Yachting

December 29, 2009 - 8:58am

Helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter, designer Andrew Winch and luxury yacht specialist Edmiston introduced a stylish new completion scheme for the EC 155 at the Monaco Yacht Show last fall.

The helicopter features raised, polished stainless-steel stripes on both sides of
the exterior. The aircraft’s belly and top fuselage are painted as faux teak “as a
reference to yacht aesthetics.”

October 16, 2006 - 10:48am
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It’s one of the world’s more exclusive clubs, made up of pilots whose job in the growing world of luxury superyachts is helicopter operations.

No one seems to know exactly how many pilots are actively engaged in this calling, but best estimates put the number at barely 50, based on the fact that no more than 50 superyachts worldwide can support helicopter operations.

 
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