Airbus Helicopters is to showcase a wide range
of products and services at this year’s China Heli-Expo, from 14
to 17 September in Tianjin.
will be able to take a closer look on the Airbus Helicopters stand
at China’s very first Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS)
configured H135, operated by Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Centre
and a HEMS configured H130 operated by Shandong MIT Group.
Chinese-operated H125, a member of the renowned Ecureuil family
and the reference in the light single market in China, will also
be on display during the show.
At the end of 2016, the in-service Ecureuil fleet reached 100 in China, becoming the largest fleet of
a single helicopter type in the country.
also have an opportunity to try out the interactive H160 virtual
experience to learn more about the H160’s multiple configurations
The Airbus Helicopters’ show display also
includes an HCare counter presenting the company’s commitment to
supporting customers in every aspect, including training,
maintenance, technical support, fleet management, and mission
This year marks the 50th anniversary of
Airbus Helicopters’ presence in China. The long-lasting
relationship of Airbus Helicopters in the country first began in
1967 with the sale of the Alouette III, followed by several
cooperation agreements for the AS365 Dauphin, H120 Colibri,
H175/AC352 helicopters joint production, and an H135 final
assembly line in Qingdao.
For the first
time, China became the company’s largest civil market in
terms of annual booking in 2016.