US company Sikorsky Global Helicopters has delivered an S-300C trainer helicopter to UND Aerospace at the University of North Dakota.

UND Aerospace extension programmes fleet manager and director Don Dubuque said that the helicopter is dependable and safe to operate in the university’s training programme.

The S-300C has a payload of 950lb and can provide accurate manoeuvrability.

The new helicopter marks the seventh in the university’s fleet, while an additional three S-300C’s are on order.