Boeing Launches Apache Helicopter Production Line for Qatar Order

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  • 02:10 PM, October 14, 2018
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Boeing Launches Apache Helicopter Production Line for Qatar Order
Boeing's production line for Qatar's Apache 0rder inaugurated

A production line to manufacture Apache Helicopters for the Qatari Amiri Air Forces was launched Saturday in Boeing’s US facility in Mesa, Arizona.

Qatar had signed a contract to buy 24 Apache armed helicopters for 667 million in 2016.

The Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces, H E Major General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen Al Ghanem inaugurated the production line for the project to produce Apache helicopters for the Qatari Amiri Air Forces, during a visit to Boeing’s factory in Mesa, Arizona.

He toured the company’s flight simulator facilities, which allows trainees to have a simulated experience before actually flying, the Peninsula newspaper reported.

He was accompanied by Boeing Vertical Lift’s General Manager David Koopersmith, Director of the Apache project committee Brigadier General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Abdul Hadi Al Shahwani, members of the committee, and a number of ranking Qatari Armed Forces officers in charge of the project.

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