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Airbus Helicopters is participating in the 2014 edition of the biennial African Aerospace & Defence show, currently underway at Air Force Base Waterkloof near Pretoria, South Africa. The show has attracted official military, para-public and commercial delegations from numerous African countries. More than 40,000 trade visitors will have attended the event by the end of this week, with about...Read more
Helibras’ contract to modernize 34 AS365 K Panther helicopters for the Brazilian Army Aviation (AvEx) to the K2 version, known as the Super Panther, reached an important milestone in August following the successful completion of the first technical-operational evaluation. The first upgraded machine demonstrated 98% availability in the evaluation phase, during which the aircraft performed around...Read more
Airbus Helicopters today delivered the first of 14 EC145 T2 helicopters to ADAC Luftrettung’s air rescue division, one of Airbus Helicopters’ largest European customers in the emergency medical services market segment. The helicopter was handed over by Dr. Wolfgang Schoder, CEO of Airbus Helicopters in Germany. “With this modern, quiet and powerful helicopter, we make an important step into the...Read more
Press Conference
Airbus Helicopters President Guillaume Faury addressed media during a press briefing at MSPO Expo in Kielce this week during which he underscored his company’s long-term commitment to Poland and discussed two rotorcraft that are well equipped to respond to the Polish military’s operational requirements – the Tiger HAD attack helicopter, which debuted in Poland at the show, and the multi-mission...Read more
MSPO 2014
Making its premier appearance in Poland, the EC665 Tiger HAD attack helicopter joins the multi-mission EC725 Caracal on display at the 22nd MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition starting today in Kielce. With a proven combat record that includes side-by-side deployments with the French Army in Afghanistan, Libya and Mali under extreme and challenging conditions, the two aircraft have...Read more