New CHC H175 super medium helicopter completes first flight in Aberdeen

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.”

Read the full story.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *