Heli-One Poland Delivers First AW139 Exhaust Duct Repaired
Heli-One, part of CHC, completed its first proprietary repair in its Poland facility of an AgustaWestland AW139 first generation duct.
Heli-One, January 28, 2016 - Rzeszow, Poland – Heli-One, the world's largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced it has completed its first proprietary repair in its Poland facility of an AgustaWestland AW139 first generation duct.
Heli-One’s facility in Rzeszow completed the repair for a third party customer, making it mission ready in just 10 days.
Heli-One developed the propriety repair, which is approved by both EASA and Transport Canada, to provide AW139 operators a swift and cost-efficient alternative for replacing damaged exhaust ducts.
The repair is now offered in Heli-One’s Rzeszow, Poland and Boundary Bay, Canada facilities.
"Our team of engineers and technicians are dedicated to providing the most efficient and economical solutions for our customers. Previously AW139 operators would often need to replace exhaust ducts when they were unserviceable. This innovative repair allows them to explore a more economical and flexible option for returning unserviceable ducts to service," said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One.
Heli-One repairs first and second generation AW139 exhaust ducts for the following part numbers:
- Number 1 Engine Exhaust Nozzle: 3G7800L00631, 3G7800L00632, 3G7800V00931
- Number 2 Engine Exhaust Nozzle: 3G7800L00731, 3G7800V00732, 3G7800V01031
- Aft Exhaust Ejector: 3G7810A02131 & 3G7810A02231
- Forward Exhaust Duct: 3G7810A00231 & 3G7810A00331
About Heli-One: Heli-One is based in Delta, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Delta, Canada; Stavanger, Norway; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is the world’s largest independent helicopter MRO and hold certifications and expertise on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, Finmeccanica (AgustaWestland), Bell, Turbomeca, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.
Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI).