Sikorsky has appointed UI Helicopter as an authorized Customer Support Center in the Republic of
Based in Yesan, 100 km south of Seoul, the CSC will enable
operators of Sikorsky S-76 and S-92 commercial helicopters to
source repair and overhaul services within the country’s borders.
“UI Helicopter has more than proved through years of
professionalism and discipline the ability to maintain, repair and
overhaul large helicopters,” said Christophe Nurit, Sikorsky’s
vice president for Asia. “We are very pleased to recommend UI
Helicopter to the growing number of operators of S-76 and S-92
aircraft in South Korea, who rightly expect the highest level of
support for their Sikorsky aircraft.”
Customers across the
Republic of Korea operate 14 of Sikorsky’s S-76 medium size
commercial helicopter to transport corporate executives and for
Of Sikorsky’s larger S-92 helicopter, three are
flown by the Korean Air Force for executive transport, and one by
the Korean Coast Guard for search and rescue duties. A second S-92
aircraft for the Coast Guard is on order from Sikorsky for
delivery in 2017.
UI Helicopter will be the only
Sikorsky-authorized Customer Support Center in the Republic of
Korea to service S-76 and S-92 helicopters.
Of the more than 20
Customer Support Centers authorized by Sikorsky worldwide, only a
small number are approved to offer MRO services for both Sikorsky
commercial helicopter types.
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