Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Rotorcraft Report: Bavaria Orders EC135s
Eurocopter has netted an order from Bavaria’s interior ministry for eight EC135 P2is for the Bavarian Police Helicopter Squadron.
Fitted with police equipment, the EC135s are slated for delivery between September 2009 and April 2010.
The EC135’s police-specific equipment includes a forward-looking infrared camera; a high-resolution, digital day/night camera; satellite communications; Global Positioning System-based navigation; a digital map; Tetra digital radio; the FLARM collision warning system; a tactical direction finder, and a digital flight management system.