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Able Delivers 100th Flight Deck Upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam

Able Delivers 100th Flight Deck Upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam

Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that it has delivered its 100th state-of-the-art flight deck upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated membership-supported air ambulance service in the U.S. Completed for a mixed fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters, the upgrade ensures that Air… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 09-Mar-17

Able signs an exclusive agreement with Eagle Copters

Able signs an exclusive agreement with Eagle Copters

 Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected by Eagle Copters Ltd. as the exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services for helicopter installations in Australasia and Chile. The agreement includes support for a significant mixed fleet of aircraft in these regions. It will also help Eagle Copters expand… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 05-Mar-17

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Able Debuts Virtual Tours, Touchscreens at New Heli-Expo Booth

Able Debuts Virtual Tours, Touchscreens at New Heli-Expo Booth

Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company will debut a new booth at Heli-Expo 2017, using virtual reality and touch-screen technology to deliver a closer-than-ever look into the fast-evolving aerospace company. “We realize not everyone has the time or resources to physically visit our facility, but when they do, we usually hear… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 28-Feb-17

Bell and Aerospace to work together in Canada on product availability

Bell and Aerospace to work together in Canada on product availability

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has announced it will work with its affiliate, Bell Helicopter, in Calgary to expand its product availability in Canada. During the coming months, Able will build in-country availability on its full line of approved replacement parts (PMA) and dynamic components for exchange for the Bell 206… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 15-Nov-16

Able debuts 24-hour AOG support

Able debuts 24-hour AOG support

 Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has launched the Able after hours Help Desk, establishing 24-hour, industry-leading Able support for customers with fixed-wing and rotor-wing Aircraft on the Ground (AOG). The Help Desk will work in tandem with Able’s weekday customer service team to provide around-the-clock, seven-days-a-week AOG assistance. “AOG is a… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 26-Oct-16

Able Aerospace adds Agusta-Bell 412 to capabilities

Able Aerospace adds Agusta-Bell 412 to capabilities

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has announced the addition of Agusta Bell 412 component repairs and overhauls to its broad menu of rotor wing MRO capabilities. The announcement expands Able’s trademark cost savings and repair benefits to the Agusta-branded 412 platform, which is located largely in Europe and South America. “Able… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 11-Oct-16

Able Opens Full-Service Maintenance Center

Able Opens Full-Service Maintenance Center

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has completed a significant expansion with the opening of the Able Maintenance Center (AMC). The AMC grows Able’s industry presence with a full suite of rotorcraft airframe services including maintenance, inspections, airframe repair, avionics upgrades and paint. Combined with Able’s already world-leading, on-site MRO and parts… Read more »

Source: Able, 12-Jul-16

Able Aerospace Services joins Leonardo Helicopters service network

Able Aerospace Services joins Leonardo Helicopters service network

Able Aerospace Services has been named by Leonardo-Finmeccanica, through AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp, as an approved supplier for maintenance, repairs, overhaul and testing for AgustaWestland products’ components.  HeliHub.com can confirm that all models of AgustaWestland helicopter are included, although Able will initially be concentrating on AW109, AW119 and AW139. Able joins the Leonardo Helicopters’ worldwide service network… Read more »

Source: Able, 06-Jun-16

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Japan certifies Able Aerospace Services as an Approved Maintenance Organization

Japan certifies Able Aerospace Services as an Approved Maintenance Organization

Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has earned certification by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) as an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO). The recognition expands Able’s broad certification platform that includes airworthiness recognition from across the globe. The JCAB-AMO certification, which is issued by Japan’s Minister… Read more »

Source: Able, 26-Apr-16

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Able Aerospace Services becomes Bell Service Center

Able Aerospace Services becomes Bell Service Center

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced Able Aerospace Services, located in Mesa, Arizona, as Bell Helicopter’s newest Service Center. Recently acquired by Textron Aviation, Able provides component repairs, component exchanges and replacement parts, among other support and service offerings for commercial rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft customers around the world. This industry… Read more »

Source: Bell, 02-Mar-16

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Able Doubles Hydraulics Facility and Adds New Servo Capabilities

