Tag Archives: helicopter

Indra: The Helicopter Simulation Center (CESIHEL) of the Aviation Academy of the Spanish Army is one of the most advanced simulation centers in Europe

CESIHEL has eight simulators of different helicopter models connected to a network, allowing training in the most complex mission scenarios. It is a reference center in Europe with such a capacity to jointly train from different sites. It is the … Read the full press release

Leonardo: Magpas Air Ambulance selects AW169 as its new generation helicopter

• Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise and operate an AW169 on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance starting from spring 2019    • This will be the ninth UK-based AW169 for air ambulance operations confirming it as the market leader … Read the full press release

Airbus showcasing products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter markets at FIDAE air show

Latest products, services to be showcased at Latin America’s leading airshow TOULOUSE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will have a major presence at the 20th FIDAE air show, showcasing the latest products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, … 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

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky team up to compete in the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) Program

DÜSSELDOFT, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) Program. Rheinmetall brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Sikorsky … Read the full press release

Airbus China appointments: Eric Chen becomes Chairman and George Xu CEO

TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica shows continued strength in all civil helicopter markets: New orders from Switzerland, Japan and Germany

•    GrandNew order by Centaurium Aviation Ltd of Switzerland will be Bern Airport’s first twin engine VIP transport •    Contract for one corporate GrandNew, delivery of two EMS aircraft and selection for two AW139 in Japan •    HeliService of Germany … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica exhibits its latest technologies and products in helicopter, aeronautics and security fields at Singapore Air Show

At Singapore Air Show, Finmeccanica will showcase its leading technologies and products in the helicopter, aeronautics and security fields Project Zero, Finmeccanica’s vision of future aircraft, on display for the first time in Asia The company has a consolidated presence … Read the full press release

Airbus Group to highlight full range of products covering the commercial aircraft, helicopter, defence and space markets at the 2016 Singapore Air Show

Major presence at Asia-Pacific’s largest Air Show Product highlights include A350 XWB, A400M aircraft and state-of-the-art helicopters TOULOUSE, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Group (stock exchange symbol: AIR) will have a major presence at this year’s Singapore Air Show, highlighting its … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica’s AgustaWestland announced that the new generation AW169 light intermediate 4.5-tonne class helicopter has entered full scale production

First aircraft now on the final assembly line at Vergiate facility in Italy • Deliveries to the first batch of customers to start in the 2nd quarter of 2015 • Comprehensive range of flight and maintenance training solutions now being … Read the full press release

Devon Air Ambulance adds second Eurocopter EC135 to its helicopter fleet doubling emergency medical airlift capabilities throughout UK

Devon Air Ambulance has added a second Eurocopter EC135 to its helicopter fleet, enhancing the service provider’s own airlift capabilities and further fostering the market presence of this rotorcraft type in medical missions throughout the United Kingdom. 04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Hundreds Mississippians attend rally at American Eurocopter facility in Columbus calling on Congress to restore funds for UH-72A Lakota helicopters

Columbus, Mississippi , 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper and U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee joined leaders of EADS North America and American Eurocopter at a rally Thursday to call on Congress to … Read the full press release

Eurocopter unveils the next-generation VIP versions of EC175 helicopters

Eurocopter today set new standards in business and private aviation by unveiling the next-generation EC175 helicopter in its Executive and VIP versions, which combine unparalleled elements of style and comfort with the largest cabin of any medium-sized twin-engine helicopter. Geneva, … Read the full press release

Eurocopter to supply EC225 and AS350 B3e helicopters to China’s State Grid General Aviation Company

China’s largest helicopter operator in the power and electricity sectors, the State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), has ordered one EC225 and two AS350 B3e rotorcraft to support the country’s electrical grid development and build the Chinese company’s business into … Read the full press release

Europe innovation: TECH800 turboshaft demonstration for future helicopter turboshaft engine

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The official celebration of the first rotation of TECH800 turboshaft demonstrator took place on Friday 26 April, in Pau (France), in the presence of Siim Kallas, Commissioner for Transport and Vice-President of the European Commission, Eric Dautriat, Executive … Read the full press release

Eurocopter’s first production Tiger helicopter in the HAD attack configuration delivered to France’s DGA armament procurement agency

Eurocopter’s first production Tiger helicopter in the HAD attack configuration was delivered to France’s DGA armament procurement agency today for operation by French Army Aviation units, providing a highly capable combat weapon system that is tailored to the world’s evolving … Read the full press release

Safran to purchase the Rolls-Royce 50% share of the joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme

Paris, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce to acquire Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. Upon closing, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) … Read the full press release

Helibras selects Safran Engineering Services to integrate the Avionics Systems modernization of Esquilo and Fennec helicopters

Itajuba (Brazil), 19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — 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 … Read the full press release

Eurocopter, Turbomeca and WZL 1 sign agreements to establish two full assembly lines for Poland’s military helicopter acquisition

Eurocopter and Turbomeca (Safran) today announced the signature of industrial cooperation agreements with Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze No. 1 (WZL-1) that include the creation of two separate full assembly lines within Poland for the EC725 Caracal helicopter and its Makila 2 … Read the full press release