15-Nov-2012 Source: Turbomeca
During the Air Show China, Turbomeca China (Safran group) and Hong Kong Government Flying Service (GFS), celebrate 10 years of SBH® (Support By the Hour) contract.
100% of GFS helicopter, powered by Turbomeca engines, is under SBH® contract. The main mission accomplished by GFS is Search & Rescue (SAR), GFS providing a 24 hours air ambulance service. It also performs police support, fire fighting, general government support and aerial survey.
The Turbomeca SBH® contract protect customers from operational issues. It is customized and based on their activity and needs. From basic engine support to fully comprehensive care, SBH® offers flexibility and ease of use. Thanks to SBH®, Turbomeca engines operators can smooth their maintenance costs, ease their budget forecasting, and benefit quick support to unscheduled removals.
Turbomeca (Safran group) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced over 69 000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,450 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 18 Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, 24 Service Centers and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units. For more information: www.turbomeca.com and www.safran-group.com.