Airbus Helicopters

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
Specialists are adding new services, growing their global footprint and signing new customers.
Marketplace

By Tony Osborne
Saudi Arabia's The Helicopter Company has signed multi-year framework orders with Airbus and Leonardo for a combined 250 helicopters at Heli-Expo.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
Militaries in the region are looking to evolve their attack helicopters.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Airbus believes assembling its H125 single-engine light helicopter in India will open new commercial and parapublic markets for the aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Despite losing the energy market, Airbus has sold about 100 H225s in five years and aims to repeat that before the turn of the decade.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The manufacturer is aiming for a first flight of the high-speed rotorcraft demonstrator in late March or early April.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Fast rotorcraft efforts might be accelerating across the industry, but keep watch on the light turbine helicopter market during 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Airbus is working to quadruple the production rate of the H175 to reflect the growing market need for the super-medium helicopter.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Chen Chuanren
The ADF will be leasing five H135 T3s from its U.K. counterpart for a period of five years to expedite the training of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter pilots.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Fast rotorcraft race to flight; Wing’s bigger package-carrier; Airbus tests fuel-cell system; and ZeroAvia develops hydrogen refueler.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
A program to upgrade the Tiger attack helicopters of the French and Spanish armies has been scaled back.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The global rotorcraft market is in a steady state, but orders and deliveries have still yet to return to pre-COVID-19 levels, Airbus Helicopters CEO says.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Europe’s two fast-rotorcraft demonstrator projects are racing to achieve first flight before the EU’s long-running Clean Sky 2 research program finishes.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Airbus Helicopters is acquiring U.S.-based uncrewed aircraft systems developer Aerovel to bolster its portfolio of tactical UAS products.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The country’s order for armed H145Ms is the largest order yet for Airbus’ militarized light twin.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Swaati Ketkar
Indamer will begin providing MRO services for Airbus Helicopters from its facilities in Nagpur, Mumbai and New Delhi.
MRO

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

By Tony Osborne
Airbus Helicopters' Vertex project has demonstrated fully autonomous flight, including takeoff, cruise, approach and landing.
Emerging Technologies

By Graham Warwick
U.S. startup Skyryse has conducted the first fully automated autorotation emergency landing in a helicopter.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The OEM is growing its experimental helicopter fleet to help shape technologies for its advanced air mobility ambitions.
Emerging Technologies

By Graham Warwick
Skyryse has begun certification work on its second rotorcraft platform and is Iooking ahead to its first fixed-wing application.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Paul Seidenman, David Spanovich
The manufacturers are looking to reduce weight, increase durability and incorporate predictive maintenance capabilities.
Interiors & Connectivity

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Budget, Policy & Operations