Helicopter And Aircraft For Political Campaigns

“There are state elections and then there are big general elections where people lease helicopters to cover vast regions. This one seems to be extra fierce somehow so there is great demand for helicopters,” Helicopters don’t need a runway, and so are a favourite with politicians touring remote areas at election time. Political parties and individuals have leased about 180 helicopters in last elections . Political parties choose helicopters according to the seniority of the leaders who will use them. Mostly twin-engine helicopter is preferred because it can carry more people—about a dozen as against six by a single-engine helicopter. Twin engines are also safer.“Statistically it’s not been proved, but yes, in case of loss of one engine, you still have another (to land safely),”
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