Vector Aerospace sgns engine support agreement with Discovery Air

Vector Aerospace sgns engine support agreement with Discovery Air 12 Feb, 12, Source: Vector Aerospace

As per the terms of the two-year agreement, Vector provides comprehensive engine repair and overhaul support; including modification, test and other services for Discovery Air’s Turbomeca Arriel 1 and 2 model engines as well as the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engines. All engines covered in the agreement include complete dynamic testing at Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America, located in Richmond, British Columbia; and at Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic’s Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada engine overhaul facility.

Bill Drikos, vice-president of sales for Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America expresses his pleasure with the contract signing, saying: “We are very confident that through the combined expertise and resources of Vector’s Helicopter and fixed-wing Engine Services operations, we are able to offer exceptional support to the Discovery Air Group.  Like Vector, Discovery Air has established a reputation of providing the highest standards of service to its customers, and our long-standing commitment to superior customer service; coupled with customer-proven, world class MRO services will help ensure Discovery Air continues to offer its customers the high levels of satisfaction they deserve.”
Vector’s comprehensive service portfolio includes:

  • Engines: (Pratt & Whitney PT6T, Rolls Royce model 250, Arriel 1 and Arriel 2, General Electric T58 /  CT58 and  CT-7A / T700) * including complete test capability
  • Dynamic components
  • Airframes and major inspections (support for various Sikorsky, Eurocopter and Bell models)
  • Full-service avionics; including glass cockpit engineering, development and integration; complete aircraft rewires, Supplemental Type Certificate development, etc.

 

Photo – Turbomeca Arriel 1E

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