A customer has ordered an exclusive custom version of the Airbus ACH160 corporate helicopter for use in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region.
Intended for private and business flight use, the custom helicopter will feature an exclusive handcrafted interior, with capacity for eight passengers.
The H160 is a medium twin-engine Airbus coprorate helicopter scheduled to enter service in 2020, with various version of the helicopter available for various use; including offshore transportation, public services, commercial passenger transportation, and as in this case business and private operations.
Finishing touches to this custom variant include electric operated footsteps and two wide hinged doors.
Equipped with Blue Edge blades and a new canted Fenestron rotor, Airbus says the ACH160 sets a new benchmark in corporate transportation with a blend of innovative technology, speed, comfort and style.
The Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Company (Shenzhen Eastern GAC) has signed an agreement for one ACH160, becoming the launch customer for the VIP version of this medium helicopter in China
Frederic Lemos, head of Airbus Corporate Helicopters: “Launching the ACH160 in Southeast Asia with a new Philippine customer underlines the global attractiveness of our corporate helicopter offering to meet the evolving travelling needs of our customers”.
“We are equally excited to see our ACH products gaining good success in the growing Philippine private travel market,” he said.