Enforcement Unit Takes Delivery of Third Twin Star
CA - The Massachusetts State Police will take delivery of their third AS355N
Twin Star here at Heli-Expo. The aircraft is on display at Eurcopter's booth
State Police Air Wing Commander Michael Melia says his unit is eagerly awaiting
their new Twin Star. "The Twin Star is an outstanding aircraft, and
extremely well-suited for the missions we perform," stated Melia. "In
addition to giving us the capabilities we need, the powertrain provides us with
the single-engine performance that we require for hovering OGE."
State Police has border-to-border jurisdiction in the state. In addition to law
enforcement operations, the unit uses their Twin Stars for search and rescue
missions over a wide variety of terrain.
Along with their
three Twin Stars, the Massachusetts State Police operate an AS350 Astar. They
plan to add three more Twin Stars to their fleet in the next 12 months. The
aircraft are based at four locations throughout the state.
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designed to serve the corporate, offshore, law enforcement, utility, and EMS
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