Airbus Helicopters heavy twin H215 helicopter, a member of the world renowned Super Puma family, is demonstrating its multi-mission capabilities for firefighting, power line missions, law enforcement, and passenger transportation as well as its excellent performance in high and hot conditions during its debut demo tour in China. Over the course of the two-week-long tour, the H215 will have covered more than 2,000 kilometers in demo and ferry flights. “It is a pleasure for us to welcome the H215 for the first time in China, as we foresee a very strong future for this helicopter in the Chinese market,” said Marie- Agnès Vève, General Manager of Airbus Helicopters China. “The H215 is perfectly suited to meet China’s growing demand for heavy helicopters as it prepares to build up its forest aerial surveillance and firefighting capabilities.” Customers will be invited aboard the helicopter for a glimpse of its technologies and capabilities. The H215 will also showcase its superior firefighting capabilities, performing a series of flight demonstrations using a Bambi Bucket to extinguish fires.
8 March 2021