LASD AS332L1 Completes Major Inspection
Vector Aerospace, MRO provider, completed 7,500 hour (G-check) and 12-year major inspections for AS332L1 Super Puma helicopter operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD)
Vector Aerospace, June 06, 2016 - Langley, BC – Vector Aerospace a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the completion of a 7,500 hour major inspection (“G-check”) and 12-year major inspection for an Airbus Helicopters AS332 L1 Super Puma helicopter operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD).
The Super Puma was successfully delivered back to the LASD from Vector’s hangar in Langley, BC on June 3, 2016.
“Our decision to select Vector to conduct these major inspections was based on our past experience with the company,” said Darren Ota, Chief of Helicopter Maintenance for LASD. “Vector’s team works collaboratively to provide excellent customer service and high quality work, and it is a pleasure doing business with them.”
“Our technicians are certified by Airbus Helicopters to perform D-level repair for these aircraft, and this expertise is reflected in the quality of work we produce,” said Craig Pluim, Vice President, Sales – Rotary Wing at Vector Aerospace. “We are thrilled to have been selected by LASD to perform a G-check and 12-year inspection on their AS332 L1, and we look forward to supporting their future requirements.”
About the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is the largest sheriff’s department in the world. It is divided into the four main operations of Custody Operations, Patrol Operations, Countywide Services and Administrative & Professional Standards. Within the four operations, there are thirteen additional subgroups, called divisions, each headed by a Division Chief. From within these divisions are bureaus and specialized units which provide specific services to the county, the county residents, other county, state and federal agencies.
The LASD’s core values are: “Courage, Compassion, Professionalism, Accountability and Respect. With integrity, compassion and courage, we serve our communities – protecting life and property, being diligent and professional in our acts and deeds, holding ourselves and each other accountable for our actions at all times, while respecting the dignity and rights of all. Earning the Public Trust Every Day!”
About Vector Aerospace: Vector Aerospace holds approvals from some of the world's leading turbine engine, airframe and avionics OEMs. Powerplants supported include a wide range of turboshafts, turboprops and turbofans from General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca. Vector Aerospace also provides support for a wide range of airframes from Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Boeing and Sikorsky, its capabilities including major inspections and dynamic component overhaul, and offers full-service avionics capability, including aircraft rewiring, mission equipment installation and glass cockpit upgrades.
Eurocopter AS332L1 Super Puma N951LB ( State of California )