03/30/2010 : Eurocopter Canada Announces the Sale of Three EC130 B4 Helicopters to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources - Eurocopter Canada (ECL) is pleased to announce the sale of three EC130 B4 single-engine helicopters to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for forest fire management work and utility missions across Canada’s second largest province.
03/29/2010 : Eurocopter signs contracts for seven helicopters at FIDAE Air and Space Show 2010 and receives certification for its regional training centre - Eurocopter Chile and Cono Sur, subsidiary of the Eurocopter Group, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, announced contract signatures for the sale of 7 helicopters to several parapublic and private operators from Argentina and Chile during FIDAE Air and Space Show 2010.
03/25/2010 : Eurocopter and Funkwerk Avionics perform the first helicopter test flight in Galileo test bed GATE - Eurocopter and Funkwerk Avionics have successfully completed a helicopter test flight with an EC145 in the Galileo test bed GATE in Berchtesgaden, Southern Germany
03/22/2010 : Eurocopter and Helibras celebrate the groundbreaking for the new EC 725 helicopter assembly line in Brazil - Eurocopter and its Helicópteros do Brasil-Helibras affiliate company today marked the construction start-up for a new rotary-wing center of excellence in Itajuba, Brazil, where Helibras will produce, assemble and maintain EC725 helicopters being acquired by the Brazilian armed forces.
03/08/2010 : Prepared for the future in Police Air Support Devon & Cornwall Police takes delivery of a new EC145 helicopter - On Friday 5th March the Devon & Cornwall Police took delivery of a new EC145 helicopter.
03/05/2010 : EADS North America delivers 100th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army - ARLINGTON, Va. and COLUMBUS, Miss., March 4, 2010 – EADS North America delivered its 100th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army today, marking another on-time and on-budget achievement for a highly successful program that supports America’s warfighters and contributes to the nation’s homeland security.
03/03/2010 : Eurocopter and Pawan Hans to set up joint-ventures for MRO and Training - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer and Pawan Hans Helicopters, the largest civil helicopter operator in India, announced...
03/03/2010 : Eurocopter sells seven new ‘AS 365 N3’ Helicopters to Pawan Hans Pawan Hans Helicopters expands its fleet of Dauphin helicopters to 33 as Eurocopter and Pawan Hans take their 24-year-old relationship to new heights - EUROCOPTER, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer and Pawan Hans Helicopters, the largest civil helicopter operator in India, today signed a contract for seven new Dauphin AS 365 N3 helicopters.
03/03/2010 : Eurocopter gears up to strengthen partnerships with Indian industry Strong presence at India Aviation 2010 - Eurocopter, the global leader in helicopter manufacturing, is showing a strong presence at India Aviation 2010, the second edition of the international exhibition on Civil Aviation Sector.
02/23/2010 : TEMSCO Helicopters begins fleet upgrade program with the purchase of an AS350 B3 at Heli-Expo - From the Eurocopter booth at Heli-Expo, American Eurocopter announced that TEMSCO Helicopters has signed for an AS350 B3 helicopter as it begins a fleet upgrade program.
02/23/2010 : Suffolk County Police Department Orders another AS350 B2 Becomes an all-Eurocopter fleet - American Eurocopter announced today that the Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD) has ordered another AS350 B2 helicopter that will join the department’s existing fleet of two AS350 B2s and one EC145.
02/23/2010 : Air Methods Expands Fleet with Twelve Helicopters from American Eurocopter Orders eight EC130s and four AS350 B3s - American Eurocopter announced that Air Methods Corporation, the world’s largest air medical transportation provider, has ordered eight EC130 and four AS350 B3 helicopters.
02/23/2010 : Papillon Helicopters Adds Another EC130 to Its “Flightseeing” Fleet - American Eurocopter announced today that Papillon Helicopters, Inc. has ordered another EC130 B4 to its aerial tour operations in the Grand Canyon and the surrounding area. This is the fourteenth EC130 B4 in the company’s fleet.
02/23/2010 : U.S Customs and Border Protection Adds Six Helicopters to Light Enforcement Helicopter Contract Enters first option year, orders six AS350 B3s - From the Eurocopter booth at Heli-Expo, American Eurocopter announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has entered into the first option year on the Light Enforcement Helicopter (LEH) contract and placed an order for six AS350 B3s.
