Kaman Air Vehicles have announced the receipt of a signed purchase agreement from North American Helicopter for a K-MAX®medium-to-heavy lift helicopter with delivery expected in the fourth quarter of 2022. “North American Helicopter has been a highly respected operator for more than 55 years and we appreciate the confidence they have placed in Kaman and the capabilities of the K-MAX®. Adding the proven external lift and precision capabilities of K-MAX® to North American Helicopter’s operations will enhance their operational services in support of the Electrical and Gas Utility sectors and the Department of Defense,” said Roger Wassmuth, Senior Director of Business Development.
“Adding K-MAX® to our fleet is an important step for expanding our overall external lift capabilities,” added Jessica Bailey, President of North American Helicopter. “Our future power line projects and firefighting support will benefit greatly from the increased lift capability of K-MAX®. Our strategic location in the Midwest near St. Louis, MO allows us to respond quickly to our customers’ needs throughout the United States, Canada and Caribbean.”