First public display of AHRLAC Advanced High-performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft at AAD
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Africa Aerospace & Defence Exhibition
17 - 21 September 2014
Air Force Base Waterkloof, Centurion, South Africa
AHRLAC Paramount Group at AAD 2014
|Wednesday, September 17, 2014 08:18 PM|
|First public display of AHRLAC Advanced High-performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft at AAD.|
At AAD 2014, the Africa Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, the South African Defense Company unveils for the first time to the public its new AHRLAC (Advanced High-performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft). The AHRLAC has been designed and developed to offer a new generation of multirole light aircraft able to perform a full range of missions as intelligence, reconnaissance, border control and more.
Paramount Group AHRLAC (Advanced High-performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft) at AAD 2014 Africa Aerospace and Defense near Pretoria, South Africa.
Since the launch of the AHRLAC project in September 2011 the Paramount team has spent 315,000 hours on the design and construction of the first prototype. Of the aircraft's 6,000 parts, 98% were designed using sophisticated CATIA software and produced locally by the engineering team.
AHRLAC is a compact twin-boom single-engine surveillance and light strike aircraft with a tandem-seated crew of two integrating design concepts from Combat Support Helicopters, Surveillance Platforms and Reconnaissance Aircraft.