02/22/2010 : Eurocopter enhances Cabin Comfort for a smoother Ride - Eurocopter’s R&D teams are working on several programs to enhance cabin comfort providing customers with a smoother ride. Five-blade main rotors as on the EC155 and EC225 have led to a significant reduction of vibrations
02/22/2010 : Eurocopter offers new Inlet Barrier Filter for EC135 to Raise Engine Lifetime and reduce Maintenance Costs ADAC Air Rescue of Germany is Launch Customer - Eurocopter displays an EC135 P2i with a newly developed inlet barrier filter (IBF) at Heli-Expo. During the show, the aircraft was handed over to ADAC Air Rescue of Germany, the first operator to put the new system into service. It is ADAC’s 30th EC135 in total and its first to be equipped with this filter system. ADAC Air Rescue is the launch customer for Eurocopter’s IBF solution.
02/22/2010 : Eurocopter highlights its innovation and bluecopter® technology at Heli-Expo 2010 - Eurocopter will open the door to its development labs at this year’s Heli-Expo, showcasing some of its flight proven innovation technologies.
02/22/2010 : Eurocopter displays new Technologies and proven Aircraft at Heli-Expo 2010 First Presentation of EC175 in SAR Configuration - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer in the civil and public services markets, displays, on its booth #3128, several of its successful products and key examples of its R&D work, demonstrating its innovative strength and continued effort to increase the customer value of its helicopters.
02/16/2010 : Eurocopter’s Super Puma/Cougar/EC225 Family marks 4 Million Flight Hours - Eurocopter’s heavy-duty family of helicopters, the AS332 Super Puma/AS532 Cougar and their latest-generation derivatives, the EC225/EC725, have accumulated a total of four million flight hours in service. To date, 740 civil and military variants of this product family are in service with customers around the world, mostly serving in offshore oil and gas services in the harsh conditions of the North Sea, SAR (Search and Rescue) and VIP transport, as well as demanding military missions such as Combat SAR and troop transport in hostile environments.
02/12/2010 : Eurocopter reinforces its commitment to India at Defexpo 2010 ~Will showcase AS550 C3 Fennec, EC725 and Panther at Defexpo 2010~ - Eurocopter, the world leading helicopter manufacturer, will show a significant presence at Defexpo 2010, with its star product, the AS 550 C3, participating in the ongoing trials for the Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopter requirements of the Indian Armed Forces. The premiere defence Airshow in Asia, being organized by the Indian Ministry of Defence will see Eurocopter present its range of military helicopters and state-of-the-art technology.
02/10/2010 : Eurocopter celebrates maiden flight of CH-53GA right on schedule - The CH-53GA medium-lift military transport helicopter successfully completed its maiden flight over the Bavarian town of Donauwörth today before an admiring crowd of approximately 150 guests. Eurocopter test pilot Rene Nater and flight engineer Antoine Van Gent were at the controls. This first flight came just three years after the contract was awarded, and represents a major milestone for the CH-53GA program, as well as for Eurocopter Germany's support centre for the German Army helicopters. Thanks to the new upgrades, the helicopter’s service life has been extended to 2030.
02/05/2010 : Eurocopter Southeast Asia signs contract with Vinacopter Vinacopter orders four helicopters to develop commercial helicopter market in Vietnam - Eurocopter Southeast Asia signs contract with Vinacopter Vinacopter orders four helicopters to develop commercial helicopter market.
02/05/2010 : Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA) announces first sales contract with Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (MNRE) EC135 Helicopter chosen for exploration and surveillance missions - Eurocopter Southeast Asia (ESEA), subsidiary of the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today announced its first sales contract with Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (MNRE) for one EC135 aircraft. The sale follows the establishment of Eurocopter’s first branch office in Thailand in December last year.
02/04/2010 : Eurocopter and Spanish Ministry of the Interior Sign Contract for 12 EC135s to Be Assembled in Albacete - Eurocopter and the Spanish Ministry of the Interior have signed a contract for the purchase of twelve EC135 P2i helicopters. Spain's National Police Force will operate six of the new aircraft for law enforcement missions, while the remaining six will join the current fleet of the Spanish Guardia Civil.
02/02/2010 : Eurocopter soars to greater heights in Asia - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today announced that in 2009, it recorded a turnover growth of 58 per cent in Asia to reach €896 million.
