Aviation pioneers

Aviation pioneers

80-plus years of Airbus Helicopters in Marignane, France

Continuing the pioneering spirit

The story of Airbus Helicopters in Marignane, France began during the late 1930s.

This site has marked many important achievements over the course of its history, starting with the seaplane, to the airplane, and then into the 1960s when new chapter with helicopters was opened.

Airbus Helicopters has become a renowned leader in the aviation industry, continuing to push the boundaries in aviation and uphold the dedication to a better-connected, safer, and more prosperous world.

Visuel Bache 80years
Full view of an in-flight Airbus VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS), which is designed to operate alongside other shipborne naval assets.

Download the digital book

80 Years Pioneering

Video and photos

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Helicopters 09 September 2020

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80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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Helicopters 01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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Helicopters 01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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Helicopters 01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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Helicopters 01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique. © Eric RAZ / AIRBUS Helicopters
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Helicopters 01 July 2019

80 ans d'Airbus à Marignane, démo flight & expos statique.

Posters

Poster 80 years  Marignane

Download the 80 year anniversary poster collection

Over 80 images that illustrate the journey of Airbus Helicopters through the ages. 

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