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News > Eurocopter’s new EC175 makes first stop at American Eurocopter


Eurocopter’s new EC175 makes first stop at American Eurocopter

February 22, 2013

Grand Prairie, Texas – The EC175, the newest helicopter in the Eurocopter line of modern high performance aircraft, arrived Friday at American Eurocopter’s headquarters in Grand Prairie.

New EC175The production EC175’s arrival at American Eurocopter is the first stop in the U.S. where the aircraft will be demonstrated to prospective customers.

It is the latest in a line of new aircraft developed by Eurocopter, the world’s largest manufacturer of helicopters. The EC175 is an aircraft that sets new standards in the medium-sized, twin-engine helicopter class. It will be marketed extensively to companies that transport passengers and supplies for the offshore oil and gas industry, including those operating in the Gulf of Mexico.

The EC175 will be demonstrated March 5-7 at the Heli-Expo 2013 helicopter industry convention in Las Vegas, where the helicopter will be shown on Eurocopter’s exhibit stand.

About American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter is the U.S. affiliate of Eurocopter, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world, and a subsidiary of EADS North America Holdings, the North American operations of EADS, a world leader in aerospace, defense and related services. American Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer and markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and para-public helicopters offered by any manufacturer. The product line represents the most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters, ranging from light single to heavy twin aircraft,  serving all markets and missions. American Eurocopter’s headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, Miss.


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