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Swiss Helicopter to purchase eVTOL aircraft from Dufour Aerospace

Dufour Aerospace Press Release | March 23, 2023

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Dufour Aerospace, the innovative Swiss eVTOL company, and Swiss Helicopter AG, Switzerland’s leading helicopter company, announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of two Aero2 and one Aero3 tilt-wing aircraft. 

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Swiss Helicopter has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Dufour Aerospace to purchase two Aero2 and one Aero3 tiltwing aircraft from the eVTOL developer. Dufour has now signed LOIs with all major Swiss civil helicopter operators. Dufour Image

This purchase represents a significant step for Dufour Aerospace as now all major Swiss civil helicopter operators have signed letters of intent with Dufour Aerospace.

Thomas Pfammatter, Co-founder and CEO of Dufour Aerospace said: “Swiss Helicopter is familiar with all aspects of commercial helicopter flying and the associated infrastructure. Accordingly, we are extremely pleased that such an experienced operator is invested in the development of Dufour Aerospace and intends to gain initial experience with our aircraft in the near future.”

Rolf Heuberger, CEO of Swiss Helicopter said: “In view of the global climate challenges, the aviation industry in particular has a duty to reduce its emissions. Swiss Helicopter AG accepts this responsibility and has therefore been pursuing a consistent sustainability strategy. As a part of this, we are pleased to have found an opportunity to operate highly efficient aircraft using existing and proven technology. We are looking forward to replacing a certain part of our operation with this modern means of flying and air transportation.” 

This press release was prepared and distributed by Dufour Aerospace.

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