01/25/2010 : Eurocopter meets 2009 Turnover and Delivery Objectives - Civil Orders decrease while military Orders increase - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, met its business and delivery objectives for 2009 and stabilised its turnover at the level of its record year, 2008. The world economic crisis caused a sharp order decline in the civil market for light helicopters. However, governmental orders have over-compensated in value the drop in commercial unit sales, leading to the second-best result of order intakes in Eurocopter’s history. In line with Eurocopter’s roadmap, the Support and Services business was also strengthened with the signature of a number of significant contracts.
01/07/2010 : Helibras will upgrade 34 Eurocopter helicopters for the Brazilian Army - Helicópteros do Brasil S.A.-Helibras, Eurocopter subsidiary in Brazil, signed on the 24th of December 2009 a contract to upgrade 34 AS365K Panther helicopters of the Brazilian Army Aviation.
06/30/2010 : The Czech Police Aviation Department marks its 75th anniversary and logs the 10,000th flight hour with its Eurocopter EC135 fleet - The Czech Police Aviation Department (CPAD) is celebrating two key milestones this month: its 75th year of service, and the 10,000th flight hour logged by the department’s Eurocopter EC135 helicopter fleet.
06/22/2010 : Travis County STAR Flight Places Third EC145 into Service - Grand Prairie, TX – June 21, 2010 – American Eurocopter announced today that Travis County STAR Flight has placed its third EC145 into service. STAR Flight is a public safety air rescue program based in Austin, Texas. The program selected the EC145 to fulfill the needs of its expanding mission scope.
06/14/2010 : Eurocopter’s multi-role EC645 military helicopter to make its debut at the 2010 Eurosatory exhibition - The newest member of Eurocopter’s military helicopter family will be shown for the first time at next week’s Eurosatory defense exhibition with the EC645’s unveiling as a highly capable, medium-sized multirole platform for armed reconnaissance, fire support, observation, airlift missions and search & rescue.
06/10/2010 : Eurocopter hands over EC145 Stylence Helicopter to ‘Spedition & Helicopterservice Linke GmbH’ from Germany - The VIP-configured EC145 Stylence helicopter which is presented in the ILA HeliCenter Static Display was handed over to ‘Spedition & Helicopterservice Linke GmbH’, a Northern Germany-based logistic company, on June 10th, 2010.
06/10/2010 : Turkish Ministry of Transport and Eurocopter confirm contract for two EC145 at ILA 2010 - The Turkish State Airport Administration (DHMI), a subsidiary of the Turkish Ministry of Transport and the Eurocopter Group today confirmed a contract for two EC145 helicopters, at the ILA trade fair in Berlin Germany.
06/08/2010 : Eurocopter welcomes Europe's next generation to celebrate the 10th anniversary of EADS - To celebrate its 10th anniversary, EADS has organized the "I dream up my future" days, an event offering teenagers a unique opportunity to discover the fascinating world of aeronautics. The Group has invited some 10,000 students between the ages of 12 and 14 from all over Europe to visit the various EADS sites in order to entice their curiosity and encourage them to pursue careers in the field.
06/04/2010 : Eurocopter to display its latest-generation product range at the 2010 ILA Berlin Air Show - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer in the civil and public services markets, will utilize this year’s ILA Berlin Air Show to highlight the company’s international market strength and its continuing ability to innovate.
06/04/2010 : Eurocopter’s market success in Central and Eastern Europe is highlighted at the 2010 ILA Berlin Air Show - A new EC135 EMS of the Polish Ministry of Health and EC145 of the Lithuanian Border Guard on show. The EC135 and EC145 are the reference helicopters for homeland security and emergency medical services. The contribution of Eurocopter helicopters to improving the homeland security and emergency medical services capabilities of many new Central and Eastern European member countries in the European Union is being spotlighted at this week’s 2010 ILA Berlin Air Show. Since the beginning of the European Union’s eastward expansion in 2004, numerous new member states have upgraded their rotary-wing fleets with Eurocopter’s EC135 and EC145. This enables them to meet the latest international standards in air rescue services, and to comply with the European Schengen Agreement’s requirements for border patrol and law enforcement missions.
