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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-tonne twin-turbine H225 rotorcraft. Military versions are mission-proven in the most demanding front-line conditions, and are trusted by more than 100 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.

Safety first
Our chief priority

Our helicopter portfolio





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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Maintenance is performed on a helicopter at Airbus Helicopters de Mexico.

HCare Services

Aboard every flight

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.


Offshore Energy

Public Services

Commercial Air Transport

Private & Business Aviation

Aerial Work

Armed Scout





Special Operations

Flying is essential

Saving lives

More than five decades of life-saving HEMS missions

AirbusWorld offers a simplified and streamlined navigation between services, through a number of menus and shortcuts that are accessible from any page. The platform enables greater collaboration with operators through new features, such as an interactive map of Airbus Helicopters' global network of service and training centres, an online catalogue of services and software, and online communities that foster open dialogue.


Keycopter portal becomes AirbusWorld

On June 7, 2013, the X3 demonstrator  achieved a speed milestone by reaching a speed level of 472 km/h (255 knots). Several days before this accomplishment, the X3 reached a speed of 263 knots (487 km/hr) during a descent.  

Celebrating 10 years of X3

Listen to podcast episode 1: On board the demonstrator with the X3 test pilot Hervé Jammayrac

H160 image from AHI coloring book.  

Activities for families

Airbus Helicopters activities for children and parents at home

80 years of pioneering aviation

80 years of pioneering aviation

Retrace the 80 year history of Airbus Helicopters' Marignane site

The history of Airbus Helicopters

The history of Airbus Helicopters

Explore Airbus Helicopters' history through the decades

2021 calendars: Camera…action!

2021 calendars: Camera…action!

Winning images from Airbus Helicopters’ photo contest are featured in the annual civil and military calendars

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