Thursday, October 21, 2010
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Eurocopter, a unit of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. NV, Wednesday said it will form an Indian subsidiary and set up an engineering center in Bangalore next year to support its global design and development work. View Full Image eurocopt1020 Reuters Eurocopter's X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter demonstrator seen in this September 6, 2010 file photo. eurocopt1020 eurocopt1020 Eurocopter will also build a maintenance, repair and overhaul center for its helicopters in India, primarily to service the fleet of state-run Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. The center will service Eurocopter's AS365 Dauphins operated by Pawan Hans, said Eurocopter India Pvt. Ltd. Chief Executive Marie-Agnes Veve. She didn't elaborate on the investments or the timeframe. Pawan Hans has a fleet of 40 helicopters, of which 28 are Dauphins. The Eurocopter engineering center will be the second for EADS in India.