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Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

🕔11:10, 17.Apr 2018

Airbus is offering to set up a new manufacturing base in India if the Indian Navy chooses the Airbus AS565 Panther for its new multi-mission helicopter tender. India is upping its defence spending as part of a military modernisation drive.

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50th anniversary of the trademark Fenestron

50th anniversary of the trademark Fenestron

🕔08:38, 16.Apr 2018

On the 12th of April 1968, the first Fenestron, invented by Paul Fabre and René Mouille, took to the skies on the second prototype of the Gazelle. It has since become emblematic of Sud Aviation, Aerospatiale, Eurocopter and now Airbus helicopters

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Voom – a year on

Voom – a year on

🕔15:19, 11.Apr 2018

Airbus’s on-demand helicopter booking service Voom has revealed key highlights from its first year of operations. Since launching its service in São Paulo last year, Voom has expanded into Mexico City and claims to have saved customers more than 10,300

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Trade Wars: Aircraft on the line

Trade Wars: Aircraft on the line

🕔16:14, 9.Apr 2018

The pot-shots that US and China have been taking at each other with plans of heavy new import tariffs can take us in one of two directly opposite directions – an all-out calamitous trade war or frank negotiations that allow

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Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

🕔11:07, 28.Mar 2018

Airbus will finally start delivering on a 16 UH-72A Lakota order with the US Army after rival manufacturer Leonardo dropped a lawsuit that had delayed the order for two years in February. The French manufacturer signed the $116 million contract

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Blade raises $38 million, partners with Airbus

Blade raises $38 million, partners with Airbus

🕔15:43, 23.Mar 2018

It has been a busy week for Blade. The privately-owned online helicopter charter company has raised $38 million from its second round of financing and has partnered with Airbus to manage the Airbus Ride helicopter service in Dallas. The capital

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An updated guide to the four major helicopter manufacturers

An updated guide to the four major helicopter manufacturers

🕔14:58, 21.Mar 2018

A quick look at the four major Helicopter manufacturers that Helicopter Investor covers.   Airbus Helicopters Headquarters: Marseille Provence Airport Head of company: Guillaume Faury Airbus Helicopters is the biggest single operator in the global civil-helicopter market. The French manufacturer holds 50%

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Leonardo and Airbus secure €3 billion NHI order with Qatar

Leonardo and Airbus secure €3 billion NHI order with Qatar

🕔10:36, 16.Mar 2018

Leonardo and Airbus have both played a role in securing a €3 billion order with the Qatar defence ministry for 28 NHI NH90 helicopters. The two manufacturers own a majority stake in NHI Helicopters, along with Fokker. Leonardo owns 32%

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Airbus nets 35 more Lakota orders after Leonardo drops lawsuit

Airbus nets 35 more Lakota orders after Leonardo drops lawsuit

🕔16:56, 12.Mar 2018

Airbus Helicopters has secured an order for 35 UH-27A Lakotas from the US Army. This order comes a month after Leonardo dropped a two-year lawsuit against the Army that kept the military from ordering more Lakotas The US Army signed

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Voom launches in Mexico City

Voom launches in Mexico City

🕔09:19, 12.Mar 2018

Airbus’s on-demand air-taxi service Voom is now offering on-demand helicopter commutes across Mexico City. The service allows commuters to request seats on a helicopter flights across the city through an app on their phone, avoiding the rush-hour traffic. Voom launched

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