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Helicopters 2017 orders & deliveries  

Helicopters 2017 orders & deliveries

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First Tiger HAD retrofit delivered to the French Army Aviation  

First Tiger HAD retrofit delivered to the French Army Aviation

The first of 36 retrofits ordered by the French Ministry of Defence

Iron Bird Power On: CityAirbus reaches next milestone  

Iron Bird Power On: CityAirbus reaches next milestone

Latest helicopters news

Stronger and leaner Airbus Helicopters displays solid commercial performance in 2017

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Technology breakthrough: Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters responsible for building the first demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

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New top management appointed at Airbus China

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Airbus Helicopters and UK Ministry of Defence sign Follow-on Support Arrangement for RAF Puma Mk2

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First Tiger HAD retrofit delivered to the French Army Aviation

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Iron Bird Power On: CityAirbus reaches next milestone

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Helicopter photos and infographics

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19 January 2018

Airbus Helicopters Results 2017

Airbus Helicopters Results 2017

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15 December 2017

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Global offshore service provider Babcock International has taken delivery of two H175s. Babcock’s aircraft are the first H175s to be introduced into the southern hemisphere and will be based in Dili, Timor Leste. The new aircraft will be used to transport personnel and provide search and rescue and medevac support in the Timor Sea.

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15 December 2017

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Global offshore service provider Babcock International has taken delivery of two H175s. Babcock’s aircraft are the first H175s to be introduced into the southern hemisphere and will be based in Dili, Timor Leste. The new aircraft will be used to transport personnel and provide search and rescue and medevac support in the Timor Sea.

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15 December 2017

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Global offshore service provider Babcock International has taken delivery of two H175s. Babcock’s aircraft are the first H175s to be introduced into the southern hemisphere and will be based in Dili, Timor Leste. The new aircraft will be used to transport personnel and provide search and rescue and medevac support in the Timor Sea.

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15 December 2017

H160: Breakthrough design for game-changing value

The H160 opens a new chapter in the history of Airbus. Joining the helicopter product range between the H145 and the H175, this innovative medium helicopter becomes the first member of the H generation.

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13 December 2017

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An employee works on the H160 blade cast at Airbus’ new Paris-Le Bourget blade production site

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13 December 2017

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An employee repairs a helicopter blade at Airbus’ new Paris-Le Bourget blade production site

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12 December 2017

The H175

The 7-tonne class H175 (formerly known as the EC175) was developed by Airbus as its new-generation medium-sized rotorcraft, certified in accordance with the latest and most demanding regulatory requirements.

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H160’s third prototype gets its carbon design livery Airbus Helicopters / Thierry Rostang
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12 December 2017

H160’s third prototype gets its carbon design livery

The third H160 prototype has received a fresh coat of paint and now features a striking “carbon” livery designed as a nod to the Airbus A350 XWB MSN2 flight-test aircraft.

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04 December 2017

Ground Attack

Armament qualified for H215M attack missions include pod-mounted 20 mm cannons, 68 mm rocket launchers and side-mounted rapid-fire machine guns.

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04 December 2017

Airbus Helicopters Training Map March 2017

Deploying training capabilities worldwide

LUN 2039 Airbus Helicopters / José Da Silva
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01 December 2017

LUN 2039

Élisabeth Borne, French Minister of Transport, with Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, touring the Paris-Le Bourget blades production site following the opening ceremony on Friday 1 December.

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30 November 2017

An aerial view of Airbus Helicopters' plant in Albacete, Spain

Albacete to produce rear fuselages for the entire range of Airbus helicopters

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29 November 2017

HCare Connected Services

HCare connected services goes digital.

NH90-NGEN002_Sea_Lion © Airbus Helicopters / Christian KELLER
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28 November 2017

NH90-NGEN002_Sea_Lion

The second prototype of the NH90 Sea Lion commissioned by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr) lifted off from the Donauwörth site for its maiden flight on 24 November 2017.

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23 November 2017

H135M

The H135M is the enhanced military version of Airbus’ three-tonne-class EC135 twin-engine rotorcraft

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23 November 2017

H125M: Discreet on the battlefield

Able to fly discreetly in the battlefield with a small silhouette, the H125M has a reduced radar signature through the use of composite materials and infrared-reflective paint.

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23 November 2017

AS565 MBe

The AS565 MBe naval version of Airbus’ Panther family of helicopters is an all-weather, multi-role medium rotorcraft, designed for operation from ship decks, offshore locations and land-based sites.

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23 November 2017

AS565

The AS565 MBe is powered by two Safran Arriel 2N turboshaft engines for reliable performance in high and hot conditions. It features modern cockpit avionics that include an automatic flight control system (AFCS) and flight management system.

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06 December 2017

AS565 MBe Infographic

The Naval Utility helicopter

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10 October 2017

Infographic H225M

Designed for the most demanding missions

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13 June 2017

Racer Clean Sky2

Airbus Helicopters is one of the participants in the European Clean Sky 2 Programme, developing – with extensive European partnership – a demonstrator for a high-speed rotorcraft known as Racer.

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07 June 2017

Welcome to our future

Discover what the future holds at Airbus

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07 June 2017

Law enforcement

For the full complement of airborne law enforcement missions – including those performed with city, state or highway police; carried out by customs, border patrol, and coast guard units; and implemented by drug enforcement, SWAT or search teams – Airbus provides the helicopters, capability and special equipment to get the job done – no matter how complex the task.

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16 May 2017

H225 infographic

Going the distance for oil & gas and SAR operators worldwide, the H225 is a dependable and capable part of the customer’s team.

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18 April 2017

H135 military training infographic

Airbus Helicopters: the world's military training helicopter of choice

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18 April 2017

H125 Infographic

Make more value out of your H125.

