American Eurocopter delivers first WAAS capable EC135 in USA


Paradigm Helicopters take delivery of new EC135 helicopter

EC135American Eurocopter has announced the delivery of the first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) capable EC135 in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Paradigm Helicopters.

“This delivery highlights the dedication of our employees and our company to providing our customers with the most advanced technology to meet their demanding mission requirements,” said Marc Paganini, president and chief executive officer of American Eurocopter. “We are proud of this achievement and to once again work with an innovative, multi-mission customer like Paradigm Helicopters.”

“The EC135 offers us the size, twin-engine performance and reliability we need to perform our missions,” explained Todd Degidio, chief pilot and director of operations for Paradigm Helicopters. “Its advanced technology, WAAS and NVG capabilities, and safety enhancements make it the perfect aircraft for our offshore and nighttime operations.”

With this delivery, the company now has three Eurocopter helicopters from American Eurocopter in its fleet including an EC120 and an AS350.