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SKCG receives Second S-92 helicopter

30th June 2017 - 09:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The South Korea Coast Guard (SKCG) has received its second S-92 search and rescue helicopter from Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin announced on 27 June.

The unit will now conduct training in the country and the aircraft will enter service by the end of 2017.

Since March 2014, the SKCG has operated a single S-92 helicopter, which has flown more than 850 flight hours.

Kim Youngmo, senior superintendent and Factory Acceptance Test Inspection Team lead said: ‘The safety and performance of our current S-92 aircraft has truly provided reliability when it comes to the time-sensitive mission of saving lives. We look forward to putting this new aircraft into operations to continue performing our mission'.

Audrey Brady, general manager, Sikorsky Coatesville Operations, said: ‘We are honoured by your trust in Sikorsky and in our S-92 helicopter when performing these critical missions. We look forward to continuing our relationship and, as always, we are committed to providing world class support to your fleet.’


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