Airbus Helicopters has been selected by Ascent as the aircraft service provider for the United Kingdom’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS). The contract, worth £500 million over 17 years, will see Airbus Helicopters deliver aircraft and an integrated support solution over the course of 18 months, ready to start training in April 2018.

This will involve the manufacture of aircraft in addition to developing the support infrastructure and training initial crews and maintenance personnel. As part of the contract, Airbus Helicopters will supply a fleet of H135 and H145 helicopters.

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