Utility Configured H130 in Canada Demo Tour
Following a successful Canadian demonstration tour the Utility Configured H130 / EC130T2 was on display for the annual Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) Convention in Vancouver
Airbus Helicopters, November 13, 2015 - Vancouver – Following a successful Canadian demonstration tour the Utility Configured H130 will be on display for the annual Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) Convention in Vancouver, BC November 13th – 15th, 2015.
The versatile H130 is ideally suited for utility operations; the helicopter offers many possibilities for operators thanks to its wide, unobstructed flat-floor cabin that is able to accommodate an array of equipment providing outstanding mission flexibility. The H130 is equipped with numerous Airbus Helicopters Canadian STC’s such as the cargo mirrors, a cargo sling, cargo pods, dual controls and longline controller (50amp).
During the 16 stop, 11,500 km, Canadian tour, Airbus Helicopters demonstrated the excellent performance of the H130 for aerial work missions. Throughout multiple demonstrations, customers were able to experience first-hand the overall versatility and performance of the H130 and its multiple STC equipment. The high performance H130 has a load capacity of 1,500 kgs / 3,307 lbs and excellent pilot visibility.
With the latest aircraft technology and enhanced safety features, the H130 is a reference for challenging missions. Equipped with a VEMD the pilot is able to concentrate on the mission and improving flight safety. The trademarked Fenestron: which increases efficiency, provides a very low noise signature, and a high level of safety for ground personnel. Energy-absorbing seats are standard for the crew and passengers.
The H130’s simple design, use of composite materials and the experience drawn from the proven Ecureuil family all contribute to reduced maintenance costs and make this helicopter a key member of the Airbus Helicopters’ Ecureuil family.
About Airbus Helicopters Canada: Airbus Helicopters Canada is a subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters and a leading supplier of helicopters in Canada. Our helicopters are used across the country in key parapublic and civil roles which include: law enforcement, emergency medical services, oil & gas, mining, firefighting, hydroelectric utilities, environmental surveys, tour and corporate transport. Airbus Helicopters was established in Fort Erie, Ontario in 1984 and has additional operations in Richmond, British Columbia and Mirabel, Quebec as well as a support and customer service network in place to support a fleet of over 690 helicopters in the country. The company recently celebrated over 30 years of success in Canada.
Airbus Helicopters H130 / EC130T2 C-GXAH ( Airbus Helicopters Canada )