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    Kerala billionaire B. Ravi Pillai becomes the first Indian to own a 100-crore Airbus luxury helicopt

    The 68-year-old millionaire, B.Ravi Pillai is presently worth $2.5 billion and employs around 70,000 people via his different companies.

    Digital Desk: B.Ravi Pillai, chairman of the RP Group of Companies, has become the proud owner of the Rs 100 crore Airbus H145 helicopter, making him the first Indian to do so. Only 1,500 H145s are now flying across the world. According to Onmanorama, the chopper flew for the first time on Sunday from Kovalam to The Raviz Ashtamudi, with RP Group Vice-Chairman on board. The 68-year-old millionaire, B.Ravi Pillai is presently worth $2.5 billion and employs around 70,000 people via his different companies. He is based in the UAE and has a keen interest in all Middle Eastern countries. Also Read: Smriti Irani, Anand Mahindra praises Pradeep Mehra after his running video goes viral
    What’s special about the helicopter?
    • The state of the art helicopter which has all the latest safety features will be able to carry seven passengers and the pilot.
    • The helicopter is capable of landing and takeoff from even high altitudes of 20,000 feet above sea level.
    • In addition, the chopper boasts of energy absorbing seats which ensure the safety of its passengers in case of an accident.
    • Further The H145 is also equipped with advanced wireless communication system.
    According to a top official of the RP Group, the recent acquisition of the helicopter would increase his tourism business because he owns a string of luxury hotels around the state and will be utilised to ferry his visitors across tourist areas in the state. The Raviz Kadavu in Kozhikode, The Raviz Ashtamudi in Kollam, and The Raviz Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram all have helipads. B.Ravi Pillai, who keeps a low profile, is also recognised for his charitable work and friendships with prominent political figures from various political parties. PCA Banner 2022

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