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Pakistan close to buying 39 T129 attack helicopters

Pakistan close to buying 39 T129 attack helicopters

Pakistan has shown interest in acquiring 39 of Turkey’s T129 Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopters (ATAK). Their Defence Production Minister, Rana Tanvir Hussein announced last week that the selling process was almost complete, reports Daily Sabah.

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Nov-17

Russian Helicopters Demonstrated Ansat to Pakistani Representatives

Russian Helicopters Demonstrated Ansat to Pakistani Representatives

The Russian Helicopters holding company, a member of the Rostec State Corporation, have successfully demonstrated the Ansat’s capability to operate at extremely high ambient air temperatures. The vehicle is being tested in Pakistan. Besides, Russian Helicopters held a presentation of Ansat for potential Pakistani customers. The guests learned about the competitive advantages of Ansat and… Read more »

Source: Rostec State Corporation, 27-Nov-17

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Russian Helicopters test Ansat in Pakistan

Russian Helicopters test Ansat in Pakistan

The Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) started testing multi-purpose Ansat helicopter in Pakistan. The objective of testing is to prove the ability to use the machine in high temperatures. At the moment the helicopter has already started test flights. It is planned to expand Ansat’s temperature regime to +50° Celsius. Thus,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 02-Nov-17

Pakistan being promoted as next heliski opportunity

Pakistan being promoted as next heliski opportunity

Zia Chishti, CEO of TRG Holdings, took a group of potential investors, clients and company executives to the peaks of Pakistan where they debarked off a helicopter and skied downhill. The adventure was to show them that Pakistan is now safe for business, reports Bloomberg.

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-Oct-17

Enstrom sells F280FX helicopters to Pakistan

Enstrom sells F280FX helicopters to Pakistan

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of piston powered 280FX helicopters to Pakistan. This sale was managed by Enstrom’s representative in Pakistan, Global Services & Solutions.  “It was a pleasure working with Mr.  Abdul Khaliq Awan, the General Manager of Global Services & Solutions. This has been a great team effort and… Read more »

Source: Enstrom Helicopter, 06-Oct-17

Vector Aerospace supports Pakistan Navy Sea King

Vector Aerospace supports Pakistan Navy Sea King

Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently commenced a contract with the Pakistan Navy for the return to service of three Leonardo Helicopters (ex-Westland) Sea Kings at its Fleetlands facility in Gosport, Hampshire, UK.  Work on the contract is being performed by Vector’s UK-based… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 09-Jun-17

Russian Helicopters transfers a Mi-171E to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters transfers a Mi-171E to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, handed over a civilian multirole helicopter Mi-171E to the Punjab province government of the Republic of Pakistan. The helicopter was manufactured at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant and has already been accepted by the customer’s representatives. The rotorcraft will be delivered to its destination by air transport. Under the terms… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-May-17

Russian Helicopters Signs Pakistani Contract

Russian Helicopters Signs Pakistani Contract

Russian Helicopters has signed a contract with the government of the Pakistani province of Punjab for the delivery of a new civilian Mi-171E multipurpose helicopter. The helicopter is produced by Ulan-Ude Aircraft Works, reports Defence Aerospace. The new helicopter has to be delivered in the second quarter of the year. It will be used for… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Apr-17

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Pakistan expands its AW139 fleet with new orders

Pakistan expands its AW139 fleet with new orders

Leonardo announced today that the Pakistan Ministry of Defence has placed orders for an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility and transport operations across the nation. Deliveries are expected to start in mid-2017. This latest purchase further expands the presence and success of… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 22-Feb-17

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Russian Helicopters to supply its first civilian rotorcraft to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters to supply its first civilian rotorcraft to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has won an international tender and signed a contract with Balochistan provincial government to supply a Mi-171 helicopter.  The helicopter is expected to be delivered in the first part of this year.   The government of Balochistan will use its first Russian civilian Mi-171 for transporting passengers and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Jan-17

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Leonardo demos AW139 at MTOW up to 49 Celsius