Able Doubles Hydraulics Facility and Adds New Servo Capabilities

Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has doubled the size of its in-house hydraulics facility, expanding the bandwidth for its Bell 206 and 407 servo repairs, and supporting the addition of its newest service: the overhaul, repair and exchange of Bell 212/412, AS350 and AS355 hydraulics. “With the Bell 206… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 01-Mar-16

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Able Engineering sells out to Textron

Able Engineering sells out to Textron

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Able Engineering & Component Services Inc. and Able Aerospace Inc., an industry-leading repair and overhaul company. Based in Mesa, Arizona, Able provides component repairs, component exchanges and replacement parts, among other support and service offerings for commercial rotorcraft… Read more »

Source: Textron, 22-Jan-16

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Able Aerospace names Business Generation VP

Able Aerospace names Business Generation VP

Able Aerospace Services, a global leader in rotor- and fixed-wing MRO and PMA solutions, has hired industry veteran John Celigoy as Vice President of Business Generation. In this role, Celigoy leads Able’s global sales, marketing and business operations functions – efforts that have helped the company maintain an average 20 percent annual growth rate for the… Read more »

Source: Able, 17-Nov-15

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Able launches two new solutions for the Bell 412 pivot bearing

Able launches two new solutions for the Bell 412 pivot bearing

Able Aerospace Services has introduced two new solutions for the Bell 412 pivot bearing: an FAA approved PMA and the company’s first overhaul and exchange solution for the OEM part. This announcement expands Able’s already broad elastomerics program, including comprehensive alternatives for the Bell 407. “We are a long-standing, one-source elastomerics solution for Bell owners… Read more »

Source: Able, 13-Aug-15

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ABLE SECURES FAA APPROVAL ON FIVE NEW BELL HELICOPTER PMAs

ABLE SECURES FAA APPROVAL ON FIVE NEW BELL HELICOPTER PMAs

Able Aerospace, Inc.  has received FAA approval on five new rotor wing PMAs, further expanding one of the industry’s most inclusive menus of rotor wing PMA solutions. These new parts are as follows: • Boot: PN 4RP-340-102-101 (Bell 412) • Disk: PN 9440791-1AA (Bell 205A-1, 205B, 212, 412, 214B, 214ST) • Pitch Link Assembly: PN… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 19-May-15

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Able Begins Distribution Of New Bell 407/429 Calipers & Disc Pmas

Able Begins Distribution Of New Bell 407/429 Calipers & Disc Pmas

Able Aerospace, Inc. has announced the FAA approval and official availability of the following new Bell 407/429 PMA offerings, thanks to an exclusive distribution agreement with Northwest Dynamics, Inc. (NDI): • 407 Caliper Assembly (427-340-352-113/NDI: B0244-1) • 429 Caliper Assembly (427-340-352-111 and -112/NDI: B0238-1 and -2) • 429 Brake Disc (206-340-301-105/NDI: D0143-3) • 407 Caliper/Overhaul… Read more »

Source: ABLE, 27-Mar-15

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Able Aerospace Services, PHI Sign Long-Term Service Agreement

Able Aerospace Services, PHI Sign Long-Term Service Agreement

Able Aerospace Services and leading helicopter services company PHI, Inc. have signed a formal service agreement assigning all of PHI’s Bell 206L and 407 component overhaul and exchange work to Mesa, Arizona-based Able. “We have been using Able’s services for years, and in that time have saved millions of dollars through direct purchase savings, increased… Read more »

Source: Able, 17-Mar-15

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Able launches bearings service line for Bell 206/407

Able launches bearings service line for Bell 206/407

Able Aerospace Services is on a roll, launching a new service line providing Level 1 bearing inspection and Level 2 bearing overhaul and repair for the Bell 206 and 407. The company plans to add additional aircraft bearings services in the coming months. “Able prides itself on being a one-stop, value-add solution for its customers…. Read more »

Source: Able, 10-Mar-15

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Able Receives FAA Approval for Bell 407 Tail Rotor Fan Shaft

Able Receives FAA Approval for Bell 407 Tail Rotor Fan Shaft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Able Aerospace approval of a new tail rotor fan shaft replacement part (PMA) for the Bell 407 aircraft. The new PMA is the industry’s only OEM part alternative, meeting the highest industry safety standards at significant cost savings. “Able strives to always be the best value alternative in… Read more »

