50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

First of two Hungary H145Ms delivered

Download: Printable PDF Date: 25 Nov 2019 13:41 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
First of two Hungary H145Ms delivered - Manufacturer publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: France Aircraft: Helicopters

The first two of twenty H145M military helicopters have been delivered to the Hungarian Defence Forces.

The H145Ms of the Hungarian fleet are equipped with a fast roping system, high-performance camera, dual cargo hook, hoist, disaster management kit, ballistic protection as well as an electronic countermeasures system to support the most demanding operational requirements. They are also fitted with the HForce weapon management system, developed by Airbus Helicopters, which allows Hungary to equip and operate their aircraft with a large set of ballistic or guided air-to-ground and air-to-air weapons.

Hungary has also ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with HForce. The cost-efficient H145M / H225M tandem will enable the Hungarian Defence Forces to cover missions from light utility, tactical transport, combat search and rescue up to light attack.

The H145M is a tried-and-tested light twin-engine helicopter. H145M helicopters are gaining popularity among defence forces due to their excellent price-performance ratio and the short delivery time.



Loading comments for First of two Hungary H145Ms delivered...


Recommended

NASA boosts Electra research and development

The National Aeronautics & Space Administration has signed a contract with Electra.aero to mature enabling aerodynamic "blown lift" technologies for electric ultra-short takeoff and land...

Legends Airways announce TECNAM fleet acquisition across three models

TECNAM and Legends Airways today announced an aircraft purchase agreement for a fleet of 5 initial aircraft for the fixed-wing flight training school. The purchase consists of two P2008 LSA, two&...

Joby completes flight of more than 150 Miles with Electric Vertical Take-Off Air Taxi

Joby Aero Inc. announced it had achieved an important milestone in the development of its aircraft, flying a full-size prototype vehicle more than 150 miles on a single charge, including a vertic...

Piper first to certify Garmin GWX 8000 weather radar

Piper Aircraft has achieved certification of the new Garmin GWX 8000 weather radar in all M-Class products. Piper Aircraft is the first general aviation manufacturer to certify the all-digital radar i...