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Kopter SH09 displayed in new customer livery at Helitech 2018

Kopter Group is pleased to present its SH09 single-turbine helicopter on the occasion of the 2018 Helitech Exhibition in Amsterdam, to be held from 16th to 18th October. For the event, P1 (Prototype #1) will be showcased with the livery of a new customer to be discovered on the first day of the event. P1 has been restored and then wrapped, promoting the paint scheme of this customer. It will be...

Airbus Helicopters showcases EMS capabilities at Helitech2018

Show display includes EMS configured H145 and H160, Oil & Gas configured H175, Racer virtual experience and Airbus’ Skywise offer for helicopters Airbus Helicopters will highlight a wide range of products and digital services at this year’s Helitech International air show, taking place October 16-18 in Amsterdam. Special focus will be given to Emerg...

Dubai HeliShow launches excellence awards

The seventh edition of Dubai HeliShow, set to run from November 6 to 8 at the Royal Pavilion, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South, will witness the launch of helicopter aviation sector awards, with an aim to recognise the achievements and innovations shown by organisations. The two exclusive three-day conferences - titled 'Helicopter Technology and Operations' and 'Militar...

Air Ambulance receives boost from London Luton Airport and Harrods Aviation

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is to receive support from London Luton Airport (LLA) and Harrods Aviation Ltd. Harrods Aviation Ltd, a specialist private aviation operator at LLA, has agreed to waive all landing charges and handling costs if one of EHAAT’s helicopters needs to call at the airport, while London Luton Airport has agreed to supply fuel free of charge. EHAAT...

H225M soars past the 100,000 flight hour milestone

Combat-proven, robust, versatile and reliable workhorse for military missions worldwide The H225M, with 88 aircraft currently in service in six countries across the globe, has surpassed the 100,000 flight hour milestone, following its first delivery to the French Air Force in 2006. The aircraft was rapidly deployed by the French Air Force in Lebanon in 2006 where the H225M, also known as the Ca...

Bell and Garmin sign Teaming Agreement for on-demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Bell Helicopter announced a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is enabling the industry to drive solutions that will bring viable urb...

Airbus Helicopters Fully Operational as UK MFTS Aircraft Service Provider

Airbus Helicopters completion of delivery of 29 Helionix equipped H135s and three Helionix, hoist-equipped H145s earlier this year, marked the end of the delivery phase of the MFTS contract. Today, the company has completed its service provision build up and is fully embedded at RAF Shawbury and RAF Valley, supporting Ascent’s Training delivery from newly modernised facilities. On 1st Ap...

Red Arrows Support Handover to UK’s HeliGroup of First ACH135 Helionix for VIP Charter

UK operator HeliGroup has taken delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations from Airbus Corporate Helicopters at the Monaco Yacht Club during the annual yacht show in the Principality. The handover event was attended by representatives of global aviation and yachting industries and supported by the Royal Air Force Red Arrows, guests of honour&n...

Airbus Helicopters delivers the first of 100 H135s for China in Qingdao

Airbus Helicopters has delivered one H135 to Health Commission of Qingdao in China’s Shandong Province, making this helicopter the first of 100 H135s to be delivered to China per a framework agreement signed in June 2016. ​ The H135 was delivered in HEMS configuration, fully equipped with the latest medical interior, and will perform life-saving EMS missions in Qingdao and...

Philippine Coast Guard becomes Philippines’ first H145 operator for parapublic missions

Philippine Coast Guard has placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines. The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is specially equipped with high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuatio...

Doncaster welcomes the arrival of New Children's Air Ambulance

There was a special arrival at Doncaster Sheffield Airport when the national Children’s Air Ambulance charity landed at its new designated airbase from where it will launch missions to help to save young lives. The momentous occasion was attended by Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity, Mayor of Rotherham Cllr Alan Buckley and other dignitaries, as a seven-year project...

Airbus Helicopters focuses on the wind turbine growth market

Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately €9 billion. Airbus Helicopters will present its supply, maintenance and crew transport solutions at the WindEnergyexpo, which will be held in Hamburg from...