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18 April 2017

H215 Infographic

Airbus’ mission-proven H215 – available in 2 different versions to meet customer requirements – is characterised by its rugged design, excellent payload lift performance, cost efficiency and demonstrated ability to operate in the world’s most austere environments.

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31 March 2017

SAR Infographic

Search and rescue agencies around the world count on the reliability, performance and efficiency of Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft for their critical missions. On call every day, Airbus Helicopters’ light, medium and medium-heavy rotorcraft are ready for search and rescue duties.

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31 March 2017

Emergency medical services (EMS) infographic

When immediate emergency assistance is needed, helicopters are irreplaceable. Airbus offers a range of rotorcraft recognized for speed and reliability, large EMS cabins, low vibration levels, excellent maneuverability, the ability to land anywhere, and low operating costs.

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13 March 2017

H175 Infographic

The H175 is setting new standards of safety and comfort and is the most competitive in its class.

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06 March 2017

H130 infographic

From major tourist destinations to the busy airspace over cities, the single-engine H130 (previously known as the EC130 T2) is in widespread use with sightseeing services, charter operators, and law enforcement agencies, among others.

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06 March 2017

H145 Infographic: One platform for a full range of missions

Superior power, advanced mission equipment, small footprint and large cabin size – the H145 is perfectly suited for a multitude of operations.

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28 February 2017

H160 Infographic

Learn more about the H160

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24 February 2017

H145M Infographic

The new “turnkey solution” designed for the most demanding operations

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09 April 2016

Tiger HAD Infographic

Designed for both asymmetric warfare and conventional scenarios with a full range of armament for air-to-air-ground and air-to-air combat, the Tiger HAD has already proven its aerial superiority thanks to its agility and maneuverability. Six missions, easily deployable. Anytime, anywhere.

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Helicopter videos

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08 December 2017

Fleetkeeper

Service

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08 December 2017

Keycopter

Service

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08 December 2017

FCOM

FCOM

Safety Roadshow        
 
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08 December 2017

Safety Roadshow

Safety

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08 December 2017

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First firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M        
 
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09 November 2017

First firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary.

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Emergency care takes flight in the Land of the Midnight Sun        
 
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16 October 2017

Emergency care takes flight in the Land of the Midnight Sun

With a fleet that includes next-generation H145 helicopters, FinnHEMS handles 15,000 emergency medical missions a year for Finland.

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Airbus Helicopters delivers 400th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army        
 
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09 October 2017

Airbus Helicopters delivers 400th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the U.S. Army’s 400th UH-72A Lakota helicopter, fulfilling its contract requirements to date by delivering every aircraft on time, on budget and meeting the Army’s rigorous quality standards.

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Eagle Presentation        
 
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06 October 2017

Eagle Presentation

Wrap-up of Airbus Paris International Air Show 2017        
 
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23 June 2017

Wrap-up of Airbus Paris International Air Show 2017

The world’s largest aerospace airshow has come to an end after a successful and very busy week for Airbus. Take a look at some of the best moments. Thank you for following us and see you at the next airshow! Follow us on: www.facebook.com/Airbus www.twitter.com/AirbusLive www.airbus.com

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Day 4 at Paris Air Show        
 
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22 June 2017

Day 4 at Paris Air Show

From big announcements to great flying displays, watch the best moments of day 4 at Paris Air Show 2017.

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Paris Air Show - Day 2        
 
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20 June 2017

Paris Air Show - Day 2

From big announcements to great flying displays, watch the best moments of day 2 at Paris Air Show 2017.

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Meet the Expert Thomasz Krysinski, Head of Research and Innovation Airbus Helicopters        
 
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20 June 2017

Meet the Expert Thomasz Krysinski, Head of Research and Innovation Airbus Helicopters

In this episode of Meet the Expert, Tomasz Krysinski presents the so-called “Racer”, a new high speed demonstrator developed within the Clean Sky 2 programme.

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16 June 2017

Racer Configuration Video

Airbus Family Flight        
 
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09 June 2017

Airbus Family Flight

In a ground-breaking first, Airbus flies its A350 XWB, A400M, Eurofighter Typhoon and H160 together in a one-of-a-kind performance. This aeronautical achievement symbolizes the new united Airbus family. More than ever, we make it fly.

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Building Blocks H160        
 
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07 June 2017

Building Blocks H160

The H160 leads the way in the industrial transformation at Airbus Helicopters

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21 April 2017

AH_170331_Safety_Roadshow

As technologies and tools evolve to improve aviation safety, accident rates still remain high. Airbus Helicopters has launched its Safety Roadshows to address and improve the number of accidents due to operational factors, the main cause behind most rotorcraft accidents.

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H160 Double Take        
 
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31 March 2017

H160 Double Take

With two prototypes flying, the H160 is ready to take on the market in 2016. This 5.5-6 tonne class rotorcraft’s nose-to-tail breakthroughs in design and systems put customer value, satisfaction and operational safety first. It has been designed to suit a wide variety of uses, including oil and gas operations, public services, air medical and coast guard duties along with commercial transport, private and business aviation. <br /> <br />Director : Yankel Murciano <br />Post-Production : Thomas Larocca and Loïc Parent (BAND ORIGINALE) <br />Aerial Shooting : Mikko Paillot and Thibault Teychené (HORUS AERIAL) | Jacques Ripert (HELITEC) <br />Original Soundtrack : Samuel Lévy (NOISE PICTURE) <br /> <br />© PRODUCTIONS AUTREMENT DIT - AIRBUS HELICOPTERS | February 2016

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H135 Helionix: customer feedback after Miami flights        
 
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27 March 2017

H135 Helionix: customer feedback after Miami flights

The H135 with Helionix avionics system continues on its way around the USA to showcase its new capabilities to customers. Watch their feedback during the demo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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20 March 2017

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