Sikorsky has delivered three S-92 VIP helicopters to Royal Thai Air Force
Royal Thai Air Force had taken delivery of three helicopter including first VIP S-92 helicopter with LifePort high end medical kit
Sikorsky has announced that it has delivered three Sikorsky VIP S-92
helicopters to the Royal Thai Air Force, introducing the first LifePort high
end medical kit on a VIP S-92.
The helicopters were delivered in April and
have begun extensive training at Lop Buri Air Base which will last for
approximately six months.
“These aircraft will be used for the Head of
State mission. The customer specifically required an S-92 helicopter,
recognizing the safety and reliability of this aircraft and its track record of
serving many other Heads of State,” said Carey Bond, President of Sikorsky
A total of 15 S-92 helicopters are serving
in the Head of State mission around the world including the countries of Turkmenistan, Turkey,
Bahrain and Kuwait.
“The Royal Thai Air Force was impressed with
the high quality workmanship and attention to detail performed by Sikorsky in
meeting its specifications for Head of State aircraft,” said Air Chief Marshal
Itthaporn Subhawong, commander in chief of the Royal Thai Air Force. “They
fulfilled every contractual obligation on time or ahead of schedule, ultimately
ensuring a very satisfactory experience for us, and delivering the safest, most
durable helicopters available to enhance our fleet.”