Air International 2020-04
I.Frain - California's Rotary Roundup
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) has taken delivery of two new S-70i Firehawks.
The S-70i can feature an EMS interior from Air Methods (a division of United Rotorcraft) and a 1,000 US gallon (3,785 lit) belly tank that necessitates raised undercarriage, synonymous with the Firehawk design.
Sikorsky and United Rotorcraft showed this S-70i Firehawk of the San Diego Fire Department.
Airbus Helicopters has partnered with luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin for the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition.
NASA placed an order at the show for three H135 twin-engine helicopters. NASA
MD Helicopters (MDH) exhibited its armed MD530G Block II scout light attack helicopter, which is equipped with an Elbit Systems’ Integrated Weapons System (IWS), the Helmet Display and Tracking System (HDTS), Weapons Management System (WMS) and Mission Management System (MMS).
A new airborne law enforcement MD530F owned by Fresno County Sheriff Department.
A Kaman K-Max owned by Helicopter Express.
The new Subaru Bell 412 EPX is a joint venture with Japanese company Subaru Aerospace.
Bell brought a twin-engine 525 Relentless prototype to Heli Expo.