03/31/2014 : “Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center orders an Airbus Helicopters EC135 for air ambulance services” - First helicopter to be fully equipped and dedicated to emergency medical services in China
03/31/2014 : With six deals locked in, FIDAE confirms Airbus Helicopters’ leading presence in Latin America - Title: With six deals locked in, FIDAE confirms Airbus Helicopters’ leading presence in Latin AmericaSantiago, Chile, 28 March 2014 New agreements announced at this week’s FIDAE 2014 air show has further underscored Airbus Helicopters’ strong presence in the Southern Cone area of Latin America, with contracts and commitments involving military, security and energy-sector customers. Building on a market leadership position that has seen its turnover double during the past four years, t...
03/25/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and China’s Avicopter sign joint production agreement for 1,000 EC175/AC352 helicopters - Airbus Helicopters and China’s Avicopter (the helicopters business unit of AVIC) today signed a joint agreement for the production of 1,000 newgeneration EC175/AC352 rotorcraft, in the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President François Holl...
03/24/2014 : Airbus Helicopters highlights its 30 years of military support in the Middle East at Doha’s DIMDEX defense exhibition - The capabilities of Airbus Helicopters‟ rotorcraft to meet land- and sea-based mission requirements of Middle East military forces will be underscored in the company‟s presence at next week‟s Doha International Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX). “With 30-plus years of partnership in the Middle East and more than 600...
03/24/2014 : Airbus Helicopters creates a shared portal for its partners - The success of Airbus Helicopters is closely linked to the quality of its collaboration with partners. Integrating partners into its industrial process makes up part of Airbus Helicopters’ strategy and contributes to the success of the objectives outlined in its transformation plan, w...
03/24/2014 : Airbus Helicopters highlights its strong footprint and adapted helicopter range in Latin America at Chile’s FIDAE Fair - For the first time in Latin America under its new branding, Airbus Helicopters will display its efficient and adapted product line-up at next week’s FIDAE International Air and Space Fair, featuring rotorcraft flown by a cross-section of Latin Amer...
03/13/2014 : Helibras begins deliveries of upgraded AS365 Panther K2 helicopters to the Brazilian Army - 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.
03/06/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers the German Army’s final upgraded Tiger support helicopter for deployment in Afghanistan - The Germany Army today received the last of 12 Tiger UHT support helicopters upgraded by Airbus Helicopters for Afghanistan missions to support ground troops, protect convoys and perform reconnaissance operations. This milestone rotorcraft – presente...
02/28/2014 : Airbus Helicopters scores 78 bookings for its new rotorcraft product line at Heli-Expo - The 78 bookings announced by Airbus Helicopters at this week’s Heli-Expo industry convention underscore the competitiveness of its product line – with acquisitions covering rotorcraft that range from the workhorse EC225 and the AS350 B2 ...
02/28/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ new AS332 C1e is ready for duty - Airbus Helicopters today unveiled the latest member of its Super Puma helicopter family: the multi-mission AS332 C1e utility workhorse version, which comes with a standardized equipment definition for more rapid production times and cost-effective acquisition prices. The u...
02/27/2014 : Airbus Helicopters highlights innovative service solutions at Heli-Expo, including five new online services - The increased scope of Airbus Helicopters’ support and services offer is being spotlighted at this week’s 2014 Heli-Expo exhibition in Anaheim, California, where the company is providing details on support for new aircraft, training and operations, helicopter upgrades, new information services and enhancements to the Keycopter® customer...
02/27/2014 : Milestone Aviation Group and SonAir initiate long-term partnership with three Airbus Helicopters' EC225s - Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, and SonAir, the largest African helicopter operator and a subsidiary of the Angolan national oil company Sonangol, announced that three of Milestone’s record order for 30 of Airbus Helicopters’ EC225e...
02/27/2014 : Airbus Helicopters launches an enhanced version of its Super Puma family: the EC225e - The new EC225e version of Airbus Helicopters’ workhorse Super Puma product line was formally launched today, offering an enhanced rotorcraft that responds to operators’ requirements for extended-range missions – particularly in support of deep-water oil and gas airlift missions.
02/27/2014 : Airbus Helicopters will locate a full-flight simulator in the U.S. and enhance its support resources for EC175 operators - Airbus Helicopters today announced its plans to provide a new level of support for the EC175 rotorcraft in North America, with a Level D full-flight simulator located in the United States as part of a commitment to operators serving the offshore oil and ...
