Eurocopter has delivered the 2,000th single-engined helicopter to leave the consortium's Squirrel/Fennec production line. The UK's Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) has taken delivery of an AS350 BA variant of the Squirrel. The single-engined Squirrel has been ordered by 800 customers in 50 different countries. A further 621 orders have been placed for the twin-engined variant. The DHFS has received 17 AS350s from an order for 38 aircraft. Deliveries of the Turbomeca Arriel 1D1-powered aircraft will be completed in November.

Source: Flight International