VIH Aerospace Adds AgustaWestland AW139 to AMO
Canada VIH Aerospace (VIHA) has now added the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter to its Transport Canada – Approved Maintenance Organization Certificate
VIH Aerospace, March 02, 2016 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services has now added the Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter to its Transport Canada – Approved Maintenance Organization Certificate.
With this addition, VIH Aerospace is now approved by the regulatory body to perform specific aircraft maintenance activities including the inspection, overhaul, maintenance, repair and/or modification and release to service of the AW139 helicopter.
“This is a significant announcement for AW139 helicopter operators,” says Arne Arneson, general manager of VIH Aerospace.
“AW139 owners and operators in Canada now have an experienced and proven alternative MMRO services provider in Western Canada that can provide them with top quality support for their helicopters.” Arneson continues, explaining that the addition of the AW139 to VIHA’s support portfolio is in keeping with his company’s strategic plan of increasing its range and scope of capabilities in support of VIHA’s growing customer base; both through the addition of additional services for on currently-served platforms as well as offering industry-recognized best-in-class MMRO services on new helicopter types such as the AW139.
VIHA offers a comprehensive suite of services including: component overhaul, structural repair, avionics and electrical modifications/upgrades/installations, Mobile Repair Teams, manufacturing, aircraft refurbishment and completions, scheduled inspections, paint, product engineering and Supplemental Type Certificate Development and parts/special operations equipment sales.
Aircraft types supported by VIHA include:
- Sikorsky S-61/S-76/ S-92
- Bell Helicopter 205/206/212/407/222/230
- Airbus AS350/AS355/EC130
VIH Aerospace is exhibiting at Heli-Expo 2016 (Booth # 1209)
About VIH Aerospace: VIH Aerospace services include airframe & component MRO, Manufacturing, Engineering & Design, Fabrication & Refurbishment, Avionics & Electrical & Non-Destructive Testing; all performed to Original Equipment Manufacturer specification and in accordance to aviation industry regulatory bodies and organizations.
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