02/27/2014 : The initial full-flight simulator for Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 is completed by Indra for service start-up this summer - Pilot training with the first Level D full-flight simulator for Airbus Helicopters’ new EC175 rotorcraft will be available from this summer, using an Indra-built system located at the Airbus Helicopters Training Services facility in Marignane, France. Its near-term availability, announced today at the Heli-Expo 2014 convention...
02/27/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue sign a cooperation agreement for delivery of SAR training - Airbus Helicopters today signed a cooperation agreement with Priority 1 Air Rescue for the delivery of search and rescue (SAR) training.
02/26/2014 : LCI orders six Airbus Helicopters EC175s; becomes an EC225e launch customer, ordering 15 - Lease Corporation International (LCI), the Libra Group’s aviation leasing arm, will acquire as many as 21 new Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft in a contract involving both the next-generation EC175 and the newly-unveiled EC225e. The total contract value is estimate...
02/26/2014 : Waypoint Leasing to acquire 12 EC225 and 25 EC145 T2 rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters - Two major Waypoint Leasing orders with Airbus Helicopters were announced today as the global helicopter lessor intends to acquire 37 EC225 and EC145 T2 rotorcraft.
02/25/2014 : NHV orders six additional EC175s from Airbus Helicopters - 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, twin-engine helicopters in 2012.
02/21/2014 : Airbus Helicopters brings a new vision, enhanced product line and innovative service solutions to Heli-Expo 2014 - 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.
02/18/2014 : Airbus Helicopters to supply seven helicopters to Spain’s Traffic Department - Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Spanish Traffic Department to supply a total of seven helicopters: four AS355 NP Ecureuils and three EC135s, with the latter aircraft to be operated by Spain’s National Police Force.
02/12/2014 : PT Dirgantara Indonesia and Airbus Helicopters to jointly develop local support and services capabilities for Indonesia - The long-established cooperation of PT Dirgantara Indonesia and Airbus Helicopters will be expanded to include support and services for the users of Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today at the Singapore Airshow.
02/11/2014 : Nepal’s Shree Airlines expands its Airbus Helicopters fleet with the delivery of a new AS350 B3e rotorcraft - Shree Airlines today received the first of five AS350 B3e rotorcraft ordered last year from Airbus Helicopters, expanding this Nepal-based operator’s capabilities for passenger transport and utility missions throughout the region.
01/30/2014 : Humanitarian aid from the sky: Airbus Helicopters’ Foundation partners with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Crisis Center - The Airbus Helicopters Corporate Foundation today expanded its humanitarian outreach, signing a high-level agreement on heliborne airlift support for French government-coordinated operations at international natural disaster sites and in other emergency situations.
01/28/2014 : Airbus Helicopters aims high with new branding and a strategic transformation - Eurocopter closed out a 20-year history of rotorcraft leadership with increased deliveries of 497 helicopters in 2013. Renamed Airbus Helicopters, the company opened 2014 with the certification of its new EC175 and the implementation of an ambitious customer-driven transformation plan.
01/17/2014 : Airbus Helicopters to Supply Six Super Puma AS332 C1e Helicopters to the Plurinational State of Bolivia - The Bolivian Air Force (FAB) has selected the latest high-power version of the Super Puma to fight drug trafficking and perform public-security and disaster-relief missions throughout the country.
01/15/2014 : Spanish Ministry of Defense Becomes the World’s Leading Operator of the Airbus Helicopters’ EC135 Helicopter for military use - Airbus Helicopters’ factory in Spain provided the setting early this week for the delivery of the two EC135 helicopters to the Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET).
01/08/2014 : Welcome on board: Airbus Helicopters takes off! - The rebranding of Eurocopter as Airbus Helicopters, effective today, marks a new era in the history of the company, which joins Airbus and Airbus Defense & Space within the new Airbus Group – the global leader in aerospace, defense and related services.
06/30/2014 : ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team set up to improve safety in civil helicopter operations - With Asia poised to be the fastest growing helicopter market in the coming years, key industry players from the ASEAN Helicopter Safety Team (AHEST) held the inaugural steering committee meeting this month to initiate actions to improve safety in civil helicopter operations in this region.
