On the eve of the 17th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition at Congon has airport in Sao Paulo, Airbus Helicopters handed the first ACH160 in the world to a customer in Brazil. It will be notable that the rotorcraft will be the first H160 to fly in Latin America.
More than 2,500 airports and 1,300 heliports in Brazil use corporate aviation services using jet, turboprop, piston, and helicopters, according to the Brazilian General Aviation Association. Alfonsi emphasises that Brazil’s expanding general aviation market is essential for sustaining the nation’s air connectivity as well as for boosting economic and social productivity.
The most technologically sophisticated helicopter in its class, the ACH160 is the newest addition to the ACH family. It offers 15% less fuel consumption than the next closest competitor and 20% more volume per passenger than previous generation medium twin helicopters. It also has 35% larger windows than its rivals, making it the brightest cabin in its class.
The ACH160 family is created in three versions—Line, Line with Lounge package, and Exclusive—to answer the many demands of this competitive market. Each version offers varying degrees of personalization and unmatched sophistication to better suit the individual customer’s lifestyle. The design of the ACH160, which is covered by 68 new patents, is a rallying cry for innovation that outperforms expectations. This rotorcraft sets a standard for passenger comfort while also offering improved safety features.