Anyone who has flown aboard a helicopter in support of oil and gas exploration knows that this form of flying ranks among the more exhilarating ways of traveling to work.
GP Aerospace’s GP210 program manager Stéphane Brand was at the Paris Air Show in June looking for small French companies to become partners or suppliers on the GP210 program. “From there, we will try to attract French investment funds,” he explained. The program calls for an estimated $10 million to get the prototype flying. Thus far the company has secured $2 million, said Brand.