An Airbus H145 at RAF Shawbury (Crown Copyright)
Helicopter news

MOD orders more Airbus H145 Helicopters

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order for six more Airbus H145 Jupiter Helicopters as it continues its renewal of its rotary aircraft. The new aircraft are set to be deployed to Cyprus where they will undertake emergency response duties and also to Brunei to support UK [read more]

Aviation engineering news

Airbus H175 wins approval from Chinese regulators

Airbus Helicopters super medium segment H175 has been granted approval from Chinese regulators paving the way for deliveries to begin in one of the most demanding markets. Four H175s are already set to be delivered this year now thay certification from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has been achieved. [read more]

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Helicopter news

Helispeed announces new contract with Heliconia

Blackpool-based Helispeed has announced a new contract with Heliconia Air Services of Morocco which will see Helispeed supply them with qualified pilots for 12 months. Helispeed will supply pilots from its ‘Heli-Trax’ database which holds over 700 highly trained and vetted pilots from across the world. Gemma Walker, Operations Director, [read more]

Airbus Helicopters H160
Airline news

Strong growth for Airbus Helicopters in 2018

There was strong growth for Airbus Helicopters in 2018 as the company saw orders for 413 aircraft across the year, up 18% on 2017 and delivered 356 aircraft. The figures means that Airbus’ share of the helicopter marketplace is now 54% with Leonardo and Bell falling behind with just 21% [read more]