Capital Air Services takes delivery of EC135 helicopter

EC135 over LondonCapital Air Services has
taken delivery of a new EC135 helicopter at their London Oxford
Airport operating base.

“We are delighted to receive this very
prestigious „Hermès‟
helicopter, which will be the fifth EC135 to join our fleet,” said Michael
Hampton, managing director of Capital Air Services. “We are sure that the
immaculate presentation and elegance of this particular aircraft will be very
popular with our clients, which – when combined with its proven reliability and
speed – will make a very appealing and cost effective aircraft.”

“Today, a new jewel has
joined the UK’s illustrious private and business aviation helicopter fleet, the biggest of its kind in Europe. It highlights Eurocopter’s leadership in this
market segment and our devotion and skill to create bespoke solutions”
explained Markus Steinke, managing director of the Eurocopter UK affiliate. “It
also marks another important step in Eurocopter’s relationship with Capital Air
Services as we provide not only unique helicopters for the company’s most
discerning customers, but also state-of the art maintenance, hangarage and
technical services.”

The EC135 “l‟Hélicoptère par Hermès” joins a
Capital Air Services fleet that also includes Eurocopter’s EC155 B1, EC135 and

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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