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Airbus Helicopters EC120 B Colibri - c/n 1301-1350

The Airbus Helicopters EC120 B Colibri is a 5-seat light utility helicopter powered by a single Turbomeca Arrius 2F turbine engine. The EC 120 B Colibri, also known as Hummingbird, was developed with simplicity of design and low costs of maintenance in mind. It makes extensive use of composite materials and modern avionics. The new generation of fenestron tail rotor takes part in the decrease in external noise level, which makes the EC120 B ideal for missions near settled areas. The project started in 1990 when Aerospatiale of France, CATIC of China and Singapore Aerospace agreed in forming a partnership to develop a new light helicopter, then designated P-120L. Definition phase of the original P120L was subsequently redesigned with 500 kg lower gross weight and new engine and rotor. The helicopter divisions of Aerospatiale from France and MBB from Germany merged in January 1992 to form the Eurocopter Group. In October 1992, development of the new helicopter started and in January 1993, Eurocopter designation EC 120 was given to the helicopter. Mid-1993, the design definition was completed and assembly of first of two prototypes began at Eurocopter France at Marignane in early 1995. Eurocopter EC120 prototype F-WWPA c/n 1 flew first on 9 June 1995. The second prototype (F-WWPD c/n 2) was flown 17 July 1996. Certification to JAR 27 was achieved on 16 June 1997. Production of the EC 120 began on a small scale in 1997 at Eurocopter France's Marignane facility, with the first production Colibri (F-WWPL c/n 1005) flying on 5 December 1997. The airframes are made in China and the final assembly line of the EC120 is at the Eurocopter Marignane factory in France. Next to the final assembly of the EC120 in France, a number of helicopters were assembled in Australia and Brazil. In 2006, Regourd Aviation in France obtained EASA certification for the modified EC120 "Voyager", an EC120 with auto-pilot, glass cockpit & integrated avionics. On 6 November 2015, Airbus Helicopters started flight tests with the H120 demonstrator F-WMXC powered by a cleaner, more efficient 4.6-liter high-compression diesel engine in place of the Turbomeca Arrius 2F turboshaft. These test flights are part of the European Clean Sky initiative’s Green Rotorcraft Integrated Technology Demonstrator (ITD) program that started in 2011. In addition to Airbus Helicopters, the project involves TEOS Powertrain Engineering and Austro Engine. Since March 2015, Airbus Helicopters uses “H120” as marketing designation for the EC120 B helicopters. The ICAO Aircraft Type Designator for both the EC120 or H120 and the HC120 is EC20. Until 2017, more than 700 EC120 B helicopters have been delivered to 55 countries.

On 11 June 2004, a contract was signed to set up a second assembly line in Harbin, China, to manufacture the EC120 helicopter. The Chinese EC 120, built by HAI - Harbin Aviation Industries Co., Ltd. (Hafei Aviation), part of AviChina Industry & Technology Company Ltd., is designated HC120 for the Chinese domestic market as well as the army's pilot training. China ordered 150 HC120 helicopters for the Army Aviation Unit (AAU). The assembly line in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjian Province, is capable of producing 20 HC-120 helicopters a year. The first HC120 of this assembly line was flown first on 29 December 2004.

As a result of the merger between the Eurocopter parents Aérospatiale-Matra; DaimlerChrysler Aerospace (DASA) and Construcciones Aeronàuticas Sociedad Anonima (CASA) in July 2000, the Eurocopter group became a division of the new formed EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space company). Taking off into 2014, EADS was rebranded as "Airbus Group". Uniting all its activities under a single brand, its helicopter division Eurocopter was rebranded as Airbus Helicopters on 8 January 2014.

c/n Model registration registered cancelled remarks photo
1301 EC 120 B D-HJMB 2002    Euroheli Helikopterdienste / Helirotate GmbH D-HJMB
    D-HJMB 2003-03-07     >> substantial damaged at Herzogenaurach airfield, Germany, on 2003-03-07 >> rebuilt  
    D-HJMB 2003-03 2005-12-01  Helirotate GmbH  
    UN-LA-125   2008-01-31  (Sky-Service?)  
