Helibras Delivers 6th Panther and 14th Fennec Upgraded
Helibras closes the year with the delivery of one more Fennec and one Panther of the Brazilian Army modernization contracts
Helibras, December 05, 2016 - Helibras begins the month of December with the delivery of two more modernized helicopters for the Brazilian Army Aviation.
The aircraft left the company's factory in Itajubá, bound for Taubaté, in the interior of São Paulo.
The Fennec helicopter will be sent to the 1st BAvEx ( 1st Army Aviation Battalion ) and the new Panther to the 2nd BAvEx.
The modernization work of the Army aircraft involvess professionals from many areas of Helibras, including engineers, maintenance, painting, manufacturing, logistics, program and other teams.
The contracted schedules and the up-to-date deliveries will keep the teams busy and in production.
So far, the Brazilian Army Aviation has already received 14 Fennecs and 6 Panthers, totaling 20 modernized helicopters with longer life, safety and capabilities for the missions.
In 2017, Helibras will deliver four other Fennecs and three modernized Panthers.