06/04/2010 : Eurocopter unveils NH90 MedEvac Variant at ILA Berlin Air Show – Retrofit kit solution also available for Combat SAR missions - Eurocopter will be presenting an NH90 in the Forward Air MedEvac (Medical Evacuation) configuration for the first time at ILA 2010 in Berlin. Designed to meet the future needs of the German Armed Forces, this configuration of the world’s most advanced multirole military helicopter is the company’s response to an initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Defence to increase availability of protected NH90 transport capability for wounded personnel. The requirement amounts to twelve helicopters.
05/27/2010 : The world’s highest-altitude longline rescue is performed by Fishtail Air’s newly-delivered no. 2 Eurocopter AS350 helicopter - A record-breaking aerial rescue on Nepal’s Mount Annapurna has underscored the performance capabilities of Eurocopter’s AS350 Ecureuil helicopter in extreme conditions – including the most challenging high-altitude operations.
05/11/2010 : Eurocopter’s helicopter capabilities for Middle East defense and homeland security are spotlighted at the 2010 SOFEX show in Jordan - The mission capabilities of Eurocopter helicopters produced for Middle East military services and law enforcement agencies are being highlighted at this week’s 2010 Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) in Jordan.
05/10/2010 : Eurocopter names Cécile Vion-Lanctuit as Vice President of Corporate Communications - Cécile Vion-Lanctuit has been appointed as Eurocopter Group’s Vice President of Corporate Communications.
05/04/2010 : Eurocopter brings “Mercedes-Benz style” to the popular EC145 twin-engine helicopter for high-end business and VIP operators - Eurocopter has teamed with renowned automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz to develop a special edition of the EC145 twin-engine turbine helicopter with a high-end interior, which was unveiled today at the 2010 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
05/03/2010 : Eurocopter will highlight its corporate and VIP aviation market leadership at the 2010 EBACE show in Geneva, Switzerland - Eurocopter will have a high-profile presence at next week’s 2010 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, underscoring its role as the world’s leading helicopter supplier for corporate transportation and VIP operators.
04/27/2010 : Eurocopter shapes its future through a major investment program in new products and services, financed through transformation of the company - In answer to the economical crisis and the evolution of the helicopter market, Eurocopter has decided to accelerate its SHAPE improvement program. The company intends to invest between 2010 and 2014 more than 1.3 Billion € in self-funded Research & Development, after having doubled its annual self-funded research and development budget between 2007 and 2010.
04/20/2010 : King Juan Carlos I visits the factory of Eurocopter Spain in Albacete - His Majesty Juan Carlos I, King of Spain, made his first official visit to the facilities of Eurocopter Spain accompanied by the CEO and President of the Eurocopter Group, Lutz Bertling, and the CEO of Eurocopter Spain, Juan Carlos Martínez Saiz.
04/13/2010 : Matthieu Louvot named Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy & Company Development for the Eurocopter Group - Matthieu Louvot has been named Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy & Company Development for the Eurocopter Group and will be reporting directly to Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling.
04/06/2010 : Christian Gras named Executive Vice President, Customers for the Eurocopter Group - Christian Gras has been named within the Eurocopter Group as Executive Vice President, Customers and will be reporting directly to Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling.
09/28/2010 : UTair Aviation signs a contract with Eurocopter Vostok for the acquisition of 20 AS350/AS355 helicopters - Russia’s UTair will acquire 20 AS350/AS355 light helicopters in a new agreement that extends this leading rotary-wing aircraft operator’s long-term strategic relationship with Eurocopter.
09/27/2010 : Flight testing of Eurocopter's X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter demonstrator marks a new milestone in the company's innovation roadmap - Eurocopter has begun test flights of the X3 demonstrator for its innovative High-speed, long-range Hybrid Helicopter (H3) concept, which combines excellent vertical takeoff and landing capabilities with fast cruise speeds of more than 220 kts.
09/22/2010 : Eurocopter delivers new AS350 B3 Helicopter to Namibia's Police Airwing at AAD - Eurocopter, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, today delivered an AS350 B3 “Squirrel” to Namibia’s fledgling Police Airwing during a ceremony at the biennial Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) exhibition.
09/22/2010 : The Monaco Yacht Show welcomes the first participation of Eurocopter's "L'Hélicoptère par Hermès" - Eurocopter’s “L’Hélicoptère par Hermès” is making its first appearance at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2010, with this exclusive EC135 VIP helicopter being exhibited on the 214-foot yacht Feadship Trident.
