Ex-Im Bank provides long term loan guarantee for helicopter


Sikorsky to deliver a Sikorsky S-92 to Lider Aviacao

Sikorsky S-92Sikorsky Aircraft will export a new S-92
helicopter to Lider Aviacao with the support of a long-term loan guarantee of
approximately US$18 million from the Export-Import Bank of the United States
(Ex-Im Bank). The guaranteed lender is the Private Export Funding Corp. (PEFCO)
in New York.

“Brazil is a powerful emerging market
and one of nine key markets where Ex-Im Bank is focusing its resources to help
US exporters realize great opportunities to increase sales and add jobs. We are
pleased to assist Sikorsky in expanding its exports and continuing to build a
strong customer relationship with Lider,” said Ex-Im Bank chairman and president
Fred P. Hochberg.

“We thank Ex-Im Bank for its efforts
and ability to serve our customers in the fast-growing Brazilian market where
more than 100 Sikorsky helicopters are now operating,” said Carey Bond,
president, Sikorsky Global Helicopters. “Brazil is an important country to
Sikorsky and a key part of our strategy to further globalize our