All Nippon Helicopter acquires two AS365 N3 Dauphins
All Nippon Helicopter owns a fleet of 12 Eurocopter helicopters including six AS365 N2s and six EC135 T2s. The two new AS365 N3+ helicopters will be delivered in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Eurocopter is the leading provider of electronic newsgathering helicopters in Japan, with 75 percent of the country’s 96-aircraft fleet. The cost-efficiency, great capability and high availability of Eurocopter helicopters and their associated electronic newsgathering technology and equipment have contributed to the high demand and popularity of the company’s products.
“Our light and medium twin-engine helicopters such as the Dauphin AS365 and EC135 are especially popular for use in Japanese electronic newsgathering missions,” stated Stephane Ginoux, president and chief executive officer of Eurocopter Japan. “We are delighted that All Nippon Helicopter has once again placed their confidence in us and our products and services. We are committed to providing customers with top-notch after-sales support, as well as developing new technologies for the advancement of aerial filming and broadcasting in Japan.”