TECNAM LAUNCHES P2012 SENTINEL SMP EQUIPPED WITH IMSAR SYSTEMS

09.20.2023

Taiwan based APEX Aviation continues its expansion with the P2012 Sentinel SMP.

Taipei Taiwan – Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM is proud to announce a further expansion of mission capabilities for the versatile P2012 aircraft series with Apex Aviation, in Taiwan, with a Memorandum of Understanding for a special mission P2012 Sentinel SMP dedicated to surveillance and maritime patrolling with IMSAR mission equipment.

The announcement was given at the opening of TADTE 2023, the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition by Mr. Wilson Chien Yu Kao, CEO Apex Aviation.

Apex, based in Taitung, has purchased the first P2012 for skydive and aerial tourism in cooperation with Taitung government in 2022. A second P2012 with ambulance configuration was delivered in June 2023.  The Company has other 6 P2012 options.

This new P2012 SMP will be configured with IMSAR systems that include two EO/IR cameras, a power box to feed all systems, radar, infrared sensor, AIS sensor, data downlink installation.

Wilson Chien Yu Kao, CEO Apex Aviation said: “We believe that the Tecnam P2012 Sentinel SMP is the perfect platform for the Taiwan Coast Guard. Its range, payload capability and characteristics are ideal to fulfil the mission requirements. Equipped with IMSAR components, the new aircraft will be a state-of-the-art paradigm for maritime patrolling.”

Francesco Sferra, P2012 – Special Mission Platform Sales and Business Development Manager, Experimental Test Pilot, said: “Tecnam is proud to partner with IMSAR and APEX to provide to the Taiwanese Coast Guard a modern aircraft able to perform the mission with the effectiveness, efficiency, and reliability offered by the P2012 Sentinel SMP platform.”

 

For further details on the P2012 Series aircraft, please visit www.tecnam.com or contact Francesco Sferra, Tecnam P2012 – SpecialMission Platforms Sales & Business Development Manager;

tel +39 345 782 7020 email;[email protected].

P2012 local sales representatives are also available locally in Argentina, Australia, UK, USA.

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