09/22/2010 : Eurocopter records 35% Increase in Southern Africa - Eurocopter, the world’s leading supplier of civil, law enforcement, emergency response, military and utility helicopters, has experienced a 35 per cent increase in its Southern African business as countries in the region invest in airborne law-enforcement and civic emergency response capabilities.
09/22/2010 : Eurocopter inaugurates extension of its Aviation Training Academy in Kassel just in time for the institute's 40th anniversary - Eurocopter, the internationally leading German-French-Spanish helicopter manufacturer, inaugurated a new building complex at its Aviation Training Academy today in the Marbachhöhe Technology Park near Kassel, Germany, as part of its 40th anniversary celebration.
09/21/2010 : Vietnam's Southern Service Flight Company logs 10,000 flight hours with one of its Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma helicopters - An AS332L2 Super Puma helicopter operated by Vietnam’s Southern Service Flight Company (SSFC) has surpassed the 10,000 flight hour milestone.
09/20/2010 : The Mexican Ministry of Defense orders six additional Eurocopter EC725 helicopters for transport and civil security operations - The Mexican Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Eurocopter for the purchase of six EC725 helicopters.
09/16/2010 : Flight tests begin for Eurocopter's Tiger HAD support and attack helicopter in Spain - The first HAD support and attack version of Eurocopter’s Tiger helicopter has initiated its flight test program at the company’s Albacete facility in Spain.
09/15/2010 : Eurocopter Vostok delivers the first EC135 helicopters equipped with Russian-built avionics to Gazpromavia - Eurocopter Vostok delivered the first EC135 T2i helicopters, part of a purchase contract for eight EC135 helicopters in passenger configuration, to Gazpromavia at Eurocopter’s facility in Donauwörth, Germany.
09/03/2010 : Kannad and Eurocopter receive an award for their co-development of the world's first aviation distress beacon with integrated antenna and GPS - The joint development by Eurocopter and Kannad of a new-generation emergency distress beacon for helicopters was recognized today with an award presented during a conference of industry managers, entrepreneurs, agencies, and managers in the economic and technology sectors.
08/27/2010 : Cooperation agreement is signed to bring Tongji University of China into Eurocopter's international network of partner universities - Eurocopter yesterday signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Tongji University that integrates this Shanghai-based educational institute into the company’s family of partner universities, with the goal of training future technicians and engineers in helicopter technology and reinforcing the international exchange in research and development.
08/16/2010 : First Dauphin AS365 N3 Full Flight Simulator in Singapore, South East Asia - Eurocopter is pleased to announce the introduction of the first Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for the Dauphin AS365 N3 in South East Asia. The simulator is being developed and built in partnership with Thales and will be operational in Eurocopter South East Asia’s (ESEA) new training facility in Singapore by mid 2012.
08/06/2010 : Korean Air Aerospace Division presents first prototype cargo door for Airbus A350 XWB to Eurocopter - This week Korean Air, the aerospace manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, presented its first prototype of a cargo door to Eurocopter.
08/03/2010 : Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Purchases 12 Eurocopter AS350 B2 Helicopters - American Eurocopter announced today that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has purchased 12 AS350 B2 helicopters. The helicopters will be placed into service with the department's Aero Bureau as part of an upgrade plan for its current fleet.
07/29/2010 : Tiger Helicopter: 1,000 Flight Hours in Operations in Afghanistan - The EC665 Tiger HAP (combat support) helicopter received its operational certification from NATO for the Afghan theater of operations in August 2009, just seven months after the final operational standard qualification was issued by government agencies in December 2008.
07/28/2010 : EADS North America’s UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters are deployed to the U.S. Army’s missile test site on Kwajalein Atoll - Four U.S. Army UH-72A Lakotas arrived at the Pacific Ocean’s Kwajalein Atoll June 6, marking the latest overseas assignment for the EADS North America-built Light Utility Helicopter.
07/20/2010 : Eurocopter and Kawasaki Heavy Industries sign new cooperation agreement - At the Farnborough Air Show today, Shigeru Murayama, President of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Aerospace Company (KHI) and Lutz Bertling, President and CEO of Eurocopter, signed a new cooperation agreement for the EC145, a new evolution from the BK117 helicopter family.
