Airbus Helicopters Canada

Laura Senecal
Director, Public Relations and Corporate Affairs
Tel: (800) 267-4999
| Fax: (905) 871-3599

Romain Trapp
President & CEO Canada COO North America
Tel: (800) 267-4999
Fax: (905) 871-3599

1100 Gilmore Road, P.O. Box 250
Fort Erie, ON, L2A 5M9

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Airbus is the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer. The company’s in-service fleet includes approximately 12,000 helicopters operated by over 3,050 customers in 150 countries. Airbus’ range of civil and military helicopters is the world’s largest; accounting for one-third of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Airbus’ main priority is to ensure the safe operation of its aircraft for the thousands of people who fly more than 3 million hours per year.

Headquartered in Fort Erie, ON since 1984, Airbus Helicopters Canada has additional locations in Richmond, BC, and Mirabel, QC, and a 24/7 customer service network in place to support more than 200 customers operating a fleet of more than 700 helicopters across the country. Airbus Helicopters provides high-skilled, high- value jobs across Canada, including more than 240 employees at the manufacturing facility in Fort Erie, ON.

The company manufactures, exports, markets, assembles and provides services including; repair & overhaul, flight testing and training solutions for Airbus rotary wing aircraft. The Fort Erie facility is a centre of excellence for engineering and composite manufacturing and is the sole source supplier of 50 various parts installed on Airbus helicopters flying all over the world.

Airbus is a leading supplier of helicopters used throughout Canada in roles such as law enforcement, EMS, oil and gas, utility: mining, firefighting, powerline, search and rescue, forestry, environmental surveys and transport: tour, corporate and private. In Canada, Airbus helicopters are dominant in the utility and parapublic markets. Key operators include; Canadian Helicopters, Great Slave Helicopters, Mustang Helicopters, RCMP, OPP, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and STARS.

Airbus Helicopters has a history of success in military and defence programs. Its military helicopters are mission-proven in the most demanding front-line conditions and are trusted by more than 160 armed forces worldwide.  Airbus has delivered over 400 UH-72A Lakotas to the United States Army – on time, on cost and on quality – to serve as their upgraded multi- mission utility aircraft. Airbus Helicopters’ new tactical UAS – the VSR700 is designed to fulfil the demanding requirements of global navies and armies in the 21st century’s contested and highly agile battlefield.