Japan’s National Police Agency Orders Five New Helicopters

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered one new H225 and four H135 helicopters as part of its fleet modernisation programme. Currently operating 12 H135, four H155 and six AS365 helicopters, with one H215 and two H225 already on order, NPA deploys its growing fleet for missions including law enforcement, personnel and VIP transport, goods … More Japan’s National Police Agency Orders Five New Helicopters

Japan Coast Guard Orders Two More H225 Helicopters

Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s. The new helicopters will be utilised for territorial coastal activities, security enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in Japan. “We … More Japan Coast Guard Orders Two More H225 Helicopters

Hiratagakuen Strengthens Japan’s Aeromedical Operations with Airbus Fleet

Kansai-based helicopter operator Hiaratagakuen welcomed its second H145//BK117D-2 today (31.08.18) following the milestone delivery of its first unit in December 2017. Currently operating 14 H135 and one H145//BK117D-2, this new H145//BK117D-2 will join Hiratagakuen’s growing fleet to support emergency medical service (EMS) missions, and serves as a passenger and material transport. The first H145//BK117D-2 has … More Hiratagakuen Strengthens Japan’s Aeromedical Operations with Airbus Fleet