China’s 100th helicopter goes to CMIG Leasing


SAFETY / ASIA | 12/12/2016

CMIG Leasing received a brand new H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters in Marignane, France, making it the 100th Ecureuil family helicopter to operate in China’s skies.

The helicopter will be operated by the Shanghai Skyway General Aviation Company (Skyway GAC), one of the pioneers in China general aviation, with a fleet of seven H125. Skyway GAC will deploy the new helicopter for power line surveillance, geographic surveys and aerial videography missions in the country.

“We have been utilizing Airbus Helicopters for many years and we are confident that we can immediately benefit from the Ecureuil helicopter family for its performance, reliability, safety, and multi-mission capabilities,” says Skyway GAC Chairman WangBei.

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“CMIG Leasing is committed to providing robust helicopters leasing solutions to meet the dynamic general aviation market growth in China,” adds CMIG Leasing Chairman Wang Rong.

CMIG previously signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters in 2015 to acquire 100 H125 and H130 Ecureuil aircraft over five years, with first deliveries starting in 2016.