Helicopters Helibras announces delivery of two H135 helicopters

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Helibras announced the delivery of two H135 helicopters to Líder Aviação.

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The contract was signed at the beginning of the second half of this year and includes the provision of helicopters configured for offshore operations such as passenger transport and medical evacuation missions in the Oil & Gas market.

According to Junia Hermont, the supervisory director of Líder Aviação, the two helicopters will further diversify the fleet and add further expertise to the company, which has more than 40 years of service in the oil and gas market. "We are pleased with this acquisition and have already trained the entire team in the operation of this aircraft model."

Líder Aviação is a Brazilian airlines specialized in air charter, aircraft sales and maintenance. Beside a large number of helicopters, Líder Aviação operates a fleet of fixed-wing aircraft. It is based in Belo Horizonte and operates bases in several cities in Brazil.

Helibras is a Brazil-based helicopter manufacturer which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters. The company has delivered over 500 helicopters to Latin American countries.

The H135, former Eurocopter EC135 is a twin-engine civil light utility helicopter. Since the start of commercial operations in 1995, over 1800 units of the helicopter have been sold to various customers.

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