Eurocopter and Heli-One announce Team NORDSAR


Eurocopter and Heli-One introduce ‘Team NORDSAR’, a mission tailored solution for Norway’s SAR

Eurocopter EC225Eurocopter and Heli-One
have announced the ‘Team NORDSAR’ agreement, it brings together Eurocopter’s EC225
Nordsar version – which is especially designed for SAR missions in the Nordic
region – with Heli-One’s 50-plus year’s experience.

“We are very excited to join
forces in a common bid with Eurocopter, which allows us to combine our skills
and expertise in creating a winning team,” said Lars Landsnes, the Managing
Director of Heli-One Norway AS. “A win of the Norway SAR contract will lead to
significant investments in the future development of Heli-One’s facility in
Sola, securing highly qualified labour and contributing to keeping the
Stavanger region at the cutting edge of helicopter support.”

“Team NORDSAR enables
Eurocopter and Heli-One to join forces on mission capability, quality, safety
and security for a solid, and strong NAWSARH joint bid”, stated Thomas Hein
Eurocopter’s vice president Sales and Customer Relations for Europe. “Heli-One
already is servicing many of the over 120 Eurocopter helicopters operating in Norway,
so we have a shared, strong history of cooperating in this context.”

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Eurocopter, Anthony Pecchi &
 Grant Keats