06/26/2014 : Aerial Power Lines pioneers aerial power grid services in Malaysia with Airbus Helicopters - The delivery of Airbus Helicopters‟ initial two rotorcraft to Aerial Power Lines Sdn Bhd (APL) will enable this Malaysian operator to offer competitive solutions for electrical power line construction, maintenance and surveillance – furthering the country‟s evo...
06/25/2014 : NHI delivers the 200th NH90 helicopter - NHI celebrated today the 200th NH90 helicopter delivery. The 200th NH90, a TTH (Tactical Transport Helicopter) variant, was delivered officially to Belgian Defence and will be operated from Beauvechain Air Force Base by the 1st Wing.
06/24/2014 : Airbus Helicopters highlights its strategy of innovation and cooperation with Poland - The long-term partnership between Poland and Airbus Helicopters – built on the dual strengths of cooperation and the application of innovation – will be spotlighted during the company’s participation at this week’s Balt Military Expo and Natcon Conference in Gdańsk. During Balt Military Expo 2014, the company will unveil a new cooperation with three Polish ...
06/19/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ X3 high-speed demonstrator makes its new home at France’s national Air and Space museum - After opening the frontiers of flight during a record-setting test program, Airbus Helicopters’ X3 is now ready for its place in history as this high-speed helicopter demonstrator is welcomed for display at the French national musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Air and Space museum) of Paris-Le Bourget. The X3will be exhibited in t...
06/17/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers the first EC725 produced in Brazil - 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 ...
06/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters presents defense lineup at Eurosatory 2014 - The rugged, capable and mission-ready military rotorcraft lineup from Airbus Helicopters will be displayed at next week’s Eurosatory 2014 defense exposition near Paris, France, along with a focus on the latest innovation for its product family
06/05/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers three workhorse EC225s to Milestone Aviation Group for African oil and gas operations by SonAir - The worldwide fleet of EC225s that perform heli-lift duties for oil and gas operators increased by three today with Airbus Helicopters’ triple delivery of workhorse rotorcraft acquired by Milestone Aviation Group and leased to SonAir - an African operator – which will utilize them in Angola.
06/03/2014 : Airbus Helicopters presents its latest innovation for medical emergency services operators - As the leading helicopter manufacturer in helicopter emergency medical services – with a 60 percent market share – Airbus Helicopters is introducing its evolved EC145 T2 rotorcraft in the helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) config...
05/23/2014 : Three years of successful training cooperation with Airbus Helicopters and UTair is extended with new agreement - The successful training of pilots and technical personnel on Ecureuil-family rotorcraft will be continued in a joint Airbus Helicopters and UTair effort with the signing of an agreement at this week’s HeliRussia exhibition in Moscow.
05/23/2014 : Airbus Helicopters takes the spotlight at HeliRussia and displays a Russian-operated AS350 B3 rotorcraft - As the leading supplier of foreign-made turbine-powered rotorcraft in Russia, Airbus Helicopters’ participation at this week’s HeliRussia industry show focuses on its product range and mission diversity – including the display of a single-engine AS350 B3, a best-seller that has earned its reputation with customers in Russia and ...
05/23/2014 : Airbus Helicopters to provide long-term support for EC135 rotorcraft operated by German Federal Police - Keeping the German Federal Police’s large fleet of EC135 rotorcraft mission-ready will be the responsibility of Airbus Helicopters based on a long-term maintenance, repair, and overhaul contract (MRO) signed with the NATO Support Agency NSPA at the ILA Berlin Air Show. The NATO Support Agency (NSPA) is NATO’s Integrated Logistics a...
05/21/2014 : Reliable service worldwide for over 40 years: BO105 helicopters clock up a total of 8 million flight hours - Flight-hour milestone captured by Flying Bulls helicopter BERLIN, May 21, 2014 – BO105 have been a fixture of helicopter fleets around the globe for over 40 years. They reliably carry out their missions and prove their worth day after day under tough conditions. Collectively, they have now completed a total of 8 million flight hours.“
05/21/2014 : ADAC Luftfahrt Technik and Airbus Helicopters sign parts-by-the-hour contract for EC145 T2 fleet - Service agreement worth 25 million euros over ten years BERLIN, May 21, 2014 – Today, Airbus Helicopters and ADAC Luftfahrt Technik (ALT), the maintenance arm of ADAC Luftrettung, signed a parts-by-the-hour service contract for the air rescue organization’s EC145 T2 fleet.
