Eurocopter is delaying the certification of its EC175 medium-lift helicopter by six months, citing issues with the aircraft’s avionics system. First deliveries of the aircraft will now occur in September 2013, nine months later than planned. Deliveries will follow certification, expected in the summer of 2013. The announcement comes as the first production standard aircraft, S01, made its first flight from the company’s facilities at Marignane, near Marseille, France. S01 will ...


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