Ft Worth, Texas (January 24, 2023) – Schweizer is pleased to announce Peter Behr has joined the helicopter manufacturer as Senior Sales Representative for Europe and the U.K. Based in Germany, Behr is responsible for providing current and new Schweizer customers long-term, personalized Schweizer support by overseeing aircraft sales, parts sales and service, and tailor-made solutions.
Behr has an impressive track record in the helicopter industry as both a pilot and helicopter business owner. As a pilot, he has built more than 12,000 flight hours, starting his military career with initial flight training in Fort Rucker, Alabama, U.S.A. Since his service, he has flown as a commercial pilot and flight instructor. He has also been a senior flight examiner for the German Aviation Authority since 2009.
During his civilian career, Behr founded a pipeline monitoring helicopter business serving the energy sector in Europe. He also managed operations for several helicopter companies in Germany over the years, including a helicopter dealership that provided helicopter sales and service in Europe and around the world.
“I first learned to fly in the renowned Hughes 269, which has today evolved into the Schweizer 300C,” Behr says. “I am passionate about and honored to be a part of reactivating this beloved aircraft as the proven solid training helicopter it has always been. Listening to customer needs and creating solutions has always been my strength. I am looking forward to representing Schweizer with operators and owners of Schweizer helicopters and, of course, helping this aircraft win over new pilots, operators, and owners.”
Behr is based near Cologne, Germany, and can be reached at [email protected] and + 49 160 9669 8858.
Schweizer manufactures and supports its celebrated line of light helicopters – the S300C, S300CBi, and S333 – at its ISO 9001/AS9100-certified factory in Ft. Worth, Texas. The company operates a FAA Part 145 repair station and provides overhauls, parts, and aftermarket support for all Schweizer models.
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