Leonardo demos AW139 at MTOW up to 49 Celsius

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that the AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter showed outstanding hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities during recent trials in Pakistan, reached on a ferry flight from Italy. The trials were conducted in the central desert area of Multan, where temperatures touched 49 °C with the helicopter still being able to… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 09-Aug-16

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Government of Pakistan orders AW139s

Government of Pakistan orders AW139s

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that the Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters to be used for transport and EMS missions. This event sets a major milestone for Leonardo and further expands the already successful presence of the AW139 and other models in the Country. This… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 09-Aug-16

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Pakistan picks AW139 for SAR

Pakistan picks AW139 for SAR

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The signing was held in Islamabad in presence of the H.E. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo. The contract is part of a fleet renewal programme spread over several batches including a logistic support and… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 25-May-16

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Pakistan to receive nine AH-1Z Vipers

Pakistan to receive nine AH-1Z Vipers

The US Dept of Defense has announced the aware of a $170M contract for nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, including auxiliary fuel kits.  The release indicated that the helicopters are for the Pakistan military, through the standard Foreign Military Sales program.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (40… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Apr-16

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Oceania Aviation to train Pakistan 300C engineers

Oceania Aviation to train Pakistan 300C engineers

Oceania Aviation are pleased to announce the recent signing of an agreement with Pakistan authorities for the training and development of government-nominated engineers in the overhaul and servicing of leading dynamic components, rotor blades, piston engines and calendar parts for the Sikorsky S300C. The agreements will see Engineers from Pakistan accommodated in New Zealand for… Read more »

Source: Oceania Aviation, 17-Mar-16

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Lockheed Martin awarded $14M contract for Pakistan AH-1Z Target Sight System work

Lockheed Martin awarded $14M contract for Pakistan AH-1Z Target Sight System work

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $14,221,556 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for the procurement of non-recurring engineering requirements on the Target Sight System (TSS), including software development and testing, system modification, testing, and installation requirements necessary to configure the TSS to the requirements of the government of Pakistan. … Read more »

Source: US DoD, 18-Jan-16

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Punjab Government VVIP choice is between Mi-17 and Bell 412

Punjab Government VVIP choice is between Mi-17 and Bell 412

The Punjab government has decided to purchase two new aircraft for VVIP movement, The Express Tribune has learnt. See full story

Source: Tribune, 26-Nov-15

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Heightened security checks coming to Islamabad Heliport

Heightened security checks coming to Islamabad Heliport

Heightened security checks are coming to Islamabad Heliport after reports of unidentified individuals roaming in the vicinity and inquiring about the details of the heliport from the security staff, The Nation has learnt reliably. See Full Story

Source: The Nation, 30-Oct-15

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Bell awarded $581M contract for UH-1Y, AH-1Z for both USMC and Pakistan

Bell awarded $581M contract for UH-1Y, AH-1Z for both USMC and Pakistan

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $581,113,421 modification to definitize a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0023) for the manufacture and delivery of 15 Lot 12 UH-1Y, 19 Lot 12 AH-1Z, one Lot 13 UH-1Y and 21 auxiliary fuel kits for the Marine Corps and government of Pakistan.  The aircraft… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

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Pakistan signs for four Mi-35 Hind gunships

Pakistan signs for four Mi-35 Hind gunships

Islamabad and Moscow signed an agreement for the purchase of four MI-35 Hind gunships. See Full Story

Source: The Diplomat, 27-Aug-15

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Bell awarded $85M weapons update for Pakistan Cobras

Bell awarded $85M weapons update for Pakistan Cobras

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $85,498,093 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to conduct research for, and develop updates to, weapons systems as part of a system configuration set (SCS) in support of the H-1 aircraft and the Navy and government of Pakistan.  This effort is for SCS work to include creating prototypes… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 18-Aug-15

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06-Aug-15 Mil Mi-17 Lassan Nawab, Pakistan (12F)

