Eurocopter EC135
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Airbus to Support National Police Air Service Fleet, 05-Mar-19 : Heli-Expo 2019 UK’ National Police Air Service (NPAS) signed contract with Airbus to provide support and maintenance for its fleet of 15 EC135 and 4 EC145 helicopters

First UK NPAS EC135 Upgraded with Night Vision, 12-Nov-18 : #NightVision Airbus UK delivered first of 7 legacy EC135 to National Police Air Service (NPAS) upgraded under £ 1.5M contract with Night Vision (NVIS) capability

UK Police NPAS Received First of Seven EC135T2+, 07-Oct-15 : Helitech 2015 Bond Air Services formally handed over the first of seven redesigned and upgraded EC135 T2+ helicopters to the National Police Air Service (NPAS) at Helitech 2015

Bond Helicopters to equip UK Police EC135 T2s, 03-Jun-14 : Bond Helicopters Europe, part of the Avincis Group, has been awarded a multi- million pound contract to install the next generation of missions system equipment into the National Police Air Service (NPAS) fleet.

10,000 hours of flight for an EC135T2 with the Chiltern Air Support Unit, 28-Sep-11 : Duxford, England, Eurocopter today celebrated the 10,000 flight hour milestone for Chiltern Air Support Unit's EC135 T2 helicopter based at RAF Henlow - the Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England.

new EC135 to West Midlands Police Air Support Unit, 19-Jul-10 : Farnborough, a brand new EC135 P2i was handed over to Assistant Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, Sharon Rowe, on the EADS/Eurocopter booth No. G12 in Hall 4 at the Farnborough International Air Show. The order for this aircraft had been placed in September 2009.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2015/    WYP Carr Gate
2013/    NPAS
2005/    PSNI PSNI Aldergrove
PSNI Maydown
2004/    North Midlands Police Ripley / Butterley Hall
2002/    WCAOU Almondsbury
2000/    Suffolk Police AAC Wattisham
Martlesham Heath
1999/    TVP RAF Benson