Sikorsky exhibits S-76D in Malaysia


A Sikorsky S-76D heicopter in flight.

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.”

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