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Monday, February 25, 2013

Eurocopter Kicks Off Worldwide EC175 Promo Tour

Stops planned in Gulf of Mexico, Las Vegas for Heli-Expo during U.S. leg of international trek.

A tour of Eurocopter’s EC175 started Monday, with planned stops throughout the U.S. until March 15 before the first production aircraft heads to other locations around the globe later this year.

 

EC175. Photos courtesy of Eurocopter

 

The EC175 arrived at American Eurocopter headquarters in Grand Prairie, Texas on Feb. 22. This week it will be based in New Iberia, La. to highlight the helicopter’s performance and flight characteristics to potential offshore oil and gas operators. The EC175 will then travel to Las Vegas for an appearance at Eurocopter’s booth (C2922) at Heli-Expo 2013.

 

EC175 touching down at American Eurocopter headquarters on Feb. 22.

 

In addition to a specific campaign aimed at oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico, Eurocopter is also targeting various other market sectors for the multi-role EC175, including search and rescue (SAR), police/fire, emergency medical services (EMS), executive transport and VIP.
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