The helicopter, involved in medical evacuation work after recent floods, was en route from Rawalpindi to Gilgit when it crashed near Lassan Nawab. Local media reported that weather was a contributory factor, and noted that there was a post-crash fire. The deceased were named as Major Humayun (Pilot), Major Muzammil (Pilot), Major Shahzad (Doctor), Major… Read more »

06-Aug-15

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06-Aug-15 Mil Mi-17 Khot, Pakistan

Pakistan Air Force helicopter, engaged in relief and rescue efforts, crashed in the Khot area of upper Chitral, injuring several people. Media reports say the blades hit a tree, un-stablilising the helicopter on take=off, and it subsequently hit a house and crashed.

06-Aug-15

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02-May-15 Mil Mi-17 Kohat, Pakistan

Damaged after hitting container (some reports say “hit barrier”) during landing phase.  2 POB injured, not seriously

02-May-15

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Pakistan to buy Mi-35 gunships

Pakistan to buy Mi-35 gunships

Pakistan would like to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik. See Full Story

Source: Sputnik News, 18-Mar-15

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Court puts halt to Sindh AW139 acquisition

Court puts halt to Sindh AW139 acquisition

The Supreme Court restrained the Sindh government on Friday from buying a new helicopter and other equipment worth Rs1.65 billion till further orders. See Full Story

Source: The News, 22-Dec-14

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Pakistan – Helicopter tours launched in Karachi

Pakistan – Helicopter tours launched in Karachi

Princely Jets, the country’s only private jet and helicopter charter company, launched a ‘City Helicopter Tour’ service here on Tuesday. See Full Story

Source: Pakistan Today, 17-Dec-14

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Pakistan – Sindh Province orders AW139

Pakistan – Sindh Province orders AW139

The Sindh cabinet has decided to purchase n AW139 to help the Provincial Disaster Management Authority carry out relief work. See Full Story

Source: Tribune, 15-Dec-14

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Russia to sell Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan

Russia to sell Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan

Russia will sell Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan to strengthen its counter-terrorism efforts, media reported Thursday. See Full Story

Source: South East Asia Post, 17-Nov-14

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Russia OKs Mi-35 Sale to Pakistan: Ambassador

Russia OKs Mi-35 Sale to Pakistan: Ambassador

Russian envoy to Pakistan Alexey Dedov on Wednesday said that the MI-35 helicopter deal with Moscow and Islamabad is “politically approved”, Radio Pakistan reported. See Full Story

Source: Defense Aerospace, 14-Nov-14

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Pakistan – Provincial Disaster Management Authority to order helicopter

Pakistan – Provincial Disaster Management Authority to order helicopter

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority has issued international tenders for the procurement of a 17-seat helicopter.

Source: Tribune, 09-Jul-14

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Pakistan Army completes first in-house Mi-8 overhaul

Pakistan Army completes first in-house Mi-8 overhaul

Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif visited the newly set up premier helicopter overhauling facility at Aviation Base Workshop on 25th June and witnessed the first batch of overhauled helicopters. Addressing on the occasion, Chief of Army staff, congratulated engineers and technicians of Aviation Base Workshop for having developed the first ever inland helicopter… Read more »

Source: Pakistan Army, 01-Jul-14

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25-Jun-14 Bell AH-1F Multan, Pakistan (2F)

Crashed on a night flying training mission.  2 POB Killed, and they were named here as Major Yasir and Captain Murtaza

25-Jun-14

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07-Apr-14 Mil MI-17 Kalat, Pakistan

Helicopter down – unclear from press reports if damaged or not.  All crew and passengers reported safe

07-Apr-14

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21-Feb-14 Chakri, Pakistan

Emergency landing on training flight

21-Feb-14

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28-Oct-13 Bell AH-1 Gujranwala, Pakistan

Pilot and co-pilot critically injured in AH-1 accident

28-Oct-13

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Turkey offers T129 to Pakistan on generous terms

