in General Aviation

GrandNew and Sokol arrive in Uganda

Posted 5 February 2016 · Add Comment

The Uganda Police Force Air Wing has completed the acceptance process for a GrandNew and a W-3A Sokol helicopter during an official ceremony, EBAN has reported.

The ceremony was attended by President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni and other Ugandan state officials. 
 
The two helicopters were delivered as part of a contract signed between PZL-Swidnik and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uganda in June 2014. 
 
PZL-Swidnik will also provide a comprehensive training and support package for the helicopters. 
 
The W-3A Sokol has been equipped with a cargo hook, rescue hoist, search light, loudspeaker system, rappelling kit, FLIR camera, provisions for firefighting equipment and an emergency flotation system.
 
The GrandNew helicopter is equipped with a cargo hook, search light and loudspeaker system.
 
The aircraft will be used to perform law enforcement missions. 
* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates service to Tunis becomes daily

Emirates has reaffirmed its commitment to Tunis by increasing the frequency of flights between Dubai and Tunis from six to seven a week starting 30th October 2017.

TIACA expands global reach with new board member from Africa

A new board member, representing the ground handling and cargo carrier sectors of Africa has been appointed to the TIACA Board of Directors.

Global Aviation to lease an A300 freighter

Libya's Global Aviation will shortly wet-lease an A300C4 freighter from Moldova's Air Stork , reports ch-aviation.

New CEO of SAA to start role in November

South African Airways (SAA) has announced the start date of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the airline's headquarters, Airways Park, Johannesburg, as November 1, 2017.

Construction at terminal 3 at Accra-Kotoka International effects certain operators

With construction work on Accra-Kotoka Internationals new Terminal 3 flagship project moving into top gear some operators at the airport have had to change location to facilitate the development.

Sanjeev Gadhia elected to TIACA board

Africa has its first representative on the board of TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association, USA) which is the largest air-cargo association in the world.

Honeywell ADSBSK0109300917
See us at
AIMA Africa 2017GroundHandling BT0303280917ACI Africa BT77181017Global Aerospace BT28218AfBAC Expo BT2017Aviation Africa BT18418