Corporate Helicopters orders four AS350 AStar aircraft


Company orders two As350 B2 and two AS350 B3e helicopters

AS350 AStarAmerican Eurocopter has announced that
Corporate Helicopters has placed an order for two AS350 B2’s and two AS350
B3e’s. Two of the helicopters are for specific customers and the other two will
be used to upgrade its fleet and help meet the needs of its clients on the West

The two different models of AStar were
chosen for their performance and mission flexibility to fulfill a diverse set
of market requirements. “The AS350 B2 is a true transformer. It is a
multi-mission helicopter that provides the power and flexibility to meet the
needs of a variety of roles,” explains Deann Shier chief executive officer of
Corporate Helicopters. “The AS350 B3e offers the same versatility with the
enhanced performance we need in some of the hot & high environments we
operate in, especially in the desert locations. Last week we experienced
temperatures at 44 C (111 F) and the AS350 B3’s performance was flawless.”

selected aircraft from the AStar family because they are the most versatile helicopters,”
said Ivor Shier, president of Corporate Helicopters. “They offer proven,
reliable performance with spacious, flexible cabins and all the models in the
family feature forward-facing seats that provide unmatched visibility.”

American Eurocopter is scheduled to deliver
one AS350 B2 and one AS350 B3e in September and the remaining two aircraft will
be delivered in 2012.