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Kit Log Pro’s “Builder Of The Month”

Congratulations to our friend Chris Davenport of Tracy, California for being awarded Kit Log Pro’s “Builder Of The Month” award! We are super excited to see the progression of your Safari 400 Kit Helicopter. Make sure and check out Chris’s kit log diary at :

http://www.mykitlog.com/Beloh2oscuba

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 20-26th 2015

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It is hard to believe Oshkosh is only 80 days away! Make plans to come see us in the Ultra-Light section. We will be returning to booth 934 & 935 right beside the flight line. If you are a Safari owner and planning to attend, let us know. If you are a future Safari owner and would like to schedule a demo flight please email or call Megan Wright to set up your appointment- Sales@SafariHelicopter.com 850-482-4141.

We are looking forward to another great showing this year!

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 20-26th 2015

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Safari France

We are honored to welcome our newest dealer, Stéphane Luchini, to the Safari Helicopter Family. Stephane is located in Pau, France and will be servicing France and the surrounding area. Stephane has been flying since he was 15 years old. He first caught the aviation bug by learning to fly a glider, then moved on to skydiving, para-gliding, and piloting a fixed wing airplane. He has enjoyed base-jumping and has flown a wing-suit on Baffin Island from one of the higher cliffs in the world.

In 1998 Stéphane joined the French Army as a helicopter pilot. From 2008 to 2011 he flew as free-lance pilot in Antarctica, and the French mountains for long line and construction work. Since 2011 he has been flying for Airtelis Company as EC 225 pilot and AS 350 B3 for long line missions. Stéphane spends his free time flying his Safari or his Cozy, which he flew from France to the west coast of Greenland!
Stéphane Luchini- stephane.luchini.sth@hotmail.fr

Flight Training

Safari Helicopter is excited to announce a new addition to the Safari staff – James Spagnola, our very own in-house Certified Flight Instructor. After graduating from Florida State University with Bachelor’s Degree in History, James decided he wanted a little more excitement in his life! So he promptly started logging hours to get his Helicopter Private Pilot’s license , and then got his Commercial license and CFI rating. James is certified to instruct in the Safari Helicopter, Robinson R22, R44 & the R66. He also does agricultural spraying in his “spare time”.

For more information on how to get started on your private pilot’s license or rotor craft add- on contact Megan Wright –

850-482-4141 or Sales@SafariHelicopter.com

Superior- Safari Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES THAT SAFARI HELICOPTER WILL NOW OFFER THE XP-360 ENGINE AS A FACTORY OPTION FOR THE
SAFARI 400 KIT HELICOPTER

Coppell, TX, November 04, 2014 — Scott Hayes, V.P. Sales and Marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced today that Safari Helicopters has selected its 180-horsepower XP-360 Engine as an option for its Safari 400, two-place, kit helicopter.

“Safari has become the premier name in the kit-built, personal helicopter market and to have them to make our XP-360 Engine a factory option for the Safari 400 is a point of great pride for everyone at Superior,” Hayes stated. “We look forward to our XP-360 Engines providing Safari builders around the world with years of pure flying enjoyment.”

“Safari Helicopters have always been powered by very dependable aircraft engines. In fact, a number of our builders have opted to use the Superior engines for a long time,” stated Megan Wright, Sales and Marketing Manager, Safari Helicopter. “Now with Superior’s strong re-entry into the experimental engine market they are now providing us with an attractive and economical 180-horsepower engine option for the Safari 400’s complete build kit.”

“With the proven history, power and reliability to compete with other available engines, combined with the added benefits of aggressive pricing and excellent customer support, we are extremely pleased to offer Superior’s engines to our customers,” she said.

About Safari Helicopters
Located in Marianna, Florida, Safari Helicopter is a division of CHR International, Inc. Safari is American owned and operated and has been manufacturing two-place personal kit-built helicopters since 1986. To date, the company has sold over 225 Safari Helicopter kits and there are currently over 190 helicopters flying around the world. For more information, visit: www.SafariHelicopter.com.

About Superior Air Parts, Inc.
Superior Air Parts, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Superior Aviation Group, is a leading manufacturer of FAA approved aftermarket replacement parts for Lycoming and Continental aircraft engines. In addition, the company manufactures the FAA certified Vantage Engine and the XP-Series Engine family for experimental and sport aircraft builders. For more information, visit: www.superiorairparts.com