27 October 2016
German Armed Forces reach 90,000 flight hours with H135 training helicopter
The H135 training helicopter fleet at the International Helicopter Training Center of the Bundeswehr in Bückeburg, Germany has reached the milestone of 90,000 flight hours with more than 90 percent availability.Read more
24 October 2016
Airbus Helicopters volunteers inspire future generation at Institut Louis Germain summer school
The Institut Louis Germain offers extra-curricular tutoring to promising students from disadvantaged areas, who wish to seek educational opportunities beyond what is offered at their regular schools. In collaboration with Airbus Helicopters volunteers, this “summer campus” is giving a step up to future generations of bright minds.
21 October 2016
Airbus Helicopters awards best suppliers in second awards ceremony
Airbus Helicopters held its second Supplier Awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 11 during Helitech International in Amsterdam, The Netherlands to recognize 16 of its suppliers who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to supporting Airbus Helicopters’ quest for competitiveness.Read more
18 October 2016
Airbus helicopters achieve 98 percent availability during 2016 Rio Olympic Games
The results of a survey conducted by Helibras with the operators of around 90 Airbus helicopters deployed during the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics showed that the fleet achieved 98% availability. The aircraft were used for security, defence, and as camera platforms.
17 October 2016
VIDEO: On the job with Beijing 999, China’s H135 EMS launch customer
In 2014, the H135 became the first emergency medical service helicopter to ever operate in China. The helicopter’s launch customer, Beijing 999, who today owns two H135s, shares its experience performing medical missions in a country whose EMS network is just emerging thanks to the opening up of low-altitude airspace in China.Read more
14 October 2016
VIDEO: H135 flying the line with Western Power Distribution
Western Power Distribution (WPD) in the United Kingdom owns power lines which supply electricity to 7.8 million customers over an area of 55,500 sq. km. Watch and read about their demanding work.Read more
13 October 2016
Q&A: The Ecureuil family has achieved 30 million flight hours. Here's how it happened.
At the end of August 2016, Airbus Helicopters’ Ecureuil fleet reached the impressive milestone of 30 million flight hours. To learn more about the longevity of a fleet that represents 42 percent of Airbus Helicopters’ in service aircraft, we spoke to Mathilde Royer-Germain, Vice President of Light Helicopters Programme.Read more
13 October 2016
Airbus Helicopters makes breakthroughs in the Baltic States
Airbus Helicopters sells first H125 to Latvia, with delivery scheduled for spring 2017, and delivers first H130 to Estonia.
11 October 2016
VIDEO: The H135 celebrates 20 years of flight
In 2016, Airbus Helicopters’ H135 light twin-engine helicopter celebrated its 20th anniversary. This video follows this helicopter success story from its conception to its future.Read more
10 October 2016
Airbus Helicopters to show new services and tools at 2016 Helitech International exhibition
Airbus Helicopters will be participating at this year’s Helitech International exhibition in Amsterdam from October 11 to 13 surrounded by highlights from its product and service range, along with a few new tools that further the company’s priorities of providing the highest levels of customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and competitiveness to its customers.Read more