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Airbus secures deal with Ukraine for 55 helicopters

Airbus secures deal with Ukraine for 55 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has announced the biggest helicopter order at Farnborough so far, 55-helicopters for the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior. The helicopters will be used for emergency medical service (EMS) missions across the country. The order comprises 21 repurposed H225s, ten

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Airbus to pay ERA $42 million in H225 settlement

Airbus to pay ERA $42 million in H225 settlement

Airbus has agreed to pay helicopter operator Era Group $42 million as compensation over the grounding of the H225. A significant amount of the aircraft type was grounded by regulators in the wake of a fatal crash of a CHC

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Airbus delivers four H125s to NSDNR

Airbus delivers four H125s to NSDNR

Airbus Helicopters has completed the delivery of four H125s to Canadian operator Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (NSDNR). The operator ordered the aircraft in 2016, choosing the H125 after a formal competitive bidding process was opened for four new

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NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

NHV awarded offshore contract by Nautical Petroleum/Cairn Energy

Aberdeen – May 31st, 2018 – The NHV Group today announced a new contract with Nautical Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cairn Energy LTD, to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming drilling project at the Ekland Field.

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Airbus Aerial looking beyond line of site

Airbus Aerial looking beyond line of site

Airbus’s drone-services subsidiary Airbus Aerial will be working with the FAA to develop ‘beyond visible line of sight’ technologies. The FAA’s unmanned aircraft integration program (IPP), spread over three years, has been developed by the FAA to advance drone regulation

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Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments are back up for the first quarter of 2018 after last year’s deliveries slump. The number of helicopters sent for delivery so far this year is the highest since 2014, reaching 219 total shipments. This is a 17.1%

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Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s AirCare, a hospital-based air medical program, is the newest member of the Metro Aviation family, joining other North Carolina Metro Aviation programs Vidant EastCare and Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA). In a matter of six

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Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation recently delivered a completed Airbus H125 to the Government of Jujuy Province in Argentina. The multi-mission aircraft will be utilized for firefighting, air medical transportation and various civil patrol and ground support activities. Jujuy’s H125 is equipped with a

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Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

Airbus planning to set up Indian manufacturing base

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

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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