The Royal Moroccan Air Power have ordered a fleet of H135s for navy major coaching missions. The sunshine twin-engine H135, a reference helicopter within the phase, will likely be used for coaching pilots to carry out a wide selection of demanding missions together with utility and search and rescue. The contract additionally covers an in depth help bundle together with the supply of Flight Coaching Gadgets and the coaching of teacher pilots and upkeep pilots. The coaching programme will allow the Forces Royale Air to take full benefit of the H135’s multi mission capabilities comparable to NVG and winching.

“We’re proud that the Forces Royales Air have chosen the H135 for his or her coaching missions. It’s a dependable, cost-efficient multirole helicopter that’s ideally suited to transitioning to extra complicated plane. We’re certain that the H135s will likely be a terrific asset to their fleet and we stay up for bringing them the very best help in cooperation with our strategic associate Heliconia with its entry into service within the nation,” stated Arnaud Montalvo, Head of Africa and Center East at Airbus Helicopters.


Airbus H135 Mild Utility Helicopter (Photograph by Airbus)

The Airbus Helicopters H135 (previously referred to as Eurocopter EC135) is a twin-engine civil gentle utility helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters (previously referred to as Eurocopter). It’s able to flight below instrument flight guidelines (IFR) and is outfitted with a digital computerized flight management system (AFCS). First flying on 15 February 1994, it entered service in 1996 and 1,400 have been delivered as much as September 2020 to 300 operators in 60 nations, accumulating over 5 million flight hours. Half of them are in Europe and 1 / 4 in North America. The H135M, licensed below the title Eurocopter EC635, is a navy variant.

With over 130 models operated by navy companies worldwide for coaching missions, the IFR licensed H135 is a confirmed benchmark for navy coaching helicopters globally, having already achieved greater than 400,000 navy coaching flight hours. This new order expands the worldwide fleet to 12 navy clients, together with the armed forces of the UK, Australia, Germany and Japan. Geared up with Airbus Helicopters’ state-of-the-art Helionix avionics suite, the H135 affords optimum security situations for fundamental and superior mission coaching, whereas offering a platform for simple and secure pilot transition onto extra superior helicopters.

Airbus H135 Light Utility Helicopter
Airbus H135 Mild Utility Helicopter (Photograph by Airbus)