- 5th of 34 Pantera K2 upgraded by Helibras delivered September 2016
Known as HM-1 Pantera in Brazilian service and assembled locally by Helibras. From 2014, 35 being upgraded with new Arriel 2C2 CG FADEC engines and glass cockpit
New Avionics for Brazilian Army Fennec and Panther, 04-Apr-18 : FIDAE 2018 Rockwell Collins signed a 3-year contract to deliver multi-function displays and digital radios for the Brazilian Army Fennec and Panther fleet
Helibras Delivers 6th Panther and 14th Fennec Upgraded, 05-Dec-16 : Helibras closes the year with the delivery of one more Fennec and one Panther of the Brazilian Army modernization contracts
90 Airbus Helicopters in Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 11-Aug-16 : 83 military helicopters and 7 civil Ecureuils supported by Airbus Helicopters’ local customer center Helibras has been deployed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Helibras Panther K2 First Flight, 14-Oct-15 : Helibras performed the first flight of a Brazilian Army Pantera (Panther) helicopter fully modernized by the company in Brazil.
Sagem Flight Controls for Brazilian Army Panthers, 22-Apr-15 : Sagem (Safran) signed Intention to Proceed agreement with Helibras to supply flight control system for the modernized Brazilian Army Panther and also for the new EC725 Caracal
Panther Successfully Upgraded For Brazilian Army, 15-Sep-14 : Helibras’ contract to modernize 34 AS365 K Panther helicopters for the Brazilian Army Aviation (AvEx) to the K2 version, known as the Super Panther, reached an important milestone in August following the successful completion of the first technical-operational evaluation.
First 2 upgraded Panther K2 to Brazilian Army, 13-Mar-14 : The first two upgraded AS365 Panther K2 rotorcraft will be delivered this month by Airbus Helicopters’ Helibras subsidiary to the Brazilian Army Aviation Command (AvEx), providing a modernized platform with more power, updated avionics and increased mission capability.
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|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|1995/||4 BAvEx|| Base Aerea de Manaus |
|1993/||2 BAvEx|| Base de Aviação de Taubaté |
|1993/||3 BAvEx|| Campo Grande |
|1989/||1 BAvEx|| Base de Aviação de Taubaté |