05/21/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and Kazakhstan: A mission-oriented partnership that meets the country’s operational heli-lift needs - Bringing mission-ready rotorcraft to Kazakhstan and building a long-term relationship with the country are to be highlighted in Airbus Helicopters’ participation at this month’s KADEX 2014 defense exposition.
05/20/2014 : Airbus Helicopters introduces more personalization to its Hermès designed EC135 aircraft - the rotorcraft market leader in business and private aviation – is bringing a EC135 T2e l’Hélicoptère par Hermès, in new colors, to Geneva, Switzerland as part of the company’s participation at the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE).
05/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 makes its North Sea debut and announces extra payload - The EC175 is Airbus Helicopters’ newest-certified rotorcraft in the 7-metric-ton class. It will demonstrate its outstanding Category A performance and its mission capabilities for the oil and gas sector during a three-nation demonstration tour starting on May 19.
05/15/2014 : Airbus Group delivers 300th on-time, on-budget UH-72A Lakota helicopter to U.S. Army - Airbus Group today delivered to the Army the service's 300th UH-72A Lakota helicopter. Every Lakota has been delivered – on time and on budget – by an American workforce that is more than 50 percent U.S. military veterans. The Lakota is manufactured at the company's Airbus Helicopters, Inc. f...
05/15/2014 : Airbus Helicopters shows strong presence with latest helicopter generation at ILA 2014 - Airbus Helicopters’ presence at the ILA Berlin Air Show reflects over four decades of helicopter manufacturing in Germany. Their exhibition features a range of brand-new models such as the EC145 T2 and EC135 T3 aircraft, as well as the NH90 NFH naval helicopter and the legendary BO105.
05/06/2014 : Airbus Helicopters partners with IAS for the first maintenance centre in Western and Central Africa to be certified by a helicopter manufacturer - A partnership agreement for the certification of the region’s first Airbus Helicopters- maintenance center was signed today with the Abidjan-based company International Aircraft Services (IAS) at the ShieldAfrica 2014 exhibition
05/06/2014 : “SonAir takes delivery of a new EC225 from Airbus Helicopters for oil and gas missions in Africa” - Airbus Helicopters’ EC225 presence in the African oil and gas heli-lift market will expand following delivery of an additional workhorse rotorcraft to SonAir, which is to deploy this long-range helicopter on operations in Angola.
04/30/2014 : Versatility and cost efficiency of Airbus Helicopters’ range displayed at ShieldAfrica 2014 - With more than 670 of its rotorcraft operating across the African continent, Airbus Helicopters’ presence at next week’s ShieldAfrica exhibition will spotlight the role of its product line in serving this evolving market’s varied missions. “The designed-in versatility of our aircraft is demonstrated daily in Africa, where they are deployed on demanding missio...
04/29/2014 : Airbus Helicopters completes deliveries of EC135s to Turkey’s THK Gökçen Aviation for emergency medical services - Critical-care airlift services from Turkey’s THK Gökçen Aviation are now at their full-up capability following completion of Airbus Helicopters’ delivery of EC135 to this commercial arm of the Turkish Aeronautical Association. Handover of the milestone EC135 oc...
04/22/2014 : EASA certifies Airbus Helicopters’ EC225 gear shaft redesign - The redesigned vertical bevel gear shaft for Airbus Helicopters’ EC225 has been certified, enabling its production and installation on all rotorcraft of this type in operation globally, as well as those being produced.
04/17/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ new EC145 T2 is certified: Deliveries of mission-ready rotorcraft to begin in the third quarter - The newest member of Airbus Helicopters’ proven EC145 rotorcraft family – the EC145 T2 – has been certified, clearing the way for customer deliveries beginning in the third quarter of this year.
04/14/2014 : Airbus Helicopters launches Japan’s first helicopter full flight simulator - Airbus Helicopters Japan today inaugurated Japan’s first full flight simulator (FFS) for helicopters, with this high-fidelity training system now ready for service at its facilities located in the Kobe Airport vicinity.
04/04/2014 : Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s fully-owned Airbus Helicopters EC135 T2e enters service - One of the United Kingdom’s busiest medical airlift providers – Midlands Air Ambulance Charity – has put its newest rotorcraft in operation: an Airbus Helicopters EC135 T2e, becoming the first fully-owned fleet member for this regional charity organisation.
