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Yesterday the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) witnessed the first flight of the EC645 T2 at the Bavarian site of Airbus Helicopters in Germany. The Bundeswehr has ordered 15 of these military helicopters for the German Air Force. The EC645 T2 represents a significant addition to the German Air Force’s capabilities and offers a host of features that make it particularly well suited to missions...Read more
When it came, the storm blew at speeds of over 200 kilometers per hour. In mid-September 2014, Hurricane Odile hit the Mexican peninsula state of Baja California, destroying 95 percent of the electricity network in some regions and cutting off the water supply for large parts of the population. Only two days after the hurricane had left its trail of destruction, two Mexican Navy EC725s arrived in...Read more
Belgium takes delivery of last NH90 TTH
Yesterday the fourth and final NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) was delivered to the Belgian Ministry of Defence during a ceremony in Marignane, France, where the helicopter was built. The helicopter will be based at the Beauvechain Air Base in Belgium, home of the 1st Wing. It will be used for tactical transport and utility missions. In attendance was Lt General Clement, Belguim’s...Read more
In a delivery ceremony held at Airbus Helicopters in Germany, Airbus Helicopters handed over the first aircraft of this new version of the EC135 family. Launch customer Aiut Alpin Dolomites is a mountain rescue operator in Italy already operating an EC135. “The increased performance of the EC135 T3/P3 will bring additional power reserves, which gives us a higher safety margin. This is crucial for...Read more
AS350 B3 Bolivian cableway
René Filipovich , uno de los pilotos de la FAB, nos los cuenta A principios de este año se puso en funcionamiento en La Paz, el mayor sistema teleférico del mundo,un auténtico metropolitano que viaja por los cielos para facilitar el desplazamiento de millones de ciudadanos, que hasta la fecha se veían obligados a servirse de un número creciente de minibuses, taxis o automóviles en las...Read more