    UP-EC004 2008-01-31 2013  Sky -Service  
1302 EC 120 B N621LS 2002-09-16      
    N621LS 2003-01-16    County of Santa Clara  (Office of the Sheriff  Air Support Unit)  
1303 EC 120 B N493AE 2003-07-08 2003-12-29  American Eurocopter Corporation  
    YV-1117CP 2004-01 2006-06-20  Carlos Acosta  
    YV227T 2006-06-20    Arrendadora 1721 CA.  
1304 EC 120 B N440AE 2002 2003-08-15  American Eurocopter Corporation  
    N122PD 2003-10-29      
    N122PD 2003-11-04 2012-05-07  Airborne Law Enforcement Services - Newport Police Department  
    N122PD 2012-05-07 2015-02-19  Bank of Utah Trustee  
      2012    (in 2012 sold to Truscott Contracting, Vernon (BC), Canada >> in 2015 cancelled; to Australia  
1305 EC 120 B SE-JGL 2002-05-31    Fjällflygarna i Arjeplog AB  (arrived in Sweden in primer on 2002-05-09)  
1306 EC 120 B F-WQDX 2002-04 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    G-440001 2002-12 2003-04  Guandong Provincial Security Police  (Guangzshou province)  
    G-440002 2003-04    Guandong Provincial Security Police   (Guangzshou province)  
1307 EC 120 B F-GNBH 2002-06-14 2009-05-25  Lifrapos, Luxembourg  (lsf Union Financiere de Location de Matriel / Unimat SA)  
    F-GNBH 2009-05-25 2013-01-10  Gilbert Hulot  
    F-GNBH 2013-01-10    Henrion Epouse Neuville-Salis Stephanie  
1308 EC 120 B BHE019      Helibrás - Helicópteros do Brasil S.A.          [ assembled in Brazil ]  
    PR-HBR 2003-11-19 2005-02-10  Helibarra Táxi Aéreo  
    PR-HBR 2004-08-20    >> DBR after it ditched in the sea on a flight out of Jacarepaguá, Brasil, on 2004-08-20  
1309 EC 120 B N514JD 2003-02    American Eurocopter Corporation  
    N514JD 2003-10-17    City of Fresno Police Department  (Skywatch Operations Unit)  
1310 EC 120 B PH-UNN 2002-06-10 2005-03-31  Heli Holland Holding  (was destined for Rotorjet > ntu)  
    PH-UNN 2005-03-31 2013-09-16  Coolen-Huijbregts V.oF. (lsf P.H.J.M. Evers) PH-UNN
    PH-UNN 2012    HeliCentre (lsf Coolen-Huijbregts V.o.F. / P.H.J.M. Evers) PH-UNN
    PH-UNN 2013-09-16    Helico Heythuisen B.V. PH-UNN
1311 EC 120 B F-WQDQ 2002-05 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
  F-GYMY 2002-05-29 2002-09-10  Heli Technique (operated by Heli Plaisance)  
    F-GYMY 2002-09-10 2003-04-02  Gestion Developpement Aeronautique - GDA  
    F-GYMY 2003-04-02 2006-09-06  SNVB Financements  
    F-GYMY 2006-09-06 2006-11-17  Helyse  
    D-HLGM 2006-11 2007-02-16  LGM – Otto Cosmetic Portolan  
    D-HPEZ 2007-02-16 2007  LGM – Otto Cosmetic Portolan  
    SX-HSC 2008 2010    
    N155HA 2010-10-12 2010-12-14  Helicopter Asia Inc.  
