Eurocopter to sell 50 choppers to Indian firm - statement

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 11:50 hrs

NEW DELHI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Eurocopter signed a deal on Thursday to sell 50 civilian helicopters to Indian firm Aviators, the French government said, one of a handful of agreements signed during the visit of President Francois Hollande to India this week.

Eurocopter is a unit of aerospace and defence company EADS , which is also competing for a contract to sell 197 reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters to India. (Reporting By Frank Jack Daniel)

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