09/24/2014 : Royal Thai Police receives its first search & rescue configured Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+ - In a ceremony held yesterday at the Thai Police Aviation Division, the Royal Thai Police (RTP) received its first of two Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+ that were ordered between 2012 and 2013
09/12/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and GFC Construction Begin Work on the Marignane Development Center - Airbus Helicopters and GFC Construction, the subsidiary of Bouygues Construction in southeastern France, today began work on the Marignane Development Center at the helicopter manufacturer’s main site in Marignane, Bouches du Rhône.
09/03/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and Romania sign memorandum of understanding to build on four decades of successes - The Government of Romania and Airbus Helicopters have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a ceremony at the Victoria Palace in Victory Square, the headquarters of the Romanian Government.Present for the signing were Romanian Prime Minister Victor Viorel Ponta; Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs Gabriel Oprea; Minister of ...
09/03/2014 : Airbus Helicopters shows combat-proven capabilities of its rotorcraft for Poland and expands the company’s in-country cooperation - Airbus Helicopters’ high-profile presence at MSPO Expo this week is focused on demonstrating the capabilities of the company’s Tiger HAD attack helicopter and multi-mission EC725 Caracal that perfectly respond to the Polish military’s operational requirements
08/29/2014 : Airbus Group open for business at MSPO - - Major presence at Poland's prestigious defence show - Products on display tailored to Poland's requirements, including two frontline battlefield helicopters: the combat-proven EC725 Caracal and the Tiger HAD attack helicopter...
07/31/2014 : Airbus Helicopters starts delivery of EC145 T2 with DRF Luftrettung - The handover of the first EC145 T2 to DRF Luftrettung marks yet another milestone for Airbus Helicopters in the successful program for the BK117/EC145 family.
07/28/2014 : Airbus Helicopters wins tender for two medical helicopters in Russia - Airbus Helicopters wins tender for two medical helicopters in RussiaTwo specially-equipped EC145 helicopters will be delivered for air ambulance service operations in Moscow according to terms of the state tender for the contract...
07/22/2014 : Derazona Helicopters buys its first rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters: a multi-role AS350 B3e - Airbus Helicopters has increased its global customer base with the first order from Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia, which is acquiring a fully-equipped AS350 B3e for utility missions.
07/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters to design new compound rotorcraft demonstrator in the frame of Clean Sky 2 program - The design of a large-scale compound rotorcraft demonstrator dubbed LifeRCraft (Low Impact Fast & Efficient RotorCraft) will be led by Airbus Helicopters in the framework of Europe’s Clean Sky 2 Joint Technology Initiative, which was formally launched last week at Brussels.
07/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ EC135 T3/P3 takes on the Alps - The enhanced EC135 T3/P3 version of Airbus Helicopters’ EC135 twin-engine rotorcraft demonstrated its improved performance – especially in high-and-hot operating conditions – during a three-day demonstration event in the Italian Dolomites.
07/15/2014 : Airbus Helicopters marks 40 years as a training partner for British military pilots - The important role of Airbus Helicopters in the ab-initio training of British military rotorcraft pilots is being marked by Airbus Helicopters during this week’s Farnborough Airshow.
07/15/2014 : Airbus Helicopters celebrates 40 years as the all-in-one solution for UK helicopter industry - Airbus Helicopters UK is celebrating 40 years of operations in the United Kingdom, supporting its rotorcraft industry as a vital element of the economy, security and infrastructure.
07/11/2014 : Durable market presence and innovation are Airbus Helicopters’ focus at Farnborough 2014 - Airbus Helicopters’ Farnborough International Airshow participation will emphasize the company’s long-standing commitment to the U.K.’s civil and military markets through its diversified helicopter product line, along with the company’s innovation for further improvements in rotorcraft performance, efficiency and reliability.
07/10/2014 : Airbus Helicopters UK welcomes Colin James as new Managing Director to lead its UK rotorcraft business - Airbus Helicopters UK Ltd. has appointed Colin James as Managing Director, effective first of August.
07/07/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 full-flight simulator is ready for service - The first Level D full-flight simulator for Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 rotorcraft has received airworthiness certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling launch pilots to be trained with this high-fidelity system.
