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Brazilian Air Force passes 10,000 hours in H225M fleet

Brazilian Air Force passes 10,000 hours in H225M fleet

Helibras / Airbus Helicopters have reached another important milestone in their history. In just six years of operation with the H225M (H-36) Caracal, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) completed 10,000 flight hours with the aircraft. The model is part of the H-XBR agreement, signed in 2008, with the Ministry of Defense to supply 50 state-of-the-art helicopters to… Read more »

Source: Helibras, 11-Oct-17

Helibras delivers fifth EC725 to Brazilian Armed Forces

[electronic translation] The Helibras held this week, the delivery of the fifth helicopter EC725 the Brazilian Army. This is the seventh aircraft that the company delivered to the armed forces this year and is part of the 50 units acquired by the Ministry of Defence, under the H-XBR program , which provides for the absorption… Read more »

27-Nov-14

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Brazil – S-70B Helicopter Follow-On Support

Brazil – S-70B Helicopter Follow-On Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for S-70B helicopter follow-on support and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Brazil… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 08-Oct-14

Brazil requests $145M package including three UH-60M, training, equipment etc

Brazil requests $145M package including three UH-60M, training, equipment etc

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $145 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on September 8, 2014. The… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 15-Sep-14

Brazil to receive last batch of Mi-35s soon

Brazil to receive last batch of Mi-35s soon

Russia will soon deliver the fourth batch of three Mil Mi-35 helicopters to Brazil under the contract signed in 2008 See full story

Source: TASS, 02-Apr-14

First Brazilian EC725 completes 1,000 flying hours

First Brazilian EC725 completes 1,000 flying hours

The Brazilian Air Force has reason to celebrate. Last week its team of EC725 pilots logged their 1,000th flight hour with one aircraft (H-36 FAB 8510) while performing EMS, firefighting and Search and Rescue missions in the region. This mighty helicopter, operated by the Aviation Group Falçao, enables the team to protect and save lives… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 30-Jan-14

Helibras flies first locally-produced EC725

Helibras flies first locally-produced EC725

[electronic translation]  Helibras held, on Thursday (21) at its factory in Itajubá (MG), the first flight of a unit of EC725 completely produced in the company in Brazil. The flight took place two months before the deadline for the schedule of activities of the EC725 project. The BRA 17 inaugurates the third stage of the program… Read more »

Source: Helibras, 25-Nov-13

Exelis awarded $7M contract for MH-60R radar signal simulators

Exelis awarded $7M contract for MH-60R radar signal simulators

Exelis Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., is being awarded a $7,028,919 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 62 radar signal simulators in support of the MH-60R and S70-B aircraft for the U.S Navy (33), the Government of Australia (27), and the Government of Brazil (2) under the foreign military sales program. Work will be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 21-Nov-13

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Sikorsky provides component repair services to Brazilian Air Force

Sikorsky provides component repair services to Brazilian Air Force

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced its first-ever direct commercial repair agreement with the Brazilian Air Force in support of their UH-60 BLACK HAWK fleet. Through OEM access, the multi-year contract will streamline support services and will help enhance operational readiness for the H-60 helicopter fleet. The agreement includes shipment of aircraft components to Sikorsky-approved… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 19-Aug-13

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Sikorsky Teams with Brazilian Air Force Academics

Sikorsky Teams with Brazilian Air Force Academics

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today announced that it has signed a Letter of Interest (LOI) with the Brazilian Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) to establish a Rotorcraft Innovation Team. Rated as one of the top universities in Brazil in engineering and related fields, ITA is a federal government institution… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 10-Apr-13

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Three more Mi-35s delivered to Brazil – last three due by year-end

Three more Mi-35s delivered to Brazil – last three due by year-end

Russia has delivered the next batch of Mi-35M Hind attack helicopters to Brazil, whre they are known locally as the AH-2 Sabre.  A total of 12 helicopters were bought in a 2008 contract worth $150 million, and the last three are due for delivery by the end of 2012. “The latest three machines were delivered… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Sep-12

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Helibras to provide parts and services for Brazilian military EC725 fleet

Helibras to provide parts and services for Brazilian military EC725 fleet

The Helibras subsidiary of Eurocopter will supply and manage all spare parts, stocks and related technical support for the Brazilian armed forces’ fleet of 50 EC725 helicopters, offering significant savings and operational synergies for the country’s three military services operating the twin-engine rotary-wing aircraft. This responsibility is being assigned to Helibras under terms of a… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 05-Jan-12

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Brazilian Air Force signs EC725 logistical support contract

Brazilian Air Force signs EC725 logistical support contract

(electronic translation from local language press release) The agreement of five years, provides for the supply of materials and services and will have a budget of $ 149 million The Brazilian Air Force signed on Wednesday (21/12) in Brasilia, the logistics support contract for the fleet of EC-725 helicopters of the Armed Forces. The deal,… Read more »

Source: Brazilian Air Force, 23-Dec-11

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Brazil takes delivery of two UH-60L Black Hawks

Brazil takes delivery of two UH-60L Black Hawks

The Brazilian Air Force has taken delivery of two new UH-60Ls, coded 8907 and 8908, in a handover ceremony on Sunday 13th February at Sikorsky’s facility at Elmira, New York state.  The Black Hawks are painted in a new scheme not seen before in Brazil – a green/grey camouflage.  This week sees the two helicopters… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Feb-11

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Brazil receives its first dedicated attack helicopters

Brazil receives its first dedicated attack helicopters

“Brazil is changing its level in relation to the Defence. We are no longer mere buyers. We now receive and internalize technology. These helicopters strengthen aviation rotorcraft. With these words, the Defence Minister, Nelson Jobim, named the newly acquired helicopter MI-35 Brazilian Air Force, which in this Saturday (17) came to be called A-H2 Sabre…. Read more »

Source: Brazillian Air Force, 23-Apr-10

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05-Feb-10 FAB-8689 Bell UH-1H Campo Grande, Brazil

04-Feb-10

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Vector Aerospace Awarded Brazilian Air Force H-1H Helicopter Support Contract

Vector Aerospace announced that it has awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force in support of its fleet of Bell H-1H helicopters valued at approximately $15M USD over a five year period.

Source: Vector Aerospace, 20-Aug-09

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Russia to deliver twelve Mi-35M attack helicopters to Brazil this year

Source: RIA Novosti, 11-Apr-09

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