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Ecuador receives first H145 pair

Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of an eventual six H145s to the Ecuadorian air force, the first customer for the light-twin in South America.

Sea-Machines FARP barge


Pentagon funds autonomous sea barge for rotorcraft to land, refuel and rearm

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has granted a contract to Sea Machines Robotics to develop a prototype autonomous ocean barge that would serve as a floating Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) for rotorcraft.



Russian Helicopters updates Mi-171 with new longer-range A3 variant

Russian Helicopters has quietly launched a new variant of its long-running Mil Mi-171 heavy-twin aimed squarely at the offshore oil and gas market. However, key details remain shrouded in secrecy.

Airbus Helicopters H135 in NASA liverly


Airbus delivers initial two H135 helicopters to NASA

The initial pair of helicopters will be joined by a third example that is scheduled for delivery early next year.

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