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FIDAE 2012: Boeing offers AH-6i to South American customers

28th March 2012 - 09:30 GMT | by Tony Osborne in Santiago, Chile


Boeing negotiations with Chile over a possible purchase of the AH-6i have been revealed at FIDAE 2012.

According to Brad Rounding, manager of AH-6 business development at Boeing, the Chilean Ministry of Defence has been given details of pricing and support for a purchase of up to nine of the light attack helicopters.

Rounding also said other nations in the region were also interested in the aircraft including Colombia, Brazil and also Argentina, although negotiations were less advanced with those countries.

The company is confident about proceeding with production of the aircraft following the signing of the letter of acceptance

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Tony Osborne


Tony Osborne

Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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