JGSDF Receives First Enstrom Turbine Training Helicopters

14 March 2011 (Last Updated March 14th, 2011 18:30)

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has delivered the first TH-480B turbine training helicopters to the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF). The JGSDF designation for the Enstrom 480B light turbine helicopter, originally designed as a training helicopter, is the TH-480B. The co

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has delivered the first TH-480B turbine training helicopters to the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF).

The JGSDF designation for the Enstrom 480B light turbine helicopter, originally designed as a training helicopter, is the TH-480B.

The company was awarded a contract in February 2010 for 30 TH-480B turbine training helicopters to replace the JGSDF training fleet.