Flight testing begins for the first H225Ms for Kuwait


The first Airbus H225Ms to be delivered to Kuwait later this year have started flight testing. Kuwait ordered 30 of the long-range multi-role H225Ms in August 2016.

Kuwait has ordered 30 H225Ms, to be operated by the country’s Air Force and National Guard. Eric Raz Photo

The aircraft will be operated by the Kuwait Air Force and the Kuwait National Guard.

There are currently 95 H225Ms in service around the world, having accumulated around 114,000 flight hours. The H225M is relied upon by France, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand to support their most demanding missions and was recently ordered by Singapore, Kuwait, and Hungary.

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