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Airbus sells its first ACH160

Airbus sells its first ACH160

Airbus Helicopters has sold the first of its new ACH160 corporate helicopters. The unnamed  North American business will be the launch customer for the ACH160. The helicopter will be outfitted in Airbus Corporate Helicopters ‘Stylence’ configuration and the remaining three

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H160 sets off on a North American demo tour

H160 sets off on a North American demo tour

As Heli-Expo draws to a close, the Las Vegas experience for the H160 is about to take off as the aircraft is set to perform a North American demo tour starting in Las Vegas. The second H160 prototype will offer

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Airbus Helicopters Partners with TRAXXALL Technologies for Maintenance Tracking System and Inventory Control

Airbus Helicopters Partners with TRAXXALL Technologies for Maintenance Tracking System and Inventory Control

Montreal, February 28, 2018 – TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of a highly innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, today announced a partnership with Airbus Helicopters, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer. All new Airbus Helicopters delivered in the US and

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Airbus Helicopters partners with Blade to boost Urban Air Mobility business

Airbus Helicopters partners with Blade to boost Urban Air Mobility business

Las Vegas, 28 February 2018 – Airbus Helicopters and Fly Blade, Inc. (“Blade”), a digitally-powered aviation leader servicing 22 core routes in 7 U.S. states, have signed a strategic partnership to develop new premium on-demand helicopter flight experiences, paving the

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Leonardo drops UH-72A legal battle

Leonardo drops UH-72A legal battle

Leonardo Helicopters is no longer pursuing its legal action against the US Army for the purchase of further UH-72As, allowing the Army to go ahead with ordering 16 additional UH-72A Lakota rotorcraft In 2016, the lower Court of Federal Claims

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Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

Digital helicopter-booking platform Voom has joined Airbus Helicopters as an exclusive on-demand service. Voom was first launched in April 2017 as part of the Airbus’s A^3 programme – its Silicon Valley project that invests in visionary aerospace entrepreneurs – providing

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Airbus deliveries and orders fell in 2017

Airbus deliveries and orders fell in 2017

Airbus Helicopters saw a drop in both deliveries and orders in 2017 compared to 2016. The French manufacturer delivered 409 helicopters in 2017, less than the 418 it delivered in 2016. The story is the same for orders, netting 350

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George Xu appointed CEO of Airbus China

George Xu appointed CEO of Airbus China

George Xu will be rejoining Airbus as the head of its China business. Xu (pictured) will be heading up all helicopter and commercial aircraft operations in China. He was previously chairman of the company’s final assembly line for the A320,

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Airbus Helicopter CEO moves to commercial

Airbus Helicopter CEO moves to commercial

Airbus Helicopters CEO Guillaume Faury will succeed Fabrice Brégier as the president of Airbus commercial aircraft as part of a management shakeup within the group. Brégier will be stepping down as the president and COO in February 2018. Faury’s successor will

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Airbus ceases H120 production

Airbus ceases H120 production

Airbus Helicopters has ended serial production of the H120. It ceased production after it cleared its orderbook, delivering the last H120 in September from the Airbus factory in Marignane, France. Airbus decided to end production of the helicopter as part

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