    9M-BSR 2010-12    Helistar Resources Sdn Bhd  
1312 EC 120 B ZS-RRJ 2003-07-10      
    ZS-RRJ 2007-10-08 2007-10-23  Morey's International Procurement (cancelled as exported to Australia)  
    ZS-RRJ 2007-11-06 2007-11-06  Morey's International Procurement (registration restored and cancelled again: to ZK-IFR)  
    ZK-IFR 2007-12-17 2017-02-17  Wairakei Holdings Ltd.  
    ZK-IFR 2017-02-20    South Pacific Helicopters (2016) Limited  
1313 EC 120 B F-WQDU 2002-05 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    F-WQRO 2002-07 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    ZA-AER 2002 2005  Aeroservices Sh.a  
    OY-HLR 2005-08-15    HighSurf A/S  
1314 EC 120 B N495AE 2003-07-08 2004-02-27  American Eurocopter Corporation  
    N20WH 2006-04-17    Action Helicopter Services Inc.  
    N20WH   2008-09-05  Bloomington  
    N20WH 2008-09-05 2009-04-09  Cannon Colibri  
    N102SC 2008-10-30 R ntu  Cannon Colibri (reservation ntu)  
    N20WH 2009-04-09 2009-12-18  MHS Leasing  
    N20WH 2009-12-18 2011-03-17  Jim Jacobs  
    B-7140 2011-03-28    Hubei Yinyan General Aviation Ltd.  
1315 EC 120 B F-WQDX 2002-05 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    F-WQDE 2002-07 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    EC-IHQ 2002-12-26 2013-01  Sky Service Aviation S.L.  
    RA-07232 2013-01    private owner  
    RA-07232 2014-05-13    >> DBR in a fatal crash near Lepsari, Leinigrad Oblast, Russia, on 2014-05-13  
1316 EC 120 B F-WQDZ 2002-05 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    N127DF 2002-11-12 2005-03-21  Broxburn Logistics Inc.  
    G-ZADY 2005-06-06 2008-07-23  Cambridge Aviation  
    G-ZADY 2008-07-23 2009-02-16  MCJ Helicopters  
    HB-ZKQ 2009-03-10 2009-06-29  PT Aviation Service GmbH  
    HB-ZKQ 2009-06-29 2009-11-02  Own-A-Heli AG  
    HB-ZKQ 2009-11-02 2009-11-23  Airport Helicopter Basel (lsf  Own-A-Heli AG)  
    HB-ZKQ 2009-11-23 2011-01-24  Bonsai Helikopter AG (lsf Heli Sitterdorf AG)  
    HB-ZKQ 2011-01-24 2011-08-25  Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd.  (lsf Heli Sitterdorf AG)  
    HB-ZKQ 2011-08-25 2013-05-01  Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd.  (lsf Heli Züri AG)  
    HB-ZKQ 2013-05-01    Heli Sitterdorf AG  (lsf Heli Züri AG)  
1317 EC 120 B N491AE 2003-06-24 2003-12-06  American Eurocopter Corporation  
    N491AE 2003-12-06 2007-12-04  Lance Toland Ltd.  
    N491AE 2007-02-03     >> substantial damaged in a crash near Griffin, GA, on 2007-02-03  >> rebuilt  
    N491AE 2007-12-04 2009-01-06  Cannon Wing  
    N491AE 2009-01-06 2012-10-09  Cannon Colibri LLC  
      2012-10    ( sale reported )  
1318 EC 120 B SE-JLD 2002-07-12    West Helicopter   
    SE-JLD 2002-08-30    >> DBR in a crash in Hattfjelldal, Nordland, Norway, on 2002-08-30  
1319 EC 120 B C-FWNK 2002-09-12 2002-10-18  Eurocopter Canada  
    XA-TVT 2002-10    Publiservicios Aereos  
1320 EC 120 B F-WQDT 2002-06 P 2002-07  Eurocopter France  
    SE-JGM 2002-07-26 2003-07-31  Michael Savbäck AB  
    D-HRGB 2003-08-21 2005  Heli Transair  (lsf Rheinische Grundbesitz & Beteiligungs)  
    D-HRGB 2005 2011-11-23  LGM Luftfahrt (lsf Kolibri Hubschrauber Betriebs- und Verwaltungs)  
    D-HRGB 2009-06-20    >> DBR in a crash near Mannheim airport, Germany, on 2009-06-20  
1321 EC 120 B F-WQDI 2002-05 P 2002-07  Eurocopter France  
    OO-WER 2002-07-05 2007-09-05  D.T.I.  
