Eurocopter deliver 529 helicopters throughout 2010


Eurocopter delivered 529 helicopters valued at Eu4.8 billion in 2010

Capital Air EC155Eurocopter delivered a total of 529 helicopters in 2010. The total
includes both military and civil variants. The company had orders for 346
helicopters in 2010.  The total value of the delivered helicopters were Eu4.8 billion.

Eurocopter’s strategy for
the next 12 months includes one program development launch for the expansion
and modernization of its helicopter family, the first flight of a major product
upgrade and one new helicopter certification.

The company’s industrial capabilities will be broadened and strengthened with
its new rotary wing center of excellence for EC725 helicopters in Brazil, the establishment of a joint venture to
assemble EC145s in Kazakhstan,
along with the consolidation and improvement of Eurocopter’s facilities in Europe.

Eurocopter’s focus on its services offer will range from the investment in
full-flight simulators and the addition of new certified training/maintenance
centers in the UK, Southeast
Asia and Brazil
to a planned further expansion of global capabilities through partnership and
acquisition. An emphasis during 2011 will be on improving fleet safety with
smaller operators, as well as in markets where Eurocopter is beginning to
obtain a foothold.