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Helicopter key documents

Learn more about Airbus Helicopters and its global operations through the various documents available for download below. Do not hesitate to contact the Helicopter News & Media Relations team should you have additional questions.


Helicopter Global Market Forecast

  • 20-year helicopter civil market forecast – October 2017

    20-year helicopter civil market forecast – October 2017

    Airbus Helicopters presents its civil & parapublic market forecast perspectives from 2017- 2036. Find more information about the predicted size of the fleet, with breakdowns by helicopter type, geographical location and mission. Download File 2.38 MB

Airbus Helicopters 2017 annual results

Commercial helicopters

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    H130 Backgrounder

    The H130, formerly known as the EC130 T2, belongs to the Ecureuil family of light helicopters. Download File 0.12 MB
  • H175 Media Backgrounder

    H175 Backgrounder

    The H175 is a seven-ton medium-sized rotorcraft, certified in accordance with the latest and most demanding regulatory requirements. Download File 0.12 MB

Military helicopters

  • H145M Media Backgrounder

    H145M Backgrounder

    The H145M is the latest member of the 4-ton-class twin-engine rotorcraft product range with built-in mission capability, most notably in high-and-hot operating conditions. This economical and versatile helicopter covers the entire spectrum of military missions, from light utility to light attack. Download File 0.12 MB
  • H225M

    H225M Backgrounder

    The H225M is equipped with state-of-the-art avionics and communication systems that reduce crew workload while enhancing mission capability and safety. Download File 0.11 MB
  • TIGER Media Backgrounder

    TIGER Backgrounder

    The Tiger was designed for both asymmetric warfare and symmetric scenarios with a full range of precision ammunition for air-to-ground and air-to-air combat. Download File 0.1 MB


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    Racer Backgrounder

    Racer is a high-speed helicopter demonstrator currently being developed by Airbus Helicopters as part of the Clean Sky 2 research programme. Download File 0.24 MB
  • [Recipient]VSR Media Backgrounder

    VSR700 Backgrounder

    Developed by a joint venture between Airbus Helicopters and Hélicoptères Guimbal, VSR stands for Vertivision Surveillance Rotorcraft 700, for 700 kg of maximum take-off weight. Download File 0.1 MB
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    City Airbus Backgrounder

    Urban congestion, and especially traffic congestion, is becoming a more pressing issue for commuters in cities worldwide. Airbus is working to address this issue and to accelerate technological developments and public awareness of new Urban Air Mobility (UAM) transport modes. One of the current projects underway is called CityAirbus. Download File 0.23 MB


Asia Pacific infographics

  • Asia Pacific Infographic

    Airbus Helicopters in Asia Pacific at a glance

    Airbus Helicopters has over 50 years of presence in Asia Pacific, with a strong customer centre network in countries including Australia (serving the Pacific region), China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore (serving 15 territories in Southeast Asia) and Thailand. Download File 0.96 MB
  • AHID_Infographics_Dec2017

    Airbus Helicopters in Indonesia at a glance

    With over 40 years of presence in Indonesia, Airbus Helicopters offers a full value chain, supporting both governmental and civil customers. Airbus Helicopters owns 45% of the market share, with close to 170 helicopters operating in the country. Download File 0.67 MB
  • AHJ_Infographics_Sept2017

    Airbus Helicopters in Japan at a glance

    With in-country presence since 1967, Airbus Helicopters is the first foreign aircraft manufacturer to provide a complete range of helicopter support in Japan. Airbus Helicopters leads the Japanese market with 54% market share today. Download File 0.23 MB
  • AHM_Infographics_Jun2017

    Airbus Helicopters in Malaysia at a glance

    Incorporated since 2002, Airbus Helicopters today owns 54% of the market share in Malaysia. Download File 0.2 MB
  • AHPI_Infographics_Aug2017

    Airbus Helicopters in the Philippines at a glance

    With over 20 years of presence in the Philippines, Airbus Helicopters today represents 60% of the country’s civil helicopter market. Download File 0.28 MB
  • AHK_Infographics_Nov2017

    Airbus Helicopters in South Korea at a glance

    Airbus Helicopters first made foray into the South Korean market in 2006 through a joint development of the Korean Utility Helicopter programme with local industrial partner Korean Aerospace Industries. Today, Airbus Helicopters offers comprehensive support to about 70 Airbus helicopters operated by customers in the civil, parapublic and military sectors. Download File 0.23 MB
  • AHT_Infographics_Sept2017.pdf

    Airbus Helicopters in Thailand at a glance

    With close to a decade of strong presence in Thailand, Airbus Helicopters accounts for more than 42% of the country’s civil and parapublic market. Download File 0.26 MB
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