Marenco SwissHelicopter, August 28, 2015 - Switzerland - Marenco Swisshelicopter Ltd. is delighted to announce a third participation at the 2015 edition of the China Helicopter Exposition, which will be held from September 9th to September 13th in Tianjin.
Mathias Senes, Chief Commercial Officer indicates that the SKYe SH09 helicopter had raised interest in China from the first days of the launch but he notes that the demand had significantly increased since the first prototype performed its maiden flight on the 2nd of October 2014.
Marenco Swisshelicopter already holds pre orders for Chinese clients and is aiming at establishing long-term partnerships with local operators and service providers.
The participation at the China Helicopter Exposition will be the occasion for Marenco Swisshelicopter to inform its clients about the current status of development of the helicopter and open new commercial perspectives.
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 and high performance, a low noise signature thanks to the newly developed dynamic assemblies and shrouded tail-rotor.
The modularity of the cabin makes the most of the flat floor and the unique high ceiling concept, offering multiple seating arrangements of 1 Pilot + up to 7 passengers, all with individual crashworthy seats. The rear access to the cabin is facilitated by the large clamshell doors; addressing the passenger transport and
emergency evacuation roles of the helicopter.
With a fast cruise speed of 260 km/h (140 knots) it will also offer very long range - in excess of 800km (430 nautical miles) with standard fuel tanks. SKYe SH09 is of particular interest to operators who wish to avail of a remarkably versatile machine with additional power, greater payload capacity, and an augmented sling load capability of 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs).
About Marenco Swisshelicopter (MSH): The Marenco Swisshelicopter Company is the result of combining the vision of our investors, the engineering expertise of Martin Stucki and a team of highly qualified helicopter specialists, pilots and aviation experts. Marenco Swisshelicopter Ltd. was founded in 2007 for the direct purpose of developing, building and commercializing new concepts of light turbine helicopters. With this industrial visionary concept, Marenco Swisshelicopter developed a new generation of helicopter built with a design that concentrates on the key notion of competitive superiority, modularity, advanced ergonomics and with the integration of the best choice of materials.