Brazil – Helibrás delivers three AS350B2s to the State of Pará

Brazil – Helibrás delivers three AS350B2s to the State of Pará 7 Jul, 14, Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras delivered three AS350 B2 Squirrel aircraft to Air Grouping of Public Safety (Graesp) Pará State in a ceremony held on this day 1, the Hangar Convention Center Amazon in Belém (PA).

The event was attended by Governor Janet Simon, Secretary of the Security Luiz Fernandes Rocha and public authorities of Pará, in addition to the board Helibrás.

With the configuration multimission, new aircraft have the rescue hoist, cargo hook, sliding doors, multi-frequency police radio, searchlight, rappel kit, and in particular a system of aerial surveillance with thermal imaging and downlink. This system allows the air radiopatrulhamento be performed more efficiently as with the detection and identification of targets electronically, day and night, at large distances incapable of being achieved only by the human eye.

Currently, the Squirrel AS350 model is the most used by most state governments to fulfill missions to the Civil and Military, Fire Department, Civil Defense and other police groups. The Public Security Bureau of Pará plans to increase its fleet, which now has five helicopters, three Squirrels own acquisitions through trading, and two officers.

The state has also purchased an EC145 C2, multimission helicopter with rescue hoist, cargo hook, police radio, set of seats for troop transport and thermal imager long range.The aircraft Airbus Helicopters manufactured in Brazil should reach even this second half. The acquisitions are part of an expansion project of public security activities in Pará

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