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On December 11 Airbus Helicopters handed over the first two EC175 helicopters to Belgian operator NHV for oil and gas missions in the North Sea. Watch the video of the double handover ceremony held in Marignane, France, and the first flight of the aircraft under NHV ownership.Read more
EC135 T3/P3 entry into service
The EC135 T3/P3 entered into service with Aiut Alpin Dolomites performing high-altitude rescue operations on December 9. The mountain rescue association performs some 700 air rescue operations annually, often in difficult and challenging conditions. They have chosen the new EC135 T3 for its increased perfomance levels. Check out the video of the first rescue demonstration performed at 3,300 m /...Read more
Belgian operator Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) will welcome the EC175 to its family on December 11, becoming the first customer to receive the next-generation medium-sized helicopter. The operators’ pilots, who will use the helicopter mainly to perform offshore oil & gas missions, are ready to enter the cockpit, having already completed the four-step EC175 pilot training program that...Read more
EC175 © Amelie Laurin - 2014
The delivery of the first EC175 is less than two weeks away, with Belgian operator Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) to become the first customer to receive the next-generation medium-sized helicopter on December 11. Committed to delivering a mature helicopter, Airbus Helicopters has already put in place a broad range of support and services for the EC175 to ensure the highest levels of...Read more
Airbus Helicopters Training Services (AHTS) recently completed the instruction of its 50,000th trainee, celebrated during a ceremony at Airbus Helicopters Training Services’ facilities in Marignane, France. During the ceremony, Hervé Berriet, General Manager of the Airbus Helicopters Training Center, recognized the teams from Era Helicopters and the Chinese State Grid General Aviation Company (...Read more