New H160 Production Practices Set By Airbus

Credit: H160: Mztourist
MARSEILLE, France and LOUISVILLE, Kentucky – Airbus Helicopters is set to prove the concept of a lean manufacturing process to speed up assembly of its new twin-engine H160 medium helicopter. By assembling major elements of the aircraft elsewhere – a process known as Major Component Assemblies – and...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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