Eurocopter EC120 Colibri

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The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) EC120 Colibri (English: hummingbird) is a 5-seat, single-engine, single main rotor, light helicopter. Jointly designed and developed by Eurocopter, China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC), Harbin Aviation Industries (Group) Ltd (HAIG) and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (STAero) at Eurocopter France’s Marignane facility, the EC120 B is assembled by Eurocopter in France and Australia.[2] In China, the aircraft is produced by Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (HAMC) as the HC120.

In 2004, HAMC began local manufacturing of the HC120 at their assembly line in Harbin, northern China city. In the Chinese market, both the People’s Liberation Army and multiple local police forces have purchased HC120 helicopters. Eurocopter has a 61% interest in the project, with CATIC owning 24% and STAero with 15% share.



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