Newsletter #32 | News
Helibras delivers 10th and 11th EC725s to Brazilian Armed Forces
Airbus Helicopters, April 22, 2014 - These two helicopters are part of the 50 ordered by the Brazilian Armed Forces.
The tenth aircraft was delivered to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), bringing their total to five EC725s.
The eleventh went to the Brazilian Army, which now has three.
The EC725s will carry out a wide range of missions ranging from troop transport and police patrol, to Search and Rescue.
Both aircraft were painted in a hangar built especially for heavy helicopters assembled in Brazil. The flight tests completed prior to delivery were performed by Brazilian pilots.
The first nine aircraft already delivered have successfully completed more than 4,370 flight hours.
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