First Cabri G2 delivered to Eurocopter
Helicopteres Guiombal has announced the delivery, at Aix-les-Milles airport, of its first Cabri G2 to Eurocopter.
The aircraft, registered in Germany where it is planned to enter service early in 2010, is equipped for Night-VFR. Eurocopter selected the Cabri G2 for its flight qualities and its safety, two key-factors in the mission it is scheduled for : ab initio pilots training. This first unit will be engaged in operation in the Baden-Baden, Germany, training center, after an operational evaluation period.
The Cabri G2 delivered to Eurocopter is the fifth to enter service. Two ships are already in operation in Flight Training Organizations, and two others with individual owners. The first one, in operation in Paris area, logged more than 500 commercial flight hours in eight months, with a bottom line better than plans, particularly for availability and maintenance.
Helicopteres Guimbal produces the Cabri G2 in its Aix-en-Provence factory, since the EASA delivered the helicopter’s Type Certificate, followed by the company’s Production Organization Agreement.