CITIC Offshore accepts first Sikorsky S-92 helicopter


Sikorsky S-92

CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) accepted the delivery of its first S-92 helicopter. Sikorsky announced the delivery at Airshow China in Zhuhai, China.

In June of 2013, COHC and Sikorsky signed for two S-92 helicopters to be used for offshore oil and gas transportation. COHC is expected to receive delivery of the second S-92 helicopter in March 2015.

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Audrey Brady, director, S-92 Program for Sikorsky, said: “The S-92 helicopter is proven worldwide and certified to the latest FAA/JAA standards. The S-92 will provide COHC with the modern aircraft capabilities needed to further develop its aviation and offshore oil industries.”

Established in 1983, COHC was established in 1983 and is a publicly traded company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

“China continues to be a key commercial market for Sikorsky, and we look forward to continued business with COHC,” added Brady.

Sikorsky has delivered more than 200 S-92 helicopters to customers throughout the world.

In 2014, Sikorsky celebrates 10 years of the S-92 helicopter, which was first delivered in 2004.

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