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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 SAS
Preferred suppliers Garmin International (Airbus Supplier of Excellence Award, 2018) ,
Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH (Best Improver 2016, Bronze Award) ,
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS (Best Performer 2016, Silver Award) ,
Rohde & Schwarz International GmbH (Best Performer, Supplier Relationship Management Award, 2018)
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 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 Skyways Unmanned electric octocopter.
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 H135   Analysis Electronic Flight Instrument Systems: Helionix avionics suite (optional); Helicopter Rotors: Four-blade bearingless main rotor; New Generation Fenestron tail rotor
Airbus Helicopters H145M/EC145   Analysis Electronic Flight Instrument Systems: Helionix avionics suite (optional); 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
Sectors Categories
Airframe Assemblies Fly-by-Wire Systems , Helicopter Assemblies
Flight and Data Management Autopilots
Indicators and Instruments Electronic Flight Instrument Systems
Power Transmission Gearboxes
Rotors & Propellers Helicopter Rotors
Company press releases
Airbus' Skyways drone trials world's first shore-to-ship deliveries  March 15, 2019
Airbus and Swiss Rotor Solutions promoting use of Maximum Pilot View Kit on H125/AS350 helicopters  March 5, 2019
Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator flies unmanned  December 20, 2018
First serial H160 takes to the skies  December 18, 2018
Airbus and Hungary announce long-term industrial partnership  December 17, 2018
Racer high-speed demonstrator passes preliminary design review milestone  October 16, 2018
Airbus Corporate Helicopters Displays New ACH135 Helionix at Monaco Yacht Show for the First Time  September 20, 2018
Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel demonstrate the highest levels of Manned-Unmanned Teaming capabilities  April 24, 2018
H135 receives FAA certification for Helionix avionics suite  February 28, 2018
Airbus completes first flight demonstration for its commercial parcel delivery drone 'Skyways'  February 8, 2018

See the full news archive for Airbus Helicopters.

Other relevant press releases
KAI unveils prototype of light armed helicopter  January 4, 2019
Latecoere selected to design and develop systems test benches for Airbus Helicopters  March 8, 2018
Aneto selected to power Airbus Helicopters Racer high-speed demonstrator  February 27, 2018
Liebherr-Aerospace receives order for Airbus Helicopters' H160 heating valves  February 9, 2018
Airbus Helicopters continues industrial transformation with Paris-Le Bourget blades site  December 13, 2017
Latecoere is selected to supply the cockpit control panels for the H175 from Airbus Helicopters  September 14, 2017
Daher enhances its footprint in Mexico while supporting Airbus Helicopters' metallic aerostructures activities  August 29, 2017
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
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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