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Safari Enterprises, LLC to relocate to Macon County, Tennessee, create 85 jobs

Christian Fernsby |
Safari Enterprises, LLC officials announced that the helicopter manufacturer will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Marianna, Fla. to Lafayette, Tenn.

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Safari Enterprises, LLC, known as Safari Helicopter, is a leading manufacturer of two-seater helicopter kits. Over the next five years, Safari Helicopter will invest $7.5 million and create 85 jobs in Macon County.

As phase one of the relocation, the company will build a 16,000-square-foot facility at the Lafayette Municipal Airport. Phase two will include construction of additional buildings to accommodate for future growth.

The company manufactures and sells “home build” helicopter manufacturing kits for aviation enthusiasts with an in-house build option for those uncomfortable with the building process.

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