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Kopter Group inaugurates Lafayette facility

14th March 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Kopter Group has officially taken over a new site at Lafayette Regional Airport for production and support of its SH09 helicopters, the company announced on 11 March.  

The Lafayette facility will become Kopter’s prime location for the US and the Americas and will include a wide range of activities, including production, customisation and assembly of its helicopters, as well as customer services. The company expects to produce around 100 helicopters every year.

Kopter will source SH09 helicopter parts from US suppliers including Honeywell (turboshaft engine), Garmin (avionics) and Kaman (composite parts).

 

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