By Helicopters Staff
Eagle Copters Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta, shared insight into its support of Airbus Helicopter’s mid-August delivery of an H125 uniquely configured for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). The first of 16 such helicopter to be delivered to CBP includes Eagle Copters’ Eagle Audio P139-HD Digital Audio System and the Avionics Switch Console (P132) technologies.
“We are excited to work with Airbus on these highly technical projects,” said Brad Martin, director of supply chain and manufacturing, Eagle Copters. “Our level of customization allows us to manufacture these products to fit the needs of each customer, provide industry-leading quality while still offering a generous warranty package”
Geneva’s Audio System was rebranded as Eagle Audio in 2012. Since then, Eagle Copters explains it has made great strides to expand the P139-HD from Electronic News Gathering Aircraft, to Airborne Law Enforcement, EMS and other special missions.
Eagle explains its P139-HD Digital Audio System is the piece that ties communications systems together for a single point of control. The system is tailored specifically to the mission, through custom engraved buttons and a highly involved configuration process. “This ensures that each bespoke Audio system only has the buttons required for that specific mission, without any distractions,” said Chris Wehbe, sales manager, Eagle Copters.
Founded in 1975, Eagle, in addition to its completions-centre role, specializes in helicopter fleet management with capabilities in sales, leasing, product development (Eagle Audio, Eagle Single & Eagle 407HP) and engineering, while also serving as an MRO provider for major OEM platforms. In addition to its headquarters in Calgary, Eagle has subsidiaries and affiliated operations in Springfield, Missouri, Santiago in Chile, and Coff’s Harbour in NSW, Australia.