Reports / Updates / News
July 22, 2019
Airbus scores first ACH160 order in Southeast Asia
Airbus Helicopters has secured an ACH160 order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines, launching this new model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region.
July 15, 2019
Russian Helicopters to start additive manufacturing of parts in 2020
In 2019, Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec) is planning to re-engineer approximately 30 different helicopter parts to be manufactured using 3D printing technology and integrate them to serial production starting from 2020.
July 12, 2019
Airbus Helicopters develops its presence in Italy with a dedicated customer centre
Acquisition of Aersud Elicotteri, longtime distributor of Airbus Helicopters in Italy, will help strengthen the company's local footprint
March 5, 2019
Sikorsky introduces S-92A+™ and S-92B™ helicopters
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today announced new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B.
March 5, 2019
Everett Aviation signs with Lobo Leasing for its first Sikorsky S-92A™ helicopter
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.
March 5, 2019
Sikorsky honors CHC S-92® helicopter crew for rescue in Norway
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter.
February 25, 2019
RT ANZ: Rotortrade opens a new office for Oceania!
Rotortrade is delighted to announce its latest expansion with a new office opening soon in Australia covering the Oceania market.
February 11, 2019
Sikorsky's AAG and BLADE announce agreement for on-demand urban mobility option in New York City using Sikorsky S-76® helicopter
Sikorsky's subsidiary Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) and Fly Blade, Inc ("BLADE"), a digitally-powered aviation company, announced an agreement today to provide a new on-demand urban mobility option in the New York City metro area.
December 21, 2018
Ukrainian Ministry of Interior takes delivery of its first H225s
Kick-starting the modernisation of Ukraine's helicopter fleet, Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two H225s, out of an order for 21 aircraft, to the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior.
December 20, 2018
Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator flies unmanned
The Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator took off for a fully unmanned autonomous flight at the military airbase in Istres in the south of France. The purpose of the flight was to establish compliance with the demanding regulatory and safety systems necessary for future unmanned flight in France.
December 18, 2018
First serial H160 takes to the skies
The first serial H160 to roll off the brand new assembly line in Marignane performed a flight demonstration on the 17 December in front of the H160 team in an end-of-the-year celebration of the programme's achievements in 2018.
October 25, 2018
Airbus Helicopters reinforces air medical market leadership in North America with orders for six new aircraft
Airbus Helicopters is expanding its presence in the North American EMS market with the sale of six helicopters for two customers at the 2018 Air Medical Transport Conference, which took place in Phoenix, AZ from October 22-24.
September 7, 2018
Rotortrade partners with Indocopters (Vectra Group) in India
Rotortrade and Indocopters (Vectra Group) announce the signing of a Network Partnership Agreement to offer nose to tail pre-owned helicopter sales, retrofit and support solutions in India.
February 17, 2018
HAL offers Dhruv-civil to private industry
By Rohit Srivastava
India's defence aviation major, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is looking for Indian private companies to manufacture the civil version of its Advanced Light Helicopter-Dhruv(ALH).