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The Eurocopter Group is a global helicopter manufacturing and support company formed in 1992 from the merger of the helicopter divisions of French Aérospatiale and German DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA). Image File history File links Eurocopter. ... The Bell 206 of Canadian Helicopters Robinson Helicopter Company (USA) R44, a four seat development of the R22 A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors (propellers). ... 1992 (MCMXCII in Roman) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Aérospatiale Corvette first flew in 1970 and went into service in 1974. ... Luftwaffe Tornado ECR Deutsche Aerospace AG Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG Founded May 19, 1989 as Deutsche Aerospace AG, bundling space and aeronautic elements of Daimler-Benz (including Dornier Luftfahrt), Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), MTU München, and Telefunken Systemtechnik (TST) In 1992, the helicopter division was... Luftwaffe Tornado ECR Deutsche Aerospace AG Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG Founded May 19, 1989 as Deutsche Aerospace AG, bundling space and aeronautic elements of Daimler-Benz (including Dornier Luftfahrt), Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), MTU München, and Telefunken Systemtechnik (TST) In 1992, the helicopter division was...


In 2001, Eurocopter's worldwide and American market share were 40% and 30% respectively. On May 14, 2005, a Eurocopter Ecureuil production helicopter flew to the summit of Mount Everest and performed a hover landing on its "South Pass", setting a world record for highest take-off [1]. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth, meaning its summit is higher above sea level than that of any other mountain. ...


The Eurocopter Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EADS. The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. (EADS) (Euronext: EAD, FWB: EAD) is a large European aerospace corporation, formed by the merger on July 10, 2000 of Aérospatiale-Matra of France, Dornier GmbH and DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany, and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA...


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Eurocopter manufactures or has manufactured the following types of helicopters:

Over its 62.5%-share Eurocopter also participates on the producion of the NH90 Utility Helicopter Project. On Eurocopter aircraft the main rotor turns clockwise when viewed from above, unlike most American rotorcraft. This requires the pilot to make pedal movements that are the opposite to those learnt if previous flying has been on an American aircraft. Eurocopter also pioneered the use of the 'fenestron' - an enclosed tail-rotor, which is more efficient and safer than the exposed version. BK 117 The MBB/Kawasaki BK117 is a twin-engined medium utility/transport helicopter. ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. ... The EC 135 is a twin-engine IFR civil helicopter produced by Eurocopter, widely used amongst police and ambulance services, and for executive transport. ... The Eurocopter Colibri (also designated as the Colibri EC 120 B) is a light (1. ... AS 532 Cougar The Eurocopter Cougar is a twin-engined, medium-weight, multipurpose helicopter manufactured by Eurocopter. ... The Eurocopter Dauphin (Dolphin) is a medium-weight multipurpose twin-engine helicopter manufactured by Eurocopter (originally by Aérospatiale). ... The Eurocopter Ecureuil (Squirrel) is a single-engine helicopter manufactured by Eurocopter. ... The Panther helicopter of the Cassard frigate transfering a light load to the Meuse Maneuvering of a Panther helicopter on the Cassard frigate The Eurocopter Panther is the military version of the Eurocopter Dauphin medium-weight multipurpose twin-engine helicopter and is manufactured by Eurocopter (originally by Aérospatiale). ... The Eurocopter Super Puma (originally built by Aérospatiale) is a helicopter marketed for civil and military use. ... The Eurocopter Tiger is an attack helicopter manufactured by the Eurocopter Group. ... The NHI NH90 is a twin-engine, ten-ton multi-role helicopter manufactured by NHIndustries, a company established by Agusta, Eurocopter and Stork Fokker Aerospace. ... R0t0r is from efnet ...


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Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol Mercury Clerget rotary Continental... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


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  • Official Eurocopter Website

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Eurocopter Fennec (919 words)
The Eurocopter Group is a global helicopter manufacturing and support company formed in 1992 from the merger of the helicopter divisions of French Aérospatiale and German DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA).
Image:Eurocopter.png The Eurocopter Group is a global helicopter manufacturing and support company formed in 1992 from the merger of the helicopter divisions of French AГ©rospatiale and German DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA).
As a consequence of the merger of the Eurocopter Group's former parents, the firm is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EADS.
Eurocopter Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
The Eurocopter Group is a global helicopter manufacturing and support company formed in 1992 from the merger of the helicopter divisions of French Aérospatiale and German DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA).
The Eurocopter Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EADS.
Eurocopter also pioneered the use of the 'fenestron' - an enclosed tail-rotor, which is more efficient and safer than the exposed version.
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