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11:11 AM, September 26, 2018
Philippine Coast Guard Orders Airbus H145 Helicopter
H145 Helicopter (Image: Airbus Helicopters)

Philippine Coast Guard has placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines.

The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is equipped with high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, maritime patrol and law enforcement, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

The latest contract will also encompass on-site technical support and continuing airworthiness management organisation services, fully supported by Airbus’ team in the country.

The H145 is equipped Helionix avionics suite and 4-axis autopilot system.

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