The Bolivian Air Force has ordered two additional Airbus Helicopters (fka Eurocopter) EC145s last weekend. during the FIDAE 2014 fair in Chile.
The choppers are to be used for everything ranging from support after natural disasters to governmental transport duties. The new order includes pilot training, technical assistance and a logistic package of tools and spare parts to be provided by Airbus Helicopters. The new EC145s will join two helicopters of this type received by the Bolivian Air Force in 2012, along with six AS332 C1e rotorcraft that were ordered last year by the military service for deliveries through 2016.
With more than 500 EC145s delivered to date by Airbus Helicopters around the globe, this twin-engine rotorcraft is the reference for public services missions across Latin America, where it is being operated in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico – joined more recently by Bolivia and Peru with recent purchases for four and five aircraft, respectively.
Source: Airbus Helicopters
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