On May 8th, Qingdao Helicopter signed a letter of intent for 2 AC352 helicopter, an advanced civil helicopter jointly developed by AVIC and Airbus.
AC352 is planned to be certified by CAAC in 2021.
AC352 is designed by the latest certification standard and featured with the longest range and duration of its type. The cabin is designed with a flat floor, which is ideal for Emergency Medical Service(EMS) and Search & Rescue(SAR) mission.
The AC352 signed by Qingdao Helicopter is configured with radar, direction finder, real-time digital map, and automatic recognition system, and manage to perform search and rescue mission under severe maritime environment.