langue en Airbus Helicopters - 03/05/2019

H135: Flying the Line with Western Power Distribution

Western Power Distribution is a British energy company that provides electricity to nearly 8 million customers within a 55,500- square-kilometre area. The company uses the H135 as an aerial platform to survey its 220,000-kilometre-long network of power lines for faults and breakages. In 2015, the companys helicopter unit flew almost 3,500 hours using five aircraft. Smooth, quiet and safe with a wide, unobstructed windshield, the H135 is hailed by both pilots and power line observers, who here share their favorite features of this helicopter.