Airbus Helicopters wrapped Heli-Expo 2017 with a strong performance.
“This year’s Heli-Expo has shown that 2017 is already off to a good start for our best-selling products, with orders for about 60 helicopters including the H125, H135, H145, and H175 announced at the show”, said Guillaume Faury, Airbus Helicopters CEO.
A €200 million firm order for H135, H145 and H175 helicopters, was announced by the Milestone Aviation Group, while Ireland’s Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited committed to ordering an additional 16 Airbus helicopters including the H135, H145 and added the H175 to its order book for the first time.
Airbus Helicopters introduced the H135 equipped with the Helionix digital avionics suite, at Heli-Expo this year and STAT MedEvac placed orders for three new H135s at the show and will soon be the first air medical transport service in North America to operate this type.
REACH Air Medical Services, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, placing an order for five new Airbus H125s and China’s Ruo’er General Aviation Development Group (Ruo’er Group), signed a letter of intent for a total of 12 H125s at the show with a first confirmed order of four aircraft.