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Shell buys four Airbus H160 helicopters

Marignane, 15 February 2021 – International energy group Shell has selected leading US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract marks the...

Airbus starts testing flying laboratory helicopter

Marignane, 22 January 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed...

ÖAMTC Air Rescue buys five Airbus H135 helicopter

Donauwörth, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have signed a firm contract for the purchase of five H135s. The delivery of the first helicopter of this contract is scheduled for early 2022....

Hungarian Air Force buys Airbus H145M helicopter

The H145M joined the fleet of the Hungarian Air Force one year ago. This helicopter, which is currently being fitted with the HForce weapon management system, has changed the way Hungary’s Defence Forces fly....

Héli-Union to buy two Airbus H160 Helicopter

Marignane, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and its historical partner Héli-Union have signed a contract for the purchase of two multi-mission H160s to address a wide range of operations. “We are excited to be one of the...

Bundeswehr buys 31 NHIndustries NH90 helicopters

Donauwörth, 26 November 2020 – The German Bundeswehr has ordered 31 NH90 helicopters, to be known as Sea Tiger, for the German Navy’s shipborne operations. Nathalie  Tarnaud-Laude, President of NH90 Helicopter Industries (NHI) and Giorgio Gomma, General ...

ExxonMobil buys two Airbus H145 helicopters

Marignane, 23 November 2020 – ExxonMobil has signed a contract for two Airbus H145 helicopters to support the PNG LNG Project in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The new H145 model with a five-blade, bearingless main rotor...

1400th Airbus H135 Helicopter delivered to Mont Blanc

In late September, the light twin-engine helicopter reached a major milestone: the company’s 1,400th H135 was delivered to the French operator Mont Blanc, adding to a fleet of more than 20 H135 and H145 helicopters...

US Navy orders six Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 28, 2020 — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) will build six additional production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new contract for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will further support the U.S. Marine Corps in its...

Ecuadorian Air Force buys two Airbus H145 helicopter

Donauwörth, 27 October, 2020 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. A total of six H145s will be delivered over the...

Spanish Air Force buys Airbus NH90 helicopter

Albacete, 14 October 2020 – NHIndustries and its Partner Companies (Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo and Fokker) have delivered the first NH90 to the Spanish Air Force that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat...

Milestone Aviation buys six Airbus H160 helicopters

Dublin, 5 October 2020 – Milestone Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have agreed to include six H160s in Milestone’s orderbook. The helicopters will be destined for a range of missions including offshore transportation and emergency medical services,...

NASA buys two Airbus H135 helicopters

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, 1 October 2020 – Airbus continues to expand its portfolio of products supporting the future of space exploration with the delivery of two new H135 helicopters to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation buys Airbus H145 Helicopter

Donauwörth, 30 September 2020 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation. This new version of its best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor...