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Kobe Fire Dept takes delivery of new EC145

Kobe Fire Dept takes delivery of new EC145

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has delivered a BK117C-2 helicopter to Kobe City. It is the ninth C-2 model to be used for firefighting and disaster relief. The new helicopter will be scheduled to replace an existing BK117 helicopter deployed by the Kobe Air Rescue Team. The Kawasaki BK117 helicopter was developed… Read more »

Source: Kawasaki, 12-Feb-15

Kobe Fire Department orders second EC145

Kobe Fire Department orders second EC145

Kawasaki has announced a further order for an EC145 from their production line in Japan – this time from the Kobe Fire Department. This will be the second EC145 for Kobe Fire and is understood to replace their BK117B2 JA9639 which was first operated in December 1994. Photo taken by J o. via Wikipedia Commons… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Oct-13