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South American customers opt for ACH line
Customers from Goiânia, São Paulo and Belo Horizonte have selected various helicopter models in the Airbus Corporate Helicopters product line. The models are said to be great machines for VIP and tourism flights.
Airbus Helicopters customers in South America are remaining loyal to the brand.

Helibras has announced at LABACE the sale of five helicopters carrying the Airbus Corporate Helicopters brand, which was created in 2017 for the business aviation market. Featuring highly luxurious and customisable interiors, the models on offer are the ACH125, ACH130, ACH135 and ACH145.

The company announced the sale of two ACH125 at the exhibition, one for a customer from Goiânia and another for the interior of São Paulo. Customer-chosen options include autopilot, leather-covered seats, touchscreen panel (Garmin G500 TXi) and touchscreen GPS (GTN750). One of these customers has acquired its third brand helicopter and the other is already going to their fourth Airbus/Helibras aircraft in just 15 years.

Another sale announced at LABACE was the ACH130, well-suited to the tourism market because of its large cabin and large panoramic windows. The aircraft is the fourth acquired by the same customer from Belo Horizonte (MG) and accommodates seven people, including the pilot. The helicopter also has custom paint, leather seat covers, digital air conditioning and bluetooth.

The ACH135 Line is also among the sales announced at the event. The helicopter was purchased by a customer from Sao Paulo, his first of its kind. The aircraft is known for its strength, compact size, versatility and low operating costs.

The company also announced the sale of an ACH145 Line to the Brazilian market. The ACH145 Line, one of the manufacturer's bets for the worldwide VIP market, boasts comfort, soundproofing and innovative design. Its sliding doors allow easy access for passengers, and its spacious cabin allows for a variety of interior configurations, accommodating up to 10 perforated leather seats, complemented by the carpeting, cabin paint and digital air conditioning.

“We are delighted that the sales we announced during this year's LABACE are both for customers who already operate our branded products and new ones. This demonstrates the confidence of those renewing their fleets, not only for the quality of our product, but also for our ability to provide maintenance services quickly and efficiently,” says Helibras president Jean-Luc Alfonsi.

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