October 29, 2013
Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts to acquire two S-92A and two S-76D Sikorsky helicopters
Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing, the helicopter operating leasing business of Macquarie Group, has contracted to acquire two S-92A and two S-76D helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. along with an unspecified number of options to acquire additional aircraft. The four new helicopters will be configured initially for the oil and gas service markets. With its proven performance in harsh environments, the S-92A helicopter has become an aircraft of choice for offshore oil operators. Sikorsky recently delivered its 200th S-92 helicopter, and the worldwide fleet has logged more than 600,000 flight hours to date, mostly serving the offshore oil and gas segment.