27-Feb-2014 Source: Airbus Helicopters
Airbus Helicopters today signed a cooperation agreement with Priority 1 Air Rescue for the delivery of search and rescue (SAR) training.
The agreement’s signing was at the 2014 Heli-Expo convention in Anaheim, California by Matthieu Louvot, Airbus Helicopters’ Senior Vice President – Support and Services, and Brad Matheson, the President of Priority 1 Air Rescue. It enhances the capability of Airbus Helicopter to offer to its customers the highest standard of training on their missions.
“Enlarging the panel of training services we can offer to our customer is one of our priorities, and we are happy to provide unparalled, high-quality SAR training with Priority 1 Air Rescue,” Louvot said.
Matheson added: “We are pleased to establish this cooperation with Airbus Helicopters, considering the quality of their products for search and rescue missions, and are striving to improve safety and efficiency by delivering the highest standard of training.”
About Airbus Helicopters (www.airbushelicopters.com)
Airbus Helicopters, formerly Eurocopter, is a division of Airbus Group, a global pioneer in aerospace and defense related services. Airbus Helicopters is the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer and employs more than 23,000 people worldwide. With 46 percent market share in civil and parapublic sectors, the company’s fleet in service includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in approximately 150 countries. Airbus Helicopters’ international presence is marked by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries, and its worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents. Airbus Helicopters’ range of civil and military helicopters is the world’s largest; its aircraft account for one third of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. The company’s chief priority is to ensure the safe operation of its aircraft for the thousands of people who fly more than 3 million hours per year.