Rolls-Royce, January 29, 2020 - Rolls-Royce has announced Arrow Aviation as the newest FIRST network™ Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center (AMROC). Headquartered in Broussard, Louisiana, Arrow Aviation will provide certified MRO services for M250 and RR300 engine customers.
Previously, as a Rolls-Royce M250 Authorized Maintenance Center, Arrow Aviation provided comprehensive in-house component repair reworks capabilities to customers worldwide. As a new AMROC member, the team will add overhaul capabilities to their portfolio of certified services.
“Arrow’s ongoing commitment to investment and expansion in capability is something we’re all very proud of,” explains David Guidry, General Manager, Arrow Aviation. “Our expansion to the AMROC capability demonstrates our focus on supporting all of our client’s requirements in quality, cost, and delivery”.
With more than 16,000 turboshaft and turboprop engines in service and 4,500 customers worldwide, the Rolls-Royce FIRST network provides M250 and RR300 operators a global network of authorized MRO service centers. The FIRST network includes more than 30 approved, licensed service centers, and its competitive structure means operators can find affordable and reliable service anywhere for Rolls-Royce M250 or RR300 engines.
“We congratulate Arrow Aviation for making the investment to transition to an AMROC member,” said Scott Cunningham, Rolls-Royce Director of Helicopter Services. “Their dedication to customer satisfaction and quality service will be an outstanding addition to the team.”
The proven Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines have powered more than 260 million flight hours of dependable service around the world. To date, more than 33,000 of these workhorse engines have been delivered to the marketplace.
The M250 and RR300 are manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana, where a $600 million Rolls-Royce investment in modernization and technology programs is nearing completion, including state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing.
Rolls-Royce employs 6,000 people in 27 states across the U.S., literally coast-to-coast, from southern California to Walpole, Massachusetts. In addition, Rolls-Royce business supports more than 52,000 jobs across the U.S., adding nearly $9 billion to the nation’s economy each year.
Rolls-Royce has invested nearly $1 billion in Research and Development in the U.S. since 2013.
About Arrow Aviation Company, LLC: Arrow Aviation operates from an 80,000 square foot, state of the art facility where they provide helicopter maintenance and completion services to the commercial, offshore, corporate, emergency medical and private aviation sectors of the helicopter industry.
Since 1997, Arrow Aviation has been committed to providing quality services at reasonable prices as a fully integrated turnkey company. Arrow Aviation is a Leonardo Excellent Service Center, Bell Helicopter – Textron Customer Service Centre, Airbus Helicopter Service Center, Sikorsky Authorized Maintenance Centre and Safran Aerosystems Service Center.
About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc: Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.
Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
Annual underlying revenue was $19.35 billion* in 2018, around half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services.
In 2018, Rolls-Royce invested $1.8 billion* on research and development. We also support a global network of 29 University Technology Centres, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the forefront of scientific research.
The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills.