The Helicopter Company (THC), which is fully owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 10 H125 helicopters. The deal comes as part of THC’s commitment to further expand its fleet and introduce new services that fulfill market demand and support the development of the Kingdom’s wider aviation sector.
Heliteam is a French helicopter startup born of its founder's love of flying. Established less than two years ago, the company currently operates two multi-mission helicopters - one a new H125 - in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. The brains behind the business shares his journey with Airbus Helicopters.
Norwegian helicopter operator Airlift is a provider of aerial work and search and rescue services in some of the world's coldest and most unforgiving climates, from Norway to Antarctica to Greenland. One member of their fleet of predominantly H125s is the world's first Super Puma ever produced, an AS332 C1, in service since 1981 and still going strong. Watch this venerable aircraft at work in this video.
The Summer Olympics and Paralympics capture hearts and minds as world champions go for the gold – and they’re not the only ones who must deliver peak performances: Rio police chief Colonel Perlingeiro and Airbus Helicopters are hard at work around the clock to ensure a safe Games for all involved.
French electrical service RTE oversees 105,000 kilometers of electrical lines across France from the air thanks to its helicopter arm, STH, which has innovated new solutions for power line construction, maintenance and surveillance. RTE will move its heliborne operation to a new site in Avignon in 2017.
On April 21, Airbus Helicopters delivered an H125 to RTE at a ceremony at its headquarters in Marignane, France. At this occasion, the company also celebrated a major achievement of one of RTE’s pilots.