Airbus Boosts Automation Features In The H160

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A U.S. customer will be one of the first to receive an H160 later this year.
Credit: Eric Raz/Airbus Helicopters
Airbus is in the final throes of certifying its H160 twin-engine medium rotorcraft, which emerged out of the company’s X4 program in 2015. The helicopter is expected to reach its first customer—an undisclosed buyer in the U.S.—during the second half of 2020, followed by deliveries to global launch...
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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