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New CHC H175 Super Medium Helicopter Completes First Flight in Aberdeen


CHC celebrated the inaugural flight of the new H175 helicopter serving Shell to the Ocean Patriot from Aberdeen, Scotland



New CHC H175 Super Medium Helicopter Completes First Flight in Aberdeen


CHC, September 05, 2017 - Aberdeen, UK - CHC Helicopter today celebrated the inaugural flight of CHC’s new Airbus H175 super-medium aircraft to the Ocean Patriot.

“I am delighted to see the H175 officially take off for our European operation – the first of three in the CHC fleet– and to offer this new-generation aircraft to Shell, for whom we have provided aviation services, in the United Kingdom/North Sea, since 2012,” said Mark Abbey, CHC Regional Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“The aircraft can be configured to carry up to 16 passengers allowing CHC to efficiently manage our customers’ current North Sea operations whilst also providing a high level of operational flexibility. This is key to customers’ needs in the next phase of North Sea oil and gas activity.”

The Airbus Helicopters H175 is a new-generation medium-sized rotorcraft which first entered service in December 2014. Designed in collaboration with major Oil & Gas (O&G) and Search and Rescue (SAR) customers and operators, the H175 responds to the specific market needs and safety requirements. The H175 exceeds the requirements of the latest and most demanding CS-29 regulation and Oil & Gas Producer (OGP) guidelines.

To support the introduction of the H175 to CHC’s fleet, the company has designated the Aberdeen base as its global H175 engineering centre of excellence.

“We continue to refine our global fleet to best meet the unique needs of each customer,” said Dave Balevic, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations at CHC Helicopter. “The addition of the H175 allows us to offer the latest aircraft technology. Locating our H175 engineering centre of excellence in Aberdeen will ensure current and future customers benefit from our best in class, global standards and processes.”

About CHC: For 70 years, CHC Helicopter has provided safe, reliable, cost-effective helicopter service in some of the most remote and challenging environments around the world. With extensive experience transporting customers in the oil and gas industry, supporting search-and-rescue and EMS contracts, and providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services, our dedication to safety and reputation for quality and innovation help our customers reach beyond what they thought possible.

Aircraft mentioned in this article :
Airbus Helicopters H175 / EC175 G-EMEA     ( CHC Scotia )

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Airbus Helicopters H175 / EC175 in UKCHC Scotia
UK Aberdeen / Dyce


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