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Airbus Helicopters cuts H160 empty weight as data overturns ‘conservative’ projections

Airbus Helicopters has reduced the published empty weight of its new H160 medium-twin by 100kg (220lb), driven by analysis of the airframes built so far and better than anticipated fuel consumption.

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UK commits to six H145 helicopters for Brunei and Cyprus missions

Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a £122 million ($152 million) contract to supply six H145 light-twin helicopters to the UK for troop transport duties in Brunei and Cyprus.

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Japan Coast Guard orders three more H225s

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has ordered three additional Airbus Helicopters H225s, which will take its eventual fleet to 18 examples of the heavy-twin.



Skyryse presses ahead with fly-by-wire system on R66 helicopter

Advanced flight-control developer Skyryse is forging ahead with plans to bring to market by 2025 a Robinson Helicopter R66 light-single adapted with an innovative fly-by-wire system.

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