Eurocopter Canada delivers training aid to BCIT

Eurocopter Canada and BCITRecently, Eurocopter Canada delivered an AS350 helicopter to the British Columbia Institute of Technology

“With the continued support of Eurocopter Canada, including the recent delivery of the AS350, we are able to offer our students the best resources and training for future careers in the aerospace industry,” said British Colombia Institute of Technology (BCIT) president Don Wright. “Partnering with the leading helicopter manufacturer in Canada allows us to strengthen and enhance our program to benefit both our current and prospective students.”

“At Eurocopter, we strive to engage future experts in our field by teaching best practices gained from our many years of experience in flight safety,” said Guy Joannes, president and chief executive, ECL. “The AS350 is an ideal training tool to help strengthen the BCIT course curriculum and expand the growing interest in our industry amongst the students and throughout British Columbia.”

Photograph: left to right: Gordon Turner, BCIT,  Wendell Dunaway, Turbomeca USA, Ms Crystal Montecalvo, BCIT,  Mike Fisher, Turbomeca USA, Normand Chevrier, Eurocopter Canada, Claude Roy, Eurocopter Canada.  Photo credit: Scott McAlpine, BCIT

Terry Spruce

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