The H125 (previously named the AS350 B3e) outclasses all other single-engine helicopters for performance, versatility, low maintenance, and low acquisition costs, while excelling in high and hot and extreme environments.
It is a member of Airbus’ Ecureuil family, which has accumulated more than 33 million flight hours worldwide.
In 2005, the AS350 B3 broke the world record for the highest-altitude landing and takeoff, performed on Mount Everest at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet), a title still held today.
The H120 is a member of Airbus Helicopters' light Colibri family of aircraft. It draws on the company’s 50+ years of experience designing, manufacturing and supporting light single-engine helicopters.
Over 700 Colibris have been delivered in 50 plus countries, with more than 600 being in-service worldwide today.
With more than 400 operators, these aircraft have collectively surpassed 1.7 million flight hours as of December 2015.
French light-helicopter manufacturer Guimbal, unveiled a new glass panel flight deck for its Cabri G2 light trainer.
Dubbed the "Cristal Panel," the new all-glass instrument configuration is built from Garmin's G500TXi integrated primary flight/multifunction display (PFD/MFD) for helicopters with a Mid-Continent Instruments SAM backup PFD.
Company CEO Bruno Guimbal termed the new panel "the shortest way to modern, large IFR commercial helicopters.