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Helibras, August 23, 2019 - São Paulo - Helibras announced the sale of five aircraft to civil segment customers at Labace.
The acquisitions are for aircraft carrying the Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) brand, created in 2017 especially for the business aviation market, with highly luxurious and customizable interiors. Among the VIP configuration helicopters are the ACH125, ACH130 and ACH135 and ACH145 models.
The company announced the sale of two ACH125 at the fair. One for a customer from Goiânia and another for one from the interior of São Paulo. Customer-chosen options include autopilot, leather-covered seats, 100% touchscreen panel (Garmin G500 TXi) and touchscreen GPS (GTN750). One of these customers has acquired its third brand helicopter and the other is already going to the fourth Airbus / Helibras aircraft in just 15 years.
Another sale announced at Labace was the ACH130, a reference in the tourism market because of its large cabin and large panoramic windows. The aircraft is already the fourth acquired by the same customer from Belo Horizonte (MG) and accommodates seven people, including the pilot. The helicopter also has custom paint, leather seat cover, digital air conditioning, bluetooth, among other options.
The ACH135 Line is also among the sales announced at the event. The helicopter was purchased by a customer from Sao Paulo, his first of its kind. As one of Airbus / Helibras' most successful lightweight models, the aircraft is known for its high strength, compact size, versatility and lowest operating cost in its class.
Finally, the company announced the sale of an ACH145 Line to the Brazilian market. The ACH145 Line, one of the manufacturer's bets for the worldwide VIP market, boasts excellent comfort, soundproofing and innovative design. Its sliding doors provide easy access for passengers and its spacious cabin allows for a variety of interior configurations, accommodating up to 10 perforated leather seats, in harmony with the carpeting, special cabin paint and digital air conditioning.
“We are delighted that the sales we announce during this Labace are both for customers who already operate our branded products and for new ones. This demonstrates the confidence of those renewing their fleets not only for the quality of our product, but also for our ability to provide maintenance services quickly and efficiently, ”says Jean-Luc Alfonsi, president of Helibras.
The VVIP ACH145 cabin mockup on display at LABACE 2019