Topic: Airbus

Airbus Flying in DVE Conditions

Airbus White Paper: Solving the problem of flying in DVE for helicopter pilots Brown-out, white-out or zero-light conditions ...


Seminole County Sheriff's Office takes delivery on a new AS350 B3e

The Seminole County Sheriff’s OfficeAviation Section recently received a new  Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e completed by Metro Aviation. The AS350 B3e is equipped with a cargo hook for sling work, a hoist for rescue operations, an HD color/low-light camera and recording device with Forward Looking Infrared (F.L.I.R) for surveillance and SWAT operations. The helicopter also has fast rope ...


AS350 is helicopter of choice for Oklahoma law enforcement agencies

Airbus Helicopters Inc. announced that the police departments of Oklahoma City and Tulsa have purchased AS350-series helicopters to upgrade their fleets, increasing to three the number of major Oklahoma law enforcement agencies operating Airbus Helicopters products. The Oklahoma City Police Department ordered two AS350B3e helicopters to replace their current fleet of patrol helicopters and to increase ...


Papillon Airways Inc. and Rainier Heli-International expand fleets

Business at Papillon Airways Inc. and sister company Rainer-Heli International continues to grow along with their ever-expanding Airbus Helicopters fleets. Papillon and Rainer-Heli are two of 12 helicopter companies owned by the Halvorson family, who have been in the rotary-wing aircraft business since 1965. The two companies own a combined 70 helicopters. “We value our longstanding relationship ...


Airbus Helicopters announces schedule for Customer Service Symposiums

Airbus Helicopters Inc. announced Tuesday that it will hold its national CS3 Customer Service Symposium on Sept. 8-10 in Grapevine, Texas. The annual event is an opportunity for operators of Airbus Helicopters to get the latest safety and technical updates and meet with the company’s key customer support personnel and management. In addition to the national ...


U.S. Helicopters continues fleet upgrade with addition of AS350B2s

U.S. Helicopters Inc. a premier provider of full service, exclusive use Electronic News Gathering (ENG) helicopter programs in the U.S., continues to upgrade its fleet with the addition of two new Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350B2s. Delivered in July and December of 2013, the two new B2s will service news stations in two of the top five ...


Mississippi DPS purchases AS350B3e to consolidate helicopter fleet

After operating a fleet of three different helicopters for more than a decade, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety decided to consolidate by buying an AS350B3e AStar from Airbus Helicopters Inc. The AS350B3e was chosen over the competition as the aircraft best suited for multiple missions, including patrol, drug eradication and hurricane support. Mississippi DPS sold ...


Med-Trans Corp. takes delivery of 25th EC135 for air medical transport

Med-Trans Corp., a leading provider of air medical transport services, has taken delivery of a new EC135 helicopter, the 25th of the popular twin-engine aircraft model that it has purchased from Airbus Helicopters Inc. and placed into service since 2007. “We have been very pleased with the EC135 as we expand our fleet as our business ...


CHI Aviation Purchases Two EC175s from Airbus Helicopters Inc.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. on Tuesday announced the purchase of two EC175s by CHI Aviation, OF Howell, Mich. That will be utilized in search and rescue missions and passenger transport for its oil and gas customers on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Established in 1980 and accident free, CHI Aviation provides search and rescue and passenger transport services ...


University of Miami purchases AS350B3e to serve as research platform

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) has purchased an Airbus Helicopters, Inc. AS350B3e to serve as a flying scientific laboratory. ...


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