History
Paving the way

1920s

Helicopter history 1930s-50s
Gaining altitude

1930s-50s

Ludwig Bölkow
Key developments

1950s-60s

SA330 "PUMA"
Milestone “firsts”

1960s-90s

Maiden flight of the fourth EC135 prototype
Eurocopter takes shape

1992-1995

History
Flying high

1996-1998

History
Enhancing the product line

1999-2001

History
Into the new millennium

2002-2004

CDPH-0257-17
Going global

2005-2007

X3
Pushing the envelope

2008-2011

VSR700
Airbus Helicopters takes off

2012-2017

Skyways
A driving force

2018

H145
Making headlines

2019

Cityairbus
Uncharted territory

2020

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Airbus history through the decades

With a 50-year track record of innovation, technological firsts and industry milestones, Airbus has lived up to its official motto, “We Make It Fly,” from the company’s creation.

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