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September 23, 2020
Rostec starts assembling parts for the first Russian offshore helicopter Mi-171A3
Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) started production of the first pre-production prototype of Mi-171A3 offshore helicopter.
September 16, 2020
Rosaviatsiya certified electronic documentation for Ansat
The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) granted the Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) the approval to make a major change to the Ansat helicopter type certificate. The event took place during the International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2020 This document will enable operators to use full electronic documentation with the helicopters.
September 16, 2020
HSC and Polar Airlines sign a comprehensive service contract for Ansat helicopters
Helicopter Service Company (HSC) of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and Polar Airlines signed a comprehensive service contract for Ansat helicopters at the International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2020.
September 15, 2020
Russian Helicopters presents new equipment options for Ansat
Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) presents additional equipment options for the Ansat multipurpose helicopter at the HeliRussia-2020 Exhibition - new variants include an internal fuel tank and inflated ballonets.
September 9, 2020
Russian Helicopters deliver Mi-171 to China
The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has supplied a Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines to a Chinese civil aviation company.
August 7, 2020
Ansat flights start in Mexico
Flights of Ansat light multipurpose helicopter owned by the Mexican company Craft Avia Center started in Guadalajara. The video shows the helicopter landing on a helipad of a high-rise building in the city center.
June 19, 2020
Rostec made the first civilian Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopter
Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) started serial production of Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopters for civilian customers. Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant made the first rotorcraft which is ready to start operation.
June 19, 2020
Five-bladed H145 receives type certification by EASA
European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified Airbus Helicopters' five-bladed H145, clearing the way for customer deliveries towards the end of summer 2020. The certification covers the full range of capabilities, including single-pilot and instrument flight rules (IFR) and single engine operations (Cat.A/VTOL), along with night vision goggles capability.
June 3, 2020
Helitrans accepts first helicopters under e-delivery process
Helitrans of Norway has become the first customer to take delivery of new Airbus helicopters using the e-Delivery process devised to enable deliveries while ensuring compliance with COVID-19 health and safety restrictions.
March 13, 2020
Arrow Aircraft receives its first Airbus H125 helicopter
Arrow Aircraft, a Delhi-based non-scheduled operator has received its first H125 Airbus helicopter. The aircraft taken on lease from Heliswiss Iberica will soon start operations in the high altitude areas of north India for heli-pilgrimage (passenger transport) missions.
March 10, 2020
Ansat got a certificate for the Emergency Floatation System
The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) certified the installation of the Emergency Floatation System on Ansat helicopter. It is designed for emergency water landing and is used to save lives of the crew and passengers.
February 26, 2020
Rostec delivers the first serial produced Mi-38 to a client
Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) delivered the first serial produced Mi-38 helicopter with a highly comfortable cabin to its client, Gazprombank Leasing company.
February 21, 2020
Rostec is ready start deliveries of the Ansat Aurus helicopter
Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) received the approval from Rosaviatsiya to start producing the Ansat helicopters equipped with the Aurus brand comfortable cabin.
February 19, 2020
Rostec ready to commence Ansat supplies to China
Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) completed validation of the type certificate for Ansat light multipurpose helicopter in the People's Republic of China.
January 29, 2020
Airbus Helicopters adds 250 more helicopters to global support contracts
Airbus Helicopters added 250 helicopters to HCare Smart and Infinite contracts in 2019, increasing to 2,250 the number of aircraft now covered by a global HCare material management contract.
January 28, 2020
NASA places order for three Airbus H135 helicopters
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the US space program and Airbus Helicopters.
January 28, 2020
German HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung expands its H145 and H135 fleet
Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract for the purchase of 15 new H145s, three H135s and the retrofit of their current 20 H145s to the five-bladed version.
January 3, 2020
Airbus teams up with Aston Martin to launch the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter
ACH130 Aston Martin Edition is the first offering from the recently-announced partnership between Aston Martin Lagonda and Airbus Corporate Helicopters Four unique Aston Martin signature designs available
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).