NHI delivers 300th production helicopter
NHI delivers 300th production helicopter
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NHI delivers 300th production helicopter

NH Industries has delivered the 300th NH90 production helicopter. Delivery to the Spanish Armed Forces took place on 15th December.

Assembled at the Airbus Helicopters Spanish final assembly line at Albacete, the aircraft will be operated by the Spanish Army’s aviation branch, Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET).

To date, 515 NH90 helicopters have been ordered by military operators in 13 countries, and the global in-service fleet has logged over 120,000 operational flight hours.

The two versions of the NH90 (TTH and NFH) are in service in Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, the Netherlands, Oman, Spain and Sweden.

The NH90 programme is managed by the NHIndustries, a joint venture company owned by Airbus Helicopters (62.5%), Leonardo (32%) and Fokker, now a business unit of GKN Aerospace (5.5%).

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