Why there is a continued need for private helicopters

By flymultimediaghana Mar23,2024
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How many kids draw airplanes and helicopters with the hope of becoming pilots or creating their own aircraft in the future?

Why there is a continued need for private helicopters
Why there is a continued need for private helicopters

One such young person was Jason Hill, who kept that dream alive by studying aeronautical engineering and working in the aviation sector.

On December 7, he unveiled his desire to the public as he removed the wraps from a new helicopter he had designed.Mr. Hill describes his feelings during the big unveiling as “an overwhelming sense of pride and jubilation.” However, developing a modern helicopter has been a challenging undertaking.

“The sheer volume of difficult things that need to be executed and coordinated makes the task seemingly impossible,” adds Hill.

Nonetheless, it seemed like a difficult moment to introduce a luxury product given the UK’s current cost of living issue. The Hill machine costs around £600,000, which is inexpensive for a helicopter but totally out of reach for most people.

Still, there are purchasers. Hill has accrued 1,222 orders totaling £540 million. Up to £100,000 in non-refundable deposits have been given by those buyers.And all of that took place prior to the helicopter’s anticipated mid-year debut flight.

Robinson Aircraft Company of California is credited with popularizing helicopter flying through their line of compact, two- to five-seat aircraft, which has generated approximately 14,000 sales for the manufacturer.

Robinson’s R66 Turbine, which will cost slightly more than $1 million (£790,000), is expected to witness an increase in orders, from 101 helicopters in 2022 to 120 in 2023 and 150 in 2024.

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