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Airbus Helicopters (France)
Contact details
Address Aeroport International Marseille-, Provence, F-13725 Marignane Cedex, France
Telephone +33 4 4285 8585
Facsimile +33 4 4285 8500
Web www.airbushelicopters.com
Association memberships AeroSpace & Defence Industries Associations of Europe ,
Parent company Airbus Group SE
Subsidiaries Airbus Group Australia Pacific , Airbus Helicopters Canada , Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH , Airbus Helicopters Espana , Airbus Helicopters Inc. , Airbus Helicopters Romania , Helicopteros do Brasil SA , NHIndustries Sarl
Preferred suppliers Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH (Best Improver 2016, Bronze Award) , Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS (Best Performer 2016, Silver Award)
Aircraft currently in production/development
Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+/AS565 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter. AS365 is part of the Dauphin family of helicopters. Also includes military (naval) version AS565 MBe Panther
Airbus Helicopters H120 Single turboshaft light utility helicopter. Part of the light Colibri family of aircraft. Formerly known as EC120B.
Airbus Helicopters H125 Single turboshaft light utility helicopter, includes military version H125M. Part of Ecureuil family of aircraft. Formerly known as AS350B. H125M formerly known as AS550 C3e.
Airbus Helicopters H130 Single turboshaft light utility helicopter. Formerly known as EC130T2.
Airbus Helicopters H135 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter, includes military version H135M. Formerly known as as EC135 T3/P3. H135M formerly known as the EC635 T2e/P2e.
Airbus Helicopters H145M/EC145 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter. Includes military version H145M (formerly known as EC645 T2). Also military version UH-72A Lakota for US Army.
Airbus Helicopters H155 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter. Formerly known as EC155 B1. Member of the Dauphin family.
Airbus Helicopters H160 Turboshaft light utility helicopter, (previously known as X4).
Airbus Helicopters H175 Twin turboshaft medium utility helicopter. Formerly known as EC175. Variant AC352 produced in China.
Airbus Helicopters H215/H225/AS332/AS532 Twin turboshaft medium utility helicopters. H225 (formerly EC225) and military H225M (formerly EC725) variants, and H215. Formerly Super Puma AS332 C1e, AS332 L1e; Military AS532 ALe; Also produced in Indonesia as NAS332.
Airbus Helicopters Racer High speed, long range, hybrid helicopter technology demonstrator (the original project was the X-3)
Airbus Helicopters Tiger Twin turboshaft military combat helicopter. Includes enhanced Tiger HAD variant.
Airbus Helicopters X6 Twin-engine heavylift helicopter
Guimbal Cabri G2 Single piston composite light helicopter. Airbus VSR700 OPV variant.
Client aircraft programs
Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+/AS565   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: Starflex main rotor hub with four blades; eleven-blade Fenestron tail rotor
Airbus Helicopters H120   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: Three-blade main rotor with Spheriflex hub; eight-blade New Generation Fenestron tail rotor
Airbus Helicopters H135   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: Four-blade bearingless main rotor; New Generation Fenestron tail rotor
Airbus Helicopters H145M/EC145   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: ATR (Advanced Technology Rotor) rotor head with composite blades
Airbus Helicopters H155   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: Spheriflex five-blade main rotor; ten-blade Fenestron tail rotor
Airbus Helicopters H160   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Spheriflex bearingless main rotor hub; Electronic Flight Instrument Systems: Helionix avionic suite; Helicopter Rotors: Blue Edge main rotor blades
Airbus Helicopters H175   Analysis Electronic Flight Instrument Systems: Helionix avionic suite (AC352 variant); Helicopter Rotors: Spheriflex five blade main rotor
Airbus Helicopters Tiger   Analysis Helicopter Rotors: Three-blade Spheriflex tail rotor
KAI KUH Korean Utility Helicopter   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Rotor mast; Autopilots: ; Gearboxes: Main gear box
NHIndustries NH90   Analysis Fly-by-Wire Systems: Quadruplex FBW controls; Helicopter Rotors: Spheriflex titanium main rotor hub with four blades
Airframe Assemblies, Flight and Data Management, Indicators and Instruments, Power Transmission, Rotors & Propellers
Manufactured product categories
Autopilots, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Fly-by-Wire Systems, Gearboxes, Helicopter Assemblies, Helicopter Rotors
Company press releases
Airbus Helicopters reveals Racer high-speed demonstrator configuration  June 20, 2017
VSR700 demonstrator performs first autonomous flights  June 19, 2017
Airbus Helicopters breaks ground on first helicopter assembly line in China  May 27, 2017
Airbus Helicopters rolls out 700th H130  May 16, 2017
Airbus Helicopters and IAR sign an exclusive agreement for the H215M in Romania  April 13, 2017
H175 performance further enhanced with 7.8t extended MTOW  March 7, 2017
H135 receives EASA certification for Helionix avionics suite  November 16, 2016
Airbus Helicopters and Helibras introduce first H225M in naval combat version  October 27, 2016
H160 demonstrates next-generation passenger experience in flight tests  July 28, 2016
'Make in India' boost: Mahindra to make parts for Airbus Helicopters AS565 MBe Panther rotorcraft  July 12, 2016

See the full news archive for Airbus Helicopters.

Other relevant press releases
L3's MX-15 Electro-Optical and Infrared (EO/IR) System selected by Airbus Helicopters for two foreign militaries  July 19, 2017
Airbus Helicopters selects Hexcel as supplier of advanced composite materials for the H160 helicopter  June 22, 2017
ACSS selected by Airbus Helicopters to supply T3CAS Integrated Surveillance System for next-generation H160 helicopter  June 20, 2017
DLR develops key components for the RACER flying demonstrator  June 20, 2017
Astronautics to provide connectivity solution for Airbus Helicopters  June 19, 2017
Airbus Helicopters selects Dassault Systèmes' “Build to Operate” industry solution eperience for its manufacturing operations management  June 15, 2015
Pall Aerospace announces FAA Certification of the PB100F PUREair Dry Barrier Filter for the Airbus Helicopter AS350  March 26, 2015
Esterline CMC Electronics' avionics selected for X4 helicopter  March 3, 2015
Turbomeca selected as sole-engine supplier for X4 helicopter  February 18, 2015
Airbus Helicopter and Avio Aero sign agreement for technologically advanced helicopter accessory gearboxes  December 18, 2014
Articles from Airframer journal
Virtually nothing separates partners in France and China on the manufacturing front June 13, 2008
Factory series: The character forming multi-country history that makes Eurocopter what it is today April 9, 2008
Factory series: Machine-style precision plays a big part in efficient assembly April 9, 2008
Forecasts show strong growth for business jet makers October 12, 2007
Eurocopter looks back to see a tail of the future September 17, 2007
Eurocopter re-engineers blade plant August 3, 2007
Manufacturers stress the benefits of working with international partners February 5, 2007
Eurocopter advances customised HUMS project to cut maintenance costs December 5, 2006
Eurocopter sharpens blade assembly processes November 1, 2006
New Eurocopter facility opens in Greece September 6, 2006
Robots answer the riveting challenges of airframe assembly September 6, 2006
Seven aerospace manufacturers to work on 'green' aircraft technology breakthroughs August 9, 2006
Work on one-piece fuselage nears completion October 5, 2005

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