    G-ZZZS 2007-11-26 2008-01-24  Dereck Michael McGarrity, Newtownabbey, N.Ireland  
    G-ZZZS 2008-01-24 2011-09-05  Donna Medway and Richard Edward Sutherland Medway  
    G-ZZZS 2011-09-05 2014-04-29  London Helicopter Centres Ltd.  
    G-ZZZS 2014-04-29 2015-09-04  BIH (onshore) Ltd.  
    G-ZZZS 2015-09-04    Rosegate Helicopter Services Ltd.  
1322 EC 120 B F-WQDH 2002-11 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    ZS-ROG 2002 2003-01    
    ZS-RTL 2003-02-24    Cedex Aviation Services  
    ZS-RTL 2007-11-09    Technofin  
1323 EC 120 B PR-FPP 2002-10-08      
    PR-FPP 2005-05-25 2009-11-03  Departemento de Policia Rodoviaria Federal "Patrulha 11"  
    PR-FPP 2009-11-03    Construtora Marquise S.A.  
1324 EC 120 B N496AE 2003-07-08    American Eurocopter Corporation  
    N263CP 2004-03-10      
    N263CP 2005-02-09    Cannon Aviation Group Inc.  
    N263CP 2006-07-13 2013-05-02  Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc Trustee, Cornwall, UK (owned by Van Der Hoeven, the Netherlands)  
    N263CP 2007-03-07    >> substantial damaged in a crash after a mid-air collision at Stadtlohn, Germany >> rebuilt by NHV  
    N263CP 2011-08-26    >> substantial damaged by hailstorm at Mühlheim an der Mosel, Germany >> rebuilt by Heli Holland N263CP
    N263CP 2013-05-02    Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc Trustee, Cornwall, UK (owned by ??)  
1325 EC 120 B F-WWPN 2002 P    Eurocopter France  
    C-GLCN 2004-11-05 2004-11-23  Eurocopter Canada Ltd.  
    C-GLCN 2004-11-23 2004-11-24  CFLCN Inc.  
    C-GLCN 2004-11-23 2010-05-26  Samara Aviation Inc.  
    C-GLCN 2010-05-31 2013-04-11  Capitale Hélicoptère Inc.  
    C-GLCN 2013-04-11    8457751 Canada Inc. t/a Capitale hélicoptère Inc.  
1326 EC 120 B F-WQDL 2002-07 P 2002-08  Eurocopter France  
    PH-VIS 2002-08-19 2004-12-20  Heli-Holland Holding PH-VIS
    PH-VIS 2004-12-20 2007-05-25  KNSF Flight Services  
    PH-VIS 2007-05-25 2009-01-16  Heli Holland Holding  
    G-COML 2009-01-20 2014-06-18  Combilift, Gallinagh, Ireland  
    SE-JVX 2014-07-14    Kallax Flyg AB  
1327 EC 120B F-GJIR 2003-03-07 2006-01-11  Heli Plaisance  ( lsf Gestion Developpement Aeronautique - GDA )  
    F-GJIR 2006-01-11 2007-02-21  Aero Management, London  
    D-HEMV 2007-03-14      
1328 EC 120 B F-WWOY 2002 P    Eurocopter France  
    HL-1205 2003-08 2003-09  TNI-AU / Indonesian Air Force "Skadron Udara 7"  
    NV-423 2003-09    TNI-AL /  Indonesian Navy   (the EC120 in Naval service is called SkwU200)  
1329 EC 120 B HL-1206 2002-08    TNI-AU / Indonesian Air Force "Skadron Udara 7"  
1330 EC 120 B F-WQRX 2002 P    Eurocopter France  
    EC-ISA 2004-04-07 2015-11-24  M°del Interior / DGT Dirección General de Tráfico  
    ZT-R?? 2015??    ( exported to South Africa: reported as damaged??)  
