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The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS) has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.  

VSR700 prototype performs first autonomous free flight

Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role twin engine H160 has been granted its type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), marking a new chapter for the programme.  

Italian order highlights continuing success of ACH160

Latest deal follows certification of H160

Airbus Helicopters has joined hands with over 20 Australian partners to form Team Nightjar, as the consortium launches its solution to Project LAND 2097 Phase 4. Under this Project, the Commonwealth of Australia is seeking a fleet of helicopters to support the Australian Defence Force’s Special Operations.  

Airbus forms Team Nightjar to deliver Australian industry capability

Proposal to generate over AUD250 million of economic benefits

Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role twin engine H160 has been granted its type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), marking a new chapter for the programme.  

The H160 receives EASA approval

Currently operating a number of Airbus helicopters, Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered one new H225 as part of its fleet modernisation programme.  

Japan’s National Police Agency orders five new helicopters

Airbus Helicopters’ five-bladed H145 has been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing the way for customer deliveries towards the end of summer 2020.  

Five-bladed H145 receives type certification by EASA

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Five-bladed H145 receives type certification by EASA

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