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  • First announced at the Paris Air Show 2015, the X6 is Airbus Helicopters next-generation heavy-lift helicopter tailored for the civil market. Envisioned as a 11 ton class replacement for the AS332/EC225 Super Puma family, was first scheduled to enter service around 2022. In 2017 the European Commission approved a 377M Euros refundable launch aid. In January 2018 was announced the program was halt and possible to become something quite different after the offshore oil and gas segment market collapse.

    X6 News

    European Commission Approves €377M for Airbus X6, 19-Jun-17 : The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules €377 million of French and German support to develop the innovative Airbus X6 heavy helicopter.

    Airbus Helicopters Launches X6 Concept Phase, 16-Jun-15 : Paris Air Show 2015 Airbus Helicopters announced the X6, a next-generation heavy-lift helicopter tailored for the civil market targeting oil and gas missions, Search and Rescue, VIP and other applications.

    List of Operators of Airbus Helicopters X6

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