark Airbus Helicopters’ first major rotorcraft industry event in its new identity, with the company showcasing an evolved product line, diversified service offerings and a strategy that reflects its core changes. … Read the full press release

Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) orders six more Airbus Helicopters EC175s

ANAHEIM, Calif., 25-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) has ordered six more Airbus Helicopters EC175s, increasing its acquisitions of the new-generation rotorcraft to 16. NHV is an EC175 launch customer, booking its first contract for 10 of the mid-sized, … Read the full press release