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Airbus Helicopters expects the market to recover gradually

Airbus Helicopters expects the market to recover gradually

By Francois Blanc On January 26, following the release of the first 2021 results, Bruno Even, President of Airbus Helicopters, gave a press conference and presented the results of a year still marked by the global viral crisis and its countless consequences in the...

Helicopters and drones, the essential cohabitation

Helicopters and drones, the essential cohabitation

By Frédéric Lert Helicopters are facing a growing threat of air collision from "uncooperative" drones operating in the lower layers of the airspace. The development of an anti-collision system is now a priority to ensure flight safety, both in the military and...

SH09 becomes AW09

SH09 becomes AW09

By Fred Vergnères & Leonardo A year after completing the acquisition of Swiss company Kopter, the Leonardo Group has decided to integrate the SH09 as a full-fledged aircraft in its product line by renaming it AW09. According to the Italian helicopter manufacturer,...

Airbus Helicopters is making progress on the Racer program

Airbus Helicopters is making progress on the Racer program

During a press briefing via its social networks, Airbus Helicopters revealed several points on the progress of the Racer program launched on 2017. As a reminder, this program was launched and developed in the frame of the European Research Clean Sky 2 project, which...

Airbus Helicopters resilient in 2020

Airbus Helicopters resilient in 2020

In 2020, Airbus Helicopters logged 289 gross orders (net: 268) in a challenging market heavily impacted by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, reinforcing the company’s position on the civil and parapublic market. Additionally, the company delivered...

Airbus Helicopters makes it big in 2020

Airbus Helicopters makes it big in 2020

By Frederic Lert In a gloomy economic climate, the European helicopter manufacturer saves the day. They can even be pleased to see their market share increase, even if this satisfaction is only relative…  Bruno Even ©Airbus Helicopters I look at myself, I feel sorry...

The X3, ten years after…

The X3, ten years after…

By Frédéric Lert On the 6th of September 2010, the X3 took off for the first time from the Istres air base in the south of France. 50% aeroplane, 50% helicopter, 100% innovative and successful. The actors of the time remember this extraordinary program... ...

Lynx : quarante ans au service de la France

Lynx : quarante ans au service de la France

By Fred Vergneres Le 4 septembre dernier, devant un parterre d’officiers et trois machines spécialement décorées pour l’occasion, la Marine nationale a fait ses adieux à ses derniers Lynx encore en opération. Outre l’hélicoptère, l’entité a également mis en sommeil,...

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