Turkey offers T129 to Pakistan on generous terms

Turkey made its latest push during Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Sept. 16-18 visit to Turkey for the Third High Level Cooperation Council meeting. Sharif was given a demonstration of the T-129’s capabilities and a potential deal was discussed.  See full story

Source: iHLS, 15-Oct-13

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03-May-13 Wazirabad, Pakistan

Two seat helicopter on routine training flight

03-May-13

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Pakistan inaugurates VIP helicopter facility

Pakistan inaugurates VIP helicopter facility

Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ameer Haider Khan Hoti, on Saturday inaugurated a VIP helicopter flight at Peshawar Aviation Base (see full story)

Source: Frontier Post, 15-Oct-12

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Helicopter suppliers sue Pakistan Army

Helicopter suppliers sue Pakistan Army

Two helicopter supplying companies have gone to the court against the army blacklisting them. It seems after the politicians, the judiciary and the civil society, military’s business partners also are frowning at it. (see full story)

Source: Dawn, 05-Sep-12

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Pakistan’s Sindh Government to spend $5.4M annually renting a helicopter

Pakistan’s Sindh Government to spend $5.4M annually renting a helicopter

The Government of Sindh, one of Pakistan’s four provinces, previously operated a Bell LongRanger and 412, which were withdrawn in 2010 and 2009 respectively due to required overhaul costs – both had been acquired new in 1992.  The government has now decided the cost of a new helicopter, maintenance etc would be much higher, and… Read more »

Source: The International News, 28-May-12

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23-May-12 Schweizer S300 Wazirabad, Pakistan (2F)

Helicopter crashed into a river on a training flight.  Student pilot Captain Shmer and instructor Major Zahid Bari missing, presumed dead due to the fast flow rate of the river. Update – student’s body recovered some days later.  Helicopter type confirmed from 26s in to this video

23-May-12

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05-Apr-12 Dera Allahyar, Pakistan

Helicopter carrying Interior Minister Rehman Malik and others had developed a technical fault and it had to make an emergency landing in Dera Allahyar.

05-Apr-12

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03-Apr-12 Ghallanai, Pakistan

Helicopter crashed while landing at the Civil Colony in Ghallanai.  Major General Nadir Zeb, Brigadier Aftab Ahmed, Brigadier Saeed Khan, Colonel Fazl-e Rabbi and Major Abbas of the paramilitary Frontier Corps all sustained injuries.  Taliban disputed report and said they shot it down.

03-Apr-12

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Pakistan: Princely Jets buy an EC130

Pakistan: Princely Jets buy an EC130

Extract from a longer press release from Eurocopter…. The sales agreement signed during the Dubai Airshow involves one EC130 B4 in a corporate configuration for Pakistan’s Princely Jets, which is to be delivered in June 2012. Also covered in the accord is Eurocopter’s provision of spares and services for this rotary-wing aircraft.

Source: Eurocopter, 17-Nov-11

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20-Sep-11 Nusrat Darra, Pakistan

Pakistani military commander slightly injured after his helicopter was shot at twice from the ground.  Landed safely

20-Sep-11

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Stadium land given to expand Islamabad Heliport

Stadium land given to expand Islamabad Heliport

The Pakistan government has reportedly decided to expand the Islamabad heliport by cutting short the size of a cricket stadium planned nearby several years ago, reports local news website Dawn.com.  The transfer of 8 acres (3.24 hectares) has been approved by the Capital Development Authority according to an official requesting anonymity, with the reason given… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Aug-11

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09-Aug-11 Mil Mi-17 Sargodha, Pakistan

Emergency landing after fire in tail.    The airfield is based to 82 Sqn which flies Alouette IIIs, and no other helicopters based.  We realise other aircraft can visit, of course!