Source: Able, 08-Jan-15

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Northwest Dynamics, Inc. Secures FAA Approval for Full PMA Line

Northwest Dynamics, Inc. Secures FAA Approval for Full PMA Line

Northwest Dynamics, Inc. (NDI) and Able Aerospace, Inc. are ramping up a new distribution partnership following this month’s FAA approval of NDI’s Bell Rotor Brake components and assemblies. NDI is the Original Equipment Manufacturer supplier of Bell Rotor Brakes for Bell 206 and 407 aircraft. As NDI’s exclusive distributor, Able will stock and handle distribution… Read more »

Source: Able, 18-Nov-14

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Able Aerospace Services, Air Evac Lifeteam Expand Partnership

Able Aerospace Services, Air Evac Lifeteam Expand Partnership

Able Aerospace Services is expanding its partnership with O’Fallon, Missouri-based Air Evac Lifeteam. As part of the expanded partnership, Air Evac will transition the airframe maintenance/upgrades currently completed in Air Evac’s West Plains Completion Center to Able’s facility in Mesa, Arizona. Upgrades will include Garmin glass cockpits and HeliSAS autopilot systems. Additionally, Able will incorporate… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 12-Nov-14

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Able Receives FAA Approval for Bell 407 Tail Rotor Output Shaft

Able Receives FAA Approval for Bell 407 Tail Rotor Output Shaft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Able Aerospace approval of a new tail rotor output shaft replacement part (PMA) for the Bell 407 aircraft. The FAA approved PMA option continues Able’s response to industry demand and further expands its deep bench of safe and reliable Bell 407 solutions. “Able has a long history of… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 04-Nov-14

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Ramco partners with Able Aerospace Services

Ramco partners with Able Aerospace Services

Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, today announced a new partnership with Able Aerospace Services (a leading aviation component MRO and component parts manufacturer) to become its monolithic ERP system of record, including complete Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO), Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance and Accounting software solutions. “Ramco’s solution… Read more »

Source: Ramco Systems, 16-Jul-14

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Able Earns $8.75m in US Air Force Contracts

Able Earns $8.75m in US Air Force Contracts

Able Aerospace Services, a leading MRO service and FAA approved PMA parts provider, and one of the world’s largest helicopter repair facilities, has been awarded two five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC), located at Robinson Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ga. Worth an estimated $8.75 million,… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 11-May-14

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Able Aerospace named exclusive distributor by Northwest Dynamics

Able Aerospace named exclusive distributor by Northwest Dynamics

Able Aerospace Services, a leading MRO service and PMA parts provider, and one of the world’s largest helicopter repair facilities, today announced that Able Aerospace Inc. has been named as the exclusive distributor for Northwest Dynamics’ pending PMA line of Bell Rotor Brake components and assemblies. This agreement allows Able to provide operators of Bell… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 24-Feb-14

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Able Aerospace Services open huge new facility in Phoenix

Able Aerospace Services open huge new facility in Phoenix

Able Aerospace Services, an MRO service and PMA parts provider, and one of the world’s largest helicopter repair facilities, has completed the company’s move to its new, larger headquarters located at Phoenix-Gateway Airport. This move to a brand new, fly-in custom-designed facility allows for additional capabilities in areas including advanced metal finishing, hydraulic repair and… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 23-Sep-13

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Able Provides Low-Cost Replacement of Bell Rotor Brake Discs

Able Provides Low-Cost Replacement of Bell Rotor Brake Discs

Bell 206 operators received welcome news to help offset rising maintenance costs this week when the FAA granted PMA approval to Able Aerospace to provide low-cost replacements of Bell 206 Rotor Brake Disc (OEM p/n 9440904; Able p/n 9440904AA). Able, a world leader in aviation component repair development, overhaul, and approved replacement parts solutions, will… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 05-Sep-13

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Able Aerospace Services expands Product Offerings

