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Helijet to procure S-76C++ helicopters

15th January 2018 - 01:01 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Helijet International has signed a Letter of Intent with PHI for the procurement and supply of up to six Sikorsky S-76C++ model helicopters, the company announced on 11 January.

The companies have signed definitive agreements for the delivery and acceptance of the first three S-76C++ helicopters. These helicopters will be delivered to Helijet during the first and second quarters of 2018.

Under the agreement, PHI will modify the aircraft as per Helijet’s specifications, including a complete re-paint, avionics changes, and selected aircraft operating equipment.

The helicopters will be used for scheduled and general charter operating services in Canada. Helijet will redesign and refurbish the 12-passenger cabin interiors of the three aircraft.

Additional deliveries of aircraft will be subject to respective company board approvals.

Danny Sitnam, CEO, Helijet, said: ‘Helijet has been planning its aircraft fleet expansion and upgrade for the past 24 months, and is now committed to bringing in newer, more advanced technology to the communities it serves. We are very pleased that we can accomplish this initiative in concert with an aviation world leader such as PHI.’

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