Metro Aviation outfitting H125 for Tulsa police
Metro Aviation is completing a new Airbus H125 helicopter for the Tulsa Police Department’s Air Support Unit, the company announced on 18 July.
In addition to basic features, Metro is equipping the aircraft with a Garmin GTX 345R transponder, which satisfies NextGen requirements for ADS-B Out and includes the weather and traffic benefits of ADS-B In with the paired GTN 650 solution. Other equipment includes a Technisonic TDFM-9000 radio, Thommen searchlight, L3 MX-10 camera and Churchill Navigation augmented reality mapping system, allowing officers to view streets, businesses and other geographical elements on live video. The aircraft will also be outfitted with a Tyler special ops platform and fast rope rappel system.
Sergeant Nick Cory of the Tulsa Police Department Air Support Unit, said: ‘In 2014, Metro Aviation did the completion on our first Airbus AS350 helicopter. From the initial meeting to the time we accepted the helicopter, the team at Metro Aviation did an outstanding job.
'What is the most impressive to me is the customer service I receive and continue to receive from Metro Aviation. Even five years after the sale, whenever I have a question or concern, the employees at Metro will do everything they can to assist me.’
The single-engine aircraft is scheduled for delivery in August.
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