1331 EC 120 B XC-ECA 2004-01    Policia de Ecatepec  
1332 EC 120 B F-WQDU 2002-09 P    Eurocopter France  
    ZS-ROP 2003-04-01      
    ZS-ROP 2007-07-10 2008-07-31  G5D Aviation Services  
    ZS-ROP 2008-07-31 2015-08-14  Dozer (Pty) Ltd  
    ZS-ROP 2015-08-14    Trymore Investments 158 CC  
1333 EC 120 B F-WQPX 2002-07 P    Eurocopter France  
    G-RCNB 2003-03-20 2003-06-10  McAlpine Helicopters Ltd.  
    G-RCNB 2003-06-10 2006-05-11  JR Clark Ltd.  
    G-RCNB 2006-05-11 2012-11-27  Derek Neil Brown Trustee of: Furbs Pension Fund  
    G-RCNB 2012-11-27    Craig Ben Ellis G-RCNB
1334 EC 120 B F-GPDH 2003-05-02 2007-12-10  Division Hydraulique Levage - DHL (lsf CM-CIC Bail)  
    F-GPDH 2007-12-10 2008-01-30  Division Hydraulique Levage - DHL  
    F-GPDH 2008-01-30 2013-04-11  Locapi Sarl  ( lsf BNP Paribas Lease Group SA )  
    F-GPDH 2013-04-11 2017-04-06  Locapi Sarl  
    F-GPDH 2017-04-06 2017-08-10  Bred Cofilease  
    F-GPDH 2017-08-10    Corail Hélicoptères, Reunion ( lsf Bred Cofilease )  
1335 EC 120 B I-MMIK 2003-01-29    Agroiampieri Srl  
1336 EC 120 B F-WQDE 2002-09 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    F-WWPO 2002 P    Eurocopter France  
    HB-ZEP 2003-01-14 2017-05-16  Air-Glaciers SA (lsf Watcopter SA)  
    HB-ZEP 2017-05-16    Héli-Lausanne SA  
1337 EC 120 B F-WWXA 2002 P    Eurocopter France  
    NV-426 2003    TNI-AL /  Indonesian Navy   (the EC120 in Naval service is called SkwU200)  
1338 EC 120 B F-WQDU 2003 P 2003  Eurocopter France  
    HB-ZEZ 2003-04-16 2006-12-31  Héli-Passion  
    HB-ZEZ 2006-12-31 2007-01-17  Heli Alpes  
    G-HVRZ 2007-01-17 2017-05-16  EDM Helicopters Ltd. G-HVRZ
    G-HVRZ 2017-05-16    Joel Spencer Tobias c/o Cy4or  
1339 EC 120 B F-WQDJ      Eurocopter France  
    RF-14001-FLA 2003 2005-08    
    RA-04111 2005-08    Miracle 7  
1340 EC 120 B F-WQDB 2002-09 P 2002-10  Eurocopter France  
    F-GYLB 2002-10-25 2005-11-24  Helistar ( lsf SA Bail Ouest)  
    F-GYLB 2005-11-24 2009-02-16  SC T2A / Conseils Logistique Production - C.L.P. ( lsf CM-CIC SA )  
    F-GYLB 2009-02-16    Technique et Materiaux Technimat SAS  
1341 EC 120 B F-WQPT 2002-10 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    F-WQDS 2002-12 P    Eurocopter France  
    G-CCIL 2003-07-30 2003-12-30  McAlpine Helicopters  
    EI-DDB 2003-12-30 2011-01-11  Jim Cuddy / Irish Abrasives  
    SE-JNG 2011-01-25 2012-07-02  Barken Timmer AB ( lsf Finans AB Norge Sverige filial)  
    SE-JNG 2012-07-02 2012-08-29  Barken Timmer AB  
    RA-04049 2012    Vladimir Rybalchenko  
