Additional 480B helicopters delivered to Thailand
Enstrom Helicopters has delivered an additional four 480B turbine helicopters to Thailand. According to the company, the helicopters are part of a programme for 16 training/utility helicopters for the Royal Thai Army (RTA).
Enstrom has already delivered six helicopters, which have already entered service for the RTA, where they are being used for pilot training, as well as utility missions. The latest shipment of 480Bs will arrive in Thailand in January and the remaining 6 aircraft are scheduled to ship the first quarter of 2012.
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