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June 1, 2011
From Aviation Today
HeliSAS, Cobham s Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System, has been granted FAA supplemental type certification (STC) on the Eurocopter AS350 model series and EC130 helicopters. Earlier this year, HeliSAS was STC d on the Bell 206B, 206L, and 407 models. Cobham said the two-axis system... Read More »
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February 16, 2010
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter s series of heavy-lift helicopters, the AS332 Super Puma/AS532 Cougar and the next-generation-derivative EC225 and EC725, have reached four million hours of flight service. According to the manufacturer, 740 civil and military versions of this helicopter family are in service globally... Read More »
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July 18, 2007
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter says it has successfully tested the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) as an approach and landing aid for helicopters. The manufacturer fitted its EC155 experimental all-weather helicopter (Hélicoptère Tous Temps, or HTT) to use the system. The tests were... Read More »
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September 17, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
The flight test portion of the Eurocopter Tiger HAD s development has begun in Albacete, Spain, the manufacturer announced yesterday. A 15-month program will include firing of the Mistral and Spike missiles and conclude with the first qualification step (Block 1), projected in December 2011... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Russian airline UTair has obtained a seven-year, $45-million financing package from British bank HSBC on a security from French insurance agency COFACE to purchase 19 Eurocopter AS350s and AS355s. The deal represents the first time that UTair has secured financing and insurance from an... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
From Aviation Today
Canadian operator Blackcomb Aviation has taken delivery of an AS350B3 from Eurocopter Canada Ltd. It joins a fleet of 17 helicopters and six business jets and a few single-engine aircraft thrown in for good measure, says Blackcomb CEO Sacha McLean. He adds that the AS350B3 will be employed in... Read More »
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August 3, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has handed over an EC145 to the University of Utah s AirMed program. The EMS provider s fleet previously consisted of four Bell 407s and two fixed-wing aircraft. United Rotorcraft s facility in Denver, Colo. will complete the new helicopter for Utah AirMed, and Air Methods will... Read More »
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December 7, 2009
From Aviation Today
Citic Offshore Helicopter Co. (COHC) has taken delivery of two Eurocopter EC155B1s in Shenzhen, China. The EC115s are the first portion of an order that was placed in October 2008 involving a total of 10 helicopters. The remaining eight are scheduled for delivery between 2010 and 2013. For related... Read More »
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July 15, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has signed a 194-million ($252-million) contract with the German Federal Ministry of Defense for 15 EC645 T2 light utility helicopters for the Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), part of Germany s Special Forces Command. The missions that the helicopters are expected to perform for the... Read More »
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March 12, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Brazil is to sign a deal with France to build 50 military helicopters as part of a broader strategic defense alliance, according to the Reuters news service and other media reports. Under the proposed pact, Eurocopter s Helibras subsidiary in Brazil would set up a line to produce the latest... Read More »
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April 27, 2012
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter has designated Las Vegas, Nev.-based All Metal MS to develop custom maintenance stands for its facilities. The stands will be designed specifically for use at the manufacturer's facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. The new stands will allow crews to work on the sides and top of a... Read More »
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January 8, 2013
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter had received an order from Geisinger Health System for another EC145. The helicopter will join a fleet of four EC145s in the Danville, Pa.-based Life Flight program. Geisinger Life Flight began operating BK117s in 1983, and launched a fleet renewal effort starting in 2005. The... Read More »
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March 2, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Austin-based Texas Department of Public Safety has purchased two additional AS350B3-2B1 helicopters from American Eurocopter. Texas DPS will incorporate the AS350B3s, which have Turbomeca Arriel 2B1 engines with full authority digital engine control (FADEC), into its fleet of 13 AS350 AStars and... Read More »
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August 1, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has inked a 194-million ($252-million) contract with the German Federal Ministry of Defense for 15 EC645 T2 light utility helicopters for the Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), part of Germany s Special Forces Command. The missions that the helicopters are expected to perform for the... Read More »
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June 13, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Peter Cutler is the new vice president of military and federal government programs for American Eurocopter. Among his responsibilities will be oversight of the U.S. Army light utility helicopter (LUH) program, the Armed Aerial Scout program and growth of federal programs. Cutler comes from... Read More »
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January 18, 2013
From Aviation Today
Hainan Airlines Group affiliate Beijing Capital Helicopter took delivery of its first VIP-configured Eurocopter EC135 P2+ on January 15. The company will use the helicopter for passenger transport, tourism and EMS operations, including aerial tours during the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays. The... Read More »
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December 8, 2011
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has handed over the final Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) as part of a 22-aircraft order. The Tigers were purchased under Project Air 87, a fleet replacement program involving ADF s Bell UH1-H Iroquois and 206B-1 Kiowas. The helicopters... Read More »
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September 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Russian airline UTair has obtained a seven-year, $45-million financing package from British bank HSBC on a security from French insurance agency COFACE to purchase 19 Eurocopter AS350s and AS355s. The agreement represents the first time that UTair has secured financing and insurance from an... Read More »
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September 2, 2009
From Aviation Today
American Eurocopter has extended the deadline for submissions to its Vision Zero Safety award until Friday, Sept. 11. The award, which honors efforts for aviation safety in the air medical community, grants up to $10,000 to the winner. It is the third year of the award, with PHI winning in 2007... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
NBAA 07 Eurocopter and the French design house Hermès are collaborating on a custom design for the EC135, which they unveiled at the 2007 National Business Aviation Assn. gathering in Atlanta. The design, l Hélicoptère par Hermès, includes a Hermès-crafted interior featuring hand-crafted... Read More »
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