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Airbus Helicopters H160 receives FAA certification

Marignane — Airbus Helicopters has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the H160 helicopter, marking a significant milestone in theaircraft’s development and positioning it for entry into the U.S. market. «We are pleased to receive FAA certification for the H160, which is testament to many years of hard work and commitment from our teams in order Leer másAirbus Helicopters H160 receives FAA certification[…]

Leonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft

Rome/Bordes, 26/01/2023 – Leonardo and Safran Helicopter Engines have joined forces to further enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of the next generation AW09 single-engine helicopter with the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft. The Leonardo Helicopters AW09 will feature the 1,000 shp class of power Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K, the newest generation of the Arriel family. Leer másLeonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft[…]

The AW169 expands capabilities with SAR Modes certification

Rome, 9 November 2022 – The AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter’s operational capabilities and configuration options grow further with the recent EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification of the skid undercarriage and unique IFR, single pilot, Advanced Search and Rescue (SAR) Modes. These latest achievements follow additional enhancements, such as the introduction of the Leer másThe AW169 expands capabilities with SAR Modes certification[…]

HEMS operations in Europe with the Bell 429 helicopter

Having the best possible aircraft available is essential when it comes to the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) mission and the Bell 429 is the response. For many emergency scenarios, EMS helicopters remain the sole method of transporting patients to hospitals – whether it’s due to the patient being in an inhospitable prehospital location or Leer másHEMS operations in Europe with the Bell 429 helicopter[…]

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