Heli-One, February 04, 2016 - Rzeszow, Poland – Heli-One’s helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility in Rzeszow, Poland is now approved to provide base maintenance services on Airbus H225 aircraft operating in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Cayman Islands.
This comes after receiving regulatory authorization from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and the Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
This approval adds to the facility's existing capability with the Airbus fleet, including the AS332 and the H135.
The H225 base maintenance capabilities offered from Heli-One’s Poland facility include:
- All levels of inspections and checks
- Full structural support
- Corrosion removal and repair
- Structural repairs and modifications
- Avionics modifications and repairs
- Inspection, test and re-certification
- Non-destructive testing (NDT)
- Replacement of life limited parts
- Service bulletin compliance
- Investigation/fault diagnosis
- Vibration evaluation and diagnosis
Poland is the third Heli-One facility to offer H225 base maintenance capabilities expanding Heli-One’s ability to provide operators worldwide with industry-leading helicopter maintenance.
Heli-One also offers H225 base maintenance at facilities in Delta, Canada and Stavanger, Norway.
The 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Poland has a maintenance hangar which can accommodate up to six large airframes, a fully equipped avionics workshop, structure shop with a specialized tail boom repair area, and dedicated paint bay.
“The team in Poland has extensive experience with Airbus helicopters and has been type-rated and thoroughly trained on the H225,” said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One. “This expertise, combined with the Poland facility’s design, which follows LEAN principles that maximize safety, effectiveness and efficiency, means we can provide H225 operators with world-class MRO solutions while reducing turnaround times.”
Learn more about our Rzeszow, Poland facility: http://heli-one.ca/about-us/facilities/rzeszow-poland
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. (OTCQX:HELIF)