​Sikorsky planning Latin America tour for M28


Sikorsky will launch a two-month tour this March for its PZL Mielec M28, taking the twin turboprop aircraft across seven Caribbean and Latin American countries to demonstrate its short take-off and landing capabilities.

Sikorsky’s aggressive campaign will begin this March and will cover Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago. It’s not an inexpensive feat to take an aircraft on the road, but Sikorsky decided to launch the tour following growing interest from both commercial and military customers in Latin America over the last three years, according to Adam Schierholz, vice president of Sikorsky’s Latin American business development. Following the spring tour, Sikorsky plans to take the aircraft through India.

The demo tour will focus on the aircraft’s short take-off and landing capabilities, but the M28 will also show off its…



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