DGAC approves S-92 for Mexico operations
The Sikorsky S-92 helicopter has received approval from Mexico’s Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics for offshore and utility operations in the country, Sikorsky announced on 14 November.
The Offshore and Utility Type Certificate enables the operation of all S-92 production configurations, including offshore oil and gas transportation, search and rescue, regional airline passenger services and VIP transportation, in Mexico.
Sikorsky has delivered nearly 300 S-92 helicopters to operators worldwide for a range of search and rescue missions, head of state missions, and a variety of transportation missions for utility and airline passengers.
David Martin, VP, oil and gas, Sikorsky, said: ‘Sikorsky has been excited to watch the evolution of the offshore oil and gas industry in Mexico.
‘With this new certification of the S-92 aircraft, operators and oil and gas companies can select a true heavy helicopter that has the proven reliability and safety to support their success.’
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