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Will Germany abandon the Airbus Tiger attack helicopter?

Germany could consider replacing the Airbus Tiger with the Boeing Apache attack helicopters, the French think-tank Mars reports....


French helicopter collision due to poor communication, report finds

The collision of two French helicopters in Mali on November 25, 2019, which killed 13 soldiers, was mainly due to poor communication, the final report says....


U.S. and Australian aircrews assist in real-life Robinson rescue

Three sailors were stranded for three days on the tiny remote island of Pikelot, in the western Pacific Ocean. They were spotted by rescue aircraft and rescued thanks to the SOS message they had written in the sand....


French helicopter collision in Mali: what we know so far

While engaged in a combat operation in Mali, a Cougar transport helicopter and a Tiger attack helicopter from the French Army Light Aviation collided mid-air, killing thirteen soldiers. Two days later, details regarding the circumstances of the accident are starting to emerge....


Collision of two French helicopters kills thirteen soldiers

Thirteen French soldiers died in an accident involving two helicopters in Mali on the evening of November 25, 2019. The two aircraft were taking part in combat operations against jihadists....


Airbus issues safety bulletin for three helicopter types

Following the crash of a helicopter that killed six people at the end of August in Norway, Airbus Helicopters issued an emergency alert service bulletin for an immediate visual inspection of recently delivered aircraft. This is the second safety bulletin issued by the helicopter manufacturer in a month....