Milestone signs for three S-92s
Milestone Aviation Group has signed a contract for three Sikorsky S-92 helicopters
Sikorsky Aircraft has announced
that Milestone Aviation Group has signed a contract to purchase three S-92
“In a very short time,
Milestone Aviation has become one of the pre-eminent helicopter lessors and an
important and highly valued customer,” said Bob Kokorda, Sikorsky sales and marketing
vice president. “We deeply appreciate their business, and look forward to
growing our relationship.”
The three aircraft join an inventory
of seven S-76C++ helicopters and four additional S-92 aircraft Milestone has
purchased since December of 2010.
The new aircraft will serve
a variety of roles with operators worldwide, such as transporting workers to
offshore oil and gas platforms, VIP transport including Head of State, air
ambulance, search and rescue, and civil defense.
“Our most recent
purchase is further testament to the quality of the Sikorsky product line,” said
Richard Santulli, chairman of Milestone. “Demand for these machines is
extraordinary, and they will quickly enter the field performing mission
critical or utility work with operators in the oil and gas, EMS
or search and rescue sectors.
Sikorsky plans to deliver
the first two S-92 aircraft during the latter part of 2012; and the third
aircraft in early 2013.