EC175 US tour starts at Bristow

The Eurocopter EC175 helicopter started its US demo tour at Bristow’s North America headquarters at New Iberia, Louisiana.

Oil industry executives and offshore operators joined the Eurocopter and Bristow teams for the EC175’s first public showcase.

The guests had the opportunity to take a close look at the new helicopter in static display and discuss with the pilots and technicians. American Eurocopter president and CEO Marc Paganini welcomed guests and spoke to them about the advantages that this aircraft will bring to the American oil and gas market.

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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