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Skyco Leasing signs for six H175s
Guangdong Province is developing the helicopter market in the southern region of China with six H175s, and exploring further reform to open up the country's low-altitude airspace.
The H175 super-medium class helicopter combines long-range and payload with smooth flight qualities.

Skyco International Financial Leasing Co, a state-owned enterprise belonging to China's Guangdong Province, has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for six H175s, to be deployed by the Guangdong Government for search and rescue, emergency medical services, disaster relief and other public service missions in China.

"This cooperation goes far beyond the purchase of helicopters. It is an unmistakable sign of Guangdong Province's willingness to lead the development of the helicopter market in the southern region of China. We are proud that the Guangdong Provincial Government has chosen Airbus Helicopters to carry out this ambitious cooperation project together," says Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters.

On top of the helicopter purchase, the parties have agreed on the reinforcement of Airbus Helicopters' footprint in China Guangdong Province and the Greater Bay Area in close collaboration with Skyco Leasing.

The parties have also committed to the joint development of support and services activities and an industrial cooperation set up to lay a solid foundation for the development of general aviation by promoting the reform to open low-altitude airspace. They will explore an effective business model adapted to the Chinese aviation market that will contribute to regional economic growth.

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