07/19/2010 : Eurocopter hands over new EC135 to West Midlands Police Air Support Unit - On July 19, a brand new EC135 P2i was handed over to Assistant Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, Sharon Rowe, on the EADS/Eurocopter booth No. G12 in Hall 4 at the Farnborough International Air Show. The order for this aircraft had been placed in September 2009.
07/16/2010 : Eurocopter to highlight its United Kingdom market leadership and extensive in-country footprint at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow - The presence of Eurocopter at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow will emphasize the company’s strong position in the UK marketplace, where its helicopters constitute the largest rotary-wing aircraft fleet in the country.
07/15/2010 : American Eurocopter’s AS350 Simulator Chosen for ALEA’s Advanced Tactical Flight Officer Course - At the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona, American Eurocopter and ALEA announced that American Eurocopter’s new AS350 flight and mission training simulator will be used for ALEA’s Advanced Tactical Flight Officer training course. The course will be presented by ALEA staff at American Eurocopter’s Training Center in Grand Prairie, Texas.
07/13/2010 : Eurocopter signs contract with Airbus to manufacture A350 XWB doors in Donauwörth - Eurocopter’s collaboration with Airbus on the new A350 XWB long-haul airliner, took a new dimension yesterday in the signing of a major contract at the Eurocopter facility in Donauwörth.
12/20/2010 : Helibras delivers the first three Eurocopter EC725 helicopters for the Brazilian Armed Forces - Eurocopter’s Helicópteros do Brasil (Helibras) subsidiary today delivered the initial three EC725s for Brazil’s armed forces, marking a key milestone in the program to supply 50 of these medium-sized, multi-role helicopters – which will lead to in-country production of the rotary-wing aircraft.
12/20/2010 : Eurocopter completes delivery of 23 EC135 helicopters for Poland's LPR public air medical rescue operator - Poland’s public air medical rescue operator LPR (Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe) has received its final two EC135 helicopters from the 23 acquired by the Polish Ministry of Health, which are being used to modernize the country’s nationwide emergency medical services (EMS) network.
12/17/2010 : Eurocopter begins flight testing of the second EC175 helicopter prototype - The second EC175 prototype helicopter performed its first flight today at Eurocopter’s Marignane, France facility, marking another on-time milestone in the development of this new-generation rotary-wing aircraft.
12/17/2010 : Eurocopter’s Tiger HAD support and attack helicopter version for France performs its maiden flight - The first pre-serial Tiger HAD (fire support and destruction) for France made its maiden flight from Eurocopter’s Marignane, France facility.
12/17/2010 : Eurocopter’s first NH90 TTH tactical transport helicopter for France performs its maiden flight - The first NH90 in the tactical transport helicopter configuration for France made its maiden flight today at Eurocopter’s Marignane, France facility.
12/17/2010 : Eurocopter’s first NH90 TTH tactical transport helicopter for Spain performs its maiden flight - Eurocopter conducted the first flight of Spain’s NH90 TTH tactical transport helicopter today, sustaining the development pace for this multinational rotary-wing program.
12/14/2010 : EADS North America conducts first flight of its Armed Aerial Scout 72X Technical Demonstration Aircraft - EADS North America today announced that it has flown the second of three company-funded Armed Aerial Scout 72X Technical Demonstration Aircraft (TDA).
11/30/2010 : Eurocopter’s first EC145 multi-role helicopter for Malaysia is delivered to Sabah Air Aviation for medical airlift duties - Eurocopter Malaysia is pleased to present the first EC145 helicopter, the first of its type in Malaysia to Sabah Air Aviation which will be used for medical airlift missions in the Sabah region, north of Borneo.
11/16/2010 : Eurocopter signs memorandum with the Civil Aviation University of China to develop training activities for new pilots in China - Eurocopter today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Civil Aviation University of China (CAUC) for ab-initio pilot training activities. This agreement – which was unveiled at Airshow China 2010 in Zhuhai – will result in an intensification of training for future helicopter pilots, and will lead to the establishment of a working group to determine a timeline for different areas of cooperation.
