Plans by the U.S. Army to purchase another 100 Airbus UH-72 Lakota light utility helicopters to support future rotary-wing training will not affect Airbus Helicopters’ plans to assemble AS350 Ecureuil/Astar helicopters in the U.S., company officials say. Airbus Helicopters, formerly Eurocopter, announced in September 2013 that it would begin assembly of the light, single-engined helicopter at the company’s Columbus, Miss., plant after the fiscal 2014 budget revealed Army plans to cut ...


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