First EC135 equipped with Russian avionic delivered
Eurocopter Vostok delivered the first EC135 T2i helicopters, part of a purchase contract for eight EC135 helicopters in passenger configuration, to Gazpromavia at Eurocopter’s facility in Donauwörth, Germany.
This EC135 is the first Eurocopter helicopter equipped with Russian-built mission avionics, produced by Transas Aviation – a leading Russian avionics manufacturer based in St. Petersburg.
“The EC135’s introduction into our fleet is a milestone event for Gazpromavia, and its Russian content has enabled the perfect customization of this reliable and efficient helicopter to our operational needs,” said Gazpromavia’s general director Andrey Ovcharenko. Gazpromavia is the general air carrier of Russia’s Gazprom energy company and is one of the country’s 10 largest airlines.