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Airbus Helicopters showcases ‘westernised’ H175 as UK Puma replacement hots up

Airbus Helicopters has revealed the first airframe of a H175 super-medium-twin which has been built entirely using European-sourced components to replace those previously provided by Chinese suppliers.

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UK reveals bidder shortlist for next-generation SAR tender

A total of six companies have been shortlisted to bid for the UK’s second-generation search and rescue contract – known as UKSAR2G – as the procurement kicks off in earnest.

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Safran pushes for 100% biofuel in helicopter engines by 2023

Safran Helicopter Engines believes it can achieve regulatory approval by 2023 to allow its powerplants to be run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the back of a test campaign with German rotorcraft operator ADAC Luftrettung.

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EASA all-weather operations revision aims to increase airport accessibility

Europe’s aviation safety authority is proposing a regulatory revision intended to increase the number of medium-sized airports accessible to flights, by updating all-weather operations frameworks.

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