Sikorsky to complete search and rescue conversion for Brunei Shell S-92
Sikorsky will perform the first post-delivery search and rescue (SAR) modifications to Brunei Shell’s Sikorsky S-92 helicopter.
The aircraft was originally configured for offshore oil missions, the aircraft will undergo a comprehensive conversion to a SAR configuration to serve customers in Borneo and the surrounding Southeast Asia region.
“This modification program will be executed at our Brisbane, Australia facility – Sikorsky Helitech. We are excited for the opportunity to transform BSP’s S-92 helicopter from an offshore oil configuration to a SAR mission ready aircraft,” said Steve Bohlman, director of Global Service and Support.
Bohlman continued “SAS has the capability to offer in-region OEM upgrade modifications â”€ including configuration transformation. Continually forward-looking, SAS strives to meet operators’ customisation requirements – wherever they are located.”
“BSP pilots are looking forward to using the newly modified Sikorsky S-92 helicopter for SAR missions. The aircraft will strengthen our Aviation Department and enhance search and rescue capabilities for BSP’s operations as well as for the region,” said Ken Marnoch, managing director of Brunei Shell Petroleum.