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CMIG LEASING TAKES DELIVERY OF CHINA’S 100TH HELICOPTER FROM THE ECUREUIL FAMILY
Friday, December 9, 2016
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Another H125 for CMIG Leasing

Source: Airbus Helicopters


Another H125 for CMIG Leasing

Source: Airbus Helicopters


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BEIJING - CMIG Leasing has received a new H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters in Marignane, France, making it the 100th Ecureuil family helicopter to operate in China’s skies.

This helicopter will be operated by the Shanghai Skyway General Aviation Company (Skyway GAC), one of the pioneers in China general aviation, with a fleet of seven H125. Skyway GAC will deploy this new helicopter for power line surveillance, geographic surveys and aerial videography missions in the country.

"We have been utilizing Airbus Helicopters’ aircraft for many years, and we are confident that we can immediately benefit from the Ecureuil helicopter family for its outstanding performance, reliability, safety, and multi-mission capabilities, coupled with CMIG Leasing’s strong financial solution," said Wang Bei, Chairman of Skyway GAC.

CMIG signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters in 2015, to acquire 100 H125 and H130 Ecureuil aircraft over five years, with first deliveries starting in 2016.

"We are delighted to see 100 aircraft of our Ecureuil family now flying in China, which reinforces Airbus Helicopters’ leading position in China’s civil and para-public helicopter market", said Marie-Agnes Veve, Head of Airbus Helicopters China. "In 2015, Airbus Helicopters secured 75 percent share of the single-engine helicopter market in China. We are confident that our proven and reliable helicopter solutions will add long term growth value to the operators here in China, as the country progressively opens its skies to more helicopter activities."

Accumulatively, the Ecureuil family has clocked over 85,000 flight hours in China.

Source:  Airbus Helicopters
Associated URL: airbushelicopters.com
Source Date: December 9, 2016
Posted: 12/09/2016

 
 
GERMAN FEDERAL POLICE TO RECEIVE THREE H215 HELICOPTERS
Thursday, December 8, 2016
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H215 German federal police (Bundespolizei)

Source: Airbus Helicopters


H215 German federal police (Bundespolizei)

Source: Airbus Helicopters


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DONAUWÖRTH, Germany - The German federal police (Bundespolizei) has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of three H215 multi-role rotorcraft via the purchasing administration of the German Federal Ministry of Interior . The aircraft will be tasked with a number of challenging roles, among them maritime emergencies and police missions. The helicopters are scheduled for delivery in early 2019.

The Bundespolizei currently operates 19 helicopters of the Super Puma family. The aircraft are flown 365 days a year in missions as diverse as the transport of personnel over large distances and under difficult weather conditions, e.g. VIP transport, complex search and rescue missions and disaster relief operations. For each mission the helicopters need to be converted extremely quickly as high availability is key for conducting successful operations.

Source:  Airbus Helicopters
Associated URL: airbushelicopters.com
Source Date: December 8, 2016
Posted: 12/09/2016

 
 
CMIG LEASING TAKES DELIVERY OF CHINA’S 100TH HELICOPTER FROM THE ECUREUIL FAMILY
Friday, December 9, 2016
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Source: Airbus Helicopters


Source: Airbus Helicopters


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BEIJING - CMIG Leasing has received a new H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters in Marignane, France, making it the 100th Ecureuil family helicopter to operate in China’s skies.

This helicopter will be operated by the Shanghai Skyway General Aviation Company (Skyway GAC), one of the pioneers in China general aviation, with a fleet of seven H125. Skyway GAC will deploy this new helicopter for power line surveillance, geographic surveys and aerial videography missions in the country.

"We have been utilizing Airbus Helicopters’ aircraft for many years, and we are confident that we can immediately benefit from the Ecureuil helicopter family for its outstanding performance, reliability, safety, and multi-mission capabilities, coupled with CMIG Leasing’s strong financial solution," said Wang Bei, Chairman of Skyway GAC.

CMIG signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters in 2015, to acquire 100 H125 and H130 Ecureuil aircraft over five years, with first deliveries starting in 2016.

"We are delighted to see 100 aircraft of our Ecureuil family now flying in China, which reinforces Airbus Helicopters’ leading position in China’s civil and para-public helicopter market", said Marie-Agnes Veve, Head of Airbus Helicopters China. "In 2015, Airbus Helicopters secured 75 percent share of the single-engine helicopter market in China. We are confident that our proven and reliable helicopter solutions will add long term growth value to the operators here in China, as the country progressively opens its skies to more helicopter activities."

Accumulatively, the Ecureuil family has clocked over 85,000 flight hours in China.

Source:  Airbus Helicopters
Associated URL: airbushelicopters.com
Source Date: December 9, 2016
Posted: 12/09/2016

 

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