Sloane Helicopters Signs Contract for 2 GrandNew Helicopters
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the order by Sloane Helicopters for two GrandNew light twin helicopters. The helicopters are expected to be delivered in 2015 and will be operated for VVIP and passenger transport missions.
This latest order by Sloane Helicopters further expands the already successful presence of AgustaWestland helicopter models in the light twin category in UK and Ireland, where Sloane has sold a total of 66 units from the AW109 legacy and Grand/GrandNew helicopters performing a range of roles including VIP/corporate transport, law enforcement and EMS.
Emilio Dalmasso, AgustaWestland’s Senior VP Commercial Business, said “This latest contract continues this long rewarding partnership with Sloane Helicopters and the continued success of the GrandNew in the UK market where AgustaWestland light twin helicopters are the market leader.”
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David George, founder and chairman of Sloane Helicopters, commented: “These contracts further underline the Company’s commitment to AgustaWestland products and Sloane’s relationship with AgustaWestland, which is now in its 18th year.”
Source : AgustaWestland, A Finmeccanica Company (Milan: FNC.MI)