Eurocopter announces orders for the VIP EC175

Two unnamed customers order Eurocopter’s VIP version of the EC175 helicopter.
Eurocopter EC175 mock-up at Helitech 2013 © Corporate Jet Investor Terry Spruce

Eurocopter EC175 mock-up at Helitech 2013 (Photo: Terry Spruce, Corporate Jet Investor).

Eurocopter announced two orders for the EC175 helicopter in its VIP configuration from unnamed customers at Helitech International 2013. Both aircraft will be delivered in 2016.

“This market response underscores the EC175 VIP’s unparalleled elements of style and comfort,” said Olivier Lambert, Eurocopter senior vice president for sales and customer relations.

Lambert added: “It combines the largest cabin of any medium-sized twin-engine helicopter with a superior level of interior cabin creativity from Pegasus Design’s Peder Eidsgaard, whose worldwide reputation results from his work on business jets and super yachts.”

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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