09-Aug-11

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Pakistan LongRanger crash: Five-member committee to probe incident

Pakistan LongRanger crash: Five-member committee to probe incident

A five-member committee has been constituted to probe the helicopter crash that killed Major General Muhammad Nawaz, DG rangers Punjab. The committee will be headed by AVN Riazul Haq, deputy director general Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).  See article in Express Tribune See also HeliHub.com page for this accident

Source: Express Tribune, 09-Jun-11

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01-Jun-11 2025 Bell 206L LongRanger Layyah, Pakistan (5F)

Crashed into Indus or Sindh River en route to Peshawar, and poor weather reported.  Five people on board including Major-General Mohammad Nawaz, director general of the Punjab Rangers along with two Captains and one Colonel.

01-Jun-11

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Pakistan returns helicopter used in Bin Laden operation

Pakistan returns helicopter used in Bin Laden operation

Pakistan has returned the wreckage of a US helicopter destroyed during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, the Pentagon has said.  

Source: BBC, 24-May-11

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Was Bin Laden casualty a stealth UH-60?

Was Bin Laden casualty a stealth UH-60?

As more photos becomeo available of the helicopter casualty in the raid which saw Osama Bin Laden killed, more questions get raised.  From the announcement late in the  Washington evening on Sunday 1st May, we know that four helicopters were used in the raid at Abbottabad in Pakistan, and that one crashed.  As usual, HeliHub.com… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-May-11

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01-May-11 Sikorsky UH-60 Abbottabad, Pakistan

One US Army helicopter crashed during the 40 minute US navy seal operation to kill or capture Osama bin Laden. No one was hurt.  Local reports quote the time as “late on Sunday night”.  Three other helicopters involved in this operation.  Some reports say it crashed after being shot at from the ground

01-May-11

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20-Apr-11 Nawab Shah, Pakistan (6F)

One source said the helicopter was carrying military and army personnel. All six on board killed

20-Apr-11

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10-Mar-11 Eurocopter AS550U2 Islamabad, Pakistan

All the three crew members aboard a military helicopter survived when it crashed Thursday morning in the southern part of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad near Burma Bridge

10-Mar-11

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Pakistan Army starts helicopter service in restive Kurram Agency

Pakistan Army starts helicopter service in restive Kurram Agency

Pakistan Army has started a helicopter service from Parachinar to Peshawar for hundreds of thousands of tribesmen who continue to remain stranded in restive Kurram Agency.

Source: Samaa, 26-Jan-11

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US Navy unit in Bahrain provides critical support for Pakistan relief

US Navy unit in Bahrain provides critical support for Pakistan relief

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — Sailors from Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 Det. 2 forward-deployed to the U.S. Navy’s aviation unit in Bahrain have provided essential support to flooding relief efforts in Pakistan since these efforts began in early August. The HM 15 team logged more than 240 flight hours, evacuated 3,360 people to safety… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 12-Oct-10

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01-Oct-10 Manchhar Lake, Sindh province, Pakistan

Working for UN World Food Program, helicopter had heavy landing injuring 3 of 13 occupants.

01-Oct-10

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Pakistan requests up to thirty more Bell 412s

Pakistan requests up to thirty more Bell 412s

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on 14 September of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan of BELL 412EP Helicopters as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $397 million. The Government of Pakistan has requested a possible sale of up… Read more »

Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency, 24-Sep-10

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US sets up helicopter centre at Pano Aqil airbase

US sets up helicopter centre at Pano Aqil airbase

The US has expanded its rescue and flood relief operations to northern Sindh by establishing a new “helicopter operations centre” at Pano Aqil airbase near Sukkur.

Source: Express Tribune, 09-Sep-10

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Swiss give ten Alouette IIIs to Pakistan

Swiss give ten Alouette IIIs to Pakistan

The Swiss government decided in August to give Pakistan the three machines which were already out of operation, but it has now decided to give the remaining seven as well.