07/07/2014 : Airbus Helicopters signs 123 rotorcraft over five years with three general aviation operators in China - On the occasion of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s state visit in Beijing where she met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Airbus Helicopters signs a record 123 civil helicopters with three customers from various Chinese provinces today.
12/18/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers the first NH90 and the first two HAD-E Tigers to the Spanish Ministry of Defense - Airbus Helicopters has completed official delivery of the first two Tiger helicopters in the new HAD-E version and the first NH90 GSPA tactical transport helicopter destined for the Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET).
12/17/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers an EC135 to the Spanish National Police Force and the first AS355 NP for the Spanish Road Transport Authority - Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first AS355 NP Ecureuil to the Spanish Road Transport Authority (DGT) and the first EC135 to the country’s National Police Force under the contract signed in February of this year with the DGT.
12/15/2014 : Airbus Helicopters to Continue Providing Full Service Support for Bundeswehr’s EC135 Training Helicopters - 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 seven years.
12/15/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ China-based training and support activities receive EASA airworthiness approval - 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 markets.
12/12/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers the 2nd Super Puma AS332 C1e to the Bolivian Air Force - Airbus Helicopters has delivered the 2nd Super Puma AS332 C1e to the Bolivian Air Force (FAB). At the end of 2013, the FAB purchased six of these light-medium helicopters to fight drug trafficking and perform civil security and public service missions throughout the country.
12/12/2014 : Germany’s Landespolizei Nordrhein-Westfalen selects the world’s most modern police rotorcraft: Airbus Helicopters’ EC145 T2 - Six EC145 T2 rotorcraft have been ordered by Germany’s Landespolizei Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia Police Force), becoming the latest law enforcement customer for this enhanced member of Airbus Helicopters’ twin-engine EC145 family.
12/11/2014 : Ready for service: Airbus Helicopters delivers the first new-generation EC175 rotorcraft - A double-handover ceremony today marked Airbus Helicopters’ first deliveries of its new-generation EC175, with two of these 7-metric-ton category rotorcraft provided to NHV for oil and gas missions in the North Sea.
12/11/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers first Tiger HAD Block 2 attack helicopters to the French Army - The French Army’s Tiger combat helicopter fleet expanded yesterday with Airbus Helicopters’ delivery of the first two attack helicopters in the HAD Block 2 version, following its qualification by the French General Directorate for Armament on November 21...
12/10/2014 : Focus on safety: Airbus Helicopters develops with helicopter operators the rotorcraft industry’s first Flight Crew Operating Manual - Airbus Helicopters is working together with Helicopter Operators to develop a Flight Crew Operating Manual (FCOM) for EC225 aircraft that are utilized for oil and gas missions, marking the first such source document created in the rotor...
12/09/2014 : Airbus Helicopters' first enhanced EC135 T3/P3 enters service with Aiut Alpin Dolomites in high-altitude rescue operations - The world’s newest light-weight twin-engine rotorcraft is now in service with the operational start-up of Airbus Helicopters’ upgraded EC135 T3/P3 of Aiut Alpin Dolomites – a northern Italy-based Alpine mountain rescue service.
12/05/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers three TH-135 training helicopters to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - Airbus Helicopters Japan has successfully handed over three TH-135 training helicopters to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). The three aircraft delivered between October and December are the JMSDF’s 11th, 12th and 13th units.
12/03/2014 : Airbus Helicopters appoints Yves Barillé as Vice President of Corporate Communications - Yves Barillé has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters' Vice President of Corporate Communications.
12/02/2014 : 50,000 trainees in 50 years: Airbus Helicopters Training Services reaffirms its commitment to safety - Airbus Helicopters Training Services (AHTS) has completed the instruction of its 50,000th trainee, marking a new achievement for this wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters.
11/27/2014 : Successful First Flight of Airbus Helicopters' EC645 T2 - Airbus Helicopters’ newest lightweight military multi-role helicopter, the EC645 T2 (LUH SOF), has successfully completed its first flight.
