Eurocopter sells seven new AS365N3 Helicopters to Pawan Hans
Eurocopter and Pawan Hans Helicopters today signed a contract for seven new Dauphin AS365N3 helicopters.
With this new purchase, Pawan Hans expands its fleet to 33 Dauphins, thereby, confirming its position as biggest fleet operator of Eurocopter helicopters in India and largest Dauphin offshore operator in the world.
All the aircrafts will be delivered in a 12 passenger configuration with a complete offshore mission package including HEEL (Helicopter Emergency Egress Lighting), emergency floatation gear with automatic percussion, ELT/ADELT (Automatic Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitters), Life rafts and Health Monitoring Systems.
Pawan Hans started operating Dauphin helicopters in India in 1986. Since then, Pawan Hans has logged over 340 142 flying hours with its fleet and over 1.58 Million landings.
Pawan Hans’ fleet of helicopters is used for transportation of personnel to offshore platforms, for shuttle flights between drill barges and for transport of state officials and VIPs. It also provides charter services for tourists.