5-Feb-2015 Source: Ultimate Heli
Ultimate HELI, a South African based operator, has supplied an Airbus AS350 B3 to support a research team during their summer expedition to Antarctica.
The helicopter and crew departed from Cape Town harbor on a scientific research vessel in early January and are only expected to return home in mid-April.
While in Antarctica, scientists and researchers will utilise the helicopter to collect valuable information from around the Northern and Eastern Antarctic mainland.
Shaun Roseveare, CEO of Ultimate Heli, said: “We are an extensive operator of Airbus Helicopters AS350 and AS355s. This has been a new and exciting opportunity for our company we look forward to working on many scientific research missions in Antarctica.”
Ultimate HELI is a South African based operator and world class provider of helicopter services, with an operational fleet that includes AS350’s, AS355N’s and a Bell 412EP. Ultimate HELI prides itself on supplying the safest and the most efficient helicopter charter, maintenance, utility work and other helicopter support worldwide.