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Friday, January 1, 2010

Rotorcraft Report: China’s AVIC Finishes First S-76C++ Airframe

Commercial | Airframes

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft and China Aviation Industry Corp. (AVIC) have completed the first S-76C++ airframe built in China. The project falls under an agreement between Sikorsky and Changhe Aircraft, a subsidiary of AVIC based in Jiangzi, China. The companies will transfer the airframe to Sikorsky Global Helicopters in Coatesville, Pa., for modifications. More airframes are scheduled for delivery to Coatesville in 2010.

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