HORSEHEADS, N.Y., April 21 (UPI) -- U.S. company Sikorsky Global Helicopters announced the delivery of a S-300C light helicopter to LD Aviation to support Slovakian border monitoring.
Czech Republic-based LD Aviation Prague, a sales distributor for Sikorsky in Eastern Europe, received the S-300C helicopter for use by EHC Service in Slovakia.
The S-300C helicopter, a versatile aircraft that is highly maneuverable, will become the third S-300C deployed by EHC Service for pipeline and power-line monitoring deployments. Officials also said the Slovakian Ministry of Interior rents the S-300C helicopters from EHC for border security and monitoring.
"The S-300C helicopter is a recognized leader among single-engine helicopters in Slovakia," Zdenek Fiser of LD Aviation said in a statement.