11/17/2014 : Airbus Helicopters welcomes approval of new aircrew training system EC135 T2+ helicopter the “ideal training platform” for new Army, Navy pilots - Airbus Helicopters has welcomed the Australian Government’s formal approval of a new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
11/13/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers the fifth EC145 to Peru's National Police - Peru’s Ministry of the Interior has now added the final EC145 helicopter to the modernized fleet of the National Police of Peru (PNP). The formal handover at the Police Aviation Unit facilities in El Callao was attended by both Peruvian and French officials, including Peru’s interior minister Daniel Urresti and Daniel Leimbacher, chief of the Central Air Command of the French Gendarmerie,...
11/06/2014 : Airbus Helicopters hands over Indonesia's first EC725 for combat search and rescue missions - Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first of six EC725 rotorcraft acquired by Indonesia for combat search and rescue (CSAR) missions. Present at Airbus Helicopters’ Marignane, France facility to accept the aircraft included members of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence, the Indonesian Air Force, as well as PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI).
11/06/2014 : Indonesian Army receives the first of 12 Airbus Helicopters light attack Ecureuil/Fennec family rotorcraft - The Indonesian Army has taken delivery of an Airbus Helicopters lightweight rotorcraft, the first in a fleet of 12 which will provide this military service with advanced capabilities in attack missions. Comprising six single-engine and six twin-engine versions, the helicopters are to be supplied through 2016.
11/05/2014 : Indo Defence 2014: Indonesia acquires 11 Airbus Helicopters AS565 MBe Panther rotorcraft to enhance its anti-submarine warfare capabilities - The mission capabilities and cost effectiveness of Airbus Helicopters’ AS565 MBe Panther has been further validated by Indonesia’s order for 11 rotorcraft to be used in naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions.
11/04/2014 : Indo Defence 2014: Airbus Helicopters' successful cooperation with Indonesia delivers benefits to the military, parapublic operators and industry - The highly fruitful Airbus Helicopters relationship with Indonesia takes center stage at Indo Defence 2014, where this long-term cooperation’s advantages for Indonesian military services, parapublic operators and industry will be highlighted at the exposition in Jakarta.
10/22/2014 : The Royal Thai Navy and Air Force acquire five EC645 T2 and two EC725 rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters - The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725.
10/22/2014 : Bringing power to Italy: Terna receives two Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e rotorcraft to support the country’s electrical grid - Italian electrical transmission grid operator Terna has taken delivery of two Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e rotorcraft to perform surveillance and maintenance support for power lines that deliver electricity throughout the country.
10/21/2014 : Airbus Helicopters’ EC135 T3 Receives EASA Certification - The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified the new EC135 T3 by Airbus Helicopters, completing a new and important chapter in the development history of the EC135.
10/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue bring their training cooperation to Helitech International - The teaming of Airbus Helicopters and Priority 1 Air Rescue for search and rescue (SAR) mission training is being highlighted by the two companies’ joint presence at the Helitech International exposition and conference in Amsterdam.
10/16/2014 : Airbus Helicopters launches new service offers to secure repair lead times - To better serve customers and deliver Airbus Helicopters’ best support and services offering, the company has launched a comprehensive improvement effort that is yielding visible results for customers.
10/16/2014 : Successful implementation of the new redesigned shaft on first EC225s/EC725s - Airbus Helicopters is working alongside operators of its EC225 and EC725 aircraft to implement the final step of its proven solution: ...
10/15/2014 : Avincis finalizes order for two EC135 T3s with Airbus Helicopters - Airbus Helicopters is proud to build on its partnership with Avincis, a Babcock International Group company, with an order for two latest-generation EC135 T3s for emergency medical service (EMS) operations. “Air ambulances save lives every day.
10/14/2014 : Recognizing innovation & responsive customer services: Airbus Helicopters receives the Outstanding Supplier Award from Erikson Helicopters - Exceptional customer support provided by Airbus Helicopters – along with Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) and Vector Aerospace – has been recognized with Erickson Helicopters’ Outstanding Supplier Award 2014.
10/10/2014 : Airbus Helicopters' focus on continuous improvement comes to Helitech International - Airbus Helicopters’ commitment to the enhancement of its product line, the improvement of its services portfolio and the continuous increase of customer satisfaction will be highlighted during this month‘s Helitech International exposition and conference.
10/09/2014 : Airbus Helicopters delivers China's first fully-equipped air ambulance - A new era in Chinese air ambulance operations began today with Airbus Helicopters’ delivery of a twin-engine EC135 as the first rotorcraft outfitted for dedicated helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) missions in the country.