DEA General Aviation, October 31, 2016 - Cicaré Rotorcraft is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of DEA General Aviation China, as its exclusive China and South East Asia distributor for the revolutionary Cicaré SVH4 helicopter trainer.
DEA General Aviation’s China base will specialize in the sales, support, training and assembly of the Cicaré SVH4 helicopter trainer products. DEA General Aviation’s sales base in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will support the Cicaré product within the South East Asia region.
In addition to the China and South East Asia appointment, Cicaré Rotorcraft is delighted to announce DEA General Aviation’s immediate appointment as Cicaré’s exclusive U.S. (North American) distributor for the Cicaré product range of helicopters and trainers. DEA General Aviation’s U.S. base will specialize in the sales, support training and assembly of all the Cicaré product range of helicopters.
In the future, DEA General Aviation is considering the establishment of helicopter pilot training and “Helicopter Flying Park” amusement centers throughout China and the U.S.
The Cicaré SVH4 ground based helicopter trainer is expected to receive U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) validation for a “10 hour FAA flight training dispensation” for the FAA private pilot’s license by early November 2016, with applications for Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) validation following closely.
DEA General Aviation is participating in the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition at Zhuhai Airport from Nov. 1 to 6.
“We are delighted to make this announcement at the Zhuhai Airshow China,” said Fernando Cicaré, Cicaré’s president. “We truly believe that China will play a huge role in the development of global general aviation for the future, together with the strength of our new exclusive distributor, DEA General Aviation, who are now our commercial strategic partners in China, South East Asia and North America. This new alliance will provide a “one-stop-shop” service to Cicaré helicopter clients within DEA General Aviation’s territorial regions of China, South East Asia and North America.”
DEA General Aviation CEO Mike Creed said: “This new strategic exclusive distribution alliance between Cicaré and DEA General Aviation in China, South East Asia and the U.S. will provide a truly global addition to our business. Cicaré has been an operational helicopter company producing innovative helicopter products for over 60 years from their factory base in Argentina. DEA General Aviation will develop the China, South East Asia and U.S. markets which will enable us to assemble, sell and support all Cicaré products within the territories. The introduction of Cicaré’s SVH4 helicopter trainer will revolutionize helicopter training both in China and internationally. This is a long term strategic alliance between Cicaré and DEA General Aviation with the development of new products on the horizon.”