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    NEWS | TH-57 in US Navy

    Able Continues Support to US Navy TH-57 Fleet

    Able Aerospace in collaboration with Vertex Aerospace will continue its almost decade-long support of the US Navy TH-57 trainer helicopters fleet.

    * The TH-57 Sea Ranger, first acquired in 1968, is being replaced by 130 TH-73A Thrasher with deliveries scheduled to be completed by 2024

      Heli-Expo 2022


    Able Continues Support to US Navy TH-57 Fleet

    Able, March 13, 2022 - MESA, ARIZONA - Able Aerospace Services Inc, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced during the HAI Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas, the continuation of its almost decade-long fulfillment platform support of the United States Navy’s TH-57 fleet of training helicopters through a collaboration with Vertex Aerospace.

    Able’s excellence in engineering, its focus on the customer and ability to produce cost effective repairs ensures that Vertex Aerospace can continue to provide outstanding support for the Navy’s fleet.

    The TH-57 platform provides advanced instrument flight rules (IFR) training to several hundred aviation students every year at the Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Florida.

    Able continues to utilize its robust expanded repair and dynamic overhaul capabilities to provide best-in-class support for this high-volume, high-flight time training platform.

    “Able’s commitment to high quality and component reliability, combined with our innovative, cost-effective repair and development of overhaul solutions provide unmatched value to our customers,” said Travis Tyler, vice president and general manager, Able Aerospace Services Inc. “We are proud to continue to serve the United States Navy’s helicopter training fleet through our relationship with Vertex Aerospace.”

    The Able team will be at HAI Heli-Expo March 7-10; find them at booth #3511 to learn more about its support capabilities for commercial and military fleets of all sizes.

    About Able Aerospace: Operating from a 250,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art headquarters in Mesa, Arizona, Able offers more than 10,000 FAA-approved repairs and overhauls, some of the world’s largest rotable exchange inventories and in-house specialized services ranging from electroplating, chemical processing, machining and grinding to non-destructive testing, hydraulics and bearings services. Together with a team of more than 350 mechanics, engineers and support teams, Able completes more than 95 percent of all jobs on site.

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