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Heli-Expo 2013: MD Helicopters receives Middle Eastern order

5th March 2013 - 20:32 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Las Vegas


MD Helicopters has received an order from an undisclosed Middle Eastern country for 14 aircraft.

Speaking at the Heli-Expo 2013 exhibition, Lynn Tilton, CEO, said that the contract is expected to be signed on 9 March.

‘This morning we got great news,’ she explained to a media briefing. ‘We expect to sign the deal in country on Saturday, but they gave us permission to announce that a Middle Eastern country [will sign] for 12 530Fs and two 902s, so we really feel that things are starting. 

‘We delivered 24 aircraft last year… we hope to be 40-45 this year. It

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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