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Airbus H120 H130

Airbus Helicopters and Safran roll out cost cuts to H125 and H130

Airbus H125 and H130 helicopters have received a significant reduction in direct maintenance costs for the Safran Arriel 2D engine, which equips both single...
Robinson R66 Police

Robinson upgrades R66 Police Helicopter

Robinson Helicopter has upgraded its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with host of new standard fittings and options. They include a FLIR Systems Ultra 8000...
AW169

AgustaWestland certifies AW169 in Europe

AgustaWestland has achieved type certification of its latest helicopter, the AW169. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued the TC yesterday, 15 July. Delivery of...
Airbus Bluecopter

Greener, quieter Bluecopter from Airbus

Quieter, less polluting and more fuel efficient helicopters are on the way, says Airbus Helicopters which recently unveiled its Bluecopter demonstrator. Key features include...
Bell 525

Bell 525 Relentless makes maiden flight

Bell Helicopter's newest rotorcraft, the 525 Relentless 'super-medium' twin, has made a successful maiden flight at Bell's aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas. The 525...
Airbus H145 training

Airbus Helicopters opens new training academy

A new Airbus Helicopters Training Academy has opened in Donauwörth, Germany providing courses for pilots and technicians. Located next to Airbus Helicopters’ product development and...
Airbus Helicopters X6 Super Puma

Airbus Helicopters launches X6 heavy-lift project

Airbus Helicopters has started the first phase of a new heavy-lift helicopter, codenamed 'X6'. It will eventually replace the Super Puma EC225e helicopter used...
Airbus H Pilot Club Paris

Airbus Helicopters creates H Pilot Club

The global community that operates Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft now has its own association to share their experience, expertise and passion: the H Pilot Club. Officially...
Airbus H160 first flightvideo

VIDEO Airbus Helicopters starts H160 flight tests

Airbus Helicopters' newest helicopter, the H160, flew for the first time in Marignane on Saturday, 13 June, shortly after beginning its ground runs at...
Sikorsky S-97

Sikorsky S-97 Raider makes first flight

Sikorsky has made the first flight of the S-97 Raider helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype with a prop at the rear. During the first...

Helicentre adds fifth Cabri G2 to fleet

The UK's Helicentre Aviation Academy has taken delivery of another Guimbal Cabri G2. The French two-seater helicopter is painted in the same silver-grey paint...

Bell updates on new JetRanger and Relentless helicopters at Heli-Expo

Bell Helicopter has announced its plans for this year's top helicopter show, Heli-Expo, being held in Orlando, Florida from 3-5 March. The US company...

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