Pakistan plans to acquire 10 Schweizer 333 light turbine helicopters for air force training. The air force issued a request for proposals for the helicopters earlier this year. Several manufacturers are believed to have responded, including Enstrom with its 480B.

Industry sources say Pakistan has chosen Schweizer and a contract is being negotiated.

Pakistan's army already operates 10 Schweizer 300s. The 333 is a newer version of the 300, with increased power and payload, and upgraded avionics.

Source: Flight International