Airbus' H160 Mutli-Role Helicopter Awarded EASA Certification
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July 13, 2020 - by David Szondy for newatlas.com
Airbus Helicopters' multi-role H160 helicopter has received type certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Three prototypes of the twin-engine rotorcraft have completed over 1,500 hours of test and demonstration flights and it is now expected to gain US FAA certification before commercial deliveries begin later this year.
Introduced at the Heli-Expo in Orlando, Florida in March 2015, the H160 is the latest generation of Airbus' H family of helicopters, building on the legacies of the H145 and H175 and replacing the company's AS365 and EC155 models.
Since 2015, the H160 has been undergoing flight tests in the run-up to entering service this year in...
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