The official signing follows the European Union-Brazil summit in
The first 50 aircraft will be delivered after 2010 to
The deal requires a $300 million expansion of Helibras’ plant in Itajuba, where the EC725s will be manufactured, assembled and maintained.
“This contract heralds a new era for Helibras, which will become and outstanding center of aeronautical excellence in
The helicopter deal also marks an expansion of the industrial and military relationship between the two countries.