Companies - Airbus Helicopters


Airbus Completes First Retrofit of Five-Bladed Version

May 25, 2021 @ 10:59 AM

Airbus Helicopters said today it has performed the first retrofit of a four-bladed H145 into the new five-bladed version. The company is working with DRF Luftrettung on the project

Airbus to Test Autonomous Technologies in Helicopter Flightlab

April 26, 2021 @ 06:13 PM

Airbus is introducing autonomous features to its helicopter Flightlab through a project code-named Vertex. The autonomous technologies set to integrate into the Flightlab are: vision based sensors and algorithms for situational...

Airbus Helicopters to Test Hybrid, Electric Propulsion tech in New Flightlab

January 27, 2021 @ 12:16 PM

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters intends to pursue the testing of hybrid and electric...

France Sign Contract to Acquire NH90 Helicopter in Special Forces Version

October 12, 2020 @ 08:28 AM

NH Industries has signed with the NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) a contract for the development of an upgraded version of the NH90 Tactical Troop Helicopter (TTH) for the French...

Airbus, 30 Partners to Offer Australian Special Ops Forces H145M Helicopters

July 10, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

Airbus Helicopters has joined hands with over 20 Australian partners to form Team Nightjar, as the consortium offers its Helicopter to Project LAND 2097 Phase 4. Under this Project, the Commonwealth...

Airbus Preparing to Deliver H160 Helicopter to US Customer

July 1, 2020 @ 12:39 PM

Airbus on Wednesday said it is preparing multi-role twin engine H160 helicopters to a US customer. The H160 helicopter has been granted type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency...

Japanese Coast Guard Orders Two Additional H225 Super Puma helicopters

April 6, 2020 @ 07:54 AM

Japan Coast Guard (JCG) today ordered of two H225 helicopters which will take its Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s. The new helicopters will be utilized...

Kuwait Forms Committee to Probe Airbus Caracal Helicopters Malfunctioning

February 14, 2020 @ 07:49 AM

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense (MoD) Thursday announced the formation of a technical committee to investigate defects in Airbus Caracal helicopters, besides suspending further deliveries of these aircraft pending the...

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Defects Found in $812 million South Korean Global Hawk UAVs

October 15, 2021 @ 07:27 AM

All four Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft that the South Korean Air Force procured from the United States have defects in them, a ruling party lawmaker claimed Thursday

Naval Group Wins Design Contract for French Navy’s Future Ocean Patrol Vessels

October 14, 2021 @ 04:20 PM

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) awarded Naval Group a contract for the preliminary and detailed design of the Ocean Patrol Vessel program

Russia Delivers MiG-29 Components to Bulgaria

October 14, 2021 @ 04:08 PM

MiG Corporation, part of state-owned Rostec has completed delivery of MiG-29 components to Bulgaria ahead of scheduled

Turkey, Philippines Discuss Attack Helicopters, Amphibious Vehicles Delivery

October 14, 2021 @ 03:47 PM

In the first bilateral meeting between the Philippine Secretary of National Defense (SND) Delfin Lorenzana and his Turkish counterpart Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar discussed the latest developments and way forward for Philippines-Turkey defense and military relations, in a phone call on 01 October 2021

Turkish Aerospace to Build Flight Control System Integration Facility for Fighter Jet Project

October 14, 2021 @ 02:49 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will open a new flight control system integrated test facility called ‚ÄúIron Bird‚Ä̬†to accelerate the pace of its defense projects, including the one to build a fifth-generation indigenous stealth fighter jet