10,000 Flight Hours for Australian EC135 Trainers, 02-Dec-19 : #FlightHours Royal Australian Navy 723 Squadron training helicopters achieved 10,000 flight hours since reception in 2015. The milestone was logged during firefighting missions for NSW Bushfires from RAAF Base Williamtown
Australia’ Helicopter Training System Achieved IOC, 16-May-19 : #HATS Australia’s military Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) provided by Boeing and Thales achieved initial operating capability (IOC) for future helicopter pilots, aircrew and aviation warfare officers
GVH Hoist Light for Australian EC135 Trainer, 11-Jul-18 : #accessories GVH Aerospace selected to design, manufacture and supply a hoist light for Australian Trainer EC135T2+. The hoist light illuminates the area directly under the helicopter
HATS Training Simulator at Nowra, 04-Jul-17 : #HATS Australia’ Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW features a state-of-the-art new training simulator for future navy and army pilots under the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) program
Australian HATS EC135T2+ Final Delivery, 22-Nov-16 : Last six, of 15, Airbus Germany EC135T2+ for the Australian Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS). Chosen by Boeing Defence Australia for joint Navy/Army training.
Factory Acceptance for First Australian EC135 HATS, 27-Jul-15 : Airbus Helicopters has achieved Factory Acceptance of HATS01, the first of 15 EC135T2+ helicopters for the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Australian HATS EC135T2+ First Flight, 26-Jan-15 : First EC135T2+ acquired by Australian Defence Force (ADF) for its new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS), a joint training scheme for both Army and Navy, completed its first flight in Europe