Air International 2018-01
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Main: Parapublic
Airbus Helicopters H135s, comprising both EC135P2s like G-SUFK (msn 0730) pictured here and upgraded EC135T2s, make up most of the police helicopters operated in the UK.
EC135T2+, G-POLB (msn 283), was the first of seven upgraded EC135s handed over by Babcock MCS (Mission Critical Service) to the National Police Air Service.
The Spectrolab SX-16 searchlight mounted on NPAS H135s has 30 million candle power.
Avionics aboard the UK's single pilot instrument flight rules-certified police helicopters includes the Nouvelle centre panel display system and flight control display system.