3-May-2011 Source: MD Helicopters
MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI), a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, has announced that ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, has been approved as an Authorized MD Helicopters Service Center.Â ADAC is now approved to provide airframe maintenance, component overhaul, and part and accessory sales to the operators of the MD 900 /902 Explorer helicopters.
MD Authorized Service Centers provide factory authorized service and MD factory parts and accessories to their respective region.Â Each MD Authorized Service Center is required to attend factory maintenance training for the models for which they maintain, and are required to manage a minimum spares and specialized tools inventory in order to properly support their customers. In addition, each MD Authorized Service Center is able to perform warranty replacement for parts and labor.
Gary Dolski, Vice President of Customer Support for MD Helicopters, Inc. said, â€œAdding ADAC to the MDHI family of product support centers reinforces our commitment to providing the finest aftermarket support available to those whom have made MD Helicopters their aircraft of choice.Â As MDHI continues to grow, aligning strategic Service Centers with our expanding fleets around the world allows us to ensure the needs of our customers are met.â€
ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH at the Sankt Augustin airfield, Bonn Hangelar, was founded in 1963 and employs over 100 highly qualified workers.Â Approved in accordance with PART 145 of FAA regulations, the company offers a wide variety of helicopter services and boasts a prestigious client list which includes ADAC air rescue ANWB medical air assistance (NL), Luxembourg air ambulance LAA (LUX), federal police, national police helicopter squadrons, national and international carriers and private helicopter operators.Â Two additional plants are located at the Oppin Airfield Hall, Oppin and the Landshut airfield, Landshut.
HeliHub.com editor note – Germany is the base country for 11 Explorers, 10 of which are in law enforcement use and 1 in EMS.