Marenco SwissHelicopter, March 01, 2016 - Louisville, KY - Reputable and renowned Helisul Táxi Aéreo from Brazil confirmed strong interest to operate the SKYe SH09 and signs a letter of intent for ten units of the Swiss made single-engine.
Marenco Swisshelicopter is really proud to be a part of thevision of Cmte Eloy Biesuz and Helisul Táxi Aéreo especiallywhen considering the pioneering spirit that the team hasdemonstrated since start of operations in 1972 and with theimportation of some of the first helicopters in the country.
Helisul Táxi Aéreo currently operates a fleet of 40 helicopters and has fixed bases in the cities of Curitiba, Foz doIguaçu, Florianópolis and Rio de Janeiro. Among the services offered to its clients, Helisul Táxi Aéreo providesAeromedical Transport, Charter, Panoramic Flights, External Load, Aerial Photography and Cinematography aswell as Aerial Inspection and Firefighting.
Mathias Sénès, Chief Commercial Officer comments: “The wide range of services Helisul Táxi Aéreo provides toits clients makes the SKYe SH09 the ideal multi-mission platform in its toolbox. We believe that working closelywith Helisul Táxi Aéreo will help us define the level of infrastructure that will be needed for future private andcommercial operations of the Swiss made helicopter in the region.”
Obrigado Cmte Eloy e Helisul pela vossa confiança !
About the SKYe SH09 helicopter: With a Maximum Take-Off Weight of 2,650 kg (5,842 lbs) the SKYe SH09 helicopter offers exceptional hot andhigh performance, a low noise signature thanks to the newly developed dynamic assemblies and shrouded tailrotor.
The modularity of the cabin makes the most of the flat floor and the unique high ceiling concept, offering multipleseating arrangements of 1 Pilot + up to 7 passengers, all with individual crashworthy seats. The rear access to thecabin is facilitated by the large clamshell doors; addressing the passenger transport and emergency evacuationroles of the helicopter.
With a fast cruise speed of 260 km/h (140 knots) it will also offer very long range - in excess of 800 km (430nautical miles) with standard fuel tanks. SKYe SH09 is of particular interest to operators who wish to avail of aremarkably versatile machine with additional power, greater payload capacity, and an augmented sling loadcapability of 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs).
About Marenco Swisshelicopter (MSH): engineering expertise of Martin Stucki and a team of highly qualified helicopter specialists, pilots and aviationexperts. Marenco Swisshelicopter Ltd. was founded in 2007 for the direct purpose of developing, building andcommercializing new concepts of light turbine helicopters. With this industrial visionary concept, MarencoSwisshelicopter developed a new generation of helicopter built with a design that concentrates on the key notionof competitive superiority, modularity, advanced ergonomics and with the integration of the best choice ofmaterials.