Airbus Helicopters features California Highway Patrol at IACP in San Diego

Airbus Helicopters Inc. has exhibited a California Highway Patrol H125 AStar at the 2016 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in San Diego, Calif., the company said.

The California Highway Patrol operates 11 H125/AS350-series AStar aircraft to conduct a wide variety of law enforcement missions, including patrol, search and rescue and special operations. Airbus Helicopters Inc. produces the H125 at its facility in Columbus, Miss. The CHP AStars have an advanced avionics and mission equipment suite that enhances the law enforcement operational capabilities of the aircraft. Installed equipment includes a thermal imager, searchlight, moving map system and a 500-pound rescue hoist. Hangar One Avionics in Carlsbad, Calif. integrates the law enforcement completion packages for the CHP helicopters.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. manufactures law enforcement helicopters for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. is the US affiliate of Airbus Helicopters, and a subsidiary of the Airbus Group.