Seminole County AS350

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 READ MORE

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Airbus Helicopters Inc. Hosts First Safety Symposium

Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) hosted a U.S. Customer Safety Symposium dedicated to highlighting top safety issues in the industry and allowing customers to share their ideas and solutions. The two-day event brought together Airbus Helicopters Inc. leadership, customers and industry experts for presentations and discussions on helicopter safety – which covered a broad range of topics, READ MORE

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Airbus Helicopters’ Customers Recognized for Heroic Work During Flood

Two first responder groups based in Travis County will be recognized at a national conference next week for their heroic work during the Oct 31 floods. The National Association for Search and Rescue will honor Travis County STAR Flight and Austin/Travis County EMS’ Special Operations team in separate awards for their lifesaving work when Onion Creek READ MORE

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Sundance Helicopters remodels terminal, polishes image

Airbus Helicopters’ customer Sundance Helicopter recently appeared in a feature article for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.   The article discusses the massive rebranding going on for Sundance Helicopter and how, with the help of Airbus Helicopters, they are transistioning their entire fleet to the new EC130 T2.   The EC130 T2 is the latest from the the popular EC130 light READ MORE

Oklahoma City Police AS350

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 READ MORE

Papillon AS350

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 READ MORE

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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 READ MORE

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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 READ MORE

Mississippi DPS AS350B3e

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 READ MORE

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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 READ MORE