Able Aerospace Services expands Product Offerings

Able Aerospace Services, an MRO service and PMA parts provider, and one of the world’s largest helicopter repair facilities, today announced expanded repair and overhaul capabilities and numerous new PMA parts available for Agusta AW139, Bell 206, Bell 407 and Sikorsky S76 helicopter fleets. Able Aerospace Services will display an array of rotorcraft components in… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 06-Mar-13

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MARPA co-founder George Powell joins Able Aerospace

MARPA co-founder George Powell joins Able Aerospace

Able Aerospace Services, an MRO service and PMA parts provider, and one of the largest helicopter repair and PMA facilities, today announced that industry veteran George Powell has joined the company as the Safety Management System (SMS) Program Advisor and will be working as the Assistant to Able Aerospace President Anthony Saenz. Powell brings decades… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 06-Mar-13

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Able expands Bell 206 offerings with two PMA approved parts

Able expands Bell 206 offerings with two PMA approved parts

Able Aerospace Services, a leader in dynamic component repairs, overhauls, and approved replacement part solutions, announced today the availability of a new Bell 206 Main Rotor Strap Fitting and Pin replacement part (PMA). Operators of Bell 206 helicopters can now further reduce operating costs by utilizing these exclusive FAA-certified PMA parts along with other cost-saving… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 12-Dec-12

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Able Aerospace breaks ground on new Mesa Arizona facility

Able Aerospace breaks ground on new Mesa Arizona facility

Officials from Able Aerospace Services and the City of Mesa, Ariz., held a groundbreaking ceremony today to kick off construction of Able’s expansive new on-airport company headquarters. The multi-state celebration is continuing during Heli-Expo 2012 next week in Dallas, Texas, as Able President and CEO Lee Benson and Mesa City Councilwoman Dina Higgins share highlights… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 09-Feb-12

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Able introduces more affordable certified components for B206

Able introduces more affordable certified components for B206

Able Aerospace Services, on a mission to help helicopter operators reduce costs, has introduced two new Federal Aviation Administration-approved components for Bell 206 helicopters. The Oil Cooler Blower and Pillow Block Assemblies and related Wear Disks are in stock and available now at a fraction of what the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) charges and provide… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 06-Jul-11

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Able Aerospace Services launches Able Preferred™ overhaul program with savings of up to 70%

Able Aerospace Services launches Able Preferred™ overhaul program with savings of up to 70%

Operators of Eurocopter AS350 and Bell 407 and 206 helicopters can realize overhaul and repair savings ranging from 35 to 70 percent using Able Preferred™, a new program from Able Aerospace Services. Able Preferred offers a full range of safe, FAA-approved dynamic component overhauls for these helicopters. Able Preferred overhauls are an alternative to OEM… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 09-Mar-11

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Recession-proof: Able Aerospace Services grows, plans aggressive expansion

Recession-proof: Able Aerospace Services grows, plans aggressive expansion

While consistently maintaining its focus on helping operators reduce aircraft operating costs with safe, approved value-driven component repair, overhaul and replacement part (PMA) solutions, Able Aerospace Services is a company on the move. Even as Able closes out its most successful year to-date it has mapped out an aggressive plan to achieve 300 percent growth… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 08-Mar-11

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Able Aerospace Services to unveil cost-cutting case studies, new programs at Heli-Expo Seminar

Able Aerospace Services to unveil cost-cutting case studies, new programs at Heli-Expo Seminar

Able Aerospace Services, a Component Overhaul, Repair and Replacement Parts (PMA) Manufacturer, will host a seminar at Heli-Expo to discuss strategies for reducing aircraft operating costs. The 45-minute presentation will be held on Monday, March 7, at 1 p.m. in Room S.230-F of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Able experts will discuss… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace Services, 01-Mar-11

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Able Aerospace receives PMA approval for 407 rotor brake disc

Able Aerospace receives PMA approval for 407 rotor brake disc

Able, a world leader in aviation component repair development, overhaul, and approved replacement parts solutions, will immediately begin offering the replacement Rotor Brake Disc from their facility in Phoenix, Arizona. “We are very excited to provide another affordable replacement part to 407 operators,” said Able Aerospace President, Anthony Saenz. “We offer certified, guaranteed parts that… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 29-Oct-10

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FAA Approves Able’s Latest 206 PMA Part

Source: Rotorhub, 21-Jul-09

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