11/16/2010 : Eurocopter signs a capabilities expansion agreement for the jointly-owned COHC General Aviation Maintenance & Engineering Co. in China - A five-year development plan for the expansion of capabilities at COHC General Aviation Maintenance & Engineering Co., Ltd. (CGAMEC) in China has been signed by Eurocopter and the two other shareholders of this jointly-owned operation, Citic Offshore Helicopter Co. Ltd. (COHC) and Samwell Aviation.
11/16/2010 : Eurocopter's presence at Airshow China 2010 in Zhuhai underscores the AS350 B3 and EC225 helicopters' growing role in Chinese operations - Eurocopter is proud to present its AS350 B3 Ecureuil helicopter - the latest newcomer in China - and the EC225, the Chinese market's leading heavy twin-engine helicopter, at the Airshow China 2010 in Zhuhai.
11/02/2010 : Eurocopter’s Dubai Helishow presence focuses on its helicopter capabilities for security, transport and offshore missions in the Middle East and Arabian Gulf - Eurocopter will mark its 30-plus year presence in the Middle East and Arabian Gulf region with a major participation at this week’s Dubai Helishow 2010...
11/02/2010 : Iraq orders seven Eurocopter AS350 B3 helicopters for agricultural missions - Eurocopter today signed an agreement for the supply of seven AS350 B3 Ecureuil helicopters to the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture for crop spraying missions over vast fields of date palm trees – which provide a major source of agricultural revenue for the country.
10/28/2010 : Eurocopter's participation at DEFENSYS 2010 builds on the helicopter manufacturer's growing presence in Greece - Eurocopter – whose partnership with Greek authorities continues to strengthen in the military, public and parapublic sectors – will showcase a wide range of solutions that meet the country's helicopter requirements at the Defensys 2010 exhibition, being held in Thessaloniki on 28-31 October.
10/27/2010 : Eurocopter signs two strategic agreements with Kazakhstan - Two strategic agreements signed today establish the framework for Eurocopter’s creation of a 50/50 joint venture in Kazakhstan to assemble EC145 helicopters, along with the sale of 45 of these locally-assembled aircraft for government missions in the country.
10/27/2010 : The U.S. Army's fleet of UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters reaches its 40,000 flight hour milestone in operational service - The UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter, which is supplied by EADS North America, has surpassed the 40,000-flight hour milestone in operational service with the U.S. Army and Army National Guard.
10/27/2010 : Austrian Motorist and Touring Club (ÖAMTC) achieves 100,000 flight hours with its Eurocopter EC135 helicopter fleet - During an official ceremony at the mid point of 2010, Eurocopter’s sales manager ...
10/25/2010 : EADS North America's Armed Aerial Scout 72X team prepares for first flight of the initial Technical Demonstration Aircraft - The EADS North America-led industry team, comprised of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Eurocopter and American Eurocopter, is developing three AAS-72X aircraft to demonstrate the total capability of the aircraft with a fullyintegrated Mission Equipment Package (MEP).
10/25/2010 : Eurocopter’s naval helicopter product line to be spotlighted at the 2010 Euronaval exhibition and conference - Eurocopter’s comprehensive portfolio of naval and maritime helicopters will be highlighted at the 2010 Euronaval exhibition and conference, including the participation of a fully-equipped NHIndustries NH90 NATO frigate helicopter – which is entering service with a growing international operator base.
10/20/2010 : Eurocopter inaugurates its Eurocopter India subsidiary to further develop commercial, support and industrial relations in the country - Eurocopter today inaugurated its new Indian subsidiary, which has been given the goals of expanding the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer’s ...
10/14/2010 : The Most Technologically Advanced Single-Engine Helicopter Simulator in the world is launched in Grand Prairie - American Eurocopter debuts new AS350 flight and mission simulator at its Training Center
10/05/2010 : Eurocopter participates in Portugal's Helitech helicopter show and conference - Eurocopter will underscore its strong presence in the European multi-mission helicopter marketplace with the company’s participation at this week’s Helitech helicopter show and conference, being held October 5-7 at Cascais Airport in the Portuguese city of Estoril.
10/05/2010 : EADS North America receives the first phase of a $ 152 million U.S. Army contract to equip UH-72A Lakotas for Security and Support Battalion missions - The U.S. Army has awarded EADS North America a million contract for the supply of Mission Equipment Packages (MEP) on UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to be operated by Army National Guard Security and Support Battalions (S&S Battalions).