Airbus Helicopters H175 / EC175
hong kong Government Flying Service

Hong Kong Government

2017 to present


Government Flying Service H175 / EC175

In 2015 Hong Kong Gov Flying Service (GFS) ordered seven H175 Guépard configured for Search and Rescue (SAR) being the launch customer for this variant. First helicopter begun testing by end of 2016. First one delivered on June 2018.

On October 2018, they completed their first rescue.

As of October 2019, the fleet has achieved around 2000 flight hours.

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Hong Kong Received First H175, 18-Jun-18 : #aircraft Hong Kong’ Government Flying Service (GFS) received three EC175 / H175 in public services configuration, becoming the world’s first operator of this new variant

Flight Testing H175 in Public Services Configuration, 12-Oct-16 : Airbus Helicopters started flight test of the public services variant of the H175 helicopter. Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service (GFS) is launch customer for this variant scheduled by end 2017

Hong Kong Government H175 with Trakka Searchlight, 01-Mar-16 : Heli-Expo 2016 Trakka Systems announce that Airbus Helicopters have selected the TrakkaBeam A800 tactical searchlight for the new 7 H175 acquired by Hong Kong’s Government Flying Services (GFS)

Hong Kong GFS Acquires Seven H175, 08-Sep-15 : China Helicopter Exposition 2015 Hong Kong-based Government Flying Services (GFS) has ordered 7 H175 / EC175, becoming the world’s launching customer for this helicopter in the public services configuration.


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5013     B-LVD: GFS from 2018; pictured (pic2); Oct18 video first rescue
Airbus Helicopters France F-WWOJ: Airbus Helicopter France; at Marignane; pictured (pic1+
5011     B-LVE: GFS, test serial F-WWOL
5020     B-LVF: GFS
5029     B-LVG: GFS
5015     B-LVH: GFS 2019?
Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen OO-NSJ: NHV

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5035     B-LVI: GFS
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