Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two H135
helicopters with Helionix in a police configuration to its Brazilian
The two delivered helicopters will be used to
reinforce public security in Ceará State, as well as providing
support for aeromedical operations in other regions of the state.
Ciopaer’s fleet already includes two AS350s and four twin-engine helicopters of the H135 and the H145 family.
workload is facilitated by the stability of the aircraft, which
helps to maintain a constant altitude," said Ciopaer's Lieutenant
Colonel Marcus Costa. "It can transport two pilots and five
crewmembers, has flight autonomy of more than three hours and has
special equipment such as a searchlight, electric winch, rescue
kit and infrared camera."
On top of the 4-axis autopilot, Helionix offers an innovative
cockpit layout which helps to increase situational awareness.
Designed with up to three large electronic displays on the H135,
the cockpit is Night Vision Goggle compatible and includes a First
Limit Indicator which highlights the appropriate engine instrument
data for the pilot in one indicator.
The H135 family of
helicopters are used by police forces all around the world, with
more than 200 helicopters in-service in this segment. In addition
to law enforcement, the H135 performs a wide range of missions
including Emergency Medical Services (EMS), corporate transport
and military training.
To date, more than 1,270 helicopters of
the H135 family are in operation around the globe with more than
4.7 million flight hours.