Airbus Helicopters has completed official delivery of the first two Tiger helicopters in the new HAD-E version and the first NH90 GSPA tactical transport helicopter destined for the Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET). These three helicopters were assembled in the Spanish plant in Albacete, which successfully carried out the industrial phase, airworthiness certification and technical …

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La flotte d’hélicoptères de combat Tigre de l’armée de Terre prend une dimension nouvelle avec la livraison hier par Airbus Helicopters des deux premiers appareils en version HAD (appui-destruction) « Block 2 », suite à sa qualification par la Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) le 21 novembre. Ces deux Tigres rejoignent ceux déjà en service …

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Dernier en date des hélicoptères militaires multirôle légers d’Airbus Helicopters, l’EC645 T2 (LUH SOF) a récemment décollé pour son vol inaugural au-dessus du site bavarois du constructeur à Donauwörth. L’appareil a fourni une démonstration impressionnante de ses capacités en présence de représentants de la Bundeswehr, client de lancement de cette nouvelle version de l’EC645. « …

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La Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) a prononcé, le 21 novembre 2014, la qualification de l’hélicoptère de combat TIGRE appui-destruction (HAD) destiné à l’armée de Terre française dans sa version définitive (dite block 2).  Après la certification prononcée le 17 novembre 2014, cette qualification marque la fin des développements de la nouvelle version du TIGRE. …

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Les futurs pilotes d’hélicoptères de l’armée de terre et de la marine australiennes seront formés et s’entraîneront sur trois simulateurs Full Flight de Thales et divers autres entraîneurs synthétiques. Ces équipements seront fournis au maître d’œuvre, Boeing Defence Australia, au titre du programme Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS). Thales fournira trois simulateurs Full Flight (FFS) …

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The mission capabilities and cost effectiveness of Airbus Helicopters’ AS565 MBe Panther has been further validated by Indonesia’s order for 11 rotorcraft to be used in naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions. Scheduled for deliveries within three years, the AS565 MBe helicopters will be supplied by Airbus Helicopters to PT Dirgantara Indonesia. Through the strategic industrial …

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The highly fruitful Airbus Helicopters relationship with Indonesia takes center stage at Indo Defence 2014, where this long-term cooperation’s advantages for Indonesian military services, parapublic operators and industry will be highlighted at the exposition in Jakarta. During the 5-8 November event, Airbus Helicopters’ exhibit is to focus on its beneficial relationship with PT Dirgantara Indonesia/Indonesian …

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The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725. The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 T2s to be deployed on transport duties and other missions, with deliveries scheduled to begin in …

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In a ceremony held yesterday at the Thai Police Aviation Division, the Royal Thai Police (RTP) received its first of two Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+ that were ordered between 2012 and 2013. Configured for search and rescue (SAR) missions, the AS365 N3+ is outfitted with equipment including electrical hoist, rappelling installation, cargo sling and search …

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The improvements to the Full Flight Mission Simulator’s (FFMS) Visual Display System (VDS) mean the Australian Tiger simulator now has the highest levels of ‘out of the window’ realism of any Tiger FFMS in the world. Working closely with prime contractor Airbus Group Australia Pacific and Australian Army Aviation, Thales successfully completed the complex upgrade …

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