HeloAir signs S-76D contract with Fortune 500 company

HeloAir based in Richmond, Virginia has signed a contract with a Fortune 500 company to exclusively manage a Sikorsky S-76D helicopter. This is the first Sikorsky S-76D the company will have operated.

The company took delivery of the new helicopter in late January. The Sikorsky S-76D helicopter will be operated FAR Part 91 under both instrument and visual flight rules.

Whit Baldwin, president of HeloAir, said: “We are excited about this new opportunity to expand our operation and become part of the Sikorsky family. As one of only a handful of S-76D operators in North America we look forward to assisting Sikorsky with the continued success of its 76D programme.”

HeloAir founded in 1993, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia with an office in Washington DC. The company provides management and charter services, NASCAR shuttles, performs fire suppression, aerial filming, utility work and operates from bases throughout the United States.

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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