Apr 12, 2017

Small Argentine Helicopter Manufacturer Aims to Revolutionize Helicopter Training

Argentine light helicopter maker Cicare, started by self-taught engineer Augusto Cicare in 1958, is finally gearing up for sales in the United States with a new facility in Mesa, Arizona. The company plans to sell a family of helicopters in kit form, but they’re starting with the SVH-4 trainer, which is a unique product in the trainer market. Traditionally students have to start out on computerized simulators and then move into an actual helicopter, but Cicare’s helicopter that flies on the ground offers a new, less expensive, and safer alternative.

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