CITIC Offshore accepts first Sikorsky S-92 helicopter

CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) accepted the delivery of its first S-92 helicopter. Sikorsky announced the delivery at Airshow China in Zhuhai, China.

In June of 2013, COHC and Sikorsky signed for two S-92 helicopters to be used for offshore oil and gas transportation. COHC is expected to receive delivery of the second S-92 helicopter in March 2015.

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Audrey Brady, director, S-92 Program for Sikorsky, said: “The S-92 helicopter is proven worldwide and certified to the latest FAA/JAA standards. The S-92 will provide COHC with the modern aircraft capabilities needed to further develop its aviation and offshore oil industries.”

Established in 1983, COHC was established in 1983 and is a publicly traded company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

“China continues to be a key commercial market for Sikorsky, and we look forward to continued business with COHC,” added Brady.

Sikorsky has delivered more than 200 S-92 helicopters to customers throughout the world.

In 2014, Sikorsky celebrates 10 years of the S-92 helicopter, which was first delivered in 2004.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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