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Analysis: Brazilian beat to rumble on (Part 1)

10th November 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Itajubá


The growth of Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras has been marred by political uncertainty which, in turn, has impacted military orders of aircraft and delivery schedules. Nevertheless, sale prospects with the country’s armed forces still suggests a bright future for the company.

Helibras opened its centre in Itajubá in October 2012 and one of the first tasks for the facility was fulfilling the company’s contract with the Brazilian government to manufacturer and deliver 50 H225Ms.

Since the summer this year, Helibras has been benefiting from recent political stability and is on track with the renewed schedule of delivery for the

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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