Newsletter #306 | News
CTRM Aviation Appointed Authorized Service Center For Malaysian Fleet Of MD 530G Light Scout Attack Helicopters
CTRM Aviation will provide support service of the first six MD530G light attack helicopters to be put into service with the Malaysian Army Aviation Regiment.
MD Helicopters, April 20, 2016 - Mesa, Ariz. - In partnership with Malaysia-based Halaman Optima Sdn Bhd, MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) has announced that CTRM Aviation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRB-Hicom Defense Technologies, will be the exclusive authorized service center supporting the company’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations military segment.
Specifically, the contract is awarded for the support of the first six MD 530G light attack helicopters to be put into service with the Malaysian Army Aviation Regiment.
MD Helicopters has a legacy of providing comprehensive end-to-end support for its growing global fleet of military and commercial customers. With this announcement, MDHI is demonstrating its commitment to not only delivering the enhanced aerial fire capability and mission flexibility required by the Malaysian Army, but to advancing indigenous capabilities regarding long-term service, support and effective operation of the fleet.
CTRM Aviation is one of the leading aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul outfits in Malaysia. With capabilities driven by decades of experience, a highly specialized workforce and numerous original equipment manufacturers accreditation, the certification of CTRM Aviation includes approved maintenance organization, authorized engineering organization, Federal Aviation Administration, Part 145 and countless other certifications for both military and civilian aircraft from Directorate General Technical Airworthiness, Department of Civil Aviation and foreign certification authority.
The CTRM Group of companies was established by the Malaysian Government in the middle of 1990s to spearhead the aerospace development of the country. In 2013, CTRM Group was acquired by DRB-Hicom Defense Technologies, a fully-owned subsidiary of DRB-Hicom a diversified conglomerate in Malaysia.
About MD Helicopters, Inc.: MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company, is a leading manufacturer of commercial, military, law enforcement and air-rescue helicopters. The MDHI family of rotorcraft is world renowned for its value, versatility and performance, and includes the twin-engine MD 902 Explorer, and single engine versions of the MD 600N, MD 520N, MD 500E, MD 530F and MD 530G. The innovative NOTAR® system for anti-torque control with no tail rotor – a key feature of the MD 902, MD 600N and MD 520N –is used exclusively by MD Helicopters to provide safer, quieter performance and confined-area access capability.
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