Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing orders four helicopters from Sikorsky

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing has ordered two S-92As and two S-76Ds helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft.
A Sikorsky S-76D heicopter in flight.

A Sikorsky S-76D helicopter in flight.

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing has placed its first new helicopter orders buying two S-92As and two S-76Ds helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft. Jeff Pino, the CEO of the helicopter leasing company, is the former president of Sikorsky.

The four new helicopters will be configured for the oil and gas market. Macquarie Rotorcraft has also placed an unspecified number of options.

“With this agreement, we welcome a new customer and want to express our appreciation to Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing for the trust and confidence they have shown in our aircraft. We look forward to a long and productive relationship,” said Carey Bond, president of Sikorsky Global Helicopters.

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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