Parting Shot: Checking the Copter
Wednesday, 3:22 pm
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Hangar
Near Honolulu International Airport
Fred Beringer, a mechanic’s assistant, and Cannen Shaw, senior aircraft mechanic, perform a routine maintenance check on a EC130T2 Eco-Star helicopter.
The company – which provides aerial tours and chartered transportation on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big island – says these modern helicopters run about $2 million apiece.