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Del'd: 36 - 2010 to present

  • HeliDax ec120
The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) signed on 2009 an agreement to begin helicopter flight training at HeliDax. Eurocopter EC120s are used by the school of Army Aviation ( EAALAT ) at Dax to provide basic helicopter flight training for all three of the French Armed Services, Army, Navy and Air Force as well as the Gendarmerie.

HeliDax s fleet of 36 EC-120s will replace the 54 Gazelles in use through February 2011

Last of 36 EC120s was delivered October 10, 2010

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30,000 flight hour mark reached by Helidax, 29-Feb-12 : Paris - Helidax, a subsidiary of DCI and INAER, announces that it has exceeded 30,000 flight hours on EC120 Colibri aircraft, in less than 2 years of operation. Helidax is the first public-private partnership (PPP) launched by the French Ministry of Defense in 2008. This partnership concerns the supply of helicopter flight hours, for 22 years, to the Army's light aviation school (EA-ALAT) in Dax.

Helidax Passes the 20,000 Flight Hour Mark with its EC120s, 07-Jul-11 : Paris, July 7, 2011

Last of 36 EC120s ordered by Helidax delivered, 11-Oct-10 : Marignane, The delivery of the 36th EC120 marked an important step in this innovative program, a public-private partnership set up to provide the French armed forces with a modern and cost-effective training helicopter.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2010/nowHeliDax-ESALAT Dax - Seyresse

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    1568 EC120B 2009     F-HBKA: HeliDax d/d 30oct09
    1573 EC120B 2009     F-HBKB: HeliDax; 02jun13 pictured during Grande Manifestion Aerienne+
    1600 EC120B 2009     F-HBKC: HeliDax
14jun14 pictured at Journees Portes Ouvertes JPO Phalsbourg +
15jun15 Near Dax, SW france
    1605 EC120B 2009     F-HBKD: HeliDax
    1606 EC120B 2009     F-HBKE: HeliDax
    1609 EC120B 2009     F-HBKF: HeliDax
    1610 EC120B     F-HBKG: HeliDax; 14jul2010 Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
05sep10 pictured at Pontoise, Paris
    1611 EC120B     F-HBKH: HeliDax; 14jul10 Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
    1612 EC120B 2009     F-HBKI: HeliDax
    1613 EC120B 2009     F-HBKJ: HeliDax
    1615 EC120B 2009     F-HBKL: HeliDax
    1616 EC120B 2009     F-HBKM: HeliDax
    1617 EC120B 2009     F-HBKN: HeliDax
    1620 EC120B 2009     F-HBKO: HeliDax
21jul13 pictured at Brussels, Belgium
    1596 EC120B     F-HBKP: Helidax
    1601 EC120B     F-HBKR: HeliDax 2010
    1622 EC120B 2009     F-HBKS: HeliDax
21sep14 pictured at Rennes-St Jacques airport air show 2014
    1623 EC120B 2009     F-HBKT: HeliDax
    1624 EC120B     F-HBKV: HeliDax
    1625 EC120B     F-HBKX: HeliDax
    1626 EC120B     F-HBKY: HeliDax
    1628 EC120B     F-HBKZ: HeliDax
    1630 EC120B     F-HBVA: HeliDax
    1631 EC120B 2010     F-HBVB: HeliDax
    1633 EC120B 2010     F-HBVC: HeliDax
    1635 EC120B     F-HBVD: HeliDax; 14Jul11 Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2011.
    1637 EC120B     F-HBVE: HeliDax 2010
    1638 EC120B     F-HBVF: HeliDax 2010
    1641 EC120B     F-HBVG: HeliDax 2010
    1643 EC120B     F-HBVH: HeliDax 2010
    1645 EC120B     F-HBVI: HeliDax 2010; ex F-WWPJ
    1646 EC120B     F-HBVJ: HeliDax 2010
    1647 EC120B     F-HBVK: HeliDax 2010
    1648 EC120B     F-HBVL: HeliDax 2010
17jun13 pictured at Paris air show 2013
    1649 EC120B     F-HBVM: HeliDax; 14Jul11 Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2011.
    1650 EC120B     F-HBVN: Helidax 2011
23jul11 at La Roche sur Yon les Ajoncs
29may11 pictured at Rochefort-St Agnant (AB721) Open day 201+
01jul12 Avord air base open day
13oct13 at Cervolix 2013, Plateau de Gergovie
    36 C/N found in this Organisation

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