As Marenco Swisshelicopter’s SKYe SH09 progresses into prototype development and first flight during 2013, the manufacturer has chosen Heliflite to serve as a distributor in Australia, New Zealand and throughout Oceania. Sydney-based Heliflite has been a Robinson distributor since 1977 and an AgustaWestland distributor since 1997.
SH09 montage in the transport configuration. Courtesy of Marenco
During Heli-Expo in early March, the Marenco team including Martin Stucki—founder and SH09 designer—updated operators, suppliers and attendees on the assembly of the prototype helicopter and efforts to achieve type certification. For more from Rotor & Wing’s interview with Marenco Commercial Director Mathias Senes, read “Marenco Swisshelicopter: Tickling Giants from the Industry” at www.rotorandwing.com