EC175 related

The EC175 Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer (FNPT III) has been certified by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) and is now operational. Airbus Helicopters pilot instructors are already undergoing training in anticipation of the first student pilots who are expected to arrive early this summer. The EC175 FNPT is just one of the training solutions that Airbus Helicopters has set up to...Leer más
EC175/AC352 Production agreement
Airbus Helicopters and China’s Avicopter sign joint production agreement
Airbus Helicopters CEO Guillaume Faury and AVIC Executive Vice President Li Fangyong signed a joint agreement for the production of 1,000 new generation EC175/AC352 rotorcraft in the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President François Hollande at the Elysée Palace in Paris on March 26, 2014. See press release for more info. Copyright Thomas JullienLeer más
The EC175 program reached an important milestone last February with the first flight of an EC175 aircraft to be delivered to a customer. The EC175 S03 took to the skies to compare the performance of a serial rotorcraft with that of the prototypes. This important step verifies the aircraft’s vibration levels, the reliability of the helicopter systems, and the validity of the design decisions. “The...Leer más
EC175 Cold Weather Campaign
Flying in arctic temperatures will soon be just the latest achievement of the EC175. The recently certified medium helicopter traveled by Antonov to Canada’s Northwest Territories on January 24 to undergo cold weather trials, which, when completed, will extend the aircraft’s scope of certified operational capabilities. The trials are underway in the territories’ capital city Yellowknife, located...Leer más
The certification of the EC175 has been completed, with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issuing the type certificate on January 30, 2014. "This is a major milestone for the program," said Airbus Helicopters President and CEO Guillaume Faury. "This year, we will deliver the first three EC175 helicopters to our clients." © Airbus Helicopters / Anthony PecchiLeer más
EC175 Asia Demo Tour
EC175 Asia DemoTour
The EC175 & EC145 T2 to call on Asia Two of Eurocopter’s newest twin-engine helicopters – the next-generation EC175 and evolved EC145 T2 – are currently in Asia for a three-week demo tour with operators in the oil & gas, VIP, corporate, charter, military and law enforcement segments. During the tour from December 2-19, the EC145 T2 and EC175 will visit Malaysia and Thailand, with Vietnam...Leer más
Eurocopter’s EC175 experienced a special moment last week as it flew to Den Helder, Netherlands to meet Belgian oil & gas operator Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV), one of the first customers to receive this new aircraft next year. Performed with the first-series production EC175, this demonstration tour enabled pilots, support personnel and managers from NHV and Wintershall Noordzee B.V...Leer más
EBACE 2013
Al desvelar hoy las versiones Executive y VIP de su helicóptero de nueva generación, Eurocopter marca nuevas pautas en la aviación de negocios y privada. Las dos versiones combinan elementos de estilo y confort únicos, con la cabina más amplia de todos los helicópteros de su categoría. Las versiones EC175 Executive y VIP muestran la alta creatividad en diseño de cabinas propia del diseñador Peder...Leer más
EC175 U.S. Demo Tour 2013
La siguiente escala de la gira de demostración por Estados Unidos llevó al EC175 a Lake Charles, Luisiana, en una visita a las instalaciones de Era. Fue una gran jornada, que incluyó cuatro vuelos de evaluación por parte de los pilotos de Era, que estaban impacientes por comprobar personalmente las prestaciones y las características de seguridad del EC175. Como colofón especial, dos grupos de...Leer más
Celebrating a signature a long time in the making, Eurocopter President and CEO Lutz Bertling and William Chiles, President and CEO of Bristow Group, announced the order for 12 EC175s for the global offshore transportation provider during an event on the Eurocopter booth at Heli-Expo 2013. “We are so excited about the EC175,” said Mr. Chiles. “We have found this aircraft to be so efficient, and...Leer más