Airbus Helicopters is part of Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. Airbus Helicopters is the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer offering the most comprehensive range of civil and military helicopters in the world. Employing approximately 23,000 people worldwide, the company’s fleet in service includes 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in approximately 150 countries.
Airbus Helicopters Canada offers a wide range of multi-purpose helicopters, from the light single-engine H120, H130 and AS350/H125 to the twin-engine AS355 NP, H155 and AS365 and the new generation twin-engine H135, H145, H175 as well as the H225. Airbus Helicopters Canada is part of Airbus Helicopters’ global supply chain, operating within a lean manufacturing environment and producing components in single source for the assembly lines in Europe and for Airbus Helicopters Canada designed and manufactured options.
Airbus Helicopters Canada is a Transport Canada Design Approval Organization as well as an Airbus Helicopters Group Authorized Design Organization. Airbus Helicopters Canada is a center of excellence for the Airbus Helicopters Group for light single helicopters modifications. Its Transport Canada (TCCA) certified training center offers airframe and engine maintenance approved pilot training. Airbus Helicopters Canada is a registered AS9100 facility and meets the requirements for Transport Canada’s CAR 573, European EASA 145 and FAA FAR 145 maintenance organizations.
Airbus Helicopters has a history of success in military and defence programs around the world. Currently, more than 160 armed forces worldwide place their trust in Airbus Helicopters products. The Airbus Helicopters product line perfectly fits the requirements for all military and defence missions. The extensive Airbus Helicopters military range includes the highly specialized H145M, NH90, Tiger and H225M platforms. In Canada, Airbus Helicopters is the market leader among law enforcement agencies including prestigious customers such as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), who currently operate a rotary wing fleet of nine Airbus Helicopters aircraft. In the United States, Airbus Helicopters has delivered more than 360 UH-72A Lakota’s to the army – on time, on cost and on quality – to serve as their new multi-mission Utility Helicopter.
Airbus Helicopters Canada received ISO 14001 certification in early 2013. ISO 14001 is an international, voluntary Environmental Management System (EMS) standard.