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Czech Property Investments has placed an order for an AW119Ke helicopter for corporate transport. The aircraft will become the first AgustaWestland helicopter delivered to the Czech Republic, and will be operated on the owner's behalf by Heli Czech. It will be configured with a six-seat cabin interior and is expected to be delivered in mid-2012.
More than 50 AW119Ke have been sold around Europe for a range of applications including vip/corporate and passenger transport, sightseeing, air taxi, fire fighting, law enforcement, homeland security and utility.
CPI, a joint stock company, is a significant real estate business dealing with development, investments and property management. The company has been operating in the Czech and Slovak markets since the beginning of the 1990s.
Heli Czech is a well-established company operating a fleet of eight Robinson helicopters that are used for variety of tasks including pilot training, aerial works and passenger transport. All company pilots, including the owner, are experienced former or current pilots of the Czech Air Force helicopter Tiger squadron, a member of NATO Tiger Association.