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Helicopters

Helicopters

Airbus strives to provide the most efficient helicopter solutions to its customers who serve, protect, save lives and safely carry passengers in demanding environments. Its helicopters are in service across more than 150 countries worldwide, performing nearly every type of vertical flight task imaginable. The company’s product line offers the full spectrum of rotary-wing aircraft solutions for civil, government, military, law enforcement and parapublic uses. 

Its civilian helicopters range from the light single-engine H125 to the 11-ton twin-turbine H225 rotorcraft. Military versions are mission-proven in the most demanding front-line conditions, and are trusted by more than 160 armed forces worldwide.

Safety is at the core of all Airbus’ activities. From design, engineering and production, to maintenance, training and partnerships, Airbus is focused on meeting and exceeding industry safety standards and supporting the flight safety for the thousands of men and women around the world who are transported in its aircraft every day.

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HCare service offer

The moment an Airbus helicopter is delivered, one of the company’s primary missions begins: providing the customer with the necessary support and services to carry out their operations efficiently, safely and cost-effectively. 

Airbus Helicopters’ global Customer Services network works around the clock to fulfill this mission, bringing tailor-made and competitive solutions to the customer’s doorstep.

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Missions. Behind the scenes

As the world’s No.1 helicopter manufacturer, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military helicopter solutions to our customers who serve, protect, save lives and safely carry passengers in highly demanding environments. 

Airbus helicopters are deployed on missions worldwide for diverse aerial duties.

EMS

Oil & Gas

Public Services

Commercial Air Transport

Private & Business Aviation

Aerial Work

Armed Scout

Attack

Utility

Naval

Maritime

Special Operations

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Latest helicopter media assets

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16 December 2017

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13 December 2017

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An employee works on the H160 blade cast at Airbus’ new Paris-Le Bourget blade production site

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13 December 2017

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An employee repairs a helicopter blade at Airbus’ new Paris-Le Bourget blade production site

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12 December 2017

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H160’s third prototype gets its carbon design livery

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04 December 2017

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Armament qualified for H215M include pod-mounted 20 mm.

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04 December 2017

Airbus Helicopters Training Map March 2017

Deploying training capabilities worldwide

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01 December 2017

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Élisabeth Borne, French Minister of Transport, with Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, touring the Paris-Le Bourget blades production site following the opening ceremony on Friday 1 December.

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30 November 2017

An aerial view of Airbus Helicopters' plant in Albacete, Spain

Albacete to produce rear fuselages for the entire range of Airbus helicopters

H145 operated by Police Baden-Württemberg Airbus Helicopters Christian Keller
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29 November 2017

H145 operated by Police Baden-Württemberg

State of the art for law enforcement: An H145 operated by Police Baden-Württemberg

HTM Offshore receives 150th H145 Airbus Helicopters Christian Keller
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29 November 2017

HTM Offshore receives 150th H145

Recently took over the 150th H145: HTM Offshore

 H145 operated by ADAC in Bavaria Airbus Helicopters Charles Abarr
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29 November 2017

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H145 used by German Operator ADAC in Bavaria

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28 November 2017

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The second prototype of the NH90 Sea Lion commissioned by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr) lifted off from the Donauwörth site for its maiden flight on 24 November 2017.

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06 December 2017

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The Naval Utility Helicopter

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10 October 2017

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Infographic H225M

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13 June 2017

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Racer Clean Sky2

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07 June 2017

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07 June 2017

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Law enforcement Infographic

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16 May 2017

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H225 Infographic

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18 April 2017

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H125 Infographic

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18 April 2017

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H215 Infographic

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31 March 2017

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SAR Infographic

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31 March 2017

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EMS Infographic

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13 March 2017

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H175 Infographic

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06 March 2017

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H130 Infographic

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06 March 2017

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H145 Infographic

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28 February 2017

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H160 Infographic

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24 February 2017

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H145M Infographic

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09 April 2016

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TIGER HAD Infographic

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08 December 2017

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Accident-Investigation-Status

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09 November 2017

First firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary.

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16 October 2017

Emergency care takes flight in the Land of the Midnight Sun

With a fleet that includes next-generation H145 helicopters, FinnHEMS handles 15,000 emergency medical missions a year for Finland.

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09 October 2017

Airbus Helicopters delivers 400th UH-72A Lakota to U.S. Army

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the U.S. Army’s 400th UH-72A Lakota helicopter, fulfilling its contract requirements to date by delivering every aircraft on time, on budget and meeting the Army’s rigorous quality standards.

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23 June 2017

Wrap-up of Airbus Paris International Air Show 2017

The world’s largest aerospace airshow has come to an end after a successful and very busy week for Airbus. Take a look at some of the best moments. Thank you for following us and see you at the next airshow! Follow us on: www.facebook.com/Airbus www.twitter.com/AirbusLive www.airbus.com

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22 June 2017

Day 4 at Paris Air Show

From big announcements to great flying displays, watch the best moments of day 4 at Paris Air Show 2017.

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20 June 2017

Paris Air Show - Day 2

From big announcements to great flying displays, watch the best moments of day 2 at Paris Air Show 2017.

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20 June 2017

Meet the Expert Thomasz Krysinski, Head of Research and Innovation Airbus Helicopters

In this episode of Meet the Expert, Tomasz Krysinski presents the so-called “Racer”, a new high speed demonstrator developed within the Clean Sky 2 programme.

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09 June 2017

Airbus Family Flight

In a ground-breaking first, Airbus flies its A350 XWB, A400M, Eurofighter Typhoon and H160 together in a one-of-a-kind performance. This aeronautical achievement symbolizes the new united Airbus family. More than ever, we make it fly.

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07 June 2017

Building Blocks H160

The H160 leads the way in the industrial transformation at Airbus Helicopters