The recently received Bell-412 helicopters of the Azerbaijani Air Force (AzAF) will make its maiden public appearance in a fly-past at the country’s military parade in Baku on 26 June.
According to the Azeri Defence, Bell-412 helicopter which was accepted by Azerbaijan Air Force will be showcased in the parade that will be organized for the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Army.
The Bell 412 is a twin-engine utility helicopter of the Huey family manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It is a development of the Bell 212, with the major difference being the composite four-blade main rotor.
The vehicle is the first non-Soviet/Russian helicopter, which is demonstrated in parades.
In addition to Bell-412, Mi-24, Mi-24G, Mi-35M attack helicopters, Mi-17 military transport helicopter, and Ka-27 helicopter which was configured for sea operations will fly in the parade.