Sikorsky exhibits S-76D in Malaysia

Sikorsky is exhibited an S-76D helicopter in Malaysia at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2015).

The is the start of S-76D Southeast Asia leg of the demonstration tour. Sikorsky announced the international leg of the demonstration tour earlier this month at 2015 Heli-Expo show in Orlando, Florida.

Shawn Cornell, general manager for south-east Asia, said: “Sikorsky is tremendously excited to bring the S-76D helicopter to south-east Asia.”

“We are honoured to have a long standing history in the aviation sector here in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and are strategically focused on expanding our presence in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The S-76D comes from a long standing lineage of proven and trusted helicopters,” added Cornell.

The expansion and need of rotary wing aircraft in the ASEAN region is growing and the S-76D aircraft is poised to fit roles in the offshore oil, VIP, search and rescue and emergency medical services missions.”

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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