Eurocopter Chile celebrates

Eurocopter Chile ceremonyEurocopter Chile celebrated with 300 guests in the
foothills of the Andes near Santiago,
the Eurocopter Group’s southernmost subsidiary started out with ten employees.
It has since grown to include almost 100 professionals, extending its facilities not only
in Chile but also in Argentina, Bolivia,
Peru and Uruguay.

“During these ten years, Eurocopter Chile S.A. has sold more than 80
helicopters, establishing itself as a major player in the region’s aerospace
industry,” declared Alexandre Ceccacci, chief executive of Eurocopter Chile
S.A. “In the future, Eurocopter will continue to invest in the region and offer
high quality services for our customers.”

With more than 260 helicopters in service with around 70 operators, Eurocopter
accounts for nearly 50% of the civil and parapublic market in the region. The
main fleets are located in Argentina
and Chile, although other
countries such as Peru
offer strong growth potential, particularly to provide support for the mining

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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