Monday, July 2, 2012
Mass State Police Receive EC135T2+
Metro Aviation has handed over a second Eurocopter EC135T2+ to the Massachusetts State Police as part of the department’s fleet replacement of four 13-year-old AS355 Twin Stars. This second EC135T2+ is outfitted with a HELINET Downlink system and a Eurocopter Deutschland aft fuselage mounted SX 16. According to Robert Smith, Unit Commander for the State Police, the new helicopter will perform “searches, transportation, fire support, aerial photography, airborne command and control.” Smith added that the helicopter will enter service during Boston’s Fourth of July celebrations.
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