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Issued by Airbus Helicopters.

October 31, 2018

Airbus Helicopters to highlight innovative products and services at China Airshow 2018

Airbus will be participating in the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai from 6th to 11th November, presenting a broad portfolio of innovative products and services that meet the aerospace industry's requirements for today and tomorrow.

The Airbus stand will be located in the Main Hall, Booth H4CA, where Airbus Helicopters will present key market-leading products and capabilities. A range of mock-ups will be displayed on the Airbus Stand, including a H130, the most versatile light-single helicopter from the Ecureuil family, a H160, the newest generation of Airbus helicopter, and a H175, the latest generation super-medium helicopter which is a 50:50 Sino-French joint programme.

The static display will feature an H145 in public service configuration and the first in mainland China operated by Guangzhou Police. The H145 is the latest member of Airbus Helicopters' four-ton-class twin-engine rotorcraft product range, with designed-in mission capability and flexibility. Always 'ready for duty', the H145 is capable of being equipped with a modern mission management system suitable for a variety of missions, especially for police operations, EMS, and SAR.

In addition, an H135 with the latest medical interior and Airbus' latest generation Helionix avionics suite (also available on the H145, H160 and H175), which increases safety and decreases pilot workload, will be displayed in the pavilion of United General Aviation Industrial Development Co. Ltd. (UGA), Airbus Helicopters' distributor in China. It is the first of 100 H135s to be delivered to China per a framework agreement signed in June 2016.

A press conference will be held by Airbus on Tuesday 6th November at 12:40pm, in Room 220, 2nd floor of the Press Centre. Top executives from Airbus China will present Airbus' latest business in the country and provide an update on product and market information.

“An Innovation Journey with Airbus” will be displayed on the stand featuring some of the most innovative projects the company is working on and that will eventually change the way humans travel, connect and interact.

During the show, Airbus will also organise various HR events, and seminars on R&T and innovation, including the Airbus Global University Partnership Program (AGUPP). The AGUPP aims to enhance the network with global university professors and ambassadors to better prepare future talents and boost the career development of young professionals in the industry.