Source: SwissInfo, 09-Sep-10

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Four more US Army helicopters arrive in Pakistan

Four more US Army helicopters arrive in Pakistan

GHAZI AVIATION BASE, Pakistan, Sept. 7, 2010 – Four Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 60 soldiers arrived here today as part of the expansion of U.S. military flood relief efforts in Pakistan. The arrival marks the beginning of a transition of the northern relief mission to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation… Read more »

Source: US Dept of Defense, 08-Sep-10

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Two US Navy MH-53Es join Pakistan relief work – 19 helicopters committed thus far

Two US Navy MH-53Es join Pakistan relief work – 19 helicopters committed thus far

Two U.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters arrived in Pakistan today as part of the continued U.S. humanitarian assistance to Pakistan in support of flood relief from the monsoon floods. The two aircraft are part of the contingent of 19 helicopters urgently ordered to Pakistan on Wednesday by U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.  The… Read more »

Source: US Emabssy in Pakistan, 17-Aug-10

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CH-53s from USS Peleliu launch for Pakistan relief

CH-53s from USS Peleliu launch for Pakistan relief

Two Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit launched from the flight deck of the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu today as part of the continued U.S. humanitarian assistance to Pakistan in support of flood relief from a recent monsoo The helicopters are the first two aircraft of 19… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 12-Aug-10

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Pakistan Army gets four Mi-17s after US-funded overhauls

Pakistan Army gets four Mi-17s after US-funded overhauls

Four Pakistan Army Mi-17 helicopters were returned to the Pakistan Army by the United States on Wednesday after the United States funded maintenance overhauls.The overhaul programme provides critical support to the Pakistan Army by expediting maintenance and returning urgently-needed aircraft to flight operations, a statement from the US embassy said.The helicopters were handed over to… Read more »

Source: APP, 20-Jul-10

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Pakistan to purchase 10 more Bell 412s

Pakistan to purchase 10 more Bell 412s

Pakistan is believed to have indicated in the letter that the helicopters could be used effectively in on-going war on terror and would be helpful in controlling the menace of terrorism

Source: Karachi News, 25-May-10

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US donates two more Bell 412s to Pakistan

US donates two more Bell 412s to Pakistan

The US will purchase the two Bell 412 enhanced performance utility transport helicopters, valued at 24 million dollars, to support Pakistan’s counter-insurgency operations.

Source: Zeenews, 03-May-10

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U.S. to provide Pakistan with 13 Cobras for spare parts use

U.S. to provide Pakistan with 13 Cobras for spare parts use

Pakistan has procured 13 AH-1F Cobras from the United States for use as spare parts for its helicopter fleet.  The helicopters will be shipped from a U.S. facility in Alabama later this year.  The 13 aircraft are part of a larger 2007 transaction under which Pakistan also procured and refurbished 12 AH-1F Cobras for its… Read more »

Source: US Embassy in Islamabad, 19-Mar-10

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Pakistan returns free Mi-17s to US

Pakistan returns free Mi-17s to US

Less than a year ago, the US rushed four Russian-built Mi-17 helicopters to Pakistan after an urgent request from the country’s senior leadership. Now they are being returned after a serious crash resulted in at least one fatality.

Source: AOL, 19-Mar-10

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10-Feb-10 (Reg TBA) Bell AH-1 Tirah Valley, Pakistan (2F)

10-Feb-10

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Pakistan seeks 20 AH-1W gunships

Pakistan seeks 20 AH-1W gunships

Pakistan wants more helicopter gunships, in particular it wants 20 AH-1W models, to supplement, and replace the 32 AH-1S and AH-1F gunships. The 6.6 ton W model was configured for naval use, and has two engines and protection against sea water corrosion.

Source: Strategy Page, 08-Jan-10

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24-Oct-09 (Serial TBA) Mil Mi-17 Bajaur, Pakistan (6F)

24-Oct-09

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Pakistani military helicopters key element of US strategy

Source: Rotorhub, 15-Jul-09

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France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

France has agreed to provide Tigre Attack helicopter to Pakistan in line with its growing use against the foreign financed terrorists operating in tribal areas of Pakistan.

Source: Pro-Pakistan, 06-Jul-09

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03-Jul-09 Mil Mi-17 Chapper Farozkhel, Pakistan (26F)

3-Jul-09 Mil Mi-17 Chapper Farozkhel, Pakistan

03-Jul-09

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