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02:51 PM, April 23, 2014

Helibras recently delivered two EC725 helicopters to Brazil, making it total five owned by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and three by the Brazilian Army.

The 10th and 11th helicopters are part of the 50 ordered by the Brazilian Armed Forces.

The EC725s will carry out a wide range of missions ranging from troop transport and police patrol, to Search and Rescue. 

Both aircraft were painted in a hangar built especially for heavy helicopters assembled in Brazil. The flight tests completed prior to delivery were performed by Brazilian pilots. 

The first nine aircraft already delivered have successfully completed more than 4,370 flight hours.

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