    RA-04049 2013-07-21    >> DBR in a fatal crash when it rolled over after it landed at Runda River, Murmansk region, Russia  
1342 EC 120 B F-WQDK 2002-09 P 2002  Eurocopter France  
    OO-AMD 2002-10-24 2013-06-06  Delta Light NV  (S.B. Logistic)  
    RA-04045 2012-08-02    Vladimir Rybalchenko  
1343 EC 120 B HL-1207 2002    TNI-AU / Indonesian Air Force "Skadron Udara 7" HL-1207
1344 EC 120 B HL-1208 2002    TNI-AU / Indonesian Air Force "Skadron Udara 7"  
1345 EC 120 B F-WQDZ 2002-10 P    Eurocopter France  
    LY-HCB 2002-02    Valstybes Sienos Apsaugos Tarnyba Prie  (Lithunian Boarder Guard)  
1346 EC 120 B F-WQDV 2002-12 P    Eurocopter France  
    HB-ZER 2003-02-04 2007-04  Heli Gotthard   
    HB-ZER 2003-08-13    >> DBR after a crash at the Steingletscher, Gadmen, Switzerland, on 2003-08-13  
1347 EC 120 B VH-BGB 2003-09-07 2004-02-04  Australian Aerospace                    [ assembled in Australia : AAP001 ]  
    VH-BGB 2004-02-04 2008-05-19  Pressfast Industries  
    VH-BGB 2008-05-19 2010-06-17  Great Ocean Road Helicopters  
    VH-BGB 2010-06-17 2011-11-18  Blair Crosby-Goold  
    VH-BGB 2011-11-18 2012-07-10  Jayrow Helicopters Pty Ltd.  ( lsf Blair Crosby-Goold )  
    VH-BGB 2012-07-10    Jayrow Helicopters Pty Ltd.  ( lsf Muser Investments Pty Ltd. )  
1348 EC 120 B VH-BKU 2003-12-10 2004-10-11  Australian Aerospace                    [ assembled in Australia : AAP002 ]  
    VH-BKU 2004-10-11 2009-10-06  Inchalla Nominees  
    VH-BKU 2009-10-28 2009-01-15  Global Pacific Aerospace  
    VH-BKU 2009-01-30 2011-04-21  Inchalla Nominees  ( lsf Global Pacific Aerospace )  
    VH-BKU 2011-04-21    Executive Aviation Service Pty Ltd (lsf Everlyte Ltd., as Trustee for Phoenix Aerospace Discr.Unit Trust)  
1349 EC 120 B SE-JHT 2003-03-10 2015-02-18  Fiskflyg AB  
    SE-JHT 2015-02-18    Rotor Service Norden AB ( lsf Fiskflyg AB)  
1350 EC 120 B VH-ZIO 2003-07-24 2003-10-18  Australian Aerospace                    [ assembled in Australia : AAP003 ]  
    VH-ZIO 2003-10-18 2004-10-15  AG Business Investments  
    N120DJ 2004-10-20 2006-11-22  AG Business Investments, Melbourne  
    C-FFSO 2006-12-12 2007-08-15  Aviation X-Ray Inc.  
    C-GHWW 2007-08-15 2016-07-29  9133-3237 Inc.  
    C-GHWW 2016-07-29    SAVICOM Inc.  
abbrivations - registered: P (permit to fly issued), R (reservation), T (temporary registered) 
abbrivations - remarks: dd (delivery date), lsf (leased from), ntu (not taken up), wfu (withdrawn from use), DBF (destroyed by fire), DBR (damaged beyond repair), cx (cancelled), CofA (Certificate of Airworthiness)
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