Written answers

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Department of Defence

Air Corps Equipment

Photo of Seán Ó FearghaílSeán Ó Fearghaíl (Kildare South, Fianna Fail)
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125. To ask the Minister for Defence the number of Defence Forces personnel that can be transferred by an individual Air Corps helicopter. [41102/15]

Photo of Simon CoveneySimon Coveney (Minister, Department of Agriculture, the Marine and Food; Cork South Central, Fine Gael)
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The Air Corps’ fleet consists of eight general purpose helicopters comprising six Agusta Westland AW139 and two Eurocopter EC135 aircraft. Each AW139 helicopter is certified to carry a maximum of 14 personnel including crew. Each EC135 helicopter is certified to carry a maximum of seven personnel including crew.

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